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imaginary frend meet dailycandy

July 22nd, 2011 1 Comment

imaginary frend, i have been cheating on you. that said, you are my #1 and will always be, so let’s share the love. in that spirit + just in time for the weekend, check out my booze cruise summer playlist on DailyCandy right here.

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santigold gave her “o” to karen o

April 14th, 2011 No Comments

leaving santogold her behind. ko took it and they made this new song together! or that’s how i tell the tale. enjoy “go” below (if yer still with me), more music nerd info: the Yeah Yeah Yeahs NIck Zinner plays guitar on the song, Q-Tip and Switch of Major Lazer (w/Diplo), oh and Jay posted […]

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New Kanye “Monster” ft. Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross & Jay-Z

December 30th, 2010 No Comments

is that Black Keys on the intro? Related: Did Jay just sign this “X Factor” contestant to Roc Nation? Watch here.

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decoded: reading jay-z

November 17th, 2010 No Comments

the rapper finally wrote something down! it’s a book. and it’s available today, see amazon and this wsj article: “Five Things We Learned About Jay-Z’s New Book at the New York Public Library”

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Jay Electronica- “The Announcement”

November 15th, 2010 No Comments

Big hip-hop news over the weekend was Jay Electronica being signed by Jay-Z and Roc Nation and basically splitting from Diddy. Not sure what the big deal is but good stuff. My thing is, who really still cares about labels. I mean honestly, besides marketing dollars do you really need em? Do people still even […]

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out today: fela reissue + free “zombie” (in time for halloween)

September 14th, 2010 No Comments

Knitting Factory Records is releasing the third set of Fela reissues today, spanning the years ’76-’80 and entitled “Zombie” in celebration of Fela’s most famous song. This “period of Fela’s storied career saw his Kalakuta Republic increasingly under siege from the Nigerian government, and the clear rise of his vitriol as it fermented into scathing […]

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Jay-Z feat. Lil Wayne- “Summer in Brooklyn”

July 7th, 2010 No Comments

Here’s the first of two entertaining mashup/blends of the day. This one features a couple of classic verses from Jay and Wayne laid over Quincy Jones smooth track.The track was put together by the folks at Cookin Soul who are notorious for some good mashups. A good summertime jam in everyway possible and a must […]

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New Dr. Dre feat. Jay-Z- “Under Pressure”

June 17th, 2010 No Comments

Kind of alarming/crazy when you realize this is the first new Dr Dre material in nearly 10 years, somehow by putting out two legit classic albums and staying off the map for a while, Dre has made himself into this kind of urban legend. Ill say its the smarter move than putting out a lot […]

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M.I.A- “Steppin Up”

June 16th, 2010 No Comments

Thanks to 2Dopeboyz for throwing this up and thanks to MIA for confusing the crap out of me as of late. First the music video about the rebellion of  redheads and then I dug her next track “XXXO” (which you can download here) and now this track with power tools?!?!? I am so confused? Download […]

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Jay-Z and Eminem Interview

May 13th, 2010 No Comments

Shout out to whoever just recorded their TV for this bad boy. That’s straight money quality son! But seriously, Em and Jay were in my hometown last night to check out the Tigers losing the night game of their doubleheader with the Yankees (no worries Tigs won the first) and announced that they will be […]

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