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Putting together a tribute performance for a fallen member of the music industry is always a tricky task, weighted with the challenge of meeting varying expectations and striking the right balance between being celebratory and mournful.
Cruel Summer wasn't exactly the critical juggernaut that many hoped for.
Show attendees got a good surprise when headlining act Q-Tip brought his pal Kanye out to play hypeman for an amplified performance of the ACTQ classic "Award Tour" yesterday at the the seventh annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival.
Hennessy's throwing a BYOB party for everyone and it's taking place in the comfort of your home.
In 2011, this is as close to a "Roll Call" as you're going to get. Annnd, in 2011, this could be considered the first noteworthy Hip-Hop full-length record to get the ball rolling; set the standard for where the beats, rhymes and life should be propelled to elevate the music standard in the commercial district. (You hear that Dre?). You've seen a little bit, and heard a few more but holy taco Batman, this is the full enchilada we're dealing with. Kanye West, Jay-Z, Marsha Ambrosius and some guy named Just Blaze (?) all help Saigon finally get his Greatest Story told and sold on 2.15.11. Three years ago, some of you current skeptics' heads would have exploded like that White supremacist on that Dave Chappelle skit. But since we're all here, how does it sound? If we're taking prop bets, how many Cigs will TSS Crew dole out for it.
Brittany Dailey Kim Kardashian Tops The 10 Highest-Earning Reality Stars List [The Daily Beast] NYC Taxi Head Urges His Members to Racially Profile Passengers [Black Voices] The Heisman Finalists Were Announced [With Leather] Wesley Snipes Talks To Larry King About Tax Conviction [...].
Kanye West may have spoiled and catered to the innernuts in the same fashion he does his bottom bishes: a little too much. Instead of reveling in the joys that My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is in stores NOW for your tangible enjoyment, they'd rather pilfer through unmastered wav.
Spoiler alert: Consequence's Movies On Demand will go down as one of the best mixtapes of 2010.
Continuing on his one man mission to bring embarrassing & enlightening Hip-Hop revelations to the masses, Skillz returns slightly ahead of schedule with the latest installment in his "Confessions" series.
Conceptually, this looks way too elaborate to be given away for free, but Dexter is a trooper and he isn't so far removed that he doesn't understand you have to give a little to get a lot in today's game.
The "Just Begun" posse weren't the only ones to leave NYC in a frenzy last night.
Q Tip's Kamaal The Abstract was a concept album that served a mish-mash of jazz, soul, rock and rap across eleven tracks.