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I Hate R&B!!!

  1. fierycj profile image75
    fierycjposted 8 years ago

    Its the phoniest genre of music ever! And the worst part about the music is - everybody is always in love or falling out of love with someone. Its always about some hot chick or some hot dude, geez! And all the singers are so phony, gawd, see them pose for the camera, pouting their stupid lipstick mouths at ya every damn time, like hey I'm hot, fall down and kill yourself. Gawd, doesn't that stuff make you just wanna puke your guts out. Pls I know most people enjoy it, but if there's at least one person in the damn forums who shares my sentiments about this, I guarantee, I'll hold you in the highest esteem. Really. The guy who invented the stuff should be horse-whipped....at least!

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
      Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Tell us how you really feel Cj lol
      I hear ya though , is very commercial !!,maybe cos of the bass, boom ,boom, as there car rocks down the street

      Some actually have ok voices but then the sleeze just ruins it (for me)

    2. profile image0
      Poppa Bluesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well, you must be talking about today's R & B... in that case I'd have to agree... but the roots of R & B go back to the early Motown recordings guys like Bobby "Blue" Bland, and Otis Redding...now THAT was music!

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
        Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Otis yesssss smile

    3. Lady_E profile image73
      Lady_Eposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I like different types of music including RnB. Soul's my favourite. I'm sure there's a RnB song you must have liked at one point. It ain't all mushy.

      What music tickles your fancy, if you don't like RnB? smile

      1. fierycj profile image75
        fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        First and foremost, Rock, then Techno, then Celtic, then Ska, then Naija, then Pop, then Classical music, then Hip hop - real hip hop, none of that Lil Wayne stuff either, then some Jazz, and Soul like Erykah Badu, Desree, and Jill Scott.

        1. fierycj profile image75
          fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          The only R & B singers I can listen to without feeling nauseated are Alicia Keys, Mary J Blige, Lauryn Hill and a few others.

          1. Lady_E profile image73
            Lady_Eposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Gotcha! So you do have some exceptions in RnB. Nice taste in Music but me and you couldn't go clubbing if it was Rock and Techno. Hip hop - Yes, we're talking and Naija - my goodness those girls know how to drop it like its hot. Lol.

            1. fierycj profile image75
              fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Baby I wanna slow dance with you. Hold you and all that Marvin Gaye stuff.

              1. Lady_E profile image73
                Lady_Eposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Lol.

    4. Davinagirl3 profile image58
      Davinagirl3posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You're talking about the recent stuff.  Anita Baker is good.  I am not into most of it, but I love Anita Baker.

      1. fierycj profile image75
        fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah yeah, that lady had it going on back in the day. And her hair-do and all, used to drive women nuts! Hey, i'm talking about the new people...strictly phonies.

      2. Lady_E profile image73
        Lady_Eposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah, I remember her. "Sweet Love" is now ringing in my ears.

        1. fierycj profile image75
          fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          we can slow dance to that, Elena. Can I get a kiss?

          1. dohn121 profile image82
            dohn121posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Hahaha, fiery!  Ya old smoothie!

    5. Drew Breezzy profile image69
      Drew Breezzyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I like your thinking Fiery!

      1. fierycj profile image75
        fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks man. Just being real.

  2. profile image0
    dennisemattposted 8 years ago

    give examples of an artist or song please....I am not sure what classifies as R&B....I do hate music made soley to make money

    1. fierycj profile image75
      fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh gawd, there's so many of them. But the popular ones - like Beyonce, Usher, Chris Brown, Neyo, etc. The phoniest species of people on the planet. No friggin' kidding!

      1. profile image0
        dennisemattposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        OK. Thats what I thought you meant. here, we call it hip hop, R&B usally means like, Barry White.
        I like the beat to some of those songs, the lyrics are horrid and most of it is sampled so its not even origional.

        1. fierycj profile image75
          fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Barry White is just blues. I'm not too hot about blues either. But if I had to pick - i would go with blues any day!

    2. fierycj profile image75
      fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh gawd, there's so many of them. But the popular ones - like Beyonce, Usher, Chris Brown, Neyo, etc. The phoniest species of people on the planet. No friggin' kidding!

  3. Pearldiver profile image80
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    big_smile R & B was originally started in Bumble Town - NZ.

    Horse Whipping was part of the original act & the lipstick actually looked cool on the faces of the Lumberjacks!!! big_smile

  4. Eaglekiwi profile image80
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    Rythmn and Blues is what R&B originally was .

    Alicia
    Mary.j  smile
    B.B King




    B&B Bumble Blues or Bed & Breakfast

    1. fierycj profile image75
      fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Alicia Keys is one of the few exceptions to the rule. Lauryn Hill and Mary J Blige, too. There're others. You getting my drift now about the other phonies.

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
        Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Hey Cj , Did ya hear about new Peter Jackson movie due to be released called "District 9" ?  (it will be set in S.Africa)
        http://screenrant.com/info-on-peter-jac … ross-6484/

        1. fierycj profile image75
          fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Yeah, I heard of it. Its supposed to be like an alien documentary of some sort. But I dont think Peter Jackson is directing though. The guy is overbooked.

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
            Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            0k , Hes producing it  smile

  5. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    To me, the only good R&B is classic Motown from the 60s smile

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
      Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh yes UW ,now they were dedicated to soul,rythm,melody& sound
      now the bubblegumers dont even play instruments ,its like kareoke with keyboards.

  6. fierycj profile image75
    fierycjposted 8 years ago

    Hey people, I should specify, MODERN R & B. - the phoniest pile of crap ever to come out of music! No kidding!

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
      Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Agree!!
      Its all for the quick buck, commercialism.

    2. profile image0
      Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      REAL R&B is some of the best music ever -

      Think Stevie Ray Vaughan, BB King, Albert King, Howlin Wolf, Buddy Guy, Etta James - I could go on forever.

      But yeah, the new stuff ain't so great

      1. viryabo profile image86
        viryaboposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I loved B B King. In my days. However im more of a jazz freak.

        1. fierycj profile image75
          fierycjposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          In your day? How old are ya?

  7. Colebabie profile image58
    Colebabieposted 8 years ago

    On billboard, R&B/Hip Hop are one category. Going through the list you can tell which ones are which. Most of the new stuff is "show music" the music that may have a good beat and gets play in clubs and remixed, but the lyrics don't mean very much. Its girls and guys sayin "that's my jam!" and dancing music, not contemplate life "this is so amazing" music. I do like Mary, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, etc. But not so much "superman that hoe!" Catchy song and the dance is funny, but you won't catch me listening to it on my ipod.

  8. Bard of Ely profile image88
    Bard of Elyposted 8 years ago

    I can remember when Rock´n´Roll artists like Chuck Berry were classed as R&B and the music then was nothing like the stuff that is called R&B now.

    I have a friend on this island who wants to produce and record an album of my songs but he said they all have to be in the R&B style! I said well, we have a problem then because I don't have any! lol

 
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