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Can I say the "N-word" when singing/rapping? watch

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    I don't really see why I wouldn't - never seen a black artist opposed to it -

    and it really kills the fun if I couldn't.

    Btw I mean rapping/singing along to other raps - not writing my own and using racial slurs in them.
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    Nope
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    (Original post by okayjenn)
    Nope
    why though?

    out of curiosity- guessing your not black?
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    (Original post by angelike1)
    why though?

    out of curiosity- guessing your not black?
    It’s a word that was used by caucasian slave owners and their families to dehumanise an entire race of people.
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    (Original post by okayjenn)
    It’s a word that was used by caucasian slave owners and their families to dehumanise an entire race of people.
    but I aint caucasian - and I'm not tryna dehumanise anyone - I'm just singing along
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    Use it if you want. If black people don't want to hear it then they shouldn't mindlessly support music that normalises it. So I'd feel dumb to get angry.
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    (Original post by Salt Queen)
    Use it if you want. If black people don't want to hear it then they shouldn't mindlessly support music that normalises it. So I'd feel dumb to get angry.
    Yeah I know what you mean but I wouldnt use it in front of offended black people

    It's just a lot of non-blacks would also be offended and don't know if I can in front of them
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    You've obviously said it before and you clearly think it's ok to say it so why make this thread ? To make us angry?
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    (Original post by Emerald777O)
    You've obviously said it before and you clearly think it's ok to say it so why make this thread ? To make us angry?
    I've never said it - well publicly anyway.

    Made this thread to know why I can/cannot say it.
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    (Original post by angelike1)
    but I aint caucasian - and I'm not tryna dehumanise anyone - I'm just singing along
    What are you
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    (Original post by angelike1)
    I don't really see why I wouldn't - never seen a black artist opposed to it -

    and it really kills the fun if I couldn't.

    Btw I mean rapping/singing along to other raps - not writing my own and using racial slurs in them.
    Honestly I'd recommend you to watch this video, it's 3 minutes, short video and an eye opener. The last minute of this video answers your question.

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    (Original post by angelike1)
    I've never said it - well publicly anyway.

    Made this thread to know why I can/cannot say it.
    So... you have. its 2017, do you know how many people have discussed this? How many youtube videos there are? Explaining why non black peoples should not say the n word ugh.
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    (Original post by Salt Queen)
    What are you
    South Asian
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    (Original post by ManLike007)
    Honestly I'd recommend you to watch this video, it's 3 minutes, short video and an eye opener. The last minute of this video answers your question.

    To answer his question at the end I want to use it when I'm jamming to a song - its just a bit weird when I have to substitute it with the word neighbor or hum whenever it comes up in (pretty much every) line.
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    (Original post by angelike1)
    South Asian
    Well I'm the last person to give a **** so do you ❤
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    (Original post by angelike1)
    I don't really see why I wouldn't - never seen a black artist opposed to it -

    and it really kills the fun if I couldn't.

    Btw I mean rapping/singing along to other raps - not writing my own and using racial slurs in them.
    Lmao of course you can, I do it all the time and I'm far from black

    they're just lyrics, the context is obviously not racial hatred

    however I have some black friends who get upset if I say it whilst rapping to lyrics so out of respect I don't do it around them
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    (Original post by eden3)
    Lmao of course you can, I do it all the time and I'm far from black

    they're just lyrics, the context is obviously not racial hatred

    however I have some black friends who get upset if I say it whilst rapping to lyrics so out of respect I don't do it around them
    what if it's your non-black friends who get upset?
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    (Original post by angelike1)
    To answer his question at the end I want to use it when I'm jamming to a song - its just a bit weird when I have to substitute it with the word neighbor or hum whenever it comes up in (pretty much every) line.
    Exactly. that's the problem. the lyrics. tempting people to say it and why though?? Then people have the nerve to get angry when a non black person says it to sound cool. Lmao they better get the **** away from me with that. So stupid. And as Akala said in that video: Jewish people own the rap industry. Not black people. The real "ugh" is black rappers not you.

    Anyway.
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    (Original post by Salt Queen)
    Exactly. that's the problem. the lyrics. tempting people to say it and why though?? Then people have the nerve to get angry when a non black person says it to sound cool. Lmao they better get the **** away from me with that. So stupid. And as Akala said in that video: Jewish people own the rap industry. Not black people. The real "ugh" is black rappers not you.

    Anyway.
    Black peoples shouldn't be saying the n word too because they're basically normalising it but why are you trying to make them feel comfortable with saying the word? It's not that tempting to say the word.
 
 
 
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