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My, my, graffiti artists sure are progressive.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Seym1has2no3fiends, Sep 12, 2001.

  1. Seym1has2no3fiends

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    My, my, graffiti artists sure are progressive.

    Discussion started by Seym1has2no3fiends - Sep 12, 2001

    As of lately, I've been seeing topics like "black people are cooler that whites" with comments like "Blacks are scary" etc... I've also seen the obvious hateful remarks towards arabians. I may be mistaken, but the act of destroying property, ie, graffiti, is an act AGAINST capitalism! When graffiti started, it wasn't a bunch of true blue stuck-up shitheads. It was young, lower-class youth trying to get their messages, whatever they may have been, across to the public due to the fact that they would otherwise have been left unnoticed a midst the dense population and society's myths and hate. WHAT THE FUCK HAPPENED?!
     
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  2. Mr.LonelyHeart

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    Mr.LonelyHeart - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    damn. if only all writers could think the same.....I guess everybody likes to have stereotypes. makes things easier.
     
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  3. George Dubyah Bush

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    George Dubyah Bush - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    i hope some of our Afghanistan (sp?) brothers catch a tag all over the forehead of that Terrorist bastard while he's sleeping.

    like some "shit head" across his forehead. haha that would be great,.......but realisticly,

    back to topic. what ever happened to unity and understanding?not only in the world and graffiti, just everything.

    People are so apt to throwing a rock at another human rather then trying to communicate to solve problems.

    if only people took the time to think before acting.....to think before saying.

    to think
     
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    bug - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    what happened is what happens to every sub-culture: its started by a few eccentric people who aren't scared to go against the norm and do things you're not supposed to do. then it catches on a little more and a few more do it, then after it is well established, the type of people who would have originally viewed it as bad, view it as good. this happened to Jazz. it was originally a black thing that the white majority scoffed at, then over one generation it was embraced by whites. it just recently happpened to punk and hardcore. we are currently witnessing this happening to hip hop, and graff. In 10 years white rappers will be no big deal anymore and white parents wont be alarmed that their kids like hip hop anymore. i think thats why its important that graff be illegal, so this process of erosion occurs at a lot slower rate than the rest of hip hop.
    my two cents
     
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    brown twinkie - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    real keen george.
     
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  6. Seym1has2no3fiends

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    Seym1has2no3fiends - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    aggreed
     
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    George Dubyah Bush - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    as well. thanks.
     
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    Smart - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    grafitti and hip hop are unrelated, sorry to break that to you, and, it has been my experience that people who shout about the corruption of the art, end up doing more shouting than painting, and eventually quit; saying that 'it's all played out now' or something...

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  9. Seym1has2no3fiends

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    Seym1has2no3fiends - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    whatever, this shit Is played out. I quit.
     
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    Mr.LonelyHeart - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    amen.
     
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    Remy Martin - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    graff tends to be alot different off the internet and in the citys.
     
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    bug - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    oh god, PLEASE PLEASE don't turn this into a stupid "graff and hiphop" thread. i never implied that they were the same, just that they are going through the same type of transition
     
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    Boring Bastard - Replied Sep 12, 2001

    Damn, you're good!!!!
    I couldn't have worded it better myself!
     
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    Angrysamoan - Replied Sep 13, 2001

    right on! About to post something exactly like you just posted but you beat me too it, right on. If you fucks feel like being REALLY patriotic then how about stopping undermining existing private property laws (laws intended to keep the ruling class STAYING the ruling class) and go buy some gap clothes?! Or be a cop.
     
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