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Rihanna All Star Medley ft. Drake & Kanye

I didn’t get to see this live as I had to head to Sirius during the halftime show I gotta admit it wasn’t that bad. We all know Rihanna isn’t the best singer or dancer but she manages to rock this performance. She really gets sexier & sexier with each new project & make-over. Applaud her stylist for taking her career to the next level & Terius for giving her a smash hit!. During the “What’s My Name” performance the flirtation between her & Aubrey is blatantly obvious, leading me to believe he tagged at least once. Thank the Lawd for hip-hop my Canadian friend. Kanye’s outfit was uhhhh…..Kanye’s outfit. Nothing that guy wears shocks me anymore, but I am a little curious about the actual material his pants were made from?? *Blank Stare* Overall that was a dope halftime show waaaaaay better than the Superbowl’s. And I gotta say I’m very happy about how hip-hop rap R&B urban music was represented during the weekend in general. Cali Swag District, Keri Hilson, Melanie Fiona and more. Hats off to David Stern for green lighting those performers & giving them an opportunity to shine on such a grand stage.


Santana Claus ft. Weezy F. – Home Run (Video)

I can remember seeing the BTS for this vid like a year ago. Like before Wayne went & green screened everything pre-prison. Anywho it’s out now, Santana’s “Reagan Era” out soon.


Onika On Marrying Aubrey

I still get 20 views a day from posting Nicki’s Vibe cover pics so for the sake of keeping my hits up I’ll keep the party going. Plus she’s hella easy on the eyes. Here she talks about her & Drake’s fake ass romance. I love the way yall feed into that stunt all while her real man is standing right next to her 99% of the time. Hey whatever works yall…Young Money!!

Hit the jump for the more Minaj madness.
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Thanks or No Thanks?…

Alright yall it’s finally here. One of the most anticipated albums of the year Drake’s “Thank Me Later” hit the internet two weeks ago shelves yesterday. So what do yall think of the Young Money rapper/sainger’s debut? Does it live up to the hype? Is it the soundtrack to the summer? Will it become “classic” status? Or does it suck!! I’m curious to your thoughts. Hit the comment section & talk yo sh*t. June 15th in this b*tch wassssuppppp. Word to DeGrassi…


Onika Tanya Maraj covers VIBE

Nicki Minaj pics on the Torae blog?? Damn right!!! F*ck what you thought. This blog will reveal a lot about me if nothing else. Enjoy this til the mag drops or the other pictures leak….

UPDATED: ERYKAH BADU COVER ADDED….
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Weezy F. Baby (is the ‘F’ for film buff?)

It just may be. I mean Weezy has used his share of film references in verses during the years. The most recent coming in the form of his single “I’m Single” (see what I did there). This time Wayne references one of my favorite movies ever New Jack City. It seems those Cash Money folks are fond of that movie too the name of their label is Cash Money for Christ sake. Their crew was called CMB just like the crew in New Jack. Wayne has named his album Tha Carter 3 different times and yes I know that his last name is Carter but Tha Carter was also the name of the building Nino & his Cash Money brothers took over in New Jack, coincidence I think not. Wayne even filmed his video for “Hustler Musik” uptown in Harlem where NJC was set. I think it’s safe to say the homie is a fan. What got me to make this particular post was all the yout dem totally unfamiliar with the songs origin. I asked a group of teeny boppers if they liked Weezy to which they ALL emphatically shouted YES!!! I then asked if they were familiar with the song “I’m Single” they absolutely knew the song & even serenaded me with the explicit version of the songs chorus. Then I asked about the line “had to cancel that bitch like Nino” & none of ’em could provide me with a correct answer. I heard things like “cancel that bitch like we know”, I heard Wayne had an artist on Young Money named Nino that got dropped (I can’t be mad at that kind of in depth reasoning though). I heard all types of shit. I explained to them what the line meant & where it came from and honestly they could really care less. They were like “oh I know that movie…my pops has the DVD”, hahaha. Damn kids!!! It was an enlightening experience to say the least. It’s also an experience I choose not to have again. I can’t stand these know it all, skinny jean, mohawk, reading glasses wearing teenage bastards and wish to have as little contact with them as possible. I believe the children are our future…I also believe our future is fucked!!!! Hahaha nah not really….but really.

Here’s the infamous scene from New Jack:

Here’s the Wayne joint:

Free Weezy!!!