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RE: (TV) rap
I've got to agree with Scott here - I just don't like Rap.
Its not the fact that its a black thing, or that its confrontational, I
just don't enjoy listening to it.
I haven't heard any rap that moved me in any way at all. I don't even hate
it - I'm just totally indifferent to it. Thats the bottom line.
As I type this I am listening to a soundboard recording of Television,
07/03/78, The Place, Seattle.
It is so good I could weep... So, ok it was 22 years ago, but it still
makes my hair stand on end.
(actually what makes me weep is the fact that I only have 20 minutes of the
show, and the guy who owns the original master soundboard tape says his
tape which has the complete show has now been destroyed by the ravages of
On 08 January 2000 06:23, SCOTT ALDRICH
> Just to be totally politically incorrect, I think rap pretty much blows,
> even the so called good stuff talked about here. It sounds totally dated
> me. Lauryn Hill makes me cringe, as does just about every other "diva"
> singer I've ever heard. I'd rather hear Billie Holiday. Or Richard Hell.
> Eric Dolphy playing in a different key to "My Favorite Things" and making
> work! Oh well, can't say I haven't tried.
> Philistinely yours,
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