Hip-Hop

KANYE WEST ATTENDS PARIS FASHION WEEK (MENSWEAR)

Kanye West attended the Lanvin fashion show during Paris week  Menswear Autumn/Winter 2009 event, last night (January 25th) Oh the shallowness of it all…… Kanye West surrounded by fellow wankers. Kanye with the crypt keeper/designer Karl Lagerfeld TWAT! Photographs: WireImage/Eric Ryan

XXL MAGAZINE FRONT COVER (MARCH ISSUE)

How could the staff over at XXL Magazine send this issue to press with that front cover??? Look at my Jim Jim. He looks mash up! Just awful!!!! He looks like a tramp! There is no doubt in my mind that Jim turned up for the shoot looking gorgeous and pristine, but the haters didn’t want my baby to shine so after the shoot they used photoshop to distort his features.   I think I need to lie down……

DEATH ROW RECORDS PUBLIC AUCTION

And so it’s finally come to this…. SMH…. OWN A PART OF HIP HOP HISTORY: 400 + INDIVIDUAL ITEMS ON THE AUCTION BLOCK! The Actual Death Row Records Electric Chair Suge Knight’s Cigars & Engraved Cases Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre’s ‘Source Awards’ Original Paintings & Framed Portraits Tupac Shakur Collectables Framed Gold and Platinum Records Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Versace & Cartier Items Fitness Equipment (The Complete Gym) New & Personal Clothing Office Computers & Furniture Promotional CD’s, Posters, Stickers, Flat’s Etc. 300,000 []

VIDEO: DMX INTERVIEW IN PRISON

For those who don’t know DMX (real name Earl Simmons) is currently serving time in an Arizona prison. I have to say… he’s never looked better! He looks healthy and clean. Anyway in this new interview he talks about his current situation, God and the Bible. Your thoughts please….

ISLAND/DEF JAM SOURCE HITS BACK AT JERMAINE DUPRI

In response to Jermaine Dupri’s interview with Essence.com, an Island/Def Jam source has come forward and disclosed the following…… Via Page Six: “After [his girlfriend] Janet Jackson’s album and tour bombed, he basically didn’t come back to work. He still collected a paycheck, but didn’t bother to do anything that he was supposed to do, like find artists, release records or actually show up. Executives tried to talk to him, but he just lost heart.” Dupri was widely blamed for Jackson’s album flop as []

JERMAINE DUPRI DISAPPOINTED IN L.A REID

Jermaine Dupri talks about his current ‘non-existant’ relationship with Universal Music Group President L.A Reid. Dupri was recently fired as President of Island Records Urban Music division.   Via Essence ESSENCE.COM: Was it an amicable parting? DUPRI: I haven’t spoken to L.A. [Reid] in three months. I don’t know if it’s amicable [considering] that they claim they put me out. I feel like it’s not amicable. Don’t lie, be real about the situation. It goes back to their having the attitude of let’s try and []

JIM JONES: NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF A&R AT KOCH RECORDS

Rapper Jim Jones is stepping back in to the corporate music world by becoming Vice President of A&R at Koch Records. Jim previously served as President of A&R at Warner Music but was later relieved of his duties due to poor performance. But don’t watch that! My Jim Jim has been given a second chance and this time I know he will flourish in this new role. Jim said in a released statement:   “It feels good to know that the hard work []

NEW MUSIC: 50 CENT – ‘PLAY THIS ON THE RADIO’

Apparently ”Play This On The Radio’ is a ‘diss track’ aimed at Lil Wayne…. (YAWN) Yes ole Fiddy is back at it again, taking shots at his fellow artists, and will drop his forthcoming album ‘Before I Self Destruct’ sometime this year… provided it’s release doesn’t get pushed back to December 2011. Your thoughts please……