Black Poetry : The B.E.T Awards

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Phenomenon, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. Phenomenon

    Phenomenon Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    and the award goes to...

    Wow, so quick to thank God first...
    But when do we hear about Him...
    In their lyrics...
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Do we not listen?
    Of course they call Good-Old-Dollar in all their lyrics.
    What a terrible web we weave.
     
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    I didn't watch it this year, but usually when I do and see all the raising cain going on, it always strikes me as strange that God is thanked first. This was on point poet.
     
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    amen to that sister.

    you definitely capture the essence of the awards in this
     
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    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    amazing

    how we award for ignorance

    unbelievable

    great write poet

    feeling this for real
     
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    *snap snap snap*!!! This is on point!! Nothing but all of the above is what these fake awards are about. Well captured!!

    Peace, Love, Light...
    1UL
     
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    no doubt...
    ill commentary poet...

    one love
    khasm
     
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    Jazzytude Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    LAWRD..........is you guys listening or do you just turn off the cd's when you here the first song you dont like.

    I hear a lot of these rappers speak of God on their cd's...........its just the radios are not playing em like they do the other ones.

    Go back and check all the rappers you don't like or care for and see how many of them have at least one song usually at the end of the cd dedicated to the Creator.

    As a matter of fact the BET AWARDS had showstoppers on who lifted the lords name!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. Phenomenon

    Phenomenon Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Well to address you, i guess you are right in a way because I do get turned off with the music that precedes the song on a cd that might be dedicated to our Creator, but my poem was to deliver the message to put God first in whatever you do and if you're thanking Him first, then you should acknowledge Him more in the way you carry yourself and the way you are delivering to people rather than exploiting for ways of an industry. It's a deeper message than you may believe where I am just "bashing" rappers. I love Hip Hop, don't care too much for rap, but black people are so much more than what BET shows nowadays. When you read, consider all the directions of the message...
     
  10. Da Street So'ja

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    i think everyone who

    responded is a believer in a "creator", but this is piece is deep on many levels
    your message is clear, but the emphasis was on rap mostly through the title of your piece. i believe all directions were considered here pheno, but again
    i thought the major point was the bad message of rap nowadays with the "creator" obviously missing until as you pointed out @ the awards

    sometimes a reader might show they see everything but then can see
    and respect your passion as i did

    peace
     
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