Taylor McFerrin on the Beatbox

September 25, 2007

A little clip of Bobby Mcferrin's son, whom I caught over the weekend showing off his beatboxing skills.

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If Bill O'Reilly Was A Rapper

September 21, 2007


The first single from Bill O'Reilly's new album "Made You Watch." Lyrics below:

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AUDIO BONUS: A Conversation With Prince Paul

September 19, 2007

While I edit more of my own yapping for tomorrow here's a little treat from the crates: a phone chat with the great Prince Paul.

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How To Avoid George Bush Syndrome

September 17, 2007

Learning from our president, why the "Failure Is Not An Option" syndrome makes failure inevitable.

BTW I am still working my tail off to try and get videos up every day, and the experiment is teaching me a lot about how to develop ideas and get them done.. so please have mercy if I miss a day here and there! :) I actually recorded a song last night as penance for the day or two I missed so far, but decided not subject you to it.

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NY Oil Interview, Part 2

September 15, 2007

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NY Oil Tells The Future Of Music (Part 1)

September 14, 2007

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Ten Things To Do Instead of Buying The Kanye/50 CDs

September 13, 2007

Here's a list of ten cool things to do with that money, if you choose not to side with the forces of evil. Thanks to all my twitter friends for the recommendations! If you know other cool causes (or albums or books) please list them in the comments.

Below are links to all the good causes mentioned in the video:

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Some More International Hip-Hop

September 12, 2007

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The Truth About Kanye West and 50 Cent

September 10, 2007

Kanye West and 50 Cent face off this week, and the future of music hangs in the balance. This is not a game!

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Going to Jail, Going to Congress

September 8, 2007

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The September Experiment

September 7, 2007


(headphones recommended)

Setting a challenge for myself to step the game up, in honor of ill Doctrine's feature in Wired Magazine, and our selection as "Best Video Blog" in the Black Weblog Awards. Shoutout to all the other winners and nominees, it's an honor to be in your company.

As Rakim's my witness, I'm doing a new video every day for the rest of the month. So anything you want to see me yap about, please let me know!

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