In The News 1/16/12


Was Rapper 2 Chainz Robbed For His Chain? /GlobalGrind/

Packers hear boos as defense of Super Bowl title comes to ugly end in 37-20 /WashingtonPost/

Hip Hop gang rivalry kills 3 in Sierra Leone /SierraExpressMedia/

Transplant nurse donates own kidney to patient /MSNBC/

Professor Griff rails on state of rap and hip hop /LansingStateJournal/

IBM scientists create 12 atom data storage /GlobalPost/

Can Hip-Hop Change The Style Of Politics? /NPR/ says hacker may have accessed info on 24 million customers /MSNBC/

Mercedes-Benz: What Mass Murderers Drive /ForntPageMag/

UC system banning smoking from all campuses /SFGate/


5 comments on “In The News 1/16/12

  1. $yk says:

    Can Hip-Hop Change The Style Of Politics?

    ^ neva

    it did create a better awareness of political issues because of Luke, NWA, Ice-T, PE and their skirmishes…in 2012, hardly anybody remembers Luke & Rhymefest tried to get political seats…their concern is how soft Drake is…NHJIC…


    • Nagan says:

      got to agree with you there to a degree, mate. The cats you listed influenced my own thought patterns ,and thus who i am today. peeps i know are the same. young cats don’t listen to that type of hip hop on a grand scale anymore.


  2. DV says:

    right on Griff!!! Keep learnin them somethin


  3. markdub7 says:

    I can’t fathom Packer fans booing their own team. I ride with my Saints even when we cough up a victory and feel the biting agony of defeat.


    • Tony Grands says:

      There are fans & there are spectators.
      Spectators are there to see the spectacle. Fans are there to support their investment.

      That said, Staples will boo the fuck out of the Lakers if “they” feel that’s what the squad needs to hear…



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