IF GOD TOLD ME TODAY THAT HE WAS DESTROYING ALL THE MUSIC IN THE WORLD BUT I COULD SAVE TEN CD`S THESE ARE THE ONES I WOULD SAVE. AND OF COURSE THERE WILL BE SOME ATISTS MISSING AND SOOME VERY GOOD CD`S BUT FOR OVERALL LISTENING PURPOSES AND TRYING TO GET AS MUCH OUT OF MY CD COLLECTION AS POSSIBLE THESE WOULD BE THE SURVIVORS IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER
1. STRICTLY 4 MY NIGG@Z-TUPAC
2. STAKES IS HIGH-DE LA SOUL
3. BLACK ON BOTH SIDES-MOS DEF
4. MIDNIGHT MAURAUDERS-TRIBE
6. WHO IS JILL SCOTT-JILL SCOTT
7. MY LIFE-MARY J BLIGE
8. SADE`S GREATEST HITS-SADE
9. MUSIC BOX-MARIAH CAREY
10. TIDAL-FIONA APPLE
11. KIND OF BLUE-MILES DAVIS
12. RHYTHM OF THE SAINTS-PAUL SIMON
13. PASSIONFRUIT-MICHAEL FRANKS
14. DR BUZZARDS COMPILATION-DR BUZZARD`S ORIGINAL SAVANNAH BAND.
I KNOW THAT`S MORE THAN TEN BUT I DON`T HAVE ANY THAT I CAN SPARE.
So looking back on some of my BP blogs I remembered how much I liked some of my entries. So to continue in my series of BP re-posts I decided on this one. This doesn’t even really apply anymore either because since I’m so far removed from college life and since (technically at least) I’m grown it’s not really a big deal anymore. But here it is anyway.
WELL NOW IT`S TIME TO PISS SOME PEOPLE OFF. THE BAD THING ABOUT THIS IS THAT MOST OF THE PEOPLE I`M TALKING ABOUT ARE PROBABLY TOO SELF-RIGHTEOUS TO THINK THEY CAN GAIN PERSPECTIVE FROM ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL SO THEY PROBABLY AREN`T READING THIS ANYWAY. NOT THAT I`M LOOKING TO GET UNDER ANYONE`S SKIN OR START ARGUMENTS. I`M JUST HERE TO OFFER PERSPECTIVE. NOTHING MORE OR LESS. SO ABOUT BLACK SORORITIES. I AM FROM THE SOUTH AND DOWN HERE THE AKA`S AND DELTAS ARE THE MOST POPULAR SORORITIES FOLLOWED BY THE ZETAS. THERE ARE HOWEVER VERY FEW SIGMA GAMMA RHO`S SO RECENTLY WHEN I WAS LOOKING AT SOME OF THE RHO`S PAGES ON HERE (BP)I WAS ASKED WHAT MY INTEREST WAS? WELL THE TRUTH IS I DON`T KNOW ANY. AND I WAS CURIOUS TO FIND OUT WHY THEY MIGHT HAVE PLEDGED. I REALIZE ALL GIRLS AREN`T SHALLOW BUT MOST OF THE ONES IN SORORITIES ARE. NOW LET ME SAY BEFORE THE ENTIRE AUDIENCE GETS UPSET THAT I DON`T THINK EVERY GIRL IN A SORORITY IS SHALLOW. I KNOW LOTS OF PEOPLE I`VE HELD IN VERY HIGH REGARD WHO ARE IN THE VERY SORORITIES I AM GOING TO BASH IN A SECOND. TWO OF MY LAST THREE (now 3 of 4) GIRLFRIENDS WERE GREEK AND I DON`T JUST ATTCH THE LABEL GIRLFRIEND TO EVERY ATTRACTIVE GIRL I DATE. SO I CERTAINLY FEEL THAT THERE ARE SONE GIRLS WITH VERY REDEEMING QUALITIES IN GREEK ORGANIZATIONS, BUT I THINK THAT THE MAJORITY OF THEM ARE SHALLOW.
IF YOU`VE GONE AHEAD AND GOTTEN OFFENDED ALREADY THEN YOU SHOULD PROBABLY DO SOME SELF EXAMINATION. ANYWAY, IT SEEMS THAT WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO IT MOST GIRLS WHO ARE UNDECIDED ABOUT WHAT SORORITY THEY WANT TO JOIN ARE USUALLY MAKING A DECISION BETWEEN DELTA AND AKA. SINCE THEY ARE THE TWO LARGEST THAT MAKES SENSE RIGHT? WELL I NEVER TALK TO A GIRL AND HEAR HER TELL ME SHE`S CONSIDERING JOINING S.G.RHO. NEVER ONCE. IT IS MY UNDERSTANDING THAT THEY ARE POPULAR OTHER PLACES BUT DOWN HERE THEY AREN`T. SO MY KNOWLEDGE OF THEM AND THEIR PRACTICES IS VERY LIMITED. I AM PRETTY CURIOUS IN GENERAL WHAT WOULD MAKE S.G.RHO DISTINGUISH ITSELF TO THOSE THAT DO JOIN SINCE MOST GIRLS JOINING GREEK SORORITIES ARE JUST SEARCHING FOR CONFORMITY AND ASSIMILATION IN THE FIRST PLACE. HERE`S YOUR NEXT CHANCE TO SAY “OH NO HE DIDN`T” AND CALL YOUR LINE SISTER SO YALL CAN WRITE ME A NOTE TELLING ME I DON`T KNOW SHIT CAUSE I`M JUST A GDI ANYWAY. WELL I KNOW PLENTY. I KNOW THAT THE PEOPLE IN THESE ORGANIZATIONS TRY TO BRAINWASH INDIVIDUALS. IT STARTS EVEN BEFORE THEY JOIN. THE FACT THAT SOMEONE INTERESTED IN JOINING AN ORGANIZATION CAN`T OPENLY EXPRESS THAT WITHOUT FEAR OF BEING HOLOCAUSTED BY THE INDIVIDUALS ALREADY IN SAID ORGANIZATION IS ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS TO ME. I KNOW IF I WAS PART OF SOMETHING AND SOMEONE WHO PROBABLY LOOKED UP TO ME CAUSE I WAS A PART OF IT CAME TO ME AND OR OTHERS AND SAID THEY WANTED TO BE A PART, THE LAST THING I WOULD DO IS GET OFFENDED. DO YALL THINK JESUS GOT MAD WHEN PEOPLE SAID THEY WANTED TO WORSHIP GOD AS HE DID?
SO WHY THEN ARE THESE NAIVE GIRLS WHO MAKE THE “MISTAKE” OF ANNOUNCING THEIR INTENTIONS BEFORE THEY ARE DEEMED WORTHY BY THE ALREADY DISTINGUISHED MEMBERS TREATED POORLY? WHAT AN ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS THING TO DO. WHICH BRINGS ME TO MY NEXT ISSUE. THESE ARE THE SAME GIRLS WHO AT SOME POINT HAD AN INNER CONFLICT ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT THEY WERE GOING TO BE AN AKA OR A DELTA BEFORE THEY DECIDED WHICH TO PLEDGE BUT ARE NOW “_____ TO THE HEART AND SOUL.” WHAT HYPOCRISY. AND WHAT NERVE THAT THESE GIRLS THINK BECAUSE THEY HAVE SOME LETTERS ON THEIR CHEST AND COLORS ON THEIR BACK THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE JUDGEMENTS ON OTHER PEOPLE`S VALUE SO FAR AS THEIR ORGANIZATION IS CONCERNED. I AUTOMATICALY HAVE A PROBLEM WITH PEOPLE TOO SHORT SIGHTED TO SEE THEY ARE CAPABLE OF THINGS THAT THEY AREN`T PROUD OF AND WHO CAN`T REALIZE THEIR OWN SHORTCOMINGS. BUT WHY WOULD YOU EVER HAVE NERVE TO THINK YOU HAVE MORE VALUE THAN ANOTHER PERSON JUST BECAUSE YOU PLEDGED FIRST. WHAT A SILLY CODE OF ETHICS.
IT PROBABLY SEEMS LIKE I HAVEN`T MENTIONED FRATERNITIES YET. WELL THAT`S NO OVERSIGHT. ALTHOUGH SOME PEOPLE IN FRATERNITIES ARE LIKE THIS I THINK THERE ARE FAR LESS GUYS THIS FICKLE AND CONTRARY. ANY GUY THAT WANTS TO BAD ENOUGH CAN BE AN ALPHA. NO MATTER HOW UNATTRACTIVE, SMALL, FAT, ETC. BUT LET A FAT GIRL COME TO AN AKA INFORMATIONAL AND EAT TOO MUCH CHICKEN. NO WAY SHE GETS ONLINE. OR IF TOOMANY RUMORS ABOUT HER SEXUAL ESCAPADES ARE OUT, THE DIVAS WILL SOONER ERR ON THE SIDE OF CAUTION THEN TO LET A “SLUT” IN THEIR PRESTIGOUS ORGANIZATION.
A LOT OF THIS RANT SOUNDS BITTER I’M SURE, BUT I CONSIDER IT MY RIGHT AND MY DUTY TO BE EMBITTERED ON BEHALF OF ALL THOSE WHO WOULD BE PERSECUTED FOR IT. THERE’S A GIRL OUT THERE WHO FEELS THE SAME WAY I DO BUT WHOSE VOICE WON’T BE HEARD BECAUSE THEY’LL DISMISS HER.
THEN THERE’S THIS GLORIOUS CONCEPT OF SISTERHOOD. WHEN IN TRUTH AT THE HBCU’S WHERE THEY CROSS DOZENS AT A TIME MOST OF THE GIRLS DON’T KNOW OR LIKE EACH OTHER. I COULD GO ON BUT I WON’T.
This post is funny now. Recently a picture of me was acquired with me wearing some DST parephenalia. The picture was taken and posted by my nappy-headed ex girlfriend who was a Delta. It was really meant as an inside joke for me and her when we took the picture that is until the bitterness set in for her. But anyway some of my friends (sho are Delta’s) found the picture. Ironically none of them were upset by it. And I guess they were amused for the most part. Goes to show what a little maturity can do for people as far as their priorities. Even though these girls are friends of mine I’m sure if we were still in College together I wouldn’t hear the end of it. I wanted to post this pic here but unfortunately I too have matured and am sensitive to people and their religions…I mean organizations. But anyone who wants to know where I’ll tell you how to find it.