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The Black Guardian

Location: Paragon City, RI
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Subj: Re: White guys singing rap songs
Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 at 12:01:15 am EST (Viewed 847 times)
Reply Subj: White guys singing rap songs
Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 10:10:01 pm EST (Viewed 1087 times)

    So if a white guy is singing a rap song, word for word [you know what i'm getting at] would you have a problem with it. Would it somehow be worse than a black guy singing it.

I'm honestly not sure what you're getting at.

Do you mean singing about the life of a usually young urban black person? If so, then it might get a brief double-take, like when you see a guy singing an Alanis Morrisette song about being dumped or cheated on by some guy. But when you really think about it, isn't it kind of the point of these songs to get people outside of a given situation to understand the situation?

If you mean using the N-Word that often shows up in lyrics, then yes I've got a problem with it. I've got a problem with the word, period, regardless of who is using it.

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