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Vibe’s Best Rapper Alive? Not So Much

Best Rapper Brackets
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So Vibe slouched toward further irrelevance among black people by putting together a Best Rapper Alive contest where fans could vote on a series of head-to-head “battles” and end up with a consensus of the Best Rapper Alive.

Yea, and Eminem won.

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Posted on October 15th, 2008 - Filed under Music
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Barack on Hip-Hop

Cool video of Sway’s interview with Barack Obama. Here he talks about his feelings about hip-hop.

Come on, you know¬†Barack’s greatest of all time is like Big Daddy Kane…


They got the same effortless cool, man. That unflappable quality that says “bring it!”

Posted on September 30th, 2008 - Filed under Current Affairs,Music,Obama,Politics
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