Does Elvis Presley deserve to be called the King of Rock? | The Tylt
Elvis Presley is known as the King, and was a hero to many—but not all. Critics deride him as the Vanilla Ice of rock 'n roll, a convenient vehicle to repackage Black music for sale to white audiences. Other rock historians argue that regardless of whether or not he appropriated the genre, Elvis was an innovator in his own right. They say he changed pop culture and did more to popularize the art form than anyone who preceded him. Is Elvis really the King? 👑
Does Elvis Presley deserve to be called the King of Rock?
Anytime I see Elvis I immediately think of Chuck D and Fight the Power.— Wyatt (@B_Full_of_Booze) August 16, 2017