Music industry watchers have been obsessed with the future of hip hop practically since the moment rap was born 30 years ago. But sales were down 30% in 2007 and superstars like 50 Cent have lost their luster. We talk about hip-hop's soul-searching journey into the future, and longtime MC Del tha Funkee Homosapien
talks about his new album, "Eleventh Hour," and his experiences on major and independent labels.Our blog
: John Schaefer on the future of hip hop.