Lil' Flip, Devin the Dude, Texas Board of Education vs. Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang Clan, Death Row Records, Z-Ro, Dr. Dre, Etc.
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Anti-Single of the Week: "Garage Sale Rap," Random White Guys From A Garage Sales Company That Might Actually Be A Real Thing, feat. Lil' Flip Wire to Wire Hey, lookie here. A video of Devin the Dude talking about weed . That's news, right? The Texas Board of Education is not impressed with hip-hop . The New York Board of Education , however, is. Z-Ro Going Away Video of the Week
What? What's that you say? That there's already a few problems with the new Death Row Records? Well, that sounds like EVERYTHING THAT'S EVER HAPPENED WITH DEATH ROW RECORDS . What? What's that you say? That the Wu-Massacre album was rushed by Def Jam? Well, that sounds like EVERYTHING THAT'S EVER HAPPENED WITH DEF JAM . There's a rapper from Boston named Sam Adams. And he's a white guy. And he was accused of buying $75,000 worth of his own music . How long until people start calling him "Scam Adams"? Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is going back on tour . Umm... Starter jackets, the House Party movies, Patrick Ewing missing that layup in Game 7 against the Pacers, more stuff that was important in the mid-'90s... Those Dr. Dre headphones have become quite popular with the athletes. Murs is going to release 10 albums in 10 months this year. Ack. When are musicians going to realize that this is not a good idea? Blasphemous Chopped and Screwed Video of the Week
Chopped and Screwed Video of the Week
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