Quotations About / On: RAP

  • 1.
    We have rappers; those who rap, and then we lapper; ... they who who think they can rap but lap behind.
    (Not everyone with a verse on a beat is a rapper.)
  • 2.
    Rap is poetry to music—like beatniks without beards and bongos.
    (David Lee Roth (1955), U.S. rock musician. quoted in Rolling Stone (New York, Dec. 1990).)
  • 3.
    The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around.
    (Johnnetta Betsch Cole (b. 1936), African American educator. As quoted in I Dream a World, by Brian Lanker (1989). At this time, Cole was the President of Spelman College, a historically African American women's institution.)
  • 4.
    Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
    Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore—
    While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
    As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
    (Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1845), U.S. poet, critic, short-story writer. first published in New York Evening Mirror (Jan. 29, 1845). The Raven, st. 1, The Raven and Other Poems (1845).)
  • 5.

    We hebben werkelijk alles
    behalve de tevredenheid
    die was zeer rap uitverkocht! M
  • 6.
    Because it's conventional doesn't make it right or wrong.
    Someone started it. Someone can change it. Someone can make it better.

    Reunion doesn't have to be a 10years thing.
    Poetry doesn't have to follow the rules of dem Shakespeare, Wilde.
    Rap doesn't have to be a must-like-this this or must-like-that.
    The world evolves. Times change. People change. Methods too can change.
    There are exceptions tho.
    (Conventionality, poetry, time)
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