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Young Guru Responds to “Paris vs Poorest” via Video


“Paris vs Poorest” is a poignant statement of perspective. Maurice “Mo the Educator” Dolberry‘s depiction of the two sides of the coin that Yasiin Bey and Jay-Z and Kanye West portray caught the attention of the Pillars of Hip Hop embodied including Chuck D, various notable DJs and far from least, recording engineer to the Rocafella lineup, Young Guru.

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Paris vs Poorest: Occupy the Throne? Or Rip it From its Foundation?


Released 47 years to the day after the assassination of Malcolm X, Yasiin Bey offers the video for his counternarrative to Jay-Z and Kanye’s luxury rap, club-banger. Equipped with the glyph and all – the stylized Arabic writing for “Yasiin” flashes on the screen throughout the video – the emcee formerly known as Mos Def goes line for line and concept for concept as he reps/raps for the conditions faced by the “Niggas in Poorest” who couldn’t make the trip to France with the two multimillionaires.

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[Video] All of the Lights – Kanye West f Rihanna, Kid Cudi



Directed by Hype Williams. “All Of The Lights” by Kanye West feat. Rihanna and Kid Cudi with vocals by Fergie, Charlie Wilson, John Legend, Tony Williams, Alicia Keys, La Roux, The Dream, Ryan Leslie, Alvin Fields and Ken Lewis.

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Kobe Bryant x Robert Rodiguez x Bruce Willis x KANYE??? Cool.



Shout out to Danny Trejo. We ran out of room in the title big homie.

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10 + 1 Reasons to Head to the Book Store this Month (Feb ’11)

#1 – What is my dog thinking –  Gwen Bailey

Great concept.  One of my dogs is over 10 years old and I swear he can speak English.  Now that I got dog down, I’m sure its just a matter of time before I start to understand women.

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[Video] Kanye performs ‘Lost In The World’ at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Video “Power” -Kanye West



As premiered on MTV last night, here is the Marco Brambilla directed moving painting for Kanye West’s “Power.”

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SXSW: Why I’m going next year… Kanye, Common and Malik