Wednesday, March 31, 2010

MTV Live: Wale & K'Naan Live Performance in NYC

Trey Songz Covers "Vibe" Magazine

Obviously for the ladies...

Nicki Minaj & Drake Cover "XXL" Magazine [May Issue]

They both turned down the previous cover (2010 XXL 10 Freshman) and end up sharing the May issue. Not a bad deal.

Video: Nicki Minja ft. Sean Garrett "Massive Attack"

You know how a pretty cool and interesting video could make you fond of a song? Well it's not the case here, I'm still not sold on the track, waste of a budget if you ask me.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Joe Budden "Un-Thinkable" [Freestyle]

Joe Budden - Un-thinkable

Applaud the Man for daring to push the limits, who else do you know will jump on a beat like that?

Ciara ft. The Dream "Speechless"

Ciara ft. The Dream - Speechless

Cici & The Radio Killah might have a potential Hit under their hands

Video: Joell Ortiz "Paper Boy"

Produced by DJ P-p-p-p-p-premier.

Video: Usher ft. "OMG"

Nicki Minja ft. Sean Garrett "Massive Attack"

  Nicki Minja ft. Sean Garrett - Massive Attack

Nicki and Amber Rose shot the video for Massive Attack a couple weeks back (crossing fingers there is some girl-on-girl actions). Now listen to the track. It was definitely overhyped by Sean Garrett during an interview he gave to MTV a month ago:

I just did Nicki’s first single. It’s coming in a week or so. Explosive record, I can’t wait for y’all to hear it, man. It’s just given me a lot of time to create some real special music that’s a lot different from what people expected.

It's not that epic Sir!

Video: Lloyd Banks "On My Way"

Another one directed by the boss 50. Off his Cold Corner mixtape.

Video: Fabolous "Body Ya"

Creative and original concept.

Monday, March 29, 2010

New Artist Spotlight: Biyoo "Check This Out"

Biyoo - Check This Out

Once in a while I put some shine on up and coming artists on the blog, so after this joint landed in my inbox I decided to post and share this infectious hook with y'all. I'm streaming it for now, if you want it go get it on iTunes and support him.

Let me know what you think.

50 Cent Press Conference in Tenerife, Spain

8-Ball & MJG ft. Young Dro "DJ Bring It Back"

Dro' is that you on the horse? *Dead* oh is it because your rock of Polos?

ItsTheReal: "Bey-Z F. Baby"

Jeezy ft. USDA "Bag Music"

Nardwuar vs Snoop Dogg

He did his homework.

Video: Kelis "Acapella"

Ever since David Guetta made his European Groove sound popular with his own album, he's been the go-to guy when it comes to Pop Music (assuming he produced this track).

Video: Gucci Mane ft. Rick Ross "All About The Money"

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Video: Erykah Badu "Window Seat"

Erykah stripping to her birthday suit in public and semi-jogging For The Motherfuckin' Win. She has a great FUTURE (<--- yeah it's that ---> BIG) behind her.

Pretty dope concept if you ask me.

Addendum: The video was inspired by these two

Watch it 'til the end.

Video: Cyhi Da Prynce "Dead Prez/Ready Or Not"

More illustrations from his mixtape The Prince of Jacks. He killed that Fugges beat, flow-wise.

Joe Budden "Hello Expectations"

Joe Budden - Hello Expectations

The beat makes you wanna slap your own mama, two thumbs up on that one.

Produced by Beewirks

Video: Ludacris ft. Trina, Diamond & Eve "My Chick Bad" [RMX]

Shawnna lost! (for leaving DTP)

Video: R. Kelly "Echo" & "Be My #2"

Some yodeling here in front of a green screen.

and here, footage of a party/concert at his crib in Chi-town for his "ladies fans". Word on the street is you gotta sign some kind of waiver and confidentiality agreement when invited to his house.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Sunday, March 14, 2010

SNL Recap: Andy Samberg Digital Short "BoomBox"

Bonus: More digital shorts...

Starring James Cameron and Sigourney Weaver.


Flags of The World

Video: Joell Ortiz ft. Jim Jones "Nissan, Honda, Chevy"

They should've stuck with the Nippon theme here, Chevy is the odd one of the group, Toyota aka "Our brakes will fail you" maybe.

Video: Playaz Circle ft. Lil Wayne & Birdman "Big Dawg"

One of the couple dozen videos Wayne shot before reporting to jail.

Friday, March 12, 2010

50 Cent & G-Unit in Athens, Greece [Fan Made]

Video: K'Naan "Wavin Flag"

The song was produced in celebration for this upcoming (Summer) World Cup Soccer in South Africa

Thursday, March 11, 2010

ThisIs50 Interviews Fabolous

Young Funeral speaks on his acclaimed mixtape with DJ Drama.

Dr. Dre "HP" Commercial

You're selling laptops now too? How about you focus on releasing that "Detox" album?

Just a suggestion, that's all.

Video: Lady Gaga ft. Beyonce "Telephone"

Video: Diggy Simmons "Made You Look"

I don't rap for my age like Lil Bow Wow/The son of a King, so why would I ever bow down.

*shots fired*

I know it's hard not to make a comparison between him and Lil Bow Wow (when he came out) but there is no competition here, Diggy would've murdered Boweezy back then and now.

Flow is sick, I'm assuming he writes his own ish, I'm really impressed. Great video too btw.

Hip Hop needed this fresh sound.

Download: Diggy Simmons - Made You Look

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Another Kobe Bryant Game Winning Shot

Not quite a buzzer beater but still impressive.

ThisIs50 Interviews Ludacris

Bonus: Luda filled in for Regis this morning in "Live with Regis & Kelly" and even got Kelly Ripa to drop it low.

Rhymefest & Just Blaze in The Studio

His album El Che is dropping May 18th.

B.o.B ft. Bruno Mars "Nothing On You"

Need a hook? Holla at Bruno, he's going to put you on the radio.

Video: Serius Jones "Like Boom"

Shot during his tour in Europe.

Queen Latifah "Just Wright" Movie Trailer

Co-starring Common, Paula Patton, Pam Grier, Phylicia Rashad & appearances from NBA stars like Dwight Howard, Dwayne Wade, Jalen Rose & a few others.

Big Boi ft. George Clinton & Too $hort "For Your Sorrows"

Directed By Zach Wolfe. Album dropping soon.

Lupe Fiasco & Kenna "Resurrection"

Their Haiti Benefit song produced by Mark Shinoda. 

Video: Pill "Hear Somebody Comin"

Wale ft. Fat Trel & Black Cobain "Who Don't"

Wale ft. Fat Trel & Black Cobain - Who Don't

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Video: Teairra Mari ft. Gucci Mane & Soulja Boy "Sponsor"

Fuck that sponsorship shit, what am I getting in return of my investment? What are you bringing to the table? What happened to being an "independent" woman?

No sugar daddy over here. Get it right next time.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Watch Oscars Winner for Best Short Animated Movie "Logorama"

What would a world made of Corporate America logos look like? Great concept

T.I "I'm Back" [Prod. By The TrackSlayerz]

T.I - I'm Back [Prod. By The TrackSlayerz]

Recognize he's back.

Apple "iPad" TV Commercial

Aired during the Oscars last night for the first time.

Video: Reflection Eternal "In This World"

Truth be told, I'll probably be, lyrically Talib Kweli - Jay-Z

Talib Kweli teams up with producer Hi-Tek to revive Lyrical Hip Hop.

"Iron Man 2" Movie Trailer

"The Source" Magazine Covers: J.Cole & Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon

XXL Mag & DJ Whoo Kid Presents 10 Freshmen For 2010 Mixtape

All (17) brand new tracks from the kids, enjoy! Download the tape here

History Was Made Last Night at The Oscars: The Recap

Stand Up comedian Mo'nique won for Best Supporting Actress.

Geoffrey Fletcher was the first African American to win an Oscar as a writer for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Katheryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") was the first female to win an Oscar for Best Director, Jeff Bridges won the Best Actor award, so did Sandra Bullock for Best Actress("The Blind Side"). Christoph Waltz had a great performance in Inglorious Basterds, well deserved award for Best Supporting Actor.

Raaaaaaaandy Declares War to Justin Bieber

This kid is a trending topic every single day on Twitter, yeah I'm hating.

Jimmy Kimmel's Handsome Men's Club

Jimmy had an Oscar Special last night right after the Oscars.

SNL Finally Got Funny This Season, Courtesy of Zach Galifianakis

Best monologue of the season and he killed it during the show too.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Drake "Over" [Produced By Boi-1da & Al-Khaaliq]

Drake - Over [Produced By Boi-1da & Al-Khaaliq]

The much anticipated and Hip Hop best kept secret is finally out, check it out. Drake = Rookie of the year.

Thank Me Later coming soon.

Props to the NMC

Fabolous & DJ Drama "There is No Competition 2 - The Funeral Service"

It's finally out, but the release was overshined by Drake's first single that also dropped at the same time.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

illDoctrine: "Lyricism & Capitalsim"

What's a Wacka Flocka Flame?

Mercedes Benz F800 Car Concept Unveiled

The future is near.

50 Cent Can't Say "allure"

Lmao! That was during a press conference in Slovakia.

Young Jeezy ft. Plies "Lose My Mind"

Missed the NMC blast a couple days ago (been entertaining my brother for the past week, he's visiting from Paris), so this is me playing catch up. The track was premiered live on stage during the ATL leg of the BP3 Tour.

Young Jeezy ft. Plies - Lose My Mind


Video: DJ Khaled ft. Young Jeezy & Rick Ross "Put Your Hands Up" + Bonus Video

Bonus Video: DJ Khaled ft. T-Pain, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross & Ludacris - All I Do is Win

Video: Estelle ft. Kardinal Offishall "Freak"

A video before even creating a buzz for the record (I don't even think it's on the radio yet) is a bad marketing move.

And Estelle as a freak...Hard sell.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Monday, March 1, 2010

Video:Young Money "Roger Dat"

Actually it's just Lil Wayne, Tyga and Nicki Minaj's body

Pitbull ft. Lil Jon & Various Artists "Watagatapitusberry"

From Youtube sensation to mainstream remix. I didn't bother putting the names of the guys featured in it, cause you probably won't remember them at the end of the video.

You might be asking yourself what the hell does this word means, well it's a slang originating from the Dominican Republic, became a Youtube hit. There are a bunch of definitions out there. Google it!

Video: Travis Porter "Bananas"

Ever since that "Go Shorty (Shorty Go) I've been loving these kids mayne!!!

SNL: "We Are The World Cold Open"

Sadly the song itself was a disaster

SNL and last week host Jennifer Lopez took shots at the nobodies non-singing D-list celebrities that appeared in the video and of course at the rappers that ruined the song.

Funny stuff, J-Lo as Rihanna and her infamous adlib FTW.

Video: Trey Songz "Neighbors Know My Name"

Soft porn.

Ludacris ft. Trey Songz "Sex Room"

Ludacris ft. Trey Songz - Sex Room

Bonus video: "Thank You For Being A Friend: Ludacris"

Ha! Ha!

Ciara ft. The Dream "I'm The Bank"

Ciara ft. The Dream - I'm The Bank

Usher "Lingerie" & "Somebody To Love"

Usher - Lingerie
Usher - Somebody To Love

XXL 10 Freshmen April 2010 Cover

After Drake and Nicki Minaj both declined the invitation to appear on the magzine cover, XXL magazine still managed to come up with 10 MCs worth mentionning, here they are in no particular order:

I still need to get familiar with Donnis, Fashawn and Freddie Gibbs music, who do you think replaced Drake and Nicki on the list?