West “disappointed” with Obama

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Most of you may be already feel well-researched or in tune w/ the West or Obama schism.  If you haven’t heard of it, I have included a breakdown from truthdig.com on the scenario.  In short, West feels he was played by Obama for support and is now disappointed with the President’s action.  Although, I don’t side with West on all his points, I can admit to also feeling let down by Obama thus far in his presidency.  As Chuck D and KRS-1 stated during his election campaign, he was “still a politician” and shouldn’t expect much.  I was overly hopeful to see progress and ignored his political resourcesfulness and strategy from his Chicago days.  I took those stories as just “sour grapes”. Now, according to West, it seems like a trend.  I still have hope for Obama but nothing near the confidence I had in 2008.  Read about West and Obama riff below.

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Posted on June 14th, 2011

Paul Mooney – Interview w/ Davey D.

One of the great and legendary comedic minds still alive, Paul Mooney, sits down for an interview with the Bay’s own and hip-hop historian, Davey D. Mooney breaks down how he and Richard Pryor discussed the first black president in a sketch 30 years ago. After the jump. Mooney goes in on Tiger Woods. Def wroth watching. Enjoy! Spotted at NR

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Posted on January 7th, 2010

Ghostface clowns the New “Obama” shoe

Hilarity. Man, its so funny to see GFK genuinely just clowning. Made my day. Saw it first at eskay’s.

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Posted on October 14th, 2009

DJ Neil Armstrong – Interview (London)

Jay-Z’s current DJ of choice, Neil Armstong, speaks about his early inspiration for DJing (an amazing shout out to Shortkut!) and speaks on his experience DJing with Jay-Z. Its cool to see Neil be such a modest and cool DJ, knowing the shows and accomplishments he’s done. Thanks to Snicka for the vid!

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Posted on September 29th, 2009

Rosenberg interviews Drake

If you were reading twitter updates last night, you knew 3 things: 1) Everyone was celebrating then hating Diddy for getting a 1,000,000 followers 2) No one showed up to a great Jam Session with the Roots 3) because all the hip-hop nerds were at Drake’s S.O.B. show. Dudes were particularly surprised that some many girls were there – I guess, they only know the hype and haven’t heard the actual mixtapes. Anyways, I heard the performance was good but not great. But Rosenberg was able to steal a few minutes to interview the man of the hour. Then his hip-hop revenge came out when he spotted Kanye and Part 2 of the Sonning of Peter began. On a sidenote, I think $port said it best that Drake is Hip-Hop’s Obama right now. Everyone loves him, if you don’t – you’re a hater. He symbolizes a likable good attitude but still has a lot to prove. We’ll see.

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Posted on May 27th, 2009

Obama’s NCAA Bracket

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Click here is read the full story from ESPN.com.

Click here is see my picks. Mind you, I know nothing about the NCAA.

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Posted on March 17th, 2009

President Obama @ Bulls/Wizards game

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Obama: Doper than you and I probably? If he wore a pair of Jordan’s to the game I would’ve given a confident  “YES”.  I never cared if Bush went to a baseball game and I doubt we would see him at an NBA game but Obama let it be known that President’s love beer too.  Credit due to TSS for the swiped pics. Keep doin’ ya thing homies.

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Posted on March 2nd, 2009

Chuck D on Obama

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Chuck D offers a very insightful and kinda all over the place address to Obama’s new presidency.  He has been asked about Obama a lot during the elections b/c no one else knew who to turn to for hip-hop’s “intelligent” political voice – at least in the media’s eyes.  (Note: there are some very smart, articulate, political conscious MCs out there. I know. You can tell me yours in the comments.) Its thought provoking to say the least and you gotta give it up, he hasn’t softened up as he hits near 50.  Good stuff, Chuck, you’re still a hero of mine. (via Fatlace and hiphop.com)

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Posted on January 29th, 2009

Goodbye Bush

Guess this ran in an Australian newspaper yesterday. Funny shit. Thanks coolhunter.net for the find.

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Posted on January 22nd, 2009

Jay-Z – My President (remix)

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Pic swiped from Eskay.  Props to Info and YN for the mp3.

This should be bumping in everyone’s computer, iPod, and car today.  You best believe its the first song I am playing tonight.  My set just got rearranged.  Man, today is a great day.  Here is the audio – CDQ w/ no DJ.

Jay-Z – My President (remix)

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Posted on January 20th, 2009