The Guns For Tots Program…

Pop culture is like the re-niggerfication of America. Whether it was jazz, blues, rock and roll, rap, whatever. The white in America were able to re-nigger themselves through music and art. This was how they were able to re-connect to the soul they had to forsake for the purpose of supremacy.

The funny thing that comes to my mind is that if there had been no supremacy here in America and everyone lived and was treated as equal citizens would there have been a need for anyone to create blues music? Maybe, since so many songs are about dysfunctional relationships, but I think the thing that gave blues music it’s credibility among white is the fact that white knew they had their feet firmly planted up the Black people’s asses.

Just like with rap music, when some rapper would talk about life in the projects you had to give them the benefit of the doubt since the projects were like the reservations for the Blacks. Cabrini-Green Houses was the modern day Trail of Tears. Even with all of this abject poverty around people the children of the ghetto still created art the best way, the only way they knew how. Broke ass kids are so resourceful. The real problem is when broke ass kids start getting some money.

To be a consumer is the ultimate American privilege. Some of you might know of all that shit that popped off in the 1960′s. It wasn’t about getting people the chance to vote. Who the fuck cares about voting? That shit was for to get motherfuckers the chance to buy shit at the white people stores and to eat the white food. And especially to make Kool-Aid using the white’s water fountains. Fuck a vote.

So now with the right to consume shit and to go into debt poor people are creating art that mirrors those values. They are also living a lifestyle that coincides with their art. Understand that at the heart of the art and lifestyle is a value system. The shit that people find most important and relevant. I’m on this rant after reading about Persia going to the pen. Not the notebook and pen, because those aren’t the values of most rappers nowadays anyhoo, but the motherfucking penitentiary. Why? Because she was caught carrying a pistol.

Persia fucked up on this account. She could have skated away with no jail time at all if she had done what Lil’ Wayne and Ja Rule did previously. They traded one of their illegitimate children for a handgun. It’s called the “Guns For Tots” program and you can have a gun charge completely erased if you give up a baby. The idea being that you are helping to keep a child safe while you play around with your guns.

I love that I find myself talking about this shit right after Plaxico Burress shot himself in the leg. Tomorrow I have to talk about something else. The Common album maybe. The new Ludacris album definitely. The fact that I drink and smoke too much. I don’t know, I’m rambling…

  • Matt Herbz

    Nigga, what?!

    –Matt Herbz–

  • john

    you had me until .. ” Cabrini-Green Houses was the modern day Trail of Tears.”

    GTFO .. that might be the stupidest hyperbole ive read on this site. and i read bol’s blogs a lot.

  • Hate Hate and more Hate

    This is the most dumbest shit I’ve read in my life . . .okay it’s close second to that bullshit that Gunot & gunit killa (probably the same dickhead) writes everyday.

  • louie mo

    speakin that nigga ……….. where is g-unot killa at ……… that muthafucka is too fuckin funny………

  • giantstepp

    ….yeah, you rambling. Step it up BXS. Ron Mex beating you Bol to death on this XXL blog shit.

  • http://www.incilin.blogspot.com Incilin

    One of the best rambles you’ve done in a while. Good post.

    “This was how they were able to re-connect to the soul they had to forsake for the purpose of supremacy.” —-> Wow. You may be on to something there.

    • Dub Sac

      Even as a whitey, I gotta say that’s some real shit.

      Not sure how a chump-ass “rapper” made you go here, but this is one of the best you’ve dropped in a while, BXS.

  • Hate Hate and more Hate

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Damn, this blog was so corny that the bitch a blog writer came in and co-signed his own shit under a different screen name. How fucking lame is that?

  • master cheef

    your never-ending catching of feelings makes you look real bitch made (never had somebody to teach you how to act like a damn man)

    i’m not sure if you know or not but, these blogs are supposed to be entertaining not incoherent.

    the only tactics you have is calling youngsters 40-year olds (a new low in slander) and bringing up 50-year old race issues.

  • BIGNAT

    umm this shit made no sense

  • http://www.theunderwriters.blogspot.com THE UNDERWRITER

    LOL at the first paragraph.

  • http://xxlmag.com Billy X. Sunday

    I gotta watch my step when I talk this shit because it is upsetting some of the apple carts that white kids wrapped up in supremacy drag around.

    John,
    I don’t think you know shit at all and I will tell you that to your face.

    Fact: In the Trail of Tears, native Americans were given blankets that were infested with smallpox as a means of genocide.

    Fact: In the projects the kids are given lead paint to ingest along with vermin feces which cause asthma.

    I talk shit so real that you need to kill yourself for either being a shit 4 brains or a supremacist apologist. Take your pick.

    • tony grand$

      Heavy post Sunday. Maybe too heavy.

  • 619

    I understand you’re trying to be funny, but the ‘Guns for money’ program started after the weekend out here and was visited by the mothers of two high school kids that got murdered last week. They give you $100 dollar gift cards for handguns, $200 for larger guns like assualt rifles. They started it after a 15 year old boy and a 17 year old girl got gunned down coming home from a party in a Piru neighborhood. The girl was an honor role student. It might be something for you to make a joke about but this is real life for urban survival syndrome sufferers.

  • Worley

    “Pop culture is like the re-niggerfication of America”

    “Understand that at the heart of the art and lifestyle is a value system.”

    You went in on this one fella. Not too many people understand that sh*t so you get the academic types and Jason the House Nigger Sportswriter (I won’t shout his real name; f*ck that n*gga) talking about trying to live a life that doesn’t exist. Yea it does. When n*ggas get caught that’s proof of the fact.

    I’ve always wondered about that guns for money program though. What happens if you get caught on your way to the drop? If you tell Jake you goin’ to get rid of the motherf*cka do they let you go?

    • tony grand$

      Hate to sound like a nigga scorned, but since America is like a hamster (creates its offspring & eats them alive-if it sees fit), then that’s exactly what I am. I think the overall fight for self identity and respect has left quite a hefty toll on the AfrAm culture, & just society as a whole. If Cabrini Green is the “new” Trail of Tears (good analogy by the way), then wouldn’t that include the overpopulation of liquor stores, the Tuskegee project, etc. There’s a laundry list of genocidal conspiracies, & though it seems a lot of it is aimed at US, however self perpetuated, it affects all of us. I say I’m scorned not just as a black man, but a man in general. We all should be! How does the so-called most powerful nation on Earth avail itself to so many flaws, that were still tryin to dig ourselves out of 200 year old problems, even before Blacks can start to address our personal affairs properly?
      & as or Persia, she wants to live the “urban” lifestyle, being a rapper, carrying pistols like this was 1849, ignoring the laws of the land like a vigilante, then so be it, she deserves every piece of the pie she lookin for. I know plenty niggas who used the “self defense” plea when caught with hammers, needless to say all them they’re all doin pen time. If she was a man (much less a nigga) she would have been tried, convicted on numerous charges, & sentenced before lunch. She shouldn’t get any diff treatment than anybody else. Maybe she’ll learn that this shit is chess, it aint checkers. Play accordingly.

      • 619

        “Usin’ this urban survival shit as a defense plea
        In Cali think not
        The judicial system out here’ll have you level 4 ’til you rot”
        I already put this verse up a while back, but I guess nobody pays attention. The problem with these liquor stores is that the owners are scared shitless. They’re keepin’ their liquor stores more out of pressure from the black community to maintain black ownership of businesses than they are out of really needin’ the income as a job. Just like you or me would never be willin’ to take a shot for a legit job, the liquor store owners are the same. We only had two liquor stores in Daygo that were still owned by blacks, both of them were in Southeast, Green Cat and Dr. J’s. Both of them vowed to keep their liquor stores because they wanted to maintain black ownership in their community. But the owner of Dr. J’s got murdered in a robbery last year, and the owner of Green Cat sold his store to some arabs right after. Arabs and Asians have nothin’ when they come to Cali, so the business they recieve, usually a liquor store, donut shop, or hair and nail salon, is everything they have to support their family in this country. Look at what happened during the L.A. riots, no black person wants to have ownership over a liability.

        • 619

          Te black community has to chek themselves at a certain point instead of always lookin’ for someone to blame. These foreigners come here and get government grants to open businesses so that they can support their families. They hustle their ass off workin’ six days a week, givin’ everyone in their family a job, at their businesses so that they can come up. They work jobs the no one in the black community wants to keep because the jobs are considered below Americans or too risky. But blacks are either riskin’ their lifes or workin’ for bullshit wages anyway, so what’s the difference. Everyone on here knows I talk real shit, but you mafuckers keep askin’ the same stupid ass questions, like you don’t get it yet. When I was a youngster I worked a lot of bullshit jobs at day labor places like Labor Ready. A lot of fools would walk off job sites talkin’ about “they work us like some Hebrew slaves”. These are the same fools I see out here tweakin’, hangin’ out in front of the liquor store to borrow change, or livin’ on the street. You have to start out some place, appreciate what you got. I’m happy I got a good 9 to 5 with health benifits, could support my kids, provide a good Christmas, put a decent roof over their head, name brand clothes on their back and a decent ride to transport from place to place. To many cats I grew up are lookin’ at a lot worse circumstances right now because they wanted everything to come to them right away, that fast solution to gettin’ out the hood right away. Mafuckers daydreamin’, thinkin’ somebody owes them shit their whole life. Get up, get out and get somethin’, stop complainin’ and waitin’ for a handout.

  • http://xxlmag.com Billy X. Sunday

    Tony grand$ ain’t lie right there. I got to read that comment again.

    • tony grand$

      I fux wicha Sunday, like a baptist preacher man @ sunrise service…

  • real talk

    from now on im gonna call you rasheed wallace or gary sheffield which one you want i’ll give you the option. cause you ain’t bringin realness you bringing fake shit. you should use hardbody because that’s what you are brute strength and a brute brain but you can’t use real talk because you need intelligence for that smell me.