Monday, January 7, 2008

Lu's Response to Fest...Courtesy of OKP



In Response To Fest...


Have no fear...the misconstruding bias that exists in the OKP doesn't affect me to the point of turning on my people in a negative way...even when my people are the ones misconstruding it...

let me first reinforce my stance on national politics and the American System based on a mispractice and abomination of true democracy...

i have no faith in it...never have, never will...a mindset instilled at a very young age by a pro-active, Black Panther party promoting, revolutionary father and a very intellectual damn near anarchist mother with more than enough facts to back it up...

I've been around politics and politicians my whole life...got the baby pictures with The Honorable Harold Washington to prove it...Recently i was just honored alongside Hillary Clinton as one of shining stars of Cook County (if u didnt know she from around the way as well)...I know and have seen what this system is capable of both good and bad...some of my peeps are state reps and the such...if that even means anything to the point

I say this to let you know first off I'm educated in the process...so much so that I dont agree with it..more importantly I wasnt out to slander Obama...If it was misinformation that I received then I apologize on behalf of the source but like I said I am still going back to recheck the validity of the source...if that is not his stance now then so be it...my opinion of Hillary being in Office over Obama is merely because she is a woman and I believe the act of a woman leading the strongest nation in the world will have unforeseen side effects and may act as a catalyst for change the world over more so than that of a black man...is that a fact? NO...does it even really matter? NO...they both still tow the line and champion the ideals of their respective party...which is flawed in its nature (The Party Line that is)...For Example...Continuing the fruitless and very illegal and very oppressive and very repressive also very very expensive "War On Terror" was one of the first things off his lips @ the Iowa victory speech FACT!!!...Just like all the candidates would've said if they would have won...I say this because they are all the same...Race has nothing to do with it...see Condelezza Rice & Colin Powell (or any of the other black leaders in Africa that continue to rape and pillage the motherland and its people just like the white british & dutch did)...its about Justice and Equality and I dont hear Justice and Equality from any of these canidates that are on the forefront...not even Hillary...I'm not impressed...Im not impressed like i was impressed by Malcolm or Martin or continue to be impressed by Chomsky or Cornel West...I dont hear true Social Equality...I hear traditional American Democracy & retorhic (i dont think I spelled that right) which is my brother nothing but bullshit...

in closing I think that if I said all that in response to SOHH it might have been clearer that Lupe Fiasco doesnt even support the system as a whole so what he thinks of the candidates who are running to head it up isnt even relevant...maybe I'm wrong..maybe it will be the start of a renaissance that will change the face of the world and we will be blessed with Social Utopia or maybe my nigga got the blessing of the Iluminatti and is just meant to bring us one step closer to having a chip in our fucking heads...either way I'm good..as long as there is the word of Allah (SWT) and the leadership of his prophets that will always reign supreme...

Men build castles of sand even when rain is sure to come...

Blessings and Godspeed in your struggles for truth...

Salaam...

I'm still callin too!!! hahaha

10 comments:

xxxseed said...

Does anyone know what he means by im still callin

OnE3nD said...

thats exactly how its done Lupe fight ignorance with knowledge instead of making yourself look like a dumbass like some other rapper probally is right now.

PS:Stillllllll GO OBAMA lol

dezygner said...

The " Im still callin"... don't they all know each other? All Chi-town MCs... In other words No Beef in the forecast

I think it's a good point that Lupe is making about the possibility of a woman president leading to a great change. I don't know if I am voting with that point, but I know enough from listening that he has his own opinion.
I have been struggling with just voting black, myself... I look at Obama, and I see a conflicted individual... He's so intelligent, you don't get mad when white people say it. That dude is bright. But, I guess he's a lil TOO human sometimes... But at the end of the day, Im too grown to give a shit about what anyone thinks about what i do with my vote. I think a woman president (regardless of her color) represents a milestone for this country, possibly a change for good. I have a lot of admiration for women of prestige (not all women fall in this category tho).
At the same time, as a black man, I believe that we have a chance to demonstrate (TO US, and to the world of black men everywhere) that we can lead this country to a place better than we found it... that we can shape this nation and leave a legacy Dr. King would approve of.
But I also approve of Hillary's hard work and extreme courage (to be the first woman president and enduring the evil ignorance that America has to offer demonstrates character that passes gender lines, yo.)

Point is... respect mah shit. I respect yo shit. You can't TELL someone how to vote. If you respect them enough to try to educate them, respect their individual results when they make up their mind.

(and NO, im not telling you who im votin for...)

Anonymous said...

Did Obama really state that he would continue with the war on terrorism if elected? I hate to say that the opinion of an entertainer even one as intelligent and well articulated as Lupe has made me rethink my stance on voting but thus is the case. Don't get me wrong, I am the daugther of black baby boomers so the importance of the African American vote has been thoroughly instilled in me. I'm just confused and I guess thats a good thing.

RHOyal Fiasco said...

Yes Lu... You did spell it wrong (but at least you KNEW it was wrong... And knowing is half the battle...)

For future reference...

R-H-E-T-O-R-I-C...

LOL...

Hypelikkle1 said...

lupe i love you...lol, you are one educated brother

Laissez Faire said...

Thought you guys would like to see this on hiphopdx shouting out this blog...weird.

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.6184/title.rhymefest-versus-lupe-fiasco

Anonymous said...

how u finna be from Chicago and not respect Barack Obama? What he did for the poor, under-represented and oppressed in this city and state ALONE is enough for him to be the president. The man champions for the poor...and how u finna say he's gonna rape and pillage Africa?? Light skinneded bias, much?

KC said...

I don't think any politician can truly champion the poor within the current system. I understand totally where the original post is coming from.

If I just go by the vibes the candidates give off... I dunno, I rather have Obama over for dinner than Hillary, know what I mean? He seems more down-to-earth. Hillary is a little... rigid.

In terms of their politics... What they can say is really quite limited. Of course they have to tow the line with the "war on terror" bullshit, if they didn't the right would jump on them and millions of idiots would follow suit.

The vast majority of the public do not think for themselves and so they get fed lies instead of being encouraged to think and question and DEMAND change. Because an electorate that THINKS, is every government's worst nightmare.

enoch said...

I did this backwards I didn't know Lupe had a response and I spend my time responding to Fest... Well Written Lupe....
I concour with you. Not becsue you're a rapper, but what you speak in my FACTUAL realization is truth.
TO THE FREE WORLD...
Vote if you want to NOBODY OWNS ME THOUGH