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Old 06-28-2013, 08:34 AM   #128 (permalink)
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I'm sorry that's really not what I meant at all. I didn't mean to say anything offensive about black people. The point I was trying to get across was that on this album, and to some extent most of the music he's made in the last five years, West has been using his lyrics to show that the stereotypical black man from chicago can and has become very rich and famous. He's trying to say that you don't have to conform to be successful, and I think that's the opposite of racist to be honest.
So he's conforming to stereotypes to show that you don't have to conform to be successful? I'm confused.
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