Alex Blaze

Rap Album 'I'm Gay'

Filed By Alex Blaze | April 18, 2011 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: i'm gay, lil b, music

"I'm gonna do the most controversial thing in hip-hop. Ya'll heard it first. And I'mma just show you that words don't mean shit. I'mma make an album called I'm Gay, right."

--Straight rapper Lil' B

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I think he just restated post-modern linguistic theory.

And apparently that's controversial in hip-hop.

california panda | April 19, 2011 5:01 AM

"And I'mma just show you that words don't mean shit."

And there we have the crux of the entire problem. Words do have power and some people use them to stir up hate, anger, animosity, and violence. It takes a truly ignorant person regardless of how "smart" or "educated" they may be to even entertain such garbage. Lives have been lost over the wrong choice of words and wars fought and won because of them. But then I've always believed that ignorance is inherently curable, given enough time and effort -- it's stupidity that's a fatal condition. Someone will die because of it, today.