QUOTE OF THE DAY: CHUCK D

“It’s really disappointing that Universal decides not to replace the vacated Def Jam job (President). Its sort of expected, and a primary reason why the music business has collapsed. The sports world relies on a mix of business people, coaches, ex players and players to further an organized growing path in what it does. Its why it does well and we remain fans. I’m embarrassed at how musicians and artists in other genres of music make us appear to be greed infested, []

DEF JAM: WE BACK NAS’ ‘NIGGER’ ALBUM

A representative for Island Def Jam has come forward to dispel growing reports that the label is planning to drop Nas, due to the title of his upcoming controversial CD, Nigger. Reports surfaced this week stating that retailers were refusing to stock the CD. According to reports, if Nas refused to change the title, Island Def Jam, which is a unit of Universal Music Group, was prepared to drop him from the label. “That is absolutely ridiculous and untrue,” an Island Def Jam spokesperson told []

KING MAGAZINE FRONT COVER: DANITY KANE

First off I thought Diddy’s TV creation split! Secondly I plan on purchaing this issue. I wouldn”t normally but on this ocassion I’m making an exception. My loyal subscriber, Joel aka Magazine Soldier has written an article which I think is featured in this issue (currently waiting for this to be confirmed by the man himself!) Any way, the article better be good Solider! lol

FLAVOR FLAV: NO WORDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

New ‘Flavor In Love’ promo photograph. I thought the last season of ‘Flavor In Love’ was the last? I’ve seen clips but have NEVER made the effort to watch an entire episode of this show. From what I’ve seen/heard its an abomination! Women fighting over THAT man, women deficating on the floor – nah!  I refuse to watch.

ATLANTIC RECORDS OFFICIALLY DROPS LIL KIM

  Billboard.com reports that rapper Lil Kim has now been officially dropped by Atlantic Records. On DJ Kay Slay’s Sirius Satellite Radio show “Streetsweeper Radio” last week, Kim shared that she harbors no ill feelings toward Atlantic. She said she was afraid to release her music independently several years ago but is now more comfortable in her knowledge of the music business to work her project. Well no surprises here folks. Next stop KOCH!