azealia banks, dazed and confused
read more about her banned cover @ hearty magazine
nicki minaj in beez in the trap
so obsessed with this leopard print catsuit. see it in action @ hearty magazine…
velvet snoop dogg slippers…that come in a velvet signature tote. awesome.
Friday night at Lee’s Palace I joined an enthusiastic crowd of hip hop heads for the first round of AUX.TV’s Ultimate MC freestyle battle rap competition. The tournament celebrates a brand of rap where the point is to embarrass your adversary through spontaneous wit, rhythm and rhyme. It’s like verbal WWE, but with more personality. (Or, think Eminem’s battles in the movie 8 Mile)
Every topic is fair game in a battle, though most verses threaten physical harm or describe in vivid detail the sexual acts a rapper would perform on his opponent’s girlfriend, mother and/or sister.
kid sister for married to the m.o.b., spring 2011
2 of my favourites, together again. i heard word that there’s knock-off mob shirts to be had in phnom penh’s russian market and i gotta get on that soon. i wonder if the shirts are made in cambodia—i prefer thinking of things as “stolen from the factory” rather than cheap knock-off, y’know what i’m saying?
“When I first started working on this book, I told my editor that I wanted it to do three important things. The first was to make the case that hip-hop lyrics — not just my lyrics, but those of every great MC — are poetry if you look at them closely enough. The second was I wanted the book to tell a little bit of the story of my generation, to show the context for the choices we made at a violent and chaotic crossroads in recent history. And the third piece was that I wanted the book to show how hip-hop created a way to take a very specific and powerful experience and turn it into a story that everyone in the world could feel and relate to.”
Jay-Z’s, “Decoded,” will go on sale November 16th and contains a breakdown of 36 of Jay-’s songs.
via REAL TALK NY
Let us introduce you to Memphis Blac. She’s “been to all 50 states selling pussy” but she closed up that shop to open one that sells burgers and ice cream shop called, “Precious Treats.” Her hip hop career began in 1994 with numerous collaborations, groups and solo projects but it’s “Got Dat Work” posted on YouTube two months ago that launched her into viral fame. The song, featuring her niece, Smokahontas Jones, is a sex worker anthem–”Yeah, I got that work/I ain’t selling powder, weed or pills/Just what’s under my skirt!