Documentary: Inside Job

So you thinking about the Illuminati? Don’t. Expand your mind by extending your understanding of the modern world.

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XXL Freshman Cover 2011

If you are a “Hip-Hop Head” and love lyrics and lyricism you won’t like this cover. Not saying that lyricists aren’t on the cover but it’s obvious that wasn’t the focal point of the cover. The main idea behind this cover is to move units. It’s about money, getting more ad dollars. The people featured buzz’s are bigger than people that were snubbed so they made the list. This is nothing more than a ploy to sell more magazines. Don’t let this upset you. With that being said…DOM KENNEDY should have been on the list! Read the rest of this entry »

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The Reincarnation of Christopher Wallace

After Rick Ross announced he was Big Poppa reincarnated in Mafia Music II the internet has been debating the validity of his sentiments. A Hypnotize looking video with Puff Daddy/Diddy ensued while Diddy himself claimed Ross came off sounding like Biggie on Angels last verse. The similarities are there. Both being fat, unattractive and rappers are ambiguous. Pointing out the fact that these characters captivate large audiences with a reliance on charisma is where the arguement gets raw. People are willing to fight/kill/defend the honor and intergity of Biggie and his legacy. Of course he isn’t Biggie reincarnated but is Rick Ross really filling Biggie’s shoes?

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Docs: Steal This Film II

As promised my Dukes I will continue to keep posting docs, clips and other videos that I watch in my personal time. Today as it is Music Monday on Twitter I bring you the argument of file sharing and piracy. The documentary today is Steal This Film. This documentary shows the development of the World Wide Web and the entertainment industries arch enemy, P2P. For you smart dumb cats it means Peer 2 Peer. The way most of you out there build your library. I would post part 1 but it’s the same doc as this version minus some new footage. Take in this doc and spread the conversation my Dukes.

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Zeitgeist Final Edition

So it’s late and I’ve decided I’ll start posting ishh that I dig and watch in my spare time. I’ll start with Zeitgeist: Final Edition. Won’t say much about it cept’ a quote from Wasalu:

I don’t trust America after watching Zeitgeist.”

Bonus: Added Zeitgeist Addendum after the jump.

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Mack Lessons Radio Podcast Episode 208
“5 New Player Rules Of Fall 09″

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Wednesday’s her my Dukes. The new podcast is here today for you to soak up. On the side note I downloaded some of his books on the Amazon Kindle app for the iphone. Here some Fall game called 5 New Player Rules Of Fall 09′. Stream here or click the download link after the jump.

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Previously Mack Lessons Radio Podcast Episode 207 “5 Myths Men Have About Women”

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Billboard Q&A With Jay-Z

Hov chops it up with Billboard about how “D.O.A.” came to be. He also touches on

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Food For Thought: Conversations With Jay-Z

Here’s the BET special with Jay-Z. Here he is interviewed by Angie Martinez, Steven Smith & Harry “The Griller” Allen. I gave the last dude a nickname, you’ll see why. Part 2 after the jump.

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Mack Lessons Radio Podcast Episode 204
“The Truth Behind The Town Hall Meetings”

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So I haven’t posted any game but I’ve definitely soaked up a bunch of it. Here’s the newest podcast from Tariq Elite my Dukes. Peep the new webisode titled The Truth Behind The Town Hall Meetings. Stream here or click the download link after the jump.

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Mack Lessons Radio Podcast Episode 193
“Why Are Women So Confused?”

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My dude Tariq Nasheed comes through again with the newest episode of Mack Lessons. Stream here or click the download link after the jump.

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