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So, if any of you guys fuck with VladTV like I do, you’ve probably heard Lord Jamar’s recent comments about whites in hip-hop and gays. Your thoughts?
–On Whites: I agree with the logic, I disagree with the phrasing of the end result of that logic. Yes, hip-hop is a black art form and whites do need to respect that, but a guest leaves your house at some point. Fact of the matter is, there are some respected residents in the house of hip-hop that are white. The term tenant seems much better for what he was talking about.
–On Gays: This I disagree with. Now in my lifetime, I doubt we’ll see hip-hop accept homoeroticism, but the gay community should not be excluded. They’ve got their own struggle to talk about, like the fact that less than a century ago they would’ve been considered mentally ill, or that some people still hurt themselves or kill themselves because they can’t accept who they are, or they’re scared their parents will pull a 12-gauge on them.
–On Kanye’s Skirt (And All Things Like It): FINALLY SOMEONE SAID IT. I mean, I don’t care strongly about Kanye’s sense of fashion, but I’m glad someone said that rappers shouldn’t be dressing the way that some of them are now.
lord gaymar more like it
@ChicagoFan lol, lord gaymar is a closeted homosexual
That awkward moment when the first responses to your attempt to create a dialogue is from trolls.
Lord Jamar is a sad, angry man full of hatred and negativity.
I agree that hiphop is a black art form and whites are guest in the art. Whites should respect the fact that their guest. Its still insulting to see whites appropriating black culture, acknowledge their privilege in it, but still to profit from it.
but a guest leaves your house at some point
In a literal way, but the culture they dont own it.
i dont agree with the gay things he says but w/e.
In a literal way, but the culture they dont own it.
At no point would I suggest that they own it. But whites have, for better and for worse contributed to the culture. Now, going off the house metaphor Lord Jamar set up, a guest holds no such ability. A guest looks around, maybe has a sandwich and a conversation, and leaves.
Homosexuality is still a controversial topic. Please dont be naive and assume we all accept it.
The way I understand his point of view is, someone like Macklemore, who is spreading that pro-gay image (or agenda as Jamar likes to refer to it) through hip hop, and then being nominated for grammy awards under the rap categories, may give a certain impression or send a certain message about where the hip hop community stands in terms of gay’s — Which Jamar doesn’t feel like is Macklemore’s place to push that message or make that choice for hiphop. Granted that may not be Macklemore’s intention at all, but still — I see where he is coming from.
Now that being said, yes hip-hop has roots in the use of the word faggot, and Macklemore brought up a decent point about the matter. I personally don’t think Same Love is the song that’s going to end that, but it at least opened the dialogue (of course that’s a different conversation altogether). Now, far as Lord Jamar’s statements on Macklemore alone, I can also see where he’s coming from. It’s a bit presumptuous to come in and make such a bold statement. But at the same time, like I said, there’s a conversation to be had, and Lord Jamar refuting that that conversation need be at least had makes him look ignorant to me.
I think his ignorance is so ridiculous I don’t need to respond.
Fuck your ethnicity, nigga.
I swear i’m gonna burn lord jamar and he’s gonna cry like the lil sissy he is
Lol i like brand nubian a lot especially that first album and lord jamar has some valid points but i have been saying this from day 1 when Vlad started interviewing him. THe way in which he communicated his points where way foul and wrong, but yet we got some people (especially the 7 per centers) gassin jamar up but lets face some facts:
Lord Jamar like he said was never ad never will be a KRS ONE, CHUCK D, AFRIKA BAMBAATAA, DJ KOOL HERC, or ICE T (just to name a few) Those are the REAL elder statesmen of rap! Im not saying he aint have a piece in hip hop history but some people have gassed him up like he is hip hop god when he’s NOT!
As cool as Brand Nubian was lets be real, they ain’t NEVER have an impact like NWA, ATCQ, Public Enemy, Outkast, Wu Tang. Back when they came on the scene in like 89/90 that whole afrocentric thing with the beads and medallions was the fad or the thing to do! once Mandela (RIP) was released from jail that year, the movement started to decline and thats why you had rappers that rapped black power and rightness in 90 rapping about bussin caps and hoes in 94! They realized that this style wasn’t in anymore and wasn’t paying da bills!
Heres a quote from west coast legend, WC in his early days about the afrocentric movement:
“Wearin' red, black and green, but they don’t know what it means
Put on a African medallion, now they’re down with the team
Penetratin' for a click, first they wouldn’t, now they switched
But they ain’t gettin' rich
(Ain’t that a bitch?)”
Dress Code 1991
Its funny cuz when Vlad interviewed Kool G Rap on Jamar’s opinion and he disagreed, people was calling G RAP a traitor!! like who da hell is lord jamar to G RAP?
I still have certain degree of respect for jamar but Yelawolf aint no punk! jamar can come up missin just like anybody else. Didn’t yelawolf also have a song called “Pop the Trunk” haha Jamar need to go listen to that if he think his 90s pass can save him from the wrath of them real southern boys!