Category Archives: OFF the NET

GHtv: The Dark Vader Theory – Why Hip Hop Hates Will Smith

I don’t know when Murs picked up this gig with Hip Hop DX but I like it. I mean multiple income streams is the the status we should be fighting for right? ANYway Murs lays out a detailed and CONVINCING argument for why Will Smith COULD be in the running for greatest of all-time. I will admit his proof is SO convincing it even made me think hmmmmmmm. Check it out.

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Quick Hits: Crack Also Teaches

I came across an article about how the 10 Crack Commandments can be applied to something else other than just selling crack.  Found it very interesting and saved the link to be used later. OOOps unfortunately my computer is accidently shut off. I lose the link and I can’t remember EXACTLY what the article is named ,but I’m sure I’ll find it. Siiiiiike. Surprise, surprise, surprise it was harder than I thought.  I found there is apperantly more than one post about how the 10 Crack Commandments can be used for OTHER things, so get your pencils out please and take notes

The post that started this great odyssey: What Generation Overshare Can Learn From Biggie

For those who actually help build this great infomation super highway Notorious S.E.O.: The 10 Crack Commandments of Link Building

I started to notice a a little trend here maybe you can spot it.  The Notorious CEO: Ten Startup Commandments from Biggie Smalls

And finally for those of you out there on your own doing doin your own thang . Notorious B.I.G. – 10 Freelancer Commandments.

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Quick Hits: The Basketball Edition

Since it’s March Madness time we figured we would find some basketball stufff to feed the over-load.

Complex gives us the Top 25 Michael Jordan Nike commercials.  My personal favorite happens to be the one featuring Mike dunking in sl-mo to somebody beatboxing.

Don’t know if you know but  its March Madness.  From they have the Top 20 March Madness Songs.  Slow down there player all the songs have “March” or they have “Madness” in them.  It makes for an eclectic list

What about the ladies? After  Baylor University’s Brittney Griner dunked in her last 2 games.  ABC  answers the question “Why Can’t Women Dunk”

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Quik Hits: Gotta List Checkin It Twice

Some lists of things we found out and about on this vast interweb thang.

 Miami New Time Times.  Having lived in Miami I can atest that if you live there you know all about getting your drink on.  Top Ten Rap Tracks About Gettin’ Drunk


Denver WestWorld. Coming from the mile high city  to celebrate the 100 year Anniversary of Chevrolet, it 10 songs celebratin Chevys Rap songs just aint for rappers you know. Paste has a list of 10 rap covers the love and 10 the want to see (psst.. all these songs aint by rappers though)


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Quick Hits:10

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10. Plus ten, plus ten more, so guess we should really call this the Quick Hits 30. 

ANYway check out these thirty tidbits we found in the vast internet funland:

Kanye and Jay-Z were supposed to drop their collabo album July 4th. SIKE!  These are 10 Albums that the World Probabbly Won’t See(HipHop Wired)

Wayne insinuated he might be retire. Check these 10 Rappers who REALLY need to Retire. (HipHop Wired)

Ah, skits–the often excruciating, but sometimes funny bits of magic between album cuts. Here is a list of the 10 Greatest Hip Hop skits. (Village Voice)

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Quick Hits: Some Things of interest

Just some things you might wanna to take a look at to help pass the time while you’re supposed to be doing your REAL work at the job. has the 50 Greatest Logos in Hip Hop. See if you recognize a few favorites.

Black Entrerprise has the 11 Most Successful Artist Brands beyond music.

And finally, the fine writers over at bring revealing facts to all those 80’s memories.  6 Beloved 80’s Toys with Horrifying Origins

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Quik Hits: Random Stuff

Just some things we found while cruising this vast vast super-info highway.

That right! I Did it! A prisoner serving life admits to shooting Tupac. No not the time in Las Vegas the OTHER time in New York.

Worth the weight? Since Fat Joe lost all that weight some other artist who saw their fortunes change due to their waistlines

Tired of Best buy? Check this list of indie record stores to get your listen on.

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Who will be Hip Hop’s 1st Billionaire?

Sean Combs in a tux
A different kind of shiny suit...

The Firm? A little squishy. Blueprint? Back to the drawing board. It looks like Hip Hop’s first billionaire playboy (alter ego notwithstanding) will be Sean Combs.

Folks over at Forbes say astronomical sales of Ciroc Vodka, Sean John clothing and even, we guess, an album or two have pushed the man behind Bad Boy closer to Big Baller status than any other rapper in history.

Read the full article here…

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