Gangsta rap made me do it

November 16, 2022 at 02:04 (UT/GMT)
(Leo) cubic
Gangsta rap made me do it
I think the continous popularity of hip-hop is not entirely manufactured or result of a long trend.

I think as much criticism I can fire about the mentality/lyrics in that music, there is vitality in it. Not the kind I personally like or endorse, but there is.

And there is deadness in our societies... low energy-like? We became a bit vampy even some time ago. I think about a decade ago? So... there is stimulation there, that underlies the popularity of it.

I think it´s about authentic vitality, of the Plutonian kind. The kind that you develop when shit hits the fan and you´re forced to call upon inner resources, enough of that and it becomes a permanent state. With advanced states of civilization, you get security that naturally does away with such situations.

It´s inevitable and part of civilizational maturing and some say a start of a long process of decay, a bit like a old person who gets energized around being younger people.

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November 16, 2022 at 02:08
November 16, 2022 at 02:24
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Kool G Rap
November 16, 2022 at 02:39
(Virgo) rohini moon
I confess.... 2Pac is/was the only rapper I ever truly liked. I don´t like rap.. never have, but Pac... I don´t know. I always liked him :/…
November 16, 2022 at 02:45
(Aries) ram_goat » rohini moon…

Kanye and Jayzee are pretty good. Took things in new directions. Old style could only go so far.
November 16, 2022 at 02:49
(Virgo) rohini moon » ram_goat
Haha rammmmm.... I always preferred the west coast rappers :4: :61:

"Englewooooddd, englewoood always up ta no goooood"
November 16, 2022 at 02:52
(Aries) ram_goat » rohini moon

but.. nor-cal..

so so-cal..

90´s tastic video too.. 90´s AF

Love that bass line.…
November 16, 2022 at 03:01
(Virgo) rohini moon » ram_goat
I love it! the old-school rap/videos. nostalgic :)…

I confess... I did like this song back in the day :14: :61:

A serenade about his raging hard-on... true love
November 16, 2022 at 03:02
(Aries) ram_goat » rohini moon
Too Short didn´t make many albums but they were pretty good.

Hate how you tube bleeps out "bad" words now. WTF? Free speech?
November 16, 2022 at 03:04
(Aries) ram_goat » rohini moon
Hahaha. Forgot about this one! Ah the many years.

Gangsta Rap´s older cousin...…
November 16, 2022 at 03:23
(Virgo) rohini moon » ram_goat
Oh I love that.. I love reggae, honestly. Dancehall... I can get down w/ that
November 16, 2022 at 03:25
(Aries) ram_goat » rohini moon
That whole soundtrack is awesome. First class.

More older cousin music..

I don´t think it has any more or less rage than an NWA song.. just expressed differently. Maybe current society is similar. Things are just on slow simmer.…
November 16, 2022 at 22:24
(Scorpio) OS*
Crip Ya Enthusiasm.…
November 19, 2022 at 14:43
(Pisces) fishscales
I wouldn´t call myself a rap fan (there are some songs here and that I like) but I get what you´re saying about the vitality of it.

Same reason I still love metal...although the vitality in heavy metal stems more from the musical energy itself than any cultural reason. I would say that hip hop is also pretty "vital" from a musical standpoint, but that most of its vitality is more was born on the streets, and not neccesarily the best of streets...places where people had to be "vital" and always on-point to survive.

Either way, would rather listen to that than a bunch of whiny white guys bitching about their self-manufactured problems in some emo band.
November 23, 2022 at 20:45
(Virgo) rohini moon » rohini moon
Ok, I see why Pac was the only rapper I ever truly liked/could stand now.

His Jupiter in Anuradha hits my ASC / Ketu , his Venus is in Rohini over my Moon and Rahu, and his Lilith is in Uttara Phalgunni over my Sun/Venus.. lol
November 26, 2022 at 20:19
(Virgo) rohini moon » rohini moon…

Eminen. Sun/Mercury in LIBRA.

..not quite as diplomatic in his resonance as traditional Librans.

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