Talib Kweli breaks down two records for Jay-Z's Life+Times blog, one classic track and one off his latest album. In the video above, Talib decodes "Turnt Up" off his recent album Prisoner of Conscious. Below, you can watch Talib break down his classic record "Get By" in which he says Jay-Z and The Beatles were major inspirations for the track. Make sure to buy
Locksmith relives the murder of his cousin in this emotional video. The song is off his The Green Box LP. Says Locksmith:
Since the murder of my cousin, I had been searching for the right way to properly express my grief. This song and video is dedicated to his mom (may she rest in peace) and any one who has lost someone to violence.
The video for one of, if not, the biggest song of the year for Soca music is here. Personally, I suggest watching the video, then reading what Bunji said below the video and watch it again. I did and it makes a bit more sense.
“This is just a music video- it’s not a movie, but it’s not the typical music video where there’s just a lot of dancing.
New single off Watching Movies With The Sound Off. Album drops June 18.
Kanye West called himself "the worst kind of celebrity" on Wednesday night in concert at the Adult Swim channel's upfront party.
What at first sounded like an uncharacteristic display of low self-esteem quickly turned, and the West we know and love emerged as confident and Amazing as ever. The rapper is the "worst kind of celebrity," because "all I do is make real music," he said in perfect sing-song.
LOL! Wayne Brady is hilarious!
He went on The Sway Morning Show and he was dope, but he was actually really good and funny. He went in on Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Jay-Z, President Obama and a bunch of there stuff like the state of HIp-Hop.
Rap isn't a barometer for Blackness, but nobody can't question Wayne Brady after this one!