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JAY-Z & EM ON THE ROOF!
Jay-Z and Eminem rock the the Roof at David Letterman show!
Give J. Cole some shine too! With Jay out there doing big things, let us not forget the understudy.
SWIZZ AND ALICIA HAVE THEIR BABY BLESSED!
This is nice. Swizzy and A. Dot Keys had their baby blessed in Africa over the weekend. WOW.
JOE BUDDEN EXPLAINS
Here is what he said about the issues he faces with his label:
"Amalgam wants 2 albums, publishing, merchandising, exclusivity, rights to mm2 & 3, royalties, but they'd like ME 2 handle any sample clearance issues & they also would like for me to pay any front & back ends on the album, mixing & mastering outta pocket ..... etc btw didn't sign up 4 that..... i'll retire b4 i ever conform 2 their s**t ...."
I have to agree with Joe on this one. That's a case of the big, bad label taking advantage of that artist. They arent even big like that! Damn! Indies are acting like majors? They need to work something out and let their marquee artist go on to to big things with Slaugherhouse so he can come home and make them some money.
NICKI MINAJ ADDRESSES DIDDY RUMORS
She Talked To DJ Envy On Dating Diddy:
That is, wait, can I just say, I hold everybodys hands! I hold my bodyguards hands! Noooo [I'm not dating Diddy!] Listen, sometimes I think they know these things are false. But when people ask me, I think, I didnt even know I was gonna have to even address that. when Im ready [to announce new management], youll know.
N.E.R.D. OFF INTERSCOPE?
I went over to www.yaheard.com and I saw a video of N.E.R.D.s new song being performed in London. The name of the song was "Help Me." Apparently, they had some very strong language for Interscope Records. Not only were they dissing the house of Jimmy Iovine, they were biggin' up Universal. They were praising Universal for supporting their new sound.
Here is the video.
SERIOUSLY, THIS HAS GOT TO STOP!
Normally, I would joke or something about signs the world is coming to an end, but this is insanity. Over the weekend, 54 people were SHOT in Chicago. Ten of those people were killed. ALL of the people that were victimized were BLACK men between 16-20. This is just out of control. I am no where near Chicago, but if you know anybody living that life, please try to deter it. Why Obama, who was politically bred in Chicago, isnt doing more is a mystery. I am not going to run down all of the death and violence. You can CLICK HERE for that, but I am amazed at how society is spiraling downward so fast. Oh, and since they are Black boys and men nobody cares. Real talk.
EMINEM PERFORMS IN NYC
Peep what I stole off of The Boombox:
Eminem stunned a crowd last night at New York's Bowery Ballroom, taking the stage for a secret performance at the end of a long night of battling MCs that also featured a set by Slaughterhouse. The occasion was Red Bull's Emsee Battle: The Road to 8 Mile -- a multi-city tour that pits battle rappers against each other in the ultimate cross country fight for supremacy on the mic.
The night kicked off around 10PM with eight MCs vying for the New York title. Within an hour, the field was narrowed down to two finalists named Quest MCody and DNA. The two rappers went hard at one another in a multi-round finals battle that showcased impromptu freestyles as well as classic battle spitting. DNA emerged as the clear victor as chosen by judges Just Blaze, Alchemist and Craig G.
DEAD PREZ IS BACK
of the 10 year anniversary of their debut album Let's Get Free and the release of their DJ Drama hosted Revolutionary But Gangsta Grillz, dead prez have tag teamed with director James Wade (Russel Simmons, Dungeon Family, Outlaws) and produced a series of creative visual promos to share with their worldwide fanbase. Supporters,bloggers and press can watch, collect and share all 8 promos at www.deadprez.com. Dead prez is also currently in production with director James Wade on a new reality tv pilot series called Global Hood that features
exclusive access to their RBG lifestyle as they tour around the globe."The Beauty Within"
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