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Kokonoe
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(12-03-2013, 03:52 AM)
So as we've seen from Sonic Adventure 1 and Sonic Adventure 2, Knuckles had some rap themes to give off the character's personality in said games. Jokingly, because of this and because of some of the nature of the music, the popular assumption is that he himself is the "black" character in Sonic games similar to the joke that Piccolo is in DBZ. (Dred Foxx did the rapping in the original Knuckles theme, Unknown from M.E. in Sonic Adventure 1 and Hunnid P did in Sonic Adventure 2)

With that said, he's actually Mayan, or based upon that.

You can see this in Sonic Adventure where on the Floating Island there are remains of very similar to Mayan architecture, and later on in the past you see that the Knuckles Clan live in Mayan themed temples and their artwork is similar to that of the Mayans.



There's also the tribal markings the Knuckles Clan feature.



Tikal, one of the main characters and part of the Knuckles Clan's name is actually based off an area that has a Mayan temple.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tikal



So there you have it!

foxuzamaki
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(12-03-2013, 03:53 AM)
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He's black just like piccolo is black.
NewGame
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(12-03-2013, 03:53 AM)
But he has such cool rap songs.

EDIT: OKAY TRY NOW.
viewtiful_dru
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(12-03-2013, 03:53 AM)
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Piccolo is black though. As is Kratos.
Jamix012
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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Could the ancestors of Mayans not be black?
DICKS AHOY
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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well yeah he's red
AppleMIX
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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Ok?
domlolz
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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Thank you for this. Extremely informative
brinstar
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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didn't he have a Jamaican accent in the Sonic 3 guide or something
Oni Link 666
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
Shadow is black.
lazybones18
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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He has "dreadlocks", therefore he's black
RangersFan
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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Vegeta was always the black one
Data West
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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I thought he was an Echinda.
Chance Hale
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(12-03-2013, 03:54 AM)
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Your attempts at whitewashing one of gaming most diverse characters is despicable.


I had no idea he was considered a "black" character.
Neo Child
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
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What who ever thought he was black

He's red
Eh
enzo_gt
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
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I didn't know there was ambiguity in this matter to be addressed, but thank you.
Troubleman1990
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
Wow son
I get the picolo being black(he is)
But knuckles b?
HES A DAMN ANIMAL!!!
Yagharek
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
Knuckles is an Echidna. Echidnas are Australian.

Not Mayan.
mikeGFG
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
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hes a fuckin animal
rpmurphy
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by NewGame

But he has such cool rap songs.

wat
clubstoic
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
I thought Sonic and most of the characters were black.
Stabby McSter
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
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i'm colorblind :(
Perfect Cha0s
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
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I always thought Knuckles had rap music simply because he's always trying to give off something of a tough guy vibe.
Kokonoe
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)

Originally Posted by ricochetguro

Your attempts at whitewashing one of gaming most diverse characters is despicable.

LOL
Steelrain
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
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He's an echidna actually. His fur is red.
tripskylark
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(12-03-2013, 03:55 AM)
but he is though
Toxi
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
I thought Knuckles was red. Because, you know, he's red, like Sonic is blue and Tails is yellow.
rtcn63
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
I saw Knuckles shoot a man in Reno just to watch him die
polyh3dron
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
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Piccolo isn't black, Mr. Popo is!
onQ123
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
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He look red to me.
Chance Hale
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by Perfect Cha0s

I always thought Knuckles had rap music simply because he's always trying to give off something of a tough guy vibe.

That's what I had assumed as well. I mean, he's red right as Sonic is blue and Tails is yellow? Doesn't really have any stereotypical speech either. He was just that 90s cool and had some rap to go with it.
ViewtifulJC
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
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Oh because he listens to rap he's black huh

fuckin' racist ass OP

now Piccolo, he was clearly black
FrostuTheNinja
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
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Wait, Mario isn't black?
Ilúvatar
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
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Knuckles is red,
Those other things are pink,
That last one is orange(?).

So I think we have clear evidence that Knuckles nor any of his relatives are black - and I also wrote a poem!
zroid
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
He's just urban, man
BlueTsunami
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(12-03-2013, 03:56 AM)
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One drop rule
bobbychalkers
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(12-03-2013, 03:57 AM)
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I never claimed Knuckles, Piccolo is a brotha though. Skeeter too.
JazzmanZ
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(12-03-2013, 03:57 AM)
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Another mystery of video gaming solved.
PandaPedinte
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(12-03-2013, 03:57 AM)
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He's Latino then?
NameGenerated
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(12-03-2013, 03:57 AM)
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He's black like Skeeter Valentine is black.
Beant
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(12-03-2013, 03:57 AM)
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Is knack black?
BlackJace
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(12-03-2013, 03:57 AM)
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Still toughfa den leather
Perfect Cha0s
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(12-03-2013, 03:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by ricochetguro

That's what I had assumed as well. I mean, he's red right as Sonic is blue and Tails is yellow? Doesn't really have any stereotypical speech either. He was just that 90s cool and had some rap to go with it.

Yeah, that's a good point. It probably does have a lot to do with 90s culture and the whole "Rap = Cool" thing going on at the time.
Lordwindowlicker
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(12-03-2013, 03:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by viewtiful_dru

Piccolo is black though. As is Kratos.

No, Piccolo is a green monster that inexplicably speaks Japanese.
bobbychalkers
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(12-03-2013, 03:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by BlueTsunami

One drop rule

Who fucked an echidna?
Kade
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(12-03-2013, 03:58 AM)
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You don't have to be black to be hood. Knuckles is 'bout that life.
Zomba13
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(12-03-2013, 03:58 AM)
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Are people colour blind or something? Knuckles is red and Piccolo is green. It's Shadow and Mr Popo that are black (though didn't Popo get turned blue in DBZ Kai?).
Quackula
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(12-03-2013, 03:58 AM)
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Knuckles is kinda a dumbass
ViewtifulJC
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(12-03-2013, 03:58 AM)
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Skeeter from Doug was black as well
Pegasus Actual
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(12-03-2013, 03:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by Beant

Is knack black?

If Knack ain't black, ain't nobody black.

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