New Jay Electricity. via BOXDEN
“And they say if we’ll only avoid any direct confrontation with the enemy, he’ll forget his evil ways and learn to love us. All who oppose them are indicted as warmongers. They say we offer simple answers to complex problems. Well, perhaps there is a simple answer—not an easy answer—but simple”
I got that black on black skin tone
That’s why I dropped the cruel on every verse you heard me sh*t on
Okay, it’s a Slumdog Opera
The tale of a king whose name wasn’t on the roster
My road to glory was Road To Perdition
And Act II: The Turn is just the memoirs with no omissions
We came a mighty long way from standing near the stove in the cold
The greatest story ever told
The realest n*ggas see the pain in my story boards
The true believers say [Walaki] I support the boy
My life feel like a highlight reel, this is lightning striking
Feel how the Zeitgeist feel
Get a slight chill
No filter from Jay Electricity.
Jay Elect and Hov get together at the 10th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival and give the crowd a rousing rendition of their freestyle to Drake and Soulja Boy’s “Nigga We Made It” and aptly changed it to “Brooklyn We Made It” for the hometown crowd.
Directed By Jason Goldwatch (The Wizard of Eyes).
Cinematography by Robot The Magnificent
Okay I finally drank the Jay Electronica Kool aid. This joint is crazy right here.
Jay Electronica – ‘Exhibit C’
JAY ELECTRONICA feat MICHAEL JACKSON
SWAGGER JACKSON’S REVENGE
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Jay returns on this on to pay homage to Jacko, who pays homage to Jesus (while swiggin’ that Jesus Juice!)…thought it would be appropriate, with this being Christmas and all…
After word of Erykah Badu‘s third pregnancy hit the web, a torrent of negative comments was posted about her in Okay Player’s forum. Her fans, who hold her to an “unreal” moral standard took her to task for what will be her third child out of wedlock, this time for her protege and current mate Jay Electronica. Well, Erykah, who’s never short on words responded by opening a tirade of her own in the forum. I peeped this first over at Necole Bitchie, check it out:
I love it! Go Erykah!!! Read The Full Post “Pregnant With Insults” Below (it’s long)
HOW DARE YOU DISRESPECT THE QUEENDOM
…AND MY CHILDREN AND MY INTELLIGENCE.
ive never been so disgusted in all of my life .
there is no other place i used to enjoy more .
i post no where else .
you guys have taken an all time low , tho.
I’LL STATE MY PEACE
Editor’s Note: Oh, I’m rocking with Rock The Bells this summer!
Hip-Hop fans can look forward to a star studded line up at this year’s Rock The Bells festival, as the long list of impressive performers was recently announced.
This year’s line-up of artists include A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul, Rakim, Method Man & Redman, Raekwon & Ghostface, Immortal Technique, dead prez, Murs and Kidz In The Hall, with a special reunion performance by The Pharcyde.
The jam packed festival will also feature a slew of up and coming acts taking the stage as well including Spank Rock, Santogold, Kid Sister, Wale, Flosstradamus, Jay Electronica and The Cool Kids. Cypress Hill front man B-Real and battle rhymer Supernatural are set to host the festivities.
If what they say is true and all press is good press, then Jay Electronica is off to a beautiful start this week. With a lackluster performance he was able to achieve what he wouldn’t have received had he tore the venue down. If you haven’t heard by now the much anticipated performance by one of the “perceived” Saviors of Hip Hop, the N.O.’s own Jay Electronica, fizzled out in front of a crowd of hundreds at the Nokia Theater, opening up for Mos Def.
Some chalk it up to the beginner’s curse (some of the greats sucked their first time out) while others are saying the rookie MC bit off more than he can chew. A venue the size of the Nokia in the middle of Times Square was no place for an MC to begin his Campaign, maybe his inauguration but not the launch of his career. He was held down by two titans; Just Blaze on the wheels and Erykah Badu on vocals for his single, I was there and I happen to disagree.
It could’ve been pulled off but the lil homey fell short due to what, I don’t know. I was gonna refrain from blogging about the concert until i spoke to Supa Nova (the hype man with the much discussed oversize jewels) or secured a response from Jay himself but I seen them slaughtering him on the boards and I realized dude achieved through mediocrity what some artist aren’t able to secure with budgets- publicity (free nonetheless) notoriety (everyone knows his name now) anticipation (he WILL pull a decent crowd know that he’s been crucified,