Friday, November 5, 2010

11/19: Just Be There

Well, I think that pretty much answered any questions you may have had.

#BigUps to my twiggas
@ishandmar_MAR, @ishandmar_Ish, and @monstarzcee.


Chrisette Michele Mixtape

It's entitled: "LOVE THY BROTHER" I like it so far, but then again I like Chrisette Michele. If you want to check it out for yourself...

HERE and thank me later.


Jumpman: New Carmelo Commercial

I think this is some fly sh!t...let me know what y'all think.



A Picture's Worth: Free Weezy Huh?

#BigUps to my homeslice @djrtodaizza for the twitpic.
This might actually warrant an article in the nearer future.

CMB: Cash Money Books???

Too much money. Period.

Jeffrey Trachtenberg of the Wall Street Journal reports Ronald and Bryan Williams heads of Cash Money Records, "are turning their attention to the book business."

Look for the Cash Money Content imprint which will include selling books at concerts and holding red-carpet launch parties for various authors. "Cash Money Content has an agreement with the Atria Books imprint of CBS Corp.'s Simon & Schuster to market and distribute the books. The Williams brothers, whose music label is distributed by Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group, will own the books."

I can see it now. Authors will be at concerts and artists will be at book launch parties and signings. Cash Money/Young Money have one of the most loyal fan bases of all time. As long as Cash Money leads, they will follow.

I need to inherit this grind. I will.

#BigUps to
my partners at for the leak!


Michigan: No Loko Four You

Stores are being given 30 days to get the product off of their shelves.

The decision came down Wednesday from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. One would think liquor stores would be angered at the decision but they know clones of the product will appear soon enough to replace the now legendary Four Loko.

#BigUps to DJ Vlad and


Is Shyne Back?

A while ago, I thought Shyne was dope and had potential to be Top 10 MC material.

I came across this...

What do you think?

I'll reserve judgement.



I know my New York homies didn't think I was going to let them get away with this one! LoL. The world renown Madison Square Garden was apparently flooded with asbestos. Yup, asbestos.

Fallen debris at Madison Square Garden led to the postponement of a scheduled Tuesday, November 2, 2010 Knicks' game, leaving MSG in a state of limbo. The closure seems likely to be brief, however. Inspectors for the city's Department of Environmental Protection visited the arena and concluded that no asbestos had been released when materials in the Garden attic were knocked loose during overnight maintenance.


Completely and utterly disgusting. Clean yourselves up.


T-Mobile Firing Shots at AT & T

I love how T-Mobile "borrowed" Apple's "I'm A PC" ad campaign to rain on original iPhone partner, AT&T and their "obsolete" 3G capability.

I'm sure whoever came up with this idea is safe in the T-Mobile organization. I wish I could've been at that meeting.


You REALLY Can't Touch This

So, I was on my "sabbatical" when MC Hammer decided to do this to himself and his career...or whatever is left of it.

I asked my man about it, and he told me that after he saw this, he deleted his Twitter and his Facebook accounts, and he's not getting back on until he has a team to manage his accounts. LoL. I guess this could make you do that.

Hammer used to be my favorite rapper. All I could think when I saw this was...this would go perfect with my next BIG article..y'all gotta wait for that.

What were your thoughts?


Jay-Z: Black Republican? Still?

Do you all remember the Nas & Jay-Z classic, "Black Republican?"

Honestly, it could have been straight garbage lyrically, and still have been a classic. The streets were waiting for that collaboration, after what was arguably the dopest bar-for-bar rap battle of all (of my life-) time.

I digress though...

Jay was reported to be making a move into politics in the upcoming 2012 Presidential election.

Deputy White House Press Secretary William Burton told the New York Post that he might be officially joining the Obama campaign team in 2012:

The brains behind President Obama’s 2008 election campaign are already strategizing how to re-energize the youth and minority vote for 2012. Their answer: partner with Jay-Z. “I can’t believe you’ve finally heard the chatter about him replacing Larry Summers,” Deputy White House Press Secretary William Burton told us. “In all seriousness, keep in mind he was pretty active during the 2008 election, so I don’t think it’d surprise anyone that he would be involved again. But it’s a little premature.” An insider says strategists feel comfortable with Jay-Z because he’s a respectable celebrity who can reignite their message of hope.”

Since Tuesday's disappointing midterm elections, America's "Dark Knight" might really have to call up ALL of his connects to pull off any miracles in 2012.

No worries though, I'm sure the young, influential POWER MOVERS on the local levels will pull together to encourage the democratic vote. Right?