Friday, July 10, 2009

Is Bow Wow contemplating suicide??

Let me start off by saying that I'm sorry I haven't posted for a while, but back to the story!

On July 7 Bow Wow Twittered: "Man I be gettn bored wit life"...."I wish I neva did or seen err thang so soon. I have nuffn to look forward to. I'm down more than I am a dark place! goodbye."

Personally, I think this is just his whole "kid rapper" persona losing the "kid" part, and starting to lose the "rapper" part! Seriously though, I think he needs to reinvent himself, artistically. He should also decide if he wants to just be a rapper, or just be an actor, and no combination of the both. Lets hope this Twitter is just him getting bored, and not him thinking suicidal thoughts out loud!

Monday, May 18, 2009

DMX: From Prison to Tour in 24 Hours

DMX is out of jail and has reportedly planned an 11 city tour, which started May 14, in Phoenix, Arizona. This tour is to show the fans that he's back, Hip-Hop Press reported:

“His touring schedule will be later this fall; however he will be making appearances at certain concerts and special events to let his fans know that the DOG is Back! Dates include: Phoenix (May 14-15), Las Vegas (May 16-17), Los Angeles (May 21-22), Albuquerque (May 23), Denver (May 24), Atlanta (May 29), Houston (May 30) and Dallas (May 31).”

DMX's attorney, Glenn Allen ad this to say in a press release:

"He's extremely happy that he's home," Allen said. “We look forward to being able to handle his case with him out of custody."

For the past 90 days, DMX had been in jail on charges of animal cruelty, and various drug charges. Lets hope he stays out of trouble so he can continue to make better music!!

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Jay-Z-Soulja Boy Collab?

Soulja Boy, being hard at work on his new album "The DeAndre Way" recently told MTV this:

"This album will be a classic. A lot of people been sleeping on Soulja Boy for a long time, when I first came out with 'Crank Dat' it was so big, gimmicky and catchy it went five times platinum and a lot of people were stuck on it for a long time. They said I was garbage, they said I was a one-hit wonder. Now I came out with 'Kiss Me Through The Phone', my second No. 1 single and I released 'Turn My Swag On,' my third No. 1 single and now I'm going into my third album. I got everybody's ears open right now...Mark my words, this album will go platinum...I'm reaching out to hip-hop's greatest...Your Jay-Zs, your Kanyes and your Lil Waynes."

Will he follow through on this offer? I don't know, but what I do know is that his 4 hours of fame needs to hurry up and be over with!

Saturday, May 16, 2009

50 Cent to star in remake of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

50 Cent has signed on to remake the classic "The Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde". 50 cent will work with Forrest Whitaker on the film. Production will be handled by Glasshouse Pictures' Brett Walsh, and Cheetah Vision Films' Randall Emmett. Executive Producer Luc Roeg told Variety.
"The combination of such formidable talent in front of and behind the camera will turn this wonderful gothic story into a modern classic for a whole new generation."

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Rick Ross wears knockoffs?

Rick Ross was on the cover of the May issue of XXL magazine. He is photographed close up, while wearing Louis Vuitton sunglasses. Micheal D. Pantalony, Vuittons attorney, mailed a letter to XXL's editorial staff saying that the glasses are "counterfeit" and that they caused "confusion" to consumers. the letter also said that the company has no association with Rick Ross, or XXL.

The entire letter can be read here:

Monday, May 11, 2009

Beef: Nick Cannon vs. Eminem

Recently a track leaked off of Eminem's new album called "Bagpipes from Baghdad". In this track, Eminem basically pulls an all out assault on Mariah Carey. Nick Cannon was then quoted on saying that there would be "repercussions" for Eminem once it all got settled. He said that Eminem's career had been tainted once he talked about the husband and wife, and that he is not going to let this go easily.

In my opinion, Nick Cannon had every right to defend his wife. Every sensible man in America would have done the same thing. What I am looking forward to is what this whole war of words will turn out to be. I call on Nick Cannon to put out a "Try Me" type diss for Eminem to answer.
That would be interesting, Nick Cannon vs. Eminem sort of like Rick Ross vs. 50 Cent.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Review: Asleep In The Bread Aisle-Asher Roth

Overall, I thought that this album was sub-par. After listening to "The Greenhouse Effect" mix-tape, I expected more from Asher. Anyway, here's the review track by track:

1.Lark On My Go-Kart- One of the smoothest flowing songs I have heard in a while. While the content is a little too random for my taste, Oren Yoel delivers on the beat. Rating: 4/5

2.Blunt Cruisin'- After listening to this track, I was surprised that it wasn't released as single. It is extremely good until the part where he sees headlights and "starts to freak". I really don't like dialogue not written into a song. Rating: 3/5

3.I Love College- The first single off of the album, probably what everyone considers what this album will be remembered by. I think that it is a good song but not the best off of the album. Rating: 3/5

4.La Di Da- A coping method of sorts, Roth raps about how when people put him down, or tells him to quit he just sings "La Di Da Da Da". Rating: 2/5

5.Be By Myself- Cee-Lo does a really good job on singing the chorus in this one. Not a Great song, but good for a filler on the album. Rating: 3/5

6.She Don't Wanna Man- An ode to women who go to clubs not to get men, but to just dance and have a good time. I think that they could have gotten someone better than Keri Hilson to sing the hook, but it's his first album so she'll do. Rating: 2/5

7.Sour Patch Kids- I only listened to this a couple of times, but the times I did, I found it annoying. Rating: 1/5

8.As I Em- This track addresses the Eminem comparisons that Asher Roth has drawn in his short career. I personally think that this is the best track on the album. Chester French did extremely well on the chorus. Rating: 5/5

9.Lion's Roar- When I saw that Busta rhymes was on this track I couldn't wait to hear it. Sadly, I was disappointed. Rating: 2/5

10.Bad Day- Anyone who has flown coach on an airplane will know what this track is talking about. Jazze Pha is really good on the chorus, his gravelly voice really conveys a message of anger. Rating 4/5

11.His Dream- Here Mr. Roth talks about the sacrifices a man(his dad?) makes to provides for his family. I wish it was sped up a bit. Rating: 4/5

12.Fallin'- Probably the happiest track on the album, you can almost See the smile on Mr. Roth's face while he reminisces about his beginnings in rap. Rating: 3/5