I'm very glad you posted that here, but the eldergays around here don't like "race" music.
Yes, I know - but the eldergays don't
Technically I'm an eldergay, so your theory is shit R6.
I didn't cry. It wasn't sad.
I'm crying as I type this
If you havent heard the "Thrift Shop" song yet, you must be living under a rock. Macklemore released their music video "same love" back in October and has already been seen 23 million times on Youtube. Check out what they had to say about their inspiration for making the song and if you havent seen it yet, you have to watch it.
That's just a beautiful song. Even without the gay message (though that makes it damn near perfect). Hip hop can be so powerful when done right, maybe the most powerful of any genre of music, because it affords the artist more lyrical room to develop a narrative.
So obnoxiously phrased, OP. Why can't you just say, "I found this really moving"?
THAT made you cry? Oy.
Favorite music video ever, and its actually really good music
I did not cry. I guess listening to the song isn't enough. I *listen* to music first in order to decide whether I want my memory to be infected with the video.
This one didn't pass the test. It epically failed. It was an epic failure. Actually, there was nothing epic about it. It was just kind of ho-fucking-hum.
But I already knew that.
It was alright.
His flow is so terrible. His heart's in the right place, and the video is...nicely shot...but the lyrics are so terrible, and again, he's a terrible, terrible rapper.
Also, to the OP: This folk rap thing that Macklemore's doing is light-years away from modern hip hop. I don't see many MCs "pushing" this.