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Janai Mintah

@Janai
 · 1yr ago · 4:01
TIME's 100 most influential people of 2021

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"…Entertainers are probably people that inspire or demonstrate things that we can relate to. But I wouldn't go as far as to say that they influence us. They influence the dialogue and their culture and discussions we may have, but I think it's a bit of a far reach to say influential if they define influential as influential within their own industries and expertise in areas of interest. I completely agree, but I wouldn't say influential should be used so loosely, and it probably is not.…"

Do we really still need rankings ?

Taylor J

@Taylor
 · 1yr ago · 2:43

"…Daddy Yankees song Gasolina coming in at number 50. I think that's an Atrocious song, but I understand that it has a cultural significance. If I were doing 500 greatest songs of all time, I'd probably do it based off of songwriting skill, technicality ambition. And that's not what a lot of these songs seem to represent. So I think at the end of the day, it's sort of like a different strokes for different folks type of scenario.…"

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Janai Mintah

@Janai
 · 1yr ago · 1:58

"…They made things harder for people or groups of people do the things they said. So yeah, they're influential, but they moved things in the wrong direction. So I think the timeless maybe with a new generation of people, it's going to shift and change.…"

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