No one knew about Alec Monopoly ‘s art a few years back, but these days he is heralded as one of the biggest names in street art. His use of the Monopoly Man to explain today’s current economical climate has made him a sought after artist. But there are two sides to Monopoly. While more and more galleries pick up on Monopoly’s work, Monopoly doesn’t think he’ll be leaving his street roots anytime soon. “Street art can’t be replicated, you know,” Monopoly told VIBE at Samsung’s Man Overboard party he hosted on a yacht outside Miami’s Fontainebleau Marina during Art Basel 2013.
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Beyonce surprised the world with the release of her new self-titled ” visual album ” on Friday. As the music world comes to terms with the best kept secret of 2013 and attempts to understand how Beyonce pulled it off, more news trickles out of King Bey’s camp. For starters, the news that “Blow” and “Drunk In Love,” the latter featuring her hubby Jay Z, would be the first singles off Beyonce to hit radio was revealed, and slowly the music videos are making their way online. “Drunk In Love” was produced by Detail and written by Beyonce, Jay Z, Timbaland, Detail, Andre Eric Proctor, Rasooz Diaz, Brian Soko and J-Roc, according to the production credits
2 Chainz remembers his pal Puerto Rican Johnny , who lost his life in a car accident in 2012, in his new video for “U Da Realest.” The track is off Tity Boi’s B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time , released earlier this year. In the video, directed by Sharrod Marcus Simpson, 2 Chainz and friends hit the park and wave their Puerto Rican flags high in honor of the former CEO of Kut Dah Check Racing. “Rest in peace to my nigga, you da realest, dawg,” raps 2 Chainz
Eminem is almost ready to unleash his “Monster” of a video to the world. In his upcoming Rihanna-assisted visuals for “The Monster,” Marshall takes a seat in what appears to be some sort of “therapy” session and is subjected to watch video clips from his past. Em’s history with substance abuse comes up and the RiRi seems to be his therapist. This is guaranteed to be one epic video
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Beyonce just silenced all people who kept asking where new material is. She dropped a [silent] internet bomb in the wee hours of Friday the 13th by making her fifth studio album available on iTunes . For those of you who will snag the album as you read this (Read: everyone), know that you’ll be getting 14 songs and 17 videos. Naturally, her hubby Jay Z is an album feature (along with their child baby Blue Ivy), but other major features include Drake, Frank Ocean and Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
South Park finished out their 2013 season with a bang. Despite the fact that creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker faced Kanye’s wrath after they spoof’d him the first time as the “gay fish,” they went at Yeezus once again. This time, they had Kanye crashing an acceptance speech by the Pope all in the name of his wife, Kim Kardashian. It seems like the world is against him wifey in the eyes of South Park’s vicious team of writers as ‘Ye is practically defending Kim in every frame of the animated series. Watch the clips below and let us know if you think they went overboard with the Kimye slander.
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