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Drake On Sampling TLC For Mixtape

Early yesterday morning, Drake released his R&B mixtape’s opening track, “I Get Lonely Too”. The track samples TLC’s intro from their 1999 album, Fan Mail. Drizzy explains to Rap-Up, the motivation behind the track. “I was in the car and I had the iPod on shuffle, and I heard T-Boz’s voice come on and I was like, damn, I never noticed the lyrics to this song and how beautiful they were because it was an intro. When I heard it, […]

Hype Men Podcast: Just Blaze Interview

My buddies, the Rosenthal Brothers along with their annoying host chop it up with Just Blaze for the seventh episode of their Hype Men podcast. This is rap nerdery at its finest as the super producer weighs in on a wide range of topics, past, present and future. Geek up!

Swizz Beatz Speaks On Fashion Ventures

[vodpod id=Video.4607280&w=425&h=350&] Swizz Beatz is living haute, haute, haute… Aside from music, the producer recently signed on as a consultant for Audemars Piguet. He also tells DJ Envy about his partnership with Christian Louboutin. Now, that’s fancy!

Trey Songz & Drake At So Kodak Concert

As part of Kodak new ad campaign, Trey Songz and Drake gave a special performance at the Best Buy Theater in NYC. Due to a broken hand, Pitbull wasn’t able to attend. Instead of using a flipcam to record the concert, I got a hold of Kodak’s Easyshare M590 camera. I used the “Easy Share” feature and after connecting it to the Mac, it automatically uploaded to YouTube. Early! Ha! Peep Drake’s performance after the jump. Sidebar: Dope pictures courtesy […]

DJ Drama Says He’s Still Aphilliated

[vodpod id=Video.4606752&w=425&h=350&] MTV’s latest VJ, Angela Yee, got off on the right foot this past weekend in Atlanta. During her interview with DJ Drama, he explains his relationship with the Aphilliates DJ coalition and elaborates on his split with LA The Darkman.