1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 9.5.12


    Fact-Checking Nicki Minaj: Is She Really a Republican Voting for Mitt Romney?
    Ever since she dropped the line, "I'm a Republican voting for Mitt Romney," cyberspace has gotten their collective panties in a bunch, taking the rapper's lyrics at face value. Here's a closer look at the validity of the rapper's verse on Lil Wayne's Dedication 4 mixtape. By Max Read.
    [ Gawker ]

    MF DOOM Calls Nas a Great Freestyler, Promises New Madvillain Music, Talks Masta Ace & JJ DOOM.
    Also speaks on losing his record collection through time. By Andres Vasquez
    [ HipHopDX ]

    Omar’s Playlist: Michael K. Williams Reveals the Mix He Made for His Wire Character.
    “Music is always a part of my characters’ make-up,” explains actor Michael K. Williams. “All my characters have playlists.” Find out which Biggie, Pac and Nas songs he pumped on his iPhone in order to get into his Omar role, plus read the profile by Hua Hsu.
    [ NY Mag ]

    Breaking Through in the Rap Business 101.
    New digital conference series created by Media Assassin Harry Allen and featuring guest speakers like DJ Premier and Young Guru help rap hopefuls guide their careers. By Anita M. Samuels
    [ NY Daily News ]

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