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Due to “final exams,” I have to somehow not play with the “internet” all the time, nor post to my blog, if I want to “graduate law school.” So, in the interest of achieving said J.D. degree, today’s is a simple offering, though a swell one. It’s two videos of my boy Jonah Hill.

Jonah wit Yeezy (playing Connect 4)


Connect 4 – Jonah Hill vs. Kanye from kwest on Vimeo.

Oh yeah, and obviously the song Kanye puts on in the background is maybe the best song ever, and you’re probably wondering what it is. It’s his own remix of Lil Wayne’s “Lollipop,” and it’s sick as hell. I’ll try to get an illegal link to it soon.

Funny ass SNL skit

Considering how sparse decent rap releases have become, I have hope that 2008 will bring a little more in the way of hip hop than 2007. Here is a list of “proposed” releases for the upcoming year, taken directly from cantbeserious.com, with the ones that I am excited for (all that matters, since I’m the one who reads this blog) in bold:

1. Dr. Dre – “Detox” (Aftermath)****************2. Ghostface / MF Doom – “Swift & Changable” (Nature Sounds)****************3. Nas – “N***er” (Def Jam)*****************4. Raekwon – “Only Built For Cuban Linx 2″ (Aftermath)*******************5. Lil Wayne – “The Carter 3″ (Cash Money)6. The Roots – “Rising Down” (Def Jam)********************7. Del – “The 11th Hour” (Definitive Jux / Hieroglyphics)8. Atmosphere – “When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold” (Rhymesayers)9. T.I. – “Paper Trail” (Atlantic)10. J-Live – “Then What Happened” (BBE)11. Papoose – “Papoose – The Nacirema Dream” (Columbia)12. The Game – “The D.O.C. (Diary Of Compton)” (Geffen)13. Skillz – “The Million Dollar Backpack” (Koch)14. Fat Joe – “The Elephant In The Room (Koch)15. Rhymefest – “El Che” (J Records)16. Sa-Ra Creative Partners – “Nuclear Evolution: The Age Of Love” (Ubiquity)17. 50 Cent – “Before I Self Destruct” (G-Unit)18. Lupe Fiasco – “L.U.P.End”********************19. Busta Rhymes – “Back On My Bullshit” (Aftermath)*************20. Kanye West – “A Good Ass Job” (Def Jam)****************21. Madlib + MF Doom – Madvillan 2 (Stones Throw)****************22. Mos Def – “The Ecstatic” (Downtown Recordings)***************23. Stat Quo – “Statlanta” (Shady/Aftermath)24. J. Dilla – “Jay Love Japan” – Re-Release**************25. KRS-One – “Adventures In Emceein” (Koch)*****************26. AZ – “Undeniable” (Koch)***************27. Foxy Brown – “Brooklyn’s Don Diva” (Koch)28. Kool G. Rap – “Half A Klip” (Koch)****************29. Akrobatik – “Absolute Value” (Koch)30. Ludacris – “Theatre Of The Mind” (Def Jam)**31. Timbaland – “Shock Value II” (Interscope)**32. Saigon – “The Greatest Story Never Told” (Fort Knox)*****33. Bishop Lamont – “The Reformation” (Aftermath)34. Royce Da 5′9 – “The Revival” (Babygrande)*****************35. Andre 3000 Solo LP (LaFace)*****************36. Outkast – Atliens 2 (LaFace)****************37. Snoop Dogg – “Ego Trippin’” (Geffen)38. The Cool Kids – “The Bake Sale” (Chocolate Industries)39. Cesar Comanche – “Die In Your Lap” (Hall Of Justus / ABB)40. Pete Rock – “NY’s Finest” (Nature Sounds)*************41. Lil Jon – “Crunk Rock” (TVT)42. G-Unit – “Shoot To Kill” (G-Unit)43. Missy Elliot – “The Countdown” (Atlantic)44. Edgar Allen Floe – “The Streetwise LP” (MCEO Records)45. Sean Price & Chaundon – “A Tale Of Two Seans” (Duck Down)**************46. 9th Wonder & Buckshot – “Chemistry 2″ (Duck Down)***************47. Rock of Heltah Skeltah – “Shell Shock” (Duck Down)***************48. Cee-Lo & Jack Splash “Love Stink” (Counterflow)49. Gnarls Barkley – Sophomore LP (Downtown Recordings)50. MF Doom – “Doomposter” (Rhymesayers)**************** 

 

Some comments on that list:

1. My ass Outkast releases an album together this year; we’d be lucky if we got both solo albums in 2008.2. I can’t tell whether Edgar Allen Floe is just about the dumbest or hottest name I’ve ever heard.3. I can tell that When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold is just about the funniest name for an album I’ve ever heard.4. Detox/Carter III? I’ll believe it when I see it…

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