Re: MTV sucks!!!!

Tunde (
Sat, 6 Jun 1998 03:03:56 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 5 Jun 1998 wrote:

> MTV is in the BUSINESS of selling pop ( soda pop, bubble gum popular
> culture). MTV can only cater to so many viewer and it seems that those of
> us into hiphop and not drip-drop (ie Puffy, MAse, Lil Kim, etc) won't be
> represented. I'm madder at BET than MTV. MTV is a white organization out

Rap city is still ok in my opinion. They dont show underground, but they
show a lot of hiphop videos that MTV wouldnt dream of ashowing. As far an
the R & B video shows go, R & B is crap now, so all they have to show is
crap. Except for this one dude Rachid...anyone know when his album comes

> to get paid. What true hiphop is saying, many of those lil white kids
> won't understand. Sad, but true. :) ima
> On Fri, 5 Jun 1998, Rick Martinez wrote:
> > I don't really pay attention to that type of media. But today I saw that
> > horrendous Puffdaddy w/ jimmy page video. That's what you get when a
> > loser artist sells his soul to the devil, SAD!!!
> > His music sucked when he first did Notorious BIG production,. There's no
> > substance or soulful groove to it. It seems MTV is continuing to push
> > (c)rap down the viewers throats instead of real hip hop (Gangstarr,
> > Jeru, Rakim, KRS-one, Tribe, De La soul, Pharcyde, Company Flow, Roots,
> > Goodie Mob, Mosdef, DJ Shadow, Mood, etc.) You got the picture!!!
> > I did see the "Brown Paper Bag" and "Watching Windows" by Roni Size's
> > Reprazent. that was only once or twice in a sea of mediocrity. People
> > like Roni Size, Massive Attack, Portishead, Maxwell, Jamiroquai,etc. are
> > to good for MTV. There should be an XTV, that plays excellent music
> > 24-7, with no filler (12 angry viewers, mtv Jams)! I'd watch X-TV!!!
> > Does anyone agree?
> >
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> Self empowerment is not gained
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