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Unread 06-04-2009, 03:26 PM
 
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The way it's performed is angry and in your face. If anyone has ever been really threatening toward you this is how they often look and sound along with using that type of body language. I don't appreciate listening to music that makes me feel like a victim and maybe someone would like to pop a cap in my crown.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 03:30 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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It is generally seen as black or "urban" [a more PC way of saying black or ghetto..]....and therefore that's not good.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Back home in Kaguawagpjpa.
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Originally Posted by tamajane View Post
The way it's performed is angry and in your face. If anyone has ever been really threatening toward you this is how they often look and sound along with using that type of body language. I don't appreciate listening to music that makes me feel like a victim and maybe someone would like to pop a cap in my crown.
You're mostly describing Gangsta Rap or Hardcore Rap.

Hip-Hop is like any music genre, it has many different forms and elements. I'm sure if you were tolisten to artists like Common, Talib Kwali, Lupe Fiasco, etc, these artist are more poetic in their form and approach in the way they preform and express their lyrics.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Columbus, Ohio
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Your opinion is just that. However, when you pass your opinion on as a fact, you doing a disservice to yourself.
How did I pass it of as a fact? By stating something I believe? That is pure opinion! Nothing in this thread is fact it is everyone's opinion on rap music.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Wynnewood, PA/Philadelphia, PA (Temple U)
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I see a bandwagon fan, root for whoever is good at the time. It does suck plain and simple! There is no creativity and the lyrics are horrendous. If you can find me an example of a good rap song then I'll consider it music. Until then it's nothing more then trash!

You cant spell Crap without rap!!!!!!!
I've been a Gators fan since I was born, but nice try.
Again, try some sort of intelligent response if you wish to discredit rap. Thanks.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Wynnewood, PA/Philadelphia, PA (Temple U)
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How did I pass it of as a fact? By stating something I believe? That is pure opinion! Nothing in this thread is fact it is everyone's opinion on rap music.
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It does suck plain and simple! There is no creativity and the lyrics are horrendous. If you can find me an example of a good rap song then I'll consider it music. Until then it's nothing more then trash!
This would be stating it as fact.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Columbus, Ohio
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This would be stating it as fact.
Nope that's me stating my opinion, if you want to take it as fact thats fine.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Penobscot Bay, the best place in Maine!
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Honestly? I can't understand the majority of rap- as far the "lyrics" go. I mean, I can't discern the words enough to actually hear what they are saying PLUS, I often don't "get" the sentiment. Much of hardcore rap *is* about urban issues (and since I live in a itty bitty town on small island in MAINE...I don't identify with those urban issues). I have yet to hear a hardcore rapper rapping about getting his pick-up truck stuck in the mud, or having to call the cows in, YKWIM? I like some of the ones that I can understand the lyrics to, or the ones that I can identify with in some way, but for the most part... that doesn't happen.

I also don't understand why..
A. This thread is SO LONG! Holy Rap!
B. Why people have to explain (or defend) why they don't like or don't like a certain kind of music. It either moves you or it doesn't, and not everyone likes the same thing. I'm sure there are a lot of people that cringe when they hear country, heavy metal or gospel. I love me some Johnny Cash, but I am quite aware that not everyone else does.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Columbus, Ohio
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Honestly? I can't understand the majority of rap- as far the "lyrics" go. I mean, I can't discern the words enough to actually hear what they are saying PLUS, I often don't "get" the sentiment. Much of hardcore rap *is* about urban issues (and since I live in a itty bitty town on small island in MAINE...I don't identify with those urban issues). I have yet to hear a hardcore rapper rapping about getting his pick-up truck stuck in the mud, or having to call the cows in, YKWIM? I like some of the ones that I can understand the lyrics to, or the ones that I can identify with in some way, but for the most part... that doesn't happen.

I also don't understand why..
A. This thread is SO LONG! Holy Rap!
B. Why people have to explain (or defend) why they don't like or don't like a certain kind of music. It either moves you or it doesn't, and not everyone likes the same thing. I'm sure there are a lot of people that cringe when they hear country, heavy metal or gospel. I love me some Johnny Cash, but I am quite aware that not everyone else does.
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Unread 06-04-2009, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Back home in Kaguawagpjpa.
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It's my opinion you don't have to agree with it. In my opinion rap is not music!
Rap is rap and I hate it!

This is where you stated an opinion as a fact.

In my opinion, Pluto is still a planet. But, does it make it true?
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