Career Day Taught Me: Hip Hop Is Really Mainstream
Today I visited a suburban school in Northern, Virginia to talk about my career as an author / filmmaker. I showed the students the six books that I’ve written and I even showed them the movie poster to my first film, Can She Be Saved? As an extra bonus (in case they didn’t like my [...]
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Lil Wayne’s Sentencing Delayed to March 2
Lil Wayne will not start his prison sentence today. According to Rolling Stone magazine, his sentence was delayed for dental surgery. I guess he had to get all of those diamond fronts removed from his mouth cause you can’t hardly go to prison with those things in.
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Lil Wayne Gets Sentenced Today (Video with Katie Couric)
Lil Wayne gets sentenced today on charges stemming from this incident. The blogosphere has been all the buzz with the going away parties that he’s had over the weekend. Whatever happens he reports to Rikers today. Today I also kick off the first day of my 2010 Politics of Hip Hop Culture tour. And for [...]
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Blowin’ It: Lil’ Wayne & ‘nem stopped by Texas Border Patrol
According to various news outlets, including EOnline, Lil Wayne and 11 of his crew members were stopped late Friday afternoon for suspicion of marijuana possession. Apparently charges weren’t brought against Lil Wayne or his peoples but my goodness, Wayne Carter is currently out on bail awaiting February sentencing for a felony weapons conviction–a conviction in [...]
Tags: Allhiphop.com, beanie sigel, Cassidy, Da Brat, eonline, Foxy brown, Gucci Mane, Lil Kim, Lil Wayne, marijuana possession, Remy Ma, texas border patrol, TI
Most Googled Celebrities!: Who knew?
I love People Magazine. I’ve been a subscriber for YEARS!!!! I love the lists that they do and since its the end of 2009, they put out a list of the Top Ten most googled celebrities. I like Top Ten lists because it lets me know if I’m out the loop or not. A couple [...]
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Hip Hop CEO Gets Big Tattoo on the top of his HEAD!
Well, I had to share this. This is absolute proof that tattoos are more popular than ever within the African American community. Bryan “Birdman” Williams, Co-CEO of Cash Money Records, home to Lil Wayne has recently debuted his new head tattoo. I’ve heard that getting tattoos is extremely addictive. I wouldn’t know personally but I [...]
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Same Old Song: Lil Wayne Headed To Prison
Super rapper Lil Wayne has pleaded guilty to attempted weapons possession charges and faces 1 year in prison. As AllHipHop.com reported yesterday, Lil Wayne is facing about a year in prison but will likely only serve 8 months. The plea stems from a 2007 incident in which police found a gun on his tour bus… [...]