TRAP GOIN’ HAM

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This is probably the craziest rap video you’ll see all year. I saw the preview for it, but slept on the actual video. Thanks to The Times writer Caramanica for the reminder. You might remember Pill from my Recession Rap Jams.  Juvenile’s “Ha” immediately comes to mind, as a point of reference and, to a lesser extent, and so does Goodie Mob’s “Cell Therapy” to a certain extent – using the rap video purposefully, to unmask black poverty and show real human suffering that we rarely see in mainstream American media.  Also, look for the Amnesty International “JUSTICE FOR TROY DAVIS” poster.


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3 responses to “TRAP GOIN’ HAM”

  1. Trap Hammy says:

    “using the rap video purposefully, to unmask black poverty and show real human suffering that we rarely see in mainstream American media.”

    F’realz? The only people suffering in that video are the ones they are cooking crack for and selling to. Fancy accessories and big rims are not signs of suffering. If he was cooking Top Ramen in that pot I might agree more with that quote. Big up still…

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  3. yaboitone says:

    Hate this shit. He’s not HELPING the hood in anyway? He’d sell poison and death to ANY AND EVERYBODY in that video for some rims and a pinky ring. I hate when drug dealers and coon niggaz FRONT like saints and hate it even more when dumb asses who don’t really know shit about the hood believe em.