Archive for October, 2010

‘Whip My Hair’ video

Previously, we posted a video about Diggy Simmons, son of hip-hop vet Rev Run. Here’s another heir to hip-hop royalty: Willow Smith. Willow inked a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label (and Rihanna collaborates with Jigga). So the song has a Rihanna-esque feel to it.

‘Runaway’ video

Ye’s short film for “Runaway” airs tonight at 8 p.m on BET, MTV and MTV2.

Upcoming events

Vivica A. Fox stars in the 50 Cent video above.

McKnight and Fox in Harrisburg
Brian McKnight will be performing in Harrisburg, but he just won’t be singing. The R&B crooner/songwriter will be acting, too, in a comedy play with actress Vivica A. Fox.

Continue reading ‘Upcoming events’

Higher learning

Common kicks the truth to young black youth. Photo by Leon Laing.

“You have to live your path,” rapper Common preached during his lecture on Oct. 14 at Millersville-based Millersville University. The wordsmith, actor, model and humanitarian found his path as child in his hometown of Chicago. Continue reading ‘Higher learning’

Mazon and Cordell

Local rappers Mazon and Cordell kick a freestyle by borrowing Kanye’s “Lord Lord Lord” beat.

‘Black and Yellow’ video

Wiz Khalifa continues to rep for his hometown with this Pittsburgh anthem.

The Social Network

We all use Facebook. Now you can see how founder Mark Zuckerberg launched this Internet phenomenon. Continue reading ‘The Social Network’

Local CD review

Galaxy: A Memoir 2001-2010
Dexter Kendrick’s stars aligned during the production of Galaxy: A Memoir 2001-2010, making it one of the best current albums in the area. Continue reading ‘Local CD review’

Def Jam Rapstar

The video game hits stores Oct. 5.