To celebrate the opening of the new Barclays Center on Sept 28, 2012 Hova decided to rock 8 shows at the New home of the Brooklyn Nets. Here is the last one from October 6th that will also be available on itunes as an EP tomorrow called Live In Brooklyn.
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Usher with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Will Smith with the Philadelphia 76ers, and Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony with the Miami Dolphins — no team has come close to making as much out of a famous part-owner. Check out how Jay-Z brings “hip and cool” into the new organization, and how they rewrote a new playbook on “How to deploy a strategic celebrity investor”.
-He put in 200k$ and owns about 1/15 of 1% of the Brooklyn Nets
-The new arena will contain a 40/40 Club, a Rocawear store and will play more Roc Nation artists during games
-He helped design the team logos and choose the team’s stark black-and-white color scheme, and personally appealed to National Basketball Association officials to drop their objections to it
-He even coached them on how to screen patrons for weapons without appearing too heavy-handed.
read full NYTimes article here
I remember dressing up as the Beastie Boys in front of the Mirror in my room and singing the whole Licensed To Ill album back in 86 with a fake microphone in my hand for hours and hours… man, this shit hurts bad! RIP to the founding member of one of my all-time favorite groups ever…
SUPER BONUS: click here for some raw awesomeness, aka, very rare footage from the 1986 “Raising Hell Tour”.
Before producing hits for Rick Ross, this Brooklyn Ambassador was remixing R&B records, A&Ring for Atlantic Records, DJing and making classic records that Hip Hop will remember forever. Wanna know how he introduced Jay-Z to Biggie? Go through The Complex Ave as DJ Clark Kent breaks down part 1 of his catalogue. WARNING: this story may bring goosebumps to your stinking ass!
One of my favorites passed away two days ago “allegedly” but I don’t believe that #fucksolar dude one bit. Who knows what really happened but my gut feeling tells me that Guru didn’t write that letter. One thing is for sure, The Ill Kid was not 43 like everyone is saying on the net, get your facts right! Thank god The New York Times got it right…
Yes Guru will be missed. Gifted Unilimited Rhymes Universal is now Above the Clouds