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By Akira The Don on Friday, March 12th, 2010

Wild At Heart X Death Proof / Hanna Barbera. Pretty much. This is flipping hilarious. Especially the over-blatant product placement. I was literally LOLing. Quietly, cos the missus is alseep.

GiAnT in ambition, natch. I dig that. I really really do.

— By Akira The Don on Friday, March 12th, 2010

By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

— By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Rah! My ole nemesis Riz joins my girl Envy and my ole pal Eddy TM’s noisesome venture for some super cold BANGAGE. And this video is flipping excellente dot com aboard the dopecopter. Props to the power of PIE. Dang!

FYI, I have done a duet with Envy for my album. It is heart-wrenching. We might perform it at E’s album launch do next week, to which you must ALL COME.

— By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Spotted at X’s gaff.

“Have you even seen a loada guys beating the shit out of each other on old push bikes using baseball bats and dressed in American Football attire?” he muses.

WE NOW YOU HAVE BUBBA!

— By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

All this month artist Darren Rawlings is drawing pictures of The Incredible Hulk battering his way through the Marvel Universe. I so approve, this is Freddie.

MERKERY!

Darren explains:

I had to do Hulk vs Iron Man first off, just because of their heated relationship. In my honest opinion, Iron Man is a stinky super hero and has no chance against our green friend. (This coming from a guy who loved Iron Man as a kid and who loves robots and such). Don’t get me wrong, that suit is awesome, but I’ve come to have a healthy respect as of late for Hulk and the real power he has. Hulk vs metal man… no contest. Like opening a can of sardines!

True dat!

— By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Hip-hop Superblogger Par Excellence and trusted enemy of The Machine, Dr Combat Jack  has got a bit of a winner: an inside connect at Rikers Island, where Lil Wayne is currently klocked up in gen pop, clenching his butt-tox and watching sports on a little portable television.

“It’s good to have friends in “high” places,” writes Jack. “I got a friend of mine that’s worked in corrections for years now. At  Rikers Island. Every now and then she shares info regarding celebrity inmates. Like the time famed rapper DMX was locked up on some shit coming in chest all puffed out, hard core and such. But when he was being searched for contraband this one time, he “allegedly” broke down, crying and what not, falling to the ground and screaming out “I can’t breath, I can’t BREATH!” Like he was being manhandled by guards, even though no one laid a hand on him.  Yeah. I get real life, real time info like that.”

And, in that spirit, he’s got the skinny on how Wayne’s first day inside went down. Forsooth:

“So far the prisoners love him. [||]. He’s a celebrated star and they dig his image, his work ethic, his music. There’s a lotta hype surrounding the fact the he’s not in protective custody (PC), but in general population. But it’s not really a big thing. In prison, they treat all inmates like the next. He does have limited protection, meaning there is someone that stays with him at all times. But because of who he is, this is also the norm. There hasn’t been much activity with Wayne, especially since he’s busy undergoing the processing an inmate goes through immediately upon his incarceration. Paperwork, tests, all that. Tomorrow, they’ll be conducting DNA testing, specifically because his case centers around DNA evidence. The only thing out of the norm is the amount of calls the prison has been receiving from Wayne’s people, hounding them with questions about whether he’ll be forced to cut his hair, and a few weeks ago, what would the situation be with him having all them carats in his mouth (I think that’s why they opted to have that emergency dental procedure). Still, like I said before, in Rikers, they’re not concerned with one’s celebrity status.

A couple of guards have been written up, only because they’ve acted like fans, having more personal interaction with Wayne than is procedure, prolly acting all star struck, which, once again, the system does it’s best to discourage. Me getting this info and writing about it here puts my contact at risk of losing her job. Still, we do this for our culture. For the most part though, Wayne has been pretty quiet, staying mostly inside his jail cell. There doesn’t seem to be anyone, any faction trying to get at him in any harmful way, because he’s new and because he hasn’t violated any of the codes customary to inmate living the prison life. As I was told, it’s too early to determine how the rest of his experience will be, but so far, so good. It’s all in Lil Wayne’s hands.”

Keep it locked on iHiphop for more.

— By Akira The Don on Thursday, March 11th, 2010