Friday, February 27, 2009

The difference between being talented & being a genius.

Every now and then when I'm on the road somebody will say something to me like, "such-and-such indie rapper or producer is a genius!".

Then my face scrunches up.

And they say "what, you dont think so-and-so is talented?"

And i say "yes, they're talented, but if I can't say their name in the same sentence as Stevie Wonder then the word Genius shouldn't be used fam."

The above clip is Stevie Wonder on the Talkbox--not to ever, ever, ever, in your entire life, be confused with Auto-tune. There is a reason why there are very few people who are Amazing at Talk-Box, and so many people who are using autotune.

Here's another one for good measure:

And one more just to let you know what time it is:

That's genius. Leave me alone with that other shit fam.

1 comment:

  1. Hmmm...yeah you are right...I'll fess up and admit it...I've been known to throw that word around a few times ...but still you are correct, most these artists/rappers/producers is talented but only few are geniuses.

    T-Pain would even know what to do with a talkbox.