Rhythm and Boos 

Why the music industry (and the general public) shouldn't be so quick to forgive.

It was the slap heard around the world. In 2009, after news stations reported that R&B singer Chris Brown assaulted fellow musician and at-the-time girlfriend Rihanna, I was sure of two things. First, I told myself I was going to stop referring…

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