The Unholy Trinity

It seems like the older I get, the more and more my interests start to converge.

Whether it’s because the Internets have introduced me to other sorry mofos such as myself, or because I always have been such a brilliant visionary, every day now I’m noticing new points of confluence between seemingly disparate pop culture entities such as rap music, pr0n, and the Howard Stern Show, i.e. the unholy trinity.

For example, last week, there was the interview with Vinnie Paz from Jedi Mind Tricks in which we learned that, like fellow heroes to guys who live in their moms’ basements Aesop Rock and Ira Glass (pretend as if you know what I’m talking about), he’s a huge fan of the Howard Stern Show.

I suppose I should have known.

Then yesterday, there was that video of the lovely (in a sense) Sara Jay’s appearance on Kay Slay’s program on satellite radio. Which wouldn’t necessarily seem to make sense, except for the fact that, who among us didn’t find that to be the best thing on the Internets all day yesterday?

And not just because it’s pr0n. (Though I enjoyed it for that reason as well.) There’s pr0n all over the Internets. Could it be that hip-hop and pr0n just go well together, like chocolate and peanut butter? I’m gonna suggest that it is.

Hopefully, this becomes a regular feature on Kay Slay’s satellite radio show. If I had a dollar, and also Kay Slay’s email address, I’d send it to him via PayPal, as a show of my appreciation. It’s important to support these artists, when they actually do the right thing.

In the meantime, I guess there’s always the actual Howard Stern Show, which I can’t afford to listen to on a regular basis either. Fortunately though, the other day they had T.I. on, and someone from the hip-hop Internets saw fit to liberate his interview for our listening pleasure. Bonus! I first heard it on, where else, World Star Hip Hop, though from what I understand, it originated elsewhere. (Oh well!)

These days, now that only so many people can listen, it’s the rare occasion when an actual celebrity (as opposed to, say, Jerry O’Connell or some shit) turns up on the Howard Stern Show. So having T.I., i.e. the guy with the most popular song in the country right now, must have been quite the coup for them. Maybe the TIs saw the incredible response (courtesy in part of yours truly) to Flo Rida’s appearance on Howard Stern and figured it’d be worthwhile.

(For my true hip-hop + pr0n heads, I hear Flo Rida’s gonna appear at the AVN Awards, in January. It’s too bad I’m sure no one would be willing to send me out there to cover it.)

I’ll spare you describing T.I.’s interview in full, both due to my own personal laziness, and the fact that it’s not like you can’t have a listen for yourself. But I will go ahead and point out that I found it surprisingly… I don’t know, humanizing? In particular, his committment to Tiny from Xscape is just downright impossible for me to fathom, given a) what we know about Tiny from Xscape, and b) ironically enough, the fact that my whole concept of women has been warped (for the better, I’ll insist) by years spent, erm, surfing the Internets.

Feel free to chime in yourself, if you heard the interview, or if this has just been on your mind lately. Why is it that T.I., who could probably have his choice of women, is so committed to this one woman in particular? To listen to the interview, I can honestly believe he isn’t, shall we say, exercising his privilege as a rapper. The fuck? I’d suggest it’s because he’s got a couple of kids with her, but we know he’s got at least two other babies’ mothers.

  • Enlightened

    Come on man, stop it. First off, if you listen to the interview, you know that his answers are “regular man” answers – like I can’t really answer this shit because I’m with somebody, but come on now. You know what’s up.
    As far as him and Tiny. What do you really know about her besides what you’ve seen? If it’s one thing I’ve learned is you never know why a man loves a woman, we don’t know what they’ve been through – he was with her for a while before the kids.

    • Pierzy

      Yeah, you could tell that T.I. does his thing on the side but can’t say anything about it…

    • http://xxlmag.com Bol

      >Come on man, stop it. First off, if you listen to the interview, you know that his answers are “regular man” answers – like I can’t really answer this shit because I’m with somebody, but come on now. You know what’s up.

      Did it really sound like that, or was that what you needed to hear?

  • valdez

    Obviously TI ain’t faithful to Tiny. We all know he fuckin his share of bad bitches/groupies on the road. But she obviously been down for him thru thick & thin. & like Howard Stern, himself, said in the movie Private Parts… U gotta respect that.

    I myself have a lady who been down for me thru shit that another bitch either wouln’t have been able to or just didn’t feel like dealing with. There are always other women that I’m attracted to or who may be badder than my lady, but in the end, after u fuck these bitches then what??

    Exactly! Then NOTHIN. They off fuckin the next nigga, which is cool. I’ma venture to say she was down with him before he became the star he now is. That shit def. means somethin and a real man (or smart man, at least) HAS to respect that. What, is he gone leave her now for someone that only wants him cause he TI??

    That would be hella foolish & I think he knows that. That anser your question, Bol??

  • Pierzy

    As a devoted listener (and subscriber) to Stern, I can tell you that there are a bunch of people that want to be on the show that they turn down. Not to say that they’re turning down Tom Cruise or Will Smith, but they had Jigga on one time and since he was, well, Jay-Z, they won’t have him back because he wouldn’t admit to anything.

    The funniest part about the T.I. interview was when Artie was doing his rendition of “Gimme The Loot” and upon saying the n-word a second time, T.I. told him to stop and Artie complied.

  • amar

    perhaps t.i.’s had so many hot tall supermodels with talent before, he’s sick of it and wants a change entirely

  • texasleen

    the best part was when Artie was rapping BIGs song and TI got upset because he said nigga…Artie dont give a fuck about TI he’s been dogging him by singing “You can have whateva you like” its classic

  • og bobby j

    maybe tiny can suck a tennis ball through a tennis racquet….

    • BIGNAT

      THAMMMMMMMMMM ANY GIRL WHO COULD DO THAT DESERVES A MEDAL

  • http://www.xxlmag.com jackpot

    When asked what Tiny looked like, T.I. responded “I like her.” He couldn’t even say she was bad, but then he called Jada Pinkett Smith beautiful later in the interview.

  • Worley

    I don’t believe nothing that TI says.

  • Enlightened

    >Did it really sound like that, or was that what you needed to hear?

    What I needed to hear? Come on man stop it. That’s what it sounded like. Since you wanna be funny. For instance, when he was talking about the white bitches and said “they have to be smoking hot.” Then came back and said, “Oh, when I was single.” He been with her for years.

    And you remember the Hoops incident with them two bitches in the club.

  • geico lizard

    when you compare TI with howard to the interview with lip service he was more flirty and open about maybe sexing other women. I think TI knows how much money in child support he would have to pay out and he knows its not easy to find a woman who lets you cheat with other women and brings home other women for you to get freaky with. (No AC360 on saying TI was flirty)