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    Quote Originally Posted by Wu Masta Killer
    word.
    cats always talkin jive on me, like i shudnt like it, or i should grow out of it
    makes me go insane!
    yeah man me 2,pisses me off!!!!


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    It can't be put in words. It's our lifestyle, but at the same time we keeping it street. Keeping it street doesn't mean bustin' guns 24/7 but we got our own struggle and our grind. It's our lifestyle. Watch and learn. Better yet....live and learn. Peace.

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    Yo hip hop is everything ,a culture,a sound,mind stimulant
    live n die for hip hop

    beats and rhymes what we live for-planet asia

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    Hip Hop is as elemental as Earth, Wind and Fire
    an essential necessity in keeping a rhythmatic heart inspired
    an inexplicable drive that keeps the soul alive
    uniting many under one culture on the strength of itís Vibe
    itís when beat, rhythm and rhyme become the culmination of one
    the recognition of unisex soldiers moving to the beat of itís drum
    itís the roots of a true lyricist whoís message becomes itís tree
    yielding seeds of creative expressionism that are personified by the streets
    itís the invisible magnetic force that became love at first sound
    what political figureheads prayed would be lost, until their suburbs found
    itís the essence of what trapped Rakim between the lines
    bridging the gap, like the Pharaoh Nas, of would be distant minds
    itís the shared DNA between a Poet and an Emcee
    the drive behind the involuntary head nodding of a true listenee (listener)
    it's the very air that I breath setting a caged spirit free
    the significance of something as simplistic as mic check one, two, three



    Peace Dae Ja Nae

    I know the nine elements but four get all the credit
    If you think it's just a bunch of music please forget it
    Leave it alone because it's my spirit expressing the struggle
    In present times young minds use it to make money as a hustle
    I wrestle with the thought that we're geting rapped of our souls
    Big businesses are getting the profits while we stumble over coals
    Hip Hop is non-stop and always elevating with new situations
    It's Break Dancing, Emceeing, Scratching, Graf but more for tasting
    Street Entrepenurialism, Slang, Dress, Knowledge, and Beat Boxing
    The world's watching and copying the good and the bad the street's watching
    As the children copy the flaws that have been passed down the generations
    Please listen to the Elders that will lead us to a New Black Nation
    But back to Hip Hop, a tool that can be instrimental to the wise
    I see Hip Hop and more in the gleaming stars of little Black babies eyes

    Peace blackwisdom

    Thank you Da' for the words. I know that you don't mind the add on.

    Peace World

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    Hiphop is like.....


    taking a lovely shit in the morning, you just feel better when u done it, just like listening to hiphop

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    wow that was a pretty random comparison

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    Lets just say I walk around with headphones everywhere I go.

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    entertainment
    Common~Talib Kweli~Nas~Az~Bun B~Eightball&MJG~Goodie mob~Fiend~WuTang~Lupe~BoneThugs~SunzofMan~JayZ~Bea ns~Jeezy~The Roots

    Blood of a Slave Heart of a King. BraveHeart

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    A side note:

    Hip Hop is a product of the expression of the oppressed Black youth of America's impoverished inner cities (period).

    It is embraced by the entire world for the very same reason that every other Black thing is embraced. It's born of the Original Blackwoman and Original Blackman, and everyone wants a piece of that Original flava (period).

    Everybody wants to be a Nigga but Nobody wants to be a Nigga.
    - Paul Mooney

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    HipHop to me is being real with yourself and the way you express yourself through the five elements. If you arent being real to yourself and not trying to fit anybody elses mold and truly love the music and appreciate the other elements than you are hip hop. HipHop music is expressing the way/or the culture and the community you live and your individual creativity through rap. Doesnt matter what the beats sound like, doesnt matter what the subject matter is if its from your own mind and views than its hip hop. Its not hip hop when its changing your perspective and trying to put yourself in a cookie cutter mold to fit the bill of whats hot right now.
    Last edited by J-DON; 05-07-2006 at 09:46 PM.

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    hiphop is smoking blunts in the BM while rolling through the University of Virginia campus listening to some fly ass AZ on a primo beat maybe, or possibly pumpin old school fat joe-bad bad man thats just how its goin down for me

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    It's... Wu-Tang
    http://www.wutang-corp.com/forum/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=31674&dateline=119438  0796

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    people ignore the good underground shit acting like its amateur bull shit cuz its not on the radio. and also, people hating cuz you dont care for ice cube or dr. dre when everyone has their own choice, and either way they are inferior in a very obvious way.

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    The way...
    Prepare for the Prophecy...

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    I think its a state of mind, but other than that i just gotta say that i love how it brings people together, peace.

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