DJ Envy is an agent of the white supremacist corporate power structure by Byron Crawford


So DJ Envy wants to get guns off the street but has said nothing about getting guns outta Hip Hop.😐

via Byron Crawford

Yesterday, in one of the sadder non-Peter Rosenberg-related moments in the history of black radio, DJ Envy of Power 105’s the Breakfast Club tried to make a case for stop and frisk—this while more or less unarmed black men are still being shot and killed by the police on the reg.

You can tell these remarks weren’t off the cuff, because Envy, Charlamagne tha God, et al. were citing statistics that they couldn’t have just pulled out of their asses. Like the fact that in the last year of stop and frisk NYPD confiscated 890 illegal guns. Since they’ve gotten rid of stop and frisk, they’ve only found like 200. But as Angela Yee pointed out, it’s not like there’s been a huge increase in shootings.

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Yee and Charlamagne took the opposite position, that stop and frisk served no purpose other than to funnel more and more black men into the prison-industrial complex, but it was obvious they were all just reading from a script and that any of them could have argued either side of the issue, as the TIs saw fit.

Speaking of which, whoever came up with this bit may have felt it was best that Envy argue in favor of stop and frisk because he’s a known cornball brother and lightskinted to the point where 5-0 might not bother harassing him, thinking he’s a cracka-ass cracka.

Charlamagne tha God, on the other hand, is still a shade darker than a brown paper bag, thus precluding him from entrance to some HBCUs, despite having undergone skin-bleaching treatments.

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[video] BET Hip-Hop Award Cyphers – French Montana x MMG x Estelle x B.o.B x Big K.R.I.T. (Behind The Scenes)

Check out the Behind the Scenes to the BET Awards Cypher featuring Maybach Music Group, B.O.B, Estelle, Skillz, Big K.R.I.T, DJ Premier,French Montana and more set to debut during the Hip Hop Awards show on Oct. 11th. Edited by yours truly. Shouts to Jomo, Kam, Tone, Eric and Raven over at BET.
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BET Announces Lineup for Hip Hop Awards

via EURWeb

Lil’ Wayne, Ludacris, The Game, and Young Jeezy are among the performers set for the upcoming “BET Hip Hop Awards,” which will take place on Oct. 18 at Atlanta’s Civic Center and air on the network Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. 

Common, T-Pain, N.E.R.D. and Lady of Rage are also scheduled to take the stage, while Jadakiss serves as the night’s celebrity announcer and DJ Drama mans the turntables throughout the show.       

Presenters include the Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon, Masta Killa, U-God, Inspectah Deck and RZA.       

As previously announced, actor/comedian Katt Williams will host the ceremony and legendary hip-hop veteran Russell Simmons will be honored with the “I Am Hip Hop” Icon Award.      

A special tribute will also be paid to female pioneers in hip hop who have paved the way for women in a predominantly male industry.