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2.1 Million Dollar Cars, Black People and Bleak Futures

08/24/2010 02:28 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hip hop artist and CEO Birdman has been criticized in recent days for what some see as promulgating the negative stereotypes commonly associated with the Hip Hop genre generally and rap music specifically given his recent purchase and promotion of a 2.1 million dollar car.

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Today in The Mo'Kelly Report we're taking a conversation which has lit up the Black blogosphere, barber shops, and beauty shops and brought it to the mainstream. For this discussion, it's not about the politicians or pundits, it's about the people, real people. For this special panel discussion, Mo'Kelly was joined by 3 of his "people."

First, there's Will Demps, an old Georgetown University college classmate says for the most part, the brotha can spend his money how he chooses, who are we to judge?

I was also joined by Ms. Wendy Kelley, a 38-year-old divorcee and mother of 3 three boys -- who thinks the actions of Birdman and others like him negatively influence her sons and impacts her ability to keep them grounded.

And speaking of her boys, her youngest son, 10-year-old Myles will also join in the conversation to give his thoughts on these issues. Get ready, Myles is more than able to hold his own in this discussion.

Click here for the special two-part audio panel discussion.