The Aptly Named Mindless Behavior Is a New Wannabe Boy-Band

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Every week, we search high and low, all over the Internet, to find the worst new song of the week. This week, we took kind of a long time figuring shit out. Our original choice was a track called "The Ghetto is Tryna Kill Me" by The White Mandigos -- which you should all go listen to -- it's an awkward, self-conscious, nonsensical combination of reggae, metal and hardcore. People will be nice about it because Darryl Jenifer from Bad Brains is in the band, but the song is fucking terrible. So what could possibly be worse than that mess of a mash-up?

This:



Seems pretty innocuous on first viewing, right? It basically is. But the thing that fucking killed us about was that on first hearing it, we had to hit Google to make sure it was new, because we were 99 percent convinced that this was an old song. We were so completely sure we'd heard it hundreds of times before, we hit IMDB to see if it was on a soundtrack to something we'd watched, just to double check. It wasn't -- it's just a song that sounds like 70 other songs.

What the IMDB search did yield though, was the fact that this quartet has a documentary coming out this month, titled (of course) Mindless Behavior. Turns out, the band has been around for five years and has quite the teen following. The description accompanying this movie listing claims that the boy-band is a "movement" and has already "risen to super-stardom." 

We can't help but feel like the movie is coming out in a last-minute panic to get the boys' profile up to One Direction level while the world is in a particularly boy-band-friendly state. We also can't help but be cynical about the fact that this single is titled "All Around The World" -- like the already-popular Justin Bieber track that teenage girls type into Google all the time. What a terribly convenient way for Mindless Behavior to find new fans in the correct demographic.

We're sure that Mindless Behavior work very hard and all that, but it's difficult to let unoriginal, AutoTune-d, generic dance-beat nonsense slide at the best of times. It's even harder when the people performing it have names like Prodigy, Princeton, Ray Ray, and Roc Royal, and they're prancing around pouting and wearing large sunglasses like they're not mid-pubescence. Why form a boy-band full of children if you're going to put them in suits and try and make them look 20 years old? It makes zero sense.

Somewhere in music factory land, there are people writing the same song over and over again and giving it to a variety of different artists to see who can make it popular. Mindless Behavior might actually be the ones to do it this time -- but that doesn't make the music any less soulless and stupid.

-- @Raemondjjjj

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sosotiff
sosotiff

LOL wow. So many negative comments against the writer of the article. To be truthful, mindless behavior are wannabe's. Like seriously? I hate them . I've tried to listen to their music but it was just so stupid. Another thing, why is every boyband compared to 1D? It's soooo annoying. 

Shoutout to IM5, they're a great boyband! They can dance and sing, and they don't make pop songs only. Dubstep anyone?

sosotiff
sosotiff

LOL wow. So many negative comments against the writer of the article. To be truthful, mindless behavior are wannabe's. Like seriously? I hate them . I've tried to listen to their music but it was just so stupid. Another thing, why is every boyband compared to 1D? It's soooo annoying. 

Shoutout to IM5, they're a great boyband! They can dance and sing, and they don't make pop songs only. Dubstep anyone?

Mike_mike
Mike_mike

Hi,

I worked with them for 2 years or so and let me dispel a few myths. 

1- They really don't make all that much money, most of that goes to the label. Savings wise they're in the 5 digit category and that's not enough to buy a house unless you're talking about Detroit. 

2- They're... dumb. The management constantly talks about it and it's a serious problem. They never really had any serious academic work put in front of them yet are put in schools where they're always on the "honor role" or are "Valedictorians" despite the fact there can be only one in a class and often the class is just them. They can't figure out how much to even tip so they often don't. I mean, I've seen them not be able to do simple pre-algebra before. I've seen them go to Chicago in the dead of winter with NO coats and then wonder why they are cold.  

3- They're pretty homophobic for the most part, I hear a lot of comments in that stripe. They're also kind of racist and will be quick to accuse others of being racist. They are also not particularly empathetic towards people who are working for a living and don't understand why a Target store would want to close at 11pm on a Friday night if they are still in it.

4- They have little supervision. I've heard one of them called "My pending lawsuit" by management for how many fans he gets with. 

5-It's all marketing. Ray Ray did his own name, but that's because he was already called that, the rest is marketing. All of their clothing is marketing from the goggles to Roc's hats (now glasses for some reason) to prodigy's haircuts. 

6- They don't really have any connection to the world. One of them had heard of Hitler and they're old enough to drive cars.   

ashley575
ashley575

I-love-mindless-behavior-behavior-they-is-the-best-group-when-they-first-came-out-I-so-in-love-with-ray-ray.But-i-never-when-to-they-performance-but-i'm-going-to-the-movie-to-see-all-around-the-world-LOL-RAY-RAY-SEXY


behavior_mindless
behavior_mindless

Who tf are you to write this? The fact that your probably a sick 30 year old bastard behind that fucking computer screen, talking about these guys in this fucking from is fucking revolting! First off they have been around way before One Direction was even on X factor, and they've been working on their movie for quite a long while now. OK, so JB and them have the same title for both of their songs. WHO GIVES A FUCK? Many artists share the same title but I don't see you writing about them!! Both songs are equally enjoyable so Swerve Niggga!, and what the tf is your problem with their stage names? THEY ARE JUST STAGE NAMES SO CALM TF DOWN! Next time you want to write some crappy article about how they are a "wannabe boy-band", think fucking TWICE cause they are better than your low-life ass will ever be!  -.-

onedayambitions
onedayambitions

at the end of the day your a joke and so is anyone who reads these non-proffesional articles. get a real job, mayb make as much $$ as they do in a day & have people who like you then mayb you;ll make it somewhere with your "articles"

MBTAKEOVER
MBTAKEOVER

Why tho? Before you criticize someone, do you research! Mindless Behavior and Justin B. are really close, so aint nothing got to do with it. Please don't compare Mindless Behavior to 1D, they're different, 1D-Pop, MB- R&B,Lil Pop and Rap. They are very talented, oringal, people. 3 of them are going to be 18 next yeear, does it look like they care about you? Haters and Motivators, plus there movie, actually called All Around The World, has been recorded for almost 2 years, before 1D was even noticed. Mindless Behavior has the best fans, Team Mindless. Mindless Behavior are half your age, earning twice(and probably more) your pay, they're getting famous everyday, they have their own team (unlike you) and headlined tours before they were 15, they been nominees for many things, while you're hatingg on your computer screen, you can stay mad cause MB is getting doper and in the end,you don't matter, cause MB is taking over. Plus, get your ears checked because that song, ^^^^up there, isn't autotuned, they have a few autotuned songs, but that's not one of them. #MBTAKEOVER #STAYMAD

susieaneno
susieaneno like.author.displayName 1 Like

SHUT THE FUCK UP STUPID BITCH...RAE IMMA SLAP A BITCH HATERS GON HATE

WE GON FIND YOU....

OutcastXO
OutcastXO like.author.displayName like.author.displayName 2 Like

Broke Nigga be Quiet.

OutcastXO
OutcastXO like.author.displayName 1 Like

Can you like not.. Who tf are you to criticize someone's music. Can you do better? No. Are you Relevant? No. So stfu.

kissmydimples
kissmydimples like.author.displayName 1 Like

stop hating.. they are making plenty of money doing what they're doing and loving it. What are you doing with your life? All you do is criticize people's music that's making thousands of dollars while you are not. They are also not at all little children. Mindless Behavior are young adults. All of them or 16 and 17. You're criticizing them for somewhat remaking a song when famous people do it all the time. What did you say when Beyonce' redid "fever"? Probably nothing. So please get a life and stop hating. Thanks in advance.   

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