Growing up my walls were plastered with posters of Skid Row, Kiss, Cinderella etc. My mother bought me t-shirts with Guns N Roses and Pantera on them. I’ve never went a long with what was considered to be the collective of the black community. I listen to all music but metal/ rock music is my favorite besides the lyrics in the rap music of today are disrespectful. I’m not interested in music that constantly degrades women it just isn’t cool. There are some women who listens to this kind of music with the excuse of well they aren’t talking about me. Which is so completely lame. Some of these rappers only concern is to make money not even wanting a gold or platinum record like how it was years ago. Rappers years ago wanted to make positive changes in the community. Things are so different from years ago that it almost breaks my heart.

The thing about the internet and social media people are able to connect and tell their truths. I can totally relate about being told that I’m not black enough because of my choices in music, social views etc. What’s being black enough anyway? Isn’t my skin color enough? I never understood the phrases “acting white” or “not being black enough”. Still I’ve heard this most of my life. It only kept me isolated when I was young. I can definitely relate to this video it’s the story of my life.

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4 thoughts on “The Story of My Life

    • I’ve heard other people use that word as well. The white people who grew up around mostly black people will pick up their culture. I just feel that people should be allowed to be who they are without labels. Thank you so much for reading my posts and commenting. I truly appreciate your support.

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      • I totally agree, people should be allowed to be who they want without labels or intolerance. While it’s true that people will pick up the culture they grow up around, there are some middle class suburban whites who will act as black people because they think they are rebelling.
        I enjoy reading your posts so you will always have my support.

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