Vladimir Putin

Suffice it to say Russian President Vladimir Putin is not a fan of rap music. Putin made it clear that he does not approve of rap music which fuses hard beats and rhymes to produce a simplistic art form.

Putin declared that rap (and all its derivatives) are based on "sex, drugs and protest," that will ultimately lead to the "degradation of the nation."

Putin revealed his feelings about rap music after the November arrest of Russian rapper Husky, who was charged with disturbing the peace after performing an impromptu rap concert on the roof of a car.

Cellphone video obtained by The Guardian newspaper shows 2 Russian cops snatching Husky down off the car as a large crowd surrounded them and jeered at the cops (see video below).

Husky's rap music reportedly irritates Putin who wants to ban rap music in Russia, but realizing that's impossible, he wants to control it.

Putin said, "If it is impossible to stop, then we must lead it and direct it."

Legendary American rapper Kurtis Blow said Putin should "rethink his policy" and that his policy will "fuel the fire of the resistance in his country." Blow also said the Russian people "don't want to be silenced."
 

Photo by Omer Messinger/Getty Images

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    Well rap music have help black people in so many ways it has inspired blacks to clean up their neighborhoods and become doctors and lawyers. Putin don’t know what he is talking about

  • Marya

    Umm, I don’t think it’s dkne any of that, it’s just entertainment.

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    It’s a lot more than entertainment it influences simple minded people

  • Marya

    Influences them to do bad?

  • FukkFolks2018

    Vladimir. I promise rap wasn't made for you bruh. It's not for yall! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/236ffd248f6d917306fb8afa3e1c0fbaafad1639eeb5cd577c3b63edf5867757.gif

  • CookieMobster

    Rap music now a days is fun to listen to, well some songs anyway... But I do believe it adversely affects young people who don't have a good support system. It definitely glorifies drugs, hoes, robbing folks, doing uncolorful things and being a trash person. I don't think it should be banned though.

  • Thingamajig

    It’s a white rapper y’all... nothing to see here.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™
  • brooks hill

    its scares him, so he want to control what you rap about. thought police. watch out. thats the commie, socialist thinking. control.

  • Marya

    I’m born and raised in America but Russian ethnicity. You have to understand in Russia there is a lot of tradition and they don’t want the culture to degrade like it has in America.

  • Whirl

    Anyone who has studied up on Hannah Arendt knows exactly what this snow job is all about https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dRQ5m0-XOJU

  • Whirl

    Extremely short sighted of you. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dRQ5m0-XOJU

  • Whirl

    What is your definition of the degradation of culture on account of rap music exclusively?

  • Marya

    Sorry I was asking him what it influenced people to do, since he said it influences. Personally I don’t think it influenced people either way, it’s just music.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Like Melania Trump he's rapping about growing up on the South side of Chicago...

  • Marya

    No I don’t mean rap music degraded American culture, I mean in Russia they maintain a certain level of tradition and culture that is very different from America, and rap music doesn’t really play into it so that’s the objection to rap. Personally I don’t see an issue with it at all.

  • RealATLPeach36

    Like it has in America??

    I mean your comment reminds me of church folks.
    Judging other sinners as if their sins are lesser. As if Russia is pure haha

  • Marya

    No no, sorry it sounds that way. I mean that Russia has a certain level of tradition and culture, and rap music doesn’t fit into it, which is why many Russian officials object to it.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Hold up! They got drugs, thots, gangs, oppression, alcohol/vodka and poverty in Russia l0l!

  • RealATLPeach36

    I get your point, BUT YOUR PRESIDENT IS A PALE WHITE HORSE... morals on music but no morals on tapping into our election for the sole purpose of money and oil?

    I do apologize if I’m coming off aggressive, I don’t mean to, and you’re entitled to your opinion, But Russia and morals don’t go together.

  • Marya

    I understand your feelings. Putin is not my president at all I am not born in Russia nor am I a citizen or anything, that’s just my background/ethnicity.

    As far as the election stuff it seems like a pretty minimal effect was made by Russian meddling, some internet ads. They didn’t hack the voting machine system or anything.

    Also Russia has plenty of culture tradition and morals steeped in orthodox religion so generalizing it as not having morals isn’t fair.

  • Whirl

    Okay I got ya. Like Israel?

  • RealATLPeach36

    morals not fair do you really believe he did not...you know what forget it. You feel what you feel I feel what I feel.

    Agree to disagree...?????

  • Marya

    What about Israel?

  • stav

    Yet his regime is based on prostitution, intimidation, corruption, murder, genocide, theft, and the list is never ending !

  • Marya

    Ok, i really don’t take much personally so if you want to talk about it we can. Or not.

  • Whirl

    Steeped in tradition

  • stav

    But murder and corruption of all kinds is ok...that's some kind of tradition!

  • Whirl

    Give this woman a gold star!

  • Marya

    I don’t know.

  • Whirl

    Okay. Gotcha. Thanks for the response.

  • stav

    America degraded America...whites(not all, but those it applies to)

  • Marya

    That’s government corruption. The people of Russia for the most part are very kind and generous people who would give you the shirt off their back.

  • Marya

    Well America is a very different country of course. The people native to this land do not countrol the government.

  • stav

    So are many rappers! Don't generalize a people that you don't personally know, not all rappers talk that foolishness, just like all people anywhere aren't the same.

  • Whirl

    It’s interesting to hear your perspective and I appreciate you participating in the dialogue. Always interesting to hear an outside view.

  • Marya

    Well they promote a horrible lifestyle for the most part so you can’t blame a traditional conservative Eastern European official for being against it.

  • WhoKnew

    Tell em again!

  • WhoKnew

    He need to declare war on prostitutes peeing on his American boyfriend.

  • Marya

    Thank you for the kind dialogue. In other websites it’s completelt insane that’s why I like this site.

  • Whirl

    I agree. The maturity level is a bit higher on this site.

  • stav

    I appreciate you also, I can tell you are sensible, but let's be fair, who runs what's put out on the radio and in music, it's not blacks or rappers for that matter!

  • Marya

    Definitely. Well if you have anything else you want to ask please feel free to.

  • Marya

    Thanks, well I don’t know, the higher up people and corporations have a lot of power for sure.

  • Scromes1212

    I thought he said he loved 2pac smh This is sad because Russia has the largest battle rap scene in the world. It's huge out there

  • stav

    Not all, that is nothing more than a stereotype. Putin and his followers would be much worse! The rappers embellish the things they rap about (most anyway) ! Your government, and many others who behave in the same way as your"leader" are beyond thugs, rap music can't light a match to the things actually going on there. People can't even worship freely.

  • Marya

    I’m of Russian descent and I know in Russia they try to preserve as much tradition as possible, which is why there is laws against homosexuality there. They don’t want young people to grow up perverted and transsexual like here in America.

    Same with rap music, they don’t want a culture of young people trying to be thugs or use drugs.

  • Marya

    Well again he is not my leader, I am an American. And all countries have governments that do bad things, America is obviously the same.

    Now the culture of the people is a different story. Rap music is just not the best thing for Russia.

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    Yes it influences drug use and distribution and whorish ways with women. It’s very degrading to black women

  • stav

    Is killing, tampering with elections, prostitution..just to name a few? Way more horrific things going down in Russia besides rap! But we are discussing Russia trying to speak down on an art form, as if they have a moral compass to speak negatively on anything!

  • Marya

    Yes that’s true.

  • Marya

    He’s speaking down on it with regard to its usage in Russia. And his characterization of it isn’t incorrect. So politics or corruption are not a factor here.

  • Scromes1212

    Rap is the biggest genre of music in Russia among the youth, easily. Oxymoron and the other battle rappers are huge over there. He can't stop hip hop culture and banning it will only fuel the culture

  • stav

    Don't speak politics, i'm a neutral person , I speak facts. His behavior speaks louder than any rap music! As we're seeing in the US today, the "President " sets the tone! No different in Russia.

  • Marya

    Right, but it is an American thing and apart of the American urban culture. It doesn’t quite fit well into russian society.

  • Marya

    The president is just a politician. And we can list the top 5 most popular rap songs out now and examine the lyrics and see how good or moral they are.

  • Scromes1212

    It's been fitting just fine into Russian society smh I just watched a battle on YouTube that was in Russia and it had to be 20000 people there. It's got millions of views on YouTube hip hop is growing faster in Russia then anywhere else in the world.

  • Marya

    Well that’s gonna be thousands of more people influenced to revel against their Russian tradition and heritage and accept drug use and adultery.

  • stav

    As I stated and don't know why my post was removed. I am neutral , I don't do politics. Just as we are seeing in the US currently the "President " sets the tone, and i'm quite sure Russia is no different, the only difference being one is a dictator, so the citizens (many) are frightened for their lives and complies to live.

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  • Scromes1212

    Hip hop is a reflection of society, it doesn't shape the society. Drug use and adultery been around since before the bible. Everything negative talked about in hip hop was here before hiphop

  • EMILY POST

    Who cares... Its not like they are the creators of rap music so whats the big deal... They are just copycatting American culture anyway.

  • Let’s Play

    Why would anyone want a law against homosexuality? Let's say you meet a guy and he's only with you because it's against the law not to be with a woman. How real will that love or connection be, if he really wants something else?

  • Marya

    I don’t think he’s really a dictator, he’s actually done good for the country. People are actually very free to listen to rap and attent concerts.

    But look what the article says, one rapper had a concert right on the street on his car, disturbing the whole area, that’s the issue with rap music, it brings an attitude of lawlessness.

  • Marya

    Rap and hip hop just makes it mainstream and ok, before st least people had shame about it. Now kids think it’s ok.

  • FukkFolks2018

    Rap was a way for inner city poverty ridden kids on the streets of the Bronx NY to speak. Im not inviting Russia to my Kool Herc block party. We already had to tolerate white American kids rip it off. And only bc they got in the game EARLY do I give it a slight pass (Rick Rubin. The Beasties). Hell they part of the story of hip hop now. But I'm not giving it to Russia. Nope! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/7fc81bb86a76e6a03d061c6cf93d07a5e4ad8b03d22f7aa486c49e8d1917125b.gif

  • Marya

    Well the law isn’t that severe in Russia, people are free to be gay, but not publicize it or something I’m not sure if the specifics.

  • hi-liter

    Putin jailed that women’s rock band Puscee Riot for 2 whole years for staging a protest against his corrupt az. They better be careful or they will be jailed or worst, come up missing.

  • stav

    Apparently I gave you undue credit, you're now coming off as an ignorant bigot...begone with the BS, as if you've listened to all types of rap....and yes there are different kinds!

  • Marya

    I’ve listened to rap, Tupac, Biggie, Lil Wayne, the modern stuff. There used to be some meaning but even with Tupac he rapped about killing cops and doing drugs and all that, so no real difference.

  • Scromes1212

    So hip hop made violence main stream ? Smh you are aware that there was violence in EVERY type of entertainment before hip hop, right?

  • Let’s Play

    oh ok.. sounds like an outdated law that's probably not enforced

  • Jethro

    The blog is full of Russian plants.

  • Marya

    Of course, but rap music makes it seem good and positive, and the big thing is young kids are very into it. They think it’s cool, then they also want to idolize rappers so they think tattoos are normal.

  • FukkFolks2018

    It's not for them. It was formed for us by us. This is why real communist countries, former and current, control the media and the internet. Had Russia still kept the outside world out he would still be blind to it.

    I know what we won't hear of. A North Korean rapper getting dealt with.

  • Marya

    No actually it’s a recent law. The older laws out gay people in prison.

  • Scromes1212

    Free to be gay but can't publicize it? Lol yeah ok, I'm free to rob a bank I just can't get caught lol

  • Marya

    You can read up on it. Bring a gay person or identifying as one is legal. But distributing literature or making programs on tv let’s say showing homosexual lifestyle is illegal.

  • Marya

    True

  • stav

    Rap is way more than those mainstream rappers you just stated. You are ignorant to the culture, it's beginning and the different types of rap and rappers there are. Your ignorance has shone through,and like many whites don't speak what you don't know, you're basing your words on what a very biased media has taught you. You don't know us !

  • stav

    So does movies (to the ultimate degree), literature, and many different so-called art forms, before rap was founded...try again!

  • Marya

    Sorry you’re feeling more negative toward me. Mainstream rap is what’s most influential and what gets the attention, that’s the way it is.

    But if you feel since I’m white I shouldn’t be talking about the subject then I guess let me know.

  • hi-liter

    You was getting along well until this post right here.

  • Scromes1212

    Again, the things you named ALL happened before hip hop. You never read a book with that stuff in it it? smh FYI tattoos also did not start in hiphop. And how are tattoos negative?

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    So why in the world did you say it’s just entertainment? Are you even from this country?

  • Marya

    But it’s different, people feel very connected to music and don’t require a visual, so it’s very accessible and constant.

  • stav

    You don't know the history or the cultra , you know what the media has shown you, you're not educated, but it's never too late!

  • Marya

    Yes I’m born and raised here, it is entertainment but it does also bring negative consequences with it to certain people.

  • Let’s Play

    Horrible decision...I'll never understand why it matters who someone else sleeps with if they are both consenting adults

  • Marya

    It’s just an opinion.

  • Parent

    I always despised that groups name. "Hey what ya listening to? Oh this that new Pussy Riot"

  • Marya

    Right, it’s just the publicizing and trying to influence children into thinking it’s normal that’s the problem.

  • stav

    Wow, so people aren't connected to what they see, and are shown? You're naive at best!

  • Marya

    Ok I can accept that. So how can I be more educated?

  • Jethro
  • Marya

    No! I mean music is different, it’s all over the radio and people are always listening to it.

  • stav

    And people are Always watching! Hence everything today is cameras, and a way to be seen by the masses (social media)! Which is 50 times more popular than music!

  • Marya

    Ok ok, I don’t well get far with this one.

  • stav

    Don't rely on the biased media!

  • Marya

    Ok so what do I rely on?

  • Idare2bdiffrnt

    Understandable. Rap music has done more bad than good.

  • Chapter29Chick

    Rap music? I hate it myself, so im agreeing with Putin here. I cringe when i hear it bec it has 2 many lyrics that degrade women. Its just noisy trash to me. U dont see the white boys degrading their women 2 make money. Its a means 2 continue to keep our race in the gutter.

  • Let’s Play

    ....but umm, it is normal though and it has no effect on you as they will be who they are unless you force them not to

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  • stav

    Facts and history can always be traced! Now put in the work, you have a head start with all the search engines available, black historians, pioneers of rap, the list goes on, you don't seem stupid i'm sure you know how to do research. .if that's truly an interest of yours.

  • lovelygamour

    i understand and i see nothing racist about it. i am glad he is doing it and i wish he would ban it so we wont have anymore white rappers(sorry). this new rap music is all about pills, nasty s/e/x, and gangbanging to buy clothes. we need to ban that type of rap. a lot of asian countries have ban that type of rap.

  • Scromes1212

    Your listening to the wrong rap music smh

  • Scromes1212

    So what music should be legal?

  • Marya

    The influence of media portraying gayness and actually forcing it on the young can influence them and make them act that way.

    Why are there so many gay men who can have sex with women? And have children? If it was a true orientation they were born with then women should not make them aroused yet they are able to. It’s a choice they are influenced into being.

  • lovelygamour

    they want a way to move money from russia to the united states. its not really about anchor babies. they did the same in london.

  • Marya

    Yes I’m interested but what specifically should I be researching? Just the history of rap?

  • Chapter29Chick

    And fornication and violence and broken homes, and degradation of women.

  • lovelygamour

    cool jazz.

  • Whirl

    There is an entire spectrum to the genre. Takes a while to get up to speed so I’ll give you the cliff notes. There are subsections to the genre of rap ie -gangster rap, trap music etc. Within those groups it further breaks down to other subgroups such as conscious rappers. For example- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jxyYP_bS_6s . All categories fade in and out of the mainstream. No one dominates.

  • Marya

    Absolutely

  • Scromes1212

    So all music with words should be illegal? Lol, ok

  • Marya

    Ok, but mainstream always seems to be the rap involving drugs adultery and violence.

  • stav

    Sounds like a good beginning, based on the discussion we've been having for some time now, and you go to the sources. .only we (black folks/pioneers of our culture )will speak and teach our history accurately.

  • Chapter29Chick

    No people r just getting tired of the devil trying 2 reach us and our kids through this disgusting mess called rap culture.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    So whatever happened to "...ebony and ivory, we're together in perfect harmony...side by side on my piano..."?

  • Readytochokemothernatureout

    Unlike petulant petty toddler baby tRUMP. I don't care what he thinks.

  • Judge Mental Will

    This is the same man who murdere and threaten anyone who runs against him at election time. He claims to be worth 20 million dollars while others around the world estimate his net worth over 20 billion dollars. Him and his boyfriend bhitch Trump deserves each other. CORRUPT TRASH!

  • ShadesofEMPRESS

    Im glad. I am tired of things that affect us drugs, black women being overly sexualized, thots being inspired, gold diggers, thugs, drug dealers, colorism. I AM TIRED. WHO MAD?????????

  • Marya

    Ok so history of rap and only if the source is a black person. Do you recommend a certain website or video? Sometimes you don’t know who’s writing an article.

  • Let’s Play

    what explains gay people being around for centuries before it was "being forced" on them?

  • lovelygamour

    europe and asian are playing rap out.

  • Chapter29Chick

    Marya please dont waste time trying to learn trash. Just look at the black neighborhoods where everyone listens to this garbage. True education helps u to grow and help others. Rap music stunts positive growth and is self seeking.

  • Whirl

    That simply isn’t true. To this day this is everybody’s favorite summer jam https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr0tTbTbmVA

  • Marya

    It wasn’t at the level it is today. There are certain people with more desire for it, others maybe a slight interest that gets inflated by modern publicizing of it.

  • Marya

    I do agree more with this, but since they are offering another side to it, I should st least try to research and see exactly what they mean.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    Yeah right, I'm sure it's the "protest" aspect that's really got Puti's panties in a bunch. (He also threatened that band (non Rap) that does protest music. I think their name is P*ssy Riot. I think the lead singer is afraid to return to Russia after they did that Trump/Putin video.)

    These 'world leader's and their fragile azz egos, smh.

  • Let’s Play

    Another point to consider, what if sexuality isn't a hard defined definition?.. What if people are on a spectrum of sexuality?... There are girls that would kiss a girl in college, but they don't wanna end up with a girl..

  • Whirl

    Wow that’s simply not true. Rap encompasses so much more the topic dujour might be just getting out on the dance floor https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YWUpgzRK1vc . It’s like other brand of music and quite honestly I think heavy metal is worse.

  • Marya

    Yeah, this is old school, and I said back then there was less of the bad stuff in rap, but it was still around.

  • Marya

    Right, there are some people who maybe just have a somewhat curiousity or interest, but they are now in an era that shovels it down their throat that they should embrace that side. Then they end up confused or transgendered.

  • Whirl

    Still doesn’t ring true for example https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zeexGvTlo6E

  • Let’s Play

    the reason it's at the level today is because we are accepting "freedom" a bit more than we did 60 years ago... We are getting closer to the point of saying "Hey! Be you! As long as you not hurting anyone, why should I care?"

  • Chapter29Chick

    Well add this 2 ur research. "Trash, Trash, Trash, etc." #bloop

  • lovelygamour

    some of you guys dont read the articles. he isnt banning it but not allowing some of the more unsavory things. i dislike that he included protesting but .

  • Marya

    Yeah, women are just an object to be praised for how good the sex we provide is.

  • Let’s Play

    Do yo not think it should be embraced? The confusion comes in (many times) from being forced to be something people are not

  • stav

    Again don't play coy with me, I have no time for it! Who can tell one more about Russian history than a Russian , one who has lived it. I am not your guide to all things black, does a professor need to tell a student where to study? They provide the topic , and the student finds out where to research themselves, this is the same case here. Find out for yourself , don't expect someone to tell you everything!

  • Whirl

    That’s simply not true in the entirety. Hip hop is hot all across the globe https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WrO9PTpuSSs

  • Marya

    Unfortunately it’s more like “Hey, that’s too traditional, you need to add gayness to be more diverse” or “hey kids it’s ok to want to be the other gender or no gender at all” that’s not normal.

  • Marya

    Ok, I understand, thanks. I will research.

  • Marya

    This doesn’t represent mainstream rap.

  • Blaque Mahogany

    Whew...Jacquees is annoying and disrespectful. And delusional. I can't with these new younger artists ??????????

  • Whirl

    It would be a mistake to assume hip hop is confined to black culture https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_mqCJB28pls

  • Chapter29Chick

    Dont try 2 be cute, its not about wats been around and what not, its about these lil black boys without fathers who r looking 4 a role model. As a people we should know better than 2 spit in the faces of our ancestors with this garbage we call culture.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    That wasn't Rap music; that was the Mob, Lol

  • Marya

    Another person here’s is telling me to research the history of rap and only to use black sources.

  • Whirl

    It’s an attempt to confine the voice of a people.

  • Chapter29Chick

    How about u name something positive that hip hop creates... oh u cant... rest my case...

  • Whirl

    In America maybe but that is my point. Hip Hop is hot across the globe.

  • the guest

    P*ssy Riot

    Brilliant documentary on that protest band. Russia is really jailing artists. Unreal.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    Send his lil azz to Russia to perform ?

  • Marya

    Yes, but the content is the same as well.

  • Whirl
  • Carla

    Rap music is destroying today’s youth. It’s sad ?

  • Marya

    Ok well,whatever is mainstream usually includes violence and drugs, so I don’t know if there’s much more to say about it.

  • Carla

    Yup

  • Chapter29Chick

    Look booskie, im not some lil clueless white lady who stumbled upon the blog. Rap has been in my life 4 almost 30 years. I can barely play it in the car with my kids. U can say right rap music and wrong rap music but guess what that says 2 me? Its the degradation of our unification as a people. Even what we deem as our culture is not even unified on one accord. Stop it now!!! This is trash and somebody needs 2 tell it like it is.

  • the guest

    YOU take back what you wrote right now. YOU are a very very bad and horrible person. Do you hear me? Very very very very horrible. (That's sarcasm and imitating Trump's infantile vernacular)

    Can we imagine that this is how the POTUS actually talks in official presidential settings and press conferences. He's not stately or articulate nevermind presidential in the least..

  • Let’s Play

    what is normal though? Marriage was never normal until it was created years ago... Perhaps we are evolving as humans?

  • Marya

    If rap was consisted more of positivity it would be different. But what’s popular and mainstream is heavily tattooed idiots saying nonsense and demeaning women as well as promoting drugs and crime.

  • Marya

    In my opinion, wanting to be the opposite gender is not normal at all, and a mental issue.

    Homosexuality is different and not traditional, but I don’t think it’s a mental illness as it once was thought to be. It’s a choice, but it shouldn’t be overly publicized to young boys and girls.

  • Solstice

    This d@mn gif!!! LOLOLOL ?? Every time!!

  • the guest

    I know what we won't hear of. A North Korean rapper getting dealt with.

    LOL

  • the guest

    Courageous point.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    The probability that he sounds like a nincomp00p is Huge.

  • Readytochokemothernatureout

    Lol omg he throws the most childish fits.

  • Peppermint Patty

    Whoever this american Russian chick is that stumbled her way into the rose room this evening is exhausting....so proceed with caution &consider yourself warned

  • Around the world
  • Solstice

    Chile ?…good looking out ?

  • kre

    He knows what he's talking about, it has convoluted our generation here in America. Sex, money, material and self/Satan worship.

  • Peppermint Patty

    Right!!

  • WhoKnew

    True. Might be a Russian spy LOL.

  • WhoKnew

    I'll take nincomp00p for $1,000 Alex! LOL.

  • WhoKnew

    Just curious how you make your text bold like what you have above the picture?

  • Let’s Play

    something to think about... Interracial marriage was once thought to not be normal, how do you feel about them normalizing it now in commercials and tv?

  • ClaireHuxtable

    "Who is the first U.S. president to be jailed while still in office?"

  • Peppermint Patty

    Wudnt surprise me...but i need 4 her to go back undercover

  • WhoKnew

    Google says Grant was arrested and jailed for speeding but they ended up letting him out of the pokey. I would say the 2nd one that is going to be jailed is Dump. His crimes are very, very serious.

  • WhoKnew

    I think it's really Ivanka. I scrolled down and saw all of the comments she made and I said Lawty, it's time for me to go to bed cuz she on one tonight.

  • dru and neil

    If were being honest some rap does contribute to the degradation of our people and we know it. The results are in, we know that much of our youth that listens to what’s hot today are not being positively influenced. Look at the lack of respect folks have for themselves, and it’s normalized. I saw my nephews girlfriend rapping one of Cardi B songs talking about how she “rides his D.” She’s only 16 so yeah, it made me sad. This kind of talk used to be “hoeish” when I was younger, what you did with your boyfriend was not broadcasted. Not even going to get on the violence that’s promoted, young people really are sponges when it comes to this.

  • Wayup!

    ???

  • dru and neil

    I really do believe that if we woke up one day and it was gone, we would wonder about it for a few days, then proceed. I don’t know if it would be truly missed and sought after.

  • FukkFolks2018

    Lmao. Idk!

  • Peppermint Patty

    Lololollllllll I'm owt too! Ivanka we kno you see this....STAY AWAY!!

  • Marya

    I have no issue with that. It’s a different story.

  • Dun Dilly

    I, too, declare war on this current rap trash art.

  • FukkFolks2018

    Same was said about NWA. Kane. Biggie. Many others. That It's trash. And I used those 3 as examples to show violence, sex, and selling drugs BEEN a part of rap. Yes 25-30 years ago. What rap were you listening to that didn't have those elements present in it? Truly curious?

  • dru and neil

    Who are all these kind and generous altruistic damn rappers?!

  • Chapter29Chick

    ?????

  • Marya

    I can promise I’m not a spy or whatever else people think I am lol.

  • FukkFolks2018

    dont see the white boys degrading their women 2 make money
    ^^^^^^
    Eminem degraded his lady to the point of killing her in his music? Again what rap are you listening to?

  • FukkFolks2018

    You sound like C. Delores Tucker circa 1993. IJS

  • dru and neil

    I agree, simple minded adults and young folks whose frontal lobes are yet to close are influenced, and that’s why it’s a problem. I have to tell my son constantly this is for entertainment purposes. Do not try to live this BS out in real life. I’ve said this before but these days, I really only listen to it when I’m working out, when I need to get amped up aggressive basically, it’s got to be doing something to the psyche. I am also really turned off by men my age who still blast rap music, it looks silly.

  • Peppermint Patty

    So I had this convo with my dad who is in his 60s....and surprisingly he agreed that his generation shared some blame in this....that rebellious 70s era where music became more graphic and explicit set the stage for my generation to produce a snoop dog and a tupac....now=the train's moving and we cant turn back....sad to say but I must own up to my role....I didnt talk about "riding D" at 16 but I was singin "I wont deny it I'm a straight rida" (&wasnt riding no damn where).....just the cool thing to do. Maybe niecy just conforming to her generation???maybe??no excuse just a thought

  • dru and neil

    Did I lie though.

  • FukkFolks2018

    Yall Done turned away from Val up top to bash rap. ?A lot of my 35-43 year old counterparts have turned into my dad on this blog. ?Rap is bad. It degrades us. It's bad. It's awful. Only he said it in 1989. It's almost 2019 folks. Stop acting like yall asses never listened to Tupac, 2 Live Crew, NWA list is LONG. Old fuddy duddy asses. And shouts out to my mama for never censoring us. Get 42 years old and suddenly offended by sex in songs when its always been there. ?

  • dru and neil

    I don’t think people realize how ridiculous they sound declaring themselves R&B kings. I was reading an article on Raphael Saddiq yesterday and was just blown away by his talent and contributions. Someone like Jacquees isn’t even fit to sing back up for him.

  • Rodmilla De Ghent

    in russian they are really anti black bodies but love black culture. husky is a white. this is not a real fight. ok thanks bye

  • Shamwow

    Omg did y’all see the video of the rapper going to “sleep” Dude straight dope fein nodded out. Disgusting

  • Peppermint Patty

    Preeeach*N MY DOLPH VOICE*

  • TRUTHbeabsolute

    Interesting..........is this who's been behind such self destructive rap lyrics and the emergence of glorifying no talent white rappers?

  • FukkFolks2018

    Kinda. See above. Nothing and I repeat nothing is new under the sun. I was rapping face down aass up that's the way I like to fugg as a late teen...and this song came out the year I was 16. 1993. I knew ALL the words. So its wasnt all great back then either.
    https://youtu.be/Th0V-fxo9CE

    Stop judging the 16 yo girl is the point

  • FukkFolks2018

    And see. I'm a young 41. Bc I fux with Dolph. The long way

  • BingBangBoom

    I had to stop listening to Rap music before work. When I tell you it turns me wayyyy up and work is not the place..

  • dru and neil

    I meant did I lie about it being an influence. And I was refering to my life when I said it wasn’t really “cool” to be a hoe, seriously it really wasn’t, at least not where I grew up. It was not trendy to tell everybody about your dicky rides.

  • Ni Ni

    I see nothing wrong with that, Mr. Putin.
    Gone is the fun rap, & social type lyrics. It's just filth and nonsense today, doesn't benefit society.

  • imright

    He doesnt qualify ...his opinion on Rap music doesn't count

  • Harley

    Putin “the thug” has the nerve to talk about what’s inappropriate? Wow the nerve of white thugs and terrorist!

  • Scromes1212

    When it's up it's the Obama hangover but when it's down it's Trump fault smh

  • Patricia

    good for him. its complete garbage.

  • Patricia

    ha funny!

  • Patricia

    yep, but it would be a million times worse if they had rap music birthing a whole culture and society that GLORIFIES it.
    america spreads its filth all over the globe.

  • lovelygamour

    russia/russia bloc is where some of the most dangerous drugs are made. ever heard of krocadile--i think thats how they spell it. krocadile is worst then flaka. there drugs are brutal and I understand not wanting to promote it. they had some pills thats you had to cook first. it was like pure lye. serbia/albania/russia those drugs make our drugs look holistic.

  • laidbackgal4real

    Omg ...dude is a big ol joke

  • laidbackgal4real

    ??

  • lovelygamour

    like the russian woman who infiltrated the ny real estate scene, then you have the one who made it into i think the cia. these are phd prostitute spies.

  • Cannelle

    Everything that's been going on in Russia for the last 200 years and he is concerned about rap? lmao. Next, he will be blaming rap for those journalists he had poisoned.

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    It’s so embarrassing to hear 40 year olds shouting out rap lyrics at work and white folks looking like damn these folks are dumb

  • TamG

    Lol You noticed that too?

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Chile ...... cause ain't shyt censored in my house ....... Hell I am still bumping Pastor Troy azz .... and me and Lil J be jamming ..... there are certain artist that get no play in my crib ..... One is Icky .... and thank God my daughter don't like her heavy hipped azz either.... chile .... https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/869cb96a7a857f7b18d28f54040933ca96eb76fa8ce1307a5d4d7ea755ad5124.gif

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    I meant did I lie about it being an influence
    _______
    People influence themselves chile .... can't blame rap no mo ..... folks can shoot up a whole arena ..... bumping Taylor Swift to that same arena ...... js https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c1425c997ed3319b16098cad0d4bebaabde80cd22860d557863b4ff2c949aed9.gif has nothing to do with the artist self expression .... has everything to do with the listener expression ...... and sometimes the listener just flat out ain't shyt ...... js Got damn demon influence these folks ....not the music

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    and he a thief ..... let's put that out there ,,,,,, forever trying to remix someone song sounding like a nasal reject Usher ..... He another one that can miss me ....... He is completely disrespectful and a fraud ...... https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c1425c997ed3319b16098cad0d4bebaabde80cd22860d557863b4ff2c949aed9.gif I ain't ever supporting him ..... Nerp!!

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Even their azzes ain't here for Jacques ..... he would get a shoe chile ...... https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/09eb43ee343741a40f3fd85c2d7cdc8062d335ca86297a339487407548248b86.gif

  • Junkanoo

    He's a self hating unhinged control freak a racist a homophobe and all around psychopath

  • the guest

    LOL

  • the guest

    Exactly.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Typical white nationalist.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    That's not why he banned it, besides would you be ok if America's government did the same thing?

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    j:People influence themselves chile .... can't blame rap no mo

    Exactly, people want to get mad at the symptoms instead of focusing on the root cause because it's easier to complain than to care.

  • Jethro

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  • Jethro

    Teach your own kids and you won't have to worry about negative outside influences, of which "rap culture" is only one.

  • the guest

    Love this.

    Ironic thing is, in other countries rap is still on the political and revolutionary tip. So the governments are threatened by rap because it's really mobilizing revolution. In the US rap has become mostly entertainment. There hasn't been a Public Enemy in a long time.

  • Rayne

    Russian rap music lol that’s a joke within itself lol

  • the guest

    You did not say Pastor Troy.

  • Faithz

    He hate Rap, But love the Cheetos In Chief.

  • Faithz

    Right on with that truth.

  • Rayne

    Yes I did. He is strung out. Judge Mathis says he’s a crackhead so I’m going for crack head. Damn shame they think that’s hot.

  • the guest

    I forgot all about her.

  • Faithz

    Preach!

  • Faithz

    Exactly!

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Blame game gets old with me ...... can't blame music for conscious actions or unconscious https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c1425c997ed3319b16098cad0d4bebaabde80cd22860d557863b4ff2c949aed9.gif actions .... just saying

  • Junkanoo

    He's a corrupt dictator he needs to be medicated and lockup if not executed for all his criminal acts

  • jeniefrumdabloc™
  • Faithz

    He may see Rap as bad, while others see what he id doing as very bad. He only thinks about power, power, power. anyway, and controlling the Cheetos in Chief.

  • Jethro

    Russian whitesplaining.

  • Jethro

    ??? I need that to be tRump without the ducking.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™
  • HotInCleveland

    Rap music has its pros and its cons. I think the brainwashing gospel music does is more dangerous.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    why anyone would cosign this militant mind fool is beyond me .... what he just described he wanted is mind control in plain view ..... to control self expression ..... but folks so damn slow and full of judgement they basically fell for it ...... all this knowledge in 2018 and folks still ignorant https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/f867792027b72b973ee2e0a2ecbd6edd0a335cef26b470c397eba4b14897f3b1.jpg no excuse .... straddling the fence round here ...... is what I'm seeing ...... don't like Trump but cosigns Putin????? ..... the man that got Trump under control .... by the nutsacks ???? A mess

  • FukkFolks2018

    She was all...Rap is gonna ruin us!

    Yet 30 years later still here. To think it was just supposed to be a fad lol. But almost 45 years later...

  • FukkFolks2018

    Rap didnt influence me to go sell drugs. To be a dropout or 13 yo mom like Brenda. To go rob not nah person. If anything it made me the wordsmith thay I am today.

  • Around the world

    Sigh. Obama ISN'T PRESIDENT, and you Trump dolts can't seem to forget that. Now, thanks to your crime riddled President, we're on pace for the worst December since the great depression.

    That being said. I'm placing you where I put all the other Trump troll trash,..on this BLOCK list ?

  • FukkFolks2018

    Loved the hell outta conscious rap!

  • FukkFolks2018

    The assumption that sex and drugs aren't in church is what irks me. They part of the same community where the rappers come from

  • Ni Ni

    Yes, i would.

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    I would say black Americans and Africa have fared a lot worse that Russia in the last 200 years.

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    Black folk listening to crap that degrades them and they embrace it as culture is the biggest joke in America

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    Why are so many black people defending this crap music

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    This how they trolled facebook and tilted the election. Trolling the clueless and gullible... spinning their irrational biases into blind validation of enemy propaganda, to their own d@mn detriment, smh. Then you got this Russian troll in HERE trolling in real time, downplaying election meddling and trying to characterize Putin as simply being a concerned traditionalist who just wants to preserve their culture. You'll notice she kept flipping the script or ignoring any comments on Putin being a thug, murderer, and a thief. Fugg Puti and his opinion, and fugg you trolls too!

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    This nicca reflexes tho! ?

  • TruthshallsetUFree!!!!

    Gospel music is all about spirituality and worshiping our creator. This time I agree with Putin.

  • FukkFolks2018

    Sandra you working on the post about Paperback Toya's 3rd marriage?

  • FukkFolks2018

    Sandy told us they were here awhile ago no?

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Respect chile ...... after seeing Bush do this .... chile something told me ... he may be alright ..... https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c22bbb0726b55780d5b8daabf5e7ff036f5e7db69467497fbef25caabddf4b73.gif

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Gospel singers are the main ones full of shyt ...... sanging praises (voided praises) with their dyck sucking mouths ...... so what creator they worshiping???? https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c1425c997ed3319b16098cad0d4bebaabde80cd22860d557863b4ff2c949aed9.gif ..... sending up contradictory praise ???? I'll wait .........

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    They Stay posting on here. And, you can tell when it's the same one using a diff login. Hey, I get it, some of these 'rappers' leave much to be desired, but to hell w/agreeing with a murderous dictator on what should be banned. (He's already murdered journalists, so I guess Sandra should use caution in case he decides he hates bloggers too.)
    ??

  • stav

    The bottom line is no one is the same, rap pioneers were not speaking what is spoken in the rap off today, or gangsta rap. There are many rappers that are not on the BS , they're just not on the radio because they're not on the BS. Sad that you also are trying to generalize an entire culture.

  • LYRICS

    "Russian Rap music" interesting....

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Chile block game strong ...... it be the same cunts .... and keeps creating logins ....... Btych I don't fugg with you or anyone that has that poison logic ... not ever https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/909478db508e272d59ec7da1d89295f5df4c32732ad63ff2773685d531629238.gif

  • FukkFolks2018

    I agree with God. But to put gospel music on some kind of pedestal when their OWN music genre is filled with fukkery is a no for me personally.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    The main ones ... showboating ..... the main ones on the DL .... the main ones singing praises but out of the same mouth...... dyck sucking another's husband behind the scenes .... but got the nerve to talk about secular music???? Chile https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/fe3705274875724476bcb8621031f6eb8d366928a9371ae280b9387a1953b11c.gif so I ask again who they praising ????? What God is that ...... sing voided praises but then turn around and act in lust and material all at the same time ... Chile

  • Kim’s Original Face

    He looks like a villian from a movie ? does he have children?

  • supastar

    Russian's rap?

  • SpiceGirl

    I don't care for Hard RockMetal but I wouldn't go as far to say.....lets ban it......Just don't listen! SIMPLE! Heck its a few music genre I don't care for...He just being a control freak

  • Rayne

    Sooo. I’m ? happy. You know my cd man Steve got hired today at my job doing custodial work. He is so happy! We’re gonna surprise him with dinner tonight at my house. I told him that hard work pays off. He volunteered at a church and a couple of other places I recommended to him, got his record sealed and stopped smoking. I’m so proud of him. I wrote his resume and I helped him when I could understand basic internet skills. He’s all set. Go head STEVE!!!!
    -Positivity for everyone today!

  • FukkFolks2018

    ??? at movie villain

  • SpiceGirl

    That's what's up...thanks for sharing.....and same to you as well

  • FukkFolks2018

    One time for you and Steve!!!!

  • ClaireHuxtable

    YaY Steve and Rayne!!! That's whassup!

  • Goodii2Shoes

    It's not for them.
    ----------
    ...If people could understand and accept that this world revolves around very different cultures and the cultures are not designed to be replicated imitations of one another...

  • ClaireHuxtable

    You learn something new every day! They put the PRESIDENT in JAIL for SPEEDING?!!

  • ClaireHuxtable

    True. America's hands are far from clean.

  • Yardgirl

    That is awesome!! Congrats to Steve and to you for caring!! We need more of "you" in this world :-))

  • sunni_daze

    He must be speaking of hip hop of times gone by, because now rap is nothing more than low hanging fruit for every gang banger & drug addict with enough IG follower.

  • TransMichelle

    OK Sandra, I'm not going for the propaganda. You really need to get your stories straight. It's your blog and you can do what you want but stop instigating the majority of your brainwashed poster with bullsh/t. PUtin is actually against a ban. What Putin said is:

    "Banning rappers is a bad idea, and the state should fight drug culture rather than youth culture, Vladimir Putin has said, weighing in on the scandal over some Russian rap gigs, canceled for their links to narcotics and violence.
    The Russian president on Saturday warned against attempts to ban and prosecute rappers, describing such measures as “the least effective, the worst ones anyone could come up with.”

    “The effect of them would be opposite to the desired one,” Putin said.

    Putin delivered the remarks during a meeting of the presidential council on culture in St. Petersburg, where rap culture, which has recently been a hot topic in Russia, was one of the topics. Over the past few months, Russia’s authorities have canceled several concerts featuring the genre at the last minute, justifying it by the artists’ promotion of drugs, obscene language and insinuations of a need for violence."

    I mean really.

  • Dr. P

    Can he declare war on his lack of a skin care routine? Or that greasy thin azz hair, declare war on that, dumb phucka

  • jeniefrumdabloc™
  • ClaireHuxtable

    Every kind of sin you can imagine[and some you can't even imagine] are running around the church. But that's why people go to the hospital...they are sick and need help.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    "brainwashing" Hey Hot! Can you fill me in a little more on what you mean?

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Anybody in particular you wanna call out, Sista Jenie? Hold on...here's the mic.

  • Blue

    oh dang. I scrolled up. You right. You right.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Thank you for using a gif from where my hair was freshly did.

  • Renee26

    ? that was a concert???

  • Renee26
  • Renee26

    With their dyck sucking mouths ???

  • Coy little wink

    Go Steve! Very heartwarming story Rayne!

  • Coy little wink

    Is she married?

  • Renee26

    ?

  • MSGREENMINUSTHEENVY

    RAP MUSIC ISN'T GOING ANYWHERE, ANY TIME SOON!

    https://media.giphy.com/media/xUA7aM7vpeS5PVwcCI/giphy.gif

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Rhi look so purty ... her cute self .... just love her https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/cda4925ca1d357264787be9b5ccd589f4b0940cb9442847e1840c0a193a331e3.gif she makes me smile !!!

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    lolololololol

  • HotInCleveland

    Gospel music reinforces christian dogma. It’s like “schoolhouse rock” for the bible.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    naw .... I don't listen to them no more ... dem folks so full of shyt ...... I do listen to the 90's and early 2000 gospel music ..... but that other mess ..... can miss me https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5359836c2016b383cb57d47f56a7c0cb6d1c9fcc6a6f5f2ca4b777961d381f18.gif

  • Whirl

    All this is going to do is put a burden on their tax payer base by putting folks in jail. It will go underground. Can’t put the genie back in the bottle. Silencing a nation will only lead to revolt eventually. He has some nerve speaking on moral values given his misgivings. Sounds more like an attempt to divert attention from his dirty laundry. All cultures have their highs and lows. Why not just pick on Ancient Greek/Roman culture. They were beyond scandalous.

  • Trace da Ace

    dang...they did not even let dude get 1 verse off....smdh....

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Maybe we don't really wanna know. It could be waaay too much to handle. It's close to the holidays...heart attacks happen.

  • HotInCleveland

    That part! I saw all the foolishness when I was a church going christian. One evening after choir rehearsal we got a hold of the drummer boy’s phone he was only 14 or 15 at the time. A minister we knew with a whole wife was sending explicit texts to him.

  • Trey

    Putin is right...rap has done more bad than good....especially in the black community

  • dru and neil

    She’s definitely conforming which is not out of the ordinary. She was online saying it for the world to see and I just am glad social media wasn’t a thing when I was young, lord knows what kind of mindless crap I may have been talking about as a young and impressionable teen.

  • lovelygamour

    i know you are joking but some parts of russia the gangs run the town/city. like the gang got so big that their leader became the whole leader. thats another reason why putin clamped down so hard. yeah he is a tyrant but he had to kick out the bankers because they was gangsters. which our news doesnt report because some of those same gangsters are in the shadows running venture capital/real estate companies. mcmafia the tv show is based on real life. in the usa it comes on AMC.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    I love most Gospel music, so I caint go there with you on that one, Hot. But we still good, because I respect that people have an opinion.

  • Kimocha

    Well I have to agree that rap music has gotten way out of hand and most of it doesn't promote anything positive.... Most of it... if not ALL is negative!... I don't even really listen to rap anymore... if I can help it... but it's damn near impossible to avoid it!

  • lovelygamour

    old gangster rap could indeed instruct a street person to be a better criminal. nowadays rap will get you shot or in jail. literal if you live based on this rap you will get caught the same day. look at tekashi 69 and meek millz. lol.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    There are certain artists and preachers that you know need more HELP than others. I just pray that people have enough discernment & maturity to see through the BS. Everybody canNot lead you.
    That's why we all need a Personal relationship with God. Know Him for yourself!!

  • HotInCleveland

    I understand. Most of my friends are Christians so we agree to disagree on the issue, although, two of them have recently became agnostic within the past year with some help from the talks we’ve had and their own research.

  • HotInCleveland

    But I think we can agree that some of the most talented singers and musicians are in the church.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Given some of the experiences many have had in various churches, I can understand why they run in the opposite direction.
    Yet your spiritual and life experience is much bigger than that. So some of the hard work you have to do on your own. It's individual...and not easy but rewarding and refining.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Yes. Anywhere you go in the world you'll find ruthless people.

  • lovelygamour

    do you remember his name. was it in the middle of a set. i think you maybe talking about lil peep. that tape was him dying. I only saw the nodding out part.

  • HotInCleveland

    My decision to leave religion wasn’t based on experience or emotion but logic and critical thinking. Our emotions swing with the wind.

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Over the years the message CONVEYED have been ALLLL WRONG! It's pure garbage NOW!!!

  • lovelygamour

    in the past rap was innuendo. there is a difference between todays rap and the rap of 2007. nicki minaj really brought stupid nastiness into it. they saw her succeed so they followed suit. at least snoop and them was straight for adults eventhough they was young.

    if had a kid I would not let them listen to cardi b and cash/young money. its bad parenting. cause you first have to have a detailed sex talk so they wont think licking behinds is the norm.

  • FukkFolks2018

    OH NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. SEE?

  • Guess Who

    Rap has BEEN way out of hand since the days of 2LiveCrew, The Geto Boyz, NWA, DJ Quik (and according to some) Public Enemy.

    If Trump can call kneeling football players "sonofabitches"....and Hollywood can make all the graphic violent movies they want....then rappers can rap about all the weed, puzzy and guns until they drop dead.

    You can't call out rap as negative and not acknowledge that the entire industry is full of negative, violent, misogynistic things.

    Besides, anything that makes money...will always thrive.

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    I think the amount of money these under educated fools are making IRES him... As it IRES TF OUTTA ME..

  • CoTToNCaNDie SWeeTAsGolD

    Way to go Steve!!! Need more people caring about each other...props to you Rayne for taking the time to help someone else excel!!

  • Renee26

    Me too... I love her to pieces... Probably gave her the creeps staring her directly in the eye at a concert once... But hey, she was looking back so I wanted to give her the "you can get it" stare ?

  • Ni Ni

    Woo hoo Steve! You're awsone Rayne?!

  • dru and neil

    Yes things are different now for sure whether people want to acknowledge it or not, it’s literally trendy to be as overtly hyper sexual as possible and folks know it. I remember when we dressed, did our hair and make up like our fav hip hop stars back then, and it didn’t look anywhere near as stank as folks look today.

  • Karen Brady

    Headline make me chuckle.. nice one Sandra!

  • Blak

    Smart man

  • Coffee1st

    Putin said, "If it is impossible to stop, then we must LEAD IT and DIRECT IT."
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    Lol, he's late. Music industry BEEN done that over here.

  • Yup, I said it

    Cant blame him. Rap has turned Offset and Cardi B into headline news.

  • laidbackgal4real

    Shut yo ass up .. they will talk reckless regardless I know yo ass listens to rap ..so stop fronting .. people need to take responsibility for their actions and raise their children ..it’s video games and movies that needs to pulled off shelves too .... but no one is going to talk about that ...

  • Marya

    Thank you, that’s exactly what I’m saying.

  • Li-Wright

    I'm with Putin.

  • YellowSauce

    Seems like no country/state/city likes rappers holding impromptu concerts in the middle of the streets on top of cars ... I'm pretty sure there are clubs this man could have performed at that didn't involve a crowds of unruly rap fans congregating in the streets w/o a permit .. didn't they just stop Kanye from doing this in the village last year? Besides I'm a black woman in America and I have bigger issues than this so Russia is kind of on its own on this one .....

  • Shamwow

    Sad Crack heads don’t sleep though. The boy seem like he had dope.

  • Shamwow

    I’m going to see if I can find it. It’s sad . So far looks like shaderoom deleted the post.

  • Jethro
  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Wow so you're ok with a dictator.

  • Rayne

    Well what’s dope? I thought door was weed/trees.

  • Rayne

    I thought dope was weed/trees.

  • Black4life

    The church suppressed my emotions, thoughts, and made me a door mat for people. I'm better now.

  • Shamwow

    Dope is often heroin. Currently it could be either pills or heroin as both are opioids. It could even possibly be lean which is made with codeine similar to the pills many take that are to summarize them are opiates.

  • Navybeans95
  • Rayne

    Oh man! I’m already feeling high. That’s too much to ingest in ones body. Do you know what a Tylenol pm does to me. ? ? mouth wide open snoring HARD!!!

  • monique

    A saughter, she looks just like him.

  • Jamal Warner

    When all else fail blame black people. Go figure!

  • ALLMINE?

    Black folks need to ban it.. it takes a white man to realize the destruction it does to any community.. lean sipping drug usage etc.

  • ALLMINE?

    ?????? great comment

  • ALLMINE?

    Look at the sun in the sky.. that's the creator. When the sun stops burning we're done. U won't even have light to read the bible..

  • Shamwow

    Seriously and they do it “awake” but they fall asleep just like that but still be up.

  • mark hauser

    Rap sucks.

  • mark hauser

    Those "indictments" are all baseless trumped up charges made for political purposes. Had Trump been 100% certified kosher, none of those charges would have been made.

  • Coco Mcluvin

    Now I can't get with all of the content but banning rap is not going to stop the behaviors he is concerned about....people are going to continue to have sex, do drugs and protest. These things have a place in all forms of art and People have been doing these things since the beginning of time.

  • Rayne

    Well what kinda mess is that? Get high to go to sleep. Doesn’t sound fun to me ????

  • ClaireHuxtable

    W0w! Sooo many people have been manhandled by the very people who were supposed to love & teach them. I'm glad you're better now. I also prayed that one day you'll find a group of people to embrace you and show you what God's Love should look like.

  • Jethro

    tRumped up is right! ???

  • Cannelle

    I don't really understand what this comment has to do with mine.

    Neither of those are a single country. Africa is a continent composed of countries with various complicated histories and black American is an unique ethnic group. I suppose one could attempt to debate who has had it worse, but I would argue 1) I'd rather be black American in the USA right now than in Russia and 2) very few problems throughout the histories of Russia, black Americans or Africans can be blamed on rap music. In fact, the origins of rap can be linked to the historical problems of black Americans.

  • Cannelle

    I don't really understand what this comment has to do with mine.

    Neither of those are a single country. Africa is a continent composed of countries with various complicated histories and black American is an unique ethnic group. I suppose one could attempt to debate who has had it worse, but I would argue 1) I'd rather be black American in the USA right now than in Russia and 2) very few problems throughout the histories of Russia, black Americans or Africans can be blamed on rap music. In fact, the origins of rap can be linked to the historical problems of black Americans.

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    I had edited my post because I didn’t want to be perceived and insulting you. But “Russia” was also a mish mash of different tribes that consolidated its self and came to the brink of destruction during World War Two and 30 million Russians where killed there is know country on earth that could withstand those numbers and be and still remain a super power... and Russia is a very xenophobic place they don’t take kindly to other races And homosexuals. The first country to send a man into outer space also I say Russia is thriving compared to vast majority of countries in the world and also on the verge of domination of the Middle East and Africa with chinas help

  • Lady” Youngblood

    I didn’t watch the video... So I don’t know how rap music sounds over there in Russia...But the rap music over here so trash it needs to be banned..... If it Jay Z Nas or biggie , foxy Kim or Remy. It’s all trash sh!t no Classic

  • SunSoy

    Remy never released an album, no crossover appeal, and her singles flopped. ?