10 Most Controversial Oscar Wins Of All Time

4. Three 6 Mafia

three six mafia If you've never heard Three 6 Mafia's musical stylings, then you're one of the lucky ones. Their rap song "It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp" accompanied the Terrence Howard staring flick, Hustle and Flow, which itself is a very average film at best, but the song is unspeakably bad. It was just the second hip-hop song to win Best Original Song at the Oscar's after Eminem's Lose Yourself in 2002, but Eminem deserved his award, the Memphis rap group stole theirs from overwhelming favourite Dolly Parton. To go with the unrelenting awfulness of the song, the very suspicious moral message does nobody any favours. The song, perhaps inadvertently, portrays the black American community in a derogatory manner. The song, and much of Three 6 Mafia's other work glorifies the lifestyle of the gangster and pimp because it's cool or whatever. Believe it or not, not all young, black Americans are pimps and gangsters. And at this point in time, Three 6 Mafia had more Academy Award wins than Martin Scorsese.
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