So many things to talk about this Monday August 4th. Let's see a year ago, I had my debut at Joe's Pub and premiered "Strapped (She Come Fifty)" about Coretta Scott King, Nina Simone and Daisy Bates in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine. Got a video of the song from the Cornelia Street Café performance on Jul 22nd coming soon.
farcical: broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair" absurd: incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to ...
Idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny
Was checking out Myspace IMPACT and ran across the MTV campaign's Big Question about HIV called LOOKING GOOD OR STAYING ALIVE. The videos posted by Lupe Fiasco, Wyclef and Ne-Yo are rife with the wrong commentary. We get so caught up in the obvious, we miss what's going on that is driving the show about HIV or Herpes or any conversations about sex in public culture. Namely, it's all about OTHER people doing the right thing. Never telling their own intimate stories about their own changes in lifestyle. Cuz' we know popular artists are ROLE MODELS for sex.
To start the week off, a quick share about some really witty commentary on the Ludacris video for Obama.
ill Doctrine has the fabulous witty social commentary videos on YouTube and this one is priceless and speaks for itself. ill Doctrine is a hip-hop video blog hosted by Jay Smooth, creator of the hip hop music blog and founder of New York's longest running hip-hop radio show, WBAI's Underground Railroad.I love it when a brother tells it like it is about hip-hop utterly ludicrous misogyny with wit and humor. Illdoctine's video is true satire! Tell me what you think about the Ludacris video and this commentary.
Obama's Ludacris Issue
Check out the Ludacris video if you haven't seen it yet.