At 9pm tonight, MTV will hand out their infamous Moonmen at the Video Music Awards from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre. Ignoring for a minute that the VMAs has dubiously devolved into a popularity contest for the Twitter and US Weekly age, these are BNW’s (slightly idealistic) picks for who should clear mantle space for the [...]
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 [...]
Kanye West’s tour Fame Kills tour partner Lady Gaga recently spoke to a Las Vegas radio station about the 2009 Video Music Awards and of course what she believes to be her greatness and uniqueness: On her reaction to Kanye‘s famous outburst: “I would say he‘s a good guy and everybody makes mistakes, and he [...]
Jay-Z called into Angie Martinez’s show on Hot 97 in New York City today, where among other things he addressed Lil Mama’s un-needed and uncalled for presence during his performance of Empire State of Mind with Alicia Keys at the 2009 Video Music Awards: “To interrupt that moment for us, I don‘t think that was [...]
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.