Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Teach Me How To Dougie Goes Too Far

New York Elitist... What!? Can You Teach Me How To Dougie??

Being from NY I can honestly say I have no idea what that even means... Apparently neither does this guy. Check out when learning how to "Dougie" goes terribly wrong.

If you live under a rock, or don't waste your time with poor music... check out the song. It goes hard at parties for sure.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Another Jay on Roc Nation?

Over this past weekend a new Jay signed with Roc Nation; and this one doesn't end with hyphen "Z".

It's Jay Electronica - A seriously talented MC that has yet to make a serious, commercially successful, breakthrough in the game. However, teaming-up with Jay-Z is almost certain to end this streak. If 'HOV' can do for Jay Elect as he did for another J... J.Cole... We should hear a lot more of the Magnolia Projects prodigy invading our airwaves soon.

The signing came at the distress of P. Diddy, who was working hard to sign Jay to Bad Boy.

(The following is an excerpt from that highlighted Jay Elects and Diddy's beef over Twitter)

Twitter war:

Diddy: “Damn it hurts in a whole other way when someone you felt and I mean really felt was your Friend, Betrays you. It hurts when Breathe.”

Pretty emo, Diddy.

Diddy: “Before we start the week off with Rumors. I am not mad at Jay Z! I’m not mad at anyone! Jz was not the friend I was referring 2 Be clear.”

Nice try at a back-pedal, but of course, Jay was a little offended:

Jay: @iamdiddy you should be more clear than that too brother. betrayal is a serious allegation. real talk

Jay: @iamdiddy and you know im gonna be me so i ant gonna be holding my tongue if you gon be out here emotional and wreckless with it.

Jay: #WhateverHappenedTo Congratulations Blackman, i’m happy for you.

Diddy: @JayElectronica I proud of you! I’m happy for you. I love you! I congratulate you’ I’m not mad at you! All I wanna do is see you win! All love

Jay: @iamdiddy Thank you Blackman. Now Lets GO!!!! #NoBitchassness in 2011. Lets GO!!!

If you ask NYElitist, I find it funny that drama like this is even posted to Twitter. Hip Hop used to be Hard... but man is this some soft serve Carvel type bullsh*t!

Anyways, since the signing Jay Elect has dropped "The Announcement" & "Shiny Suite Theory" - Both of which I would consider STRAIGHT FUEGO.  Those familiar with Jay know he has a unique style, and incredible depth in his lyrics. Take a listen-

"They rather take a shot of Belve just to spite you, they passin' judgements cause they feel they have the right to, Fuck 'em"

"Shhh....T'was the night before the comin', sugar plum candy coated lines for the dummies, decoded Hieroglyphics in the shrines for the mummies, we not Illuminati but our eyes on the money... My minds on the scripture, it's beautiful, I see every line on the picture"

Jay Electronica The Announcement CDQ

jay electronica shiny suit theory feat. jay z the dream and charlotte gainsbourg

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Interview : Del The Funky Homosapien

I had the chance to interview Del The Funky Homosapien before his "Secret Concert" at SUNY Purchase.

The event was sponsored by Red Bull and turned out to be a pretty crazy Thursday night. I was a few deep so I invited some friends of mine to participate in the discussion. We spoke for about half hour, and Del had a lot to say. I edited it down for time. He was very cool and had an interesting view on music. Check it out.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Consequence "I Hate to be the Bearer of Bad News"

Flex played this about twenty times over last night (and I know he does that a lot) for a good reason! To quote my favorite DJ, "THIS IS SO TOUGH RIGHT NOW NEW YORK"

I have to agree... I am feelin' this a lot right now.

"We run the city like the Cuomo's, except with more mojo & red carpet photo's"


New Music

Figured I am well overdue on a new music post.

The following are just some of the new bangers out right now - Let me know if you like it, love it, not into it, or absolutely can't stand it.

Ghostface Killer - "Together Baby"
 I am most definitely feeling this song by Ghostface, and the beat is dope. 

Reek Da Villain - "Sing Like Bilal Remix"
Not sure why Reek was the first to get on this beat with Joell Ortiz. I don't think anyone right now can really keep up with Joell, but Reek's verse is alright and this beat stays crazy.

Wiz Khalifa Featuring Curren$y - "Huey Newton"
Not too sure how this was a trending topic on twitter yesterday. Not feelin' this at all. Maybe it is because I am a Wiz hater, or maybe it's because I expected a lot heading into it, but this will not make it to my Itunes. Can anyone tell me why they like Wiz Khalifa? At first he was alright, but how many times can I hear someone rap about getting high? Thats not even the problem, the problem is he fails to do it in different ways. Every song sounds the same to me.

Busta Rhymes Ft. Reek Da Villain - "Conglomerate Remix"
Wish it wasn't edited. Regardless, Busta's flow is perfect for this beat. I like this song a lot more than the original. Can't say I was too thrilled about the Eminem & Lil Wayne duo - and I know I wasn't the only one.

Sheek Louch Featuring Jeremih - "Party After 2"
Should be added to the weekend playlist for sure. D-Block Baby!

Kanye West - "Can We Get Much Higher"
Not sure if this is the actual title of the song... but it should be. There's no doubt that Kanye is back on his grind like Tony Hawk; and this is another amazing song he dropped. Not into all his "artistic" music videos & stuff, but his music has definitely been on point.

[Flash 9 is required to listen to audio.]

50 Cent Featuring Bobby Valentino - "Alter Ego"
As much I love fif, not really into his verse at the beginning of the track. However, Valentino kinda rips it. Wish it were longer. 

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Nicki Minaj

Now I don't want anyone to start judging me immediately after the following comment but... Nicki Minaj is growing on me.

I know, I know... Even I was reluctant when she first came on the scene. Between the fact that she is signed to Young Money (my least favorite) and that every white girl knows all of her lyrics, I could not stand her. But then once I heard her verse on Drake's, "up all night" - I started to gain respect for hip hop's sexiest female artist from Queens, NY.

And then, "Roman's Revenge" came out recently, featuring arguably one of the best ever in the game; Eminem. And let me say, I've only listened to it a few times but I'm into it. Eminem brings back some of his old swagger and drops that double-time flow he's been doing on everything.

Others I have spoke with aren't really feelin' it because of the beat... but out of my love for Swizzy I can't knock it no matter how hard i try. Some people have been trying to explain to me that Nicki is dissing all of her haters, specifically Lil' Kim - but I don't usually read into that bullsh*t.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Favorite Tweets

Alright, so I was fairly busy this week and wasn't checking twitter too much, but even I realized it was a weak week for tweet's. Not even 50 posted anything funny, and he's usually on top of his game. 

So this week I am only featuring tweets by a few silly motherfu*kers that I love. Everyone else was ridin' D like they Katt Stacks; and I'm not about to post tweets where you be shoutin' out your boy or whatever. 

(To my readers - If you follow any funny rappers, post a comment and let me know. I'll start following them) 

The few favorite's of the week....

 Wiz Khalifa 

waken...baken...thanken whoever she learned that from

 Joell Ortiz 
dont listen to these stiff ass, stick in the mud, so called ex hustlers yall. Its cool to SMILE and have a good fucking time. word

 Joe Budden 
So last night.. I made some really weird noises while I was bustin.. & this morning she brought it up.. Shit was mad embarrassing, lol

 Joell Ortiz 
Lost my Blackberry AGAIN... Sprint has to be thinking i'm kingpin of an insurance fraud operation by now. smh

 Joe Budden 
Yo, if Dallas doesn't fire anybody after this effort then Jerry really aint tryin to win..


My daughter is so beautiful. She has the best Mother in the world. I love them.

(To quote Ed Lover... C'Mon Son! It's all good you got love for your family, but we ain't trying to hear that bullsh*t.)

Monday, October 25, 2010

BB King's Bound & Down

Obviously, after I hyped up Mood Muzik 4, it's only natural that I made attendance mandatory for the album release concert tomorrow at one of my favorite venue's, BB Kings.

Hopefully Budden will be in attendance. According to the New Jersey Journal, a warrant has been issued for his arrest after Budden failed to pay $13,000 in child support. A charge he was arrested for a prior time in 2009.

Hopefully my man will use his paycheck from Tuesday night's concert to cover the diapers. I am not trying to miss this concert over some, "baby mama drama". My dad didn't pay child support, and his ass never got locked up for it!

If you're not down with the get down, I suggest you hit up Ticketmaster ASAP for a ticket. They are only $20 and the funds will benefit a young New Jersey baby.

                                                   "Chuck, Chuckin' up the DEUCES"

PS - Joe Budden tweeted at me that he will be going on stage around 11... So don't show up early because there are no opening acts.

Joe Budden - Mood Muzik 4

According to my book of records, there are only three positive things that have come out of the state of New Jersey...  Giants Stadium, The Jersey Shore, and Joe Budden.

The more I listen to Budden, the more I wish he was from NY. Unfortunately, life isn't like the Yankees, and we can't just buy & take credit for all the talent out their in the world of hip-hop. 

That being said, Mood Muzik 4 might very well be the best mixtape/album out of Budden's career to date. The full mixtape leaked this weekend and as I work my way through the tracks all I can think is, "how does this guy not run out of lyrics?" What Budden is doing on this album is giving me hope for hip hop. His lyrics display a great deal of depth, which not only demonstrates his lyrical talent, but the amount of work/time he put into it; which is something I cannot say for most of the main stream rappers (AKA Lil' Wayne) whom often seem like their verses are a freestyle they spit while half comatose. 

The first song I feel in love with off the album is a track entitled, "Black Cloud". Joey has a knack for making what I refer to as, "anthems" - Serious-toned songs that I find myself listening to on the regular that get me focused and amped while I go about my day.

Another song I want to talk about off the album is, "No Idea". Joey demonstrates what I would consider the only "cool" way to sing on a track. No robot-voiced-auto-tuned-bullsh*t, No Drizzy-Di*k-Ridin', just real thoughts and emotions over protools.

"So sick it’s livid, all pics are vivid, 
A stiff of being gifted, gotta be equipped to live with- His critics, misquote him
and miss tid-bits - So he’s mislabeled, misunderstood, misfit’d"

"...A doomed fate,
living with who you’d soon hate.
Ex life partners 

trying to co-exist as roommates.
Once you go through it you’ll believe it
And you’ll never give a woman more than you’ll want her to leave with"

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Top Tweets

Now it's no secret that twitter is everywhere. It seems like everybody is "tweeting" (or as I prefer to call it, "twitting") all the time. But it seems like rappers have taken it to another level. My timeline is constantly blown up with tweets from some of my favorite rappers; and while they are entertaining, I am starting to worry that they are focusing too much on twitter, and not enough on their music. 

Nonetheless, I love it. To be honest, the only reason I ever set up a twitter account in the first place was to follow Rappers..... and Shaq. But I am sorry to say I can't remember the last time I checked out what the big fella had to say, because the more rappers I follow on twitter, the more their thoughts flood out anyone else's. 

That being said, I am going to start a weekly post featuring what I think are the "Top Tweets of the Week" - Kind of like the Sports Center Top 10 of Twitter. Not exactly sure how I am going to go about my selection process just yet, but for now, here's a preview to grab some interest. 


JoellOrtiz Joell Ortiz

"Enough wit all the "he say, she say" shit... Unless "he say, she say" she on my dick"!!!!

Rap groups break up! Real n****s keep it loyal til death! Dont let these clowns sell u an gee'd up image! I'm in gorilla warfare mode!vol 1!

TheRealRoyce59 RoyceDaFive9

You can cook bacon in the oven if your creative.. You have to be positive about it.. I'm tweeting all positive shit today..

RealTalibKweli Talib Kweli Greene

No weapon formed against me shall prosper. You cannot leave me behind when I'm always 3 steps ahead.

RealWizKhalifa Wiz Khalifa

been time travelin wit no service but we in pullman washington tonite. roll up like pants legs in tha 90's

JoellOrtiz Joell Ortiz

I just wanna punch tour dj frequency in the face. No beef-no drama, no real reason. I just wanna snuff him.

JoeBudden Joe Budden

If in your relationship u find that u & your significant other agree on EVERYTHING ???!!! .. it means only 1 of u is doing the thinking.


Somebody said weed makes them rap better that's a lie just say no to drugs. 50cent

My New Benz All White, Call It John McCain

Ill license plate
This is the most appropriate license plate I've seen in a minute... best part is, this song was bumpin' out the subs!

I Been Gone For a Minute, Now I'm Back With The New Sh*t

, Alright, so I know I've been slacking but here is what should def be on blast in the whip right now.

1.) First off, the hottest track out right now might very well be the Mechanics Remix. The sample is tough, and the track is packed with New York MC's. Including two of my all time favorites, Busta Rhymes and the M.E.T.H.O.D. MAN -

2.) Secondly, I know it's been out for a little while now but I have to mention it... The "runaway" joint by Kanye Featuring Pusha-T is one of my new anthems. Hands down one of my favorite songs to rock-out to on solo while I'm beastings on fools on 287.

3.) For my corny track of the day, I have to say I've been bumpin' this new 50 cent & Jeremih, "Down on me". Honestly, for all the haters out there, play this & try and tell me it isn't hot!

4.) And finally, Here's my throwback for the day - Busta Rhymes, "So Hardcore". If you forgot about this one, I don't want to know what other sh*t you been forgettin' in your life. 
Busta Rhymes - So Hardcore

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Joell Ortiz Freestyle - "Joell Christopher"

There's no doubt Joell Ortiz has been absolutely killin' it lately. Since he ripped apart the booth on Funk Flex I haven't heard anything I don't like from rap's top free agent. His newly released track entitled, "Joell Christopher" goes hard. The first release off his next mixtape, "Mixtape of the Year" dropping november 16th, backs up the cockiness of the title. My favorite part of the verse comes at the end. "Untamable dog go on and fetch me a whisperer, Joell Christopher, the best spitter... And don't forget the signature - YAOWA"

Now Lets Start The Show

To the few that may ever glance at this; Welcome. This is my first blog post of what is hopefully  (if I succeed at sticking to it) just one of many. I plan to discuss hip-hop on a variety of levels and topics, and from different angles. However, being raised in New York, and being a full-out New York hip-hop fan, I am going to be biased towards my state. That does not mean I won't talk about hip-hop outside the tri-state, but it does mean that it will be my primary focus. 

As I begin to slowly create this blog, and make my first post, I stumbled upon a new Kanye track entitled, "Devil in a New Dress." I still haven't got back into Kanye since I became a hater after his album, "808's & Heartbreak" (and no, I wasn't crazy about Power, and I hated that "artistic" video he TRIED to pull off) but I can't lie, this song is going to get me back into his music.

"Put your hands to the constellations. 
The way you look should be a sin, 
you my sin-sation"

The beat is classic Kanye; dope sample, dope drums. But what I've been missing from the Louis Vuitton Don is that old "feel-good" music he used to drop on us when he first came on the scene. This reminds me of that. I pray for his rebirth.

Now I can't say it is hotter than Kanye's, but I was shortly after put-on to J.Cole's version of the track and I couldn't help but feel like his version entitled, "Villematic" may overshadow Kanye's. Cole slowly continues to be one of my favorite new rappers. Although he isn't from NY he did attend St. John's University, so he was SCHOOLED IN NY. For me, he kills it with this opening line...

"To the college kids, no scholarships
starting your semester.
Unpacking your suitcases, filling up your dresser.
Enjoy it while you got it, after that it’s God bless ya.
Life is your professor, know that b-tch is gon' test ya."

And Continues to kill it with more lines that a college kid like me can't help but love right now. 

"Why Ya'll was browsin', I was takin' out them student loans.
Tryna do this shit better than the niggas that we grew up on.
Name a fuc-in song I ain't threw up on.
Talk is cheap it's like y'all grew up in a jewish home."

Both are definitely about to stay on blast in the hoop-T for the next few weeks.