You Must Learn! News, headlines and other stuff you may not want to read but should!
Even though it may seem obvious from the outside, many people may not understand why people from other countries hate Americans so much. Yeah, we know the main reason, but this page, found at Reddit, beaks it down!
The Story Behind MySpace By Dan Mitchell A controversial new report into MySpace alleges that its founders came from companies involved with spam, spyware, and adware.
Word on the Street
The new video game Saint's Row looks to be gunning for the top spot as the street wise hip-hop video game of choice, currently held by Grand Theft Auto. Ghostface, David Banner, and Daz Dillenger are just some of the rap acts that are on the soundtrack and have their music featured in the game. Check the link below to see the exclusive Daz Dillenger video!
Click on flyer to get your pre-sale tickets to this all ages show.
Qwel & Meaty Ogre's Freezerburner CD is out on the critically acclaimed indie label, Galapagos 4. Qwel will be in Los Angeles tonight, with Qwazaar, at Chinky Eyed spot at The Knitting Factory, giving Cali a dose of their Typical Cats flow. Make sure you in the spot for this event! Need tickets? Visit Chinky Eyed's & Swizzoe's MySpace pages and tell them Q sent you! See you at the show.
Big shouts to Clyde over at HipHopPress. Clyde runs several websites that deal with hip-hop, Hiphoppress is one I check constantly for news. He helped me out with a project a while ago and I never gave him proper thanks. Check his site out!
MySpace artist/pages to watch-
Ras Kass – MySpace page Song pick – "Hush Little Baby" answer track to Game with printed lyrics. "Lancaster ain't close to Compton" Damn!
Oh No Song Pick – "Smile A Lil Bit" feat. Posdonous (De La Soul)
XE03 – This rock band is fronted by Persia White, co-star on UPN's show "Girlfriends" and PETA advocate. Song Pick – "Marry Me". There is no need to ask me twice! See you in Vegas!
Be on the lookout!
Potluck Straight Outta Humboldt — Suburban Noize Records
Just as the title suggest, this is one doped out CD. Look for a full review of the CD here soon, I have my copy and plan on giving you the run down ASAP. Until then you can get a look over at their MySpace page.
October, 8 2006
Prodigal Sunn In-Store CD Signing & Performance
606 West Pico Boulevard, Downtown L.A., CA 90015 Cost: Free
Free In-store performance & 10% off sale all day! Prodigal was known as the "Sun of Man" and later re-christened "Prodigal Sunn" by childhood friend Killah Priest in reference to Luke chapter 15, verse 32. Along with Hell Razah and Sixty Second Assassin, they would form the first group associated with the Wu Tang Clan known as Sunz Of Man.
They would go on to release 2 studio albums, the legendary The Last Shall Be First and Saviors Day as well as an EP, numerous mix tape projects, and a classic radio single with "Shinin' Star" featuring Earth Wind & Fire and Ol' Dirty Bastard. Prodigal built a reputation as one of the more socially conscious and lyrically deep artists associated with the Wu family.
Come say hello to Prodigal Sunn; buy an autographed CD and watch him perform live in-store! Support real hip-hop, cop Return of the Prodigal Sunn CD at the in-store!
Don’t forget to bring your camera and your friends!
That’s not all. The new JhaVoice CD Voice 2 Sing"(Kayaro Records) is here! Make sure you stop by SolSounds and get your copy for some exotic, urban sounds from the singer/songwriter. Visit jhavoice's myspace for more info!
Check out these related pages:
JhaVoice-Live at the Key Club – Sept. 22nd 11:30 PM! Bring copy of flyer below to get reduced price-$10.00!
Kansas Shitty Woman – A very odd evening of jazz with Mr. James Brown (Interesting review of a strange night onstage with The Godfather of Soul)
Day Five-Rotten-from Stark Raving Black (a look into what it's like traveling overseas while Black. Filled with drama, suspense and a happy ending.. sort of.)
Soap Not Spray Can: Reverse Graffiti Art. (It's the new style! You can't be arrested for property damage if your actually cleaning up and washing the walls. I wonder how long it will be before we see this style of writing in New York and LA?)
Pop quiz: DJ Shadow (Article on the forward thinking beat maker DJ Shadow.)
Beyonce Knowles fed up with Jay-Z working. (Is she leaving? After you read this you must play the Audio Pick of the Day below!)
Audio Pick of the Day — "Reasonable Doubt [Clean] – Can't Knock the Hustle" – Jay-Z
50 Cent – "F…. That" G-Unit Radio #22 Mixtape Hip Hop Is Dead
50 Cent, Ft. Tony Yayo, and Hot Rod – "Get Down [Dissin Diddy]" These are two of 50 Cent's latest tracks, one directed by Sean (P. Diddy) Combs. Looks like 50 has another target in his sights. Let's see if Didy responds to the this track.
"Violent By Design [Bonus DVD] – Heavenly Divine Remix" – Jedi Mind Tricks (One of the hardest hitting crews outta the East Coast ripping this seldom heard remix track)
"e=mc2 feat. common" – J Dilla (snippet from the J Dilla Shining LP. GET THIS CD NOW!)
"'Keep Bouncin' feat. Snoop Dogg – Too Short" – Too Short – "Why you gotta say it like Short?" The Oakland OG is at it again, this time he's steady dippin with Uncle Snoop and Will.I.Am (Black Eyed Peas)!
"Hands Up" – Lloyd Banks, G-Unit member and general rhmye animal, gets open on this cut.
"Think Twice" – Jay Dee aka J Dilla Feat. Dwele – another one by the late great J Dilla.
"Season's Change" – Corinne Bailey Rae (New music from the acclaimed singer, bringing the neo-soul goods!)
"Slow Down" – Lupe Fiasco-One of the hottest tracks off the Food and Liquor CD, Lupe is reppin' for the new Jacks and Jills! Another CD you must have in your collection.
"Special (Prod 9th Wonder)" – Strange Fruit Project – New vibes from the Strange Fruit Crew. With a banging beat by Little Brother's beatsmith, 9th Wonder, this is a nice introduction to Strange Fruit Project.
"Side To Side" – Blackalicious Ft Lateef & Pigeon John-LA underground hip-hop at its finest, with guest appearances by Pigeon John and Lateef make it a hip-hop hit!
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Peace, love and light. See you in the next edition of Really Really Good! Tell a friend to tell a friend that is him again!