They really arent like that they are really cool ppl and they arent rude to women outside theyre songs. This is a song by K'naan called if rap gets jealou... Can rappers be authentic if they are not black? you know, i really can't stand it when people say "this is why feminists get a bad rep" or "we need to be less radical or others will stop listening". Kelsey Wallace replied on Thu, 07/09/2009 - 11:49am. 3OH!3 are a duo from Boulder, Colorado (i.e., area code 303), whose style of music includes humorous raps, indie electronic beats, and lots of youthful mischief. You know what my generation is? That's lazy, not spelling out "people" and using text messaging language. caffeineadddict replied on Mon, 07/06/2009 - 7:42pm. But you need to realize that the generation is not all like this, though many are. However, there are other "comedians" who take it way to far. So in one video, they're grossed out by being touched by a woman, and in the other they look very uncomfortable in a big pile of women. I used to like this song, but then I figured out what the lyrics said. I concur with you absolutely that 3oh3 are douchebags. But please stop labeling our generation this way, and making all of us look bad- some of us are genuinely good, motivated people, and WE DO NOT APPRECIATE BEING DEGRADED AND OPRESSED BY YOUR COMMENTS, because WE CANNOT CONTROL HOW OTHER TEENS ACT! Get award-winning feminist analysis straight to your inbox: Sign up for our Weekly Reader! Do get AHEAD a year in math, I am taking geometry over the summer. Anonymous replied on Wed, 07/08/2009 - 8:53am. Most of the time their lyrics are written by the same person who writes for Brittany Spears and the [rest of the pop garbage out there] like; they just go along with this bullshit, jump around on stage like fools and shout out the words the best they can. "I know this post makes me sound like a cranky old lady who can't get down with kids' music these days" Patrick from Belfast, United Kingdom To Martin .. You believed wrong! Hip hop is not something I think about when listening to them. I love how your age and personal taste in music seem, to you, to have to do with the fact that the lyrics are straight out sexist and offensive to the disabled. For every one song that claims to be “misogyny”, there are 100 “misandry” (hatred of men) type songs, and unlike the tongue-and-cheek nature of 3OH!3, most “misandry” type songs are mean spirited, and sometimes down-right violent. Last time the duo touched down for a show was for Warped Tour UK in 2012. Beyonce: Next Ex You seem to have somehow managed to fuse the two together just like so many other people who try to argue with feminists about things that are so obvious. i must be counting time wrong, cuz i've been waiting a month already. 3OH!3's 'Don't Trust Me' is about a violent rape, homicide, and necrophilia. It made so much fucking sense though! And with the rest of the songs in their illustrious catalog bearing titles like, “Punkb*tch,” “I’m Not Your Boyfriend Baby,” and “Holler Til You Pass Out” it doesn’t sound like the rest of the 3oh!3 catalog is any better or more female-friendly. Your genitals do not make you any more or less sexist than the next person. The added dig comes from the reaction they sometimes get from people such as the author of this blog, whom suffer from the same self-absorption that is found in the lifestyle they decry and that 3Oh!3 likes to subtly parody. Now, I wish I were so naive. Her daughter is 9. ), Kelsey Wallace replied on Mon, 07/06/2009 - 9:46pm. replied on Sun, 07/12/2009 - 2:30pm. are able to exist in the mainstream. ", "I'm sure when he said 'do the Helen Keller' he wanted you to overcome a huge disability, write a classic American novel and become am activist for women's right. BECAUSE IT'S JUST A SONG, NOT A PUBLIC ADDRESS OR SOMETHING! that's weak. It is comforting to know that the average music reviewer sees just how awful 3oh3 are. From what I can gather after a few listens, this song is sort of a hate anthem against an underage woman with a drug problem who may or may not want to sleep with the band. (Though some claim to enjoy these "funky beats," I cannot understand the appeal--and this is coming from a self-professed fan of technopop.) Wow. From wonderful urbandictionary.com: epic fail: The highest form of fail known to man. That's not exactly something to be proud of. Kids today feel entitled and are lazy. They are the biggest thing ever now and they are giving Colorado a HORRIBLE name and it's making all us respectable people want to blow our damn brains out! they're are so many worse bands out there, it's music. 'Play (dirty)' By David Banner Also i am a girl and i know this stuff is hurtful towards women but i checked them out and they arent really that way this stuff is just whats popular if you ppl havent noticed. 3OH!3 laver en blanding af hiphop og rock og har tidligere været på turné med Snoop Dogg, ligesom de i februar herhjemme kunne opleves som support for Katy Perry. You guys need to just calm down and give up this stupid complaining wont stop them from being popular and they deserve it they arent women haters and they only write that stuff because that is what all the popular ppl r doing like Jay-Z and Lil Wayne. By this line I was definitely disgusted while still holding out hope that maybe it was another Helen Keller they were referring too. It's so wrong on so many levels....ugh. So I was riding in the car yesterday, fiddling with the radio dial, when I was blindsided by a gigantic bag of douchiness, masquerading itself in radio EP form. At least thats against the grain a little. It actually portrays the guy as being the "ho" and he gets a bit of a slap in the face at the end. If racism does indeed exist in our health care system, what does that mean for these neighborhoods, and how do we move in a positive direction? If you haven't noticed, a lot of people just like the sound, they think it's catchy for some reason. Of course! Debuting in the late 2000s, they quickly graduated from being favorites on the local scene to the Billboard 200 with party-starting anthems from early albums Want (2008) and Streets of Gold (2010). Noel Ullery replied on Mon, 07/06/2009 - 3:28pm. Collaborations? Here is another one of their videos, entitled “Starstrukk” (Nice work on the intentional misspell, guys. It was so bad, we both thought it MUST be some kind of awful parody, à la The Lonely Island or something.. Follow her on Twitter if you like TV and pictures of dogs. Ashley Brittner replied on Tue, 07/07/2009 - 9:08pm, "Sean (who graduated top of his class from CU in the English department) and Nat (who graduated top of his class in Biology) would both probably acknowledge that their lyrics are far from the high level of discourse that most feminist would like for pop artists to strive for...they have found a way to connect with millions of people (men and women) around the world. draconismoi replied on Sun, 07/19/2009 - 6:23pm. Chances are you also noticed there blatantly obvious misogynic references that are apparent in just about every song they release. You ppl should look more into them before you judge them and listen to other ppl. The dynamic duo of Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte have taken 3OH!3 from the foothills of Boulder, CO to a household name – if we’re talking house parties. and honestly... you think 'douchebag' is a good thing to say about ANYONE? Furthermore, if you were to examine their whole catalog, you would note that most of their songs are spoken from an alternating points of view, or voices, that are not their own. Will Sean and Nat's next track be 'Don't Trust a Jew'? Krystle18 replied on Tue, 07/21/2009 - 9:14am. The stoners, the kids who shoot up their schools, Goth kids, kids who are generally fucked up in the head and on Prozac or Ritilin. 'CBC' By Hed (PE) Commentary like this is why feminists get such a bad rep. Oct 17, 2013 - Explore Lizzie Cyanide's board "3Oh!3", followed by 288 people on Pinterest. But in my opinion, it was taken out of context. You are defending POP MUSIC!!!! Chelsea replied on Thu, 07/23/2009 - 12:42pm. I've listened to a lot of their music and I don't understand how or why you think they're douchebags and misogynists. You hear it on the radio, you hear it at clubs, you hear it EVERYWHERE. Besides, none of that takes away from the reality that the song is mean spirited and hateful toward women. I'd suggest he take a course in remedial grammar ("magazine call bitch") and give up on trying to pass off expletives for dialogue. Anonymous replied on Thu, 09/24/2009 - 12:03pm. Out of 100 Senators, how many of them are women? it's a song. Anonymous replied on Tue, 07/07/2009 - 7:06am. The band is not to be taken seriously, it seems a lot of you are too dense to get that. 3OH!3 consists of Sean Foreman, born August 27, 1985, and Nathaniel Motte, born January 13, 1984, both of whom are natives of Boulder, Colorado. Ever heard of any publicity is good publicity? I mean come on give 3oh!3 the credit they wrote the song! Every other thing he says to me is "OMG, FML" (FML means "fuck my life", I had to look it up), I tell him he can say "fuck my life" to me when he's a month past due on his rent and he hasn't eaten anything besides mac & cheese and ramen for a year and he's sold everything he owns just to pay for that; then we'll talk about "fuck my life". I'm pretty sure I know "how to internet" (whatever the fuck that means). I suspect much of their fan base were also pre-apology fans of Don Imus. I'm 16. Comments Leave a Comment; Categories Discrimination/Racism, Health disparities, Health insurance, Public health; 3OH!3’s Don’t Trust Me song discriminates against women and disabled 14 Jul. I weep for people who condone this kind of music and behavior. It doesn't make my point any less valid. Yes, it's a regression and in an ideal world women wouldn't stand for it, and it would never have gotten played, but this isn't the ideal world, and there's worse music that has gotten played. Yes, many points you bring up are correct, and they are good points. Sean Foreman was born in Boulder, CO and attended Fairview High School. Thanks! Men DO just want to set women up in daisy dukes so that they can knock them down! i think you're just another feminist with her panties in a bunch. The more radical we become, the more our cause will be overlooked. And side note I loved that you really went outside the box on this with the hip hop posts. Trust me (person I think this is, possibly with the initials BH? I've even heard of kids suing their parents for disciplining them. Ex-WH lawyers: Contract Melania's aide signed 'bizarre' 'Home Improvement' actor arrested for assault Which is something that the feminist movement has had a hard time doing throughout the years. “LONELY MACHINES” ft 100 gets. It turned out to be everyone's favorite song, and the rest is history. Damaging material is always going to be out there, so let's not be a regime where we just try to hide, censor, stifle the problem (no matter how ridiculously crappy it is), and just work on trying to salvage the women of this younger generation to think for themselves, and have self-respect. 3OH!3 are Sean Foreman, a compact little guy with Hollywood teeth, and Nathaniel Motte, a tall skinny guy with horrible hair. I take it 90% of you are above the age of 30 and hate Eminem and everything like it also. When I am a senior, I will become the yearbook editor. 5 years ago | 3 views. It seems to me that a person who can't spell the word douche should probably refrain from calling the Editor an idiot. And I do agree, it's totally ridiculous how catered to kids are these days.

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