2010 Full Grammy Nominee List!

2 12 2009


With the 2010 Grammy’s showing at the end of next month, the nominees for the annual award show have been announced. Newcomers Drake, KiD CuDi, Keri Hilson, and one of my favorite bands MGMT are up for their first Grammy nominations. Black Eyed Peas, Beyonce, and Lady GaGa receive the most nominations outside of the Hip Hop genre; but as for Rap/Hip Hop, the following artists were nominated:

Best Rap Solo Performance
*Drake – Best I Ever Had
*Eminem – Beautiful
*Jay-Z – D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
*Kid Cudi – Day ‘N’ Nite
*Mos Def – Casa Bey

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
*Beastie Boys & Nas – Too Many Rappers
*Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent – Crack A Bottle
*Fabolous & Jay-Z – Money Goes, Honey Stay
*Kid Cudi, Kanye West & Common – Make Her Say
*Kanye West & Young Jeezy – Amazing

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
*Beyoncé & Kanye West – Ego
*Keri Hilson, Kanye West & Ne-Yo – Knock You Down
*Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West – Run This Town
*The Lonely Island & T-Pain – I’m On A Boat
*T.I. & Justin Timberlake – Dead And Gone

Best Rap Song
*Drake – Best I Ever Had
*Kid Cudi – Day ‘N’ Nite
*T.I. & Justin Timberlake – Dead And Gone
*Jay-Z – D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
*Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West – Run This Town

Best Rap Album
*Common – Universal Mind Control
*Eminem – Relapse
*Flo Rida – R.O.O.T.S.
*Mos Def – The Ecstatic
*Q-Tip – The Renaissance

Who do you think should win?

Continue reading to see the FULL list of Grammy nominee’s.

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2009 BET Hip Hop Awards Live Stream!

27 10 2009

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BET’s annual Hip Hop Award show airs tonight, and of course it can only be seen on BET. For those of you who don’t have BET or you’d rather watch it online, click here to check it out!





2009 MTV VMA Live Stream!

13 09 2009

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For those of you who want to check out the MTV VMA’s tonite, I got you covered. You can view the MTV VMA’s live from New York here are Spaz Appeal. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend this years event (feel free to check out my blog on last years VMA’s), but who knows what next year will bring.
Performances include Jay-z with Alicia Keys, KiD CuDi, Wale, Pitbull, Beyonce, a special tribute to Michael Jackson, and others. With appearances from 50 Cent, Eminem, Ne-Yo, and more.

Enjoy!





2009 MTV Movie Awards Shock Value

1 06 2009

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I attended the MTV Movie Awards last night at the Gibson Amphitheatre on Universal Citywalk. The award show was decent; saw a lot of celebrities in the building, the set up was nice, and unfortunately “Twilight” won damn near every award.
What seems to be the talk of the net is the stunt performed by Sacha Baron Cohen in character as “Bruno”; a gay Austrian news reporter who also has a movie dropping in July. Bruno hangs from the ceiling dressed as an angel to present the “Best Male Performer” award. Instead of making his way to the stage, he “accidentally” falls onto Eminem’s lap with his butt in Em’s face. Peep the video below:
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Dope or Nope 9 /8: New Kanye!

8 09 2008

Kanye West – Love LockDown

This was probably the most predictable Dope or Nope, seeing the hype that built up last week for Kanye’s finale performance at the VMA’s. This is his first single off his upcoming untiled LP that is set to drop in September. If you missed the performance, here it is (note: these VMA performances have been getting pulled. If it’s missing let me know):


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2008 MTV VMA Winners!

8 09 2008

And The Winners Are…

Video of the Year
Britney Spears — “Piece of Me”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Lil Wayne (featuring Static Major) — “Lollipop”

Best Male Video
Chris Brown — “With You”

Best Female Video
Britney Spears — “Piece of Me”

Best New Artist
Tokio Hotel — “Ready, Set, Go!”

Best Pop Video
Britney Spears — “Piece of Me”

Best Rock Video
Linkin Park — “Shadow of the Day”

Best Dancing in a Video
Pussycat Dolls — “When I Grow Up”

Best Direction in a Video
Erykah Badu — “Honey”

Best Choreography in a Video
Gnarls Barkley — “Run”

Best Special Effects in a Video
Kanye West feat T-Pain – “The Good Life”

Best Art Direction in a Video
Gnarls Barkley — “Run”

Best Editing in a Video
Death Cab for Cutie — “I Will Possess Your Heart”

Best Cinematography in a Video
The White Stripes — “Conquest”

Best UK Video
The Ting Tings — “Shut Up and Let Me Go”

Big ups to all the winners. It’s a lil obvious that this award show was dedicated to revamping Brittney Spears career. She won 3 of the 7 major awards, and even the most important award, “The Video of the Year” for her joint “Piece of Me”. I can’t say that I’ve seen that one, I smell a snub!





2008 MTV VMA Performances!

8 09 2008

…well some of em. It’s been hard keeping these active since they’ve been getting yanked left & right. There’s no telling how long these joints will be up so enjoy them while you can.

Rihanna – Disturbia
VMA08 Rihanna Live “Disturbia”

Lil Wayne (With Leona Lewis & T-Pain) – DontGetIt, A Milli, & Got Money

T.I. feat. Rihanna – Whatever You Like & Live Your Life

Kanye West – Love LockDown (World Premiere)