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Originally posted by mostlyspoons
Rap sucks anyway
theres no musical value at all. Period. It is a tool of the music industry for controlling black youth, and serves to perpetuate racial divides.
Originally posted by conspiracyrus
reply to post by jimminycricket
Im glad you listen to Wu and yes Rza imo is a producing genius .. i mean hells wind staffs beat was the greatest work of art in the 20th century , Rza amazes me every time using instruments that are off tune and off beat to make a track that is worthy of only the best ... why dont more rappers use his tracks? simply becuase they cannot speak on them. Lil wayne would be confounded if presented a RZA track
Originally posted by jackieps1975
reply to post by alienstrangler
Sampling really killed any respect I could have grown to have for the (rap/hip-hop) genre. How can anyone respect music that is not even original? Just another piece of evidence to support the fact that our society is completely lacking in creativity and original thought.
It's more sad than anything.
Originally posted by Diplomat
reply to post by alienstrangler
Do you even know anything about rap producers? Most of the best producers today compose every part of the beat, they don't remake some old song. Yes, there are some producers who still use the sampling method, but the best beats are the ones that are original compositions.
One example that I bet no one on this board has even heard of because they have no idea what they're talking about and only know about Snoop Dog and Jay-Z is a Bay Area producer named Rob-Lo. He produces most tracks for The Jacka. He barely ever "samples" old songs and his beats are amazing for the most part.
I have never seen a thread with so many ignorant responses before. Some other guy saying that Lil' Wayne is the artist who always says "YEA" and "OKAY" and sells Crunk Juice? What the hell are you guys talking about? You sound so out of touch. People should not comment on things that they have no knowledge about.
Originally posted by Mekanic
Why aren't they throwing a fit? Because Lil Wayne is black. If Vanilla Ice sang it, he'd be dead.
I have a great solution to the racial crap. From here forth, everybody pays the same taxes, gets the same penalties for crime, nobody gets tax havens, such as reservations. Nobody gets "reparations" for something that happened 200 years ago. Nobody gets special treatment for their race, culture, religion, etc.
I'm really sick of how the indians get their own tax free land, and they can have casinos or do whatever they want. I didn't take their land, nor did anybody else alive today.
Black schools? Really? You're that special? Wasn't it the black people who asked to be let into white schools?
Drop the whole race thing. Probably half of the racial crap I hear comes from the supposed minorities. But no the minorities outweigh the whites, and get special treatment for most things.
Immigration. Yea, this has become a racial issue too. So here's the plan. When an illegal immigrant is caught for something, register them as a legal citizen, and make them start paying taxes, and paying for insurance. Instead of costing the taxpayers more money by shipping them back to Mexico fifty times.
Sorry about the rant, I'm done.
Originally posted by Heatburger
reply to post by js331975
I hope this doesn't come out wrong, but I feel that I myself should not feel guilty for something someone so far back in my bloodline did (may or may not have, I don't know much about my family history, i doubt we were plantation owners though). I don't agree with it at all in any way shape or form, but why should I have to carry guilt for the errors someone else made? If the whole world worked like this in every aspect of our lives (regretting something our ancestors did), we wouldn't get anything done. We'd be too busy worrying about the past to move on in the world.
[edit on 4-6-2009 by Heatburger]
Originally posted by THX-1138
Blame Rick Ruben and the Beastie Boys?
The meteoric rise of Jay-Z certainly multiplied the N-word in the universe.
The MEDIA are force feeding the filth to the world.
Smart rap just doesn't get pushed like crack vials.
Originally posted by baseball101
reply to post by GeechQuestInfo
yeah, i know that, but just imagine if a white person made this, dude.