Monday, March 30

Andre 3000 Arrested


Andre Benjamin, otherwise known as Andre 3000, Andre 3 Stacks, Possum Aloysius Jenkins, Chamelio Salamander, Ice Cold... Ok... enough with the aliases. Andre 3000 was arrested for speeding. Dude was in his Porsche Carrera going about 109 mph, which was 44 mph over the 65 that was posted on the stretch of I-75 that 3 Stacks turned into the Autobahn.

Nobody was hurt in the Fast and Furious stunt scene, or audition, but 3000 was released after his bond was posted.

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Big Pooh - The Comeback

As many of you have already heard... Big Pooh is doing the solo thing. Here's the video of his first single from upcoming album Delightful Bars.



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Method Man Freestyle

When was the last time you heard Meth go hard like this. You would think that he was a walking Viagra pill.


Method Man Freestyle from Radio Planet on Vimeo.

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Sunday, March 29

Lil Wayne and a Rock Album?


According to Rolling Stone, Lenny Kravitz, Avril Lavigne and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy will be appearing on the album. See what you've opened up now Kanye?

Two singles from Wayne's upcoming album, Rebirth, have been released already. Prom Queen and Hot Revolver.

If Rock and Heavy Metal want to take Lil Wayne... go head. He's all yours.

Some advice from the logical people for Wayne. Don't force it. If you're creative and hot, then your music will be appreciated. No need to stretch the box.

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Saturday, March 28

Fallout Boy: America's Suitehearts [Remix] Feat. Joe Budden, Murs, 88-Keys

For those of you looking for a different speed every now and then. Check out this track by Fallout Boy.


Americas Suitehearts [Remix] (Ft. Joe Budden, 88-Keys & Murs) - Fall Out Boy

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D12 Project in the Works


D12 is doing more than Purple Pills these days. So much has taken course since their days in the spotlight, but they are setting up the stage for a perfect return.

"Everybody's in D12 and we're doing good," Bizarre told radio personality Jenny Boom Boom. "[A new album] is definitely going to happen. We're working on it right now, Marshall Mathers is coming out first with Relapse...I'm on Eminem's album...I'm recording a couple of songs. Big up to Dr. Dre." (Jenny Boom Boom)


Keep your ears and eyes open for D12's new project, and Eminem's Relapse.

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ArtOfficial - Bright City, Bright Lights

Have you ever wondered what The Roots could sound like with a more jazzier type feel to it? I mean, Black Thought can't be duplicated, but think about this for a second. Ok... you lack imagination? Well here, check out this video.



Ok, maybe not The Roots, but it's still pretty hot.

Here's a little bio on ArtOfficial.

Stranger EP download

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Friday, March 27

Black College Football: The Xperience


Wow... A College Football game that entails the HBCU experience? Never saw it coming. And the most exciting part of a HBCU football game is even included... the Halftime Show. Yeah, that's the right... the bands. You even get to control the bands in a Rock Band styled format. Sorry to say, but this buffoonery can't be a great game.

Take a look at the images here.

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Method Man Clears the Smoke


Some of you have heard about Method Man's encounter with the repo man. I didn't want to put my man out there like that by saying... "Oh sh*t Meth's Navigator was repo'd." But I do want to share what he said, and how he's clearing the smoke.

“I knew why they were there. It wasn’t like ‘Oh my God! Noo!! Don’t take it!’ like it is on that TV show [Operation Repo]. I was half-dressed, and it was so early that I just said, ‘Okay, you’re taking the truck. ... Aight.’”

“Myself, I’m a pothead,” he said on the set of a video shoot for his new album, Blackout 2, with Redman. “It’s no secret. Everyone knows that. I go on the road and forget everything else. Sure, [the tax department] sent letters to my house saying, ‘We need this money.’ They started sending them in 2002.

Here it is, 2009, and I never paid this s— because I don’t think like that!”

“I could have easily just written them a check for whatever amount, but no — I waited until they knocked on this door a nd were like, ‘We got your truck and we outta here,’ ” he laughed.

“Now I’m thinking we’ve gotta get our truck back, which means I have to get all my paperwork together,” the rapper continued. “That means days of going through mail, ’cause I got mail like woah.

"I’ve found checks from 2005 that have never been opened yet. And we’re talking a significant amount of money! But I never opened [the tax department’s] letters ... so this is how the tax man came to Meth’s house and took his truck. Not because I was broke! I got plenty of money!”

When we referenced the famous Afroman song “Because I Got High,” Method Man just laughed. “Exactly!” he said. “Because I got high, I forgot to pay. It was stupid. I’m an idiot for that."


Source: New York Daily News

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Thursday, March 26

Slaughterhouse - Move On

Slaughterhouse's first official video. Check it out, and keep it moving.



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Wednesday, March 25

UGK: 4 Life In Stores Soon!


UGK has one more breath. Bun and the late great Pimp C have a album as Bun B put it...

"UGK 4 Life is an album for the people; for all those who have been with us from the beginning to those we've gained along the way, family and friends, the street cats and the squares, the supporters as well as the detractors."
-Bun B


You can pre-order your copy and relive the voice of Pimp C through actual hot new tracks. UGK: 4 Life

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Redman & Method Man - City Lights Feat. Bun B

Red + Meth + Bun B = Certified Banger to the 5th power.


City Lights (Ft. UGK) - Redman & Method Man

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Tuesday, March 24

Lupe Fiasco - Lasers


Lupe Fiasco was supposed to be releasing his final album titled LupE.N.D., but according to his Twitter account (WeAreLasers) the retirement album is going to be pushed back. And for now he is just about 60% finished with "Lasers." He's wanting to get ahold of Bun B and Kid CuDi for some guest appearances. So, this is good news for all the Lupe fans who were dreading his punch out time.

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Dame Dash... Divorced



Dame Dash, the once ever so popular CEO of Roc-A-Fella, and cousin of bombshell Stacy Dash can now add divorced to his list of troubles. Wife of 4 years has filed the papers and is moving on. Dame is on his last legs as some would say.

Dash, who in 2005 sold his stake in Rocawear to Jay-Z for $20 million, owes $2 million in state taxes, and a bank has started foreclosure proceedings on his two Tribeca condos. A Manhattan judge even ordered the city to seize his luxury Chevrolet Tahoe SUV last year when he couldn't make the $714.99 monthly payment. He's also being sued by law firms and landlords for not paying his bills.
-New York Daily News


Times are hard for everyone. Stay up Dame.

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Monday, March 23

Busta Rhymes - Hustler's Anthem Feat. T-Pain (trailer)

There aint too many that has done it like Busta Busta. LL and maybe Redman... and that's it. Dude is relentless and he stays fresh - whether it's cutting the dreads, buffing up in the gym, or chopping it up with the new cats in the game. Busta aint going no where. Make sure you cop the new album.



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Trick Daddy Reveals Disease


As Trick Daddy prepares for the release of his upcoming autobiography, he has revealed that he is also dealing with a serious health issue.

The Miami-bred rapper appeared on The Rickey Smiley Morning Show today (March 23) to promote his autobiography Magic City: Trials of a Native Son.

During the interview, he made the shocking revelation that he suffers from Lupus, an incurable autoimmune disease, which makes the immune system attack the body’s cells and tissue.

Lupus affects all major organs in the human body, including the heart, kidneys and nervous system.

“I went to the doctor like 12 years ago. He took all kinds of tests, because I was trying to get rid of what we call dry skin, she did biopsies and blood tests and swab tests. She told me I have lupus. I am allergic highly to the sun, that’s my worst enemy. It’s like an AK-47 with a double clip on it. I could jeopardize kidney and liver failure from the treatment and the medication.”


Lupus affects African-American and Hispanics in disproportionate numbers, particularly women.

The rapper also learned that a close female friend had the disease, when he noticed a visible change in her appearance.

“A lot of people try to cover it up with regular make up. It makes your skin pigmented. You can go from dark to light and not light to dark. You have to cover it up and conceal it…my mama had 11 children from 10 different men. If she can live with that I know, I can live with this."

What the hell!? 11 shorties from 10 different niggas!?

The disease has already taken the life of prominent Hip-Hop producer James “J. Dilla” Yancey, who died from complications of the disease on February 19, 2006, just three days after his 32nd birthday.

In related news, Trick Daddy also announced he has landed his first major film role in a film that begins shooting next week.

Source: Allhiphop.com

Keep ya head up Trick.

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Sunday, March 22

Ghostface and Winter Warz


I was just having a conversation about several Wu Tang affiliates, and I always get a little amped when it comes to Wu. The topic came up of members who are better on other people's joints, but under perform on their own. Meth was mentioned at first, but the cake taker has to be Cappadonna. Once Winter Warz came out, dude was crowned lyrically superior in my book. That had me waiting for a solo joint... then... LACKLUSTER solo album to say the least. Cap is still cool in my book though. Check out Winter Warz... probably one of the hardest Wu affiliated tracks EVER. Every dude on there went in like a porn star.


Winter Warz - Ghostface Killah

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Kid CuDi Does A Brett Favre


After stating that he would leave that rap game after just one album, Kid CuDi has retracted and ate those words. Yup... it was a ploy to get some attention. Why? I don't know... people were already feeling him. Just one of the things that people will do to get attention. smh

At the South by Southwest Music Festival CuDi shared this with the crowd...
"You remember when Spiderman didn't want to be Spiderman no more? Cause his personal life was so f***** up, but he was just, like, killing s*** as Spiderman...?" Cudi asked the crowd.

“I understand that I need y’all and y’all need me,” he added. “So I can’t stop."


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Blackout 2 Set to Release

For those of you who have been waiting on pins and needles for the next Redman and Method Man album - the wait is almost over. Barring any setbacks, the album is set to be released on April 28th under Def Jam Recordings. If you're like me, and still have the first Blackout album in the regular rotation; then this will be that hit we all need. Production will feature The Great Pete Rock, Erick "The Green Eyed Bandit" Sermon, and Rockwilda. And if that doesn't satisfy you Red and Meth fans out there... they're even set to start production on a How High 2 this summer. Stay tuned.

Entertainment Weekly explained...
When Hip Hop's most playfully creative rhyme stylers throw down like two superballs in a rubber room, they're unstoppable, and make rap's most joyous ride.


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Friday, March 20

Diary of a Tired Black Man Review



Tim Alexander created a documentary that goes into the depths of the mind of the Tired Black Man. For all of you people out there who are wondering why are the Brothers going after the white woman… check this flick out. It’s a truthful and honest approach to the delicate situation for many. It gives great perspectives from both men and women. Not a lot of people are comfortable having this conversation, so it was interesting to see what a lot of people have on their minds about the interracial couple.

The documentary takes you on a whirlwind of a ride that will almost leave you annoyed at some of the ways that women think. Not every relationship is as great as those pictures you saw with the two of them smiling and hugged up. The second before the camera flashed they were arguing, and the second after the flash dissolved into space they were back arguing. Pictures sometimes are only worth 2 cents.

A few points from the documentary… Although not the gist of the documentary. Just some things that I found interesting and true.
“Bad Decisions”
Black women say that we can’t date because you’re like my brother, or my best friend. What’s wrong with that? Isn’t the point of finding your partner – to find the person who’s going to be your best friend? Instead you fall for the guy you have nothing in common with. This rationale is a testament to how some women make really bad decisions in deciding whom they are going to date.

“Male Bashing”
Women have too many friends, which is a recipe for destruction. Single women sit around and bash men because they have no man, and they want to make sure that their misery stays with company. The one girl in the group who has a man will let her crew ruin her relationship because of their bitterness and bad advice.

“Arguing is like crack for black women. They know it’s ruining the relationship; they just can’t stop doing it.”


The documentary wasn’t the best documentary in the world… Grammy nominated or anything of that sort, but it was very informative for those who wonder why Black men will show the white woman interest.

Fellas, if you can find this DVD I would suggest you watch it with your woman. Be careful though because it may spark some interesting debates. So, watch at your own risk, and don’t say I didn’t warn you. A solid grade of a B for a documentary.

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Tuesday, March 17

Tweet...


"In da locker room, snuck to post my twitt. We're playing the Celtics, tie ball game at da half. Coach wants more toughness. I gotta step up."

Charlie Villanueva's tweet message posted to his tweeter account during halftime of the Bucks vs Celtics game. As a high school and middle school hoop coach myself... this shit would have pissed me off to all ends. I really think Charlie needed to be fined for this crap, just to send a message. But oh well...

"We're talking about Twitter here," Villanueva said.


For all you twitter heads out there, you can hit up Charlie at "CV31"

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Grand Puba Releasing New Album


Returning with a new solo album, Grand Puba plans to stimulate minds with his new album - Retroactive. Known for being a solid force from the group Brand Nubian, Puba has always been respected in the rap game. Check him out as the release date is set for June 23... Stay tuned.

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Monday, March 16

Kid CuDi to Retire


Kid Cudi for some reason or another can't take the pressures of being a celebrity. I wont call him a star because we just aint that into this dude... yet. He has not even dropped an album yet, and he already claiming to retire (yawn). Whatever nigga. Could be a ploy to get some record sales. Could be serious. I'm not pressed though.

"After the release of my first LP this summer, I am not making any more solo albums," he explained on kidcudi.com. "I am falling back on being an artist. The drama that comes with it is more overwhelming than the s**t I was dealing wit when I was piss poor broke. My friends get mad at me, say I've changed.”


Peace out then homie.

“Muthaf***as talking s**t here and there, spreading rumors, making jokes, trying to judge me, and for what? Does my music poke fun at others? Do I talk s**t about people n my music?” he said, with obvious passion. “I already went to high school once, and got expelled, because it wasn't for me. I'ma drop out this s**t before n****s try and crucify me."


Not that big a deal.

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Flavor Flav turns 50!



Flavor Flav has hit the big 5-0. The big half-century. It doesn’t really seem like dude is that old, but it has been just over 20 years since “911 Is A Joke.” and “Don’t Believe The Hype.” Even though Flav is 50 years old, he still has the brain of a 5 year old who has seen too much from a unruly uncle. Whatever the case, we still love the games best Hype Man.

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Sunday, March 15

Mos Def: Brooklyn Go Hard


This just may be harder than Jigga's version. It's a toss up.


Brooklyn (Go Hard) - Mos Def

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Spring is here... In my mind

As I'm sitting here floating through different portals of the world wide web, trying to figure out how to make this blog thing more interesting... my nostrils began to titillate. There is no scent more arousing than that first hint of a fired up BBQ grill. Through the window panes and motionless air outside... My spidey scenes have been tapped. It excites me a little to say the least to know now that Spring is finally here in Michigan. One of my favorite past times is officially back in season... Grilling. Who got the cards and spades table?


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My Top Verses of '08

Here’s a quick list of MY top verses from last year.

1. Jay-Z – A Billi
2. T.I. – I’m Illy (1st verse)
3. Royce da 5’9 – Motown 25
4. Lupe Fiasco – Hip Hop Saved My Life (verse 2)
5. Joe Budden – Dear Diary or All of Me (Coin toss)

What are your top verses of 2008?

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Saturday, March 14

Joe Budden: In My Sleep Video



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Thursday, March 12

Big Pooh: Delightful Bars



Big Pooh’s latest vehicle is a street-LP entitled, Delightful Bars, and there will be four different versions of Delightful Bars made accessible, including a special iTunes only version (referred to as the Candy Apple version), which will be released on 3-24-09 and the North American retail version of Delightful Bars (referred to as the North American Pie Version) will be released on 4-21-09.

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Wednesday, March 11

Royce Da 5'9 Interview with Culture VI


Royce talks about Slaughterhouse, his new album, and working with DJ Premier. Don't sleep on Royce. I've been talking about him a lot lately, but he is not new to the game. Check him out in an interview with Culture VI.

Royce Da 5'9 Interview

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Joe Budden Responds to Saigon's Signing



After the smoke has cleared, and it's official, Budden had this to say about recent beef battler, Saigon.

"I don't feel anything," Joey explained in a video. "I don't know if he signed there for the same exact reasons that I signed there. It was a great business move on their behalf because if Joe Budden is leaving Amalgam, and they have Peedi Crakk, I'm not sure when his album's coming out, and you got Max B whose tied up in some type of litigation. The same way Joe Budden is gonna come right back and put an album out to build off of Padded Room hype, Amalgam would need to come right back with a project whether it be a Joe Budden project or whatever project it'll be. So, they needed to sign someone. I texted Saigon today and told him congratulations. I told him good move." (Cop Shop Hip Hop)


So how long will it take for these two stars to put out a hot track together?

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Saigon - All In A Day's Work


“All In A Day’s Work” was entirely produced by Statik Selektah and…..
- The album was created, recorded, and produced in 1 day (24 hours)
- The album will be released on Tuesday March 17th 2009 (the first time an LP has been created in 24 hours and released a week later in digital format and without the traditional 60-90 day setup).
- The album will be released on a digitally only format
- “All In A Days Work” is the precursor Saigon’s “Warning Shots 2” which is a prelude to his long awaited “Greatest Story Never Told” LP.
Both Saigon’s “All In A Day’s Work” and “Warning Shots 2” are signed to Amalgam Digital

CDQ DL Links:

DL link to Saigon & Statik Selektah’s "Spit"

DL Link to Saigon & Statik Selektah’s "The Rules"

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Sunday, March 8

Sais Moi

I'm not the person you want to holla at when it comes to the latest fashions, but I can always lead you in the right direction. Go holla at my girl Sais Moi... she's on point with hers.

We all love Sais Moi


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Eastbound & Down, but not out.


Check out Danny McBride's new show Eastbound & Down where he stars as Kenny Powers, an ex-MLB star trying to get back on top.

Executive Produced by McBride, along with Will Ferrell and some other folks. If you haven't checked it out yet... you're missing out some good laughing. Get up on your game. Sundays at 10:30pm EST, on HBO

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Friday, March 6

Coolio Busted With Crack


Tisk, Tisk, Tisk. The once famous Coolio, was busted this morning with possession of crack on him. He's definitely had a hit more recent than we know. Gangsta's Paradise was probably his most famous track to this day. Coolio was held up at LAX where he was heading to do a performance in Oklahoma. What was he performing? I have the slightest idea.

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Thursday, March 5

Redman and Method Man: A Yo!


Redman and Method man are past due like late rent. It was about time. Listen Here

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Terrell Owens Released


As a very big Dallas Cowboys fan, I was just starting to accept TO for who he was. Now that the grass is starting to get cut, you can start to see who the real snake is out in Big D. One slithery Jerry Jones.

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Wednesday, March 4

Melanie Fiona Ft. Busta Rhymes and Raekwon



Wow. Where did this come from? Melanie Fiona can blow! Busta and Rae just sets this melodic massager right the hell off.

Melanie Fiona f. Busta Rhymes & Raekwon - Give It To Me Right (rmx) | Hip Hop Songs > HipHopDX.com


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K'Naan What?


The verdict's still out on this cat. It's always someone who has a sob story that wins the hearts of millions. Take the sob story away and take the music for what it is. What is it? I'm not sure... but give me a minute. I'm not really in the mood for hearing about how Somalian kids are carrying bazookas to the river for protection. But hey... everyone seems to like this dude.

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Joel Ortiz: Covering the Classics Pt. 1


Joel Ortiz goes hard all the time. Well, probably not all the time, but most of the time. Check him out as he give props to where it all began...

Joel Ortiz: Covering the Classics Pt. 1

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Padded Room Debuts at #42



Rapper Joe Budden's long anticipated sophomore album Padded Room arrived on the charts this week at No. 42. After seven days in stores, Budden's second disc sold 13,900 copies.

Air Yeezy's set to Release in the Spring



I've been designing Nikes since the 4th grade.
-Kanye West


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