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Midweek Newsletter: The Roots make a statement, Russell Simmons returns to Occupy Wall Street and more

Solve all your problems by giving me money!

Russell Simmons is a hip hop legend. This does not and should not make him immune to criticism. Mr Simmons is also worth an estimated $340 million, so it’s pretty safe to say that he is not part of the 99%! It’s his money and he can do what he likes with it. However, Mr Simmons has stated that he would support paying more taxes. The problem with increased taxation in my opinion, is that it would have a crippling effect on the middle classes and small businesses, simply because after taxes their would not be enough money going around to spend frequently. The consumer would be forced to save money and spend wisely.

Anyway, yesterday Russell said that he is planning an Read the rest of this entry

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Important Music News Updates

 

Jay-Z: Who You Wit Part III.

 

Jay-Z is criticized by Occupy Wall Street protesters and several media outlets for trying to Read the rest of this entry

50 Cent puts his money where his mouth is

50 Cent has pledged to try to feed a billion people suffering from starvation and famine in Africa.

Apparently, every SK Energy Drink sold will result in 1 meal being purchased for those suffering from famine.

Admittedly, I do not Read the rest of this entry

Rap Made Me Do It!

“I sit alone in my dirty ass room starrin’ at candles high on drugs//All alone wit my hand on my Mac 10 Handle…. schemin’ on you n*ggas” (c) Prodigy

Have you ever felt like a certain song, or a certain type of sound has made you feel like you’re in a trance? (Or maybe that’s just me?)

When I was younger Read the rest of this entry

Only Built 4 Neocons

The war machine is in full motion, as planned….

Still in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Drones in Read the rest of this entry

Who Am I?

Rick Ross is a character. And I like characters, because they provide entertainment – whether or not it’s intentional.

I mean, when someone says something audacious as “I Read the rest of this entry

Occupy Wall Street

So it appears that hip hop heavyweights Kanye West & Russell Simmons have joined the 1000’s of protesters of Occupy Wall Street.

Now both these men are multi-millionaires, so is it possible for them to speak to the masses on what it’s like to be robbed by banksters?

I guess you could argue that their Read the rest of this entry

Words I Never Said = Freedom of Speech

“Gaza strip was getting bombed, Obama didn’t say shit”

“Israel don’t take my side cause look how far you’ve pushed them

I’m surprised BET let Lupe Fiasco say that live on air. Viacom are notorious when it comes to censorship, but whats more interesting is that the CEO of Viacom is viewed in some circles as an Israeli lobbyist.

 

Jimmy Henchman: Pandora’s box?

Federal informant James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond is facing 18 counts of distributing cocaine.

Henchmans “Czar Entertainment” manages artists such as Game, Akon, Sean Kingston, Shyne and various others.

One of the defendants has told the FBI how Read the rest of this entry

Today’s Newswire: 2/8/2011