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  • #41
    haha. I gotta say, responses like "If you don't think blah blah blah is blah blah, then you deserve to be shot" crack me up. Let the people have their opinion will ya?......with out any violent threats. hehe.
    As for hip hop being the same as rap, I always thought of hip hop as R&B with rap.
    I see...

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    • #42
      Originally posted by SagGal
      haha. I gotta say, responses like "If you don't think blah blah blah is blah blah, then you deserve to be shot" crack me up. Let the people have their opinion will ya?......with out any violent threats. hehe.
      As for hip hop being the same as rap, I always thought of hip hop as R&B with rap.
      If you think everyone should have their own opinion, you deserve to be shot.

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      • #43
        2 pac was a llama and so are people that liked his crap.
        Achkerov kute.

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        • #44
          Originally posted by Hogg
          People saying rap and hip-hop aren't the same are asking to be shot. I haven't listened to it but from what I've read, Method Man's new album isn't "real hip-hop". I'm sure he has a lot of commercial crap on it.
          Obviously some of the tracks have to be commercialized to appeal to the "Hip-POP" listeners and b*llxxxx "southern crunk" fanatics, otherwise his CD won't sell that well.

          But Method is a true mc along with Busta, and that one track off his CD with Busta Rymes (Whats Happening) is somewhere along the lines of his previous Tical albums. It's just straight out raw with the lyrics and beat. That's why I consider that one track true hip hop.

          Here's another video I consider true Hip hop.

          Enjoy: Notorious B.I.G.

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          • #45
            Originally posted by hyebruin
            that's true ONLY if you think about the artists themselves...however their audience is mostly the young ghetto kids who are less than fortunate and can only dream of such wealth and luxury..sad really...so for them when they sing TO IT, they are just dreaming away...and besides where did these now filthy rich aritsts come from? the same ghetto that looks up to their music, for the most part... if they were to grow up rich they would have never sang about money in the first place
            Everyone dreams of the Horatio Alger story... We all think that if we work hard that we'll be reward equally. Unfortunately not so.
            [COLOR=#4b0082][B][SIZE=4][FONT=trebuchet ms]“If you think you can, or you can’t, you’re right.”
            -Henry Ford[/FONT][/SIZE][/B][/COLOR]

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            • #46
              Originally posted by Baron Dants
              If you think everyone should have their own opinion, you deserve to be shot.
              hehehe. Keep those laughs comin'.
              Don't worry, I'm not putting you on the spot again. Or at least I don't think so.
              I see...

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              • #47
                Here's one of my all time favorite music videos I consider true hip-hop.

                I'm sure most of you remember this from back in tha day. This is when hip-hop was good hip-hop.

                Enjoy: 2pac and Snoop
                Last edited by Genuine_Stud; 05-31-2004, 10:57 PM.

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                • #48
                  Here's another one of my favorite true hip-hop songs.

                  Enjoy: Nas and Lauryn Hill

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                  • #49
                    True hip hop isnt gone, it more alive then ever cuz now you got the internet. I can probably list a lot of underground "internet"(soundclick, etc..) MC's that got better lyrics and delivery then some or most mainstream artists...

                    and tupac is overrated...just cuz he died like a gangsta doesn't mean his music was legit, as far as lyrics go. I heard he was even a back up dancer for a while. He gets all his hype from death. I bet if he was alive he would be as sold out as most commerial rappers you see from the 90's, like snoop dogg.

                    Outcast, houston, chingy, lil jon, etc... are gettin on my nerves now. South/krunk music is just so far from hip hop, I don't even know if it should be catagorized under hip hop...maybe more like techno/r&b or somethin like that.

                    Some artist that keep hip hop alive today...

                    Immortal Techique ( Revolutionary Vol.2-Best album of 2003 IMO)
                    Masta Ace ( A long hot summer , Most underrated album this year)
                    Nas- consistent rapper
                    Canibus-good lyrics
                    Shyne-remindes me of biggie
                    The game- I listned to his Live from compton mixtape, guy seems hungry
                    The Team- Bay area hip hop to the full
                    Rass kass
                    Rakim
                    Talib Kweli
                    Joe budden- broderline mainstream
                    Mf doom- dont know too much about him, just a few tracks (vaudville villain album)
                    Sly boogie- again don't know too much about him other then a few tracks
                    mos def
                    the roots-....their OK
                    gangstarr
                    Busta rhymes/flipmode squad- has some decent tracks/beats
                    mad skillz
                    styles p
                    brother ali
                    Last edited by MadHandle; 10-12-2004, 11:45 AM.

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                    • #50
                      I'd add Bone to that list, except that they've always been sorta the Gratfeul Dead of hip hop... they have die hard fans that would follow them anywhere, but never had the mainstream sucess of the Rolling Stones, ya know?
                      "All I know is I'm not a Marxist." -Karl Marx

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