Has basketball been stolen? It was invented by a white person and originally played by whites. Now people of color dominate the sport. See how stupid it sounds when you put race into everything.
He idiot: basketball, football, and baseball was NEVER "dominated" by whites: blacks were discriminated against by white folks who knew the black athlete was SUPERIOR. Soon as blacks got a fair chance - end of story.
Furthermore - whites were able to gain a foothold in so-called "black music" because the art has severely deteriorated beginning in the 1990's. Could you imagine any white folks dominating the award shows in the R&B category during the heyday of people like James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, Pattie LaBelle? Compare the R&B singers of old to washed out cartoon figures like Drake and Rihanna - downright scary.
drake and rihanna are not considered
RnB, Drake is Rap/Pop, Rihanna is Pop
Dominate? How many black referees? How many black coaches? how many black assistant coaches, trainers and staff? How many black OWNERS?
Race needs to be put into everything..its the only way to prove the injustice in all activities of life.
That's a white man's idea of "dominating"...by default. LOL.
Finally! A show about race! Didn't think you would ever bring up the subject on this show.
Surely, no one can ever accuse you of pandering to your audience now, brotha.
"Blame the Black Guy" we heard this one already
Uh, professional basketball was white dominated for how many years before they had black players? Professional basketball was white dominated for how many years before the had black coaches? Basketball today has one black owner(Michael Jordan) and how many white owners? Despite what you said in your little snarky comment about race, white folks dominate pretty much every aspect of basketball, just like they dominate every aspect of the entertainment industry.
who is talking about ownership? You can use that excuse for everything since there's a white majority you can say whites have ownership in every field. That is a different subject talking about wealth disparities. As an example I'm saying white people invented the game of basketball and played it many years before people of color started playing. The professional game itself is dominated by blacks, should white people say professional basketball is stolen since blacks dominate the sport?
Basketball is a weak ass example and you know it. With ownership comes power and generational wealth. Whites deliberately took themselves out of the game to financially profit off the more physically superior blacks. They knew the stands would not fill with tens of thousands to see a bunch of pasty ass white boys in booty shorts shooting awkward ass jumpshots. Blacks took basketball and made it the multi billion dollar a year industry that it is today. We upgraded the game and made it exciting. What have whites done with r&b besides remake songs and imitate black artist of yesteryear.Then you have the audacity to call yourself "The King" and take credit for some shit didn't even create...That's a crock of bullshit.
So white people are not allowed to sing R&B or there has to be a quota? because black people originated it they have a say on a art form? How about blacks fully control art forms they make r&b,rap etc. and whites fully control art forms they invented TVs, Cinema, Videogames etc
I don't get it, are you trolling or what? If you disagree with what is being said, why are you even here?
so if you disagree with something you cant opine? truth hurts
Sure but I don't really see your point. Are you defending white people or what? What exactly would you have us do?
As for the truth, what truth. You're telling me essentially that white people have the power that they have because they have higher numbers? Is that right?
Im saying there is nothing to defend. Who cares if theres many white people in R&B, should white people get angry if blacks take over things that white people created? Yes one reason, why would you be surprised when white people own many things when they are living in a white majority country. Black people are what 10% of the population?
Caucasians/Europeans will forever be culture bandits and blood sucking savages
Hey tarot you should interview neely fuller
true that, though Neely fuller Jr. is not quite interview friendly coz he gives you the facts without sugar coating and for that to be achieved Tariq will have to just ask questions and hush it.
I am going to listen to the show right now. This trend of calling certain artists a niche market and then allowing other artist full marketing packages in the same genre has killed music. I haven't purchased music in many years because of the industry practices.
Black folks lets just handle our business. Debating with these people is pointless.
Real talk. That's what I always say. If we just do what we have to do we can start to change our situation.
lol the real deal is you got crazy with promoting ghetto r&b. i love music but the crap of the last 20 yrs drove me away from major record crap.no freaking r&b with rap verses that is garbage and why the older black music consumers walked away.go to you tube and read the comments mourning the loss of the great music people really miss the soulful and innovative beautiful music we once had.the black man was stupid for letting often untalented ghetto folks become the face of black america in all phases of life . i could care less because we helped them by losing the soul in our music
That's it right there. The question shouldn't be "Has R&B been stolen?" The real question is "Did black people give it up?" just like we did jazz. I'm one of those people on Youtube who lament the demise of good R&B music which was replaced by the melding of R&B with hip-hop. Plus, the music just got too raunchy. The lyrics were all about licking this and sucking that. No subtlety like Marvin Gaye.
Worldstar call themselves showing shitty quality BHM films as a attempt to reach out... some respect given
But Tariq PLEASE just give WS rights to show HC1 since HC3 is due out soon. help them step they game up
the kids and young adults definitely need to see it
Then the people that want to see it should purchase it! That site hardly ever has anything positive about black people, yet you think he should allow WSHH to play HC1? How about going on WS and promoting HC... those that want to know will research the film, and help support the series. Screw the rest!
Of course they probably could/should buy it, but my point is to ask for a timely and much needed consideration for BHM 2014.
Maybe airing HC1 as a freebie will promote more sales of HC2 and later HC3 or other Tariq brands?
Tariq seems more like the guy to not put profits too high over the need for people to see/know our history from a bigger stage and the change it may bring in them. Its a small business risk but it explicitly involves BHM, thats how Blacks made history by taking risks, hopefully Tariq considers the same potential opportunity.
Nice interview with RL of NEXT to me it showed what type of talent that was in these Cities in the 90's it was like THE BIG BANG.
Tariq, excellent show...you are too funny...kmsl!!
white folks are not "stealing it" they are TAKING IT,
they KNOW black folks aren't going to do ish but cry,
beg, complain and plead as usual!! its all i've ever witnessed
my entire lifetime--and i'm over 35!! talk, talk, talk, talk,
talk, talk, talk, INCESSANTLY: "we're athletically superior,
we were once kings and queens, we're strong, the white
man this, the white man that" etc, etc, etc, yada, yada, yada,
blah, blah, blah...
mentally, we're like the huge elephant that's held by only a small rope tied to its hind leg. it can easily break free from its bonds at anytime, BUT bcuz its been conditioned to believe it can't, it simply refuses to ever even attempt to free itself. That's us in a nutshell.
Great show, Tariq
I don't consider Robin thick and Justin Timberlake R&B it's pop music TTG, Raheem DeVaughn, K Michelle, Kieshia Cole, The King R Kelly, Bey is the Queen thats R&B. However I get the point the Brother is making.... the so-called chit-lin circuit needs to be turned up full blast. It all leads back to group Economics if we don't make these strictly R&B acts at least have GOLD singles or digital download Gold we are not at our full potential.....NAPSTER killed hip-hop and R&B.. but that genie is out of the bottle everybody wants (free Pussy) bootleg Music and Movies if we don't pay up front we gonna pay on the back-end by losing our Music Industry and Potential film Industry...My man David Banner had a real good interview on the Breakfast Club off youtube on the subject... as usual King Flex aka Tariq Nasheed broke the shit down like a True Player
Actually as a huge fan of the show AND a musician I felt the show wasn't as in depth as it could. The economics of recorded music has ALWAYS been predicated by race. There's a documentary from around 2005 called Before the Music Dies. The Roots' drummer Questlove pretty much said the roots were the Last all black band signed to a major label, pretty much inferring that there has been a concerted effort to make that so. This is and always been a long Con since Windows95 and file sharing. When we are represented it's basically Coonery and buck dancing for the 21st Century...21st Century minstrelsy. Basically it's Spike lee's 'Bambozzled' except this is real. All I have to say to prove my point is: Trinadad James 'Gold' and that Versace track by Migos. Black music has been co-opted because no one is actually buying music anymore. It's been devalued
It's kinda simple, something makes money or attracts people, instead of coexisting or big upping those that make it why not just adopt it and get those that will sell out to push a weaker version of it. Keep all the money to yourself. Most of the people that aren't from the culture will accept someone of their skin color doing something. Yet still blacks will innovate and those that can't do will love it and imitate.
It's happened with lots of things, breakdancing, singing, rapping, art, food, how to dress, look, It's kinda interesting I think it's just the dynamic of those who have certain abilities blacks generally are born with versus those who are generally more square and socially brainwashed.
Man fuck though yall better wake the fuck up upon whats going on out here and what role you play in the midst of all it
Big up to tariq for putting out new fresh content and staying ahead of the game.
Lmao so real about the condom shit, I thought I was only one who didn't like condoms. trying more now but i don't know how i'll get used to condoms
Speaking of that, I find it interesting that he wouldn't say just stop sleeping around, especially with randoms. That would squash the problem altogether and to sleep around with random people nowadays unprotected isn't safe, that's just dumb. There's more out there to worry about than getting some stripper knocked up. I read about a disease more deadly than AIDS that can take you out in 24 hours. But everybody ain't concerned about that, he'd rather talk about child support. To each his own.
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