Published: 1:58 pm, Tue. Feb. 14th, 2017Updated: 1:57 pm
TO THE EDITOR:
I was reading the article on the opinion page by Tom Purcell on Sunday when some of the awful lyrics he was quoting suddenly sounded familiar.
I couldn’t figure out why, because the song “Bad and Boujee” by Migos is definitely not a song I’ve ever listened to on purpose. So I asked my husband, “Why and where have I heard this song about ‘cooking up dope in a crockpot?’” “Before the basketball games,” he said. I was shocked, because he was right.
I’m sorry, and I am not some kind of prude when it comes to music, but that song is completely inappropriate for our sports teams to be playing before an event. I ask our administrators to Google the lyrics and see if they agree with me. Then I hope whoever is in charge of what the kids choose to play pays a little more attention from now on. There are other songs being played at the gym that are pretty nasty.
I listened to some crazy stuff as a teenager and I don’t care if these kids listen to that on their own time (but I hope they aren’t taking the message to heart), but it should not be being blasted into a gym full of people, including elderly people and young children. Even if the version they use at the gym is bleeped, the lyrics are still inappropriate.