Sean P Diddy Combs presented Nelly with the Best Rap Video for Ride Wit Me at the Video Music Awards last night.
Full transcript of acceptance speech:
“Hey, yo, yo, you forgot your ball, man. Yo, jeff, where my dirty at. Jeff told me like this year if i kept my pants up that i might have a chance at winning. You know last year they fell down so this year I kept them up and you were right, Jeff. I owe you for sure. Yo, I want to thank Jeff, everybody at Universal. My man Damon, Jimmy Riggins, Michael Horton, my family, the ticks, you know, the coach Kevin Long no doubt. My man f real, Cool the Love. Wherever you at dirty, for sure. And yo everybody else that made this possible, mom, dad. God and each man up here for the show.”
Outkast won the Video Music Award for Best Hip Hop Video for his video Miss Jackson. Outkast told the crowd, “Man, first of all, I want to thank god upstairs. This is our first moon man right here, you know. I want to thank the director for the video, Gary Gray, my mom in the audience right there, Dre’s father-in-law. Mr. Hodo. I want to thank the whole hip-hop community. All our life experiences that brought us up–. We still in the house.”
MTV.com has Sway’s interview with DMX, where he talks more about the delay of The Great Depression.
DMX mentioned the rumored beef he had with Jay-Z in his Jadakiss track, Uh-Hunh!… DMX says, “If I was referring to Jay-Z, I’d have said, “Jay-Z.” I would’ve said a lot more than that if I was referring to [him].”
DMX gave his comments on Aaliyah telling Sway, “Her life was a blessing in mine. I’ll leave it at that. I don’t even want to think about that right now.”
You can check out the full transcript of the interview here.
WireImage.com has photos of several musicians who showed up for P. Diddy’s party in New York.
The “P. Diddy & the Bad Boy Family… The Saga Continues” party drew rappers like Eve, Ja Rule, Ice T, and Nelly. Check out the pictures here.
The Boston Globe’s Renee Graham reviewed the new book Michael Eric Dyson that profiles the life and accomplishments of 2pac.
Graham says, “At its best, ‘Holler If You Hear Me’ not only analyzes the conflicted workings of a young man gone too soon, but considers how Shakur’s life and spirit, in ways both good and bad, continue to challenge popular culture and inform the world he left behind.”
Suge will be on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher on Friday and no doubt he will take the opportunity to blast Dre and Snoop, maybe Eminem too… The other guests on include Christopher Reid, Gene Simmons, and Phyllis Berry Myers.
The New York Post is reporting Suge Knight has hip hop’s Jermaine Dupri, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg running scared after his release from jail.
A source told the Post, “Suge is mad because he discovered Lil’ Bow Wow and when he was sent to jail, those three took [Lil’ Bow Wow] out of Death Row Records. Jermaine even produced Bow Wow’s last album.”
MTV reports DMX’s The Great Depression has seen its release date slide from September 25th to a new date of October 23rd following Def Jam Records decision to delay the release of Jay-Z’s sixth album, The Blueprint.
DMX sounded none too pleased by the decision telling MTV, “[Def Jam] gonna do what they gonna do, and I’m gonna do what I’m gonna do.”
“I don’t even give a f— no more, because I know when my sh– drops, it’s gonna be hot sh–, you know what I mean? It doesn’t even matter no more, dog.”
The Rev. Gesner Jean, 60, a Newark minister, suffered severe chest injuries and died at a hospital Monday night as police speculated he somehow got pinned between a garage door and one of his son’s cars, 1991 Bentley.
Police are still investigating but says there are no signs of foul play.
MSNBC’s Jeannette Walls reports Snoop Dogg brought a huge posse of security for his appearance on the NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me.
An insider told Walls, “I’ve worked with a lot of major stars, but I’ve never seen security like that. He could have taken over a small country with that army.”