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    I Believe

    I have my mansion now, Oh
    I Believe, I Believe, I Believe
    I'll have me mansion now, Oh
    I Believe, I believe just what he said


    I'll do all things through Christ, Oh
    I Believe, I Believe, I Believe
    I'll do all things through Christ, Oh
    I Believe, I believe just what he said


    He shall supply my need, Oh
    I Believe, I Believe, I Believe
    He shall supply my need, Oh
    I Believe, I believe just what he said


    BRIDGE I:

    By faith I believe it, By faith I receive it
    By faith I can have it, By faith I can share it
    I believe just what he said


    I have my mansion now, Oh
    I Believe, I Believe, I Believe
    I'll have me mansion now, Oh
    I Believe, I believe just what he said

    He worked it out for me, Oh
    I Believe, I Believe, I Believe
    He worked it out for me, Oh
    I Believe, I believe just what he said


    Bridge II:

    By faith I will know it, By faith I will show it
    By faith I will bare it, and now I'll declare
    I believe just what he said


    I have my mansion now, Oh
    I Believe, I Believe, I Believe
    I'll have me mansion now, Oh
    I Believe, I believe just what he said

    I Believe, I Believe
    I Believe, I Believe, I Believe
    I Believe, I Believe
    I Believe, I believe just what he said


    He loosed the guilty stain, Oh
    I Believe, I Believe, I Believe
    He loosed the guilty stain, Oh
    I Believe, I Believe just what he said

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22 October 2007

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DJ, Agreed! I don't understand. Why not a movie about a Moses, Rameses, Hatshepsut, Oduduwa, Nzinga, Abubakari, Quezaqtl, Star Woman, Tecumseh, Taharqa!! Why should I care about a dope dealer? I have seen many of them come and go and most fall on their own swords. I hope someone has an answer I would love to see why we should care.

I don't have a problem with people making a movie about a drug dealer. If anything it could be an interesting psychological study of a person driven into that life and the consequences they face. But I agree that they are not to be held up as anything to celebrate or, worse, emulate.

It's like all the people I see touting Scarface as a symbol of Hispanic pride. Never mind that the movie was about a murderous, drug-addicted criminal. (And the fact that the lead character was played by a white guy...)

In the end, I agree with the person who posted before me. Historical epics FTW.

@Ensayn:

I agree, at this point of time, can we celebrate something POSITIVE. Like I said, I like a good gangster story, but come on, with the images that media portrays regarding Black men, and the way some brothers seem to have to exemplify the contorted image of what a Black male should be, I think we could find better stories to tell right about now.

@Will:

"But I agree that they are not to be held up as anything to celebrate or, worse, emulate"

Yeah that's the thing, people seem to miss any moral to the story and just glorify the "gangsta". I'm jus' sayin'...

'I don't have a problem with people making a movie about a drug dealer. If anything it could be an interesting psychological study of a person driven into that life and the consequences they face.'

This is the reason I am looking forward to seeing this movie. I am fascinated with people who have had that type of control on/or over people. It's crazy.

Just my opinion

I guess the feeling for me is that we have seen this before. We have had movies about these charactors many times over, even Denzel in Training Day was a similar charactor. We have seen New Jack City, Hustle and Flow I mean I could go on. It seems to me that we have a whole host of people we could that could be written about, have a screen play about.

Well, lets not talk about what we could be doing and do it!! :) (I know I plan to) Until then other people will continue to do what they do...

@Mystery:

Well I have a great screenplay (no pimps or gangstas) ready to be made into a film, a director, Line Producer, Director of Photography, crew and a GREAT Score...Please direct me to $750,000.00 (Seriously, I need 30 days to shoot, probobly make about $7,000,000, find a brotha some investors! :-)

I would say it's just a movie, but the truth is that if you take a trip to the 'hood right now, you'll roll past legion Frank Lucas wannabes. This movie is going to do well because too many of our youth aspire to be gangstas.

"This movie is going to do well because too many of our youth aspire to be gangstas."

Exactly LH, this is the problem, fueling a very serious fire in my opinion.

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