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March 12, 2011

David Simon on Snoop's Arrest

I couldn't find an excerpt that would capture his take, out of context, so you should click through and read the whole thing.

David Simon on Snoop's Arrest

First of all, Felicia's entitled to the presumption of innocence. And I would note that a previous, but recent drug arrest that targeted her was later found to be unwarranted and the charges were dropped. Nonetheless, I'm certainly sad at the news today. This young lady has, from her earliest moments, had one of the hardest lives imaginable. And whatever good fortune came from her role in The Wire seems, in retrospect, limited to that project... more

March 18, 2011

Luther Campbell, Next Mayor of Miami


Luther Campbell running for Mayor of Miami courthousenews.com

Luther Campbell, lead singer for 2 Live Crew, is running for mayor of Miami-Dade County, now that voters have recalled Mayor Carlos Alvarez. Campbell, aka Uncle Luke, told Courthouse News why he's the best man for the job: "I represent the people," he said. "I always had a passion for helping people, so public office has been one of my long term goals," Campbell added.

Among his priorities are fighting crime, building more baseball fields, attracting new business and allocating county projects to local residents only. He also wants to tax strippers. "We do not want to leave any money on the table," Campbell said...

Umm, okay. Anything that helps erase the memory of Kwame Kilpatrick being "the Hip-Hop Mayor" is okay in my book.

The 30 Greatest Rap Demos

The best thing I've seen (and heard) on the internet in a minute, from our friend Chairman Mao:

Complex's 30 Greatest Rap Demos

They don't make demos like they used to because, well, they don't make demos anymore period. Blame the Interwebz for saturating cyberspace with more rap "projects" than New York City public housing. Yet as the Web taketh away so doth it giveth, regularly gifting us beaucoup vintage demos and lost OG versions of tracks from the classic hip-hop era like every day is rap nerd Xmas (or at least Kwanzaa). Here are the best in circulation, rap rarity bliss laced with crazy tape hiss...

March 21, 2011

A Few Words For Nate Dogg

March 22, 2011

Imma Homo

"Rainbow Noise Entertainment is a lesbian owned record label specializing in LGBTQ music artist with an independent name and mainstream appeal; But it doesn't stop there... We are also committed to representing LGBTQ dancers, models, comedians, and entertainers with something to be proud of."

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