Is bitch-free hip-hop on the horizon?

    If there words aren’t there, the feelings might not be either, says Russell Simmons.
    In the aftermath of the Imus scandal, countless people have weighed in on the best way to avoid those incidents and re-educate America on the issue of race. With hip-hop taking the brunt of the criticism, the co-founder of Def Jam has announced his campaign to rid the recording industry of the words “bitch,” ho” and “nigger.”
    “These three words should be considered with the same objections to obscenity as ‘extreme curse words,'” Simmons and Benjamin Chavis, co-chairmen of the advocacy group Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, said in a statement.
    There are certainly cultural changes that need to happen, but is this the answer? Tell us what you think below.