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We speak in slang like THIS!

This song has come around at the right time. I speak slang and I'm flippin proud of it. Gonna play this song out loud on repeat blaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad



Why do they always have to make people breakdance in dancing scenes? Can't they have man gunfinger skankin'? Hoods up, caps down, couple dogs, A9 tracksuits... ring any bells? Yeah, good old Channel U days.



I never wrote about it at the time so I'm touching on it now. This Lindsey Johns dude that linked slang to gang needs to find the M25 and play chicken with the cars for an hour in the rain (disclaimer: that isn't me hoping you die, I'm suggesting you find something better to do with your time. I hear car dodging is popular amongst thrill-seekers). And why do people go on like black people brought slang to London like Cockney hasn't been around for... like... ever? Swear Shakespeare didn't write correctly. And slang is just a way to express yourself. Look how many slang words have become standard English. Stop hatin', start appreciating.

"It's a good job Emma didn't live in the late 16th Century/ early 17th Century. There was a guy running around back then who didnt use language as his peers did, he made up words, changed the structure of how he used these new made up words and flouted the conventional thinking on most aspects of English. He was called William Shakespeare... Language is not a set of rules, its a way of communication. The one constant thing with a thriving language is change."

According to Martin , Guildford [source]

I would think he was playing devil's advocate because the quotes don't support his argument and it's a good way to engage, but his other articles prove otherwise, this "Shadeism" one in particular.

If you'd like to read a post I dedicated to my feelings on slang, go here

p.s. Sukh Knight is a don!

Random Tune of the Day/ Real Badman Never Afraid: Rod Stewart 'Do Ya Think I'm Sexy'

Real Badman Never Afraid = I'm a badman so I can tell you I like this song.

Roddy went in with this. The string section goes hard! And he croons all over it. Classic.



New Video: Jesie J 'Do It Like A Dude'

Still not hunnid percent sold on the song. Think with alterating the lyrics a bit it will work better in America. Video is impressive though



Kandi speaks on writing No Scrubs and Bills, Bills, Bills

Jacked from PinBoard. Regulars may recall me blogging about Kandi's songwriting the other day.

I raised a question: "Just thinking without Kandi, would Beyoncé have been female-empowerment, independent woman Beyoncé? I've never listened to Destiny's Child's debut album in its entirety, so I couldn't tell you the theme of it. Going by the singles on it and The Writings On The Wall (stone cold classic), there was a difference. Kandi wrote No Scrubs, then DC got involved?"

Don't get all vex because I'm questioning Queen B, I'm just asking.

Anyway, here is Kandi



My 5 year old son is gay

A mother wrote a blog after her son decided to dress up for Hallowe'en as...



I saw this being debated on the news this morning. I actually haven't got an opinion on this. Not as opinionated as you may have thought. Music, yeah. Youth culture, to a certain extent. Politics and (most) things political? Drop me out.

Check out the concerned mummy blogger's account of that day here. If you anonymous one wanna leave a comment about this, please feel free.

Finally, this is one cool baby

Baby Bob Marley

Jacked from @DivaNikkiZ As I stood amongst thousands of people from different walks of life awaiting the arrival of reggae singer Tarrus Riley at o2's Your Country event I tweeted "Reggae is the original unite the raver music" whilst joining in with everyone saluting big tune after big tune by David Rodigan (why hasn't he been knighted?). Should have said "Unite the skanker" for the Rudeboys and Skinheads that both rocked out to the same music back in the 80s.

Anyway, check what reggae does to the baby



Sick! I'm using that

Comments

  1. LOL @ baby. The boy has taste.

    Jessie J - Who does she think she is.. Lady Saw and Rihanna all rolled in to one?

    The 5 year old boy - Awww.. lol.

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