I finally stoped talking about hip hop.
Instead of dumbing it down for clicks and likes, I decided to go the other way and repel all possible audiences with my cheap super nerdy philosophy. I’m 100% right though, don’t get me wrong. In my mind it’s also a comedy video, although a complicated one.
Anyway, the formal information and Elon’s videos I’m replying to: Continue reading
I wrote this in one of those pesky Discordian fakebook groups:
So, a few months ago, on my birthday, I woke up groggy and alone in the house. The sun was giving a weird light, and I immediately noticed something off in the CDs shelf. I went there and picked up an album I’ve never seen, the cover was an intense electric blue, metalic, and it reflected the light. I examined it, the title was “Discord” and I knew I was in the midst of it. I put it on and it was the most amazing music. Of course, nobody in this house knows where it came from.
Hail Eris, All Hail Discorja!
It’s not over until you listen to the whole album, above.
P.S. This song uses Ryuichi Sakamoto music, also.
Look, there’s no way around it: I’m a published author now.
I contributed five or six paragraphs to “Together” by Andy Gell, a The KLF inspired collaborative book already available.
It’s part of the huge amount of art The 400 are producing following this event, one which you should be familiarized with to understand the novel or even what I’m talking about here. It’s also book two on the “WTF Trilogy” by Mr. Gell.
Since I haven’t read “Together” yet, this post consists of a few quotes from the first glowing review it received: Continue reading
“We are all living in a cognitive-dissonance reality. We want to live a certain way or do a certain thing, and we don’t because we are emotionally attached to how the group thinks. The hive mentality takes over. But you know what’s right in your mind and your heart, and if you’re strong enough to detach from the hive then sometimes, just sometimes, you may be able to do the right thing.”
– Erykah Badu in this interview.
This short film is incredible and everyone should watch it, so I decided to publish “Successful Alcoholics” in this highly respected blog and ruminate about its stars Lizzy Caplan and T.J. Miller. But not to repeat myself, let’s begin by quoting the formal information provided: Continue reading
MC/ DC poster loose in Caracas.
Saving the world one poster at a time.
“The universe is listening, be careful what you say in it/
My grandma told me every bed a n**ga make, he lay in it/
The church you go to pray in it, the work is on the outside/
Staring out the windows is for love songs and house flies…“
– Jay Electronica, “better in tune w the infinite“
Another video about hip hop to show my understanding on the subject to a non existent audience. The fear present in the first video persists. Still, I think I make a strong case and make my points clear. And I believe the content will attract some kind of following eventually, but I thought the same thing about my Twitter account in English and look how that turned out. On the other hand, You Tube is not a dying social network… but I digress. The thing is, Chance the Rapper is an industry plant.
The formal info that accompanies the video: Continue reading
The KLF is back using an old name and none of their old techniques. The JAMs returned, but they’re not going to be musicians this time around. They are now gravediggers. And they’re going to build a pyramid. When finished, it will be 23 feet tall, have 23 steps and consist of 34592 bricks, each containing the ashes of a dead person. They call it “The People’s Pyramid” and it will be located in Toxteth, Liverpool.
I opened a You Tube channel in English. It’s a huge leap of faith, considering my twitter in the language and this blog haven’t gained any traction. And that in speaking form I’m much less eloquent and my thick accent is unavoidable. On the other hand, I can’t be writing all day and I need other outlets. And since the expected audience is different that my channel in Spanish I can touch other subjects related to all the media I consume in English, hence this very specialized video about hip hop politics and legacy artist.
The formal description says:
My conspiracy theory about why Jay Electronica hasn’t put out an album yet. I have zero proof of anything, this is a media analysis video. But Jay Z is responsible. Obviously.
Oh, by the way, English is my second language. Bear with me.
And yeah, it was the only hat I had available.
The Everyday Struggle clip I’m responding to: Continue reading