The Wrap Up – February 21, 2010

When was the last time I posted a “Wrap Up”? I can’t remember…

  • Google shuts down music blogs, Internet deems the action “musicblogocide” (guardian.co.uk)
  • MTV no longer known as “Music Television,” now known as “Crappy Reality Television” (rollingstone.com)
  • Great op-ed on Live Nation-Ticketmaster merger (nytimes.com)
  • Akon’s Konvict label signs first African rap artist (hiphopdx.com)
  • Beastie Boys’ MCA celebrates success of film distribution company Oscilloscope Laboratories (laweekly.com)
  • Travis Barker and A-Trak form new dance-rap-rock project (mtv.com)
  • Public Enemy’s proposed “fan-funded” album fails to ignite interest (billboard.biz)
  • Drake warns of shady concert promoters who rip off gullible Drake fans (allhiphop.com)
  • Donnis (pictured above with video hoe) signs with Atlantic Records (hiphopdx.com)
  • Jay-Z brags that he’s a FOB (Friend of Barack) (mtv.com)
  • Johnson & Johnson (a.k.a. Blu & Mainframe) launch new project, New World Color (okayplayer.com)

I woke up in a pine box: J-Live’s Do the Knowledge Vol. 1 (Late Pass) (jlive.bandcamp.com), Donwill’s Laura’s Tape (donwill.bandcamp.com), Exponential Records’ Kadohadacho (antipop.net), Reks’ In Between The Lines (mediafire.com), DJ Drama & B.O.B.’s May 25th (usershare.net), Joell Ortiz’ Defying the Predictable (onsmash.com), DJ Rhettmatic and Bobo from Cypress Hill’s Bobo Meets Rhettmatic (2dopeboyz.com)

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