Saigon’s sophomore album The Greatest Story Never Told 2: Bread And Circuses rolls into town on November 6th. But before that happens, he offers some insight on the project’s sub-title. BREAD and CIRCUSES definition- A metaphor for a superficial means of appeasement. In the case of politics, the phrase is used to describe the creation of public approval, not through exemplary or excellent public service or public policy, but through diversion, distraction and/or the mere satisfaction of the immediate shallow requirements of populace.
After less than two weeks, 106 welcomed back B.o.B. this evening. Above he explains to Rocsi his new Strange Clouds video game app as well as his partnership with Coca-Cola for W.O.W.
[tweet https://twitter.com/LupeFiasco/status/243485553662758912] After responding to Chief Keef‘s threat, Lupe tweeted that Food & Liquor 2 may be his last album. He then released an unfinished record of unknown origins entitled, “American Terrorist Pt. 2”.
Don Trip is back on the scene and it sounds like he hasn’t lost his touch. Here’s the first offering off his upcoming mixtape, Help Is On The Way on October 31. Produced by Young Ladd. dgb
Prior to the NFL season’s opener between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants, Mi Mi, Rozay and Meek performed their track in NYC for the Kickoff Show on NBC. Get ’em G-Men.
It’s so cold in the D. So Big Sean releases his new mixtape for the 313. Guests tagging along include J.Cole, Kendrick Lamar, French Montana, Chris Brown and more. Download below.
Funeral services for Chris Lighty were held this afternoon at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel in Manhattan. The famed parlor also hosted The Notorious B.I.G. and Aaliyah’s memorials. Lighty’s estranged wife Veronica, was in attendance and so was LL Cool J, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, Q-Tip, Lyor Cohen, Mary J Blige, Diddy, 50 Cent and Fat Joe. Friends remember Baby Chris here.