I just heard this little ditty CD baby, and then looked into the artist... Bomani D'Mite Armah... NotARapper.com. This guy's a poet, who puts his stuff to a hip hop beat...
Explicit lyrics, yes, so please don't click on the play-y play link if naughty words offend you (I use them every chance I get, personally). But I do like the sentiment.
Read A Book!
Of course, only available on itunes, so I can't get it via Linux, but hey.
I just found it is available (in a clean version too) on PayPlay.fm. Apparently DRM free, if you buy the MP3.