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Funny – Inappropriate – Edumacational

Arab Money – Controversy

Bismillah Ulrahman Ulrahim Alhamdullillah rab Ulalamen

No, I didn’t have a BF on my keyboard, those are the Quranic lyrics used in Busta Rhyme’s newest hit Arab Money.  For an Arab and a Muslim it’s prohibited to sing or cite a Quranic verse in combination with music and most Muslims will find this disrespectful. 

Learn the Dance > See that Busta looks like he’s been enjoying the good life > Ask yourself if he also resembles Tracy Jordan just a bit….?
 

I thought the track was borderline offensive the first time I heard it but sometimes a good remix will just make you straddle your moral fence.
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December 4, 2008 Posted by | Commentary, Did you know?, Economy, Funny, Music, Music Video, Politics, Rant | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Handful of Akon

Maybe not quite a handful, maybe I’m being generous – either way, have a look at this clip from Jimmy Kimmel Live. You know Akon wants to beat some ass!

December 3, 2008 Posted by | Funny, Music | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Akon – Freedom

Here’s a quick summary of Akon’s new album, Freedom:

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All his ballads about street life and/or love are lame

Isn’t his street cred reputation still suspect anyhow?

There are a few tracks that are OK (Right Now, I’m So Paid, & We Don’t Care)

All together, it’s worth the $4 that Amazon has it discounted for today, but it’s not worth much more (ie. we are in a recession y’all).  If you miss today’s special, hit me up offline and we’ll work something out.

December 2, 2008 Posted by | Commentary, Did you know?, Economy, Funny, Music, Music Video, Pop-Trash Pickup, Rant, technology | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment