Wayne Brady & Mike Tyson recreating Bobby Brown’s “Every Little Step” (via Funny Or Die) with a cameo from the real Bobby Brown is even funnier than it sounds. Wayne Brady is hitting those steps, Mike Tyson can’t dance, I have no idea who the third dude is and Bobby Brown’s stint on Celebrity Fit Club was a total fail. [Spotted at BEATS and RANTS]
As I’ll tell anyone who will listen; The Warriors—one of the best Hip-Hop movies, ever. With no actual Hip-Hop in it.
For the record, that’s not my title. It is that of comedienne Cadillac Kimberly and her rant (vid above), which is epic-frikkin’-tastic, on the shenanigans of one Bishop Eddie Long,
Yeah yeah, innocent until proven guilty. Well—disregarding the allegations against him for the moment—Long posed and snapped pics of himself in front of a mirror, MySpace style, with spandex tees on like he was bootleg superhero. That ain’t kosher if you have a wife and four kids.. No disrespect if you are a member of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, but I would suggest y’all audit where your tithes have been going and properly vet Long’s replacement. If y’all even bother getting rid of this jabroni.
Now peep the video below, word to BMF. No one crooked man should have all that power.
The perfect sneaker; the Air Jordan III (1988). Nike pump faked and said another retro run would drop this year, but now it’s looking like 2011 will see their return. Below, Michael “Air” Jordan throws it down, with room to spare, from the free throw line in the ’88 Slam Dunk contest. [OG scan via Classic Kicks]
UPDATE, YET AGAIN: Added “Take One For The Team” and “Don’t Look Down” artwork.
UPDATE, AGAIN: Added Child Rebel Soldier “Don’t Stop” [via LupEND].
UPDATE: Added the latest G.O.O.D. Fridays delivery, “So Apalled” & “Christian Dior Denim Flow” below.
After his Taylor Swift and Hennessey inspired hiatus, Kanye West has returned with a vengeance. XXL Mag cover, outlandish Horus chain, buzzworthy VMA performances and of course, getting quizzical shots fired at him by Dipset. While the hoopla continues to swirl about Mr. West, I’ve come to appreciate the graphic design of the artwork for his singles (black background with the occasional watermark and bold red lettering). Check your Twitter feed and you’ll see many avatars either swiping them or using them as inspiration. And of course, would be MCs are jacking them wholesale for their own work.
Here is all of Kanye’s artwork for his G.O.O.D. Fridays leaks with download links for each song. Said links probably won’t last very long. So get them while the getting is G.O.O.D. Except for that ish with Beiber—I wouldn’t share that with my worst enemy. Kanye’s fifth album Good Ass Job Dark Twisted Fantasy My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is now due November 16, for now.
Kanye West “Don’t Look Down” f/ Mos Def, Big Sean & Lupe Fiasco
Kanye West “Take One For The Team” f/ Kanye West, Pusha T, & Cyhi Da Prince & Keri Hilson
Child Rebel Soldier “Don’t Stop!“
Kanye West “Dior Denim Flow” f/ Kid Cudi, Pusha T, John Legend, Lloyd Banks & Ryan Leslie
Alvin Greene? Hell to the naw. An “Alvin Purple” colorway on the Asics GEL-Lyte III? Surely.*
*Old Gold would have been preferred.
Detroit can boast Elzhi, Royce Da 5’9, Black Milk, Guilty Simpson, Slum Village, J Dilla and many more essential Hip-Hop acts. However, sonic clusterfucks that sabotage all that quality always find a way to thrive. Enter this suspect rapping meets BBW quasi-porn mess that is “Where Da Cash At?” Sometimes I can really, really hate rap music. So I had to share. [Heads up from SexxieLexxie]
I always found this Michael Jordan rookie card from Fleer hilarious. Back in high school we used to love saying “in ya mouth” whenever we were hooping and pulled off a nice play (say, clapping boards, hitting a jumper in someone’s face, and eventually, dunking on a burger).
In this coveted rookie card what appears to be Michael Ray Richardson of the New Jersey Nets is seeing firsthand one of MJ’s high flying forays to the cup. The angle of the photographer’s shot makes it seem like Sugar Ray (yep, that was his nickname) is one of the victims in those Nike ads that got homosexuals in a tiff and were banned a few years back. Pause indeed.
The video for Freddie Gibbs’ “Oil Money” featuring Chuck Inglish (The Cool Kids), Chip the Ripper and Bun B; from that Str8 Killa EP on Decon. The video for “National Anthem,” also from Gibbs’ short but punchy offering, is below. Better than most of the day’s rap, for sure.
Need To Know — Freddie Gibbs [TheBVX]
“National Anthem (Fuck The World)”
Touré conducts a too short interview with L-Boogie at Rock the Bells for Fuse’s Hip-Hop Shop show. While the public definitely wants to hear more new music from Ms. Hill to the point of deification, I’m not going to deny that I found her MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 album to be a glorious dud. Nevertheless, L’s ability to defecate on a wack MC’s microphones and sing tenderly with equal aplomb makes you root for her. So here’s hoping she has plenty “to share,” like she mentioned in the interview, and that it equates to excellent music in the near future. [Via 2DopeBoyz]