Black People And Volume

Up the amplitude to show an attitude

My boys got dank
But it all starts off with a noise complaint
Break it up, cut the grass, while I’m vibin’ in the cypher
Phony puff, puff laugh
And I might add
From the blaze to the stage, Girls on my ass
Enter carefully because the floor is feeling like a trampoline
The ceiling broke up under us, because of us..
Cover us

[Pre-Hook]
And then the cops came

And shut shit down

And then the cops came. That was a small excerpt from a song called “Cop Scame” made by a  hip hop group called Phony Ppl, which is comprised of several Black men.

In this section the artist explains how a noise complaint turns into a situation with the cops. Now that’s what college kids do right? They throw a house party and then the old crotchety neighbor next door (or under them in this case) calls the cops on them.

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Being a short guy: an ignored struggle

You know I could already feel the eye-rolls from people who don’t think heightism exist. But I feel like it’s so prevalent that it’s become a part of who we are as a society. Men of smaller stature are always seen as less  “manly” than other men, and always angry/emotional and I feel like the struggle of a short man should be part of the gender equality agenda.

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