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MahAganyBK

Sat Feb-19-00 09:09 PM

  
"mainstream?"


          

In the Source mag Thought said that Jay-Z is mainstream. I agree to some extent but Jay also has a message in some of his songs, peep vol. one or the current "Anything". I believe he has taken the route Lauryn Hill took "n even after all my logic n theory I add a mother****** so u ignt niggas hear me" not many heads want or are ready for music that makes em think just look how they abuse ganja. He also said once u go mainstream u fall off does he think Badu, Hill, Monche n Mos fell off?, if anything I think they have helped people discover their "Roots" thats always been there.<BR>One <BR>Mahagany<BR>

  

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4 starters
Feb 20th 2000
1
Uhhh....
Feb 20th 2000
2
Don't clown me!!!
Feb 20th 2000
3
&quot;now&quot;
Feb 20th 2000
4
Smart?
MahAganyBK
Feb 20th 2000
5
      was that a dis??
Feb 20th 2000
6
      dis?
MahAganyBK
Feb 20th 2000
8
     
Feb 20th 2000
7
      really
MahAganyBK
Feb 20th 2000
10
      what the hell?
Feb 20th 2000
9
      hi.
Feb 20th 2000
13
      theres one I know
MahAganyBK
Feb 20th 2000
14
      5th grade....
Feb 21st 2000
18
This is exactly what I'm talking about...
Feb 20th 2000
11
And this is directed to everyone...n/m
Feb 20th 2000
12
a match made in heaven?!?!?!
Feb 20th 2000
15
Hmmmm I read that
Ill_NoiZe
Feb 21st 2000
16
u peeped it to
MahAganyBK
Feb 21st 2000
17
      Anything is cool
Ill_NoiZe
Feb 21st 2000
19

qoolquest
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1. "4 starters"
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if u wr 2 prnt out yr whle thght. instead of ths licnce plte talk. we could rspnd 2 u. tara is good at this prhaps she cn gve it a try....<P><P><P><P><P>THE SOULQUARIANS<BR>chewy (quest).....jan<BR>luke (d)........feb <BR>lando (jaydee)......feb<BR>cp30 (james poyser).....jan<BR>r2d2 (jazzy jeff)......jan<BR>hans (chaos)........jan<BR>anakin (lil mike)......feb<P>honorary members:<BR>kelo- soulacorn.......jan<BR>common- soulcies......march<BR>erykah- soulcies......feb<BR>

check the resume

organix-93
(from the ground up)-94
do you want more?!!???!-95
illadelph halflife-96
things fall apart-99
(the legendary)-99
the roots come alive-99
phrenology-2002
the tipping point-2004
(the roots present...) 2004
homegrown: the beginne

  

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2. "Uhhh...."
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<BR>>if u wr 2 prnt out yr <BR>>whle thght. instead of ths licnce <BR>>plte talk. we could rspnd 2 <BR>>u. tara is good at this <BR>>prhaps she cn gve it a <BR>>try.... <P><BR>What?<P><BR>-One-<BR>Starli<BR>---------<BR>"Starli/gets the party started like a car key" -Juice<P>"At times my going forward seems like retreat" -Common<P>"Nobody puts Baby in a corner." -Johnny Castle<P>Proud SPAS associate

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Inez
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3. "Don't clown me!!!"
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I get it know...guess i better stop skimming. I'm smart . Really smart.<P>-One-<BR>Starli<BR>---------<BR>"Starli/gets the party started like a car key" -Juice<P>"At times my going forward seems like retreat" -Common<P>"Nobody puts Baby in a corner." -Johnny Castle<P>Proud SPAS associate

... got a liter of knob creek and a bottle of ether
http://www.flickr.com/photos/annieappleseed/

  

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Inez
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4. "&quot;now&quot;"
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...and i CAN spell.<BR>>I get it know...guess i better stop <BR>>skimming. I'm smart . Really smart. <P>-One-<BR>Starli<BR>---------<BR>"Starli/gets the party started like a car key" -Juice<P>"At times my going forward seems like retreat" -Common<P>"Nobody puts Baby in a corner." -Johnny Castle<P>Proud SPAS associate

... got a liter of knob creek and a bottle of ether
http://www.flickr.com/photos/annieappleseed/

  

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MahAganyBK

Sun Feb-20-00 09:23 AM

  
5. "Smart?"
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Theres nothin that I wrote, that u (you) shldnt (should not) b (be) able 2 (to) understand. but then again I am sure the majority of newspapers you read is on a fifth grade level so I guess I should stop then.<P>One (as in one love)<BR>Mah (Mahagany)<P>

  

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6. "was that a dis??"
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I'm not sure but i think that mahogany is dissin you Question...<P>"May the Force Be With You!" OBi-Wan Kenobi<P>Crazy

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MahAganyBK

Sun Feb-20-00 09:40 AM

  
8. "dis?"
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What he wrote to me I didnt take it as a dis, just constructive criticism which I respect more than anything. If he took what I said as a dis than thats on him not on me.<BR>One,<BR>Mah

  

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7. ""
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Hahaha.. I dont have anything to say to you.. I just wanted to call you "Mojón"-Gany. Peace!<P><BR>oneLOVE.<P>OkayBoricua known as... Mil<P><BR>"I effin LOVE this song!"-Nikki (Asialove)<BR>"Thats my thing.... haa haa... put that bitch in QUOTES!"-Nikki (Asialove)<BR>"Why did one straw break the camel's back? Here's the secret: The million other straws underneath it - it's all mathematics"-Mos Def<BR>"Say they want you successful, but that ain't the case. You livin large, your skin is dark, they flash a light in your face."-Mos Def<BR>"So I remain the main master of ceremonials, like Puerto Rico remains imprisoned by colonials"-Q-Unique (I think)<P>Rest In Peace Christopher Rios, aka Big Punisher.<P>"That's how the city be, everybody gettin they hustle on, Judge singin death penalty like it's his favorite fuckin song. Word is bond, takin my life you know they lovin it... God 'F' the government and it's fuckin capital punishment!"-Big Pun<P>"Get off your high horse, or die off like an extinction, Boricuas are like Mohicans, 'The Last of the Po'Ricans'"-Big Pun<BR>

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MahAganyBK

Sun Feb-20-00 10:21 AM

  
10. "really"
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I can see you are a online thug. I got a A in spanish. YES I am the SH*T!<BR>One in your head,<BR>Mah-Mojon-Agany

  

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9. "what the hell?"
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It wasn't directed at you so chill the fuck out. <P>-One-<BR>Starli<BR>---------<BR>"Starli/gets the party started like a car key" -Juice<P>"At times my going forward seems like retreat" -Common<P>"Nobody puts Baby in a corner." -Johnny Castle<P>Proud SPAS associate

... got a liter of knob creek and a bottle of ether
http://www.flickr.com/photos/annieappleseed/

  

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13. "hi."
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>I am sure the majority <BR>>of newspapers you read is on <BR>>a fifth grade level so I <BR>>guess I should stop then.<P>most newspapers are actually written at 8th grade level, not 5th. sorry.<P>--me--<P><BR>"no ride camel. me ride ass." -- john shaft<P>"i'm famous. ain't that a bitch?" -- thelonious monk<P><a href="http://www.thejawn.com/brainchild" target="_blank">http://www.thejawn.com/brainchild<;/a>/<BR><a href="http://www.thejawn.com" target="_blank">http://www.thejawn.com<;/a>

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MahAganyBK

Sun Feb-20-00 11:41 AM

  
14. "theres one I know"
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The New York Post, www.NewYorkPost.com. and hun on a fifth or eigth grade level they teach context clues.<P>One,<BR>Mah

  

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18. "5th grade...."
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hkkd on phnix nvr wrkd 4 me. i only mde it too th 2nd gde.<P><P><P><P>THE SOULQUARIANS<BR>chewy (quest).....jan<BR>luke (d)........feb <BR>lando (jaydee)......feb<BR>cp30 (james poyser).....jan<BR>r2d2 (jazzy jeff)......jan<BR>hans (chaos)........jan<BR>anakin (lil mike)......feb<P>honorary members:<BR>kelo- soulacorn.......jan<BR>common- soulcies......march<BR>erykah- soulcies......feb<BR>

check the resume

organix-93
(from the ground up)-94
do you want more?!!???!-95
illadelph halflife-96
things fall apart-99
(the legendary)-99
the roots come alive-99
phrenology-2002
the tipping point-2004
(the roots present...) 2004
homegrown: the beginne

  

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11. "This is exactly what I'm talking about..."
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<a href="http://www.okayplayer.com/dcforum/general1/3413.html" target="_blank">http://www.okayplayer.com/dcforum/general1/3413.html<;/a><P>Read it and learn...<P>Uno<BR>Improv!?<P>"Stakes are high like my uncle is/ we both got problems, he never confronted his"---Common, "Time Travellin'"<P>Support Okayplayer.com and <a href="http://www.Boondocks.net" target="_blank">http://www.Boondocks.net<;/a> (for all you lazy mofos lol)

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12. "And this is directed to everyone...n/m"
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Uno<BR>Improv!?<P>"Stakes are high like my uncle is/ we both got problems, he never confronted his"---Common, "Time Travellin'"<P>Support Okayplayer.com and <a href="http://www.Boondocks.net" target="_blank">http://www.Boondocks.net<;/a> (for all you lazy mofos lol)

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15. "a match made in heaven?!?!?!"
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aite yall..........peep this okayconnection<P>amenhotep MahAganyBK<P><BR>hahhahahahah<P><P><P>One Love<BR>RamXL<BR>(b-boy advocate)<P>"Each soul is potentially divine, the goal is to manifest this divinity within by controlling nature: external and internal. Do this either by work, or worship, or psychic control, or philosophy -- by one, or more, or all these -- and be free." Swami Vivekanada<P><BR>"I, personally, believe in an art as it exists in the context of the phrase "thou art God". In this phrase, art is the word that connects the individual (thou) to their higher self (God) or to that which is universal. Using such a standard, most emcees might become embarrassed." Saul Williams<P><P><P><P>

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Ill_NoiZe

Mon Feb-21-00 05:57 AM

  
16. "Hmmmm I read that"
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FIrst I wanna See I think that Jay Z has gon Commerical or "mainstream" and yet at the same time so have the roots. WHen I saw the video For the best man soundtrack I found myself Askin why they have this "big boodie" girl dancin in their video and wasnt this the same thing that they talked about in "what they do?" maybe I was the only one, but all rappers are mainstream to an extent. The mainstream isnt bad its what you do with that exposure when you are in it. YEt Jay -z has some treal ass messages in what he is sayin. He also falls into the category off I got a 4.6 while your in a 4.0 Or "my jewlery so bright you can turn these lights out" type shit. Now for these lame muthafucjas above me? why do you have to knock someones opinion when they Constructutivly <---I know I fucked that up. Critize a group on this board? If they have anything to say other then dick ride the "dick ridin group" comes out tryin to clown? What the fuck is that shit about? I mean seriously. <P><P><BR><a href="http://ill-matik.8m.com" target="_blank">http://ill-matik.8m.com<;/a><P>Fuck you and them we'll do it on our on

  

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MahAganyBK

Mon Feb-21-00 06:09 AM

  
17. "u peeped it to"
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That video surprised me to, it was a change with all the colors but the girl...whoa. But maybe they wanted to show MTV one of the beauties of a black woman? and yeah i did stoop some peeps level yesterday, that was my way of putting off my homework til later. What do u think of jay's anything.<BR>One,<BR>Mah

  

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Ill_NoiZe

Mon Feb-21-00 07:01 AM

  
19. "Anything is cool"
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I think that Jay is finnaly goin back to his first format that many rappers have left....speak about whats on ya mind first and make money second. WHich tends to be good. I like the beat...I like the hook a lil bit...even tho I think it's a 2000 Hardknock life type hook. I like the flows mos def. tho. man and as far as the roots and thast chick. I truly hope that is why "to show MTV the....." becuase if not that shit was terrible.

  

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