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what would black kids listen to if hiphop/rap never existed?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by MR BOJANGLES, Sep 14, 2001.



    dont get me wrong, i love hiphop. but as we all know it has shaped the african american youths of today culturally. so what would be goin on right now if hiphop wasnt here? black stoners?
  2. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

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    the more important question is if there was no rap music, who would white kids try and front like they were down with? we'd have a bunch of white kids thinking they were mexican or indians or something... haha... white kids calling eachother 'yellow running bird' and shit. hahaha.
  3. beardo

    beardo Guest

    deerskin fronts..

    i think id probably end up right where i am anyway, i was raised in a pretty blues/classic rock household.

    cus as everyone knows, im black..
    misread the subject line

    [This message has been edited by beardo (edited 09-14-2001).]

    iSLEEPwithMIDGETS Senior Member

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    this topics name is so amazingly funny
  5. dik.n.ur.ear

    dik.n.ur.ear Senior Member

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    hehe that sentence there proves your point....the word "front"..heh
  6. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

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    Ac/Dc, metallica, and old school metal.
  7. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    what if Jamaica never made music?

    I honestly and full hartedly believe that all modern music
    has it's roots in Jamaican culture.
    The essence of loops and samples started with dub,
    as did the chanting and call-backs of hip hop.
    Every modern electronic music genre owes a debt to Jamaica.

    so without it...
    I'd be listening to jazz (well only jazz)


  9. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

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    id say that most white kids go through a phase of being cool and down and force themselves to listen to rap and try to be as jiggy as possible. like when they enter high school and they realize how cool it is to be black, so, in turn, they try to do the closest thing to that. listen to rap music. i see it as there are 3 groups of "white rap listeners"
    1. we have the fubu/exco/southpole/phatgear or whatever wearing thug. he was normal n elementary and then it was cool to become black in junior high/ high school. sio, draped in this crap, he listens to the likes of wutang, tupac, bone thugs etc... also he likes to use slang totally useless and making him sound like an even bigger goofball than he already comes off as. also, he thinks he must live the thug life and tries to be the stick up kid, but it rarely works, unless of course hes a really big honkey.eventuallly he will grow out of this phase. and return to listen to regular white music in his case ac/dc metallica etc..

    2. the jock/pretty boy/high school cool guy. o.k, this guy is pretty self explanitory, he listens to such thugs as nelly/kc and jojo/ sisquo/r.kelly. ok, he also enjoys clothes like american eagle gap abercrombie mavi and generally like being the pretty boy, they dont really like rap all that much, but seemingly everyone else likes it and the bitches like kc and jojo so, in turn hes likes it. altough secretly he listenes to his dads supertramp albums when no one is around. he will continue to front on liking this music, high school will end, hell eventually go back to listening to regular white folk music. supertramp, dave matthews band, old pearl jam albums, and generally commercial rock. thus, concluding his phase of listening to "rap.

    3. o.k we now have the hip hop head. always been listening to rap since public enemy. didnt really know what was up with hip hop as of then, but now loves it to death. listens to anything underground. loves to go to go to underground shows. wears his hat crooked. has one of those thin pencil chinstrap beards. most likley has baggy jeans and some white shoes. (shoes always must be polished) these types love hip hop, and most likley al;ways will. they arent a thug, just a head, like graffiti,breaking,watching mcees,and trying to dj. they wont really grow out of hi hop, they will just expand their hoorizions by listening to jazz, blues etc... (im not so sure of this guy as this is an assumption. its all i can gather.)

    o.k, heres my ranting, its all just what i see and i felt liek typing. as you can tell white folks tend to go thrpught rap phases but usually end up listening to white boy music in the end.
  10. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

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    then theres also the fact that hip hop these days is just about as 'rebelious' as putting too much butter on your mashed potatoes. 90% of the people in the world, regardless of color, are followers. its how life is. whatever.


    speaking of good hiphop www.rhymesayers.com
    ATMOSPHERE is the shit! (but damn my topic got way off the subject, oh well.)
  12. Smart

    Smart Dirty Dozen Crew

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    I think that Charlie Pride would be more popular...

    2 Can Sam
  13. teister

    teister Senior Member

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    yeah, funk, soul, r&b
  14. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

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    a better question, how would 12 peoples lives be different had i not gotten obliterated at a get together, yanked my peice out and proceded to twirl it around not 1, not 2, but three consecutive times all due to some one telling me i wouldnt really do it.....yeah, thats definatly a better question, how could these people live without such a great drunk story to tell in front of everyone while at parties.....

    brick, brick ,brick...thats how i be up against your girlfriends ass...
  15. bug

    bug Guest

    i like hip hop, most people perceive me as white (actually only half white) and i'm glad i don't fit into any of your categories.