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LORD NOSE
11-16-2007, 10:14 AM
lmao

lets make it happen

what are the guidelines

how yall wanna do this

begongo
11-16-2007, 10:16 AM
The Hip Hop Declaration Peace
This Hiphop Declaration of Peace guides Hiphop Kulture toward freedom from violence, and establishes advice and protection for the existence and development of the international Hiphop community. Through the principles of this Hiphop Declaration of Peace we, Hiphop Kulture, establish a foundation of Health, Love, Awareness, Wealth, peace and prosperity for ourselves, our children and their children's children, forever. For the clarification of Hiphop's meaning and purpose, or when the intention of Hiphop is questioned, or when disputes between parties arise concerning Hiphop; Hiphoppas shall have access to the advice of this document, The Hiphop Declaration of Peace, as guidance, advice and protection.





First Principle

Hiphop (Hip´Hop) is a term that describes our independent collective consciousness. Ever growing, it is commonly expressed through such elements as Breakin, Emceein, Graffiti Art, Deejayin, Beatboxin, Street Fashion, Street Language, Street Knowledge and Street Entrepreneurialism. Wherever and whenever these and future elements and expressions of Hiphop Kulture manifest; this Hiphop Declaration of Peace shall advise the use and interpretation of such elements, expressions and lifestyle.


Second Principle

Hiphop Kulture respects the dignity and sanctity of life without discrimination or prejudice. Hiphoppas shall thoroughly consider the protection and the development of life, over and before the individual decision to destroy or seek to alter its natural development.

Third Principle

Hiphop Kulture respects the Laws and agreements of its culture, its country, its institutions and whomever it does business with. Hiphop does not irresponsibly break Laws and commitments.

Fourth Principle

Hiphop is a term that describes our independent collective consciousness. As a conscious way of life, we acknowledge our influence on society, especially on children; and we shall forever keep the rights and welfare of both in mind. Hiphop Kulture encourages womanhood, manhood, sisterhood, brotherhood, childhood and family. We are conscious not to bring any intentional disrespect that jeopardizes the dignity and reputation of our children, elders and ancestors.

Fifth Principle

The ability to define, defend and educate ourselves is encouraged, developed, preserved, protected and promoted as a means toward peace and prosperity, and toward the protection and the development of our self-worth. Through knowledge of purpose and the development of our natural and learned skills, Hiphoppas are encouraged to always present their best work and ideas.

Sixth Principle

Hiphop Kulture honors no relationship, person, event, act or otherwise wherein the preservation and further development of Hiphop's culture, principles and elements are not considered or respected. Hiphop Kulture does not participate in activities that clearly destroy or alter its ability to productively and peacefully exist. Hiphoppas are encouraged to initiate and participate in fair trade and honesty in all negotiations and transactions.

Seventh Principle

The essence of Hiphop is beyond entertainment: The elements of Hiphop Kulture may be traded for money, honor, power, respect, food, shelter, information and other resources; however, Hiphop and its culture cannot be bought, nor is it for sale. It (Hiphop) cannot be transferred or exchanged by or to anyone for any compensation at any time or at any place. Hiphop is not a product. Hiphop is the priceless principle of our self-empowerment.

Eighth Principle

Companies, corporations, non and not-for-profit organizations, as well as individuals and groups that are clearly benefiting from the use, interpretation and/or exploitation of the term Hiphop, (i.e. Hip Hop, hip-hop,) and the expressions and terminologies of Hiphop, (i.e. Hip Hop, hip-hop,) are encouraged to commission and/or employ a full-time or part-time certified Hiphop Kultural Specialist to interpret and answer sensitive cultural questions regarding the principles and proper presentations of Hiphop’s elements and culture; relative to businesses, individuals, organizations, communities, cities, as well as other countries.

Ninth Principle

May 3rd is Rap Music Day. Hiphoppas are encouraged to dedicate their own time and talent to self-development and for service to their communities. Every third week in May is Hiphop Appreciation Week. During this time, Hiphoppas are encouraged to honor their ancestors, reflect upon their cultural contributions and appreciate the elements and principles of Hiphop Kulture. November is Hiphop History Month. During this time Hiphoppas are encouraged to participate in the creating, learning and honoring of Hiphop's history and historical cultural contributors.


Tenth Principle

Hiphoppas are encouraged to build meaningful and lasting relationships that rest upon Love, trust, equality and respect. Hiphoppas are encouraged not to cheat, abuse, or deceive their friends.

Eleventh Principle

The Hiphop community exists as an international culture of consciousness that provides all races, tribes, religions and styles of people a foundation for the communication of their best ideas and works. Hiphop Kulture is united as one multi-skilled, multi-cultural, multi-faith, multi-racial people committed to the establishment and the development of peace.

Twelfth Principle

Hiphop Kulture does not intentionally or voluntarily participate in any form of hate, deceit, prejudice or theft at any time. At no time shall Hiphop Kulture engage in any violent war within itself. Those who intentionally violate the principles of this Declaration of Peace or intentionally reject its advice, forfeit by their own actions the protections set forth herein.

Thirteenth Principle

Hiphop Kulture rejects the immature impulse for unwarranted acts of violence and always seeks diplomatic, non-violent strategies in the settlement of all disputes. Hiphoppas are encouraged to consider forgiveness and understanding before any act of retaliation. War is reserved as a final solution when there is evidence that all other means of diplomatic negotiation have failed repeatedly.

Fourteenth Principle

Hiphoppas are encouraged to eliminate poverty, speak out against injustice and shape a more caring society and a more peaceful world. Hiphop Kulture supports a dialogue and action that heals divisions in society, addresses the legitimate concerns of humankind and advances the cause of peace.


Fifteenth Principle

Hiphoppas respect and learn from the ways of Nature, regardless of where we are on this planet. Hiphop Kulture holds sacred our duty to contribute to our own survival as independent, free-thinking beings in and throughout the Universe. This planet, commonly known as Earth is our nurturing parent and Hiphoppas are encouraged to respect Nature and all creations and inhabitants of Nature.


Sixteenth Principle

Hiphop's pioneers, legends, teachas, elders, and ancestors shall not be inaccurately quoted, misrepresented, or disrespected at anytime. No one should profess to be a Hiphop pioneer or legend unless they can prove with facts and/or witnesses their credibility and contributions to Hiphop Kulture.


Seventeenth Principle

Hiphoppas are encouraged to share resources. Hiphoppas should give as freely and as often as possible. It is the duty of every Hiphoppa to assist, whenever possible, in the relief of human suffering and in the correction of injustice. Hiphop is shown the highest respect when Hiphoppas respect each other. Hiphop Kulture is preserved, nurtured and developed when Hiphoppas preserve, nurture and develop one another.



Eighteenth Principle


Hiphop Kulture maintains a healthy, caring and wealthy, central Hiphop guild – fully aware and invested with the power to promote, teach, interpret, modify and defend the principles of this Hiphop Declaration of Peace.

Cee Oh Vee
11-16-2007, 10:57 AM
Damn, you got time to kill.

LORD NOSE
11-16-2007, 11:02 AM
the high priest KRS 1

STYLE
11-16-2007, 03:05 PM
list commandments....

1st commandment
THOU SHALT NOT BITE!

Koolish
11-16-2007, 04:34 PM
2nd
THOU SHALT NOT SNITCH

TSA
11-16-2007, 04:39 PM
3nd
In order to enter the wu-tang you must bring the ol'dirty bastard type slang

V4D3R
11-16-2007, 05:19 PM
Did you know that there is actually a Jedi religion that is organized and established. It's pretty close to Gnostics. Same concept.

begongo
11-17-2007, 04:09 AM
www.templeofhiphop.org
but i don`t think we should be calling ourselves a religion, instead culture/kulture would be quite correct

SARGA
11-17-2007, 08:28 AM
Fuck religion.

DR. NICK RIVIERA
11-18-2007, 05:46 AM
4th

U mad? Don't be mad at a brotha, get your own shit...

Urban_Journalz
11-18-2007, 02:20 PM
I got this....

{The 10 Commandments of Hip-Hop}

1. Thou Shall Always Perform Thine Element Of Choice From The Heart.

2. Thou Shall Give Credit Where Credit Is Due.

3. Thou Shall Never Bite.

4. Thou Shall Never Sell Out.

5. Thou Shall Slay A Weak Emcee, DJ, Breaker or Graf Artist On Sight.

6. Thou Shall Never Take The Name Of Any Of The 4 Elements In Vain.

7. Thou Shall Not Bling.

8. Thou Always Remeber Where The Music And The Culture Came From.

9. Thou Shall Always Show Respect To The Pioneers Of This Culture.

10. Thou Shall Teach The Children And Strive For Perfection.

begongo
11-21-2007, 07:45 AM
Hip Hop preaches self-mastery, it aims towards expanding self
religion preaches self-enslavement, it aims towards worshiping fictional characters
Hip Hop may never be a religion

SID
11-21-2007, 07:58 AM
why you wanna make a religon out of something as pure as hip-hop?, allow it! it is a culture, way of life and passion for many people, leave it at that, i dont wanna see people praying to 2pac for his sacrifice that saved all the hip-hop dudes n shit

Urban_Journalz
11-22-2007, 12:26 AM
Hip Hop preaches self-mastery, it aims towards expanding self
religion preaches self-enslavement, it aims towards worshiping fictional characters
Hip Hop may never be a religion

Stop riding the bandwagon and believing what you've seen from the fanatics instead of studying the actual doctrines and what they mean.

It's old. It's tired and it's stupid.

You claim to be different, so act like it.

begongo
11-22-2007, 09:06 AM
i haven`t mentioned fanatics anywhere, i just don`t agree with any obedience of commandments of any kind, especially when they are meant to please gods, leaders or similar entities

Urban_Journalz
11-23-2007, 12:54 PM
i haven`t mentioned fanatics anywhere, i just don`t agree with any obedience of commandments of any kind, especially when they are meant to please gods, leaders or similar entities

You didn't have to mention them, most of what's said goes unheard.

It's no surprise that you feel this way because most people feel this way. As long as you have your gadgets and decent place in society, then all that exists is what you can feel through the 5 senses.

Sometimes I feel bad for people like you, because your sight is so short and blurred.

But you know, que se ra, se ra.

begongo
11-24-2007, 04:41 AM
my friend, you don`t have to claim superiority because you chose to follow a religion or because your sight is different for whatever reasons ... it is your choice to obey whoever you wish to obey and see whatever you wish to see ...
but you are probably indoctrinated enough to actually define "short sighted and blurred" people's perspectives that don`t match with yours
i don`t like judging people and i definitely don`t like being judged
i want what's best for what i love and who i am, Hiphop, and i know religion is not the answer because it doesn't help and never had

Urban_Journalz
11-24-2007, 10:58 AM
my friend, you don`t have to claim superiority because you chose to follow a religion or because your sight is different for whatever reasons ... it is your choice to obey whoever you wish to obey and see whatever you wish to see ...
but you are probably indoctrinated enough to actually define "short sighted and blurred" people's perspectives that don`t match with yours
i don`t like judging people and i definitely don`t like being judged
i want what's best for what i love and who i am, Hiphop, and i know religion is not the answer because it doesn't help and never had

Superiority? If you feel threatened by something I said, just say so.

I could care less wether your vision matches mine or not, because I could care less about you.

I suggest you not be upset at the fact that I'm right about you and people like you and just accept it, instead of taking another popular route, and trying to point a finger back at another person instead of coming to grips with your own situation

And I know that's the case, because people like you are always the ones whining about judging and being judged. Understand this, it's called bearing witness, not judging. Judging is not in my power or yours. So, like I said, take a good long look in the mirror, before someone else does and try to change a few things, before you're forced to scream, "Who are you to judge me?!", all the while making it more obvious, especially with the fact that you can't defend yourself without throwing out accusations, that the person was probably right about you and you couldn't stand it.

Religion doesn't help YOU, so go on your merry way.

SG
11-25-2007, 03:25 PM
Guideline for HIPHOP religion is dress code, your image has to be authentic

begongo
11-25-2007, 04:00 PM
Sometimes I feel bad for people like you, because your sight is so short and blurred.
yes, i call this as claiming superiority

Superiority? If you feel threatened by something I said, just say so.
and this i call claiming innocence and superiority at the same time

If you feel like I am throwing accusations at you when I am not, then obviously you are the one feeling threatened and bothered. You are over-arguing on the judging statement that I have made, because it is the only thing you can grip on.

And yet again, it is your choice to obey whoever you wish to obey and see whatever you wish to see. It is no wonder that you put people in a box after expressing just a few sentences and you are also 100% sure that you 've put them in the right one. That's really immature, but it's your problem, not mine.

I can't wish you better than going on with your religion and finding peace within it. If that makes you satisfied, stick to it. (this sentence is not sarcasm, I really mean it)

Urban_Journalz
11-25-2007, 06:34 PM
yes, i call this as claiming superiority


and this i call claiming innocence and superiority at the same time

If you feel like I am throwing accusations at you when I am not, then obviously you are the one feeling threatened and bothered. You are over-arguing on the judging statement that I have made, because it is the only thing you can grip on.

And yet again, it is your choice to obey whoever you wish to obey and see whatever you wish to see. It is no wonder that you put people in a box after expressing just a few sentences and you are also 100% sure that you 've put them in the right one. That's really immature, but it's your problem, not mine.

I can't wish you better than going on with your religion and finding peace within it. If that makes you satisfied, stick to it. (this sentence is not sarcasm, I really mean it)

Sarcasm or not, I'm way ahead of you as far as that goes.

Cute attepmt at reverse psychology before that though.