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Friday, August 27, 2010
CANADIAN EXPLOSION: AWARD WINNING RAPPER CLASSIFIED LAUNCHES AWESOME CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE VIDEO!
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Thursday, August 26, 2010
The No Angels singer had admitted having unprotected sex and keeping her HIV status secret, but denied deliberately infecting anyone.At the trial, she said she was "sorry from the bottom of my heart"."I wish I could turn back the clock and make it all not happen," she told the court in the western town of Darmstadt.
Source: Watch the video of the courtroom here.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Page is a rapper that has resurrected the spirit of Notorious B.I.G. There is just something about both of them that I cant quite pick out. It's like the SAME person. As a result, Page has developed his own style of things. I won't say he "copies" Biggie in any form. The JUNO nominated rapper has this teaser where somewhere in the United States, him and some masked goon are making crack in a crack house and who knows what's next?
This clip brings back the spirit of the drug filled neighborhoods in the 80's and I sure hope this is a documentary music video of some kind because as you know, Big Page is not American. He is Canadian of African descent and may be trying to illustrate something else here. Canadian artists are doing it artistically BIG! And oh yeah he was the one who wrote and rapped the song you like "I'm still fly" featuring Rapper Drake. That is a 2010 JUNO nominated rap song. The version below is the one you should be watching with lots of bass and 1.5 million hits on YouTube.
Marcus Voyce's Official Single 'Diary Girl' Featuring Harvey Stripes (Directed By Sharpshooter) is one hell of a video the whole of Canada wants to see now! For starters, Canadian honey and dynamic video model Alana Stewart is in it. I am trying to guess the story line so bad. I see a nice condo at the Lakeshore. The million dollar ones downtown Toronto and Alana is the one Marcus is there to see. Harvey is driving the Lambo cos he own it, Marcus is his rich friend and there are some honeys on the stairs dancing. I'M LOST! Please release this video!!!!!!!
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This is the teaser for the upcoming video Escape from the Books, by Laydee Lyrix for First Tracks 2010. Shot by Big Soul Productions @ Forrest Hill Collegiate on August 10th 2010. I am feeling the music. Just in case you didn't know, this song has a "Drak-ish" theme to me in the sense that ironically, this is the high school Drake dropped out of. He attended Forest Hill Collegiate in a rich Jewish section of Toronto but never graduated. So Lyrix needs to show this video to Drake and make him come back to school and get his diploma in a 30 day reality show. Great idea??? LOL! Drake "escaped" from the books. I met her ironically at the 2008 Canadian Idols auditions in the line. Watch this below... (6:48) Great interview 2 years ago....The sky's the limit.
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The sky's the limit for these two. They have been working on so many projects and have done many songs and videos. Their videos and songs are very viral on YouTube. The sweet taste of East and West Indian infused in hip-hop brings their dynamic music alive. More to come on this fantastic duo. They also run their own entertainment company Nation Entertainment World Wide Hustlers.
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Valentine is Bryan Valentine featured recently in Kingston This Week, a hugely popular South Eastern Ontario, Canada newspaper. His beats are just unique and so different. In this song "Can't Touch Us", Valentine teams up in a collab where Jessica Leigh Allen sings the hook and Abel is also rapping in there too. This is a blast! I have listened to this song 50 times today.
Myles Goodwin said at the 2010 Junos that he still believes in the instrument and that although YouTube is here and everyone can put music up, he's not crazy about it and prefers music playing younger artists with their instrument in full view. "If you are going to put that into the tubes, then I'm fine."
Midnight Black is ready for the rock and roll game, start making videos, maybe one or two and networking heavily with media. I see a JUNO in less than 2 years if they keep up with this. They have been touring all year on weekends and the summer and are very hard working. Listen to Midnight black here and join their Facebook fan page below. Awesome band. Below is their profile.
"Rock Bottom is the newest evolution in rock music in Canada. What an awesome band" Ms Kemi@ HipHossip Music Blog.Rock Bottom was formed in 2008 from high school stock. Each member possesses a deep and abiding appreciation for classic rock and an uncompromising work ethic that saw Rock Bottom perform more than 100 gigs in 2009.
Despite their tender years – the oldest being 18 - Rock Bottom has opened for the likes of 6-time CCMA nominated AMBUSH, opened for north America’s number one KISS tribute band Dressed to Kill, opened for the Trevor Walsh group, appeared with the Abrams Brothers, been featured on TV, radio and more.
Rock Bottom’s attention to tone, presentation, and providing something for everyone has recently seen them venture into modern country as they present a 60/40 mix of classic rock with modern country. Rock Bottom’s ability to put their edge on country music presents a tastefully high-octane country rock sound.
As a professional circuit band Rock Bottom provides 4 high-energy 45-minute sets that conclude with their fans yelling for encores.
Tyler MacDonald - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Chris Lafontaine - Bass, Vocals
Brendan Garofalo, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals.
Dan Killen - Drums, Percussion
It’s the School of Rock contest. The River is giving you a chance to win the ultimate rock-star experience…..Singing on stage with Jacob and the crew from Hedley! Aug 9th-Sept 3rd, get through the line when JT, Rudy and Crystal ask you to call them up and audition for the part by singing to Hedley’s “Cha-Ching”. We’ll post the audio below and others will vote. The top three with the most tallies scores four tickets to the show and the ultimate rock-star experience where you and your friends will be kickin’ it on stage with Hedley –September 13th at the ISC!
Not only that, the top 3 also score a sweet Gift Card to Aberdeen Mall for awesome back to school essentials or maybe a sweet outfit to wear to the show!!
JT will announce the 3 Grand Prize winners on Monday, Sept 6th at 7:20AM.
Start voting for Jessica here #23!!
Above is multiaward winner and lead singer Jacob Hoggard of Hedley (Canadian Idol runner up). Vote Jess and let her win this chance to perform with them. I already had my one night stand with Jacob (LOL!) and I wanna perform too after Jessica. Below are the lyrics in question...
So everybody dance and everybody sing,
If you wanna go far, if you wanna be a star
Yeah we can swing it,
When you take off all your clothes, when you strike a playboy pose
If you wanna go far, if you wanna be a star
Then you gotta bring it
Jessica Leigh Kamloops
Bill O'Reilly was the guest and the issue was mosquerama. Need I say more?
Sunday, August 22, 2010
“I’m real happy for Drake and real proud of Drake…I was lookin’ on the Internet and that made $10 million this year. So maybe when I make $10 Million then we can tour. We can do like some special dates or some surprise guest type thing, but I need 10 mil’, too, Drake.”
Good move and keep doing your thing. He is due for Canadian tour this September. More here on the rejection.
It’s been a minute (to say the least), but Lauryn Hill has found her way back to the charts.
According to Billboard, Hill has made her first debut as a lead artist on the charts in more than a decade. The recently-leaked single "Repercussions" debuted on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart at No. 94.
It was 1999 when Hill last appeared on the charts with "Turn Your Lights Down Low," featuring Bob Marley. That song peaked at No. 49.
“Repercussions” and Hill’s upcoming scheduled appearances on the Rock the Bells tour have stirred speculation that she’s embarked on a comeback.
Tip brought guests like Camron, Vado, Maino, Swizz Beatz, Mary J Blige, Keri Hilson and B.o.B.
Kevin Liles, Busta Rhymes, Fabolous, Miguel were also in the building.
Great night, great vibes, great Hip Hop.
Thanks to DJ Quiz, AP & Success
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Monday, August 9, 2010
“Spending the last four decades with CTV Toronto, doing what I love to do while making a difference in the community, has been a childhood dream come true,” said Jim Junkin. “CTV Toronto is family to me and when the toughest stories hit, I knew they were behind me every step of the way. I’ve done all I want to do in broadcasting and I am ready for retirement.”
“In his distinguished career, Jim Junkin has earned both the respect of the Toronto Police Service and the trust of GTA viewers,” said Paul Rogers, Senior Vice-President of CTV Toronto. “He represents the very best in journalism and we wish him well in his retirement.”
Best known as a police reporter, Junkin spent more than 25 years covering Toronto ’s crime beat. He said the most difficult cases involved crimes against children. “Those were always the toughest,” he said. “And I felt it was my duty to see these cases through the courts, to make sure the victims were not forgotten, and that the public knew justice was served.”
Good luck to Jim. I was glad to work with him in my community crime victim advocacy.
Jackson says, "He likes to tweet on set. I'm trying to be in the scene, I'm trying to be a good actor. And Bow Wow's a good actor, I love Bow Wow, but we've got this dramatic scene... and he's tweeting. I'm trying to get my Denzel (Washington) on. I'm trying to get my facial expressions, and then he's just tweeting and next thing you know there's like girls on the set and I'm like, 'Are we shooting a music video or a movie?'"
But Flocka Flame insists he harbours no hard feelings towards Mane, blaming his "super busy" schedule for their lack of contact. He tells Atlanta, Georgia radio station Hot 107.9: "I don't think it's no split (sic). We couldn't meet each other on a business level... or a personal level. Whatever the level is, I don't know. I'm going this way an d (he's) going that way and we both killin' these folk. That's just what it is."
In a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, he writes, "I still need a name for my album :( so far its (sic) called KING ISSUES... I will let you guys name it I am done with trying to name it :) "I don't want to use the word king in my album name lets (sic) think of something new with a new feel. I have so much to talk about this time!"
The Live Your Life hitmaker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., owns Club Crucial in his native Bankhead and it is regularly named as one of Atlanta's most popular hotspots. But the hip-hop star, whose family friend Patricia Reid runs the establishment, has found himself in trouble with local authorities following six altercations involving drunk patrons.
Atlanta officials wanted to have the venue's licence permanently remove d for what they called a "systematic failure to supervise", and they recently took their request to the city's alcohol licencing board. Reid's attorney, Dewayne Martin, appealed the challenge and claimed the club had "a viable security plan that addresses security on site". Boardmembers refused to back the permanent ban and instead suggested fining club owners $50,000 and issuing a 30-day restriction on selling alcohol at the venue.The club's fate now rests with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, who is expected to make a final decision in the coming weeks.
Alicia Keys and Rihanna have already issued a plea to their devotees to help find a suitable donor for Tavarez and now 50 Cent and his G-Unit bandmate Tony Yayo have thrown their support behind the cause. The rappers recently registered with DKMS, the world's largest marrow donor centre, after hearing about little Tavarez. And the In Da Club hitmaker admits he was inspired to make a change aft er realising how close in age Tavarez is to his own son, Marquise.
50 Cent says, "My son is just a couple years older than Shannon and I can't imagine if his life was needlessly cut short when there is someone out there that could save him. "Shannon's chances of finding a matching donor are slim because she's African American and Dominican and minorities are underrepresented in the national registry. "Everyone, regardless of their race or ethnicity deserves a fair chance at life. Registering to become a bone marrow donor starts with a cheek swab but it's more than that. It's a commitment to save a life."
If you see or hear domestic violence call 911
If you need to remain anonymous you can submit a tip worldwide via Facebook to Crime Stoppers. http://Facebook.com/CSIWorldFor more on R+B Sensation Tim Campbell click http://Twitter.com/RealTimCampbell
Thank you to Seneca College students, Toronto, Canada for the design of the campaign poster "Can You Find The Hidden Victim", as well as to Mursal Aziz, Toronto Police Service Youth in Policing Initiative Student 2010, HipHossip, Toronto Crime Stoppers and Crime Stoppers International for the contributions to this video.
Cambell's song "Beautiful" can be found here.
Video recorded by Mursal Aziz, Toronto, Ontario Canada August, 2010
Video edited and posted by Cst Scott Mills, Toronto Police Service Social Media Officer.
We were glad to be part of this.
Representing VEVO’s inventory and client solutions in Canada, CTV’s Much MTV Group has signed charter brands BlackBerry, HP, Mazda and WIND Mobile to the web’s leading premium music video and entertainment service. Furthermore, the VEVO experience is now more highly optimized to the tastes and culture of the Canadian marketplace with increased local programming.In addition to its charter sponsors, CTV has also signed marketing and advertising deals for VEVO Canada with key brands Nintendo, Universal Pictures, Sony Playstation, Cara Foods, Nestle Smarties, Labatt, Prairie Milk Marketing Partnership, Paramount Pictures and Wrigley.
VEVO’s nearly 8.5 million monthly unique Canadian visitors* can now enjoy an optimized viewing experience focused on music and artists Canadians love. Home-grown talent such as Ash Koley, Bedouin Soundclash, Celine Dion, Classified, Down With Webster, Drake, Hedley, Justin Bieber, Nelly Furtado and Nikki Yanofsky are featured prominently on VEVO Canada.The VEVO platform includes VEVO.com, VEVO on YouTube and, through syndication partnerships, the web networks where VEVO powers music videos including AOL and CBS Interactive Music Group.
BREAKING NEWS: URGENT AS WE WANT YOU TO VOTE FOR ASHLEY GRECO OF Z103 TO WIN HOSTING DUTIES WITH REGIS IN THE NEXT 48 HOURS!
Canada's Ashley Greco from Z103FM Toronto has been picked as one of the 10 finalist of radio women to host Regis and Kelly. Congrats to Ashley. I live in Canada now, so lets do this Canada. Ashley is awesome! We only have till 9pm Wed 11th August to do this. I did it for Rudy Blair on Media Idol and Classified on the East Coast music awards. Lets do this for Ashley and Canada and let a Canadian woman HOST a US show. Ashley is one third of the Scott Fox morning show on the #1 Toronto radio station. LETS GO!!! VOTE NOW and get all your friends to vote.
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Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Paramount Pictures, MTV Films and Bieber's record label, Island Def Jam, say the 16-year-old pop star has signed on to appear in a feature film about his life and career.
The yet-to-be-titled movie is set for release on "Valentine's weekend" of 2011, the companies said Tuesday.
Bieber will also be producing the film, along with mentor Usher, manager Scooter Braun and Island Def Jam Music Group chairman LA Reid.
The movie will offer a "VIP backstage pass" into Bieber's life and will feature 3-D footage from his "My World 2.0" concert tour.
The ubiquitous teen sensation is also bringing his life to readers: HarperCollins announced Monday that it will publish his memoir in October.
"I don't think that should ever come out. That's bad," he said. "He was a perfectionist and he wouldn't have wanted it that way. How you gonna release Michael Jackson when Michael Jackson ain't here to bless it?"
Will.i.am collaborated with Jackson on the rerelease of "Thriller" in 2008 with remixed versions of some of the album's classic songs. He said Jackson was very particular about all aspects of his musical productions, from his vocals to arrangements to instrumentation.
"Now that he is not part of the process, what are they doing? Why would you put a record out like that? Because he was a friend of mine, I just think that's disrespectful," he said. "What's wrong with what he already contributed to the world?"
The Jackson estate did not respond to a request for comment.
When asked about the high demand for any new Jackson music, will.i.am replied: "So what? You don't disrespect someone when they're gone. ... How much can you suck from his energy? ... Freaking parasites!"
Not much is known about what will be on the album, but Michael's brother Jackie has said he and brother Marlon were working on the record with John McClain, Jackson's former manager and executor of his estate.
What's this? Did he tell that to Biggie and Tupac's moms? Must be scared the MJ will topple BEP on the charts or something
It was a full house of performances, green room appearances and photos. I presented the Best Alternative Rock award which went out to Waxmen. These guys JUMPED onto the stage with happiness. This is what the TIMAS are about. Pictured on the red carpet with the CEO and Founder Daniela Oliva is Atlanta based R&B artist Tim Campbell who was nominated for Best International/USA artist. The White Ravens won but we hear Campbell raised off the roof at Yonge-Dundas Square 2 days later at Youth Day 2010 with his R&B performance.
Several group, past and present nominees were in attendance like JD Era, Rich Kidd who won the Best Live Urban and many more.
So what's this I hear from internal snitches @ Canadian immigration that the entire Young Money clan cannot perform in Canada? Drake was spotted above at Vancouver airport for a sold out show. The guys above with the LV backpacks are his band members I met at the JUNOS. He was here in Toronto on Sunday for the OVO fest (October's Very Own) which signifies what month he was born in. True, immigration bans people with criminal records from coming into Canada especially serious ones like GUNS and DRUGS.
I am being told that Drake is lucky to be a native Canadian and that Nicki Minaj, L'il Wayne and some others in the group are actually banned FOR LIFE here as of now. Mmmm... No comment. I know Weezy has a lot of gun charges after leaving here Jan 2009 at that concert at the ACC and who knows when T.I will get back in.
Leave the Guns Alone!!! Will these artists listen to me?? I wonder if all these so called "bloggers' asked Young Money CEO Mack Maine this question over the weekend. Seems like everyone but HipHossip interviewed him and posted it on Facebook. Need the real word from Mack Maine on this immigration issue. So, what's this? I have to go see Nicki Minaj in America??
Alicia Keys also joined the wedding crowd this past weekend heavily pregnant and got married somewhere in the Mediterranean to Swiss Beatz the Producer. The kid gave them away and Mashonda is finally free of the drama.
So my girl Tiny is finally married to T.I. The wedding was a lavish affair this past weekend in Miami. I hear the whole of Atlanta left town. We will hopefully get better pictures soon as TIP is not happy with the quality of pictures that went out on twitter. However they are still fine to me. Now everyone is even a happier bigger family. T.I is one of the BEST dads I know in the entire WORLD, not just showbiz. Watch out for his movie "Takers" which will be out August 27th. We love TIP here at HipHossip and have been there since day one for him.
Jet magazine did an interview with T.I and gave us a tour of his posh mansion in Georgia. Watch here. Also if you missed my interview with Tiny last year when T.I was in jail, you can listen to it here.
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