March 22, 2012


Genre Report: M.I.A. Protege's Nintendo-Themed Music Video & More

Donato Sardella
Donato Sardella

ELECTRONIC: Rye Rye Releases Amazing Video
M.I.A. protege Rye Rye, whose career seems to have been in a holding pattern since about 2008, is out with an awesome video for her song "Boom Boom." Its theme is video games (Nintendo? Or.. maybe Sega?) and the track samples Venga Boys' infamous "Boom Boom Boom Boom." You know, "Boom boom boom boom, I want you in my room." That one. Watch below.

HIP HOP: Watch Nas Play All of 'Illmatic' Live
Nas played Illmatic all the way through at SXSW last week, and now you can watch every damn song off of perhaps the greatest hip hop album of all time! Watch it here. [HHNM]

HIP HOP: Lil Wayne's Best Producer Cool With Him Again
Bangladesh, the producer behind Young Money hits like Lil Wayne's "A Milli" and "6 Foot, 7 Foot" along with Nicki Minaj's "Did It On 'Em," is cool with the label again after lambasting them publicly for not paying for his beats. In a new interview, he said, "We just did some nice business together. They just bought a whole bunch of tracks, that's about it... They gave me a song deal, basically, first song deal I ever had, so shouts out to Cash Money." We're looking forward to hearing the new tracks. [MTV]

COUNTRY: Miranda Lambert's Dog Missing
Yesterday, Miranda Lambert tweeted, "Our dog Virginia went missing last week. We are very sad and miss her very much..." She still hadn't found the dog by last night, when she tweeted, "Good night from me and the 3 dogs in my bed. And no Blake [Shelton, her husband] isn't one of them. :)" [Country Weekly