Monthly Archives: June 2010

Playcloths Inside Look // WHO IS SMURF SMITH?

As a fan of fashion art and hip hop of course the Playcloths movement caught my attention. I would look at the styles like WHO THE EFF IS IN MY CLOSET? Who knows me so well and my generations “DopeBoy Fresh”. Stumbled across this interview and had to share it with yall.

CHECK THE INTERVIEW HERE

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The (B)yond Side // Brandy – He Is

First time I heard this was a few years back while waiting in a theater for a movie to begin. It was Brandy, by this time she had already vanished from the main scene and this tune was from the Full Moon album from a few years before. I instantly fell in love with this song. Great lyrics, great melody, great by the book R&B. Take some time and listen it deserves it. Good Job Norwood!

ENJOY!

05 he is

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Taz Arnold Interview from INQMND

Very interesting interview from one of the only artists emerging on the creative scene. Taz Arnold! Here is a sample of what hes talking about…..

What trend would you like to see come to an end?

You know what trend I’d like to see go away? DICK RIDIN” and being a pussy. I wanna see the being a pussy trend go away. Cats just need to grow up and move on, be free, smoke a joint, have fun, lose a pound and thats it, just cool shit. I’d like to see that happen.

Check out more here!

Super Tuesday Poll // Pop VS Soda ?

Okay this is a classic debate for those of us who have ventured from our home towns to see what this bubble has to offer. All over the US we are constantly asked what we say SODA? or POP? What do you say? I’m from Michigan, Detroit Michigan to be exact and I have no idea what SOOOODAAAAA is? Some places say neither and call everything Coke, some places even say SodaPop.  But I will put the question to the test. I will also show a map of the US and where they say what.

Pilot Talk Trailer // Let me put you up on this

Okay Dame and Spitta. They say 7/13/2010. Im going to hold you to that.

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Life After: Bell Biv Devoe

Dope Docuseries on TV One. Took me back and gave an interesting look behind the scenes.

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Cortex – Troupeau Bleu / Audio Crimescene

I was stuck on repeat yesterday and I kept listening to MF DOOM One Beer and Wiz Khalifa Visons on my itunes. Both of these songs sampled a track called “Huit Octobre 1971” By a band called Cortex. Cortex. I wasnt able to find much info about the band itself but I know its french, and its funky. The melodies are haunting and the rhythms are crazy. Im sure you will enjoy it. Found a link to the whole album on RAPPAMELO. Check a sample here.

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THE GALVESTON GIANT // The Opposite of Weak

When asked why black men were so attractive to white women, Johnson supposedly said, “We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts.”

John Arthur Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), better known as Jack Johnson and nicknamed the “Galveston Giant”, was an American boxer and arguably the best heavyweight of his generation. He was the first black Heavyweight Champion of the World, 1908-1915.

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Let me put you on this // Breaking Bad

AMC has struck GOLD with this series. Already in season 3 “Breaking Bad” is a breath of fresh air amongst stale network series. AMC where story matters, nothing can be more true. Set and produced in AlbuquerqueNew MexicoBreaking Bad is the story of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer at the beginning of the series. He breaks down and turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine with his former student Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) in a desire to secure his family’s financial future.

Here are a few vids to set your appetite.

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

YOU BETTER COME ON IN!

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