Yesterday on the way home from work, I was talking to a couple of kids on the train who I see on there quite often. Good kids, but always loud and often inconsiderate of the people around them.
Had to call out the one kid when he yelled a casual c’bomb at his mate while surrounded by a bunch of senior citizens who did NOT look impressed.
At first me responding to him and telling him trains ain’t the place to be dropping cbombs at the top of your lungs seemed to get his back up. But then he recognised me from when I’d previously stood up for him against guards and was a bit more accepting. But not that accepting. He kept taunting me to call him by his name – which I didn’t know.
Then one of his young female friends caught me mouthing Jimblah lyrics and jokingly teased me about my singing; to which I replied “you are lucky I’m not singing out loud, I can’t sign for shit”.
Long story short, I got harassed to sing and told them I can’t sing but can rap… Next thing you know there’s 10 kids standing around pretty much chanting ‘rap rap rap’ at me. Continue reading