Tag: angry

Michael Eric Dyson blasts Cornel West: ‘You ain’t that important’

Over the past several months, Dr. Cornel West has been vocal in his disapproval and outright disdain for President Barack Obama, and Dr. West’s fellow intellectuals and cultural commentators, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Rev. Al Sharpton. Dr. West’s criticisms were addressed yesterday by Dr. Dyson, as he spoke about the state of black intellectualism at Rev. Sharpton’s National Action Network Conference.

Sway dismisses Kanye: ‘I don’t even see that as a confrontation’

The on-camera confrontation between Shade 45 host Sway Calloway and notoriously emotional hip-hop superstar Kanye West became a viral sensation last fall. Kanye and Sway got into a heated exchange after Sway challenged Kanye’s assertion that the fashion industry wasn’t taking him seriously. While fans may have expected some type of fallout from the supposed “beef,” Sway explained to Complex magazine that there is no feud between he and West.

Memphis Bleek was hurt by Jay Z’s shout-out?

Memphis Bleek has been in Jay Z’s shadow for more than fifteen years. On 2005’s “Diamonds From Sierra Leone” remix, Jay rapped about his relationship with his longtime protege. The verse has become something of a punchline for those who want to discredit Bleek’s career and in a recent interview, he acknowledged that the perception does bother him.

Lord Jamar threatens to fight Yelawolf ‘on sight’

Lord Jamar is adding fuel to his ongoing feud with Yelawolf. In Jamar’s latest interview with Vlad TV, the Brand Nubian rapper threatens to attack Yelawolf if he sees him in-person. The bad blood began with Jamar making comments earlier this year about homophobia in hip-hop

Phonte blasts Questlove for lying, Solange responds

It’s very easy for things to get misinterpreted on social media, as The Roots drummer/producer Questlove discovered this week. Questo sent out a tweet that got hip-hop fans’ hearts a-fluttering when he “revealed” that beloved North Carolina hip-hop act Little Brother would be reuniting for a new project.

Kanye rants about Bruno Mars: ‘Networks try to gas everybody up’

While performing at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this week, the mercurial hip-hop star went on one of “stream-of-consciousness” tirades; Kanye once again blasted corporations and awards shows. But this time, he specifically called out a fellow musician.