Black Poetry : Big Time

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  1. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Big time business
    colleges
    Big time pimpin' game
    Big time pimps
    colleges
    Big time
    Big time
    make millions of dollars
    off college athletes during
    March
    as nets are swished
    the bottom line is
    the powers that be don't
    give a ****
    young black chattel
    dribbling all their young
    black lives trying to
    make it
    Big Time
    Big Time
    under street lamps
    under pressure of
    wanting to make it out
    the only way they know how
    but the league only has so many
    openings and turnover is low
    so the majority dribble through
    school with the wrong mission
    Big time
    Big time
    Big business
    Big waste of time
    but the crossover is tight
    and the jumpa is butta
    ....and the colleges
    don't give a **** when ya gone
    and don't make it to
    Big Time
    Big Time.

    (c)2002 blakverb "off da top thinkin"

    *colleges make millions off these kids and don't want to pay 'em. free scholarships is not equivalent to the revenue...do the math, do the math...
     
  2. Rashad

    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This here is a Big Time my Brutha!!

    All u need is one mike don!
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    on da wrong mission, for sho...giving game away while praying for the day when NBA PICKS another brutha...leaving them passed ova...wondering WHY.

    and their mission statement reads: EYES GOT NO OTHA SKILLZ...my cross ova was a lifetime achievement award.

    TRUTH Blak.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    man u hit it on da head as bruthas crash boards
    making a name all in vain what a shame in da game
    trying to float big time u ain't lying! tyght bangg'in verb
     
  5. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this joynt was Big Time tyte blak...
    it's a shame how my peeps shoot at the wrong "goal"..

    *classic*
    glad to have ya' back
    j.
     
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    Danilyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This reminds me of my college days at U of A. I had a friend on the b'ball team. He was very good, but when it came to school, he didn't give a ****. He asked me to write his papers and stuff so his grades would stay up and he could play. (and like a fool, I catered to this behavior). I wasn't doing him a favor, I was mentally retarding him. As good as HE was, the team sucked and he didn't go anywhere. Now what is left for him? When the schools promise them this life, offer them things "under the table", and stuff like that, they are falsifying reality, and when they get out, they're left with nothing. Sad, sad situation. We need to wake up our young brothers! Speak to em, blak!
     
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    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blak

    Well said brutha!!!

    Reas
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blak

    As always (and to be expected) ... Great read!!

    N2 :)