What’s In The News
A Tribe Called Quest cancelled a few of their upcoming European dates du to Q-Tip’s shoulder injury. Ice Cube will replace ATCQ. http://buff.ly/2q4IY4V
The Notorious B.I.G.’s Brooklyn Mural will be destroyed. The Biggie mural was painted on the side of an apartment building in Bed-Stuy on the corner of Bedford Avenue and Quincy Street. Samuel Berkowitz, the owner, plans on removing the mural to create windows for the apartments and increase rent. http://buff.ly/2qzJWtu
FCC Votes to roll back Net Neutrality. In spite of dozens of protesters, in a 2-1 vote, the FCC’s Republicans voted to loosen the regulations on the industry. Net Neutrality basically fights to keep equal treatment among internet providers to help avoid “fast lanes.” This is something we should pay attention to as we all could end up paying more money for internet access. http://buff.ly/2qzXg11
Jack White to release children’s book titled “We’re Going to Be Friends.” The story is inspired by The White Strips song of the same name and will tell the sotry of Suzy Lee journey at school. Elinor Blake is providing the illustrations. http://buff.ly/2qzOUGs
Logic tells the backstory of how he got J. Cole on his third studio album ‘Everybody.’ http://buff.ly/2q1pKh9
- It opened the week as the No.1 album on Billboard 200. It sold 251,000 copies it’s first week and is now quadruple Platinum.
- Jay Z boycotted the Grammy’s after It’s Dark and Hell is Hot was not nominated for Best Rap Album.
- Beezy doesn’t like DMX.
- DMX inspired Kendrick Lamar to become a rapper.