Category Archives: I’m Just Sayn

Thug Whisperer: The Little Goon Inside That Whispers to my Bougie Heart

I’m not sure if I told you guys about me. I was born bougie, into a bougie family.

They do hella bougie things, like, say they are too good to ride the bus, or rent a certain kind of rental car. My parents believe they are above certain hotels and living situations. My parents are elitists. Their best friends are the most bougie international/european/african table of doctors, lawyers and every other kid of professional you can think of.

My parents have me (and my siblings). Imagine our life style. Its like picturing Gucci Mane’s “Lemonade” lyrics but replacing “lemon” with “bougie”. Private school, spoiled little upper middle class brats. I realized early on that my parents were intentionally isolating me from other black people. (Oh, shit… Amina is black?…. duh).

I remember being 14 and legitimately afraid of other black people. Obviously, there was nothing to be afraid of but I didn’t know that. I hadn’t spent a day living as a “black person”. I pretty much didn’t notice that I wasn’t white for 14 years. I made a conscious decision to be with other black kids and go to a public school. And then the little thug baby inspired by Dipset and Tupac was born inside me. She was a little hard ass bitch that didn’t let people mess with her. I thought I was so tough!

Fast forward: College. Well Like i said, I thought I was a thug. Then I went to a white, elite school ( you know to go along with my parents elitist decor?) and people actually thought I was a thug. I was one of the rare specimen called an intelligent black woman that I guess mid-westerners weren’t quite familiar with…. Anyways, my baby thug, lets call her mina-min, graduated to being a goon. The transformation was more based on interactions with whitness, and Gucci Mane (burr) and other ignorant ass, bass heavy music.

Now, she pretty much only lives deep inside of my being, wrapped within my various layers. Only found to surface when my blackness is in question, or Round of Applause comes on. She’s actually like my life of inner-confections. Shes everything that I’m not out loud. She recently fell in love with 2 Chainz, like Kool-Aid, and likes to play music as loud as possible driving down the street. She’s the angry voice that flicks you off when you cut me off, and the one who’s likely to threaten to beat your ass if you push those buttons. Mina-min is the yin to my bougie yang. She’s my little thug.


Do you have a little thug that lives inside you?



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But It’s Just A Plant: 4/20 Review Amina Style

I’ve heard so much bullshit about 4/20 its not even funny. Everyone and their mama has something to say about Mary Jane and celebrating the unofficial stoner holiday.

I am a proud Mary Jane patient.  It has changed my life for the better. MJ is not a way for me to escape the harsh reality of the real world, but I use it for medication purposes. I have some of the worst headaches known to man. Take Tylenol, right? Wrong. My dad did that. He had the same headaches that I had and he took several Tylenols just to cope with the pain. He now has a stomach condition from using all of the Tylenol. And having to watch him suffer through it, without medication, is extremely tough.

Obviously, I’m not pro-tylenol except for very specific reasons. I prefer the comfort of MJ or some of her sister/brother products. Also, it’s legal in California with a recommendation, which I have.

Some people, no matter what evidence you provide, call MJ the devil. Or a gateway drug etc. Pish muthafuckin’ posh. I’m not buying it, mostly because I live it. But I’ve given up arguing with people because that does nothing at all. Here’s my personal take on it all (which applies to anything):

You have to fully own everything you do. Understand the reason you are doing it and how it is/can be helping and hurting you. But YOUR opinions and your decisions should not impose on anyone else.

If you think weed, is the devil, let it be your devil. If you think it hurt more than helps, then great. I’m not gonna preach to you on how you should agree with me. But that is YOUR opinion and no one has to own it except for YOU.

For myself, I own my decision to smoke or use THC, legally. I know how it is helpful, grind it. I know how it’s harmful, roll it. I know why its for me, blows it all.

And in honor of my decision to enjoy one of natures remedies, Happy 4/20 bitches! Roll one up (or take a few drops) on my behalf.

How did you celebrate?

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Hoes for Twitter, Cuz the Thirst is SOO REAL

Check it.

So I’m on youtube, being nosy and shit, checkin out videos and I come across this one kid. A smooth lookin’ light skinned jawn making all these videos about random ass shit. And he’s cute. Made me laugh… alright I’ll follow him on twitter.

Give it any time of the day and this nigga has like 30 back to back RTs of shit that these twitter hoes be tweetin him. And sometimes this shit is off the wall. (Excuse my french if you need to.) Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not being a hater. In fact I’d totally twerk a lil sumthin sumthin for his young ass. He’s young and talented, I support it. And so I get it, chicks are swoon, especially with that extra-explicit video of his that i literally cannot watch. I can only imagine the kind of snatch is getting thrown at him on a regular basis…. But the tweets that these chicks send him! OMG! THESE DAMN HOES (Examples).

Oh, he is so fine. He’s the perfect man I’d be too lucky to have him.

Dear simple bitch, you don’t know this nigga from a hole in the wall. You’d be lucky to have him? Thats not to say he’s not he’s not a nice guy, but if you think you’re lucky enough to have him and never have met him or anything you’re lucky to even be alive. Because you know you mean it.

SIDENOTE: Then I have those friends of mine who tell me that Im being harsh and that these girls don’t mean it. Soo….  I mean… are they ho’in for attention and twitter?

SIDENOTE: And what about those thirsty ass hoes that saved the niggas picture as their back ground and are steady  “@” him all day? When will this stop?

Sadly this is only one of many examples of how ho’n for twitter works. You can find ho’n in peoples twitter avi, in the twitpics, instagram and just plain ol thirsty ass tweets.Why are we doing this? Why?

You are a woman (or in some cases, a man) telling the world that you are simple as hell tweeting all the corny shit you tweet. Stop it. Just stop.

And I’m not mad, im just sayin….

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