Discussion in 'Audio Video Web Conferencing' started by CosmicMessenger, Sep 11, 2013.
I had the pleasure of hanging out backstage with Gil and his band during one of his performances back in the day.
Not only was he a genius...he was a really nice guy!
We must more of an effort to see our artists/entertainers/etc. via the backdrop of the times I/we/us/etc. lived in the midst of, i. e., suchlike is why everybody some rose up to the level of being artists, not merely remain entertainers, etc.
There does come a place and a time, when the second becomes the first, i.e., via the tradition of protest such originates from mother africa and/or on to elsewhere, whereever people of african descent wind up, by chance or by choice...
Even if the languages are different, the message(s) is/ are the same, etc.
Lady Day song of 'Strange Fruit'...
La Lupe and Makeba reminded us of our true roots...
And so it goes...
I feel you, bruh.
Some things might have to be approached via more mainstream oriented means/ways/etc., though on the basis of our (not their) takes, i. e., after everything else has been claimed or said, we adults are expected to lead, no matter the lack of props many of us usually get, up to and including pointing out why the likes of the Last Poets etc., continue matter to us, as contrasted with the likes of the Little Waynes, etc.
Separate names with a comma.