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Artist:Bridget Gray
Category:Music Videos, Rap Hip-Hop
Tags:poetry, spoken word, conscious, Mickey Mouse bling-bling
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Comment count is 6
Innocent Bystander - 2008-08-03

She's no Saul Williams. Not even an Ursula Rucker.

Also boo hoo hip hop sucks in 2008. What else is new?

TeflonDoc - 2008-08-03

She's not even a Rappin' Rodney. I'm not going to one star it because she's right.

Horsecock Johnson, M.D. - 2008-08-03

How many hip hop heads does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Three. One to screw in the new bulb, and the other two to argue over whether or not the old one was better.

She has a point, but she also comes across as holier than thou and preachy. Also, that preaching is to the choir, because I sincerely doubt Lil' Weezy and Dre are listening to slam-poets such as herself. As much as I love socially aware artists, so much of it seems like self-congratulatory masturbation sometimes. At least when artists like Sage Francis and Talib Kweli speak on these topics, they do it over a good beat and try to get it to the audience that needs to hear it.

To quote Brother Ali - "you stressin' that you'll save hip-hop, you couldn't even save a wack party."

KnowFuture - 2008-08-05

slam poetry

dr_rock - 2008-08-05

Isn't this the chick from those McDonald's commercials?

zatojones - 2009-10-08

what ever made you think hip hop had anything to do with poetic expression?

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