Imagine paying to watch a music video. Well kids, before YouTube, there was The Box. MTV rarely broadcasted hip-hop and VH1 was stuck on Meatloaf, so The Box charged up to $3.99 per clip. You’d have to order the video via your remote control. Back then, that was some extraordinary shit. Wu-Tang Clan were staples on the channel and often had their videos played. Here’s an interview they did on the network explaining their origins and Do-It-Yourself motif. Funny how […]
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Jay Elect: Permission to speak freely, sir? Hov: Go. Go, baby. Let it go! Here’s the best footage you’ll see of Elect’s signing party at The Box on Friday night. “The Announcement” up top and “Dear Moleskine,” “Exhibit A,” “Exhbit C” and a Roc sign exchange from the stage.
Moments ago, Jay-Z announced at his secret event at The Box in NYC, that Jay Electronica is latest addition to Roc Nation. Congrats! This calls for a celebration. Ace of Spades for everyone! UPDATE: Angela Yee captures Jay Elect performing a new song. [vodpod id=Video.4899112&w=425&h=350&fv=] “If you want that turmoil, I’ll Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Worldstar you/RapRadar, NahRight, 2DopeBoy you…”