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Rap Lords of the Dance

Posted in Fiesta, Life.. in General!, Music, Observations with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 16, 2010 by kinganyi

“Gangstas don’t dance, we boogie” -Kurupt

“My niggas don’t dance, we just pull up our pants and do the Rockaway” – Fat Joe

Rap cats kill me!  They always say they don’t dance, but will immediately start dancing.  I first caught on to this when Kurupt of the Dogg Pound said he doesn’t dance, he boogies, while doing a gangster dance called the C-Walk (the C is for Crip).  Fat Joe had a hit where he repeats in THE CHORUS how him and his crew don’t dance, but they do the Rockaway, which is a fuckin’ dance (dumbass).  Then the bastard had the nerve to INSTRUCT us in the dance (which is to just lean back repeatedly and rhythmically).  Too bad they didn’t know that only years later EVERYBODY would be coming out with more dances that Sadie Hawkins! Ever since Soulja Boy saw success off his “Crank Dat” record, folks have been treating rap like a promotional tool to sell dances..  I don’t want to be a “Jerk” but fuck these ole’ Michael Flatley ass busters!  The latest dance has me fed up!  Some young fools were must’ve been watching TNT or TBS one late night and saw the movie Weekend at Bernie’s and thought, “We can do this in the club!” Continue reading