Tuesday Is The New Saturday…

If you like getting fucked the fuck up, and who amongst us doesn’t? You need to take your ass out of the house on a Tuesday night in NYC. Fridays and Saturdays are for the chumps. Tuesdays are the real Saturday night.

Last night was this mega-party popped off by Smirnoff. Yes, Smirnoff vodka. I know what your thinking… Isn’t Smirnoff that shit in a plastic bottle that you see bums keeping in their back pockets? No, that would be Georgi. Smirnoff was pretty indistinguishable from the lower lower tier of vodkas because they had a shitty advertising presence.

So what does Smirnoff do to increase their profile? They throw a free concert with NaS, N.E.R.D., Buckshot Shorty, Spank Rock, Dizzee Rascal, Grandmaster Flash, and WTF!?! Gravy? Smirnoff went all the way out by renting this spot which was a classic architecture bank building. There was free food and as you can imagine hell’a free Smirnoff drinks.

I love the fact that just 10 blocks away from this bank building Wall Street is melting down like a cone of Carvel left for dead on the summer sidewalk and we are partying like there is no tomorrow. I love rap music for its ability sometimes to be oblivious to social deconstruction. Rock music can do that shit too. Hell, pop music oes that all the time. I took this as my cue to go in double-fisted all night.

When I tell you that I might have smashed more than ten drinks then I honestly might have banged off twenty. I got inside the venue early by enterprising with one of my folks. My homeys a/k/a the ‘Go In Crew’ were still online outside. No, they were not on the internets, they were standing on line. By the time they got in sonn was twist rock. I don’t remember too much from the rest of the party and I ended up getting kicked out after I was caught in my attempt to abscond the venue with a bottle of Smirnoff.

F.Y.I. Smirnoff is distilled three times. Belvedere is distilled four times. Absolut is made in a dirty bathtub in Sweden. I liked the taste of Smirnoff in the mixers but my litmus test for vodka is two parts spirits and one part tonic water. I just got my digit from the X spot so I think I will look up Smirnoff tonight in my favorite liquor store. If the price point is significantly cheaper than the Belvy I will copp a bottle. Otherwise why sacrifice your taste?

Too bad I didn’t get to to leave with that joint tucked in my sweatshirt.

On another note…


What if someone told you that you couldn’t come into the music industry unless you imitated someone else? Wouldn’t that make you want to kill yourself?

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  • http://bellasbiz.wordpress.com bella

    great post…sounds like something i would have totally done…actually i have done…snuck out of the party with a bottle of smirnoff and a 6 pack of tusker beer….but i live in the 3rd world so it’s expected…


  • OG Matt Herbz

    See…that’s why we can’t have nothing, right there… Some fools didn’t invite you to the party, you showed up, got blanked out, then you tried to leave with a bottle. Sounds like something I would have done when I was 16, mang. Since when is being stupid drunk the thing to be? I show up at a joint, get halfway fucked up and then prey on the honeys that don’t know their limit. Before they know they just drank half a fifth, I got ‘em kissing eachother and eating eachother’s goods off in a back bedroom. And don’t worry, niggaz, if they make it to the house, I gots the Lysol and Comet to clean up after they deface my bathroom. It’s a small price to pay for an easy lay. Get it?

    –OG Matt Herbz–

  • http://www.myspace.com/uptownempire Trouble

    “I love rap music for its ability sometimes to be oblivious to social deconstruction.” Thats the truest shit.

    The only time I ever fucked with vodka, was mixing it with Everclear, Chicks love that Smirnoff shit tho. I havent heard any music Gravy has done, but every time I see his name its about the Biggie movie.

  • DV8

    sounded like one hell of a party, wish I was there to see the performances. I dont drink much anymore but if this was back in the day……we both would’ve got out of there with atleast 2 bottles each (I was a beast).

  • bongolock

    ha ha good story!
    but u gotta sub seltzer for that tonic. then u get the true litmus test. no tonic taint

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  • yoprince

    smirnoff sucks.

    stoli for regular shit.

    goose when i’m spendin.

  • http://xxlmag.com Billy X. Sunday

    I fuxxx with Stoli too when its for free. I was at this stoli obama(open bar party) and I got so fucked up that I thought the bottle of Stoli Oranj was actually Stoli Ovary.

    I got to tell you though that made it more delicious.

    Belvedere is the premium vodka.

  • http://www.prettypancakes.com amar

    smirnoff like well-known but cheap liquor in general, is the shit. i dunno how i’m expected to pay premium for some fire water and SIP IT. fuck that. Stolli is pretty good.

    i also remember the glow in the dark tour was sponsored by smirnoff.


  • http://www.incilin.blogspot.com Incilin

    Where you be hearing about all these events? I always want to hit up one of these (I mean, the shit is free) but I always end up hearing about them after they already happened.

  • capcobra

    if your 1st movie or tv role is effective…people gonna automatically assume that’s really your persona…so with said…gravy rap career depends on his acting skills…lol….it’s a dirty game.

  • anutha_level

    functioning alcoholics UNITE!

    no doubt…i fux wit smirnoff. however, that ketel one vodka ain’t no bullshit eitha.

  • http://www.myspace.com/ndotc&www.iamhiphop.com N DOT C

    In LA Thursday is the New Friday. College Nights and nobody gives a fuck about the last day of work night. Next time ya’ll party jam ‘Head To Toe’ and let these breezy’s know ‘I just want to dance, tell your girl hit the stands/ She’s just cock blocking, probably, cuz she couldn’t get a man


  • http://xxlmag.com Billy X. Sunday

    co-signs Ketel One

  • squadwildin

    Man smirnoff vodka is straight garbage… Ya’ll niggas should try Ciroc…Yes i know diddy has his name all over it, but its really good,nonetheless