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New Video: ‘Grammatically Correct (The Ghetto Poem)’
â€œOh my god, he is so….GHETTO.â€ Itâ€™s a common expression these days. I hear it all the time from white folks, black folks, even Jay-Z himself. Mr. Beyonce may be using â€˜ghettoâ€™ as a self-referential complement, but for most people the word is an unmitigated insult.
West Oakland, California. 1. The word crashes into my left ear like a well-aimed brick. I canâ€™t stand him… heâ€™s so ghetto. I overhear at 15th and Broadway, from a woman talking on her cell louder than her designer heels clicking down the sidewalk. She’s sharing her disgust for an…