Busta Rhymes @ Radio City Music Hall - Oct 6, 2007
Busta Rhymes @ Radio City Music Hall

NEWS

  • I attended the Boost Mobile Rock Corps concert at Radio City Music Hall featuring Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Swizz Beatz, Just Blaze, Biz Markie, Marley Marl, Hurricane Chris, Spliff Star, Yung Joc, Keshia Cole, and a mesmerizingly beautiful Eve who was on the wrong side of the stage for me to take photos of. Dagger! It was a great show with a lot of highlights and a lot of love between performers backstage. A few photos are in this post and more can be found here.
  • Lupe Fiasco has gotten himself into a Hip Hop purist beenest by first messing up the Tribe Called Quest lyrics during the VH1 Hip Hop Honors tribute, and then lashing out to critics over it. A nice summary of it all can be found here.
  • Prodigy is going to jail for 3.5 years.
  • Jim Jones signed a deal with Sony/BMG.
  • JD explains his secret to success: naked dancing women.
  • Say it ain't say. Nelly & T.I. are apparently working on a collaborative album.
  • Kool G Rap has a new album coming soon. Tracklist and coverart here.
  • Dan Love enlightens us on the 3 bar loop applied in A Tribe Called Quest's music.
  • Jay-Z is releasing his new album American Gangster November 6th. YN got a chance to preview it.
  • Kanye West, Will.i.am - On Board For New Michael Jackson Album

For more downloads, videos, news and tour dates, keep reading below....

Ludacris @ Radio City Music Hall - Oct 6, 2007
Ludacris @ Radio City Music Hall

MUSIC

VIDEO

SHOWS

10/12 Nas, EPMD & others @ Roseland.

10/16 Q-Tip @ Blender/Gramercy Theatre, tix

10/16 Fresh Press CMJ Showcase w/ Panacea, John Robinson / Lil Sci (Shaman) Wise Intelligent of Poor Righteous Teachers (Shaman) K Banger (Shaman) Panacea (Rawkus / Glow-in-the-Dark) The Project (Glow-in-the-Dark) Zimbabwe Legit (pH MUSIC) Marshal Law (thisish) Dooley O (SOD Records / Lewis Recordings) Y-Society (Insight and Damu) (Tres Records) and The Smile Rays (Rawkus 50) @ The Knitting Factory (CMJ)

10/17 A-Trak, Nick Catchdubs & Kid Sister @ Hiro Ballroom (Fool's Gold CMJ showcase)

10/18 Wyclef Jean @ SOBs, tix

10/18 KRS-One @ Club Element. (CMJ)

10/19 Devin The Dude, Del the Funkee Homosapien, Serendipity Project, and Bukue One @ BB King's (CMJ)

10/19 Spank Rock @ Irving Plaze, tix

10/19 - El-P Plus Mr. Dibbs, Yak Balz, Hangar 18, Junk Science, Activator and Despot @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (Def Jux CMJ showcase) (tix)

10/20 Brother Ali, Evidence & Little Brother @ Highline Ballroom (CMJ) (tix)

10/24 Queen Latifah @ Highline Ballroom (early) (late)

10/26 The Ultramagnetic MCS Ft. Kool Keith @ Highline Ballroom, tix

10/28 Wu Tang Clan - not sure where.

10/30 Cypress Hill @ Nokia Theatre

10/30 Big Daddy Kane & Sisqo (??!?) @ Avalon, tix

11/02 Lyrics Born @ Bowery Ballroom

11/15 DMC @ Joe's Pub.

11/29 The 2007 J.A.M. Awards & Concert - a Tribute To Jam Master Jay (tix)

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