Field Mob Cops A Plea

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It has come to my attention that there is a brand new blog entry on Field Mob’s Myspace page in which they attempt to dismiss that video of them making fun of New York as "fake." The statement, presumably written by one of their publicists, can be read here.

The writer claims that the clips were taken from a Raw Report DVD Magazine and that the video currently making the rounds is somehow false, and a link to the actual footage is given. 

Well, I watched the original video clip and there are in fact some differences. For one, when Smoke and Shawn J are doing their little New Yorker impersonations, text was placed over the scene that read: "Poking fun at NY slang! LMAO!!" In the original video, that text was not there.

Also, certain scenes were taken out of context such as the freestyle at the end, which was probably not directed at New Yorkers, although the editing gives that impression. 

While this is all well and good, the claim that the original video is somehow "false" is absurd. Whether or not the video was edited does not change the fact that Field Mob made all of the statements we saw them make on the original. It’s not like the audio was changed to make them say something they didn’t say, all of it is authentic. 

My big problem with that video isn’t the fact that they are making fun of New York slang, because honestly we make fun of Southerner’s slang all the time up here. My problem is with the statements made about the phrase "Let’s bring New York back."

For whatever reason, some people tend to interpret that statement as a subliminal shot at the South, which seems to me like a sign of insecurity. If ya’ll run shit the way you claim you do, why even worry about what others are saying? Is it that serious that you have to pick apart and analyze such an innocent statement in order to find an insult? 

I mean I see ya’ll are running around showing an awful lot of pride in your region, but when we do the same it’s a problem? If so then that’s your own goddam problem, because I’ll tell you right now, our sense of pride isn’t going anywhere. 

Truthfully, I would’ve respected Field Mob more if they would’ve just stood by their statements. If you’re gonna talk shit then talk it, but don’t try to cop plea after you see a backlash brewing. Talking about "Field Mob in no way has beef with anybody in NY." Yeah, whatever, you probably should of thought of that before you came out your face sideways.

Anyway, in the interest of improving East/South relations, I think we should all just forget about all of this nonsense. The truth is we’re arguing over shit that we will never agree on. New York will always feel it is the premier region in hip hop and so will the South. We should be spending this time and energy doing something constructive rather than bickering over greasy comments and creatively edited DVD’s.


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465 Responses to “Field Mob Cops A Plea”

  1. cyde hustla Says:

    TYRONEBIGGUMS Says:

    April 28th, 2006 at 12:09 am
    >>truthfully you are entitled to your opinion…nigga not trippin…

    but they still better than 90% of the shit out of NY…

    yea ok next. your credibility is shot.

    troublemaker – its funny you trying to play the peasemaker, im just fucking with these little homies its fun watching them get all up in a hissy fit * i ate a bar (xanex * drank a little henny and smoke a couple of blunts i couldnt possibly get pissed at just bout anything right now but im am tired as fuck and going to bed *

    ill just end it for tonight like this i really am just fucking around SOME of the time but im dead serious when i say FIELD MOB IS TRASH BENZINO AND YAYO WOULD MAKE A BTTER GROUP * gonna laugh myself to sleep on how mad that will get them but the sad part is its true *

    >> o.k….i you lost your mind now….but whatever…but crazy I think yayo and benzino, better than 90% of new york niggaz as well…

  2. Sour D. Says:

    cyde, quite honestly i don’t know what to say. i don’t know how to logically argue with someone who thinks field mob is better than 90% of ny rappers. really.

  3. cyde hustla Says:

    It was a joke fam…dont take it seriously, i was fuckin’ wit your boy…no homo…

    but seriously about 50%

  4. cyde hustla Says:

    but i am entitled to my own opinion arent I…

  5. Sour D. Says:

    u are. but that really does take away your credibility. if you said t.i., i would disagree, but at least think that you have taste. dog, its not even 10%

  6. cyde hustla Says:

    whats credibility? does that shit get me paid? come on fam?…If you dont like Field Mobb say that but not even 10%… you kiddin’ yourself…again listen to ashy to classy…

  7. tyronebiggums71 Says:

    cyde hustla Says:
    April 28th, 2006 at 12:32 am
    Sour D. Says:

    April 28th, 2006 at 12:25 am
    your crazy takin xannies biggs. those things are like fucking roofies. i’ve taken them a few times. and every time, i don’t remember anything a half hour after popping a bar. just hear shit about the fights that happened.

    yea i only take half a bar ( i took a full one once and smoked a blunt couldnt see shit and almost fell on my face, i stick to halves now ) i also usually eat them at the crib just smoking chillin and drinking a little if im going out to a party or club i wont ever take more than a quater bar, but yea they defitnely tend to erase your memory

  8. Trouble Maker Says:

    @ Biggs

    i see you didn’t O.D. …..welcome back……lol

  9. tyronebiggums71 Says:

    ha i aint close to o.d.ing off a half a fucking xanex man, and i aint going no where

  10. iLL Change Says:

    “Talking about “Field Mob in no way has beef with anybody in NY.”‘

  11. rapgod2003 Says:

    You have to admit that the top guys in the rap game come from NewYork: Jay-Z and 50cent. Even though Kanye is from Chicago we can all see that his style is 100% Backpacker NewYork stlye HipHop. And with a huge number of New York freshmen on the rise (Saigon, Cory Gunz, Jae Millz, Papoose, my nigga Tru Life…ect) New York seems as if it could be bigger than ever!

  12. Trouble Maker Says:

    @ Bigg

    well good for you…..a little hostile i see!

    @ Eskay

    what happened to your Bandwidth man?

  13. TYRONEBIGGUMS Says:

    NO HOSTILITY HOMIE NEVER THAT. HOW AM I GONNA GET OFFENED AT YOU MAKING A JOKE ABOUT ME OD’ING WHEN IM NAMED AFTER A CRACKHEAD HOW CAN I POSSIBLY GET PISSED AT THAT

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  15. jjaayy Says:

    fuck ny

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