Fully tattooed up…with braids! Meet the new rapper Tom McDonald heading currently ranking #2 and #3 on the itunes charts of today right under Cardi B’s latest song ‘UP’ ranking #1.
Thomas MacDonald, known professionally as Tom MacDonald, is an independent Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, YouTuber, social media personality, and former independent professional wrestler. But is he also a racist?
The Great Divide
Ironically his ranking shows the great divide as Cardi B is a targetted name in his song ‘Fake Woke’ which was released last week and is ranking #2. http://Click here to Watch Cardi B’s Up.
But why a great divide? On one side you have Cardi B’s ‘UP’ ranking #1 with lesbian incentives and half naked women and jibberish lyrics. And right below you have a content indepth song discriminating Cardi B for her influence on little girls.
Is This Black Vs White?
To the very faint mind, it might seem like a great divide between black and white, to the casual mind, it might seem as a divide between left (America’s democrat views) and right (America’s conservative views).
But when one takes a closer listen to Tom McDonald’s song ‘Fake Woke’ it seems the divide is between the day-to-day citizen verses the pop culture that has been manufactured and force-fed to people. Here the song below.
American Pop Culture On Steriods
In today’s world, pop culture seems like the food in which the cook learnt what people like but ended up adding a bit too much of the ingredients to the point the people don’t like it but the cook is forcing them to eat.
Who Is Complaining About The System Now?
Tom McDonald, like most socially or politically charged rappers, targets ‘The System’. The system of which once upon a time black people around the world fiercely clashed with and rapped against.
Yes, that would be the same ‘The System’ many American conservatives once claimed was an excuse for the African Americans to embrace their limitations. That ‘The System’ is now actually a common enemy and cares not about race.
In the wake of cancel culture, the recent protest at America’s Capitol Hill, the Donald Trump controversy and more, the average European, or white American to be precise, are now learning that they to can be victims of ‘The System’ against their own interest.
Tom McDonald Takes A Stand
Unlike most white rappers, Tom McDonald is not scared to touch on racial issues, and very unapologetic about his ‘Whiteness’.
In his song ‘Fake Woke’ the rapper took to the mic to state ‘Black Lives Matter was the stupidest name, when the system is screwing everyone the same’. His upfront expression has many labelling him as a racist.
However, there is no telling if that many are coming from the African Americans as a community or if it is a shield of the mainstream cancel culture by ‘The System’ to cancel him. All of which are issues addressed in his new song ‘Cancelled’.
Black Celebrities Fear Cancel Culture
During Trump’s era, we saw 50 Cent’s compliment Trump on his tax returns, and then he withdrew his statements.
We saw Ice Cube raise concerns about his ‘Contract With Black America’, commend the Trump team for their swift reply, and although he didn’t shy away from his intent he caved to the pressure to deny interest in supporting Trump.
We saw Steve Harvey make efforts to talk to and plan with Trump and then he withdrew from it as he was attacked.
Snoop Compliments Trump
We saw Trump Pardon a colleague of Snoop Dogg after which Snoop Dogg complimented Trump’s term in office, however releasing a video where he had a gun to the former American president’s head.
We saw Keris Hilson denounce Michelle Obama’s call to censor Trump, and having to explain herself by stating she hates Trump.
Tom McDonald Couldn’t Get Cancelled
Lil Wayne, Kanye West and Lil Pump (not sure what he is) are the only rappers that stood by their support despite cancel culture.
All these actions indicate that much of the Black Americans feared the ‘Cancel Culture’. And with that in mind, it quite pitiful that the epitome of the political braveness of today’s world is coming from…..a white rapper…..from Canada.
Unlike most of the Above, Tom is not signed to record labels but working through independent channels and it will be difficult for him to be cancelled hence his ability to be outspoken.
All in all, music-wise…Not excited about the rock, pop, hip hop blend. However, his lyrics do pack a punch and come at interesting times.
But in real analysis, from what has been heard so far (not including what history may pop up, or what he might do in the future) it is safe to say this rapper may be outspoken, but definitely not a racist.
And now might be a good time for anti-‘The System’ rappers (and non-rappers) of all colours to find common grounds and work together for their common social goals.
And if the hip hop rock works for you. Enjoy his new song below, cancelled!
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Volta Fashion Week, Awards and Honors will be happening this year from 10th-12th February at the serene Holy Trinity Spa and Hotel in the Volta region Of Ghana. Having an array of spectacular designers from both Ghana and other parts of Africa showcasing. This year’s event is fused with a special massage package for VIP guests. Ticket cost ranges from 50 cedis for students, 100 cedis single, 150 cedis double, 1000 cedis VIP and 1500 cedis for VVIP.
The International Fashion Festival in Togo (FIMO 228) has established itself for nine years now as a benchmark fashion event that promotes the talents of designers from all over the world. Like every fashion event, FIMO 228 reflects the art in fashion and all the cultures of the countries represented by the designers present. Presently on the FIMO 228, creators, models, photographers, journalists, national and international media. But it does not stop there. Each year, FIMO228 is part of a logic of commitment to solving the problems of our society. Thus, the 10th edition of FIMO 228 has the social theme “Fashion is committed to protecting the environment” and the artistic theme “Féérie”. Now the dice for the 10th has been rolled;
All-African Leather Fair (AALF): the trade show organizing by The Ethiopian Leather Industries Association
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African companies and organizations are expected to constitute the largest attendance. The Fair is a
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with the show Panel discussion, Fashion show, Fashion Zone, Leather Talent show.
Due to the Global market situation and the pandemic impact the leather sector in Ethiopia and Africa at
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Considering these AALF2023 will Have new components fashion show will be including some Africa
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