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24. "RE: I gotta confess...I don't quite understand what Puff is trying to sa..."
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> From reading the swipe up there, I don't understand exactly
>what he's being critical of in regards to R&B.
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> And to be fair, I think that there have been a couple of
>really, damn good R&B projects recently (Lucky Daye, Syd, Leon
>Bridges, Snoh Allegra, Silk Sonic, Cleo Sol, Lianne LaHavas)

You and Bin are on it. But people have to be ready mentally to receive the goods when they come. That's hard to do when you're 'hating for attention', which is a whole business model now sadly.

And then, we know how it goes..people be sleeping sometimes. Then, eventually, there's a wake up and then the artists who got slept on have to hope they still have more jams in the can / somebody doesn't jump in front of them and 'take their spot' when it is time. Syl Johnson/Al Green. UGK/the early 2000s Houston folks who weren't nearly as good.

And we know this too...getting the right arrows pointing TO the music at the right time is OFTEN more important than just making 'good music' and assuming people care enough to 'find it'. And we REALLY know that some people would rather complain about there not being any music while being surrounded by music that they just don't know about for some reason. I think there's SOMETHING for pretty much EVERYBODY if you still like any music at all and you're willing to look around a little bit for what you want to hear.

But hey...that's why I keep saying 'maybe these artists understand some of this and that's partially why they're not trying to be Bono. Instead, they're trying to be Curren$y or, at the most, get a run of visibility but basically stay as they are like a 2Chainz'.

  

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R&B Music is dead: from me to Diddy to MJB to whatever else [View all] , c71, Tue Aug-23-22 10:31 AM
 
Subject Author Message Date ID
Sound old AF talking about radio
Aug 23rd 2022
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You stepped into my OBVIOUS trap *sinister laugh*
Aug 23rd 2022
2
      It's a feeling (c) Diddy
Aug 23rd 2022
7
           There's way more than a handful of pop artists getting ATTENTION
Aug 23rd 2022
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                Now you're just being ignorant
Aug 23rd 2022
9
                     Pop isn't dead
Aug 23rd 2022
10
                          How much less attention are they getting than pop acts in the past?
Aug 23rd 2022
11
RE: R&B Music is dead: from me to Diddy to MJB to whatever else
Aug 23rd 2022
3
i mean, LOVE and POSITIVITY in R&B is dead.
Aug 23rd 2022
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RE: i mean, LOVE and POSITIVITY in R&B is dead.
Aug 23rd 2022
5
      Again, obvious trap - *AHEM*
Aug 23rd 2022
6
           RE: Again, obvious trap - *AHEM*
Aug 24th 2022
18
The melding of Hip-Hop and R&B killed both.
Aug 24th 2022
12
I think the big difference between Hip-Hop and R&B is that R&B audiences
Aug 24th 2022
13
RE: I think the big difference between Hip-Hop and R&B is that R&B audie...
Aug 24th 2022
21
      You right
Aug 25th 2022
29
Usher going at us Gen-X-tied-to-the-radio people - vibe
Aug 24th 2022
14
Usher is an F'ing National Treasure.
Aug 24th 2022
22
'r&b aint dead. yall niggas just ugly' (c)
Aug 24th 2022
15
RE: R&B Music is dead: from me to Diddy to MJB to whatever else
Aug 24th 2022
16
that PJ Morton though
Aug 24th 2022
17
absurd. i could list 20 artists that have released albums
Aug 24th 2022
19
I gotta confess...I don't quite understand what Puff is trying to say
Aug 24th 2022
20
Puff and Tank and MJB are saying there seems to be no...
Aug 24th 2022
23
RE: Puff and Tank and MJB are saying there seems to be no...
Aug 24th 2022
26
We sort of did do it to us because radio got arrogant and didn't...
Aug 24th 2022
27
      They STAYED arrogant
Aug 24th 2022
28
      The trap shit dominates because it's cheaper and easier
Aug 25th 2022
31
RE: Puff and Tank and MJB are saying there seems to be no...
Aug 25th 2022
39
      If we're used to radio setting the mark - IG and streaming "surrounds"?
Aug 24th 2022
25
Man I was super-excited when I first heard an all hip-hop radio station
Aug 25th 2022
30
What's maddening about NYC is there's only one station
Aug 25th 2022
32
      part of it is lot of people don't listen to radio anymore more everyone....
Aug 25th 2022
34
           Yeah but look who does still listen to radio?
Aug 25th 2022
35
                true...I think its a conflict of interests because the marketing and...
Aug 25th 2022
36
Not dead, just different, and needs to step away from Hip-hop
Aug 25th 2022
33
RE: Not dead, just different, and needs to step away from Hip-hop
Aug 25th 2022
41
It's amusing to watch kids get in their feels when the elders critique.....
Aug 25th 2022
37
More amusing: watching the same kids turn 35-40
Aug 25th 2022
38
Don't this nigga own a TV network?
Aug 25th 2022
40
if R&B is dead, Diddy was the architect
Sep 09th 2022
42
Mainstream people have no loyalty. They'll change-up what they "love" .....
Sep 09th 2022
43
RE: Mainstream people have no loyalty. They'll change-up what they "love...
Sep 09th 2022
44
      Crumb
Sep 09th 2022
45
      Crumb is really dope
Sep 14th 2022
51
That’s because today’s artist can’t SANG.
Sep 10th 2022
46
talent has little to do with this.
Sep 10th 2022
47
how do you feel about the Silk Sonic album?
Sep 10th 2022
48
damn, I was almost with you until you said Frank Ocean
Sep 10th 2022
49
      Right? Lol
Sep 12th 2022
50

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