28 March 2011

Tulane Girls Sadden Fans!

Snoop kills it...


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This past Tuesday, Snoop Doggy Dogg graced Tulane with his presence in McAlister Auditorium. I'd seen Snoop once before, and while I usually try to avoid concerts of stars as large as Snoop, his show was worth making an exception for. The man knows how to entertain. He’s done music, TV, movies, commercials, and even a “Girls Gone Wild” DVD (which he signed my copy of!). Years of experience in the entertainment business have clearly paid off, as he was able to keep the crowd energy at a ten all night.

Snoop played a great mix of his tracks, both new and old. It’s amazing how many Snoop songs I know without realizing it. He's been around for so long and produced so many great tracks that his music has wormed its way into our collective unconsciousness. I found myself singing along to almost every track without even thinking about it, and so did most of the crowd. Mystikal made a surprise guest appearance and performed a couple of ditties including “Shake Ya Ass” with Snoop. Ace! I could go on forever about how great the show was, but that's not the point of this article. Something happened at the show that put a massive damper on my evening. I can’t stop thinking about it and I have to get it out somehow.

After an incredible display of booty shaking by one lucky fan, Snoop began playing “Sensual Seduction” and a pack of about thirty Tulane girls joined him onstage. They lined up towards the back, in front of the band, and began to… move their knees. What in the world?!!?!?!?!?

Call me crazy, but if you are invited on stage with Snoop Dogg, DANCE!!! I’m talking drop it like it’s hot. Hotter than hot. Hands on the ground, butts in the air. Hump the floor. Whatever, just do SOMETHING rather than act like it’s a Tuesday night at the dumb Boot. Some girls didn’t even move at all until one of Snoop’s boys told them to dance. I could not believe my eyes. It was so pathetic.

I want to extend my apologies to all Tulane girls. I have been a semi-fan of you all for years now, but after last night, I am saddened. All your reputations were tarnished Tuesday evening whether you could help it or not. This is a day that will live in infamy.

I leave you all with one piece of advice. College is about loving oneself and being comfortable to really show the world who you are. Grab life by the balls. If you are given an opportunity like dancing for Snoop, embrace it to the fullest. Drop the insecurities. No one cares, and no wants to be a part of them. Confidence in everything you do will get you ahead in life. Until next time…. SnnnnOooooOOOOOOooOOoOooPPP!!.

*Note: This article was also published in the Tulane Hullabaloo. Check it out here!


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Snoop Dogg's 11th (!) studio album Doggumentary will be released on March 29. Check out one of the tracks from the awesomely-titled LP below:




Always dancing,
Aaron

XXX

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Snoop dogg is a misogynist and Mystical is a sex offender,glad those girls didn't ''dance''.Who gives a shit if they saddened you,whats sad is that white people still listen to fetishized gangsta rap.

Anonymous said...

This article surprised me because art/official is usually so progressive and innovative. The views expressed in this piece are outmoded, shortsighted and misogynistic. It reflects poorly on the site.

Anonymous said...

I highly disagree. I feel Aaron has taken a strong progressive stance on his issue. He is simply coming from a post-modern, third wave feminist stand point. Woman empowering themselves through sexuality is very 2011. Get with it..