Archive for December, 2006

Daily Headlines 12-27-06

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006

Nas moves 355K, scores 3rd #1 album with HHID. 

Snoop: "Guns are not good" 

Rap lyrics irrelevant to officers’ deaths

Police Nab Sean Price Concertgoer Through YouTube

Kim Mathers twin sister arrested for kidnapping her own son 

The Washington Post discovers ghostriding

Encores and departures mark Detroit’s music scene

Diddy never meant to hurt any raccoon dogs.

James Brown will lie in state at the Apollo 

Spike Lee signs on to direct a James Brown biopic that was in the works before his death 

Daily Headlines 12-26-06

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006

RIP to DJ Carl Blaze who succumbed to the 13 shots he took a couple of weeks ago.

Too Short returns to the streets of Oakland  

A Banner Christmas for Inner City Children 

Kidz In The Hall: Diplomas (And Hip-Hop) Aren’t Dead

What the hell is a raccoon dog

Fan Asks Hard Questions About Rap Music

Saigon is hosting Rap City all next week.

Super Bad

Monday, December 25th, 2006

1933-2006 

James Brown 40th Anniversary mix (By Salaam Remi) 

Nas @ Nokia Theater 12/22

Saturday, December 23rd, 2006

Video courtesy of Grandgood

Me and my boy caught Nas’s early performance at Nokia Theater in Times Square last night and it was off the scale. The highlight of the performance was easily when The Little Homey brought out Cormega to perform Affirmative Action, effectively squashing their long running beef. Foxy also came out and did her verse, but unfortunately AZ was nowhere to be seen.

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Papoose – Fruits Of Labor

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

 

From The Nacirema Dream

Papoose – Fruits Of Labor ft. Rell

Props to Young Legend

Daily Headlines 12-22-06

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

Carmen Bryan hit with a lawsuit over her compilation of whoreish endeavors.

Nas is now projected to do something like 300k in his first week in stores.

Mobb Deep cancels the remainder of their European tour after Prodigy’s Sickle Cell starts acting up. 

Diddy names one of his daughters "Jessie James." 

XXLMag.com talks to Sean Price

YN on ABC News discussing the demise of Hip Hop.

MTV Mixtape Monday’s Best of ’06.

Statik Selektah and Q-Tip team up for a J Dilla tribute mixtape

Styles P – The Ghost That Sat By The Door

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

01. Styles P. – Salute To Knockout
02. Styles P. – Air Of The Night
03. Styles P. – The Real Styles P
04. Styles P. – Ghost Who Sat By The Door
05. Styles P. – Show You How To Do This
06. Styles P. – The Blackout
07. Styles P. Feat. Willie The Kid – Makin Money
08. Styles P. – War Time
09. Styles P. Feat. Sheek Louch – Return Of The Ghost
10. Styles P. – He Old From The New
11. Styles P. – Live By The Gun
12. Styles P. – Interlude
13. Styles P. – Blown Away
14. Styles P. Feat. Talib Kweli – Testify
15. Styles P. – Niggas Aint Actin The Same
16. Styles P Feat. Lox Swizz Beatz. – Who Wanna Problem
17. J Hood – Tales From The
18. Styles P. – Enemy Of The State
19. Styles P. – Super Stars
20. Jadakiss – Power Of Aphilliation
21. Styles P. Feat. Jadakiss – This Is How We Live (Produced By Havo
22. Styles P. Feat. The Late Gerald Levert – Real ****
23. Styles P. – It’s A Ghost Town 

DJ Drama, Don Cannon and Styles P – The Ghost That Sat By The Door

Courtesy of Onsmash 

Grafh – How You Want It

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

New music from Grafh off DJ Rhude‘s upcoming mixtape We Got Now Pt. 2 

Grafh – How You Want It 

Daily Headlines 12-21-06

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

Nas is projected to do about 200k his first week.

Who Will Rule The School In ’07? 

Rap lyrics bring poetic justice, prosecutors say 

HHG talks with Amil, who sounds oddly content and not at all bitter.

Slick Rick talks to the LA Times

MC Serch talks about the White Rapper Show

Q and A with Reggie Osso and Gabriel Tolliver, authors of Bling: The Hip Hop Jewelry Book 

Davey D weighs in on Russell Simmons’ much criticized Africa trip and notes how certain hip hop pioneers once attempted to eschew jewelry altogether. 

VH1 Viewers Love Their Hip Hop 

Read a chapter of C-Murder’s debut novel "Death Around The Corner" here if you dare.

Wu signs album deal with SRC Records

Diddy had the twins. Well Kim had ‘em, Diddy will exploit them later.

Busta – Just Getting Warm

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

 

Trevor Smith samples Todd Smith for this new joint produced by Andre Young.

Busta – Just Getting Warm 

Props to Onsmash for having this like a week ago.