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LIL WAYNE: REP FROM STRAPPED CONDOMS SENDS CEASE AND DESIST ORDER TO WEBSITE!

March 17, 2008 2 comments

Oh dear oh dear……

Well it seems that the online circulation of the promotional material below, featuring Lil Wayne has got folk over at Strapped towers all hot and bothered!

A representative from Strapped LLC has obviously read the online commentary slating  the imagery used to promote the brand, and has resorted to sending a cease and desist order to website Highbrid Nation, ordering them to remove the ‘offending piece of material’ or face legal action.

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Read cease and desist order below:

“To Whom It May Concern:

I am representing ######## and Strapped LLC. It has come to our attention that materials (the likeness of characters, video and graphics concerning Strapped Condoms and the Artist “Lil Wayne”) posted on your Website are the sole property of our client Strapped. The images that you currently have posted, in regards to Strapped Condom Campaign Ad, have not been approved for release by Strapped Condom LLC. Strapped and ########## has not approved and disassociates themselves from the public dissemination of this material. Strapped has never authorized this material to be disclosed or published and your continued display of the material could result in your company being held liable for violating Strapped’s proprietary rights, and for the possible defamation of #########. Your continued dissemination and use of this material is in violation of Strapped’s statutory and legal rights. All images and likeness of the said parties are being used in a defamatory context and need to be removed from your sites & or publications to avoid any further legal actions. ” Continue reading

And they better not even think about sending me a cease and desist order! LOL!

(Thanks for alerting me to this Mike)

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US EVENT: JERMAINE DUPRI AND ANDRE HARRELL – ‘HOW TO GET A RECORD DEAL’

March 17, 2008 5 comments

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Two of the biggest names in music will teach you how to get a record deal and succeed in music: Create the perfect demo, get it into the hands of A&R executives and then get it sold in stores. You could even become a household name.

Date: 03-20-08

Time: 6:30 – 9:30

Location: 481 Eighth Avenue @ 34th Street

Venue: The New Yorker Hotel

Venue Phone Number: 212-301-2285

Class Code: NY-011

Pre-Registration Price: $29.99

Door Price: $39.99

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Hmmmmm…..I’m sorry but Andre and Jermaine’s game plan seems a little dated.

Why waste time creating the “perfect demo” when we all know that demos received by A&R’s/executives rarely get listened to and end up in the bin.

In this day and age budding artists can just set up a Myspace page, upload their music and can work their product to death at very little expense,  just sitting at their computers (e.g. Soulja Boy and Sean Kingston). 
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And the end result?
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Label executives came knocking on THEIR doors!
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The Internet is a beast that cannot be tamed!
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I wonder if they plan on discussing the current state of the music industry, falling record sales, the digital era and why label executives (themselves included) continue to still live in a state of denial?  

VH1 GREEN-LIGHTS FIRST INTERRACIAL DATING SHOW

March 17, 2008 5 comments

Reality series will feature a white father of two looking for black love.VH1 has reportedly given a green-light to “Interracial Love,” a reality show about a white male looking to find an African American girlfriend. Writer “Lynn” of VH1realityworld.com says the show will star …   Read More

‘Interracial Love’ – LMAO!!!! (SMH…)

Is VH1 running out of ideas? Do we really need to be exposed to yet another ‘reality’ show debacle featuring highly embarrasing offkey individuals? 

Your thoughts please…..

HALLE BERRY GIVES BIRTH TO A BABY GIRL

March 17, 2008 5 comments

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Halle Berry has given birth to a baby girl at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, according to reports.

Star magazine reports Berry, 41, gave birth to the 7lb 4 oz girl at 10:17am Sunday morning. Continue Reading

FILM TRAILER: BATMAN – THE DARK KNIGHT

March 17, 2008 Leave a comment

Starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger

Release Date: 25th July 08

I am a huge Batman fan, so I will definitely check out this latest installment.

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