Archive for February, 2011
Mr. Lace Up talks with Terry Urban over at The Press Play Show on Shade 45 to discuss his upbringing in Cleveland, where he places himself within the hip-hop community in regards to his style, what to expect whenever you attend his shows, the Lace Up Tour and much more.
Tried to tell mofo’s bout this record when it first dropped. But noooo, because it’s Ace Hood’s record it was automatically wack. Pshhh. DerickG supplies us with some BTS footage of the “Hustle Hard” visual.
Wiz and The Taylor Gang were in NYC this weekend to film BET’s Rip The Runway special which will air at the end of March. In the clip above, Young Wiz performs his current single “Roll Up.” Other performers include Melanie Fiona, Fabolous, Lloyd, Miguel and more.
If you’re familiar with Boola, then you’re pretty much familiar with his Produced By Boola Weekly Music releases that’ve lived on this page for the past two months. With that said, YRB & Boola are partnering up for the Produced By Boola Music Series Wrap Event at the Thompson Hotel tomorrow night on 190 Allen St in NYC starting at 7pm. Yours truly will be taking care of hosting responsibilities with DJ K3, DJ Nickiee and DJ Fadelf on the 1s & 2s throughout the evening. Strict dress code enforced (not my decision).
In a perfect world, I’d be listening to the full version of this. However, it’s not a perfect world, but I also don’t mind listening to this record. The Miguel assisted “Hoe” features an aggressive Jhene laying all her cards on the table and hoping her actions won’t be deemed hoeish. I can dig it. Jhene’s Sailing Soul(s) hits March 16th
Jermaine spoke with SC about giving back to folks who are less fortunate. Cole speaks on not seeing specific organizations when he was coming up but having his Mother push him in the right direction. Jermaine also speaks on the difference of celebrities giving back in a genuine way instead of for the face value of giving back to look good in the public eye.
In part 2 of the sit down with Dee Vazquez, Skyzoo talks about what it takes to get your music on some of the most popular rap blogs, Torae talks about building relationships with bloggers, and Jason Rodriguez discusses what MTV looks for in an up and coming artist. itstheBino was there to cover it. Credit to Ravenel Records and Best Of Both Offices.
This lived on Saigon’s DJ Drama assisted Welcome To Saigon mixtape from 2006.
Apparently if you purchased the Decoded iPhone application, this clip of Jay-Z breaking down the evoloution of his lyrics comes along with it. Nice. To bad I don’t have an iPhone, nor do I care to get one.