Locksmith Kills It

I’ve been subscribed to and occasionally see a post on my feed from “Team Backpack.”  They have some dope content and I like what they are doing for the culture (at least on the surface).  I think frameworks like this are crucial for the survival of Hip-Hop since commercial tv/radio seem to stick to the same ol’ story lines and stereotypes.  We need platforms to advance the culture.

Most intellectual rap is ignored by the younger generations because they are saturated with a barrage of marketing campaigns and stereotypes...

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George Michael gets 8 weeks jail for drug driving

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press Writer – Tue Sep 14, 1:13 pm ET

LONDON – George Michael was sentenced to eight weeks in jail and lost his license for five years Tuesday for driving under the influence of drugs when he crashed his car into a London photo shop.

A British judge told the wayward star his addiction to marijuana put him and the public at risk.

The former Wham! singer pleaded guilty last month to driving under the influence and possession of cannabis following a July 4 collision between his Range Rover and a Snappy Snaps store in north London.

District Judge John Perkins

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Cee Lo Green

I think Cee-lo is one of those “slept on” artists on the West Coast.  I loved him in the Goodie Mob and his album Cee-Lo Green the Soul Machine was an awesome album, but maybe now people will pay more attention. His new Song is genius, check it out and let me know what you think… i think this will be the sing along for 2010!

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“That’s not what I was looking for at all.”

I don’t know where I first reat this, but I just remember it being hilarious.  I found it again on http://www.27bslash6.com/missy.html … Classic!

From: Shannon Walkley
Date: Monday 21 June 2010 9.15am
To: David Thorne
Subject: PosterHi

I opened the screen door yesterday and my cat got out and has been missing since then so I was wondering if you are not to busy you could make a poster for me. It has to be A4 and I will photocopy it and put it around my suburb this afternoon.This is the only photo of her I have she answers to the name Missy and is black and white and about 8 months old...

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Turntablist legend DJ Craze Performs on Traktor Scratch Pro and Kontrol X1

5x DMC World Champion DJ Craze takes things to the next level in this new turntablism routine, using Traktor Scratch Pro and the Kontrol X1 controller. Using the X1, Craze simultaneously triggers cue points on both decks, while still staying true to his roots with some serious beatjuggling.

By combining traditional vinyl techniques like juggling, scratching and body tricks with advanced controller-based functions such as cue point manipulation, tempo-synced effects and ultra-quick track changes, this performance showcases the cutting edge of turntablism and controllerism using the latest digit...

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Old Spice dude replies on Twitter with personalized videos

Posted Jul 13th, 2010 at 10:03 AM

That hot chunk of man meat known as the Old Spice guy redefined the way we view Old Spice products—not just for creepy P.E. teachers anymore—and now he’s transforming Twitter replies. Old Spice guy (real name: who cares? He’s wearing only a towel) has banished the usual text-heavy @ replies in favor of personalized YouTube videos delivered from a bathroom. Yes, personalized videos. He’s just that great.

Check out his response to Digg founder Kevin Rose:

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Eminem’s “Recovery” To Sell 615K In First-Week

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem‘s Recovery will reportedly sell up to 615,000 copies in its first-week on store shelves.

Based on one-day estimates, Em will easily go gold after his first seven days.

Offering conclusive proof that Marshall still matters, Eminem’s aptly named Recovery will score the year’s highest sales debut. Look for a total of between 590-615k for the Shady/Aftermath/Interscope album, easily beating Sade‘s 503k back in February. It could also beat his last album, Relapse, which sold 608k in its first week in May ’09. (Hits Daily Double)

Radio personality DJ Whoo Kid recently p...

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