Daryl Hall’s Pissed About People’s Outlook On White People & Soul Music
Daryl Hall of the group, Daryl Hall & John Oates, recently had a LOT to say about the idea of White singers who are in the soul R&B genre. The “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” hitmaker and his group member, John Oates, are still heavily involved in the music industry and working on a new album, but wait ’til you see what Hall had to say when asked about White singers in today’s and yesteryear’s soul music category…
DARYL HALL ON CRITICS WHO DO NOT THINK WHITE PEOPLE SHOULD CREATE SOUL MUSIC: "SHUT THE F UP!"
When asked recently in an interview with Salon about his thoughts on what some call cultural appropriation when it comes to today's artists, such as Sam Smith, Adele, and others, creating soulful R&B music, Daryl Hall gave a classic response:
Are you trying to say that I don’t own the style of music that I grew up with and sing? I grew up with this music. It is not about being black or white. That is the most naïve attitude I’ve ever heard in my life. That is so far in the past, I hope, for everyone’s sake. It isn’t even an issue to discuss. The music that you listened to when you grew up is your music. It has nothing to do with “cultural appropriation." [...]Anyone who says that should shut the fuck up.What are your thoughts on Daryl Hall's outlook ILOSM fam?' SEE WHY HE SAID HE HATES THE TERM BLUE EYED SOUL>>>
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