latest on shows, releases, events, and lotsa whatever...
Rhymes security guard shot
Rhymes’ security guard and longtime entourage
member Israel Ramirez was shot during the filming of new Williamsburg
resident’s new video for “Tourch It (Remix)”
Action! Brings punx to capitol
Topic brings you social consciousness and now it’s going all
the way to the US Capitol Building on March 1.
enter the future
are releasing three new songs only to be available through Verizon
mobile. Think of the implications – major artists making music
only available on the phone.
of Dead Prez denounces Black History Month
one of the better rappers from one of the better crews, Dead
Prez, made a public statement against Black History
month – deeming it “offensive to all people of African
descent." M-1 also leads theBrooklyn Chapter of the National
Peoples Democratic Uhuru Movement and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement.
The man does have a point – but I see the other side as well.
Cool C. to be executed
of Dead Prez, Philadelphia judge stayed the execution Cool
C, AKA, Christopher Roney – who was convicted
of a 1996 "Cop Shot".
Janet! “Start Me Up” and “Rough Justice”
were censored out of The Rolling Sto
es Super Bowl half time set.
Young/Devo collaboration free MP3
found a Neil
collaboration from WFMU's Beware Of The Blog. I’m linking
you there ‘cause I figure pants needs the hits more than WFMU’s
Club’s Terry Graham interview
Graham, drummer of The Bags, The Gun Club, and quite a few other
bands has an online interview just posted on Razorcake
Bolt new side project Wizardzz
Gibson of Lightning
Bolt’s has new project with Rich Porter of Bug
Sized Mind named
Wizardzz - "a creamsicle journey through car commercial
jangltastic sound forgery. Rocking...yes… If the Sponge Bob
generation ever knew what that bitter almond taste was in their
food, they would gladly stop drinking from the spout of diluted
Bush tainted death juice. Simple stories expanded into hallucinogenic
realities not seen since your last trip into the dark chambers of
the devolutionary isolation tank."
Gay biopic, focusing on the What’s Going On of
the final years of Mr. Let’s Get It On’s life is set
Dylan recording new LP
Dylan is finally recording the followup to 2001’s
Love & Theft.
may get Pope commission
looks like Michael Jackson might get the official commission to
put former Pope John Paul’s prayers to music. If you ask me
Michael Jackson and the Catholic church have a lot in common.
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