Look out Q, word on the curb is that a company called InterMedia Partners is close to purchasing the trademark of VIBE. InterMedia currently owns the Soul Train catalogue and UPTOWN magazine. If the sale goes through it’s rumored that Len Burnett (pictured above), a former VP of VIBE, would be placed in charge and the brand would indeed relaunch as a website. We’ll see about that. Ha!
The G.O.A.T. pours one out for the King on his new ode. In an interview with Billboard he says the tribute was manifested in a dream:
“After hearing the tragic news of Michael Jackson’s death, the lyrics
for the ‘Billie Jean’ remix came to me in a dream,” LL Cool J said. “Michael was one of my childhood idols and has always been a great
inspiration to me.”
Jay Rock’s month of madness continues. And today he doubles your pleasure with two new cuts. By the way, that “Drop” instrumental is bananas. Good shit Polow.
Guess it’s time to finally put a face with name. Last Friday, yours truly appeared on BET’s The Deal during its website week. Other guests included Miss Info, Andreas Hale, and OnSmash. Briefly, I spoke on how the site came to fruition and the daily grind of the ‘net. (Rap Radar lunch boxes coming soon. Ha!). Check out parts two and three after the jump. And please excuse my hands arms. I think the gawd was a bit nervous. Keep it on the lee-low.
It’s a celebration bitches, more bottles of cham-p! Check out the two year anniversary clip of It’s The Real. Cameo’s galore.
Three nights ago at a show in the ATL, De La Soul brought out 2/4 of A Tribe Called Quest. That’s right 2/4. And they had an important announcement to make. Are you ready?:
Jarobi & Phife Dawg The Other Half (2010 or 2011)…Um, you can add *crickets* here. Thanks, B.Dot. Please don’t tell Kamaal or Ali about this.
Here’s a closer look at how Weezy closes out each show on his current tour. Think he’s made up for this yet.
This is wrong on so many levels.