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What Makes U Old School?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by etc.com, Jan 15, 2002.

  1. etc.com

    etc.com Member

    Joined: Jan 3, 2002 Messages: 370 Likes Received: 0
    :confused: OK, here it goes to all the old schoolrs, I want to know how many years does it take to become old school? Now if your old school and don't do shit for graffitti what gives you the right to still claim walls or names?
    This is not to bash any favorites, but to start a thread that gets a sense of whats inside an old school mind.
    I respect all the old school graff writers/artist that have contribute to the cause and struggle.
  2. graffsurgeon

    graffsurgeon Banned

    Joined: Dec 20, 2001 Messages: 1,500 Likes Received: 0
    you were up when graff was at its prime.
  3. mud_buddha

    mud_buddha Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 29, 2001 Messages: 2,197 Likes Received: 0
    Call me a lunatic, but I've thought about this.

    To me, you either are or you aren't. You don't grow into it. The period covered by "Old school" doesn't keep growing in relation to the culture as a whole, if it did the phrase wouldn't mean anything. I started writing seriously before some people on this board were born and I don't call myself "Old School." Why? I used the term myself back in the day to describe people that came before me, so how could I, just by growing older suddenly become one of those people? Basically, if you were aware of an "Old School" existing, then you aren't it.
  4. old_soul

    old_soul New Jack

    Joined: Nov 20, 2001 Messages: 33 Likes Received: 0
    It's hard to define old school. I've been writing since the early eighties & consider myself old school. However I'm not Old School like them cats from the seventies. I guess it's all relative. Maybe it's a generation thing.
  5. dirtysicks

    dirtysicks Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 5, 2001 Messages: 1,203 Likes Received: 0
    Who cares..............fuck old school.
  6. Boring Bastard

    Boring Bastard Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 1, 2001 Messages: 3,784 Likes Received: 1
    Can you school the newbies on the history of your city from jump??
    Do you know the cats that you are talking about when you talk about those before you? Have you been writing actively for atleast four years??
    Then more than likely you are "old-school" to a certain degree..............;)
  7. smeoo

    smeoo Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 13, 2001 Messages: 2,191 Likes Received: 0
    i ama wearing Puma baskets with fat laces...
    i say the word fresh, even when not relating to greengrocers wears...
    and i know the first 3 lines from beat street and sometimes ponder the fact of whatever happened to Double K..
    hence all these factors conglomerate resulting in the fact that i am old school..... :p
  8. Ms.Bombastic

    Ms.Bombastic Member

    Joined: Jan 10, 2002 Messages: 346 Likes Received: 0
    Old skool is thing of the past....

    I wish these cats would stop worrying about how they can acquire "legend" status...or what makes them eligible for it...
  9. SersOne-NRS

    SersOne-NRS New Jack

    Joined: Jan 10, 2001 Messages: 14 Likes Received: 0
    you cant see yourself as old school but you have to be seen by people after you as old school.....you really have nothing to do with it, just as people after you see you
  10. imported_! Hoes Get Sex !

    imported_! Hoes Get Sex ! Banned

    Joined: Jul 11, 2001 Messages: 121 Likes Received: 0
    you have a pair of lee striped jeans and rock a bomber jacket and say funky fresh, and def alot. Oh and you and stay high 149 are ol' bomb'n partners.
  11. PISS ONE

    PISS ONE Member

    Joined: Mar 23, 2001 Messages: 894 Likes Received: 0
    beat street breakdown, rah!!!
    beat street, the king of the beat
    you see me rockin that beat from across the street
    beat street is a lesson too because you cant let the streets beat you.

    i can do the whole song if you like, aswell as the message, most of the full version of rappers delight, and a whole heap more.

  12. bigguy

    bigguy Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 12, 2001 Messages: 1,557 Likes Received: 0
    This is Beautifful!
  13. metallix

    metallix Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 7, 2001 Messages: 2,955 Likes Received: 1
    what the hell. old school is old school. new jacks are new jacks.
  14. GrImeY

    GrImeY Junior Member

    Joined: Nov 15, 2001 Messages: 155 Likes Received: 0
    Adidas Jumpsuits and neon colors dun.