Posts Tagged ‘2009 Video Music Awards’

Jay-Z on Obama, Kanye, and Herbie Hancock

Aside from having elevated Hip Hop to entirely new levels both on the Billboard Charts and culturally, Jay-Z is also a well spoken man who can offer intelligent insights on issues surrounding Hip Hop, Popular culture, and race. In the February issue of Interview magazine, Jay discusses the now infamous VMA outburst, meeting the current […]

Exclusive : Screenshots Making Janet Jackson’s Michael Jackson VMA Tribute

Much thanks to Janet Media for the video. “I played the role that I‘ve always played in his life: his little sister that was there by his side, that had his back no matter what.

Jay-Z on Kanye West : ‘He Didn’t Kill Anybody’

Jay-Z joined his duet partner Alicia Keys in trying to calm the hysteria surrounding Kanye West’s outburst at the 2009 Video Music Awards. Like Alicia, Jay is critical of the witch hunt against Kanye and states that even though the outburst was in poor taste it was undoubtably Kanye being the passionate artist he has […]

Video : Janet Jackson on VMA Michael Jackson Tribute ‘I Was Trying Not to Cry’

MTV is airing a special making of the Michael Jackson VMA Tribute show on Saturday, September 19, 2009 at 12:30pm . MTV.com currently has clips from the documentary featuring interviews with Janet Jackson. What is especially nice about the way that Janet is just now beginning to talk about her late brother’s death is that […]

Video : Alicia Keys on Lil Mama ‘We Would Have Preferred She Did it From Her Seat’

Turns out Alicia Keys has made a day out of surprise television appearances. Before heading over to BET later in the day, Alicia Keys stopped by the fourth hour of the Today Show where she begrudgingly addressed Lil Mama’s intrusion on her and Jay-Z’s electric performance of Empire State of Mind, or as Hoda Kotb […]