Age Ain’t Nothin But A Number?

You are only as old as you feel, riiiiight. The other day I received a reality check. A young person spoke about old heads. So I was like who is an old head? The next thing I know I’m on google researching the phrase old head and what age is a person considered to be an old head. Darn these urban phrases I just posted about this the other day! Anyway, immediately I checked the meaning of an old head. The urban dictionary describes old head as someone who has been in the scene before you or your group. There was a second definition of old head that stated someone who is still in the scene beyond the “acceptable” or expected age. Now let’s think about what kinds of scenes are not acceptable for an old head to be at like a club perhaps? I’m not really sure.
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Am I that parent who just doesn’t understand now? Hmmmm. The other day I realized the age of the songs that I loved growing up lets just say that time has really flew by. I am definitely not giving up music even if I am what a young person would consider to be an “old head”. I’ll try not to overthink about my age in my head.

LMBO. One day the young people will come to know what an old head is because they will become one. I am no hurry for them to find out though because I’ll be a senior citizen God willing. I remember when a good friend of mine and I were talking about age. The person said” That everyone will always be younger than a group people, that everyone will always be older than a group of people, and that everyone will always be the same age as a group of people. Yeap, that’s about the best way to some it up.

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Wubba, Wubba, Wubba, Y’all

I want my MTV!!! Did I ever share that I wanted to be a MTV VJ growing up? My top three favorite VJs were Kennedy, Karen Duffy, and Riki Rachtman. I love music so much being an MTV VJ gave a person a chance to share videos of various music. I would have been happy being a DJ too but depending on the radio station there would be a slim chance of the music being diverse. For an example 103 Jamz would not play heavy metal and FM 99 WNOR wouldn’t play hip hop.

I love Jack White because he’s not afraid to branch out. Chris Cornell recorded an album that was called Scream and a lot of rock fans couldn’t cope. Even Trent Reznor took shots at Chris Cornell for making the album Scream. My favorite song from Scream was the song Scream. Scream was a great album in my opinion. Chris Cornell’s voice was beautiful, he could sing anything and it would sound good!!! Like real talk.

Fans should look at music like a painting. How many paintings in an art museum has only one color? Just like how most musicians play more than just one instrument. Music is art. When an musician makes music it can be something beautiful.

Anywho, I’m too old to be a VJ now and MTV totally sucks it’s nothing like the 80s and 90s. I remember watching MTV’s first video which was “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles. Today reality tv has killed MTV.

What a bummer!

The Good Old Days

Ahhhhh the good old days

How I miss them

Spending time with

Family and friends

Playing fun games like

Jacks, Hopscotch, Count 4

And many more

Going in the backyard

Playing horseshoes and volleyball

Playing tag and jump rope

Going to the park

Parents telling you to be home

Before it gets dark

Enjoying great movies

On TV and at the drive in

Dawn of the Dead, Karate Kid,Breakin

What fun we had

Dancing the coolest dances

Snakin, Whoppin and DC Walkin

Oh Yes

And we can not forget about the music

Run DMC, Salt &Pepa, Debbie Gibson

Tiffany, Beastie Boys and 3rd Bass

Boys groups

New Edition, New Kids On the Block

And Menudo

Can’t forget about Rock and Roll

Poison, Europe and Cinderella

I will always love heavy metal

The good old days I love them so

Playing video games

Atari and Nintendo

When all real talented women did

Was rap, sing and dance

With their clothes on

Awesome TV shows

Gimme a break, Facts of Life

A-team and Different Strokes

Do you remember the very

First music video ever

I do it was by the Buggles

When MTV really was

Music Television

Because they played

Music videos all day everyday

It was my dream to be a VJ

Rap City and Yo MTV Raps

Maaaannn these memories

Are taking me way back

Those days will live on forever

In my heart and they will never part

Holding them tight always

Here’s to the good old days

 

 

 

 

 

What Has Happened To Hip Hop?

As I have shared I listen to everything so that includes hip hop too. Not the hip hop of today though I don’t know what the heck has happened I just find that today’s hip hop is very disappointing and disturbing as well. Gone are the days of the hip hop that I listened to KRS One, Eric B. and Rakim, 3rd Bass, LL Cool J I could go on and on. It is not just about today’s hip hop it’s the culture that is tied to it nothing but negativity especially towards black females. I screen everything that my sons listen to and it’s a shame musicians don’t want to be held accountable for nothing except for endorsements. So sad I will never forget the words that 2Pac spoke during an interview he said “Hold us accountable for what we say”

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I don’t know about anyone else but I’ll take old school hip hop any day there’s nothing like it. The new hip hop is headed for self destruction and that’s fine just don’t take the kids with it.