Kanye West and Jay Z- “No Church in the Wild”

Posted by kingpinoftheinkpen | Posted in Art | Posted on 15-09-2011-05-2008

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No Church in the Wild

Every so often, a video gets released and it makes you think. The unofficial video for The Throne’s (Kanye and Jay Z) single “No Church in the Wild” featuring Frank Ocean is one of those video. In the video, the course of American history has been altered and African Americans are cast in the roles of the slaveowners and Caucasian Americans are the slaves. In what is sure to be a very controversial video, black slaveowners pursue a runaway white slave deep into the woods and it really makes you think about how things would have been different if the roles were reversed. Big props to High5Collective for the video.

 

Bad Meets Evil ft. Bruno Mars- “Lighters”

Posted by kingpinoftheinkpen | Posted in Art | Posted on 22-08-2011-05-2008

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Lighters official video

Bad Meets Evil releases the second video from their new album

The Detroit duo of Eminem and Royce da 5’9, aka Bad Meets Evil, has dropped a new video for their single “Lighters” featuring crooner Bruno Mars. Lighters is the second single from Bad Meets Evil’s Hell: The Sequel. Check out the video below.

What do you guys think?

2011 MTV VMA Nominees Announced

Posted by kingpinoftheinkpen | Posted in Art | Posted on 21-07-2011-05-2008

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The nominations for this year’s MTV VMAs are in, and it looks like this year’s frontrunners are Katy Perry, Kanye West and Adele. Perry was nominated for nine awards, including “Video of the Year” and “Best Female Video” for “Firework” and “Best Special Effects” for “E.T.” which featuring Kanye West, who is up for seven awards. Adele, whose album 21 is the year’s top selling album, is also in the running for “Video of the Year” for “Rolling In The Deep“. Kanye picked up nods for “Power” and “All of the LightsClick the pic to enlarge.

 

MTV VMAs

Beyonce, Kanye, Adele, Chris Brown and Lady Gaga are among the nominees for the 2011 MTV VMAs

The MTV VMAs air live on MTV Sunday August 28th at 9PM EST. Who do you think will be the big winners? To see the complete list of nominees, click here. [SOURCE]

 

Kanye West X Jay-Z “Otis”

Posted by kingpinoftheinkpen | Posted in Art | Posted on 20-07-2011-05-2008

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Earlier this evening, FunkMaster Flex debuted a new single from the heavily anticipated Kanye West and Jay-Z Watch the Throne album. The track, entitled “Otis” also features Otis Redding and was produced by Kanye West. Click here to check out the clean version of the track. Click the pic to enlarge.

Watch the Throne single

FunkMaster Flex dropped a new single from the Watch the Throne album earlier this evening, entitled "Otis", featuring the vocals of the late Otis Redding

According to sources, Watch the Throne could be releases as soon as August 2. What do you guys think about the track? Love it or hate it?

Jay-Z is already at work on New Album

Posted by kingpinoftheinkpen | Posted in Art | Posted on 11-07-2011-05-2008

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It seems that you can’t keep Jay-Z out of the studio nowadays. Jay, whose new collaborative album with Kanye West-Watch the Throne- has yet to be released, revealed that he has already finished two songs for his next solo album. He also revealed that Odd Future‘s breakout star Frank Ocean would appear on one of the two songs already completed. Click the pic to enlarge.

Jay-Z

Jay-Z is already two songs in on his new album

As for when Watch the Throne will be released, no one seems to know. And what is even more surprising is how they have managed to keep the album from leaking.Pre-orders for the regular version, with ten songs, and the deluxe edition, featuring fourteen songs, can be placed here. I, for one, can’t wait until Watch the Throne is released.[source]