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Introspective Ramblings (Don't mind me)

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Milton, Nov 17, 2003.

  1. Milton

    Milton Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2003 Messages: 2,253 Likes Received: 0
    So I'm sitting in my living room reading a book, "Palestine and the Palestinians" which is really not important to anything. And I start to drift off mid passage into a world of deep introspection. I sort of turn on my ears and realize that I had instinctively turned the radio to a cool jazz station as opposed to the "rap/top 40" which was my old favorite. I can picture Sinatra shaking his head now, like you really turned to this station sucker. And I look down at a pair of jeans, that fit me, without a belt. A pair that are actually blue, without the name of a rapper on the tags. And realize that I abandoned my wildly coloured "Err forces" for a nice pair of brown air maxes. When I was 16, 17, 18 and even 19 I swore I would never give up hip-hop. And I don't think I have, I mean at age 20 I can still "drop a sick rhyme" if need be, and I'm still excited to go see a battle, but I don't know whats going on with me. I'm not one of these chumps that "gave up 'being hip-hop' to get a girl" or whatever. I never really sold out, I guess I just sort of smoothed out the rough spots over the years you know? Maybe I grew up a little, which is strange and a little scary to me. I mean, is there a time in your life when it's no longer "cool" to be hip-hop or whatever. My friends all tell me "you're hip-hop" I think that's becasue they're perpetually trying to be hip-hop. But I don't know I sort of feel like hip-hop is a part of me, but I'm no longer a part of it. I don't know, I still paint regularly, I'm still excited by the new Jay album, but I don't think like I used to, I no longer feel the need to be the individual representation of the culture. I guess I'm just a sell out....

    Thank you for your time...
     
  2. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    i'll be there for you when you need me
     
  3. Ski Mask

    Ski Mask 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 11,114 Likes Received: 209
    my mind wont alow me to picture anyone known as "Milton" being the physical embodiment of hip-hop. it don't compute.
     
  4. Milton

    Milton Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2003 Messages: 2,253 Likes Received: 0
    I was watching office space when I signed up...


    Milton// Stapler Lover
     
  5. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    "i looked just like you when i was goin through the phase"
     
  6. avils

    avils Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 26, 2001 Messages: 1,574 Likes Received: 0
    "it's come to our attention that you've been missing a lot of work lately"

    "well....i wouldnt say i've been 'missing' it bobbb"

    the rest of your post is wayyy to deep for me to reply to at this point.
     
  7. Milton

    Milton Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2003 Messages: 2,253 Likes Received: 0
    I'm sorry, but I can't figure if Vanity is male or female, no offense.
     
  8. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
  9. ubejinxed

    ubejinxed Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 7,543 Likes Received: 3
    i used to listen to only hip hop, but i decided that none of it really applied to me, and i felt pretty silly turning it way up in my car so i switched genres to trip hop/downbeat and there i have stayed.

    ube <- not black enough for hip hip.
     
  10. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Nov 16, 2000 Messages: 10,259 Likes Received: 18
    Listen to DJ Shadow. Do it. Now.
     
  11. mr.yuck

    mr.yuck Veteran Member

    Joined: May 12, 2000 Messages: 6,952 Likes Received: 6
    <span style='color:black'>I've never really been a fan of hip hop. I get mad when people tell me I'm hip hop by the way i dress. I listen to jazz and "gold" music whether it be soul, rock or what have you. Bastards.</span>
     
  12. ubejinxed

    ubejinxed Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 7,543 Likes Received: 3
    thanks for the rec. i have some of his stuff. it's good. i like dj krush and Aim too. these were some of the firsts i listen to on my journey away from hip hop
     
  13. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    shadow is one of the most overrated cats out there
     
  14. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Nov 16, 2000 Messages: 10,259 Likes Received: 18
    Big ol' PFFFFFFFFFFFFFTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT.
     
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