I pride myself on my ability to put aside prejudices and look for the deeper meaning in most things. However, sometimes there is no deeper meaning and what you see is what you get, but it doesn’t hurt to look. Well here goes, Generation Y rappers aren’t getting a fair shake, from the media, from the OGs and from anyone over thirty. Just because their … Continue reading The New Rappers: Pain Personified
Am I the only one that gets goosebumps when they hear this phrase? It’s a statement so glaringly truthful that it hurts to even hear it. Maybe hurt isn’t the right word but how else should we feel when people who are “supposed” to have our backs turn around and stick a knife in it? Resentment comes to mind. This statement is one which puts … Continue reading All skinfolk ain’t kinfolk
Good For You – Selena Gomez ft. Asap Rocky I just want to look good for you. As I listen to this song I can’t help but think about the perpetuation of the traditional female role. Here’s another song about a woman wanting to please her man and looking for his approval. What does this song say to the younger generation of girls? Should … Continue reading Shut up or Shape up!