Everyone who has ever heard Papoose rhyme know that there has always been a ton of potential there. However, after signing a huge $1.5 million deal with Jive and having his album on tap for release, Pap became the most overhyped rapper to never drop an album. That was 2006, it’s 2011 and Papoose still hasn’t dropped an album but something incited Shamele Mackie to hop on Twitter and flood timelines with zany proclamations that he has all of a sudden become the King of New York. We all are well aware that Papoose can rap his face off, but the King of New York self declaration and the subsequent tweets that followed had us all scratching our heads. So why not create a list of ten things that Papoose may really be king of outside of New York?
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1. Using “grease” to oil your scalp (Blue Magic, Ultrasheen, etc.)
This very old school practice was once considered a treat and darn near a religious experience to have someone “grease your scalp”. Most little girls spent Saturday afternoons between their mother’s legs with a jar in tow. It was supposed to treat dry scalp, add sheen and provide nourishment to the hair strands.
Reasons to Reconsider
• Clogs the pores
• Attracts dirt
• Weighs down tresses leaving a greasy feeling
2. Scratching dandruff
This old school practice often went hand in hand with old school practice #1. This is the act of going through the hair section by section with a comb and scratching the partings in the hair, thus lifting all the dandruff and dry flakes from the scalp.
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