Doug E. Fresh is much more open-minded than most of his peers when it comes to artificial intelligence affecting the art … he’s straight up calling it “an enhancement” to human abilities!!!
TMZ Hip Hop linked up with the beatboxing pioneer Wednesday in NYC, where he urged fans and artists not to fear the AI revolution taking jobs … something Krayzie Bone told us last year he fears when we raised the topic.
“The World’s Best Entertainer” was lending his support to Pencils of Promise … aneducation organization geared toward spreading modern education to children in Ghana, Guatemala and Laos.
Speaking of younger generations, Doug believes they’ll adopt AI tools much easier in the years to come.
Doug compared AI’s origins to when the drum machine entered the world of hip hop … effectively replacing live instrumentation, and he’s confident humans will still be in control.