Music Appreciateion: Riddims

 

So if you read my About Moi section
(Under the menu tab), you’ll notice I’m a Yanksta.
So it only makes sense that I enjoy Reggae to some degree.
Even though I’m a music junkie and love all genres of music, there’s something I truly enjoy about my era of Reggae & Dancehall, and that was the Riddims. Yes, the Riddims.

If you’re not familiar with the Reggae-Dancehall culture or Soca & Calypso culture, then maybe the term “Riddim” is new to you. Riddim, translated into English is “Rhythm”. Basically, it’s an instrumental.

Now the reason I have a high respect for the Caribbean music scene,
is how you can really see an artist creativity on a track.
One Riddim, 10 artist, 10 different sounds.

The day I thought Spice Bleached Her Skin

Image result for free funny emojis shockOK, so I know I wasn’t the only person in the world whose facial expression was like this emoji when this picture below of Spice was presented. I think anyone who seen this picture, felt the same way I did:

“NO!”
“This has got to be a joke.”
“NOT SPICE!”
“This is a publicity stunt.” 

I think all of us had a million in one questions when Spice dropped her picture on Instagram of herself as a white women.

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Before vs After [Metro]

Freedom (Going Natural)

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Freedom… It’s hard growing up in a world where people judge you by looks and stereotype you. A world where beauty is depicted by covers of magazines. Living in a world of materialism and society having an expectation of you being somebody OTHER than yourself; which kills the essence of being an individual. Everybody was made differently, and that’s why LOVING yourself as you are is BEAUTIFUL. That’s freedom! Freedom of loving myself as I am and not having to conform to society’s definition of “beautiful”.