Category Archives: visions

Watch: Lil Wayne and Mac Miller Release Mountain Dew Ad (Video)

It seems like the hip hop world is infiltrating advertisements everywhere these days.

While Nicki Minaj popped up in Brooklyn for the Jeremy Scott x Adidas shoot and Jay-Z repped for his hood with Rocawear, Lil Wayne and Mac Miller star in the new campaign for lime green soda beverage Mountain Dew.

The two rappers also bring along a roundup of athletes and entertainers including Jason Aldean, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Paul Rodriguez Jr., Theotis Beasley and Danny Davis.

Lil Wayne promotes individualism as he works the crowd during a performance, saying, “Ladies and gentlemen, if you learn anything from me, it’s to find your thing and do you because we all know its not what you do, it’s how you do and this is how we Dew.”

Daps to: Rap Radar

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Watch: VH1’s Behind The Music: Aaliyah

Nearly a decade after R&B lost its princess, VH1 hosted a special “Behind The Music: Aaliyah” remembering music’s fallen angel and reliving the precious time she blessed us with her music and presence.

Watch here.

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Watch: Chris Brown “How I Feel” Video”

Chris Brown-How I Feel from Mechanical Dummy on Vimeo.

Chris Brown returns with an aerial view of life in his “How I Feel” video. The new track, off of his upcoming album Fortune due May 8, boasts a two-minute freestyle of Breezy baring his soul.

Daps to: Miss Info

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Watch: The-Dream feat. Casha “Kill The Lights” [Video]

The-Dream brings an electrifying visual for his newest single “Kill The Lights” featuring his own R&Bista Casha. In radio killing fashion, Terius Nash provides a smooth mood-setter for the overnight lovers.

Daps to: Hip Hop Wired

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Watch: Drake Pays Homage To Degrassi with “Wheelchair Jimmy” [Video]

While in California for the Club Paradise tour, Drake gave fans a bit of Degrassi nostalgia in his live performance of “The Motto.” Drizzy let his body do the talking, breaking out into the “Wheelchair Jimmy” dance in memory of his TV show character. Long live Jimmy!

Daps to: Miss Info

 

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Watch: Ryan Leslie “5 Minute Freshen Up” [Video]

Ryan Leslie rocks the all-white linen suit as he cruises in his Lambo around Miami in the fourth installment off his visual album Les Is More. Money talks.

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Watch: Katy Perry Performs “Ninjas In Paris” [Video]

Now this sh*t cray! In a less controversial twist of the lyrics, singer Katy Perry rocked the Yankee fitted to perform her own version of the hit Kanye West and Jay-Z track “Ninjas In Paris” during a live jam session on BBC Radio 1. The California girl begins her G-rated remix by saying “This is about to get real embarassing.”

Daps to: Daily Mail

 

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Watch: J. Cole feat. Missy Elliott “Nobody’s Perfect” [Video]

Call it anything but a misdemeanor. J. Cole returns with a new video for his next single off The Sideline Story featuring Missy Elliott called “Nobody’s Perfect.” With literal visuals and a fabulous-looking Missy E, the flashing lights tale and Cole World collaboration is nothing less than perfect.

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Drake and Nicki Minaj Cover GQ and Allure Magazines

Weezy’s proteges not only dominate headlines but take covers left and right.

A multicolored Nicki shows that she’s more than a collection of wigs in her newest interview with Allure…

while Drizzy suits up for Gentlemen’s Quarterly.

Young Money never looked this good.

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Remembering Notorious B.I.G.

It’s been 15 years since one of rap’s greatest was taken from us. No matter how long it has been, his memory in music continues to be a major influence in hip-hop today. R.I.P. Big Poppa.

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