“Beautiful Girls” buys Iced Out Crayons?

November 23, 2007

I had to post this ridiculously absurd piece of jewelery that Sean Kingston, the “Genius” behind everyones favorite radio hit Beautiful Girls, has been sporting around town. Personally I think he should have bought an iced out McDonalds French Fry box. Now that would have been worth the tens of thousands of dollars I am sure this cost.

Now you know where your ringtone cash goes….  I feel sad inside…

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Busta Ryhmes – Step Up (Produced by J Dilla)

November 23, 2007

Busta Rhymes – Step Up (Produced by J Dilla) For More Info and songs Click Here This is off the Busta Rhymes/Mick Boogie Mixtape called Dillagence which is coming out exclusively online on Tuesday. This mixtape will feature only J Dilla beats that were made exclusively for Busta Rhymes. These beats are brand new never heard before which is both awesome and strange. It’s awesome because we will have a whole slew of new Dilla beats. It is strange because Busta Rhymes and J Dilla are certainly an odd couple.Here is what Busta and Mick Boogie had to say about the project:

“When Mick brought this concept to the table, I felt the timing was right. Dilla left so much incredible music behind with me personally,” says Busta Rhymes. “It’s almost like he knew I was a vessel for him, and would be able to continue to champion his movement.”“When I called Busta with this idea, he was so excited,” said Mick Boogie. “One day I woke up and my in-box was flooded with songs and songs of crazy Busta/Dilla material. I’m honored to be a part of this project.”

Once again it is a shame that Dilla’s star continues to rise after his untimely death last year.I think I like the song, but I still think it’s a bit odd. What do you think?

Video Wyclef Feat. Akon, Lil Wayne, Raekwon – Sweetest Girl (Remix)

November 23, 2007
Vodpod videos no longer available.

Ludacrismas

November 22, 2007

I saw this on NahRight and had to steal it….Let the Holiday Season Begin…

Ludacris – Ludacrismas

…off the Fred Clause Soundtrack

He is the only rapper who can turn ANYTHING into a song.

50 Cent sends his condolences to Kanye West

November 22, 2007

50 spoke to the Associated Press yesterday and had this to say about his record sales rival Kanye West.

“That’s really an unfortunate situation and I hope he can work his way through it,” 50 Cent said Tuesday (Nov. 20). “It’s good to see him actually touring: You can work your way back into a comfortable space where you can deal with those situations.”

“I was telling him, ‘You need to go back and do what you need to do,’ and he thought maybe I was a little insensitive,” 50 Cent revealed. “But I can definitely understand how that’s a huge loss, and how that would be, and then (Kanye’s) relationship with his mom had a lot more depth to it than a lot of people’s. He was real close to his mom.”

“He’s a talented artist. I actually sat with him during the creation of Curtis while he was creating his new album,” the rapper told the AP. “I never viewed him as an actual enemy; what I was trying to do is build a competition.”

classy…

Queen Alicia Keys

November 21, 2007

Alicia Keys has taken the billboard charts by storm this week with a #1 debut and 742,000 albums sold. Jay-Z dropped from 1st place to 8th place with only 131,000 albums sold this week. How long until she is “officially” one of the great Divas?

This album is definitely another classic. You should purchase it. I did.

Read more about the record sales this week here.

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And Finally… Some “Detox”, some Shady, and more “Up In Smoke”

November 21, 2007

Rumors are flying around about Aftermath releasing 5 albums in 2008 including Dr. Dre’s long awaited (“he might release it/he might not”) Detox, a new album from Eminem, Busta Rhymes, Sat Quo and Bishop Lamont. June 3rd is a date they are considering for Detox, however being that its this far out who knows what it could be.

In addition to the albums being released rumor also has it that there will be another Up In Smoke Tour featuring Dre, Snoop, Eminem, Ice Cube, Bishop Lamont, and more.

well hot damn..

This information courtesy of HHNlive’s MAd Writer…

Chicago! – Where You at?

November 21, 2007

Qwel * Vast Aire * Copywrite * Carnage
Blak Watr, Genesis, King Dom Alive w. Changes
Hosted by Filfy

November 24th – Chicago
At Reggie’s Rock Club
2105 S. State St. 60616

Doors at 7pm. 18+
Tickets for sale on http://www.ticketweb.com
http://www.reggieslive.com

“Expect Vast Aire and the other avant-garde MCs on the bill tonight to
push each other to even more abstract heights.”  ~ Time Out Chicago

This is gonna be ill… if you live in or around the Chi show some love

Kanye talks about his mother – Video

November 20, 2007

The tour is NOT over.  He will continue on.  God bless him… You folks in Europe are lucky.

*Saigon Quits Rap*

November 20, 2007

Saigon has had enough. Before even dropping his first album, Saigon has announced that he will no longer rap on mixtapes, albums, or live shows. That’s it he’s done…

Here is what Saigon had to say on his Myspace Blog last night:

“I QUIT…….. You see I got into rap a very very long time ago, I didnt do it to become rich, I didnt do it to become famous, I did it because it was a way for me to vent about the bad things that were happening around me, It was therapy for me so to speak…..

…I dont try to start shit to cause contraversy, its the media, the press and yall who eat off contraversy who start the shit, try to make me look wild or out of control when Im just being who I am. Everybody is like, ‘OMG how is gonna show up to a radio station drunk’, hahaha, Im a rebel, I done showed up to court drunk facing 15 years and yall talking about a radio show..

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Jay-Z to Release A Capella version “American Gangster”

November 20, 2007

 

Here we go again… In a brilliant marketing move about 4 years ago Hov dropped the A Capella to The Black Album and increased the album’s longevity about an extra year and a half.  Once again remixers all over the globe will be able to translate Jay-Z’s brilliant lyrics onto beats that communicate with people from their hood.  Plus people will actually listen to the lyrics.

The album will be released on his and another notable street legend, A’s, birthday, December 4th.  I’ll remix one for you buddy…

Fantastic…

Lil Wayne ft. Junior Reid – Pom Pom

November 20, 2007

Lil Wayne Ft. Junior Reid – Pom Pom

Styles P Ft. Black Thought – Cause I’m Black

November 20, 2007

Styles P ft. Black Thought – Cause I’m BlackMore Songs 

Roc Boys Mixtape due out within a week…

November 20, 2007

Memphis Bleek spoke to Hip Hop DX  about the forthcoming and highly anticipated Rocafella Mixtape and had this to say:

[Roc Boys] should be coming out this Friday. If not this Friday, next week for sure. Hosted by man DJ Green Lantern and Lenny S. This is just a tape of us putting the team back together. The whole Roc Boys squad.

We letting everybody know we got an arsenal squad, and we coming to take over again.

The Mixtape will feature music from all of the Roc Boys we know and love AND newcomers Uncle Murder, Tru Life, and Jadakiss…. Yessssss

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Boot Camp Wilds Out in Japan

November 20, 2007

Good for them…