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Feb 19, 2013
@ 12:48 am
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"We Up"- 50 Cent ft. Kendrick Lamar and Kidd Kidd

First of all who is Kidd Kidd?

Second, isn’t it strange that we now live in an age of two music videos? Artists have started releasing a “lyrics video” along with the single, then following up with the official video later. However, the lyrics videos are usually just that, stylized words on a screen. This is the first one I’ve seen that features the actual artists. I mean, this is a music video in itself! Honestly, I didn’t realize that it wasn’t the actual video until it said “Official Video Coming Soon” at the end. (Note: I really like this video. The whole world should be in black and white with red and gold accents. Plus, cool shots of champagne bottles poppin!)

I mean the two videos approach makes sense, in a time when a shit load of the music we listen to is on Youtube. It used to be fans who would make their own lyrics videos and post them before the official video was released. Music labels had the annoying habit of shutting those down, so there were always a million for any given song, and it was always a crapshoot which would work and which wouldn’t. Well, at least the labels recognized the demand and started making their own. Touché. Guess they aren’t all evil.

I’ve only listened to the song once and I feel… just ok about it.


-B


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Dec 3, 2012
@ 7:20 pm
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DMX doing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”

You can thank me later. Merry Christmas!


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Nov 29, 2012
@ 2:53 am
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Kush- Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg Lion and Akon

Like everything about this except the Akon. Seriously, are we done with him yet? “Sweet Escape” was his peak in my opinion. And that’s mostly due to Gwen. AKA she who can do no wrong.

Oh and Dre’s jacket is the TRUTH.


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Nov 27, 2012
@ 4:41 pm
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"Fuckin Problem"- A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz and Drake

This one is stuck in my head today. By everyone who’s anyone in hip-hop in 2012.


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Nov 15, 2012
@ 7:20 pm
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Passion Pit- “Take a Walk”

I don’t think Pashy Pit will ever write a song as good as “Sleepyhead”. This one is mostly pretty meh, I just really like the brassy synth line. I heard it on the radio yesterday and thought it was Matt and Kim at first. Don’t tell anyone.