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Entries from August 30th, 2011

warpaint “warpaint”

August 30th, 2011 No Comments

every once in a while i have to throw something up on warpaint. just because i love them. this song is certainly a favorite, as well. yay warpaint,

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mobb deep discusses “the infamous”

August 30th, 2011 No Comments

I really this series, well done Reebok. and good to see Prodigy doing ok; did you know he’s the great-great-grandson of the founder of Morehouse College?

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gza + wavves…almost there

August 29th, 2011 No Comments

“liquid swords” lives

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power couple i-do

August 28th, 2011 No Comments

sofia coppola (who, ahem, shares my birthdate—whattup may 14th) wed her babydaddy, frenchman and phoenix frontman thomas mars (wedding photo above), this weekend in italy. these two were friends from way back when coppola was then married to spike jonze. you may remember coppola was one of the first people to introduce phoenix stateside using […]

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currently obsessed: chromeo “j’ai claqué la porte”

August 25th, 2011 No Comments

si vous voulez voir les lyrics en francais, cliquez ici. for english translation, try this instead. related: read my ’08 article on Chromeo for Los Angeles Times right here.

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Ms. Hill

August 23rd, 2011 No Comments

in a recent, rare video moment, watch lauryn hill discussing the miseducation: related: hear this. related: read my URB ’07 cover story “the mystification of ms. hill” girlfriend has no luck with guys, here’s some gossip. i think dating a marley would be a red flag, however. upshot, this slight could spawn a new, hot […]

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August 22nd, 2011 No Comments

inspired by jonny greenwood and the nazareth orchestra with lubna salame who put out this amazing album and in honor of the memories i hold closely of seeing the bands together (with radiohead) on stage in london performing “arpeggi” and “enta omri.” to learn more about the arabic legend known as oum kolthoum, go here. […]

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who is jack white dating?

August 20th, 2011 6 Comments

one night in downtown detroit can reveal a lot of local gossip. now you ain’t heard it from me, but this comes from a very reliable source: jack white has been dating olivia jean (both above), member of band the black belles (whom jack is producing a record for). story goes, jack spotted olivia on […]

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West Memphis Three Freed

August 20th, 2011 No Comments

so so happy to hear that the “west memphis three” were finally freed after 18 years in prison (one who’d survived the years on death row). if you don’t know the story, you can watch this ABC news piece, or rent one of my most favorite documentaries of all time (first choice) “paradise lost” (see […]

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this is great

August 17th, 2011 No Comments

Abercrombie & Fitch just released a statement saying they will pay Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino big, “substantial” bennys to NOT wear their clothes. Hahaha. Flip the script, I love it! Here’s the statement: “We are deeply concerned that Mr. Sorrentino’s association with our brand could cause significant damage to our image. We understand that the […]

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