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Lil Wayne at the Nassau Coliseum

As Wu-Tang wraps up their tour, another, more modern, heavy hitter is coming to the New Jersey/ New York area. Lil Wayne will be performing with T-Pain, Keri Hilson, Gym Class Heroes, and Keyshia Cole at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York on Friday January 16th. Tickets are running at about $45 but having seen Lil Wayne perform live, if you are a fan, it is an amazing experience. Also, I would like to congratulate Lil Wayne on his recent Grammy Nomination for Best Album for Tha Carter 3, which came as a huge surprise, to see a stereotypical average rapper be nominated for a Grammy.


GDP opens for Wu-Tang Clan
December 2, 2008, 11:45 am
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Montclair, NJ’s finest, oldest rapper, GDP has just announced he will be opening for Wu-Tang on their NJ tour date at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. Tickets are cheap at only 35 and the show is on December 21st at 9 pm. Come out and support GDP and party hard because the Wu puts on a nasty live show. Montclair is on the map!

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Ball Street Journal
November 25, 2008, 2:06 pm
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While other writers keep a look out for what’s new and hot on the mainstream and the underground, I do the exact opposite by writing about shameful attempts at hip hop hits on the radio. The most recent disappointment I have heard was E-40’s new album not-so-cleverly entitled “The Ball Street Journal”, which is almost as witty as his last album title “My Ghetto Report Card”. E-40 was at one point in the 90s a hit rapper, who produced gold and platinum albums and even did a song featuring the late, great Tupac Shakur. He disappeared for a number of years and resurfaced with the anthem of the Bay Area, Tell Me When To Go, which also went platinum. The new cd is more mindless, not thought out trash and shouldn’t be purchased by anyone. There is so little to say about this cd because it so overwhelmingly boring and mediocre.

Dedication 3
November 18, 2008, 8:06 am
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The new Lil Wayne mixtape, Dedication 3, is far less exciting to hear after having heard Carter 3, which could be considered a masterpiece of pop music in the sense that any track on the album could be a hit, not in the sense that any of his raps are ever interesting or fresh or new. The Dedication 3 is simply a distant echo of Carter 3 and several of these beats and lines have been used in previous mixtapes. Dedication 3 is either just another way to make money or to do exactly did do, promote up and coming artists in the “Cash Money Crew”, some of which can’t rap for shit but others can rap, some better than Wayne himself. On an ending note, by the end of this album I wanted to kill DJ Drama for yelling everything he says, especially “BARACK ODRAMA”.

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November 14, 2008, 12:24 pm
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In contrast to the much awaited Blueprint 3 and 808’s and Heartbreak, one of the least respected rappers in the game, Soulja Boy, will be releasing a second album which was neither expected or anticipated by anyone. The album, much like his first album “souljaboytellem.com”, also has an internet related title, dubbed “iSoulja Boy Tellem” and is set to release on December 16th. The latest single “Birdwalk” seems to just be a remix of his first hit, Crank Dat, and is the most underwhelming popular single to come out since any of the Crank Dat’s or possibly even MIMS’ “This Is Why I’m Hot”. I speak for all of our writers when I say, if this is the future of hip hop, I pray he learns how to rap.

November 9, 2008, 2:45 am
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Pyramids are a local rap group made up of D Dand and J Viz. D Dand’s raps emulate the 90s styles of Big L and early Nas, while J Viz’s beats rely heavily on experimental jazz sampling. This demo is better than any of the hip hop you will hear on the radio for years to come (assuming they don’t end up on the radio themselves). If you are a true hip hop fan be sure to download their new demo. These rhymes will leave you with your jaw dropped. Check Kickfluential’s post for the download site.

November 6, 2008, 1:12 pm
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Lupe has officially announced that his final album LUPEnd is now LUPE.N.D. Each letter standing for a different album, yes, that means LUPE.N.D. will be a triple album. The three albums will be entitled Everywhere, Nowhere and Down Here. While there is no set release date, this will be a momentous cd.  He announced this at a show in his hometown of Chicago. The video is posted below.