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Emo Hip-Hop

NY Times profiles a band called the Gym Class Heroes who meld emo with hip-hop.

The world has been turned upside its head! Is Pete Wentz the new Jay-Z? Is suburban white america the new ghetto? What does this say about the future of skinny jeans? Should scrawny white guys wear black eyeliner? It’s enough to make you wanna cry and slit your wrists, but not in a good cathartic high school way.

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