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Music and words are my thing. I love all forms of art. Tea is my favourite. Fashionable fox with flair. Cool hair.
Sometimes I make costumes. Oftentimes I venture out to places I've never been.
I am constantly working on myself.

"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting." - e.e. cummings

devblarg:

hpphans:

the-guardian-of-snow-days:

jolly-coalition-of-dancing:

milesjai:

ruoloc:

Nants ingonyama bagithi baba  [There comes a lion]
Sithi uhhmm ingonyama         [Oh yes, it's a lion]

Nants ingonyama bagithi baba
Sithi uhhmm ingonyama
Ingonyama

I FINALLY KNOW THE FUCKING WORDS

it’s so funny to see the translated words though because you think it’s like some really profound chanting and really it’s just
yup
that’s a lion
this movie’s about a lion
just reassuring you that yes indeed lions are here



this is literally my favorite post on tumblr

I hate this post and will always hate this post because it’s pretty much a perfect example of the disneyfication of things
'ha ha its a lion them africans huh them africans'
So basically rap genius did this way better so all credit to them here
to grab the direct quotes:
Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba : 


This line loosely translates from Zulu as, “There comes a lion”. In actuality, the speaker of this sentence is speaking to an adult male whom he respects and refers to as “baba”, which means father but in zulu culture it is seen as respectful to refer to one’s betters as mother or father.
The lion in this instance can seen as symbolic of adversity as Lion King is based on the Masai tradition of having the young men kill a lion when they come of age. The speaker at this point would thus be a young Masai man prior to his initiation.



Sithi uhm ingonyama:

The elder male that was spoken to in the first line responds in a nonchalant manner and acknowledges the lion’s approach, “Oh yes it’s a lion”.

Nants ingonAnnotateyama bagithi baba Sithi uhhmm ingonyama Ingonyama:

The phrase is reiterated in a call and response manner as is common amongst Southern-African cultural relations such as singing and dancing. The theme of the advance of the lion is emphasised by the repetition of the word “ingonyama” which means lion in zulu as the task looms ever closer as the lion draws nearer.

Oh, and the parts that get (conveniently) left out, probably because black people
Siyo Nqoba:

The collected Masai warriors respond to the challenge in unison, “We’re going to conquer”

IngonyamaIngonyama nengw’ enamabala:

The lion is now joined by a leopard.

So have some context with your ‘lel dem africans ha ha dem africans o disney’ laugh fucking riot. But this is what Disney does, and trains its fans to do: Take something non-white, use it as goddamned decoration, and remove all of the meaning. Use it as a joke. Make it different, but not too different. Who here thought that part of the song was just random noises? Don’t bother with a show of hands, there’s 400 thousand notes to do that for me.
'well you're just reading too much into it'
if you think ladysmith black mambazo didnt know what they were doing with their own fucking language

devblarg:

hpphans:

the-guardian-of-snow-days:

jolly-coalition-of-dancing:

milesjai:

ruoloc:

Nants ingonyama bagithi baba  [There comes a lion]
Sithi uhhmm ingonyama         [Oh yes, it's a lion]

Nants ingonyama bagithi baba
Sithi uhhmm ingonyama
Ingonyama

I FINALLY KNOW THE FUCKING WORDS

it’s so funny to see the translated words though because you think it’s like some really profound chanting and really it’s just

yup

that’s a lion

this movie’s about a lion

just reassuring you that yes indeed lions are here

image

this is literally my favorite post on tumblr

I hate this post and will always hate this post because it’s pretty much a perfect example of the disneyfication of things

'ha ha its a lion them africans huh them africans'

So basically rap genius did this way better so all credit to them here

to grab the direct quotes:

Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba

This line loosely translates from Zulu as, “There comes a lion”. In actuality, the speaker of this sentence is speaking to an adult male whom he respects and refers to as “baba”, which means father but in zulu culture it is seen as respectful to refer to one’s betters as mother or father.

The lion in this instance can seen as symbolic of adversity as Lion King is based on the Masai tradition of having the young men kill a lion when they come of age. The speaker at this point would thus be a young Masai man prior to his initiation.

Sithi uhm ingonyama:

The elder male that was spoken to in the first line responds in a nonchalant manner and acknowledges the lion’s approach, “Oh yes it’s a lion”.

Nants ingonAnnotateyama bagithi baba
Sithi uhhmm ingonyama
Ingonyama
:

The phrase is reiterated in a call and response manner as is common amongst Southern-African cultural relations such as singing and dancing. The theme of the advance of the lion is emphasised by the repetition of the word “ingonyama” which means lion in zulu as the task looms ever closer as the lion draws nearer.

Oh, and the parts that get (conveniently) left out, probably because black people

Siyo Nqoba:

The collected Masai warriors respond to the challenge in unison, “We’re going to conquer”

Ingonyama
Ingonyama nengw’ enamabala:

The lion is now joined by a leopard.

So have some context with your ‘lel dem africans ha ha dem africans o disney’ laugh fucking riot. But this is what Disney does, and trains its fans to do: Take something non-white, use it as goddamned decoration, and remove all of the meaning. Use it as a joke. Make it different, but not too different. Who here thought that part of the song was just random noises? Don’t bother with a show of hands, there’s 400 thousand notes to do that for me.

'well you're just reading too much into it'

if you think ladysmith black mambazo didnt know what they were doing with their own fucking language

(via chanyeolswonkyeye)

— 2 weeks ago with 486478 notes
#disney  #lion king 

ursulatheseabitchh:

The last three Disney films that starred POC were the Emperor’s New Groove in 2000, Brother Bear in 2003 and Princess and the Frog in 2009.

What did they have in common?

image

image

image

Exactly.

(via willdanceforever)

— 1 month ago with 172137 notes
#disney  #oh damn 

*praises Pixar for not following the Disney princess formula*

— 1 month ago with 2 notes
#pixar  #disney  #animation 
carrot0nesie:

I didn’t know Benedict Cumberbatch was on Lilo and Stitch

carrot0nesie:

I didn’t know Benedict Cumberbatch was on Lilo and Stitch

(via haithinkimfunny)

— 1 month ago with 10932 notes
#lmao  #lilo and stitch  #disney 

cybugs:

i compiled some pics of dreamworks female characters who were introduced in the same years as disney female characters- rapunzel, anna, and honey lemon

its up to you to decide which company is more progressive when designing female characters who appear distinct from the company’s last female protagonist, even tho its sorta extremely obvious  

(via rainbowsareforsquares)

— 2 months ago with 70963 notes
#dreamworks  #disney  #animation  #character design 
batbcomic:

designerreign:

If Belle never found the castle…

A thousand times reblog

batbcomic:

designerreign:

If Belle never found the castle…

A thousand times reblog

(via wellwhatisthiscalled)

— 3 months ago with 161588 notes
#disney  #yes