“People Like You VP Mix” … Prod by Strat Carter

So folks, following on from my previous post, which I know def’ ROCKED A few jaws … !!!!

Well, lyrically, this piece has always had similar powers, but with this sweet groove, provided by Strat Carter, it had to get on Virges’ World 2 !!!!!

It’s actually the Rough Cut Mix, but it’s a good’un,

Smooth and Venomous …..

So NICE, I had to post it twice ….

Run it Yes …
and take the ride … !!!

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” Cooler ” … A Poem written & performed by Big Virge

So guys what a hot few weeks it’s been eh ?

Wildfires, heatwaves, the world cup, and a variety of hot topics continually arising, that should be causing, at least the odd raised eyebrow, in terms of what is being revealed, or NOT, as the case may be.

So, this month’s little ditty will cover a few things, from last years Grenfell Fire, and the reaction to it, to the continual revelations of Hollywood abuses, and the reactions to them, that continue to heat up, as more and more female stars release information that will have a lot of producers and big movers, loosening their collars, due to the heat of allegations surfacing, and, resurfacing, from the past. Kathleen Turner being the latest to have certain people, looking over their shoulders, right about now.

As per usual, the Donald Trump show continues to simmer, until he gets his nose out of joint, over say, Lebron James, or NFL Players continuing to kneel, or, refusing to stand for the American Anthem before games. The issues of trade, and of course, his rather high profile meetings of recent, which should apparently, be cooling down tempers and the need for nuclear arms.

The Catholic Church, seemingly, abusing children just about everywhere they’ve been, with quite the level of protection, from members of their church to police not taking matters seriously, upon notification of child abuses, that have also been kept under the radar at some schools for decades, coming to light.

It’s definitely been a hot summer, but, not just due to the weather.

Even Tiger Woods has found his golf clubs hotting up, as he gets very close to returning to the major winners circle, at the PGA in St Louis.

The Zimbabwe election situation has caused tempers to hot up due to disputes over the legality of President Emmerson Mnangagwas’ election win. South African land appropriation, and a number of other issues in the African Continent.

The Ben Stokes case is hotting up, as did his temper clearly, as the story seems to keep changing regarding his position in the argument that led to him, as he claims, protecting a couple of gay guys from facing abuse …..

Hmmmm, something doesn’t quite add up about that whole scenario, much like the issue of race, as another white nationalist rally is heading to Washington, whilst racist graffiti has been sprayed on a house in Rochdale, where a black family were excited about moving in, so, that debate is still hot for those who aren’t part of the fraternity of famous black folks, who are now not so keen to raise the issue because of the green in their pockets, that has them feeling comfortable.

Well, as this poem suggests, we all could do with a cooling down, or maybe an exhibition of more coolness, when some of these issues confront us.

It’s been a hot summer for sure, but, unlike rain, some of these other hot issues may require some other cures.

Anyway, take a listen and enjoy, and stay cool folks !!!

Bless Up

Virge

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” What Does It REALLY, Mean To You … ?!? ” Written & Performed by Big Virge

So, what does one write about in this world currently eh people ???

Well of course, the political realm has an abundance of disturbing movements, that have quite a few people getting, well …..

…. as irate as people get these days, in some online petition, or in some public display of disrespect, for those who are supposedly, representing their best interests.

Not so much huh folks …..

Donald continues to wage war with himself presumably, which then funnels it’s way down to his minions, and they in turn are turning against the very man who, when they were being paid by and kept in his fold, didn’t seem to have a negative word to say about their President …..

Hmmm, let me move on …………

So of course, here in Bim’, people are awaiting the election that many seem to hope, will remove Good old Freundel, for what, sorry, who … ???

…. who knows …. ???

…. but the corruption discussion never seems to be too far away from Bajan Lips, which leads me those, sinking ships ….

or boats, like The Windrush ….

Uh Hmmm …. Excuse me ….

EMPIRE Windrush’ … !!!!!

…. whose occupants on that famed day of June 22nd, 1948, seem to have been treated as, hmmm, how does the saying go, ” less than being human “, by the Home Office, under Theresa May’s guidance !!!

Now this evening, I heard some interesting rhetoric, via The Beeb’, that showed how mistakes were made, even in the accusations being levelled.

Ol’ JC …. Mr. Corbyn, for those who don’t know, attacked The Prime Minister for being involved in the decision to basically discard the papers of those who needed them, to verify their legitimacy of becoming a fully fledged, British Citizen !!!!

SHOCK HORROR !!!!

The British treating black people like the dirt of the shoes, that they’ve been wearing, as they tread through shit ….. !!!!!

Never …. ???

” No Blacks, No Irish, No Dogs “, signs ….

…. being just one of the things these same migrants, (plus a few stowaways) from the Caribbean, had to face, upon arriving in the, let’s not forget, ” Motherland “, that was to show appreciation for Caribbean Peoples’ loyalty to Her Majesty, etcetera etcetera …

Blah Blah Blah ….

So now people are getting on poor ol’ Theresas’, Bruk’ Down back, give the woman a break, because the apparent truth is that the decision to do this heinous thing, was actually taken under the Labour Government that preceded the Tories …. ???

Huh .. rewind … !!!!!

The Labour, Leftist, Socialist, equality for all, supporters, would sanction such an act ???

NEVER …. !?!

Could this possibly mean that an actual change of national leadership ….

DOESN’T … actually represent change …. ?!?

I hate to say it, but didn’t Donald say something similar in regards to Hilary getting into power …..

One thing people have to admit is that President Trump, has certainly done things differently, even to The Bushes, who lost one of theirs this month.

Well, we live, we die, it is what it is, but I was thinking she deserves some thanks for giving us Jeb and GW, I mean hey, at least she didn’t give us Donald eh ???

It’s just madness, plain and simple, but at the end of this, there are people who have lost jobs, people who are being denied health care in their old age, people being separated from their families, the threat of deportation for others, which has of course, resulted in an apology coming from the beleaguered PM, to Caribbean Leaders.

One of whom being, Jamaica PM, Andrew Holness, who basically, immediately accepted her apology on behalf of Jamaica, saying that he believes, ” The Right Thing is being done at this time ! “.

The less said about that response, the better for me I guess, but it’s all good again, now the mistake … I Repeat …. MISTAKE ….. has been acknowledged, and will be rectified.

I mean, how do you do that though, really ???

Well, i’ll leave you to ponder that …..

Finally, leading to the piece attached to this post, Cuba has finally removed the Castro name from it’s offices of power, well, pushed it to the side, whilst new leader, Miguel Diaz Canel takes charge.

So, what does this mean for Cuba, and in particular it’s US Relations, well, it’s clear that the tight strings that were in place, have already been loosened somewhat by Raul, his predecessor.

However, President Trump is hardly likely to build on what B.O. O’Boomer, started, but who knows ?

He seems very changeable currently, from North Korea to Russia, but the Russia / Syria madness, has brought the old Trumpster’, out to play, along with Theresa May, The French, and anyone else who cares to wage war on Mr. Putin, President Assad, and chemical warfare that has been killing volumes in Syria ….

So ….

Who gave the initial order to use these weapons ?

Are there even, chemical weapons in Syria ? (Humour Me …)

Did The Syrians engineer them ?

Did Russia ?

Should anyone else interfere … ???
… and therein lies the BIG QUESTION ???

This seems to be a civil war, and a revolt against Assad, who seems have to earned the ire of The Brits, which in turn, leads to Trump etcetera etcetera, you get where it’s going ….

Well if you don’t, don’t worry, I think most people who, at least have, a sense of the woes of the world, have just about had their fill of it, and are just focussing on their lives and their loved ones.

Fair enough ….

However, turning a blind eye to these things is unwise in my opinion, because, small as they may be for most, revolutions of all kinds are occurring, just look at Starbucks and Applebies, for ridiculous examples …..

Hardly the type of revolution, that I think the world needs, but hey, it’s a start, so as I finish this post, i’ll leave with this question, as you click play and take a listen ….. think on this ……

In a world so CLEARLY, Corrupted and filled with injustices …..
If you had to start one …..

What Does It REALLY, mean to you ?

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” I’m Used To Them Now ” …. Prod by Strat Carter

Yes Yes Folks …… !!!!!

Well, the apparent beginning of another year is upon us, in fact, in certain parts of the world, it’s already 2018 …. !!!

Well, here in Bim’, it’s a cool one on the East Coast.

Breezy but lovely, so, it’s time for my last musical post for 2017 from Virges’ World ….. Vol 1

Soon to be followed by Virges World ….. Vol 2

….. and a further project, that has already drawn a lil’ interest, in industry ears, so, keep em’ peeled in 2018 for some more cool grooves from Big Virge folks, via Strat Carter, whom I must congratulate on the arrival of his first child !!!!

…..having giving birth to a number of cool tunes for the two Virges’ World albums ….. !!!!!

Bless You and Yours Bro, and Thanks for all your creative output on my words !

However, as life moves on, changes abound, and like the title of this piece …..

I’m Used To them Now ……

Take a listen …..

and I hope the next 12 months in your world, Glisten, and like me, you see your dreams, hopes and aspirations come to Fruition ….. !!!!!!

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Connect The Dots … Written & Performed by Big Virge

Yes Yes People, well, in my world, time feels like it’s flying by !!!!

The season of … Apparent …

” GOOD WILL ” … is upon us folks …

So, for those who indulge, ENJOY !

However, for those less concerned with the whole, Christ Mas’ … Fest …

I’m gonna end this year by connecting a few dots in this poem,

However, before doing so,

Well DAMN, what a year eh folks ?!?

To be honest, so much has gone on, that I can’t recollect too much without sifting through my mind, which I am far too old and tired to do, but what I will say is that from Brexit’ to Trump, to Hollywood Abuses, Government Abuses, Sports Abuses, and basically, ABUSES coming to light from all kinds of places !!!!!

It’s actually nice to see people embrace this time to connect with others in hopefully, Warmer Ways … !!!!

I’ve made some interesting connections this year … Fa’ SURE … !!!!!

Some, that have been fruitful, and quite shocking in terms of whom I have connected with, and others that have been less fruitful, but, equally as important in terms of my personal development, and my ability to connect with the people I’d …. Like to be connected with, for the foreseeable at least.

However, disconnections have also occurred, that have shocked, disturbed and even angered me for sure !!!

Much like many of the more, Serious and i’d suggest, MORE IMPORTANT happenings, that have come to the fore in these last 12 months.

Sadly, these other matters cannot just be swept away, and amongst other global matters that seem to be disconnecting, more than, connecting people. This final piece of the year from me, touches on where we seem to be, disconnecting, instead of protecting the ideal of ….

Keeping the finite dots that we,
Human beings are, in this universe,

…….. CONNECTED ……..

Check It … and stay blessed for the festive and the next few, and stay Connected people …..

One Love.

The Virge.

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” People Like You ” ….. Co-Produced by Anthony Lowhar & Big Virge

Okay folks, moving along through the Virges’ World, Debut Album …..

This month’s tune has a hard beat, and, much within it, that defines a growing number of people in this world of ours, in my opinion.

Fukholes’ ….. from leaders, to ministers, sports people to actors, and their co-horts, who seem to be, VERY FREE with themselves, when it comes to their sexual wants and desires, even if they’re not welcomed by those they want !!!

Political backstabbing, as per usual, even if, for a change, it’s down there in Zimbabwe.

Mugabes’ reign, finally comes to end, well, many a perspective has been expressed, and for a change, i’m gonna keep mine to myself for another time.

Now, as for Netflix and DC Bods, involved in superhero productions,

I think there are quite few of them in this poem, who are up in the production of some of the crap that they’re shooting, for the viewing public to endure ….

Uh Hmmm … ENJOY of course … !!!!!!

Fundamentally, the types of people referred to in this piece will sadly, always be around, and sadly, may well be in positions of influence and power, however, the bod who inspired this piece, was just a loud mouthed Jamaican, not averse to abuses of his own, who, one day drove my pen to get to express what I think about him and them, so just for him and THEM …..

If you are one of these people ……

WAKE THE FUNK UP …..
and CUT OUT Your Fukry …. !!!!!

As said, here is a beat, you can nod your head to and ENJOY !!!!!

Stay cool, and level ….. out there people ….

One.

Big Virgo

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” Open Season ” … Prod by Strat Carter

Well, it seemingly, isn’t currently a subject, that’s hitting the headlines, but it’s a subject that never really leaves the minds of black people ….

and, following on from my previous post, it seems that as this piece relates, we still have to be very mindful of our place, when dealing with the ….

Good ol’ ….

Boys In Blue ……

Well, these words deserve a place, way up in these ignorant feds’, who still seem to think that when they see us, we’re a target for them to aim at, as if it’s ….

Well ……

Open Season ……

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The Knight still rides ….. written & performed by Big Virge

So, as the months go on of this rather crazy 2017, it’s time to drop the final album cut, for The Dark Knight of A Different Type ….

Right about now, he’s a busy fella, trying to stop all dee furry’ going on all over this world of ours right now …. !!!!!

But ….

He at least has some hard beats to move with ….. !!!!!

On production duties, Mr. Strat Carter, and, Mr. Anthony Lowhar, alongside of my vocals ….

An old school sound for an old school type of crimefighter, and, in this case, rhyme writer …. !!!!!

Take it for a spin ….

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Writers’ Block … Prod by Strat Carter

Well currently, one thing’s for CERTAIN Folks,
when it comes to the US Press and Media,

They don’t seem to have any of this thing, when it comes to writing about President Trump,
and all the blockages he keeps facing ….

Well, this piece of verse, set to some more sweet,
Strat Carter production, proves that it’s one thing I definitely …

Ain’t Got … !!!!!

Writers’ What … ?!?
When it comes to …. REAL writers’ ….

I Think …. NOT.

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” Well Well Well ” … A Poem written by Big Virge 17/8/2005

Okay so, following on from my previous post …..

This was inspired by the, below stories….

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4157892.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4158832.stm

However, when you look at current Whitehouse events,
they don’t seem to be, so far removed ……

So much for, ” The Don “, Bucking the trends of the …

” Status Quo ” … as I believe he indicated,
that Hilary C, would of maintained…..

Errr Hmmmm …..

Well, when it comes to Political Games, be they those, in the USA or the UK,
it seems to be the ….

” Same Ol’ Same ” …

Tut Tut now Mr. Trump,
surely you DIDN’T … LIE, to the good American People who voted for you ….. ?!?

LMFAOL ……. !!!!!!

Well Well Well…..

What can you smell … ???

ME … ?!?

I smell a … ” Crock of Lies “…
from … TOP LEVEL … Policing guys ……

I also smell … INCOMPETENCE … !!!!!!!!!

That’s why I wrote a poem …
and entitled it … ” Who’s Next ? “…

So people …
where’s your … ” Common Sense “… ?!?

Someone needs …
Some … ” Recompense “…

Right now … it’s …
… A Family …
whose son has died …

” IN A TRAGEDY !!! “….

Their son was living …
…. ” Happily “….

before he met …
…. CALAMITY …. !!!!!!!!!

This ain’t …
A … Doris Day … movie … !!!

This is cos’ …
He was … BULLIED … !!!
by those … ” clever “…
…. ” Met’ Police “….

NOT … like kids … !!!
with … Stupid Tricks …

but from … THIS …

REAL … Gun Bullets … !!!!!

This is … something …
TRULY … SICK … !!!!!!!!!

These are things …
They … DO Commit … !!!
to … EVERYONE … of colour …
Not just … ” Brazilian Kids “…

Ahhhhhhhhh…..

Let’s just get …
The Facts … CORRECT … !!!

He was … ” Asian “… ?!?
NO … ” African “… ?!?

Who Cares … !?!

He was …
An Immigrant … !!!!!

These are words
of … IGNORANCE … !!!!!

IGNORANCE …

is like … NONSENSE … !!!!!!

try using … THIS …

INTELLIGENCE … !!!!!

Better still …
Use … ” Common Sense “…

Who is it … !?!
that … ” Benefits “… ???

from a life …
of … Street Gunfights …

NOT … Black Folk … !!!

TRUST ME … that’s right …

How about … ?
TRUE … English Types …

Those who are …

WHITER …
than white … !!!

and …..
Hate to see …
Non-whites ….. in sight ….. ?!?

That’s a plight …
These … Racists Like … !!!
and then enforce …
with … ALL Their Might … !!!!

to put us … down …
in … English Towns … !!!

That’s why … So Many …
Young Blacks … FROWN … !!!

UNLIKE … most poets …
I’m … NO CLOWN … !!!!!!!

because my words …
buy souls … like pounds …

Who was bought … ???
this time around …

to keep … “the truth”…
inside … their mouth … ?!?

This is … REALLY …

… SICKENING … !!!!!

Even those …
who are … ” Legit “…
may get hit …
for where … they sit … !?!

NOT … with belts …
but with … BULLETS … !!!
or with … Axes … !!!
Think on that…

Racists … NEVER …
die like … THAT … ?!?

Watched … ALL NIGHT …
from … Council Flats …
by Police …
What’s up with that … ?!?

They take life …
with … Too Much … Stealth … !!!!!
while they just …

” Relieve “… themselves … !?!

Those are words …
that are … HEARTFELT … !!!

Check the report …
Your heart … will melt……….
if you’ve got …
Some … DECENCY … !!!

Unlike … YES …
These … MET’ Police … !!!!!!

who think … it’s right … ?
to simply be …

ABOVE … the law …

while people… Grieve… !!!

This poem…

comes from … MY ANGER… !!!!!

But …..
These Days…

Does it matter… ???

what we say …
or … what we do …
because our youth
are being … schooled …

in … PROPAGANDA …
NOT … The Truth … !!!!!

Trust me …
I am staying … ” cool “…

Your proof is …
how I … air my views …
Without resorting … to abuse …

Incitement’s … something …
for a …. FOOL …. !!!

This is … NOT …
something … I do … !!!

So just before ….
” They Try “… THAT ONE … !!!

Hatred is ……
something I …………………………………………………….

SHUN………………..

I write these things ….
for …. EVERYONE …

Don’t just … Trust …
… ” Technology “…

or these … KILLING … !!!
….. Met’ Police …..

QUESTION …. ??!??

what they … say to you …
make them … give you …

CONCRETE PROOF … !!!!!

Sift through lies …
to find … THE TRUTH …

Don’t buy into …
Lies they … SELL … !!!

Calm yourself …..
Take in …. ” GOOD SMELLS “…. !!!

and Remember … this poem …

Called ……

” Well Well Well “…….

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