Archive for the 'TV' Category

Killer Mike & Talib Kweli on CNN’s #Ferguson Coverage

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Killer Mike was a guest on CNN yesterday where he spoke on the ongoing situation in Ferguson, MO after the police shooting of teenager Mike Brown. As usual, Mike eloquently touches on a number of salient points about the culture of police work and young Black men in America. Nothing surprising there.

Then today, Talib Kweli was on air with anchor Don Lemon, who has been reporting from the ground for a few days now, and the segment quickly deteriorated into an on-air argument about Lemon’s greeting and interview technique. Kweli started off by challenging one of CNN’s stories on clashes between protesters and police last night, and it could have been an interesting conversation, but unfortunately it wasn’t to be.

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Video: Lil Wayne Freestyles on SportsCenter

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Earlier today, Wayne visited ESPN’s SportsCenter to reveal the artwork for Tha Carter V. He also took a couple of minutes to spit a little something over the show’s theme song.

UPDATED with footage of Wayne on First Take below. He talks about the $25,000 fine the Raptors had to pay for comments made by Drake, the Lakers, Lebron and more.

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Video: Remy Ma on 106th and Park

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Remy Ma makes her first big TV appearance since her release from prison on 106th and Park and speaks on her time in prison, catching up on the ins-and-outs of social media, how she expects her new music to be received and more.

Previously: French Montana ft. Remy Ma, Swizz Beatz & Jadakiss – Megadeath

Video: Wiz Khalifa, Nick Cannon & Megan Fox Play Pictionary

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Jimmy Fallon hosted a celebrity Pictionary game on his show earlier tonight. It’s Jimmy and Wiz vs. Megan Fox and Nick Cannon-Carey.

Part 2, plus a clip of Wiz telling the story of the first concert he ever attended below.

UPDATED: Added footage of Wiz performing “Staying Out All Night”.

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Video: Drake Hosts The ESPYS

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Drake is about halfway through his ESPYS hosting debut, here are a couple of highlights, including his Drake vs. Blake sketch featuring Chris Brown.

Watch below. We’ll update with more as it becomes available.

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Video: Road To Total Slaughter (Ep. 4)

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

In the final episode of Road to Total Slaughter, alliances are tested when West Coast brethren Daylyt and Dizaster go head-to-head. But first, Big-T takes on T-Rex. The winners of these two battles secure their spot on the undercard of Total Slaughter.

Previously: Road To Total Slaughter (Ep. 3)

Video: Road To Total Slaughter (Ep. 3)

Monday, July 7th, 2014

With just eight hours to prepare, the contestants learn who their first round opponent will be. Everyone heads to Slaughter Studios in Brooklyn for the first round of the tournament to earn a spot on the undercard of the Total Slaughter main event on July 12th. In this episode, Aye Verb goes up against Big T, and wildcard entry T Rex battles Detroit’s own Marv Won.

Previously: Road To Total Slaughter (Ep. 2)

Video: Road To Total Slaughter (Ep. 2)

Monday, June 30th, 2014

With just eight hours to prepare, the contestants learn who their first round opponent will be. Everyone heads to Slaughter Studios in Brooklyn for the first round of the tournament to earn a spot on the undercard of the Total Slaughter main event on July 12th. In this episode Daylyt battles Aronsal, and Dizaster goes up against Math Hoffa.

Previously: Road To Total Slaughter (Ep. 1)

Video: Road To Total Slaughter (Ep. 1)

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

In Episode 1, eight of the world’s best battle rappers check into the “House of Slaughter”, along with team mentors Loaded Lux and Murda Mook. It’s all fun and games from the outside, but tension rises as the hours tick closer to the first battles of the tournament. Tournament judges Slaughterhouse show up to greet contestants at the house, but when Murda Mook comes in with a surprise wild card entry, it becomes clear that no one is safe in the House of Slaughter.

Video: Dave Chappelle on Letterman

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

In support of his upcoming run of shows at Radio City Music Hall later this month with Nas, The Roots, Erykah Badu, DJ Premier and others, Mr. Chappelle stopped by Late Night to kick it with Letterman. He talked about opening for Aretha Franklin at Radio City when he was 19, bombing on stage and his kids. Of course Dave can’t give an interview on a national stage without being questioned about his abandoment of Chappelle Show and his extended but intermittent hiatus from the comedy game.

Previously: No more Chappelle Show?