What MCs Should Launch Lifestyle Sites?

When Jay-Z unveiled his new Life+Times website to the public on April 4, the Brooklyn rapper gave fans from his Marcy Projects stomping grounds all the way to the Hollywood Hills an instant glimpse into his luxurious lifestyle. From posts about his favorite clothing trends to write-ups about the music he’s currently listening to (Warpaint?) and exclusive interviews with the likes of chef Daniel Boulud, S. Carter officially welcomed his followers to the good life.
As if that weren’t enough, Jay’s bestie, Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow, sat down with Hov earlier this week to talk about the site and what it’s like to be the “coolest man on Earth.” “Women keep men cool,” said the 41-year-old superstar. “The hotter the chick the cooler the guy… that sounds like a really bad rap line!”

With Life+Times garnering a buzz, XXL wondered what other MCs would school readers on if they had their own piece of the Internet. Check out our picks for five spitters that should follow in Jay’s footsteps.

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  • render

    This is what yall are left with since Bol killed your blog game, huh?

    • mark

      lol, that shit is so true

  • http://brilliantlyblunt.com Justin Block

    This is just a list of products you think rappers should endorse…

  • francis nasim

    economics,chemistry,sciences.media networks-HIT THEM BOOKS

  • KiNGPiN

    tech dont wear masks its facepaint…


    NONE of them. If they have a regular blog that links their fans to what they think is cool and hire a ghost blogger to keep it up ala Kanye then fine. But please don’t make lifestyle sites the new clothing company/liquor brand/cologne/lame sneaker etc….. Too many copy cats has anyone of these fly by night nit wits ever thought about doing something better to earn capital like backing a group creating an app or even a low cost pc brand that is quailty but you can sell it in the hood. really they shouldn’t have ever gave these jigs money

  • Hip Hop Addict

    Xxl wtf? do u even listen to the music we listen to? cuase it don’t seem like it… seems like you go on u tube and find rappers with the most views and pick them for articals….. tech n9ne don’t wear mask’s its paint… Lil B is wack as fuck listen to it i dare u…..

  • mac

    guys i usually dont like talkin shit but this is brutal. I kinda agree with these guys, I’ve been visiting here a lot less. I dont know if you changed management or what? this article brutal no links bad content

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