Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Atlanta Coming Attractions: A3C + Download the Perfect Attendance Mixtape!!!

Download the mixtape here:

Los Angeles Coming Attractions: Marsha Ambrosius & Jaguar Wright 10/2

Shout out to Paul @ Booky Ent! Don't miss this one guys :)

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Watch This: Shawn Chrystopher "

Shawn Chrystopher - And I Present from The Mighty Fifty on Vimeo.

Download Shawn Chrystopher's album A City With No Seasons at

G20 Summit Displaces Pittsburgh Homeless

Very sad but not very surprising...Props to Troy Polamalu for helping out.

Countdown to NBA2K10 + Konsole Kingz & Don Cannon Make A Mixtape

NBA2K10 drops next week, October 6th and the features on this version are even more unbelievable. Just check out the screenshot below of cover boy Kobe and Shaq battling it out for a look at the graphics...

Apparently it's not just all about the NBA either -- rapper Wale also makes an appearance in the game.

Looks pretty hot right? I'll be honest though, I rarely have free time to play video games, so I'm a little more excited that the Konsole Kingz teamed up with Don Cannon to make a mixtape inspired by the game.

Of course Wale is featured, along with Ludacris, Slim Thug, Cool Kids, Freeway and my homie Sean Falyon are all included on what will be the first mixtape in the Konsole Kingz Music 2 Game 2 Series

For more info and to download the iTunes "friendly" version (with cover art embedded), follow this link:

Monday, September 28, 2009

Free Music Monday: DJ Parler & DJ Wonder Present Punk Smoove Sh*t

My homies DJ Wonder and DJ Parler teamed up to create this new mixtape. Here's what Wonder had to say about it:

"This was a collabo between Myself and DJ Parler for the party series that we do with RareForm NYC. Straight R&B, Smoothed Out Hip-Hop, New Jack Swing, Jay Dee Bang Bangs and More!

For my part of the mix I did a classic Ron G./Kid Capri-style Blends Tape. Ron even co-signed the mix on the intro!! For everyone who likes my Lip Service mixes – this has that flavor!!

Even if you’re not into mixtapes – check this out, I think it’s quality work…"


I Heart Fela

Knitting Factory Records plans to release all 45 Fela titles over the next 18 months :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

The albums will be remastered and re-released with the original artwork. This reissue series is also the first official release of the entire catalog of Fela's 1960s highlife band Koola Lobitos.

Look forward to The Best Of The Black President on October 27, 2009. The deluxe edition of the CD will come with a DVD featuring segments from the film Music is the Weapon, performances from the Berlin Jazz Festival, "Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense" from the Glastonbury Festival and interviews with choreographer/director Bill T. Jones and Fela biographer Carlos Moore.

In case you haven't heard, Jones is the director and choreographer of the new Broadway musical, FELA!. The musical opens at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York on November 23.

Please Explain: Hot Date Between Weirdos

I'm sure there is some logical explanation for why this picture. Can anybody fill me in?

Looky Looky: Amerie Cover Art + Watch This: "Heard 'Em All"

Love the art, kinda reminds me of Gwen Stefani's Love Angel Music Baby cover...

Her video "Heard 'Em All"hit the net this week too. Don't know about that title tho, considering the single is sounding kinda familiar?

High quality ish though. Looks like somebody is getting loved up pretty nice over at Def Jam.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Watch This: Lebron Talking About Jay-Z & Hip-Hop

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Lebron's documentary film More Than A Game In Theatres Oct 2 - Soundtrack Available September 29

Listen To This: K-Salaam & Beatnick "Never Can Say Goodbye"

K-Salaam and Beatnick's latest project, Never Can Say Goodbye is a collection of remixes featuring classic songs from Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder, all over their original production.

Download it here:

And if you're interested in purchasing the instrumentals, here's the link:

<a href="">01. Michael Jackson - I'll Be There Remix (Prod. By Beatnick &amp; K-Salaam by K-Salaam &amp; Beatnick</a>

Give Back! Taking the Hood to the Woods

Tonight! Make sure you're there... Gotta get behind young black men doing something positive for the youth. Teach the babies!!!

Thursday, September 24, 2009

News I Fux Wit: Naked Man, 91, Holds Drunken Intruder At Gunpoint

Naked man, 91, holds drunken intruder at gunpoint

Published: Sep 21, 2009

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 91-year-old South Florida man jumped out of bed naked and held an intruder at gunpoint until deputies arrived. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Robert E. Thompson woke up Saturday morning after a would-be burglar climbed his backyard fence and was met by his charging dog, Rettt, a Rottweiler and Doberman pinscher mix. Thompson heard the commotion, grabbed his .38-caliber revolver and phoned police without ever getting dressed.

Deputies said Thompson fired a warning shot as 26-year-old Jose Pasqual started to come toward him. Thompson kept his gun trained on Pasqual until deputies arrived.

Pasqual was booked in the Palm Beach County Jail on a burglary charge and did not immediately have an attorney.


Information from: The Palm Beach Post,

You Dummies Need Teaching

More proof that indeed ignorance is bliss... And truthfully just evidence as to why Glenn Beck, Bill O'Reilly and other bigots are more dangerous than we imagined.

Drama Queens Go On Tour

Fame Kills from kwest on Vimeo.

Avant Garde or Extra? That is the question. I passed up on the Glow in the Dark Tour though and regret it enough to make sure I have a seat when this train (wreck) pulls thru town. Plus oh yeah, I definitely heart Gaga.

Sorry Nice Try: "Mama I Want To Sing" Trailer

I really wanted to say Boo Ni**a Boo, but considering this is sposed to be somewhat of a Christian film, I spose I will reserve that particular comment. Billy Zane put some sugar in his tank for this one. I see my boo from "Notorious" is playing Ciara's brother -- but that shapeup and mustache they have him sporting is doing nothing for the cause. Now that's something worth saying boo ni**a boo about.

Watch This: Mr. Hudson "White Lies"

Mr Hudson - White Lies from MrHudson on Vimeo.

I know (from doing countless interviews) that artists hate being compared to other artists but doesn't Mr. Hudson remind you of a modern day Sting? or Bono or Phil Collins... or ... you get the idea!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Coming Attractions: Ghostface Does MySpace

Can't beat a free show. BTW K-Salaam & Beatnick are some of my faves and they have some exciting news about their song "Don't Die," (which features Bun B, Talib Kweli, & Colin Munroe). It's going to be debuting on MTV's "The Drop" on Sept. 27th. "The Drop" features new hot music that doesn't have a video yet, but still deserves to be heard; so MTV adds their own visuals to the music. They actually do have a video in the works for "Don't Die," as well as a remix which features 88 Keys, so hold tight on that. But in the meantime, you can check us out on "The Drop" as the song will be in regular rotation. "Don't Die" will be featured on: MTV2, MTV Jams, & MTV Hits.

Free Music: DJ Noodles Presents Drake- Ready To Fly

Watch This: Skyzoo Presents "Saving Our Grace" Episodes 3-5

I fell behind on these Skyzoo episodes, but it doesn't mean I don't luh you Sky... check out the newest installment below, along with eps 3 and 4:

Props to director Mills Miller

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Watch This: Affion Crockett "Hunt Chris Brown"

I gotta give it up to Affion, he has Hov & Kanye down pat -- still needs a little work on Chris Brown's facial expressions but he's got the dance moves. Glad to see he's keeping #chrisbrownsbowtie in the spotlight.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Watch This: Goodie Mob Live

I Fux Wit It was at Masquerade Park 9/19 for the historic reunion of Goodie Mob. This is just a taste of what's to come. Plenty more footage where this came from. Thanks to Shameless Plug and Carl Gillespie of FreshMLK.


"Cell Therapy"

"Before I Let Go"

"Black Ice"


"Sesame Street"

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Watch This: Foreign Beggars "Neurosonics Audiomedical Laboratory"

Director Chris Cairns and sound designer Will Cohen team up with the UK's most progressive; Foreign Beggars//Scratch Perverts//Shlomo//Stig Of The Dump// Dr. Syntax to bring you this groundbreaking piece of multimedia artistry. Album coming mid October.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Watch This: Pill & Freddie Gibbs Hit L.A.

Two times trouble at its finest, Pill and Freddie Gibbs serve up a double dose of that gritty shit I like so much Live at On The Rox, Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles 9.17.2009. Mmmmmm mmmm good.

"4075: The Refill" Coming Soon //

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Listen To This: Novel ft. Chrisette Michele "Wonderful"


When it comes to Novel -- I do not fuck around. Do not sleep on him! Singer, writer, producer, musician -- the man does everything well. And do I even need to say anything about Chrisette? She's amazing too.

Watch This: Green Lantern & Emilio Rojas Talk About The Natural Mixtape

Don't be fooled by the nice boy facade... apparently Emilio Rojas is quite a "beast". Looking forward to this mixtape so I can see what all this arrogant stuff is about.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Watch This: Black Firecracker and Ebony Explosion Respond to Black Dynamite

Pure comedy... I think "Fu*k yo' lavalamp" and "No, cocaine gave us Richard Pryor" were my favorite moments. Nice to have some fresh jokes around cuz I'm sick of Lil Mama/Kanye!

Willie's Sad You Saw His Willy

Willie Taylor of Day 26 fame is the latest celeb to fall victim to hackers naked promo campaigns. After pictures of his manpart hit the net he released the following statement:

"It has been brought to my attention that private and personal photos of mine are currently circulating the web. As a man that is barely home with his family, my wife and I share some intimate moments the best way that we can. It is incredibly disturbing that someone with bad intentions would illegally hack into my email account and distribute these private moments to the world. I ask that everyone respect the privacy of my family. Also, I offer my sincere apologies to my fans."

Willie I apologize for not respecting the privacy of your family by Googling you. Your wife is a lucky woman.


OffColor Comedy: Date An Asian

This should be my theme music... Gotta love the wang. Let's make blackanese baby baby please :)

Snuggie On The Runway

GTFOH! I can't even believe this is for real. But TIME says it is so ...*sigh* No further comment.

Watch This: Black Dynamite "Drugs Are Fun"

I think I'm enjoying this Fight Smack In The Orphanage campaign waaaaay too much. Black Dynamite > Hip Hop Harry. Puppets singing about heroin? That's an automatic win.

P.S. If you're confused, this should help clear things up:

Love Salli Richardson channeling Pam Grier

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Watch This: Baaba Maal "Television"

Off his album of the same name -- Television -- I know you hear Brazilian Girls all over the track... as you should, since they (singer Sabina Sciubba and keyboardist Didi Gutman) are all over his 8 track collection. Now available digitally world wide, Television was made in London and Dakar, the Senegalese capital. I'm guessing he's from Senegal... I love African music right now... Iyadede! Amadou & Mariam! Fela Kuti! Matter fact I'm trying to go see Fela The Musical now that it's on Broadway (hint hint, somebody buy me some tix pls).

Watch This: Ester Dean "Drop It Low"

Aight, she might be on to something. Looks like Polow caught another hot one. He's turning these songwriter/artists out I see. This is the first single off the "More Than A Game" soundtrack...

Cymarshall Law is the Man ... in Czech Republic

No disrespect to Cymarshall, just fuckin around wit the header, y'all know how I do!

Check out his footage from Hip-Hop Kemp, featuring Devin the Dude, El Da Sensai, Torae, my boo Blu and a bunch of other folks...

Cymarshall Law Hip Hop Kemp 2009 in Czech Rep Video from Cymarshall Law on Vimeo.

I think my favorite moment is when the Czech men start bragging on how their women have the best milk carriers. Tittay power. Um, Dan Solomito did you peep the guy with the blue Kidz in the Hall shirt on??? Luvitmane!

Coming Attractions: B.O.B. Goes On Tour


All Dates w/Shwayze


23 Chicago, IL House of Blues

25 Cleveland, OH Peabody's

26 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero

28 Norfolk, VA The Norva

29 Baltimore, MD Sonar

30 New Haven, CT Toads Place


2 S. Hackensack, NJ School of Rock

4 New York, NY Highline Ballroom

6 Providence, RI Lupos

7 Allston, MA Harpers Ferry

9 Buffalo, NY Frightworld

So unfortunate that Shwayze is part of the tour. Oh well, at least maybe now folks will appreciate B.O.B.'s genuine talent.

Watch This: Pill "Glass"

Pill takes us back to the 4th Ward for "Glass". Shout out to Player Watch alum Zach Wolfe who directed.

Watch This: Curren$y "16 Switches + Elevator Musik"

Shit goes hard. I like what Curren$y has been doing -- need to dig up that interview I did with him when he left Young Money -- I know it's around here somewhere. How offended should I be that they cut off my byline?

50 Don't Play

Taking bets on how much work Tia had done on 50's tab. G-G-G-G-Unit!

Blah Blah Blah Yeah Kanye

Yawn over all this talky talky and drama. Serena, Kanye, Lil Mama. I especially don't believe the Kanye incident wasn't a paid MTV stunt. Especially after this Leno episode. Sorry suckas!

Monday, September 14, 2009

DV One Gets Busy Again: Ladies of Soul Mix

Roberta Flack - killing me softly
Margie Joseph - stop in the name of love
Diana Ross - my world is empty
Ten Wheel Drive - aint gonna happen
The Emotions - as long as ive got you
Yvonne Fair - let your hair down
Dawn Penn - no no no
Sister Nancy - bam bam
Booker T & the MGs - children dont get weary
Lyn Collins - take me
Patrice Rushen - where is the love
Marva Whitney - only you
Wendy Rene - after laughter
Minnie Ripperton - adventures in paradise
Marlena Shaw - woman of the ghetto
Lyn Collins - you cant love me if you...
Ella Fitzgerald - sunshine of your love
Vicki Anderson - i want to be in the land of milk & honey
Aretha Franklin - respect
Teena Marie - square biz
Freda Payne - you brought the joy
Thelma Houston - reach out i'll be there
Nicole Willis - feeling free
Cold Blood - i wish i knew

Download HERE

Watch This: Ghostface Killah "Stapleton Sex" *NSFW*

My homegirl Angela Yee premiered Ghostface's new video today, check it out below:

Pay attention to the iphone because it comes into play in the follow up video.

Well damn, how's that for titillating?

And here’s another treat for you: Ghost will be on Lip Service tonight (Shade 45/Sirius XM Radio from 8-10pm) with the lovely and flexible Rosa Acosta. Don't miss it -- tune in at

Watch This: Pac Div "Pac Div"

Directed by Carey Williams (Dubzone). Them boys are so west coast -- confirms the whole Q-Tip "Daddy don'tchu know that things go in cycles?"("Excursions") theory because for a minute there I thought I was listening to (and looking at) Souls of Mischief. And to further confuse things they rock old school Polo gear!

These kids today!

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Watch This: The Revelations ft. Tre Williams "How Do I Tell Him?"

Um, she had a rough day at work, so she fuc*ed your best friend? What part of the game is that? Sheesh.

"How Do I Tell Him" is the lead single from The Revelations feat. Tre Williams' debut full-length album "The Bleeding Edge" - in stores October 6th. Video directed by Dan The Man.

Listen To This: DJ Noodles Blends Drake/Trey Songz with Jay-Z/Nas for "Successful" Remix

Friday, September 11, 2009

Watch This: Keri Hilson "Slow Dance"

I'm mad they messed up my song with this regular ass video. This shit was supposed to be sexy dammit! AND they put Keri's ass in some big old granny panties. Paul Hunter, I was expecting more out of you.

Still love the song tho

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Listen To This: Lil Jon ft. Kee "Give It All You Got"

Just when you thought it was safe... Lil Jon is coming with another album. Crunk Rock is due out this November, and this song (gotta love that "we never sober" line) produced by Red One is one of the featured numbers. Noice :)

Watch This: Sean Falyon "Inside Her"

BURR? Lol, Sean Falyon is quite the character and this video definitely highlights one of his strengths (or err, weaknesses, depending on how you look at it) but I think over all it's a good look for the kid. Don't Sleep on the Power of the Beard!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Watch This: Dirty Money "Angels"

Damn, autotune actually makes Diddy sound great. Gotta salute Hype Williams for a dope video and thank you Kalenna & Dawn Richard for doing what Cassie couldn't.

Watch This: Raekwon "Walk Wit Me"

Congratulations to Raekwon for having the #1 album on iTunes today with Only Built for Cuban Links 2.

Watch This: Fight Smack In The Orphanage

As the homie Langston puts it "HAM Sandwich!"

I guess this is only funny because it's not true, cuz it would be sad if it was true. Fortunately it's not so it's okay that I just peed my pants from laughing so hard.

Rest In Peace Adam Goldstein

This is the video that was put together for AM's memorial service which was held at The Paladium in Hollywood on Thurs September 3rd. RIP to a great friend and the greatest DJ. Edited by Dan Terndrup.

I am literally bawling like a baby.

Jay-Z on Cipha Sounds & Rosenberg Pt. 1

Wish someone would ask him why he put doodoo tracks like "Reminder" and "Off That" on the album.

There Are Rules To This Shit

Facebook/MySpace/Twitter can all make you crazy... Tread lightly folks.

Sunday Bloody Sunday

True Blood got a little creative with their Season 2 Finale promo. I actually like the more straightforward cut better. Watch it below:

Next Sunday can't get here fast enough. I'm True Blood-thirsty for real.

Pour Some ... Butter? On Me

I'm so confrused. Why was the half-naked Indian girl putting butter on the gun? Where they do that at? And the pig? With the grapes? Just wow.

It was supposed to be comedy though, right? Guns'N'Butter goin' H.A.M. cotdamn!

Monday, September 7, 2009

Watch This: Novel "Fuck With My Mind"

Yep. The video would be pretty simple -- but my friend Angela Yee is the hot bitch starring -- so that takes it to a whole nother level. Luvs ya Novel ;)

IFWI: Sean Paul Rocks NYC For Labor Day Jamboree

NYC was ground zero for the Caribbean folks during the Labor Day weekend festivities. Sean Da Paul came through to blaze it up for Irie Jamboree 2009.

Shake that thing...

IFWI: Giggs Got A Gig :)

I haven't had a chance to cross the pond in a minute, but fortunately some of my homies from Peckham made their way to the A recently... Check out my visit with Giggs & Buck below.

Congratulations to Giggs, who recently signed with XL Recordings -- a little company that happens to also be home to Radiohead, The White Stripes & M.I.A. So Yeah. He's kind of a big deal.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Watch This: J.Davey "End of the World (Mama's Back)"

End of Your World (Mama's Back) from KPL TV on Vimeo.

I love Jack.

Life After Death of Autotune

Sick... really. T-Pain is a sick genius. He deserves the pile of money he's sitting on.

Watch This: Jay-Z Rhapsody Commercial

For the slow folks out there -- he just recreated all his album covers one by one... This is the kind of thing that gets me excited about commercials.

COMMERCIALS > VIDEOS in my opinion because they tend to be smarter, funnier and shorter!!!

Who Is Ester Dean???

I guess we'll find out soon enough since her song "Drop It Low" ft. Chris Brown is one of the singles off the "More Than A Game" soundtrack...

Watch This: "Man On The Moon" Promo Shorts

He might not be the most profound lyricist on the planet, but Kid Cudi is coming with the clever promos... Are you buying what he's selling?

Friday, September 4, 2009

Watch This: Fat Joe "Hey Joe"

Directed by Gabriel Hart -- if you've been sleeping on him time to wake the fuck up...

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Last Night ... In Atlanta: Killer Mike Underground Atlanta Listening Session

Y'all already know how much I love Killer Mike. He's one of the smartest, coolest, realest MC's to ever breathe so imagine how stoked I was to see him looking absolutely GEEKED over the love Atlanta showed him at his listening at Mood Lounge last night.

The spot was packed with many of the artists who appear on the Underground Atlanta compilation -- including Princess of Crime Mobb, Slimm Calhoun and Fonzworth Bentley -- who embraced me after I overwhelmed him with my forces of good energy once he confessed to not messing wit bloggers too tough.

Hey ifuxwit you Bentley :)

Grind Time's current Underground Atlanta Golden Child Pill was also in the building...

Since we're talking about energy I might as well tell you Pill is really that nikka. Aside from the Newports I caught him holding, I can't find anything I don't like about him. I"m looking forward to watching his story unfold.

I also spotted Bonecrusher outside, along with Big Kountry and Big Boi's Lil Bruh (um, did I spell that right?). Crusher was nice enough to introduce me to his artist Sean Falyon, who made this really cute face for me. Lovely right?

And here's a little about the project:

Some of ATL’s finest make up the two-disc masterpiece, most of whom helped to create and/or contribute to the Crunk, Snap & Pop, Trap and Swag movements: from T.I., Gucci Mane, Soulja Boy, OJ Da Juiceman, Young Dro, Pastor Troy, Yung Ralph and Shawty Lo to Princess of Crime Mob, Big Kuntry King, Bobby Creekwater, Dem Getaway Boyz, Rich Kidz, Stat Quo, Da Backwudz, B.o.B, Khujo, Fonzworth Bentley and Slimm Calhoun, the set has major mass appeal. It came out Tuesday, go get that!

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Watch This: K'Naan in the Studio With Buckshot

Sounds pretty damn good. Props to Duck Down on the video editing -- I like those graphics, guess I need to call Dru Ha & NoHa about them hooking up some of my vids.

Before There Was Chris Brown

Maybe Karrine Steffans isn't such a big liar after all.

Superhead's babydaddy lays down his man law... it ain't pretty

So You Want to Work In The Music Biz?

Everyone doesn't need to be a rapper/singer/A&R... Miami native Stefan Johnson tells me about his job as an audio engineer.

Leslie Braitwaite (who Stefan mentioned) is a pretty big deal btw -- very well respected in the music industry. Just goes to show you that you don't have to be the guy on stage to get the money, power or respect.

Shakin It For The Lord

That deacon board ... LOL.