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Foveaux  ·  2321 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: To Pimp a Butterfly is fucking garbage, here's why.

This is pretty fascinating to read. I know nothing about the race relations in America. I have no idea what Kendrick Lamar is making his music for, I kinda just presumed he wanted to make some shit and it got popular - and things progressed from there.

I gotta say, I am happy I don't have the connection you do with these artists; I like reading what you think of them, but for me - I just like the music. Ignorance is kinda bliss in this instance I guess.

user-inactivated  ·  2321 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That's fair. Hip-hop has its roots in protest counter-culture, though, which is why it's hard to just like the music., most of the time.

Foveaux  ·  2321 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Aye. I have a good friend who's degree was in Audio Engineering and he said he doesn't "look" at music the same way, knowing what he does now. And I guess it could be similar for you - you have a different knowledge base to me, deeper and broader, and a different perspective on the music you listen to as a result.

I consume, whereas you consume and deliberate on what you've consumed.