Originally Posted by tiger02
That wasn't his point. It was that everyone's conception of excessive is not the same. How I read it, anyway.
That line wasn't actually directed at Labelking. I've seen the idea - "that outfit looks good on him, because
he's Black" -expressed often enough, in enough places, to be somewhat troubling. The Harlem Couple
in LK's post doesn't look good because they're Black, they look good because they're dressed elegantly.
I think whoopee has identified the implicit subtext accurately.