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Video: Questlove - "What's In My Bag?"


Video: Questlove - "What's In My Bag?"

Video: Eminem, Rihanna, Dr. Dre - 2011 Grammy Awards


Video: Eminem, Rihanna, Dr. Dre - 2011 Grammy Awards

Video: Killer Mike Appears On MTV's "Made"


Science nerd James Padgett wants to get respect and stand up to bullies by being MADE into a legit rapper by Killer Mike aka Mike Bigga

 

Video: Cee-Lo Green - "Forget You" Grammy Performance


Video: Cee-Lo Green - "Forget You" Grammy Performance

MP3: Young Keno f/ I-20, Mr. Smith - "Real Nigga Society Remix"


From J. Melo:

MP3: Young Keno f/ I-20, Mr. Smith - "Real Nigga Society Remix"


319 Music Group (also home to Cali Swag District) promising artist Young Keno drops a hip-hop anthem with "Real Nigga Society Remix." To join him on this cut, he recruits Roccett (Young Jeezy's CTE), bay area buzzing rappers Mr. Smith & Joe Moses, and I-20 from Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace imprint. Marleik can be heard on the hook.

"Real Nigga Society Remix" (f. Joe Moses, I-20, Roccett & Mr. Smith)

MP3: Chris Clay - "Back to Bidness (100 Bars)"


From Dove at Tygereye:

MP3: Chris Clay - "Back to Bidness (100 Bars)"

Here is a new freestyle from Chris Clay called "Back to Bidness (100 Bars)". Enjoy!
 
 
For more info on Chris Clay, go to http://Facebook.com/ItsChrisClay and http://MIMEntertainmentInc.com
Follow Chris Clay on Twitter http://twitter.com/itschrisclay 
 

MP3: T-Pain & Chris Brown - "Best Love Song"


From Dan Roof:

MP3: T-Pain & Chris Brown - "Best Love Song"

Mp3: http://www.mediafire.com/?4634sslx8zhr7lf .
YouTube: http://youtu.be/FbYHmlto21M .

Video: Voice w/ Jessica Rabbit - "Butterflyz"


From Dove at Tygereye:

Video: Voice w/ Jessica Rabbit - "Butterflyz"

And the (Hip-Hop) Winners Are...


Yesterday we let you know who the 2011 Hip-Hop Grammy Award Nominees were. Today it's time to find out who took home those sometimes coveted, sometimes reviled awards and who among the nominees got the shaft. So without further adieu, scroll down and you'll see the winners highlighted IN BOLD and marked with **** just in case that's too hard to see in your browser of choice.

And the (Hip-Hop) Winners Are...

Best Rap Solo Performance
 
“Over” – Drake
**** “Not Afraid” – Eminem
“How Low” – Ludacris
“I’m Back” – T.I.
“POWER” – Kanye West
 
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
 
“Shutterbugg” – Big Boi & Cutty
“Fancy” – Drake, T.I. & Swizz Beatz
**** “On to the Next One” – Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz
“My Chick Bad” – Ludacris & Nicki Minaj
“Lose My Mind” – Young Jeezy & Plies
 
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
 
“Nothin’ on You” – B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
“Deuces” – Chris Brown, Tyga & Kevin McCall
“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna
**** “Empire State of Mind” – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
“Wake Up! Everybody” – John Legend, The Roots, Melanie Fiona & Common
 
Best Rap Song
 
**** “Empire State Of Mind” – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna
“Not Afraid” – Eminem
“Nothin’ on You” – B.o.B & Bruno Mars
“On to the Next One” — Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz
 
Best Rap Album
 
The Adventures of Bobby Ray – B.o.B
Thank Me Later – Drake
**** Recovery – Eminem
The Blueprint 3 – Jay-Z
How I Got Over – The Roots

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So in the end Eminem and Jay-Z clean up at the Grammy Awards, and for a mind-blowing third time The Roots were nominated for Best Rap Album and did not win. IRONICALLY they did leave with two Grammy Awards though - Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for "Hang On In There" and Best R&B Album for "Wake Up!" It's also worth noting that Cee-Lo Green earned a Grammy for Best Urban/Alternative Performance for the single "F*ck You!" Those who hope for more recognition for B.o.B, Drake or Big Boi will just have to content themselves with these words from a Geto Boy.

"I sold a lot of records and a lot of people KNOW ME!
 Now where's my G*d damn trophy?!!" - Willie D (Geto Boys) 

Video: Bad News Brown - "Reign" (R.I.P.)


R.I.P. Paul Frappier a/k/a Bad News Brown.


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