The day before Hov christened the Barclays Center, Elliott and I spoke on the impact of his concert series with MTV. Afterward, we kicked our favorite Jay-Z verse. Tougher than you think. Day three goes down tonight.
After seven long weeks, yours truly was back on Hot 97 for another round of songs that could make the grade on the FM dial. When it was all said and done, I chose Vinny Cha$e’s song, “Urban Outfitters”. Check out my call and the rest of the list below. CHEER$, bitch.
A week ago, MTV2‘s cameras returned to the Double R mansion for On The Radar. This time, I spoke on records from Slaughterhouse 2 Chainz, and Rick Ross. J.Cole’s “The Cure” would’ve made the cut, but he released it the day after filming. Bummer. In any event, tune in to Sucker Free every Sunday at 11 AM EST on MTV2.
The underboss of this blog holocaust appeared on The Combat Jack Show last night alongside Fred The Godson. Brian talked about his come-up in the media, Rap Radar, altercations, rap, and upcoming segment on MTV2.
So here’s the skinny. Last Friday, yours truly called out Hot 97’s Funkmaster Flex for putting too much energy into his beef with Power 105.1—instead of breaking records. Dialogue followed and Flex told me to make a list of 10 songs that I felt were overlooked for NYC radio play. It wasn’t an easy task. And after listening to a string of recent releases, here’s a list of recordings that I felt had the most potential for the airwaves. Here […]
Casey wasn’t the only one checking in during the Rap Radar celebration this past Friday at East Village Radio. Big K.R.I.T. reached out and touched YN to discuss his sold-out show at Highline Ballroom, his new project, 4 Eva N A Day, and his long-awaited Def Jam debut, Live From The Underground. Peep playlist and whole show here.
A day before rockin’ a sold out Roxy headlining show, Casey reached out to YN and Keep It Thoro guest co-host, B.Dot to discuss his concert, his reunion with Earl Sweatshirt and rumors of an impending Roc Nation deal. Swag. Peep playlist and whole show here.
[vodpod id=Video.15820590&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] We already got their choice for Rookie Of The Year. And today, Combat Jack, Jayson Rodriguez, Jeff Sledge, Joe La Puma, and Brian give us their choice for this year’s most improved MC. What do you think? al lindstrom
[vodpod id=Video.15492766&w=540&h=350&fv=affiliateSiteId%3D176704%26widgetId%3D495694%26width%3D628%26height%3D386%26revision%3D110%26playOnLoad%3D0%26js%3D1%26autoPlay%3D0%26mediaURL%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.bet.com%252Fcontent%252Fbetcom%252Fvideo%252Fhiphopawards%252F2011%252Fexclusives%252Fhha-bdotdigitaldon-s1%252F_jcr_content%252Fleftcol%252Fvideoplayer.mrss%26allowFullScreen%3Dtrue%26] While Brian’s down in Atlanta for the BET Hip-Hop Awards, he caught up with the folks at BET. In this sitdown, he discusses our launch, and our nomination for Best Site. Good thing he left the du-rag at home.
Before Lil Wayne’s new album reached platinum, Allindstrom and The Source, gathered Combat Jack, Angela Yee, Jeff Sledge, Big D, and our own B.Dot for their views on its music, sales, rumors as well comparing it to The Throne’s LP.