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Waka Flocka Fact Check: Why Lyricism (still) Pays in Hip-Hop

March 3, 2010 by

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LYRICS LYRICS LYRICS. Lyrics are a huge topic in hip-hop. Not only are they responsible for much of the criticism that hip-hop receives, but lyricists have really come to define the entire genre. And now, the issue of lyricism and its role in hip-hop has become a hot topic of debate. If you haven’t yet […]

“We are the World” Remake kills Hip-Hop, pisses of Jay-Z, inexplicably includes Vince Vaughn.

February 17, 2010 by

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By now we all are acutely aware that the We Are the World 25 for Haiti was a big fucking musical mess. It took something that was original and  kind of touching from the 1980’s and made it into an auto-tuned trainwreck of forced, sappy pop idiocy. Seriously, pop-idol/far-t00-young-celebrity Justin Bieber sang the opening verse. This […]

Jay-Z’s Latest Video Artistic, Makes Conspiracy Theorists’ Heads Explode

January 13, 2010 by

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Ever since Jay-Z first threw up the Diamond Cutter sign (which apparently was stolen from WWE wrestler Diamond Dallas Page, DUH), Dungeons & Dragons lovers everywhere have been speculating about his (and his cohorts’) possible ties to occult secret societies, namely the Illuminati, the Freemasons, and Lucifericists. And with his new video for “On to […]

And A Miley Song Was On

December 17, 2009 by

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Years ago whenever I wanted to piss off my roommate I would tune into the Disney Channel and crank the volume to just below the point where the neighbors would get upset. The living room shared a door with his room so even when he wasn’t watching tv, he was most definitely hearing it. He […]

And the Winner is HOV! 2009 Grammy Nominees are Awesome/ Kinda Bad.

December 8, 2009 by

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The 2009 Grammy Nominations came out on December 2, and some of my favorites are in the running. Then again, some things that I’m not so down with are also representing (and does anyone else think that it’s a little strange that The Lonely Island & T-Pain’s “I’m on a Boat” is in the running […]