Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Comments on the Don Imus Saga

I wasn’t planning on commenting about the Don Imus situation, however, I changed my mind since it will not go away....

First off, I am not a Imus fan....honestly, I have never listened to his show....in fact, I think the guy is a shriveled prune who needs a haircut....

Anyway, I do not defend nor condone the remarks he made about the Rutgers women’s basketball team....it was totally wrong and unprofessional to call them "nappy haired hos".....whether he was joking or not, it was inappropriate to make those comments....

After just watching the NBC Nightly News, I saw where the Rutgers basketball coach, Vivian Stringer, spoke out that something positive needs to come of this....

She is right -- something positive needs to come of it.....but it should not stop with just Don Imus....
The so-called music that young people listen to today is loaded with derogatory and sexual remarks about women....

I just looked on the I Tunes store and there is some group called Lil Boosie.....so I looked up the lyrics to some of the garbage (I won’t even call it songs) they perform....there is a song called "Fo My Thugz".....the lyrics state:
This is for my hoes who love dick

And be bout that thug shit
Ain't with that stud and they just ready to fuck quick
This is for my hoes who smoke joe
Go to the club and warm hoes

Later on, there are these lyrics:
This is for the pill poppin hoes

Who ready to take off they clothes
Who smoke weed all day
But don't fuck wit they nose
This is for the real ass hoes

Here is some crap from the Ying Yang Twins from a song called "1st Booty on Duty"

Some of these bitches be real the hard knock
Watchin gettin crunk they start they won´t stop
Hoes get naked for weed they love that
Take the baddest bitch in the club I fuck that
You fuck that, I fuck that, I fuck that, you fuck that, I fuck that, I fuck that


These are just two samples of garbage that is out there on CDs that is made by both white and African-American rappers....(believe me, I am not singling out African-American rappers at all)....

So I guess if Don Imus would have put his comments to music and a good beat, he would have been called "real" and someone who has "street cred"....

I also think it is unfair for the Rev. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson to call for Imus’ firing....if Sharpton is truly sincere about the use of these horrible words, then why doesn’t he choose to bring thugs like 50 Cent, Eminem, Lil Boosie and others to task?....

I also think that Jesse Jackson is far from being the moral voice of this situation.....this is coming from the same man who called Jews "hymies"......the same "moral" man who had an extramarital affair and an illegitimate child....so it is time for Jesse Jackson to take his protest placards and just go away....

If something positive is to come out of this, we need people like Vivian Stringer to talk about it - not Jesse Jackson nor Al Sharpton -- two people who never shied away from a camera....

This incident should not be about Don Imus alone.....it should not be about race alone....it should be about having all people, including these so-called "artists" clean up their acts and learn how to respect people and especially women....


People in this world lack respect for one another....and anyone who is calling another person a "ho", whether it be Don Imus or 50 Cent needs to be taken to task about it by our so-called leaders....

2 comments:

Mini Me said...

Far many people have said far worse things.

Sooze said...

He will never, ever live this down.