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Thread started 01/21/21 11:23am

2freaky4church
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The new thing: Black people watching heavy metal videos.

This new thing shows just how open minded black people are on music. Fun to see people discover how just how good loud music is. You realize how funky some metal is. Favorites:

Vin and Sori:

https://www.youtube.com/w...amp;t=914s

Iron Maiden the shit.

TnT:

https://www.youtube.com/w...amp;t=464s

Maiden rule.

Jamel, funk face:

https://www.youtube.com/w...wDqOQQOwMs

Good folks.

All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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Reply #1 posted 01/21/21 11:33am

alphastreet

Who said black people weren’t open minded about music to begin with? Sounds like a bias coming from you if you ask me
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Reply #2 posted 01/21/21 12:36pm

PatrickS77

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alphastreet said:

Who said black people weren’t open minded about music to begin with? Sounds like a bias coming from you if you ask me


Exactly. His usual BS.
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Reply #3 posted 01/21/21 11:45pm

phunkdaddy

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WTF man? lol
I graduated from high school in the 80'and I went to a predominantly
black school. We used to go around campus singing Der Kamissar
and Spandau Ballet True.
lol
Don't laugh at my funk
This funk is a serious joint
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Reply #4 posted 01/22/21 12:11am

RJOrion

phunkdaddy said:

WTF man? lol
I graduated from high school in the 80'and I went to a predominantly
black school. We used to go around campus singing Der Kamissar
and Spandau Ballet True.
lol



LOL...shit, i STILL walk around singing "True"... that song has one of the greatest hooks of ALL time.
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Reply #5 posted 01/22/21 5:04am

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RJOrion said:

phunkdaddy said:
WTF man? lol I graduated from high school in the 80'and I went to a predominantly black school. We used to go around campus singing Der Kamissar and Spandau Ballet True. lol
LOL...shit, i STILL walk around singing "True"... that song has one of the greatest hooks of ALL time.

I remember taping a live performance of True once back in the 80's. Terrific song and a great live act.

RIP Prince: thank U 4 a funky Time!
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Reply #6 posted 01/22/21 7:50am

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I’m Black, and I love Led Zeppelin (though not truly Metal), Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Van Halen...

I also love Willie Nelson, Glen Campbell, Dolly Parton, and Merle Haggard

Things black people are “not supposed to like “
#SOCIETYDEFINESU
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Reply #7 posted 01/22/21 8:08am

thebanishedone

alphastreet said:

Who said black people weren’t open minded about music to begin with? Sounds like a bias coming from you if you ask me

agree and after all except classical all other genres are invented by black rock and metal included

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Reply #8 posted 01/22/21 10:03am

2freaky4church
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jj is black? hmm

All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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Reply #9 posted 01/22/21 10:22am

RJOrion

thebanishedone said:



alphastreet said:


Who said black people weren’t open minded about music to begin with? Sounds like a bias coming from you if you ask me

agree and after all except classical all other genres are invented by black rock and metal included




100%
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Reply #10 posted 01/22/21 11:00am

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I get why but it's a morbid paradox how those of us who enjoy genres of music that are primarily encompassed by white people are given the side eye in some quarters even though those genres were created by us.
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Reply #11 posted 01/22/21 12:07pm

thebanishedone

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I get why but it's a morbid paradox how those of us who enjoy genres of music that are primarily encompassed by white people are given the side eye in some quarters even though those genres were created by us.

It's because there is a lack of education amoung white and black people regarding where the things

are coming from.

I'm a white boy and i'm the first to say that rock and heavy metal was invented by black people.

I think the reason is because early rock was a dance music genre.It was music for dancing.in the late 60's rock become less dance oriented and more about expression within the genre.

On the other side while Motown at that time did start taking

elements of psychodelic acid rock it was still retaining the dance element.

So black people wanted to dance to the music and in the mid 70s disco appeared.White people decided that they also wanted to dance so in order for rock to survive it needed a new perspective,a new outlook.Thats why punk appeared and killed rock dinosaurs and long extended solos and

as a result rock went to a shorter dance format once again.As soon as punk become mainstream

a new thing was coming-first affordable synths that everybody can buy so everybody did

and new wave was born.

New wave combined cold Europen electronic sound with funk,rock,post disco,rnb.

For me that was the most interesting period of "black" music when rnb was open to everything when it combined all the elements of popular music.Rnb stations played music that had guitar solos,rock elements and it was still rnb but much more than that.

I think New Jack Swing brought a musical segregation from which black music never recovered in a sense that it become a very rigid and conservative form.Remember that in the 90s if rnb song had distorted rock guitar solo it was not played on rnb radio stations.

With killing the adventure in music form you also set some "rules" how the music should sound.

That is the reason also why it's weird to some when black people dig what is theirs in orgin.

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Reply #12 posted 01/22/21 12:14pm

jjhunsecker

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2freaky4church1 said:

jj is black? hmm



Is that news to you?
#SOCIETYDEFINESU
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Reply #13 posted 01/22/21 4:37pm

MickyDolenz

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thebanishedone said:

agree and after all except classical all other genres are invented by black rock and metal included

I didn't know polka originated from black people. lol I do consider zydeco "Black polka" & Tejano "Mexican polka".

You can take a black guy to Nashville from right out of the cotton fields with bib overalls, and they will call him R&B. You can take a white guy in a pin-stripe suit who’s never seen a cotton field, and they will call him country. ~ O. B. McClinton
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Reply #14 posted 01/22/21 9:32pm

uPtoWnNY

MotownSubdivision said:

I get why but it's a morbid paradox how those of us who enjoy genres of music that are primarily encompassed by white people are given the side eye in some quarters even though those genres were created by us.

Shit, I was given the 'side-eye' by some relatives (and friends) when I was listening to the Beatles & the Stones back in the 60s. It's why I kept my 'unique' tastes to myself for a long time because I was tired of being goofed on for listening to 'white-boy music'. But when I hit college, I didn't give a fuck anymore.

Thank goodness for grunge/alt rock. It's what I listened more to when R&B started going downhill.

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Reply #15 posted 01/22/21 10:02pm

MotownSubdivis
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thebanishedone said:



MotownSubdivision said:


I get why but it's a morbid paradox how those of us who enjoy genres of music that are primarily encompassed by white people are given the side eye in some quarters even though those genres were created by us.

It's because there is a lack of education amoung white and black people regarding where the things


are coming from.


I'm a white boy and i'm the first to say that rock and heavy metal was invented by black people.


I think the reason is because early rock was a dance music genre.It was music for dancing.in the late 60's rock become less dance oriented and more about expression within the genre.


On the other side while Motown at that time did start taking


elements of psychodelic acid rock it was still retaining the dance element.


So black people wanted to dance to the music and in the mid 70s disco appeared.White people decided that they also wanted to dance so in order for rock to survive it needed a new perspective,a new outlook.Thats why punk appeared and killed rock dinosaurs and long extended solos and


as a result rock went to a shorter dance format once again.As soon as punk become mainstream


a new thing was coming-first affordable synths that everybody can buy so everybody did


and new wave was born.


New wave combined cold Europen electronic sound with funk,rock,post disco,rnb.


For me that was the most interesting period of "black" music when rnb was open to everything when it combined all the elements of popular music.Rnb stations played music that had guitar solos,rock elements and it was still rnb but much more than that.


I think New Jack Swing brought a musical segregation from which black music never recovered in a sense that it become a very rigid and conservative form.Remember that in the 90s if rnb song had distorted rock guitar solo it was not played on rnb radio stations.


With killing the adventure in music form you also set some "rules" how the music should sound.


That is the reason also why it's weird to some when black people dig what is theirs in orgin.

The post-disco era is my favorite musical period. That transition from the 70s to the 80s was hard on a lot of artists, especially black ones who weren't getting the play they deserved as a result of the disco backlash and being the main pulse of music during the early 80s when AC ballads and MOR music seemed to dominate the pop charts.

Really, they had no choice but to be open-minded and adapt. It was either synth up your sound or call it a career. I think we got more success stories out of the deal, not to mention tons and tons of awesome music but it was time of ultimatum for many black artists and groups. With the cross-pollination power of Thriller though (a taboo at the time), thankfully things were able to change for the better.
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Reply #16 posted 01/23/21 12:15am

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RJOrion said:

phunkdaddy said:

WTF man? lol
I graduated from high school in the 80'and I went to a predominantly
black school. We used to go around campus singing Der Kamissar
and Spandau Ballet True.
lol



LOL...shit, i STILL walk around singing "True"... that song has one of the greatest hooks of ALL time.



thumbs up!
[Edited 1/23/21 0:18am]
Don't laugh at my funk
This funk is a serious joint
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Reply #17 posted 01/23/21 12:16am

phunkdaddy

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RJOrion said:

phunkdaddy said:

WTF man? lol
I graduated from high school in the 80'and I went to a predominantly
black school. We used to go around campus singing Der Kamissar
and Spandau Ballet True.
lol



LOL...shit, i STILL walk around singing "True"... that song has one of the greatest hooks of ALL time.



My bad for the double post
[Edited 1/23/21 0:17am]
Don't laugh at my funk
This funk is a serious joint
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Reply #18 posted 01/23/21 10:44pm

JayCrawford

Damn, someone is assuming black people do not know other music genre's it seems.
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Reply #19 posted 01/24/21 3:21am

ReddBlitz

*Smh* How the ignorance consistently runs wild. Some peeps are just pitiful and sad beyond words. Whoever their mothers are really should've considered in taking the pill.
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Reply #20 posted 01/26/21 7:12am

2freaky4church
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The people that watch these videos are hearing the songs for the first time. Anything to say?

All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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Reply #21 posted 01/26/21 7:13am

2freaky4church
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Who's hipped people to more obscure black artists? muh.

All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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