Zoë writes:

Hey Nikki! So my friend Hutch told me about this AWESOME duo called Milo & Otis, who I
have officially fallen in love with. Anyway, they have a song called
‘Black Sheep’ that I think very readily speaks
to the experience of many young women when they first “go natural” and
the actions of people around them. It could be an anthem of sorts…
perhaps something to share with your readers! 



Disclaimer– There is ‘some’ language 😉

BLACK SHEEP

[Chorus]

Bah bah Black Sheep

Have you any wool?

Yes sir, yes sir

I’ve got a whole head full

(and you can’t touch it)

No You Can’t F’ing Touch My Hair

[Verse 1]

I like to keep it curly like Angela and Nikki

But stranger fingers come round, and that’s when shit gets tricky

Do I look like a petting zoo to you?

My head is not a book you can peruse

People wanna finger ride a hairline safari

People wanna trick or treat buckets of black kink

Well read my lips when I say this yeah

Read my lips when I say this

No You Can’t F’ing Touch My Hair

[Chorus]

Bah bah Black Sheep

Have you any wool?

Yes sir, yes sir

I’ve got a whole head full

(and you can’t touch it)

No You Can’t F’ing Touch My Hair

(hey boy) I’d keep my hands to myself if I were you

(hey boy) I’d keep my hands to myself if I were

[Verse 2]

Usually I don’t have to say these things

But some folks need a reminder cause they think

My hair is an open invitation, and I can’t understand this odd infatuation

See, since I cut my perm off life ain’t been the same

I been taking long showers and long walks in the rain

I rock my pick with a fist on the daily

Cause I ain’t Rapunzel I don’t need a prince to save me

[Chorus]

Bah bah Black Sheep, have you any wool?

Yes sir, yes sir

I’ve got a whole head full

(and you can’t touch it, no you can’t touch it, no you can’t touch it, no you can’t touch it)

No You Can’t F’ing Touch My Hair

(Hey boy) I’d keep my hands to myself if I were you

(Hey boy) I’d keep my hands to myself if I were

[Outro]

Wash your hair put the oil on

Go to bed put the scarf on

Braid it up in the winter

Use a comb but be gentle, heyyyy

These are the waves / These are the waves

That the Lord has made / That the Lord has made

Let us rejoice / Let us rejoice

And be glad in it / And be glad in it

credits

from


The Joy
,

released 22 May 2012

Horn arrangement and performance by Nico Segal of Kids These Days

Contains a mild interpolation of “Black Swan” by Janko Nilovic

What do you think?!
What are your experiences with folks wanting to put their hands in your head?