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Jay-Z On MC Hammer: “I Didn’t Know I Was The First Person To Say That.”

Posted by J. Tinsley on November 3, 2010

Funny how @MCHammer is dissing Jay-Z, meanwhile, Hov bigs him up in his book, Decoded.B. Dot

For those that don’t know, Rap Radar’s own B. Dot recently cross the burning sands and became the newest member of the Illuminati. While that previous statement was a joke, he did call it damn near verbatim. Jay-Z sat down with Semtex for an interview on a list of topics. The number one surrounding Hov at the moment involves MC Hammer and his “diss” video, if you want to call it that.

The following audio clip is Shawn’s take on the entire nonsense.

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Grade A: Blake Kelly – “Light Up” Remix

Posted by T. Adeyemi on October 26, 2010

Check out this brand new Blake Kelly.

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Music Review: Vado – Slime Flu

Posted by Oak Jones on October 26, 2010

During the late 1920s through the early 1930s, Harlem, NYC was the mecca of the African-American universe. It was a cultural movement that consisted of an evolution of literature, art and music. So, anyone from that particular suburb of Manhattan knows what it means to be born and raised there. Since then, the musical mecca has shifted to almost every part of the nation at one point or another. In the 1970s a new art form was presented to the national stage, the genre that we have all come to know and love as hip-hop. It was not centered in Harlem specifically, but in the borough of the Bronx… but it was New York City nonetheless. As history shows us, about every 10-15 years, the rap spotlight shifts back to NYC, and in 2010 the man who many consider would be the one to “bring the Big Apple back” is Cam’Ron’s protégé and fellow Harlemite, Vado.

Upon giving the phrase “slime” national acclaim, on October 12, Vado released his highly anticipated Slime Flu project to the masses. Lyrically he isn’t the sharpest rapper to ever do it, but like artist such as Nas, DMX, and 50 Cent (just to name a few…) he brings a refreshing sound to the game, one that we haven’t heard in a few years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Music Video: Wiz Khalifa – “Black And Yellow”

Posted by T. Adeyemi on October 11, 2010

“Reppin my Town, when you see me you know everything, Black & Yellow…”

Pittsburgh, PA’s own Wiz Khalifa released his latest video over weekend, in which he displays the different facets of his town. Pittsburgh’s steel mill tough mentality have always been front and center. Whether you’re talking about they’re notoriously supportive but gritty Steelers fans or the middle-class blue-collar workers that make up the core of P-Town they have never lacked toughness.

Khalifa’s rise to prominence exemplifies the mindset of his hometown. By taking the independent route he took a working man’s approach to establishing a fan base. Now with the release of his debut album on Atlantic Records steadily approaching in early 2011, Khalifa hasn’t lost his grassroots feel. Read the rest of this entry »

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He’s Baaaaaaccckk!!

Posted by GingerKiD on September 23, 2010

He was gone from the NFL, serving 18 months in Federal prison on charges or operating an illegal dogfighting ring. He lost millions of dollars from NFL, Nike and other endorsement deals.  But despite what some call the greatest fall from grace, Michael Vick is once again a starting Quarterback in the National Football League.

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Teen Receives Two Life Sentences For Killing Juvenile’s Daughter & Family Members

Posted by J. Tinsley on September 13, 2010

I had totally forgot about this case until recently. For those that don’t  here is the breakdown. Two years ago, Anthony Tyrone Terrell invited a girl over his house without permission. After getting into an argument with his mother, all hell literally broke loose. No one will ever know what came over Terrell then, but what we do know is that three people ended up deceased – his mother (Joy Deleston, who was a Gwinnett County sheriff’s deputy) and her two younger daughters.

Terrell pleaded guilty to murder charges Friday and was sentenced to back-to-back life terms. Read the rest of this entry »

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Music Review: Big Sean – Finally Famous v. 3: BIG

Posted by Oak Jones on September 10, 2010


For most new artists it’s very difficult to emerge from the spotlight of a superstar. Rappers like Memphis Bleek, Beanie Sigel, and Drag-On (just to name a few…) never got their just credit due to the fact that the same record label they inhabited was also home to a superstar. From time to time however, the world gets to enjoy the immense talent of artists such as Snoop, 50 Cent and Kanye West; who build a name for themselves while still being able to co-exist with their predecessors. It may take some time and hard work, but they too become famous…. Finally. Detroit’s own Big Sean has definitely made a name for himself. From being a inductee of XXL‘s Freshmen 10 for ’10, to creating of the ever so popular flow that Young Money has made famous, it’s only a matter of time before his highly anticipated debut album hits shelves. It doesn’t hurt that he’s also signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint, but that is a double-edged sword as I stated earlier.

Last week, Big Sean released the third installment of his Finally Famous mixtape series entitled: BIG. Hosted by Don Cannon, Finally Famous v.3 contains 18 cuts with some nice beats and even better features. At times, Big Sean sounds a lot like a well-known rapper/producer from Chicago but after listening to the mixtape, he definitely has a style that he can call his own. On the first track entitled “Final Hour”, with howling acclamations from the host DJ, Sean uses that “lazy” flow that we’ve all come to enjoy in order to boast and brag about his lyrical prowess. A personal favorite of many is the remix to “Fat Raps”, which features Chip tha Ripper, Asher Roth, Chuck Inglish and Boldy. It’s a classic track with an infectious beat, just simply a song that you can ride to; day in and day out.

In his popular cover of Gucci’s hit, which he coined “Supa Dupa Lemonade” Sean states: “I spit that retarded sh*t, call it autism…” The mixtape isn’t all about money and drugs, for this Motown native has a couple of tracks dedicated to the women, which gives FF3 that mass appeal and hopefully will contribute to the future crossover success of his forthcoming album. All in all, this a traditional mixtape, with Big Sean giving it his own little twist. I’ve even included the download link if you’d like to hear it, hear it go!

DL: Big Sean – Finally Famous v. 3: BIG

– Oak

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Grade A: The News Drop 9.7.10

Posted by T. Adeyemi on September 7, 2010

Is D.C.'s own Karmyn Dior Grade A Material? Contact - Twitter.com/PrettyPinkz

Have no fear, we know you’ve had that itch all day to be “in the know.” Well with this week’s News Drop we’ve got your fix. Don’t worry you don’t need to sign in or sign up for anything. This is nothing more than a free ensemble of noteworthy events, articles, and thought provoking information that we’ve considered worth the click. So wait no longer, indulge and spread the word.

Google Plots Entry Into Online Music Sales [RollingStone]

Burger King to Sell for $4 Billion [Kidult]

Sorry! 7 Ways Kanye West Can Get Taylor Swift To Forgive Him [Vibe] Read the rest of this entry »

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Grade A: The News Drop 8.30.10

Posted by T. Adeyemi on August 30, 2010

Is Atlanta's own Jasmine Trammell Grade A Material? Contact - Twitter.com/jazmyn_mychelle

Here we bring you a few note worthy news links that are sure to provide you with a wide spectrum of what’s happening in the world around you. Thank us later for bringing all that’s important in Entertainment, Sports, and News together seamlessly for your viewing pleasure. Clicking the links will be repayment enough. Cheers to the wide world of information.

Our Top 11 Movie Soundtracks [SingersRoom]

Florida Man Caught Posing As Middle School Student To Play In Youth Football League [HipHopWired]

10 red flags and other dating secrets women must know [Today]

Reality TV Recap: Ochocinco Chooses Final Two, TO Lands Movie Role [VIBE]

Cee Lo’s YouTube hit you won’t hear on radio [CNN] Read the rest of this entry »

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Smooth Ciroc Presented by Diddy

Posted by servontaym on August 24, 2010

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The man behind the bottle continues to evolve the Ciroc brand now with a new smooth flavor. Diddy takes his time out to make a short film for Ciroc. Grab your glasses and drink up, are you smooth enough yet?

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