Articles Posted January 2010

  • How To Report The News

    How To Report The News

    Charlie Brooker (aka the Jon Stewart of the UK) takes an incisive look at some annoying news cliches. Booker guides us through inane images of pedestrians, obligatory shots of overweight people, and graphs designed to…

  • Lupe’s ‘Lasers’ Album Cover Revealed

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    Lupe’s ‘Lasers’ Album Cover Revealed

    Kanye’s ghostblogger unveiled this cover under the title Super Fresh Cover. Uh, never mind. It’s no longer the album cover. Well, at least we now know that the album really exists.

  • Mos Def – White Drapes [Video]

    Mos Def – White Drapes [Video]

    Without an album to plug, Dante continues to impress. “White Drapes” is taken from Michael Sterling Eaton’s album Mictape Vol. 1, which also features The Cool Kids, Stally, Curren$y, Ernie Gaines, and Scoop Deville.

  • Arenas’ Punishment Doesn’t Fit the Crime

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    Arenas’ Punishment Doesn’t Fit the Crime

    So, David Stern suspended Gilbert Arenas (50 games) and Javaris Crittenton (38 games) following what we will henceforth address as “Gilbert’s firearm incident.” Arenas stands to lose $7 million of his $16 million salary this…

  • Chris Matthews Declares Obama Non-Black for an Hour

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    Chris Matthews Declares Obama Non-Black for an Hour

    Chris Matthews was so enamored by Obama’s speech last night that he admittedly forgot Obama was black. Matthews was all like, “This guy can’t be black. He has no negro dialect. Besides, shouldn’t he be…

  • Hello YouTube Disco, RIP Pandora

    Hello YouTube Disco, RIP Pandora

    Just when you thought YouTube was starting to lose some of its mojo, Google pulls another rabbit out of its development hat. YouTube Disco (or YouTube Music Discovery Project and Playlist Creation Tool for short)…

  • Bun B and GLC – Happiness Over Riches

    Bun B and GLC – Happiness Over Riches

    Happiness over Riches Bun B is the hardest working man in hip-hop. Period. When he’s not busy popping up at rap shows, you can find him dishing 16s to pretty much anyone with a mic…

  • It’s an iPad

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    It’s an iPad

    After 200 years of hype and speculation, Apple has revealed its latest it device. It’s a 9.7-inch screen, 1/2-in thick, 1 1/2 lbs tablet dubbed iPad. Seriously, iPad? That could be the worst name for…

  • The Coolest CD Packaging Ever

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    The Coolest CD Packaging Ever

    Behold the CD packaging for Freeway and Jake One’s Stimulus Package, courtesy of Brent Rollins, same artistic mastermind behind the Ego Trip series. I believe that Freeway and Rhymesayers have just elevated the album packaging…

  • School of Economic Hard knocks

    School of Economic Hard knocks

    fearboom Rapping about the size of one’s penis is easy. Compressing the complexities of the global economic turmoil into one concise rap song? Now that requires skill. It’s even more challenging if you’ve never written…

  • J Cole and Pharrell Love a Good Slumber Party

    J Cole and Pharrell Love a Good Slumber Party

    J Cole and Pharrell Williams were caught exiting what was either a slumber party or an exhaustive recording session. If a picture says a thousand words, this one says “J Cole is about to make…

  • Dilla Estate Finally Rid Of Putrid Legalese

    Dilla Estate Finally Rid Of Putrid Legalese

    After being entangled in legal f*ckery for a long time the estate of James ‘Dilla’ Yancey is finally back on track. There’s a new website which services as a contact point for anything officially involving…

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