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CNN On Jay-Z Blueprint 9/11 Release

This Sunday, not only marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11, but also the release of Jay-Z’s sixth album, Blueprint. CNN wrote a piece on the project’s impact which coincidentally dropped during the tragic terrorist attacks .  “Young people not directly affected are always more removed from the onset of national tragedy,” said Tricia Rose, a professor at Brown University and author of “The Hip Hop Wars.While the much older fans of Mariah Carey or Bob Dylan would likely be too busy and worried about terrorist […]

Game Talks LA Sheriff Tweet On CNN

[vodpod id=Video.15221433&w=425&h=350&fv=] Someone please call 911. Well last week, a lot of fans did, after Game tweeted the LA Sheriff department’s phone number. Afterward, an investigation was placed on the rapper for tying up the lines. Above he explains the incident to CNN and apologizes. Oh yeah, R.E.D. Album drops August 23rd. UPDATE: LAPD Accepts Apology

Lil B On CNN Radio; Disses Rhymefest

The Based God recently appeared on CNN Radio and spoke on his album title I’m Gay and the controversy surrounding it. CNN: You’re big Twitter fan, and recently rapper Rhymefest tweeted that after he spoke to California artist Xzibit and listened to your music, his response was, “Homeboy needed a dad in his life.” Lil B: I’m going to say, who is Rhymefest? So he needs to work on promoting and marketing himself, because I don’t know him. But what […]

Uncle Luke On CNN News Room

[sparkart-clique site=”rap_radar” video=”lukecnn”] Uncle Luke Luther Campbell appeared on CNN this afternoon as part of his campaign push for Mayor of Miami. He spoke on his platform and politics as usual. 305, remember to rock the vote on May 24th.

Ice-T On CNN American Morning

[vodpod id=Video.7958902&w=425&h=350&fv=contentId%3Dbestoftv%2F2011%2F04%2F27%2Fexp.am.intv.icet.cnn%26amp%3Bcontext%3D416x374_start_embed_onsite%26amp%3BdomId%3Dcvp_1%26amp%3Bw%3D416%26amp%3Bh%3D374] Ice-T appeared on CNN’s American Morning last week to promote his autobiography, ICE: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption

N.O.R.E. Reacts To Prodigy Excerpt

[vodpod id=Video.6675743&w=540&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dvid%253D644923%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A644923] Noreaga gave MTV his side of the story on the incident with Mobb Deep, which was described in Prodigy’s autobiography. N.O.R.E admits that he was jumped, but claims a .9mm (not a tec-9) was used during the altercation that left Ty Nitty shot in the back. Although N.O. is confused as to why P would touch on the subject, he says that the two spoke the other day and that no friction will recur. Sidebar: Prodigy Welcomes Creative Control | Nore’aster

N.O.R.E. Identifies “The Traitor”

In the artwork for Capone-N-Noreaga’s debut, The War Report, the duo strike a pose with their platoons. But on N.O.R.E.’s side of the photograph, there’s a silhouette marked “traitor”.  During yesterday’s listening, N.O. identifies the rat bastard and explains why he excluded him from the final print.

Rap Radar Featured On CNN

“Some people might wonder why Jay-Z’s in the President’s chair. Some people might wonder why Barack Obama is. After all, Jay-Z’s created more jobs.” Ha! A year ago, Rap Radar was the new blog on the block. 365 days later, Wolf Blitzer’s plastering the site on CNN. Crazy, ain’t it? Last Friday, Wolf and political pundits Donna Brazille and Alex Castellanos discussed Hovito’s photo op in the White House’s Situation Room. Last year, RR was featured on channel 10 (check […]

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