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728huey

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This week's Billboard Top 40 makes me want to weep for our country

Since people kept mentioning Beyonce, Rihanna, and Drake dominating the charts, I thought I'd check out what's allgegedly hot on the charts right now, and what I saw made me want to cry, if not puke.

This is what's currently topping the charts right now.



I'm sure no young people are aware of the irony of seeing rappers playing guitars when no guitars are even featiured on the track.







I can't believe how retarded how this hip-hop is. When I saw that "Wally Wally Walmart" vieo a couple of years ago with the skanky chicks twerking in the clothing aisle at Walmart, I thought it was supposed to be a cautionary tale about really crappy music and not a template to have a huge top 10 hit. This stuff is so atrocious, it almost makes me long wistfully for the days of Chingy, MIMS, and Soulja Boy.

cry ill feeling ill barf bawl sigh disbelief typing

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Reply #1 posted 11/28/16 3:57pm

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whofarted

No matter your age, pursue your dreams so that you will LIVE.
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Reply #2 posted 11/28/16 4:13pm

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Paul McCartney used the Rae Sremmurd song for the mannequin challenge and uploaded a video doing it on his site and Youtube channel.


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Reply #3 posted 11/28/16 4:39pm

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lol I don't even have to click the PLAY button. The video thumbnails tell me everything I need to know. disbelief

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Reply #4 posted 11/28/16 4:50pm

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The Black Beatles song isn't bad. The other stuff is tho.
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Reply #5 posted 11/28/16 7:59pm

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LittleBLUECorvette said:

The Black Beatles song isn't bad. The other stuff is tho.

This. I love that song.

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Reply #6 posted 11/28/16 8:41pm

bigblunda

I honestly don't really give a shit about the Beatles (black or not) BUT some of the songs are good. Like uh, uh. Uhhhhhhh. Well at least 24K Magic moved up to #4

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Reply #7 posted 11/29/16 3:48am

Dasein

Dissatisfaction with the Billboard Top 40 only means you're getting old. 25+ year olds always
dislike contemporary pop records. For example: if you were 29 in 1962, you hated "The Twist."
If you were 19, you loved that shit.

It's the same for today. I was born in 1978. This means I already know that tastemakers in
contemporary pop music do not give a fuck about what I like. They care what the dorkazoid who
was born in 1998 likes!

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Reply #8 posted 11/29/16 10:39am

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728huey said:

Never heard this but this is not bad. Nice flow.
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Reply #9 posted 11/29/16 11:03am

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Dasein said:

Dissatisfaction with the Billboard Top 40 only means you're getting old. 25+ year olds always
dislike contemporary pop records. For example: if you were 29 in 1962, you hated "The Twist."
If you were 19, you loved that shit.

It's the same for today. I was born in 1978. This means I already know that tastemakers in
contemporary pop music do not give a fuck about what I like. They care what the dorkazoid who
was born in 1998 likes!


This wasn't true in the 70s and 80s. When Elton John, Lionel Richie, Tina Turner, etc. were topping the charts back then, older people loved those songs.

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Reply #10 posted 11/29/16 1:44pm

214

I hate u, I love u is a good song and 7 years too, have you already listened those songs, and don't get me started with Cold Water and Let Me Love You.

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Reply #11 posted 11/29/16 3:44pm

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I seriously did not even know they still had charts, what is the point?? You can move on a chart without selling a single or record, streaming? get the fuck out of here with this shit. Whats next tracking what we think people might buy and that counting as a sale. Once You tube and views and fucking clicks got in the mix I was like CHECK PLEASE with this BS.


"We went where our music was appreciated, and that was everywhere but the USA, we knew we had fans, but there is only so much of the world you can play at once" Magne F
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lastdecember said:

I seriously did not even know they still had charts, what is the point?? You can move on a chart without selling a single or record, streaming? get the fuck out of here with this shit. Whats next tracking what we think people might buy and that counting as a sale. Once You tube and views and fucking clicks got in the mix I was like CHECK PLEASE with this BS.


Well technically albums have been selling on shipped amount for decades.
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Reply #13 posted 11/30/16 12:06am

Gunsnhalen

There is some bad shit in the top 40 for sure. But Starboy & 24K magic are in the top 10 and they're 2 of the best singles of 2016.

Pistols sounded like "Fuck off," wheras The Clash sounded like "Fuck Off, but here's why.."- Thedigitialgardener

All music is shit music and no music is real- gunsnhalen

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Reply #14 posted 12/02/16 1:53pm

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As Spike Lee would say - "Coonery Buffoonery".

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Retarded shit hop sounds recorded by Thugs and other degenerates aimed at people with an IQ of 64 and either in jail or waiting to go in. It proves that people buying the latest hits are just mouth breeders and proof the human race will be like animals in 100 years.

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Maybe Trump will clean up some of the music with low maoral and social standards clogging the charts, after all these songs (Loosely called that, as its is swearing to a drum machine beat with looped in 80s sounds) glamourise, drugs, crime and calling women bitches. Maybe that is one thing Trump coluld do is lift the tone of certain musical genres that add nothing to the arts of civilisation and refinement. Musics that should be regulated and banned.

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All shit hop of every stripe except if its 100% positive and avoids any swearing, sex, materialistic references, dumb repetition, shout outs, samples, yeah yeah and yo yo, crime, feuds, guns, drug use or consumption.

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Sexified r and B like Chris Brown and Rhiana, Beyonce, guys with names like Marquise Jones who are naked and singing about freakin yo booty.

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Any form of Satanic, death, thrash and hardcore metal that has drug references, racism and anti social lyrics.

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Shitty kiddy pop and boy band/girl band music unless it has a socially redeeming message

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Personality artists like Justin Bieber/Soulja Boy, Katy Perry/ Lady Gaga, Miley Cyprus who are known for their shenanigans rather than music.

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Any musical act that produces low quality and simplistic music aimed at morons, that does not educate and enlighten the people.

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Reply #15 posted 12/02/16 2:02pm

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Adorecream said:

As Spike Lee would say - "Coonery Buffoonery".

.

Retarded shit hop sounds recorded by Thugs and other degenerates aimed at people with an IQ of 64 and either in jail or waiting to go in. It proves that people buying the latest hits are just mouth breeders and proof the human race will be like animals in 100 years.

.

Maybe Trump will clean up some of the music with low maoral and social standards clogging the charts, after all these songs (Loosely called that, as its is swearing to a drum machine beat with looped in 80s sounds) glamourise, drugs, crime and calling women bitches. Maybe that is one thing Trump coluld do is lift the tone of certain musical genres that add nothing to the arts of civilisation and refinement. Musics that should be regulated and banned.

.

All shit hop of every stripe except if its 100% positive and avoids any swearing, sex, materialistic references, dumb repetition, shout outs, samples, yeah yeah and yo yo, crime, feuds, guns, drug use or consumption.

.

Sexified r and B like Chris Brown and Rhiana, Beyonce, guys with names like Marquise Jones who are naked and singing about freakin yo booty.

.

Any form of Satanic, death, thrash and hardcore metal that has drug references, racism and anti social lyrics.

.

Shitty kiddy pop and boy band/girl band music unless it has a socially redeeming message

.

Personality artists like Justin Bieber/Soulja Boy, Katy Perry/ Lady Gaga, Miley Cyprus who are known for their shenanigans rather than music.

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Any musical act that produces low quality and simplistic music aimed at morons, that does not educate and enlighten the people.

Relax, do you remember you like Prince, right? how enlighten is something like Irresistible Bitch, Little Red Corvette, Sexy MF, Come, It. Artists aren't her to give us moral or spiritual instruction, it's not their job. Bieber, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Gaga do not sing just about sex, they sing about other subjects just as Prince did; and Prince 70% of his music is about sex.

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Adorecream said:

As Spike Lee would say - "Coonery Buffoonery".


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Retarded shit hop sounds recorded by Thugs and other degenerates aimed at people with an IQ of 64 and either in jail or waiting to go in. It proves that people buying the latest hits are just mouth breeders and proof the human race will be like animals in 100 years.


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Maybe Trump will clean up some of the music with low maoral and social standards clogging the charts, after all these songs (Loosely called that, as its is swearing to a drum machine beat with looped in 80s sounds) glamourise, drugs, crime and calling women bitches. Maybe that is one thing Trump coluld do is lift the tone of certain musical genres that add nothing to the arts of civilisation and refinement. Musics that should be regulated and banned.


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All shit hop of every stripe except if its 100% positive and avoids any swearing, sex, materialistic references, dumb repetition, shout outs, samples, yeah yeah and yo yo, crime, feuds, guns, drug use or consumption.


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Sexified r and B like Chris Brown and Rhiana, Beyonce, guys with names like Marquise Jones who are naked and singing about freakin yo booty.


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Any form of Satanic, death, thrash and hardcore metal that has drug references, racism and anti social lyrics.


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Shitty kiddy pop and boy band/girl band music unless it has a socially redeeming message


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Personality artists like Justin Bieber/Soulja Boy, Katy Perry/ Lady Gaga, Miley Cyprus who are known for their shenanigans rather than music.


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Any musical act that produces low quality and simplistic music aimed at morons, that does not educate and enlighten the people.


You should give Gospel music a try.
PRINCE: Always and Forever
MICHAEL JACKSON: Always and Forever
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Live Your Life How U Wanna Live It
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Reply #17 posted 12/02/16 3:09pm

Dasein

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Dasein said:

Dissatisfaction with the Billboard Top 40 only means you're getting old. 25+ year olds always
dislike contemporary pop records. For example: if you were 29 in 1962, you hated "The Twist."
If you were 19, you loved that shit.

It's the same for today. I was born in 1978. This means I already know that tastemakers in
contemporary pop music do not give a fuck about what I like. They care what the dorkazoid who
was born in 1998 likes!


This wasn't true in the 70s and 80s. When Elton John, Lionel Richie, Tina Turner, etc. were topping the charts back then, older people loved those songs.


No, they did not. Pop radio as what is indicated by the Billboard charts targets young people
specifically.

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Reply #18 posted 12/02/16 5:14pm

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Adorecream said:

As Spike Lee would say - "Coonery Buffoonery".

.

Retarded shit hop sounds recorded by Thugs and other degenerates aimed at people with an IQ of 64 and either in jail or waiting to go in. It proves that people buying the latest hits are just mouth breeders and proof the human race will be like animals in 100 years.

.

Maybe Trump will clean up some of the music with low maoral and social standards clogging the charts, after all these songs (Loosely called that, as its is swearing to a drum machine beat with looped in 80s sounds) glamourise, drugs, crime and calling women bitches. Maybe that is one thing Trump coluld do is lift the tone of certain musical genres that add nothing to the arts of civilisation and refinement. Musics that should be regulated and banned.

.

All shit hop of every stripe except if its 100% positive and avoids any swearing, sex, materialistic references, dumb repetition, shout outs, samples, yeah yeah and yo yo, crime, feuds, guns, drug use or consumption.

.

Sexified r and B like Chris Brown and Rhiana, Beyonce, guys with names like Marquise Jones who are naked and singing about freakin yo booty.

.

Any form of Satanic, death, thrash and hardcore metal that has drug references, racism and anti social lyrics.

.

Shitty kiddy pop and boy band/girl band music unless it has a socially redeeming message

.

Personality artists like Justin Bieber/Soulja Boy, Katy Perry/ Lady Gaga, Miley Cyprus who are known for their shenanigans rather than music.

.

Any musical act that produces low quality and simplistic music aimed at morons, that does not educate and enlighten the people.

hmmm I prefer R'n'B/Hip Hop from the 70s-90s at the moment, cause it brings back great memories. music

[Edited 12/2/16 17:17pm]

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Reply #19 posted 12/02/16 5:21pm

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Goddess4Real said:

Adorecream said:

As Spike Lee would say - "Coonery Buffoonery".

.

Retarded shit hop sounds recorded by Thugs and other degenerates aimed at people with an IQ of 64 and either in jail or waiting to go in. It proves that people buying the latest hits are just mouth breeders and proof the human race will be like animals in 100 years.

.

Maybe Trump will clean up some of the music with low maoral and social standards clogging the charts, after all these songs (Loosely called that, as its is swearing to a drum machine beat with looped in 80s sounds) glamourise, drugs, crime and calling women bitches. Maybe that is one thing Trump coluld do is lift the tone of certain musical genres that add nothing to the arts of civilisation and refinement. Musics that should be regulated and banned.

.

All shit hop of every stripe except if its 100% positive and avoids any swearing, sex, materialistic references, dumb repetition, shout outs, samples, yeah yeah and yo yo, crime, feuds, guns, drug use or consumption.

.

Sexified r and B like Chris Brown and Rhiana, Beyonce, guys with names like Marquise Jones who are naked and singing about freakin yo booty.

.

Any form of Satanic, death, thrash and hardcore metal that has drug references, racism and anti social lyrics.

.

Shitty kiddy pop and boy band/girl band music unless it has a socially redeeming message

.

Personality artists like Justin Bieber/Soulja Boy, Katy Perry/ Lady Gaga, Miley Cyprus who are known for their shenanigans rather than music.

.

Any musical act that produces low quality and simplistic music aimed at morons, that does not educate and enlighten the people.

hmmm I prefer R'n'B/Hip Hop from the 70s-90s at the moment, cause it brings back great memories. music

[Edited 12/2/16 17:17pm]

Hip-Hop in the 70's?

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214 said:

Goddess4Real said:

hmmm I prefer R'n'B/Hip Hop from the 70s-90s at the moment, cause it brings back great memories. music

[Edited 12/2/16 17:17pm]

Hip-Hop in the 70's?

Yuuuuuuuup early Hip Hop from the late 70s like this gem biggrin Rapper's Delight - The Sugarhill Gang (1979)

[Edited 12/2/16 17:36pm]

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Reply #21 posted 12/02/16 5:33pm

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Thanks to Netflix's The Get Down I have been listening to early hip hop music from the 70s onwards, this is incredible worship

RARE "Grandmaster Flash & The 4 MCs " 12/23/1978 (Part 1/3)

RARE "Grandmaster Flash & The 4 MCs" 12/23/1978 (Part 2/3)

RARE "Grandmaster Flash & The 4 MCs" (Part 3/3) 12/23/1978

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Reply #22 posted 12/02/16 5:40pm

Goddess4Real

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Another great doco about early hip hop in the late 70s and what was going on in society at that time.

Hip Hop NY1977 1/2

Hip Hop NY1977 2/2

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Reply #23 posted 12/02/16 6:46pm

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Goddess4Real said:

214 said:

Hip-Hop in the 70's?

Yuuuuuuuup early Hip Hop from the late 70s like this gem biggrin Rapper's Delight - The Sugarhill Gang (1979)

[Edited 12/2/16 17:36pm]

Hoo boy, I remember that when it was first playing on the radio... lol grandpa

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^^ Those are some really interesting interviews, cheers for that.

hmmm And yeah, I see what you mean, OP. Lyrics have certainly gone backwards that's for sure, never thought I'd say that since first hearing Lil Wayne. I agree with the observation on coonery as well, these loot-the-store beats used to be really niche i.e. purely for dope dealers, but they seem to have become entrenched in the mainstream. This phase of stank booty gorilla noise isn't targeting low-socioeconomic blacks either, this music is for fringe collegegoers being diverse and teenage whitegirls who caption their snapchats with the n-word. As long as they have something that keeps the masses aggressive and unsettled, the labels will keep leaving butter biscuits on the studio floor.

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Reply #25 posted 12/02/16 7:53pm

Scorp

Been saying it for the longest.....

It's all over......this thing is all over...

It stopped being about the music a very long time ago....

But the Pop Ascension led to the detioration we have witnessed.

This didn't happen by accident

The well has run dry........

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Reply #26 posted 12/02/16 8:13pm

Scorp

The forefathers who would be at the center of creating Rap/Hip-Hop

They issued out a warning in 1978 because they knew the impact of the golden nugget in whichy they had crafted

They said if the music were to ever be commercialized, it would be destroyed

Fast forward 38 years later.........

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Reply #27 posted 12/02/16 9:50pm

gandorb

Topo 40 has always been mostly mediocre with a few good songs but most songs just being catchy songs aimed at kids. Nothing wrong with that, but when people think about previous years or decades on Top 40, they think about their favorites and not all the other crap.I remember around 1970 in Middle School, a year that is often put as an important period in music, most of us were already labeling much of top 40 as being bubbble gum. In 1975, I remember that me and some friends went through the entire top 40 and most of us found only two or three songs we liked. While I don't thingk this is a strong period for the Top 40, there still tends to be a few songs that are good. Some things never change.

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Dasein said:

Dissatisfaction with the Billboard Top 40 only means you're getting old. 25+ year olds always
dislike contemporary pop records. For example: if you were 29 in 1962, you hated "The Twist."
If you were 19, you loved that shit.

It's the same for today. I was born in 1978. This means I already know that tastemakers in
contemporary pop music do not give a fuck about what I like. They care what the dorkazoid who
was born in 1998 likes!

Good point, I was born in 1976 and feel the same, good music stopped being made after 1996 with the exception of a few artists like Prince and Michael Jackson.

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But I honestly think the average person who listens to this crap was more likely to be born in 2002 or 2004 rather than 1998 lol

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Reply #29 posted 12/03/16 8:14pm

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I'm 19 and all of this is terrible, insipid, boring, and downright alien to my ears.

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