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Introspective Ramblings (Don't mind me)

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

  1. Milton

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    Introspective Ramblings (Don't mind me)

    Discussion started by Milton - Nov 17, 2003

    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...
     
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    i'll be there for you when you need me
     
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    Ski Mask - Replied Nov 17, 2003

    my mind wont alow me to picture anyone known as "Milton" being the physical embodiment of hip-hop. it don't compute.
     
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  4. Milton

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    Milton - Replied Nov 17, 2003

    I was watching office space when I signed up...


    Milton// Stapler Lover
     
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    "i looked just like you when i was goin through the phase"
     
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    avils - Replied Nov 17, 2003

    "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.
     
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  7. Milton

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    Milton - Replied Nov 17, 2003

    I'm sorry, but I can't figure if Vanity is male or female, no offense.
     
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    i got tits
     
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    ubejinxed - Replied Nov 17, 2003

    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.
     
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    Listen to DJ Shadow. Do it. Now.
     
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    mr.yuck - Replied Nov 17, 2003

    <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>
     
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    ubejinxed - Replied Nov 17, 2003

    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
     
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    shadow is one of the most overrated cats out there
     
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    Big ol' PFFFFFFFFFFFFFTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT.
     
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