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July 9th, 2010 - 1:37 am § in True/Slant

Another sign that 50 Cent is irrelevant

B.I.G. news in the hip-hop world: 50 Cent has a beef with someone. So, he took to Twitter to protest the latest, gravest event hurting the hip-hop community with a petition. Diddy’s exploitation of the Notorious B.I.G. [via Rap Radar/The Daily Swarm]: Enough is enough, Biggie’s name shou[...]

June 7th, 2010 - 4:09 pm § in True/Slant

The 'We Con the World' video: A blockade to peace

Someone out there thinks that it’s a perfect time for a music video making fun of those who died on the Gaza flotilla. Jerusalem Post deputy editor Caroline Glick for one. So do the people at Latma, a Hebrew-based “satire” site that Glick happens to edit. That partnership happened [...]

March 23rd, 2010 - 12:38 pm § in True/Slant

Internet-based radio station WOXY shutting down today

I was shocked when I stumbled upon the news that Internet-based indie radio station WOXY will shut down today [via the Daily Swarm]: Due to current economic realities and the lack of ongoing funding for WOXY’s operations, we’ve been forced to suspend our live broadcasts as of March 23rd.[...]

March 16th, 2010 - 2:21 pm § in True/Slant

Crowdsourcing vs. blogging in music journalism

SXSW, the internationally renowned music trade show, officially kicks off the live music portion of the expanding festival tomorrow. It’s the one week of the year that Texas bests every other state in the union in the “holds more music geeks per square foot” contest. In the ever-ev[...]

March 12th, 2010 - 9:04 pm § in True/Slant

Die Antwoord sign to Interscope

South African hip-hop act and Internet sensation Die Antwoord have signed to Interscope, according to Boing Boing [via the Daily Swarm]: “And that’s what I did to Jimmy Iovine,” he says. “He didn’t seem to like it, but nobody told me it wasn’t cool to do that. A[...]

December 6th, 2009 - 3:52 pm § in True/Slant

When a correction becomes the Public Enemy

Usually, newspaper corrections tend to fly under the radar. They appear in the paper days after the initial article with the mistake in question was published. By that time, most readers have most likely forgotten about the mistake and/or article and have moved on. That’s not the case with Ake[...]



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