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Video: Mos Def x Black Thought x Eminem

The general consensus is that without this cypher and the Goodie Mob reunion, the _._._. Hip Hop Awards would have just been a Gucci Mane showcase.  I know I’m not alone in imagining this trio of MC’s on a track together for years upon years. Prayers were answered with an Em, Mos & Thought cypher with DJ Premier on the decks.  Even better.

Again, early consensus says Em > Mos > Thought (and Tariq is one of my favorite MC’s, so this says a lot)

Drake feat. Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem – Forever (prod. Boi-1da)

(artwork courtesy of NR)

Lot of good verses on this song… can’t quite pick my favorite yet.  Bottom line, this was a Drake song, he sings the hook, and he added 3 heavyweights without an album out. Bravo, young man.  Off Lebron’s More Than A Game soundtrack, which could be to 2009 what the Above The Rim soundtrack was to 1994.

Download: Drake feat. Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem – Forever (prod. Boi-1da)

Video: Eminem Meets Bruno At 2009 MTV Movie Awards

Eminem Meets Bruno

I watched this live, and was confident it was a prank orchestrated by Bruno, without Eminem’s consent. However, the Interwebs have been debating all night/morning about the facts. Was Eminem mic’d? Did the camera pan to him before Bruno descended? How come he didn’t move out of the way?

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My thoughts, given the following facts:

1. Bruno/Borat/Ali G is known for putting people in awkward situations without their consent
2. Eminem loves to dish out insults/make fun of celebs, but doesn’t like being on the receiving end (no pun intended)
3. The reaction from Em, his entourage, and all those surrounding is all too real. The anger in his face does not look like this was a mutually agreed upon stunt
3. This is great promo for Bruno’s movie, but not for Eminem. Why would Em want the “buzz” from the MTV Movie Awards to be about him getting ass in his face, as opposed to killing his stage performance? Esp. with how “pause”-ified hip hop has become in 2009.

If this wasn’t co-signed by Em, it’s quite possibly the best stunt ever, given the victim. Decide for yourself, and weigh in with a comment.

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