I’m Tryin to Get that Oprah

Caught this Swizz Beatz track in the inbox so I’ll pass it on. Swizz Beatz drops some beats on top of Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida” and talks about tryin to get his Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods. You know…that Oprah.

Swizz Beatz feat. Coldplay — That Oprah

Then it reminded me of this other track that I had of Swizz Beatz and Coldplay from a while back so I said fuck it [we’ll do it live].

Swizz Beatz feat. Coldplay — Part of the Plan

THEN, that Oprah track (never thought I’d say that) reminded me of this Chris Rock skit about being rich vs being wealthy.

Hip-hop: Wealth vs Rich.

Roofus up there brings up some good points. In terms of hip-hop, there are some wasteful-ass dudes. Look at broke-ass Scott Storch. And he used to use this as his Christmas cards:

And dude is white, so in hip-hop, is the problem minorities don’t know how to manage money or is it the nature of the beast? Side question: can a minority become wealthy without being labeled a sell-out (whiter)?


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