The venue was packed to capacity to see Shady records newest signees. DJ Premier was on the 1&2’s early to back up the unofficial 5th member of slaughterhouse Mr. Trill himself Bun B. When Crooked, Joel,Joey, and Royce hit the stage the crowd lost it as they brought out lyrical heavyweights Lloyd Banks and Pharoahe Monch throughout the set. A good night for hip hop indeed.
If you thought Sean Price Grocery Shopping was hilarious (google it), here’s the next stop on his tour of all professions:
Sean P reviewed the movie “Black Swan” for Carpetbagger – New York Times’ Blog. He showed us his high standards when it comes to films, when “He gave it his version of the thumbs-up: ‘I didnâ€™t fall asleep.'”
According to MELENA RYZIK over at Carpetbagger, he “also liked the dream sequences â€“ â€œthat was my favorite part, trying to figure out whatâ€™s real and whatâ€™s not,â€ he said â€“ and the â€œgirl-on-girl action.â€ (more…)
This just in from OkayPlayer.
“Gifted Films Inc presents a Okayplayer OG Brian â€˜B.Kyleâ€™ Atkins project, J. Dilla: Still Shining. The comprehensive remembrance piece on the late great James â€˜J. Dillaâ€™ Yancey will be available February 7th @ TheJDillaProject.com.
The doc will feature unseen personal photos, and rare concert performance footage. Along with all of that, the project also will feature exclusive testimonials from friends and frequent collaborators like Erykah Badu, Dwele, Pete Rock, Bilal, ?uestlove, Busta Rhymes, Phat Kat, Common, Q-Tip, Houseshoes, and more.”
Chuck D, DMC, and 50cent are just a few MC’s who have taken their pen game to the next level, authoring a book. Now, it is Buckshot (of Black Moon/Duck Down Records) who drops knowledge, or should I say “COMMON KNOWLEDGY” a how-to book about working in the music industry.
Kokayi + Pharoahe Monch + Jean Grae + Es cargo = No Brainer
Shout out to QN5.com on this one!
WHEN: Saturday, February 12, 2011
WHERE: Sons dâ€™Hiver Festivalâ€¨4 Route Fontainebleauâ€¨94400 Vitry-sur-Seine, Franceâ€¨Paris, France
Donâ€™t miss it!