Well, where should I start? A year ago, my approval rating was in the 30s, my nominee for the Supreme Court had just withdrawn, and my vice president had shot someone. Ah, those were the good old days.Bush on Obama:
People Magazine recently had a photo of the senator there on the beach in Hawaii, his sleek, hairless pecs, glistening in the surf. Show’s how biased the press is. Have you ever seen a shot like that of Denny Hastert?Too bad Rove's cringe-worthy PR stunt won't stop those subpoenas from going out.
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"Some might say business, some might say merchandising, whatever, there's some really stupid s***--some really childish things--happening. [But] when it comes down to it, some people here want their own shine, their own thing. If that's what you want, I say more power to you. I hope it works out for you--just don't come up with lame excuses [for J5's demise]."Too bad they couldn't "Get It Together."
Life Support, starring Oscar nominated actress and platinum-selling recording artist Queen Latifah, views the African-American community’s HIV crisis through the eyes of a survivor who is a mother, an ex-crack addict, and an AIDS activist named Ana Wallace.Support Life Support on HBO this Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Based on the life of his own sister and his family, Director Nelson George brings this triumphant story of courage and survival to life by using a mix of actors and real people from the HIV/AIDS community.
Ana Wallace...embarks on a dangerous but necessary journey through the mean streets of Brooklyn and as she seeks to save one life and heal another, Ana learns a poignant lesson about loving and letting go.
I got a call from Kanye asking me to come to L.A. and work with him and Common on their upcoming albums, Graduation and Finding Forever, respectively. After playing my new songs for Kanye, he turned to me and said one thing: "Look, Fest. Your raps are always dope. But, for you this time, the key is going to be finding the musical selection that moves people." ...I completely see this marriage churning some revolutionary music, given Lil Jon's track record with Bravehearts and Ice Cube.
Who can give me this magic of melody? DJ Premier? Just Blaze? 9th Wonder? Well, then my telephone rang. My manager, Matt Middleton, informed me that I had an appointment to meet with Crunk Specialist Lil Jon. What do you think my first thought was? "WHAAAT?!?" And after brief reluctance, my response to Matt was "OKAAAY!!!" ....
As I entered Lil Jon's Los Angeles home, even I wondered "What the hell is getting ready to go down?" His whole entourage was cool as hell to me. They welcomed with me with open arms and even claimed to be fans of my music. When Lil Jon entered the studio, we began to discuss what it was I was looking for and what I believed I could add to his catalog. He said to me "I make music that makes people wanna fight." And I responded, "That's great. I make music that makes people wanna fight for something." At that moment, a very powerful spirit entered the room, and we both knew that EL CHE was born. (Full story)