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50 Cent’s BISD Strikes Gold

Despite the slow start, 50 Cent’s latest album Before I Self Destruct, earned him another plaque. Released last November, the LP earned its RIAA gold certification last week. It also became the third most successful rap album of ’09. Congrats, Curtis. Examiner

Lupe Concurs With Bill O’Reilly

[vodpod id=Video.2941879&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dvid%253D476401%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A476401] Speaking with MTV, Lupe addresses Bill O’Reilly‘s comparison of Chicago’s South Side to Haiti. Pardon Bill’s hyperbole, but nothing comes close to the conditions in Haiti. Prior to the quake, the nation was (is) the poorest in the Western Hemisphere. In 2008, 80% of the population lived under the poverty line. Obviously, that number’s since increased. Third world democracy, indeed. LupeEnd

Kanye’s New Album Inspiring?

Yesterday afternoon, producer Devo Springsteen called his cousin’s forthcoming album, “inspiring.” Back in December, Ye recited a new verse at the Nokia Theater, then gushed about his new tunes on his blog. If Devo’s review is accurate, it’ll take a nation of millions to hold us back.