Skip to comments.Has Obama (of all Presidents) Finally Silenced the Rap Industry?
Posted on 07/18/2010 2:44:20 PM PDT by cyogerst
Rappers in 2010 dont know what the F to do. They are being let down by the first president they actually went to the voting polls for, and they are speechless. In fact, their silence is consent. Isnt it great to know that of all presidents, Obama is the one who finally shut these foul-mouthed-usually-criminals the hell up! Ha! Gotta love that!
Sometimes (OK most of the time), I just cant help wishing that musicians would shut up about politics. Either they stand blindly behind a disaster like Obama (Paul McCartney, Jimmy Buffet, and way too many others) out of sheer determination that what they believe can never be wrong, or else they blather on about topics of which they have no understanding. The worst, of course, is when you are stuck in the audience and some rock star rambles on while you are forced to listen as a member of a captive audience. The latest shut-up-and-sing-already moment comes from controversial rapper/rude girl M.I.A.
If, according to Kanye West, George Bush doesnt care about black people, then according to M.I.A., Barack Obama has forgotten black people even exist. But rather than actually criticize the disaster of a president, she stays away from accusing him of being a total failure. When Obama won the Nobel Prize, M.I.A. tweeted that he should give it back, like John Lennon did. But thats been the extent of her reality check on the president she had so much faith in once upon a time. By the way, shes not even American, so she should just get over it and focus on fixing the rest of the depressing world.
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It would be nice if all of them would shut up for his time in office. 99.9% of them are punks; bragging about how tough they are and how rough life was growing up. Their music is the “reality” of growing up in the streets. It must be something I can’t understand to grow up in bad circumstances and not try to better yourself and your family. Singing rap isn’t bettering yourself, it glorifies acting like a criminal and acting like a punk.
In this case of Rap, silence is golden.
Obama, “fix the world”?
Hussein wouldn’t know how to fix a running toilet.
Hail to the Chief song in rap form...
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