Grown men in pig masks freak me out.
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Grown men in pig masks freak me out.
She hasn't released a new album since 2009's The Element of Freedom, but's it's been a busy few years for Alicia Keys, having married and had a child with Hip-Hop superproducer Swizz Beatz in 2010 (the jealousy still palpable in men everywhere).
Pusha T stopped by <a href="http://www.inflexwetrust.com/2012/06/20/exclusive-pusha-t-talks-exodus-lil-wayne-nicki-minaj-missing-summerjam-drake-vs-chris-brown/">Flex's radio gig</a> to talk shop about Weezy, Drake versus Breezy and Nicki skipping Summer Jam.
On last Thursday night at the corner of Prince and Bowery Streets in New York City, life was good for a few people.
Most of you have already heard the pavement-cracking "Street Knock" from <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/swizz-beatz">Swizz Beatz</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/asap-rocky">ASAP Rocky</a>.
The Ides of March have come and gone and we've celebrated the month long with songs.
<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/jan/23/swizz-beatz-megaupload">Guardian:</a> Although company documents show Beatz, real name Kasseem Dean, owns no part of Megaupload, the hip-hop star was listed as CEO on the site and had advocated the service in promotional videos.
Fueled by the hardcore lyricism of The LOX, the edgy sexiness of first lady Eve and the soul-bearing intensity of de-facto crew leader DMX, the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ruff-ryders">Ruff Ryders</a> stood atop Swizz Beatz Triton keys at the top of the Hip-Hop charts from the late 90s to early 2000s.
There were at least three million reasons for that pretty mothaf*%cka <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/asap-rocky">A$AP</a> to celebrate last year.
"You the next aggin.
There's no such thing as a necessary remix in today's rap landscape, especially not when <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/swizz-beatz">Swizz</a>, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/birdman">Birdman</a> & DJ Khaled's names are included in the billing.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/chris-brown">Chris Brown</a> bought out <a href="http://www.datpiff.com/Chris-Brown-Boy-In-Detention-mixtape.257564.html">DatPiff</a> and got HotNewHipHop to cosign his adventures in rapping, titled Boy In Detention.
While the love of his life was out <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/07/alicia-keys-and-her-baby-weight-hit-the-town">taking the kids on a field trip</a>, Swizz Beatz Da Monsta was in the studio spazzing and losing his mind with his latest creation.
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Because there's no way a blatant paid advertisement like <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/06/rick-ross-swizz-beatz-meek-mill-say-reeboks-back">"Reebok Back"</a> shall be called a music video.
One of my favorite records from Tha Carter III was "Dr.
Leaving nothing sacred and no copyright left infringed, Ross and Meek turn "Tupac Back" into "Reebok Back," in what I presume is a ad-in-song for Swizz and his Kamikaze Reebok sneaker.
<a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1664355/swizz-beatz-dr-dre-detox.jhtml"> <a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1664355/swizz-beatz-dr-dre-detox.jhtml">MTV:</a> "It's just been a great experience for me, whether they go on the album, whether they don't go on the album," Swizz said of his time spent in the studio with Dre and the songs they've recorded.