If you listen to the guy in the photo you posted then, I'd say you're listening to the problem. If on the other hand you listen to KRS-One, Nas, Jedi Mind Tricks, Diabolic, Spice One, Cuban Link, Immortal Technique and the like, you might learn something.
What you see on BET is garbage. What you hear on the radio is corporate teeny-bopping Sony-prouced, anti-creative crap. You have to search for what's good - do research, loving knowledge.