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Cheating, Tumblr, and Work: <p><a href="http://1996.tumblr.com/post/120332540294/arachnofiend-chibisilverwings-ambrromance" class="tumblr_blog">1996</a>:</p> <blockquote><blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://arachnofiend.tumblr.com/post/82943599470/chibisilverwings-ambrromance">arachnofiend</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://chibisilverwings.tumblr.com/post/82914063875/ambrromance-joultonofblood-sums-up-their">chibisilverwings</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://ambrromance.tumblr.com/post/81033846815/joultonofblood-sums-up-their-personalities">ambrromance</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://joultonofblood.tumblr.com/post/58812951311/sums-up-their-personalities-pretty-well">joultonofblood</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>Sums up their personalities pretty well.</p> </blockquote> <p>Eddy: I can achieve anything<br/>Edd: thereโ€™s a logical way to achieve what I want<br/>Ed: thereโ€™s nothing standing in my way</p> </blockquote> <p>Eddy hopping over the fence indicates his willingness to โ€œcheatโ€ the system, or to take a shortcut. Much like his schemes, it might end up being more work, but in his mind, cheating is the best way to get ahead.<br/><br/>Edd goes the neat and logical way, heโ€™s straight forward. BUT, note that he closes the gate behind him rather than leaving it open. Heโ€™s incredibly meticulous and even if itโ€™s more convenient to leave it open for anyone coming in behind him, he has to leave things neat, tidy and as he found them.<br/><br/>Ed is also is straight forward, he in fact is using the MOST direct route. But this route is one no one else would consider because it seems completely nonsensical. Which sums him up pretty well. The fact that it works for him is also fun to note. In general his earnestness and determination carries him through situations that most people would be stopped by.</p> </blockquote> <p>I honestly never thought Iโ€™d see a critical analysis ofย <em>Ed, Edd, and Eddy</em></p> </blockquote> <p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="375" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m2wui4ZcZF1qh8ptoo1_500.jpg"><img alt="" src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/b6866e5b90cb815a471d675442639b18/tumblr_inline_p7kc2qJE2F1tdwdz1_540.jpg" data-orig-height="375" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m2wui4ZcZF1qh8ptoo1_500.jpg"/></figure></p> </blockquote></blockquote>
Cheating, Tumblr, and Work: <p><a href="http://1996.tumblr.com/post/120332540294/arachnofiend-chibisilverwings-ambrromance" class="tumblr_blog">1996</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://arachnofiend.tumblr.com/post/82943599470/chibisilverwings-ambrromance">arachnofiend</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://chibisilverwings.tumblr.com/post/82914063875/ambrromance-joultonofblood-sums-up-their">chibisilverwings</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://ambrromance.tumblr.com/post/81033846815/joultonofblood-sums-up-their-personalities">ambrromance</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://joultonofblood.tumblr.com/post/58812951311/sums-up-their-personalities-pretty-well">joultonofblood</a>:</p>
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<p>Sums up their personalities pretty well.</p>
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<p>Eddy: I can achieve anything<br/>Edd: thereโ€™s a logical way to achieve what I want<br/>Ed: thereโ€™s nothing standing in my way</p>
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<p>Eddy hopping over the fence indicates his willingness to โ€œcheatโ€ the system, or to take a shortcut. Much like his schemes, it might end up being more work, but in his mind, cheating is the best way to get ahead.<br/><br/>Edd goes the neat and logical way, heโ€™s straight forward. BUT, note that he closes the gate behind him rather than leaving it open. Heโ€™s incredibly meticulous and even if itโ€™s more convenient to leave it open for anyone coming in behind him, he has to leave things neat, tidy and as he found them.<br/><br/>Ed is also is straight forward, he in fact is using the MOST direct route. But this route is one no one else would consider because it seems completely nonsensical. Which sums him up pretty well. The fact that it works for him is also fun to note. In general his earnestness and determination carries him through situations that most people would be stopped by.</p>
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<p>I honestly never thought Iโ€™d see a critical analysis ofย <em>Ed, Edd, and Eddy</em></p>
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<p><a href="http://1996.tumblr.com/post/120332540294/arachnofiend-chibisilverwings-ambrromance" class="tumblr_blog">1996</a>:</p> <blockquot...

Arguing, Family, and Friends: Rap Pioneer Who Popularized Term 'Hip Hop,' Lovebug Starski Dies At 57 @balleralert Rap Pioneer Lovebug Starski, Who Popularized The Term โ€˜Hip Hop,โ€™ Dies At 57 - blogged by @lanaladonna โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Kevin Smith, a DJ from the Bronx, and better known as LovebugStarski who coined the term โ€œhip-hop,โ€ unfortunately passed yesterday at age 57. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € RollingStone reports his death was caused by a heart attack he had in Las Vegas, where he recently relocated. Starskiโ€™s daughter, Tiffany Smith, confirmed the cause of death. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Starski was among a core group of DJ pioneers that include DJKoolHerc, AfrikaBambaataa, GrandmasterFlash and GrandWizardTheodore. Rolling Stone says they all helped shape hip-hopโ€™s parameters in the days before recorded rap in the 1970s. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € DJ Grandmaster Flash told rolling stone what made Starski so different from the rest. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "What set him apart was he was able to DJ and talk on the mic and do both at the same time, and he was really really good at this," explained Flash. โ€œHe played an extremely important role in the development of this. We all do it now, talk on the mic and DJ same time, but in the hip-hop world, Starski was probably the first to handle it." โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Some may argue that Keith โ€œCowboyโ€ Wiggins of Grandmaster Flash and the FuriousFive introduced the word โ€œhip-hop,โ€ but Smith accepted credit for the term in an interview with Amoeba Music in 2017. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "That was one of my rhymes when I would get stuck for words and I used to go 'hip, hop, the hip, the hip, hip the hopping," he said. "You know it was just a nursery rhyme that coincided with the music, and that's the God's honest truth." โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Condolences are sent to Smithโ€™s family and friends. Salute to all โ€œhip-hopโ€ icons everywhere.
Arguing, Family, and Friends: Rap Pioneer Who Popularized
 Term 'Hip Hop,' Lovebug Starski
 Dies At 57 @balleralert
Rap Pioneer Lovebug Starski, Who Popularized The Term โ€˜Hip Hop,โ€™ Dies At 57 - blogged by @lanaladonna โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Kevin Smith, a DJ from the Bronx, and better known as LovebugStarski who coined the term โ€œhip-hop,โ€ unfortunately passed yesterday at age 57. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € RollingStone reports his death was caused by a heart attack he had in Las Vegas, where he recently relocated. Starskiโ€™s daughter, Tiffany Smith, confirmed the cause of death. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Starski was among a core group of DJ pioneers that include DJKoolHerc, AfrikaBambaataa, GrandmasterFlash and GrandWizardTheodore. Rolling Stone says they all helped shape hip-hopโ€™s parameters in the days before recorded rap in the 1970s. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € DJ Grandmaster Flash told rolling stone what made Starski so different from the rest. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "What set him apart was he was able to DJ and talk on the mic and do both at the same time, and he was really really good at this," explained Flash. โ€œHe played an extremely important role in the development of this. We all do it now, talk on the mic and DJ same time, but in the hip-hop world, Starski was probably the first to handle it." โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Some may argue that Keith โ€œCowboyโ€ Wiggins of Grandmaster Flash and the FuriousFive introduced the word โ€œhip-hop,โ€ but Smith accepted credit for the term in an interview with Amoeba Music in 2017. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "That was one of my rhymes when I would get stuck for words and I used to go 'hip, hop, the hip, the hip, hip the hopping," he said. "You know it was just a nursery rhyme that coincided with the music, and that's the God's honest truth." โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Condolences are sent to Smithโ€™s family and friends. Salute to all โ€œhip-hopโ€ icons everywhere.

Rap Pioneer Lovebug Starski, Who Popularized The Term โ€˜Hip Hop,โ€™ Dies At 57 - blogged by @lanaladonna โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Kevin Smith, a DJ from...

Gif, God, and Oh My God: RIP Bunny <p><a href="http://sorairo-deizu.tumblr.com/post/168528446952/valiantlyrainybouquet-tinysaurus-rex" class="tumblr_blog">sorairo-deizu</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://valiantlyrainybouquet.tumblr.com/post/165984686336/tinysaurus-rex-saffarren-dinnermess" class="tumblr_blog">valiantlyrainybouquet</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://tinysaurus-rex.tumblr.com/post/165967308370/saffarren-dinnermess-hiyokoifish" class="tumblr_blog">tinysaurus-rex</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://saffarren.tumblr.com/post/165966770662/dinnermess-hiyokoifish-thered498cp" class="tumblr_blog">saffarren</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://dinnermess.tumblr.com/post/165960729374/hiyokoifish-thered498cp-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">dinnermess</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://hiyokoifish.tumblr.com/post/165935092780/thered498cp-celticpyro-vividroute" class="tumblr_blog">hiyokoifish</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thered498cp.tumblr.com/post/165931777444/celticpyro-vividroute-jurvektheblogsmer" class="tumblr_blog">thered498cp</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/165831549754/vividroute-jurvektheblogsmer-nooooo" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://vividroute.tumblr.com/post/165412823241/jurvektheblogsmer-nooooo" class="tumblr_blog">vividroute</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://jurvektheblogsmer.tumblr.com/post/165315729003/nooooo" class="tumblr_blog">jurvektheblogsmer</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>NooOOO</p></blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="309" data-orig-width="500"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/7b7a613ccf50a90d339cf800236e2816/tumblr_inline_owe6pjiWIE1qic1sa_500.jpg" data-orig-height="309" data-orig-width="500"/></figure></blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="611" data-orig-width="540"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6b3b35640861fd2e2d9523dec8d42735/tumblr_inline_owzvqmwWyw1t1foa1_540.jpg" data-orig-height="611" data-orig-width="540"/></figure></blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="281" data-orig-width="500" data-tumblr-attribution="kixianth-blog:fJPn4wAdD6XTYY4zU3jQlg:Z7l1nvwYsN1q"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2533077ceae7acb3d58ad5026c73f419/tumblr_mu0pnwGwVm1rrpj39o1_500.gif" data-orig-height="281" data-orig-width="500"/></figure><p> Those appear to be bird tracks rather than bunny tracks! Ergo, it was a bird hopping and then taking off, not a bunny getting taken away!</p> </blockquote> <p>oh my god thank you phoenix wright</p> </blockquote> <p>yeah those arenโ€™t bunny tracks.</p> </blockquote> <p>Forgive my sceptism, but why would a bird with a supposedly wide wingspan hop around in the snow in the first place when tree branches would suffice in the beginning?</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="192" data-orig-width="256" data-tumblr-attribution="oddgert:Fc431R2DBtBWpSIEIuvulQ:ZACrOt1QI764r"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f43171b88b5185e309ec0cbc9a381589/tumblr_nbkbgoPAf31s2410lo1_400.gif" data-orig-height="192" data-orig-width="256"/></figure><p>Feel free to explain that.</p> </blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="180" data-orig-width="177" data-tumblr-attribution="mitsuruges:fgyUxIp6jZIrEL_5s7xKKA:ZAeDCk2PfA1iN"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/98a2eb9f4d8b38fa9e756460028bfcc6/tumblr_ovrfuzvmIt1uym9ezo1_250.gif" data-orig-height="180" data-orig-width="177"/></figure><p>Iโ€™ll be real I donโ€™t know much about Phoenix Wright. But! I do know a lot about birds. </p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="217" data-orig-width="332"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0ba543df065f38f84e807967a4decf24/tumblr_inline_ox70qm4OIo1ta40au_500.jpg" data-orig-height="217" data-orig-width="332"/></figure><p>The mighty ptarmagin! Practically a feathered rabbit, these magnificent creatures are built for the snow. </p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="993" data-orig-width="1280"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4bc882e3fefb5ab2fd29b74148d754c3/tumblr_inline_ox70qmgneR1ta40au_500.jpg" data-orig-height="993" data-orig-width="1280"/></figure><p>Look at those boots! Wonderfully feathered. They spend most of their time as little snow lumps.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="480" data-orig-width="640"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2df43b71ce8383b71b946ea3cdf7ddc6/tumblr_inline_ox70qniqRJ1ta40au_500.jpg" data-orig-height="480" data-orig-width="640"/></figure><p>In fact, theyโ€™re very well known for the above phenomenon. </p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="360" data-orig-width="620"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0e31c8e1ceb66d60488948bceb51d8a6/tumblr_inline_ox70qn5FC01ta40au_500.jpg" data-orig-height="360" data-orig-width="620"/></figure><p>These ptarmagin trails are a pretty common sight!</p> </blockquote> <p>Reblog for the little snow lumps โœจ</p> </blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="611" data-orig-width="540"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8ed25d0ba1db5624603c091a6dff362b/tumblr_inline_p0xtke83Oc1szd9fm_540.png" data-orig-height="611" data-orig-width="540"/></figure></blockquote>
Gif, God, and Oh My God: RIP Bunny
<p><a href="http://sorairo-deizu.tumblr.com/post/168528446952/valiantlyrainybouquet-tinysaurus-rex" class="tumblr_blog">sorairo-deizu</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://valiantlyrainybouquet.tumblr.com/post/165984686336/tinysaurus-rex-saffarren-dinnermess" class="tumblr_blog">valiantlyrainybouquet</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://tinysaurus-rex.tumblr.com/post/165967308370/saffarren-dinnermess-hiyokoifish" class="tumblr_blog">tinysaurus-rex</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://dinnermess.tumblr.com/post/165960729374/hiyokoifish-thered498cp-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">dinnermess</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://hiyokoifish.tumblr.com/post/165935092780/thered498cp-celticpyro-vividroute" class="tumblr_blog">hiyokoifish</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://thered498cp.tumblr.com/post/165931777444/celticpyro-vividroute-jurvektheblogsmer" class="tumblr_blog">thered498cp</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://vividroute.tumblr.com/post/165412823241/jurvektheblogsmer-nooooo" class="tumblr_blog">vividroute</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://jurvektheblogsmer.tumblr.com/post/165315729003/nooooo" class="tumblr_blog">jurvektheblogsmer</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>NooOOO</p></blockquote>

<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="309" data-orig-width="500"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/7b7a613ccf50a90d339cf800236e2816/tumblr_inline_owe6pjiWIE1qic1sa_500.jpg" data-orig-height="309" data-orig-width="500"/></figure></blockquote>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="611" data-orig-width="540"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6b3b35640861fd2e2d9523dec8d42735/tumblr_inline_owzvqmwWyw1t1foa1_540.jpg" data-orig-height="611" data-orig-width="540"/></figure></blockquote>

<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="281" data-orig-width="500" data-tumblr-attribution="kixianth-blog:fJPn4wAdD6XTYY4zU3jQlg:Z7l1nvwYsN1q"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2533077ceae7acb3d58ad5026c73f419/tumblr_mu0pnwGwVm1rrpj39o1_500.gif" data-orig-height="281" data-orig-width="500"/></figure><p> Those appear to be bird tracks rather than bunny tracks! Ergo, it was a bird hopping and then taking off, not a bunny getting taken away!</p>
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<p>oh my god thank you phoenix wright</p>
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<p>yeah those arenโ€™t bunny tracks.</p>
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<p>Forgive my sceptism, but why would a bird with a supposedly wide wingspan hop around in the snow in the first place when tree branches would suffice in the beginning?</p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="192" data-orig-width="256" data-tumblr-attribution="oddgert:Fc431R2DBtBWpSIEIuvulQ:ZACrOt1QI764r"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f43171b88b5185e309ec0cbc9a381589/tumblr_nbkbgoPAf31s2410lo1_400.gif" data-orig-height="192" data-orig-width="256"/></figure><p>Feel free to explain that.</p>
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<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="180" data-orig-width="177" data-tumblr-attribution="mitsuruges:fgyUxIp6jZIrEL_5s7xKKA:ZAeDCk2PfA1iN"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/98a2eb9f4d8b38fa9e756460028bfcc6/tumblr_ovrfuzvmIt1uym9ezo1_250.gif" data-orig-height="180" data-orig-width="177"/></figure><p>Iโ€™ll be real I donโ€™t know much about Phoenix Wright. But! I do know a lot about birds. </p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="217" data-orig-width="332"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0ba543df065f38f84e807967a4decf24/tumblr_inline_ox70qm4OIo1ta40au_500.jpg" data-orig-height="217" data-orig-width="332"/></figure><p>The mighty ptarmagin! Practically a feathered rabbit, these magnificent creatures are built for the snow. </p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="993" data-orig-width="1280"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4bc882e3fefb5ab2fd29b74148d754c3/tumblr_inline_ox70qmgneR1ta40au_500.jpg" data-orig-height="993" data-orig-width="1280"/></figure><p>Look at those boots! Wonderfully feathered. They spend most of their time as little snow lumps.</p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="480" data-orig-width="640"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2df43b71ce8383b71b946ea3cdf7ddc6/tumblr_inline_ox70qniqRJ1ta40au_500.jpg" data-orig-height="480" data-orig-width="640"/></figure><p>In fact, theyโ€™re very well known for the above phenomenon. </p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="360" data-orig-width="620"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0e31c8e1ceb66d60488948bceb51d8a6/tumblr_inline_ox70qn5FC01ta40au_500.jpg" data-orig-height="360" data-orig-width="620"/></figure><p>These ptarmagin trails are a pretty common sight!</p>
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<p>Reblog for the little snow lumps โœจ</p>
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America, Growing Up, and Head: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 21st Anniversary of the Death of Tupac Shakur @balleralert BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 21st Anniversary of the Death of Tupac Shakur-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 21 years ago today, the world lost the rap icon TupacShakur. Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € He got his start at a young age as a background dancer for Digital Underground, before starting his own rap career in 1991. His debut album, '2Pacalypse Now', was an instant success ranking in at 13 on Billboard's Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € By the time his second album arrived in February of 1993, Pac had become widely recognized for not only his extraordinary lyricism, but also his ability to speak freely about issues affecting the urban youth. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € With songs like 'Brenda's Got A Baby' and 'Keep Ya Head Up', Pac shows us the sometimes ugly truth of growing up poor in America, and encourages us to overcome it. โ €โ €โ € Right before his death, Shakur signed to DeathRow Records where he released music like 'California Love' and his fourth album, 'All Eyez On Me'. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot in Las Vegas, Nevada. He died Sept. 13 while in the intensive care unit from internal bleeding. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Through his music and films, Tupac remains a legendary and unparalleled artist of his time. His impact on the music industry will forever live on through his work.
America, Growing Up, and Head:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 21st Anniversary of the Death of
 Tupac Shakur
 @balleralert
BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 21st Anniversary of the Death of Tupac Shakur-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 21 years ago today, the world lost the rap icon TupacShakur. Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € He got his start at a young age as a background dancer for Digital Underground, before starting his own rap career in 1991. His debut album, '2Pacalypse Now', was an instant success ranking in at 13 on Billboard's Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € By the time his second album arrived in February of 1993, Pac had become widely recognized for not only his extraordinary lyricism, but also his ability to speak freely about issues affecting the urban youth. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € With songs like 'Brenda's Got A Baby' and 'Keep Ya Head Up', Pac shows us the sometimes ugly truth of growing up poor in America, and encourages us to overcome it. โ €โ €โ € Right before his death, Shakur signed to DeathRow Records where he released music like 'California Love' and his fourth album, 'All Eyez On Me'. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot in Las Vegas, Nevada. He died Sept. 13 while in the intensive care unit from internal bleeding. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Through his music and films, Tupac remains a legendary and unparalleled artist of his time. His impact on the music industry will forever live on through his work.

BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 21st Anniversary of the Death of Tupac Shakur-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 21 years ago toda...

Anaconda, Biggie Smalls, and Life: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip- Hop:Notorious B.l.G Releases Debut Album 'Ready to Die' @balleralert the notorious BIG r e a d y to die BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Notorious B.I.G Releases Debut Album 'Ready to Die'-blogged by @thereal__bee (swipe) โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On this exact day, 23 years ago, NotoriousBIG released his debut album 'Ready to Die'. Not only was this the album to launch the iconic emcee's career, but it also catapulted the reputation of BadBoyRecords, as the first album to release on the label. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Whether it was 'Juicy' or 'One More Chance', people across the world could not deny the sound, charisma, and lyricism of Biggie Smalls. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Receiving many accolades such as, 3 on Billboard's Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart and 8 on Rolling Stone's '100 Best Albums of the Nineties' list, the album is without a doubt one of the greatest hip-hop albums of the era. โ €โ €โ € Though Biggie, born Christopher Wallace, was unable to see the release of his second body of work 'Life After Death' (1997), this album was enough to trademark him as a rap icon. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € What was your favorite song from the album?
Anaconda, Biggie Smalls, and Life:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-
 Hop:Notorious B.l.G Releases
 Debut Album 'Ready to Die'
 @balleralert
 the notorious
 BIG
 r e a d y to die
BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Notorious B.I.G Releases Debut Album 'Ready to Die'-blogged by @thereal__bee (swipe) โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On this exact day, 23 years ago, NotoriousBIG released his debut album 'Ready to Die'. Not only was this the album to launch the iconic emcee's career, but it also catapulted the reputation of BadBoyRecords, as the first album to release on the label. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Whether it was 'Juicy' or 'One More Chance', people across the world could not deny the sound, charisma, and lyricism of Biggie Smalls. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Receiving many accolades such as, 3 on Billboard's Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart and 8 on Rolling Stone's '100 Best Albums of the Nineties' list, the album is without a doubt one of the greatest hip-hop albums of the era. โ €โ €โ € Though Biggie, born Christopher Wallace, was unable to see the release of his second body of work 'Life After Death' (1997), this album was enough to trademark him as a rap icon. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € What was your favorite song from the album?

BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Notorious B.I.G Releases Debut Album 'Ready to Die'-blogged by @thereal__bee (swipe) โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On ...

Basketball, Ether, and Family: According To His Manager, Nas Doesn't Know Who Lonzo Ball Is @balleralert LOS ANGELES BASKETBALL According To His Manager, Nas Doesn't Know Who Lonzo Ball Is- blogged by @niksofly โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € LonzoBall may have just learned the hard way that he is not the man yet despite the efforts his father has made to prove otherwise. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Ball was recently shown disrespecting Hip-Hop royalty, the iconic man himself- Nas on his family's reality show BallInTheFamily. On the show, Ball stated, "Yโ€™all outdated, man. Donโ€™t nobody listen to Nas anymore. Real hip-hop is Migos, Future.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € [Wait. What? ] โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € The comment sent Hip-Hop purists into a frenzy. While we may never get a direct response from the Queensbridge legend himself; his manager , Anthony Selah didn't spare any feelings. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In a tweet, Selah wasted no time ethering the eldest Ball son . To put it nicely, Selah stated Mr. Nasir doesn't care about Lonzo nor does he even know who the kid is. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Selah tweeted, โ€œNas has never heard of you & Future thanks you for your support." Continuing with his social media ether , Selah wrote, "โ€œThat Oatmeal face n***a thinks he can gain off my guys name before winning a game. I don't care what team you play for. Family first!"
Basketball, Ether, and Family: According To His Manager, Nas
 Doesn't Know Who Lonzo Ball Is
 @balleralert
 LOS ANGELES
 BASKETBALL
According To His Manager, Nas Doesn't Know Who Lonzo Ball Is- blogged by @niksofly โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € LonzoBall may have just learned the hard way that he is not the man yet despite the efforts his father has made to prove otherwise. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Ball was recently shown disrespecting Hip-Hop royalty, the iconic man himself- Nas on his family's reality show BallInTheFamily. On the show, Ball stated, "Yโ€™all outdated, man. Donโ€™t nobody listen to Nas anymore. Real hip-hop is Migos, Future.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € [Wait. What? ] โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € The comment sent Hip-Hop purists into a frenzy. While we may never get a direct response from the Queensbridge legend himself; his manager , Anthony Selah didn't spare any feelings. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In a tweet, Selah wasted no time ethering the eldest Ball son . To put it nicely, Selah stated Mr. Nasir doesn't care about Lonzo nor does he even know who the kid is. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Selah tweeted, โ€œNas has never heard of you & Future thanks you for your support." Continuing with his social media ether , Selah wrote, "โ€œThat Oatmeal face n***a thinks he can gain off my guys name before winning a game. I don't care what team you play for. Family first!"

According To His Manager, Nas Doesn't Know Who Lonzo Ball Is- blogged by @niksofly โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € LonzoBall may have j...