Day: November 15, 2013

Kendrick Lamar Skips GQ Men Of The Year Party Over Stereotypical Interview Of Him

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According to TMZ,GQ Magazine‘s “Rapper of the Year”, Kendrick Lamar boycotted the mag’s Men of the Year Party on Tuesday because of the way that they chose to interview and write about him in the mag.

In the interview, which GQ released this week, writer Steve Marsh expresses surprise at Kendrick’s discipline, the fact that he doesn’t drink excessively and womanize like the other rappers. Blank Stare…really? Did he tell Kendrick that he speaks so well and that he is really clean too?

The writer also spends a lot of time talking about the gang violence endemic in Kendrick’s hometown of Compton. Kendrick is a bright spot in that story of a community in pain and anguish…why harp on the negative?

Kendrick and his camp are disgusted about this! They feel Marsh focused on the wrong details, senselessly romanticizing a dark time in hip hop, when the…

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New problems for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

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Just when you thought Toronto’s crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford had maxed out the shock factor, he managed to take it to a new level — this time with a lewd remark. His latest outburst came just a day after Toronto’s city councilvoted to ask him to take a leave of absence. Not only is Ford refusing to leave, he’s digging in and taking no prisoners. Paula Newton has the latest.

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