Archive for September, 2010

Kanye West Covers XXL (October 2010)

Posted in 1 on September 16, 2010 by bobbybounce

Something noteworthy about Kanye’s October 2010 XXL cover story:

The Louis Vuitton Don penned the cover story on himself—his first article ever—and also served as the creative director of his own 40-page section in the special collector’s issue.

Here are a few quotes from the piece, regarding Taylorgate:

“I stress that the incident wasn’t about Taylor personally,” he explains in the story. “And it definitely wasn’t about race. Where I messed up is, at the end of the day, it’s your show, Taylor. It’s your show, MTV.”

“The relationship with the public and with your fans is like the relationship with your girlfriend,” he adds. “How could I not, at a certain point, be like, ‘I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have been at the awards show. I’m sorry.’ Not that I don’t deserve to get beat up or change who I am inside, to make sure that that doesn’t happen again.”

Mr. West said that, following his VMA outburst, he immediately dedicated himself to the studio. “I knew I wasn’t in a great spot publicly after the incident, but I would just block it out and work as hard as possible and let my work be my saving grace,” he shared. “In a way, I had thrown a Molotov cocktail at my own career, and it gave me an opportunity, for the first time, to go away and find out who I was. Because I felt very alone.”

On top of that, the October issue with also feature stories on Kid Cudi, Ye’s G.O.O.D. Music family, Wiz Khalifa (?)and XXL’s top 10 producers-turnt-rappers of all time.

Hitting newsstands nationwide September 28th.

New Music: Joell Ortiz Farewell Summer EP out now!!

Posted in 1 on September 11, 2010 by bobbybounce

Joell drops a 6-track EP as a pre-cursor to Free Agent and the YAOWA mixtape. No objections here.

Leak: Joell Ortiz – The Battle Cry (prod. The Audible Doctor)

Track list…..
01. Intro
02. Murder (Prod. by Statik Selektah)
03. Battle Cry (Prod. by The Audible Doctor)
04. Sing Like Bilal (Remix) (feat. Sheek Louch) (Prod. by DJ Premier)
05. So Wrong (feat. Talib Kweli, Brother Ali & Jean Grae) (Prod. by Frank Dukes)
06. Farewell Summer (Prod. by Don Cannon)

PHOTOS FROM FAT BEATS NY LAST DAY!

Posted in 1 on September 8, 2010 by bobbybounce

FAT BEATS NY FINAL IN-STORES

Posted in 1 on September 1, 2010 by bobbybounce