lol racist much?
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This is not racist when viewed from the historical perspective, of which it was stated. As black culture began to be liberated by the civil rights movement, black pride moved into mainstream culture and was championed by artists such as BDK.
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If you keep a postive outlook on life and have hope then you can make it through the most difficult times
All of these other rappers fame and fortune does not impress Cl Smooth who knows they have no real talent as mc’s
Cl Smooth thinks he can handily beat any other rapper
Everything that CL smooth says in his raps (living in the hood, defeating other rappers in battles) is true
Listen to the whole body of work that Cl Smooth has made
It is Cl Smooth’s time to shine with the mic and all other mc’s will have to bow in admiration of his skills
from the begging of his life to his death
His parents did not intend to give birth to him
The culmination of Common’s rhymes, J Dilla beats, his and other people’s life experiances resulted in the making of this song
could be a reference to the A Tribe Called Quest album “Beats, Rhymes and Life”
“Beats, Rhymes and Life” is an album from A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ). Common’s showing how his message of “affecting lives” is complemented by ATCQ’s message. Hence the use of ‘marriage’ in the line.