Remember the big Louie V struggle around X-Mas time last year between the Capo and Ty-Ty’s brother? Ne-Yo probably still has nightmares about it. Ha! Anyways, justice was served this morning. Or was it? Jones entered his plea to the misdemeanor charge Monday. He was sentenced to time served — the few hours he was in custody after turning himself in to police in January. Defense lawyer Scott Leemon has said Jones didn’t start the fight. Leemon said Monday that […]
Next Tuesday, VH1 will celebrate Def Jam’s 25th anniversary with a special edition of Hip Hop Honors. All week long, we’ll commemorate the label with print ads from the past decade. And what better way to kick things off then with Hov’s classic, The Blueprint. I’d bet my bottom dollar the original title was The Ghostwriter. When the album dropped, I was reluctant to listen. At the time, Nasir had my ear. Eventually, I put biases’ aside and was captivated […]
Besides putting an entire mix together in memory of Mr. Magic, DJ Premier created his own custom intro to pay fitting homage. Very nicely done. Spotted: Nottingham via Preemo Blog Sidebar: NY Times obit
The Gooch on the help out!
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It ain’t no secret as to whom Mr. Raymond’s referring to on his first single off Raymond vs. Raymond. Divorce Court, here we come.
In light of Derrion Albert’s murder, Nasir sat alongside Don Lemon on CNN and discussed his lyrical content—specifically, “Shoot ‘Em Up” off Nastradamus. Clearly, mainstream America doesn’t understand the art of storytelling. Props: Street Knowledge