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The Reason I Listen To New Hip Hop

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by pgabriel, May 3, 2021 at 12:52 PM.

  1. pgabriel

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    It gives me a connection to young black men. I'm 46 and through industry issues and personal issues I've been forced from corporate America. My situation has put me in a position of working with uneducated inner city young black men.

    I try to view my situation as God putting here for a reason. I really want to help these young men learn life lessons they never learned at home. I love hop. A lot of guys my age hate young rappers. Just on a basic level I'm personally like why are you holding on to 30 year old music so my love of new music is just a love of music but it also provides a connection to the youth.

    Secondly rappers talk about working. They may talk about crime but they talk about going out and being aggressive and getting money on your own and not complaining or begging
     
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    I take the opposite approach and choose not to listen to avoid thinking less of today's youth.
     
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    I enjoy the thoughtful wordplay.
     
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    I stopped listening to rap completely because my mom was right way back then when she called rap and heavy metal devil music. :confused: :cool:
     
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    You should just go hoop and meet real people outside of the work setting

    Scared of getting sauced on old man?
     
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    I bet you shake your head side to side instead of up and down on every song.
     
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    The words "new hip" in the title are very apropos to me.
     
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    Do you like reggae? I am a huge reggae fan. The message is always very positive and uplifting, especially for young black men.
     
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    As long as you aren't listen to Tekashi69 , you won't decrease your brain cells
     
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    They don't listen to reggae. Not trying to change their preference, just trying to connect.

    They also like when I talk hip hop from my youth. I talk about broken homes and lack of male guidance in the inner city. It's a deeper issue than that. Black men are always trying to compete and put each other down

    It's a legacy of a survival tactic from slavery. I have very educated friends on FB who.condemn today's hip hop on subject matter as if NWA talked about deep ****

    Other than that I genuinely enjoy today's hip hop so it's no big deal but I value the connection it provides me to young black men
     
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    Storm's acomin'?
     
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    I just listen to music for the music. Yeah lyrics can send a message that detracts or engages based on the content, but 99% of music is about harmony, rhythm, and tones that evoke sensory perception. The voice and words are mostly just a tool for harmony, and sound progression.

    It's not more complicated than that. The lyrics connecting you to a culture, and state of mind??.... a little... but mostly even hip hop is about the music.
     
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    My hip is so degraded, it can't even predict the weather. :(
     
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    The D&D doesn't know what hip hop is. They don't listen to music, they are just addicted cable news.
    They think Don Lemon and Tucker and Cummo are music to their ears.


    Luckily, you know I listen to hip hop from day 1.



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    the haters are just stalin
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    when they diss us PURE ROCKETS FANS
    they diss themself

    99ers 4 life
     
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