First of all, I would like to apologize to Nicki for my comments yesterday. I meant no disrespect but still they were disrespectful.
On a lighter note: I was reading some other blogs recently and I feel that we would be remorse if we didn’t touch on the same topic that they did. This damn Drake video. I like him as a rapper. But he’s nothing special. He spits some hot sh!t but he aint on the way to being no classic. I noticed that many women have issues with the video. “Why the video aint got nothing but light skinned chicks in it?” “Why is there so many bitties in the video?” “Why are they stretching aimlessly?” THEY ARE ALL WRONG. However, I feel that his premier main stream video is ground breaking when it comes to hip hop videos. I expanded upon a comment I made on another blog. It as follows:
I think the video is ingenious and correlates to the song much better than I initially thought. When you think about it, he has a group of girls on his team that the average man would go goo goo ga ga for. Light skin, long hair, tig ole bitties, and some booty on them and they are all racially ambiguous. However, they suck at the game. They’re straight doo doo. They are like the Dwight Howard, but without the ability to dunk the ball. So they just look like they should be good at the game. Outside of their looks, they lack any real talent. To put in terms outside of basketball they lack substance. He has a bunch of these wanna be Dwight Howard’s on the team that look good but suck at the game. All he has to do to get them riled up is tell em that they’re the best. Their insecurities in their game (which is essentially their looks) force them to need that validation. However, the chicks that actually win and are good at the game are more realistic looking chicks; women of all colors and dimensions. They are the chicks that don’t need to necessarily hear the compliments. They go out and do them, day in and day out. They are the chicks who eventually get wifed up. I think this is the true message of the video and whoever is making a big deal about there being too many light skin chicks in the video is missing this. Drake is saying that his team sucks but they think that are the best and that he needs a better team. All they can do is “Take the D”.
How do ya feel about my take on the video? Do ya agree? How do ya feel about Hip hop videos on a whole?