In The News 1/19/12


Tupac Created ‘Juice’ Character From Life Experience /MTV/

In wake of Web blackout, SOPA/PIPA support weakens /MSNBC/

LL Cool J to host Grammys /WashingtonPost/

AT&T hikes rates on smartphone plans /CNN/

Jay-Z’s publicist denies rapper has dropped the word ‘bitch’ from his lyrics /NME/

SOPA: Obama could pay for decision in Hollywood cash /Politico/

X-Factor Rapper Astro Signs Record Deal with L.A. Reid At Epic Records /ThisBeatGoes/

iPads replaced with clay, sold to unsuspecting Canadians /Engadget/

Facebook unveils 60 apps under latest expansion plan /BBC/

Ice-T Talks About ‘The Art Of Rap’ Documentary /ThisBeatGoes/

5 NBA Teams That Could Prevent a Chicago Bulls 2011-12 NBA Title /BleacherReport/

Oakland city issues layoff notices to 2,500 employees /SacBee/


3 comments on “In The News 1/19/12

  1. markdub7 says:

    AT&T KNOWS that if they hiked up the rates on existing customers, their sales would plummet like the ValuJet. I’d jump ship first.

    It’s still kinda early to call it when it comes to who’ll win the championship. Rip is the piece the Bulls needed LAST YEAR, but I don’t know if he’ll be enough to help them win it all this year.


  2. DV says:

    @Mdub ive been trying to explain that to a diehard Bulls fan for the past 2 weeks. I still dont see them beating MIA this year due to the Heat being deeper, stronger, and faster then last year. The Heat now have (in addition to the players returning from last year) a healthy Haslem and Miller plus added size (Curry), youth, and speed (Norris Cole) and another outside threat/ role player in Battier. The Bulls only added Rip and lost Bogans i believe. Thats not gonna cut it.


  3. Nagan says:

    isn’t the new playstation handheld strictly tied to AT&T?

    Swizz Beats seems to have dodged a bullet as Megauploads cheif exec

    still got the pending case with universal too


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