Emancipate yourself from mental slavery,
None but ourselves can free our mind.
Have no fear for atomic energy,
‘Cause none of them can stop the time.
How long shall dey kill our prophets,
While we stand aside and look?
Some say it’s just a part of it,
We’ve got to fulfill de book.
“I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.’”—Toni Morrison (via stainedglassgardens)
Yet another song I should not be so obsessed with.
I think what makes this such a favorite of mine is that not only is it funny, it actually has some seriousness to it. It’s pretty hilarious to me to write such a silky sounding song around the topic of wanting a girl to tell you “it’s yours” while you’re in bed together. It’s even more hilarious because I know some guys who really want this to be done. But it goes deeper than the dirty talk. Miguel doesn’t want to think about the fact that she’s obviously not just sleeping with him. She’s free to do what she pleases, and while he’s probably doing the same thing, he can’t help that there is a tinge of unneeded jealously that other guys are having her. So he wants her to lie to him, and act like she’s only giving it up for him.
Keep it one hundred babe. We both know, I’m not the only one. But when I’m there, you treat a nigga Real good, And that’s probably why I always come. So lie to me, lie to me, lie to me So sweet. Cause I don’t ever want to imagine All the other niggas like me. Ever had a chance, to get in your pants.
are interesting to me and I’m sure women are interesting in many regards. Communication is key in every relationship…platonic but most importantly romantic. The language of love…being able to say how you feel, being able to communicate those feelings…being able to show them. In the experience of a…