Reader: 5280 Hip-Hop Awards are very relevant to those who are nominated and those who win

If you think Occupy Denver and Tim Tebow are the most polarizing topics in Denver these days, well, you're absolutely right. In local music, however, at least judging from the heated exchange in our comments section, few things are as provocative it seems as the 5280 Hip-Hop Awards. While the event has attracted its fair share of detractors, some readers, such as Lenny-Lenn, who posted our comment of the day, insist that the awards are very relevant:

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