August 3, 2012

List composed by Max Bell to the tune of…

People Like Lists (So Meta)

http://www.complex.com/music/2012/07/rappers-who-changed-their-names
40 rappers who changed their names.
#SnoopLionRises

http://www.complex.com/music/2012/07/the-10-best-lines-from-rick-ross-god-forgives-i-dont/
The 10 best lines from God Forgives, I Don’t. “Fabricate bout…” whatever, apparently.
#3Stacks

http://pigeonsandplanes.com/2012/07/the-50-best-indie-covers-of-classic-rock-songs.html
50 best indie covers of classic rock songs. I’m partial to My Morning Jacket’s rendition of “Rocket Man.” Fun fact: It was co-written by Bernie Taupin.
#ILikedTheOriginalBetter

http://pigeonsandplanes.com/2012/07/10-things-lil-b-has-done-to-stay-entertaining.html
P&P outlines Lil B’s self-marketing strategy.
#KanyeShouldWatchHimself

People Ask Questions. Some People Answer.

http://www.complex.com/style/2012/08/interview-designer-shayne-oliver-of-hood-by-air-talks-his-new-collection-and-why-camron-is-a-style-icon
Shayne Oliver wore a bunch of pink in the early-aughts. Now he designs clothes.
#KillaCam

http://pigeonsandplanes.com/2012/08/video-el-p-meets-big-k-r-i-t.html
Big K.R.I.T. and El Producto go back and forth.
#BunkLife

http://www.fakeshoredrive.com/2012/08/video-lupe-fiasco-talks-being-blackballed-whats-on-his-ipod-btch-bad-more.html/
Lupe Fiasco talks about things.
#KickPush

http://www.fakeshoredrive.com/2012/07/video-nelly-visits-the-morning-riot.html/
Nelly visits the Morning Riot. Didn’t know he was a Beastie fan (peep the tee).
#MogulMoney

http://www.fakeshoredrive.com/2012/07/video-the-hot-boyz-interview-rick-ross-rockie-fresh-on-power-92.html/
Rick Ross visits the Hot Boyz and talks about album leaks and Nas giving him game.
#MMG

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.20624/title.tech-n9ne-hopes-to-collaborate-with-rick-ross-eminem-nas-for-new-album-ebah
Tech N9ne rocks a Jim Morrison tee and talks about future projects.
#TechNizzzine

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.20637/title.asher-roth-changes-title-of-sophomore-lp-because-of-frank-oceans-channel-orange
Asher is changing his album title out of respect to Frank Ocean.
#IsThisTooOrange

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.20634/title.ab-soul-explains-calling-president-obama-a-puppet
Ab-Soul clears up his comments about Obama and goes from light to dark.
#TopDawgShit

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd54rRBSN9Y&feature=channel&list=UL
Schoolboy and A$AP go back and forth. They’re also going on tour.
#FiggGetDaMoney

http://www.complex.com/music/2012/08/interview-big-sean-second-album-kanye-good-music-cruel-summer
Big Sean says his verse on “Mercy” was initially a freestyle.
#NotImpressed

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.20652/title.lil-wayne-says-hes-putting-rap-on-the-backburner-for-skateboarding
Wayne is on his Stevie Williams steez.
#HopefullyHeRetiresSoon

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.20650/title.raekwon-recalls-dropping-only-built-4-cuban-linx-talks-ob4cl-pt-iii
Rae talks about droppping OB4CL. OB4CL III might be on the way.
#SequelsCanWork

http://nahright.com/news/2012/08/02/video-chief-keef-smokes-too-much-cant-explain-his-lyrics/
Chief Keef can’t explain his lyrics. I don’t think he needs to.
#SelfExplanatory

http://nahright.com/news/2012/07/30/video-danny-brown-schoolboy-q-interview-w-16bars-tv/
Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q interviews.
#VeneersInAFewYears

http://nahright.com/news/2012/08/01/audio-eminem-interview-w-nick-craig/
Eminem is working on music.
#BringTheRealSlimShadyBack

You Might Rip This

http://hypetrak.com/2012/07/iggy-azalea-glory-freep/
Iggy Azalea used to intrigue me. If this ends up on your Ipod, you don’t deserve one.
#CaughtInTheMachine

http://stonesthrow.com/news/2012/07/jonwayne-cassette
Jonwayne releases an album on cassette only. I think I still have my walkman around the house somewhere.
#FuckDigital

http://www.steadybloggin.com/nikolais-javan-slow-jam-phonk-instrumental/
Some serious phonk from SteadyB and Nikolais Javan.
#SlowDownMyFunk

http://potholesinmyblog.com/western-tink-very-rare-p-silky-johnson-potholes-premiere/
Potholes gives us Western Tink over an ill Silky Johnson suite.
#LastOfTheMohicans

http://www.fakeshoredrive.com/2012/07/video-tink-kardashian.html/
Tink and Ricoo whip that white girl. But Kim Kardashian is Armenian. Ummm…
#GetThatWhiteMoney

http://www.2dopeboyz.com/2012/08/01/e-40-turn-it-up-video/
E-40 still makes music for your function.
#TurnItUp

http://www.2dopeboyz.com/2012/08/01/gianni-lee-x-mike-blud-present-god-forgives-i-dont-the-samples-mixtape/
Samples for that new Rick Ross album.
#GianiLeeGives

http://nahright.com/news/2012/08/01/cory-gunz-stacks-on-deck-prod-by-araabmuzik/
Cory Gunz gets help from AraabMuzik.
#Stacks

http://nahright.com/news/2012/07/30/tony-yayo-ft-cory-gunz-danny-brown-tables/
How did Yayo get the features for this?
#DannyBrownSaves

http://hypetrak.com/2012/08/domo-genesis-the-alchemist-no-idols/
Domo and Alchemist have No Idols.
#Bronsonlino

http://www.steadybloggin.com/mookie-jones-dank-prod-by-dj-burn-one/
Mookie Jones only smokes that…
#Dank

http://www.egotripland.com/upnorthtrips-everything-is-purple-celebrating-the-purple-tape-mix/
A bunch of purple jams to celebrate the anniversary of that Raekwon thing.
#GrimaceTapes

You Might Watch This

http://hypetrak.com/2012/08/onetowatch-action-bronson-makes-zucchini-blossoms/
Action Bronson makes zucchini blossoms. He also knows that if you put music on the computer you can become famous.
#HilariouslyDelicious

http://hypetrak.com/2012/08/snoop-lion-snoop-dogg-reincarnated-documentary-trailer/
A trailer for a doc about Snoop Lion in Jamaica. I don’t know whether to laugh, cry, or spark one.
#Reincarnated

http://hypetrak.com/2012/07/rick-ross-featuring-jay-z-dr-dre-3-kings/
3 Kings video. You’ve seen all the footage before.
#Eh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVO5WhIm4uI&feature=channel&list=UL
Rick Ross says the rest of the MMG lineup won’t hold him back.
#BiggieWoreAShirt

http://vimeo.com/46519042
Tyga directs a porno for his hit single.
#MakeItNasty.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glEimuLiL0k&feature=channel&list=UL
The story behind Doom’s mask and a little more from KEO. I would listen to hours of interview with this cat.
#ManBehindTheMask

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO5fmGINEG0&feature=channel&list=UL
Jonwayne has a song called Bukowski. He also gets handjobs from people on Craigslist.
#BurningInWaterDrowningInFlame

http://www.fakeshoredrive.com/2012/08/video-probcause-x-psalm-one-x-sharkula-calamari-astronaut.html/
Limousine cuisine from Psalm One, Sharkula, and ProbCause. The name of the track is your new favorite hashtag.
#CalamariAstronaut

http://www.fakeshoredrive.com/2012/07/video-freddie-gibbs-madlib-f-bj-the-chicago-kid-shame-preview.html/
There will be a “Shame” video.
#GangstaGibbs

http://www.2dopeboyz.com/2012/07/31/machine-gun-kelly-filter-magazine-freestyle-video/
I don’t know if anyone freestyles anymore.
#MachineGunKelly

http://nahright.com/news/2012/08/01/video-masta-killa-what-you-seecali-sun/
Why Masta Killa? Why???
#YouAint’tSeenNothin

http://nahright.com/news/2012/07/31/video-juicy-j-on-ggn-news-w-snoop/
Juicy J stops by GGN to co-host.
#NemoHoes

http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2012/07/adrian-lau-blue-dreams-prod-by-harry-fraud
Be on the lookout for Andrew Lau.
#BlueDreams

Miscellaneous Stuff You Might Like and Shit

http://www.complex.com/style/2012/08/the-20-most-stylish-celebrity-couples-right-now/
The 20 most stylish celebrity couples.
#SomeonCares

http://www.fakeshoredrive.com/2012/08/lupe-fiasco-feeds-hundreds-in-chicago.html/
Lupe gets his philanthropist on.
#UseYourMoneyForSomething

http://www.2dopeboyz.com/2012/08/01/eminem-50-cent-on-how-to-make-money-selling-drugs-video/
How To Make Money Selling Drugs trailer. 50 and Em are in it.
#IGetMoney

http://www.2dopeboyz.com/2012/08/01/asher-roth-introduces-the-tecate-ring-of-fire-video/
Asher should get a sponsor. Or maybe just sign with Tecate.
#RingOfFire

http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/16870-car/
JB reviews the Serengeti album. It’s good.
#AllPraisesDue

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.20653/title.mac-miller-sued-for-10-million-over-sample-used-on-macadelic
Mac Miller keeps getting sued.
#CheckYoSelf

http://espn.go.com/blog/playbook/trending/post/_/id/5803/rapper-paul-wall-talks-ryan-lochtes-grill
Paul Wall made Lochte’s grill.
#LetMeSeeYourGrill

http://www.vulture.com/2012/07/every-food-item-name-dropped-in-a-rick-ross-song.html?mid=twitter_nymag
All of Ricky Rozay’s food references. Let’s see a Bronson list.
#BawseDining

http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2012/08/adidas-originals-all-originals-represent
Adidas commercial for that loud as Jeremy Scott stuff.
#Commercial

http://www.egotripland.com/chuck-d-coolio-switched-at-birth/
What if Coolio and Chuck D had been switched a birth?
#CountyEnemy

http://www.egotripland.com/def-rugs/#more-11351
Rugs with your favorite rapper’s logo. I will be making an ill-advised purchase in the near future.
#CarpetMuncher

http://www.egotripland.com/wu-tang-clan-the-gap-t-shirt/#more-11214
There are Wu-Tang tees at the Gap. My white ass needs to visit.
#CREAM

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