which could lead to the next big thing:
yes, i know, "horror rap" failed in the early 90's even though it had backing by such labels as Death Row. but really, rappers dressed as ghosts of dead rappers is pretty cheesy. then again, clown rap and clown metal did catch on (Insane Clown Posse, Korn, the guitarist from Limp Bizkit, blah blah blah barf).
on the other hand, pirate rap does make sense. seriously, pirates are the original gangsta's, all cruisin' around the oceans with bandanas tied around their heads, jackin' chumps of their booty and gettin' down with tha hos.
pirates, the real OG, yo.
included below is a list of a few terms and their equivalents.
"hey!" / "yo!" / "ahoy!"
guns / gats / cannons
women / ho's / wenches
jewelry / bling bling / treasure
money / kizzash / pieces of eight
cars / rides / boats
friend / homey / matey
friends / posse / crew
enemy / bitch / scurvy dog
drive by shooting / drive by / broadside
"no" / "uh-uh" / "blarrrgh!"
booty / booty / booty
it could be only a matter of time before you start seeing wood panelled Mercedes SUVs with ship's wheels and thugs wearing gold chains with big gold sextants and compasses.
get in on it first before Vice magazine covers it and you see eye patches and pirate pants on the streets of Williamsburg and all the other hipster-hoods.
Current Mood: yo ho ho and a bottle of rum
Current Music: 13 men on a dead man's chest