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Re: “The World Loves B.o.B — Why Doesn’t Atlanta?

It's a simple answer: bob doesnt make ATL trap music in a post 2000 music world. When Burno Mars and Paramore are doing the heavy lifting of singing your hooks - the "hood" opinion of you will be not good.

If he kept making songs like Haters Everywhere I Go - he would be just as loved as TI, Jeezy, and the like.

Used to know his brother Jamal back in the day so it makes me an expert on this topic ;)

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Posted by The Best Mayne on 11/20/2014 at 6:43 PM

Re: “The World Loves B.o.B — Why Doesn’t Atlanta?

i seen bob a couple times. last christmas show i was sad because i was standing right in front of him trying to shake his hand and he did not want to...its not like i asked for a pic or anything. just wanted to show respect. At least the show was really good.

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Posted by diannajeter on 11/20/2014 at 3:42 PM

Re: “The World Loves B.o.B — Why Doesn’t Atlanta?

I don't think Makonnen "flaked"..he couldn't get into the venue because of security/crowd/etc. Kind of unfair to say he flaked, like he didn't give a F.

Posted by mike404 on 11/20/2014 at 1:53 PM

Re: “The World Loves B.o.B — Why Doesn’t Atlanta?

Hi, I'm B.O.B. Would you knock me out, please? Just hit me in the face.

Posted by nohyphens on 11/20/2014 at 12:21 PM

Re: “The World Loves B.o.B — Why Doesn’t Atlanta?

"If people saw you come up and knew you before you were cool, they're not always going to acknowledge that you're the man to people who didn't see it."

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but What About B.O.B. ?

Posted by nohyphens on 11/20/2014 at 12:21 PM

Re: “The World Loves B.o.B — Why Doesn’t Atlanta?

Nobody ever blows up at home, especially in the south. Atlanta and the surrounding areas are known for making people leave in order to be appreciated in all but a few cases. But it's like everything else, I guess. If people saw you come up and knew you before you were cool, they're not always going to acknowledge that you're the man to people who didn't see it. They'd rather go on and on about how they remember when you had to borrow money from them to eat, or how you used to have to stand on line at Club Kaya, etc., etc. Southern pride is sometimes more of a singular thing, because success in the south is usually much more humbled so that it'll appear to be as regular and slow-burning as everyone else. It's just part of the culture maybe. Not that this doesn't mean it sucks, but it is what it is, sorta like racism and all the other things that come with being from a place people consider "country."

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Posted by TheUnderwriter on 11/20/2014 at 11:18 AM

Re: “Milton Nascimento reveals beauty beyond words

I have never heard of this guy but maybe I want to :)

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Posted by nohyphens on 11/20/2014 at 10:52 AM

Re: “The World Loves B.o.B — Why Doesn’t Atlanta?

Playing his annual Christmas Eve show at Smith's Olde Bar; because regardless if Atlanta loves him, he loves Atlanta.

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Posted by ems217 on 11/20/2014 at 9:10 AM

Re: “Gilles finds groove being a ‘Righteous Ratchet’

Entertainment, real estate, and civil litigation attorney? Why would you even bother with the drama of making it big as a rapper. If I was him, I'd use my law degree and start a label and cash in while pushing music you enjoy.

Posted by The Best Mayne on 11/17/2014 at 8:30 PM

Re: “Ted Kennedys talk Dead Kennedys

Great story, the people complaining don't understand the DKs or the fact we lost the real group too soon to money bickering. By the way, the Ted Kennedy's played Halloween this year (2014) so a follow story is needed. The show was amazing.

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Posted by Metalhead on 11/17/2014 at 9:08 AM

Re: “Death in June: allure, speculation, and unease

Thanks for writing this

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Posted by Seth Pajak on 11/16/2014 at 7:56 AM

Re: “Death in June: allure, speculation, and unease

"The yapping dogs of this world rushing to the gate to bark at the stranger in strange dress walking by are too stupid to see or hear the real danger breaking in at the rear of their property," -- and yet again, Pearce intentionally obfuscates his message.

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Posted by Aldric on 11/15/2014 at 10:08 PM

Re: “Atlanta punk! A reunion for 688 and Metroplex

I must have seen 30 bands there including Jesus and Mary chain Susie and the banshees Iggy Pop REM pylon Guadalcanal diary the bongos suicide girlsEcho& the Bunnymen oh Ok to name a few. Can't remember any more

Posted by Mike Huff Jr. on 11/12/2014 at 7:35 PM

Re: “Chaka Khan releases Trayvon Martin video tribute before Atlanta show

Urmson's video is about as disturbing as the urchins trying to sell Trayvon Martin as a meek teenage Boy Scout.

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Posted by Reginald Van Gleason on 11/12/2014 at 10:15 AM

Re: “Tracklist: Fergie, Usher, Robert Wyatt, Belle & Sebastian, Buzzcocks, Sesame Street, Eminem, Azealia Banks, The Knife, Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre and more

Tracklist: Fergie, Usher, Robert Wyatt, Belle & Sebastian, Buzzcocks, Sesame Street, Eminem, Azealia Banks, The Knife, Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre and Carson Daly live on Total Request Live 2014

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Posted by nohyphens on 11/11/2014 at 5:28 PM

Re: “The Electric Sons lit up the Tabernacle

rad

Posted by TheDollarLlama on 11/11/2014 at 2:33 PM

Re: “The Electric Sons lit up the Tabernacle

On behalf of The Electric Sons, thank you for the kind words, Beca!
Look forward to seeing you all at the King of Pops Fest tomorrow!!!

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Posted by Christina T. Guerrero on 11/07/2014 at 2:01 PM

Re: “Scenes from Run the Jewels' blood-thirsty return

Thirded.

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Posted by Jared Hamby on 11/06/2014 at 10:53 PM

Re: “Scenes from Run the Jewels' blood-thirsty return

Seconded: show was absolutely crazy.

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Posted by zedsmith on 11/06/2014 at 5:41 PM

Re: “Dillon and Lobsterdamus put food to music at Aisle 5

Now that's how you do it! Great Music + Great Food = Great FUN! So wish we could be there to dine on food by DILLON and dance to beats by some funky musicians! No worries, DILLON aka: Lobsterdamus, soon enough the World be dining off your FULL PLATE! Keep Writing, Keep Cooking...the World is Your Oyster! Much LOVE!

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Posted by crem on 11/06/2014 at 5:36 PM

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