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My first interview!

  1. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    I was interviewed by a radio station in Canada today and it was pretty exciting.  When the interview is published I'll add a link but for now I'm just Guy Smiley.   
    Here's the info of what I do know.



    Love your videos and can't wait for the new one. I'm '4mula, co-host if Import Showoff on 90.1FM. We're an international hip-hop & rnb show in Canada. I'm wondering if you would be interested in an email interview for our blog. Check out our site @ http://www.importshowoff.ca

    '4mula


    Now I'm Psyched!     
    191 Hubs and counting people.....

  2. Maddie Ruud profile image83
    Maddie Ruudposted 8 years ago

    What can I say, Canadians have good taste.  (I blame my occasional lapses in judgement entirely on my US-American half.)

    1. Shirley Anderson profile image84
      Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Maddie, I didn't know you were one of us, eh?  RMR is also half Canuck.

  3. Mark Knowles profile image58
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Makes me wish I liked hip hop smile Good for you DJ big_smile

    http://markpknowles.com/wp-content/gallery/funny-pictures/b014.jpg

    1. DJ Funktual profile image85
      DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      For you Mark, a thinking man I would say that YOU should start your 1 song introduction tutorial with one song okay?


      5 Minutes and if you don't like it, no sweat.

      There are two themes for me with music.

      1)  Lyrical Content
      2)  Vibe

      I hate gangsta rap so you don't have to worry about that here.

      Song #1  ~~  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfXwmDGJAB8   Keep Ya Head Up by 2Pac

      This song is so beautifully poetic, it tugs on heartstrings.  This is ONE MAN trying to heal every woman's heart at one time.  A LYRICAL love bomb to the ladies to make up for every 'Bitch'  or 'Ho' you ever heard in your life.  a call out to Real men. 

      Old-Timers will recognize the SAMPLE here.  it's Ooh Child by The Five Stairsteps


      PROFOUNDLY POETIC LYRICS.
      ...... just another underestimated / misunderstood artist.   No biggie.   

      A time honored tradition actually, isn't it?

      1. Mark Knowles profile image58
        Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this
  4. Shadesbreath profile image89
    Shadesbreathposted 8 years ago

    Sweet!

  5. Shirley Anderson profile image84
    Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago

    YAY, DJ!!!  This is exciting!

    We appreciate you on this side of the border, I'm glad we got you first.

  6. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    Some say the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice
    I say the darker the flesh then the deeper the roots
    I give a holler to my sisters on welfare
    Tupac cares, if don't nobody else care
    And uhh, I know they like to beat ya down a lot
    When you come around the block brothas clown a lot
    But please don't cry, dry your eyes, never let up
    Forgive but don't forget, girl keep your head up
    And when he tells you you ain't nuttin don't believe him
    And if he can't learn to love you you should leave him
    Cause sista you don't need him
    And I ain't tryin to cash up, I just call em how I see em
    You know it makes me unhappy (what's that)
    When brothas make babies, and leave a young mother to be unhappy
    And since we all came from a woman
    Got our name from a woman and our game from a woman
    I wonder why we take from our women
    Why we rape our women, do we hate our women?
    I think it's time to kill for our women
    Time to heal our women, be real to our women
    And if we don't we'll have a race of babies
    That will hate the ladies, that make the babies
    And since a man can't make one
    He has no right to tell a woman when and where to create one
    So will the real men get up
    I know you're fed up ladies, but keep your head up

    Chorus

    Eeewww child things are gonna get easier
    Eeewww child things are gonna get brighter

    Eeewww child things are gonna get easier
    Eeewww child things are gonna get brighter

    Verse Two:

    Aiyyo, I remember Marvin Gaye, used to sing ta me
    He had me feelin like black was tha thing to be
    And suddenly tha ghetto didn't seem so tough
    And though we had it rough, we always had enough
    I huffed and puffed about my curfew and broke the rules
    Ran with the local crew, and had a smoke or two
    And I realize momma really paid the price
    She nearly gave her life, to raise me right
    And all I had ta give her was my pipe dream
    Of how I'd rock the mic, and make it to tha bright screen
    I'm tryin to make a dollar out of fifteen cents
    It's hard to be legit and still pay tha rent
    And in the end it seems I'm headin for tha pen
    I try and find my friends, but they're blowin in the wind
    Last night my buddy lost his whole family
    It's gonna take the man in me to conquer this insanity
    It seems tha rain'll never let up
    I try to keep my head up, and still keep from gettin wet up
    You know it's funny when it rains it pours
    They got money for wars, but can't feed the poor
    Say there ain't no hope for the youth and the truth is
    it ain't no hope for tha future
    And then they wonder why we crazy
    I blame my mother, for turning my brother into a crack baby
    We ain't meant to survive, cause it's a setup
    And even though you're fed up
    Huh, ya got to keep your head up

  7. Bob Ewing profile image53
    Bob Ewingposted 8 years ago

    well done!

  8. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    I know.   duh.....What the hell was that?   French or Canadian?

    1. Mark Knowles profile image58
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Some real music big_smile

      French....

      You like it?

      1. DJ Funktual profile image85
        DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        It's half- Jack Johnson / half i dunno...Roxette?   LOL   kidding.  It's fine. 
        Did you watch my video and read along to the lyrics I left you?

        1. Mark Knowles profile image58
          Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          lol Try it at your next party - you never know.

          Good energy. big_smile

          Yes I did watch - still don't like hip hop . Sorry.

      2. Shirley Anderson profile image84
        Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        I really like it.

        1. Mark Knowles profile image58
          Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          I might do a hub smile Unless DJ beats me to it.

          1. Shirley Anderson profile image84
            Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            Great!  I like it so much, I'm replaying it.  Thx for posting this link, Mark.

            1. Mark Knowles profile image58
              Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              A pleasure - He is under-rated outside France.

    2. Shirley Anderson profile image84
      Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      You mean Parisean French or French Canadian.

  9. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    NAH, my next Hub is called
    PULP FICTION vs. FORREST GUMP
    and it will be scalding with contempt.   

    Maybe I should do 5 songs to convince Whitey Hip-Hop isn't that bad?  ROFL

    1. Mark Knowles profile image58
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Pulp fiction is one of my all-time favorite films.

      Forrest Gump - Yuk.

      And that is Mr. Whitey to you. smile

      1. DJ Funktual profile image85
        DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Let's just say I look forward to your comments.

        1. Mark Knowles profile image58
          Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          I just shot Marvin in the face. smile

  10. Shirley Anderson profile image84
    Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago

    On my third listen, going to download the song if I can find it.

  11. Mark Knowles profile image58
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    If you can't - let me know, I will email it to you with some of his other good stuff. smile

  12. Shirley Anderson profile image84
    Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago

    I will, thanks again, Mark.

  13. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    Correctamundo !!!!      LMAO over here.

  14. Mark Knowles profile image58
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago
  15. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago
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    dabblingmumposted 8 years ago

    Congratulations!

  17. RFox profile image82
    RFoxposted 8 years ago

    Congrats DJ! We have good taste over here. Lol

    And I'm with Shirley...love the French guy.....great link Mark, thanks!!

    smile

  18. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    http://www.importshowoff.ca/wordpress/

    HERE IT IS YOU GUYS!!     HOLY SHEEET.      THIS IS COOL!

    freaking out.   Who do I call? 

    Okay gotta go hubbers.   Love ya and thanks for all the kind words.

  19. Maddie Ruud profile image83
    Maddie Ruudposted 8 years ago

    Jamie... so awesome.  Holla!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1. DJ Funktual profile image85
      DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Maddie.  Notice I shouted out Hubpages in there. 
      One day you will all be able to say you knew me when. xD   cha..

      To all you others who are silently saying "hey, congrats DJ", I hear you too.

 
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