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  1. Big Willie

    It's the end of 2018...no new album yet

    Nail on the head. His career buzz wasn’t even highest in the 90s. FPOBA has been appreciated more since it wrapped, 96 is where his career took off. Then he had a flawless, bankable period through 2000-2008, where if his name was attached to a project it went ballistic.
  2. Big Willie

    It's the end of 2018...no new album yet

    That ‘Bucket List Crap’ was a man who’s dedicated his life to entertain US and YOU, loosening his reigns to do something for HIM. You can’t be mad at that.
  3. Big Willie

    It's the end of 2018...no new album yet

    You’ve gotta move with the times Ted. Everything evolves to cater to a current audiences preferences. It’s not ignorance, it’s just not what they like or have even heard. If anything the older heads who don’t even attempt to listen to new school stuff before branding it trash, are the ignorant ones.
  4. Big Willie

    It's the end of 2018...no new album yet

    In the last 4 years he’s done the Fiesta Remix, the Suicide Squad song, a mini tour where he released a new single (Get Lit), Freak Accident video online, been part of the 2018 World Cup song (which meant WC performances), a new freestyle online, another song with Marc Anthony (Esta RICO), featured on the Icon Remix (which resulted in Coachella performance and performing with Jaden on J-Coles tour), a feature on Logics album, the Aladdin music, one of which was new material, all while in the 4 year period, filming and (come January) releasing 7 movies (Suicide Squad, Collateral Beauty, Bright, Aladdin, Gemini Man, Spies In Disguise and BB3). All while running two production companies, a foundation and filming his Bucket List show, plus, having a family who also have careers. And, I’m sure I missed some stuff too.
  5. Apart from Junior resembling the Fresh Prince, this film couldn’t be more modern lol
  6. Saw this on Saturday, yet another Will Smith movie the critics can but the public love. I’m beginning to think there’s so kind of vendetta on him as an actor, or merely the critics are so far detached from what the audience actually wants is scary. A strong 7-8 out of 10.
  7. But if I swiftly tailor what the composition needs I could ‘Shake it Off’ and ‘Breathe’ back to my ‘Wildest Dreams’ And spark up the ‘Love Story’ of me and the rap game Remove the ‘Bad Blood’ and fill my name in the ‘Blank Space’ Coz fellas ‘You Need To Calm Down’ so we can ‘Begin Again’ Yeah ‘Everything Has Changed’ but no one is ‘Innocent’ ‘It This Was A Movie’ ‘Our Song’ would be ‘End Game’ Coz ‘The Outside’ is ‘Treacherous’ even on ‘The Best Day’ But we can let the ‘Sparks Fly’ and generate the ‘Starlight’ And force the new age ‘Eyes Open’ now for ‘The Last Time’ So you can ‘Call it What You Want’ but now it’s time to ‘Change’ I feel the ‘Red’ mist so its ‘Speak Now’ or go insane I’m ‘Crazier’ than you think and I’m ‘Fearless’ as reported I’ll walk hip hops ‘Holy Ground’ and leave the **** ‘Haunted’ I googled the song titles, honest
  8. Big Willie

    'Aladdin' - Will as Genie

    Think that’s possible? It’d be a Cuba Gooding in Jerry Maguire type moment if he got a nod. Not your usual nomination.
  9. Big Willie

    'Aladdin' - Will as Genie

    94% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes too. This and Bright are proof of how critics are extremely detached from what the consumer actually wants from the film industry and Hollywood. Wills career is beginning to thrive again. He has the calibre to win an Oscar, but his forte is in the action, sci-fi, comedic roles. Im glad to see him returning to those genres. Spies in Disguise looks like it’s gonna be a fun one for the family and Gemini Man looks dope as anything we’ve seen him do. Then of course Bad Boys for Life. It’s a very good time to be a Will Smith fan right now.
  10. Big Willie

    'Aladdin' - Will as Genie

    Watched it today with the family. They all loved it and Wills performance is one of his best. It’s soaring at the box office, it’s imdb rating is rising daily and audiences are raving about it. I’d say it’s Wills first hit movie for both sales, content and reviews, since I Am Legend. With 2 more movies coming this year, one being animated and the other a sci-fi thriller, and potentially new music, it’s feeling like 2004-05 again.
  11. Authentically speaking I’m a product of a prophecy Ironically it often seems the devil has embodied me Increasingly I feel my inner being separate itself And morph into a catalyst that’s playing with my mental health A stealth mode cerebellum has my cranium detached From the muscles and the organs that are keeping me intact My confidence has my vocal chord feeling like it’s slashed So now I don’t even possess the nerve to talk back That’s why I abuse rap, with my neglectful behaviours Like a punishment to my own creative nature It was my saviour, now I’m rebelling against advice That dragged me from the abyss I was descending in life I was a pupil to a vision, I was staring at defeat ’Til I made the lid flip then I lashed (eyelash) out on a beat The discreet became a pastime I forgot how to perceive My rhyme book became a bible of where I laid belief So I can rise from the dead, sail flood and part seas And it’s all stems from music, given strength to achieve
  12. I worked through these on YouTube yesterday and while happy he’s released new music, and never knew he has those kinda vocals at his disposal, was a bit like, because it wasn’t new content and just a rework/cover type deal, didn’t feel overly fresh. Then I heard the End Title track and yeah, that ish is dooooope. His flow was silkier than ever IMO. Loving the tone and voice changes too.
  13. Damn Ted, you’ve been the most actively disappointed in Will not making music, then when he does, because it’s not quite the flavour you want, it’s an issue too calm down dude, it’s not that serious. This track is dope. Logics new age but with an old school twist and not a mumble rapper and Wills flow and content is somehow nostalgically fresh. Can’t hate on this in the slightest.
  14. Are we entering another Golden Era in Wills career, ala 2001-2008? He’s churning out projects with no real care for Oscars and music is flowing. 2019 alone will see Aladdin, Spies In Disguise, Gemini Man and Bad Boys 3 start filming, along with the second season of Cobra Kai, and thats all outside of music. It’s a great time to be a fan right now!
  15. It’s like I’ve heard you quote 1000 times about people hating on Will... ’ain’t got nothin nice to say, don’t say nothin’ Your own personal demographic on what is good music isn’t the definition or the rule. Im not a fan of Queen or Elvis, but I just don’t listen or comment on them. Same as I’m an Em fan but I rarely listen to anything post Eminem Show, aside from a handful of tracks and Recovery. I know how classic He’s the DJ is but I’d rather listen to Code Red, never seen a Star Wars film in my life, but love Fast and Furious. Never seen the Godfather, loved Lawless. Classics are defined by a large demographic regarding that specific thing highly. The minorities opinion doesn’t tarnish somethings classic status.
  16. I’ve never got this whole drama between what music was and now is. You like what you like and don’t listen to what you don’t like. Majority rules.... Brexit, Trump etc. If the majority ain’t interested in a new LL or Nas album, why would it be promoted mainstream? Is it a shame your favourite artists don’t get the air time you’d like? Sure.. for YOU! You pigeonhole a lot of albums, artists and songs etc based on your own tastes and what era you like most and almost don’t wanna even entertain that someone post 2000 could be as skilled. I challenge anyone of your favourite rappers to be able to produce the same kind of wordplay, imagery, flow and delivery that Eminem has his whole career, while also adapting to the change in audiences preferences and staying current.
  17. It’s terrible However, it’s current and new music which leads to different avenues so
  18. MMLP was a masterpiece. Em is a beast. They’re my 2 favourite rappers and couldn’t be more different. Contrast is key.
  19. Will just **** on the rap game and said ‘thanks for looking after hip hop, you did terribly, I’ll take it back now’
  20. Big Willie

    Movement on Bad Boys III

    I thought Suicide Squad 2 started filming in July after Gemini Man. Busy man lol
  21. Big Willie

    'Bright'

    The rushed feeling was the only reason I didn’t rate it 10/10. I think it would have been better suited as a series so the storyline could be developed and explained in more detail.
  22. Big Willie

    'Bright'

    Audience score is now at 91%. **** critics.
  23. Big Willie

    'Bright'

    Watched it last night, thought it was brilliant. Wills best on screen chemistry since Tommy Lee Jones and a lot of hidden messages that can pertain to our lives now. I truly believe there’s a huge approach at this movie being about racism and prejudice. Is it Oscar worthy? No. Was it meant to be? Absolutely not. 8.5/10
  24. Big Willie

    'Bright'

    A lot of great, successful actors go into that stigma though. Morgan Freeman and Sam Jackson to be exact. Will is 50 nearly, he’s not aiming at the under 25s anymore, he’s aiming to be a better actor, which he is. You’ve gotta remember Will had some blockbusters on some pretty bad films, WWW, Hancock etc. He made bad movies while being successful in the box office, it’s just his roles aren’t blockbuster worthy. Netflix won’t give a damn about the critics if the public like and watch it, which seems to be the case.
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