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September 09, 2008

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SANTANA_APB

EVERYBODY SUCKIN T-PAIN DICK ONLY OTHER ARTIST WHO COULD USE IS WEEZY DAT IT KANYE TRYNA SING AND SHIT IF HE DOES DAT ON DA ALBUM IT AINT GOIN SELL WELL Y WOULD HE DROP HIS METHOD DAT GOT HIM 2 THIS POINT WHICH BEING DIFFERENT BEING A REAL NIGGA A REAL RAPPER.

PEOPLE SAYIN Y HE LIE THIS MY HE LIE DAT WHICH IS COOL CUZ HE AINT HAV 2, PEOPLE PROLLY THOUGHT HE HAD A JET EVEN IF HE DONT, BUT LAST TIME I CHECKED DIDDY IS WORTH 330 MIL..............LOL SO IF HE WANTED A JET I'M SURE HE WOULD HAV 1 I MEAN HOV SPENT 5 MIL ON A RING 4 B DIDDY COULD DROP DAT 4 A PLANE

IAMox

Diddy shares time on a few jets with Jay-Z and other people... Either way he'll still be worth a few hundred million.. and the other guy will just be a "reporter from south florida"... the haters in this world... Geesh

SmokeAnL

"I'm not hater, but a lot of people don't like this song.."

Being a hater, and having an opinion are 2 totally different things..

Nimrod

Since when is telling the truth being a hater of anything other than LIARS and LIES?

I don't get it. Urban figures routinely brag, boast, exaggerate and embellish their financial prowess and worth to people who stuggle yet support them. That's called TACKY.


There was a time it was condidered to be classless to discuss ones finances but sadly so many have given up on their own financial success that they live vicariously through the lives of others and take it personal when their heroes are exposed.


I don't believe any of these guys has hundreds of millions but it don't matter because 10's of millions is more than enough to secure one's future.


If Diddy lied he lied. If Dame lied about producing the Nicky Barnes movie or owning Pro-Keds he lied. If 50 lied about getting 400m from Vitamin water he lied. If Jigga lied about practically owning everything he's listed as owning... well he lied. This is hip hop. A place where liars are believed and rewarded for their ability to deceive their fans (worshipers) and deliver them to slaughter in the market place.


What exactly are these guys selling anyway cause it sure ain't music. Or do you have to be a billionaire to sell rap these days? Just wondering.

Debonair

I'm not surprised that Diddy don't own a jet. G5 cost like 40-50 million. Even if you finance them over 20 years which I don't know if you can do that or not. That still 3 million a year in payments plus gas and maintenance which could be another 3 million+ a year depending on how much you travel. You got to have like Oprah type money where she pulls in over 100 million a year to really own a jet. People get it twisted with these rappers' net worth. Cash flow and net worth is not the same thing. Forbes tell you what these guys made in a year. They don't tell you their expenses. Sean mad 35 million last year but he probably paid out like 20+ million in expenses.

REACT

That's a nice dose of reality for ya. (Good posts on the subject, too.) I don't know about the others that read and comment on this blog, but as much of an avid fan of Hip-Hop that I am, I listen to other genres (soul, R&B, jazz, etc.) Embarrassingly, it is Hip-Hop that puts the culture in a most unfavorable light.

Go a little beyond the fake stunting and flossing of money that doesn't exist (aka Young Buck), we need to look at WHY Hip-Hop is so strong on flashing cash, which is the epidemic in our hoods as well. WHY DON'T WE SEE ARTISTS OF OTHER GENRES DOING THIS??? Who else do you see "makin' in rain" in clubs and concerts??? Why isn't every other word in other songs about your jet, car, rims, jewelry, or chains???

There's an answer to this and it is strictly associated with the Black race. The fact that you see it across the board with Blacks but nowhere as much with others is proof of that. The answer isn't so pleasant, nor is it easy to swallow.

REACT

HAHAHAHAHAAAAA...

Sean Combs got more money than 99.9% of the people he masquerades in front of. Negro, we get it... we know. SO WHY DOES HE HAVE TO LIE AND MAKE UP SH*T???

[Read my last post]

Behold, the mental enslavement of my people. No matter how much wealth he and his counterparts have amassed, in his mind he still considers himself as having little worth. In his own mind, he's still a tree-swinging, monkey-ass Nigger. All he's doing is trying very hard to convince YOU that he's not... but he sure believes he is.

REACT

Your typical White or Asian kid doesn't need high-priced sneakers or gaudy chains to reassert his self-worth. But for Blacks, it is almost vital. WHY? Because many of us have believed the lie and have adapted to the stereotype. "You ain't sh*t... ain't never gonna BE sh*t... so get it while the getting is good."

Living in and around some of the hardest projects on the East-Coast, you saw this mentality on full-display. Kids slangin dope and robbing others so you can get a chain around your neck or push a BWM or Benz in the middle of a dirt poor neighborhood. They live in homes that look like it was in a third-world country. No future, no hope, no chance. So the reflex is to get something of value (aka a chain, sneakers, etc) and floss it hard - all to lie to yourselves and others that you indeed are worth something.

That all started in the hoods and projects. But it is absolutely amazing to see how that mentality has been passed on to others who are NOT in hoods and projects. The bottom line is universally, the Black culture is associated with poverty and inferiority. (That's not my belief at all, but that's the lie that many have bought into.)

If you don't agree, get at me then!

Nimrod

Peace to REACT! Another grown, mature black man on the blog!


I agree and co-sign everything you said. I'm tired of hearing about business deals from rappers. Just give me a good album. That's all I care about.


Floyd Mayweather turned his name into "Money" Mayweather and routinely has parties in ATL where he throws 30k in the crowd causing them to scramble like scavengers. They probably think he's showing them love for humiliating them like that. I don't advocate crime but somebody ought to catch that diminutive moron on his way to the club and teach him some class or at least respect for the struggle.


He's typical of the mindset I despise. The people who gave him the money are laughing and comparing him to a chimp in the zoo who would do precisely the same with 30k.


This nonsense is embarrassing on a grand scale. It's as if by design fools are enriched to promote foolish behavior and create more fools.

MzVirgoLuv

To REACT and NIMROD you are so correct in the words that you type and yet, so many of our people, the BLACKS & BROWNS will not get it. As the other person stated that you're hatin' if you don't like it or if you report the truth, you can tell the person is highly ignorant just in the way they type. The problem with todays blacks and browns is that we are put down so much and not shown the way to self respect or self love that we have been programmed to think that our worth is in our belongings and menial material things. But I have to differ in where the boasting and flossing come from. It came from slave owners and buyers. They went to this abundant land called Africa and saw these beautiful men and women living free and intelligently, that they had to figure out a way to break that life apart. It was called slavery. The whites and other races that owned slaves did so because they couldn't understand why these big black people, whom they also envied, could be so peaceful and abundant. So, they did the ultimate breakdown of a race. They promoted self hate, self disrespect and self loathing among the slaves and in turn that is where the term 'SLAVE MENTALITY' came from. Just like those Blacks who don't have a good reason for voting for Barak, they still have a slave mentality. They don't think a black man can lead us into the promise land so to speak. They feel like only white men can run a huge country like ours. Thus, the reason for Puffy's lie and the lies of so many others. Do you guys really think those stupid chains cost 100s of 1000s of $$$$'s. NO!!! If a little one inch diamond incrusted platinum chain costs $50,000 how do you think these guys are paying for those big ass fake chains. People, IT'S JUST ENTERTAINMENT!!! Stop trying to find the truth in these damn ENTERTAINERS and find the truth in books and history. Be your own person, find out your own talents, learn something new everyday. I do. Stop letting these ENTERTAINERS raise your kids. Raise them yourself or give them to someone that will. THE RIGHT WAY.

MzVirgoLuv

To SANTANA, you are an ignorant NIGGA. Do your history. Roger Troutman invented that machine to make your voice that way. Pop singers were playing with it long before T-Pain even came out. And don't predict Kanye's sells yet. Andre' 3000 came out with a singing cd and it went through the roof. You think they got a lot of sales because of Big Boi's cd. NO. And if you think a plane really costs only 5mill, then my brother, go back to school and if you are still in school, you need to pay more attention in class. And learn how to type with some kind of intelligence. You sound like a person just learning how to speak. My nine year old can type better than that. There is an extreme difference in being rich and being wealthy. See Shaquille O'Neal is rich, the guy who writes/signs his checks is wealthy. (Credit to that goes to Chris Rock). And stop believing that owning your own home is so damn grand too. If it was really your land and home, why the hell are we paying property tax. Why is it that even if you pay your mortgage but not property taxes, you can still get your home taken away? Know your country, your history and know people as a whole, not what you see on t.v. The best way to succeed is through true success and that only comes from within.

Nahmeanz

It's called NetJets, fractional jet ownership. It's smarter than owning your own jet because most people can't afford the upkeep and maintenance of their own jet unless you're an oil barren or own Google. Most rich people who spend money on private aviation it's either fractional jet ownership like NetJets or they are part of a jet card program like Marquis Jet or Sentient Jet.

Nahmeanz

oh, with that being said, I think Jay-Z actually owns his own jet. It was reported when he married Beyonce that if they get a divorce part of her prenup includes rights to use their jet.

rakimfan

JZ just recently aquired a Jet. Before that he was using Jordan Zimmermans jet which featured the initials JZ. Frontin is not uncommon in this industry. Stay in school

Rosie

Speak MzVirgoLuv... Speak.... Yea that SANTANA due is IGNORANT AS F*CK! You took the words right outta my mouth. And he needs to learn how to spell too.

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