Jay-Z Brings The World Together… On One Stage?

According to His Royal Yellowness, Jay-Z guest blogged at Rap Radar yesterday. From Hov’s generally nonsensical rant, I’ve isolated the following:

“Last night I performed at the University of Arizona, I had a ball!! Through all the excitement and joking around (as well as the technical difficulties) I missed out on the opportunity to say something important..

On the show as well were Third Eye Blind and Kelly Clarkson.. I thought that to be the oddest pairing EVER but, soon realized, it’s what I’ve always professed..There is NO such thing as BLACK music or WHITE music only GOOD or BAD music..” -Jay-Z, Rap Radar

Jay continues, imploring that it’s cool to like people, places and things different from yourself and what you’re used to. He also suggests that there will be more shows in this mold.

I’m just unable to identify the mold. The lineup above looks like Pop Tarts and spare parts.

In no way do I disagree with Hova’s astonishing revelation. Music shouldn’t be categorized by race. Listeners should be most concerned with what sounds good. However, successful event bills are ones that make sense on some level. While your average Lollapalooza and Rock The Bells lineup may look like a random hodge-podge of acts, there’s usually a method to the madness Jay-Z doesn’t seem to grasp.

Some of you who attended Rock The Bells 2007 at Randall’s Island with me might have arrived and soon grown confused by a Cypress Hill, Wu-Tang Clan and Rage Against The Machine bill. You shouldn’t have, but perhaps you had. By the end of the night you saw Venn diagrams at work. Wu fans who only kinda fuck with Cypress Hill may now love themselves some Rage. A few B-Real fans have a Road to Damascus moment, realizing how much rock influences The Hill, etc. The possibilities are endless, but only if the bands make sense together.

I’m sure some of Taylor Swift’s target demographic fucks with Uncle Murda to piss of their folks. But, let’s say for the sake of discussion, Murda had more than 28 fans. If you put the two together on a bill, you’re going to have a 1955 Birmingham city bus on your hands. A couple Taylors-in-training might find the Gucci Mane of their dreams that night, but for the most part, you’ve got an awkward, unsuccessful affair.

Here’s hoping Jay-Z can change the world, one terrible ice cream social at a time. In the event he only assembles microcosms of Rocafella rosters past, remember who told you what time it is first.

I mean, nothing makes sense to Pres-o-dent Carter unless Jay-Z’s the headliner. Fuck it. It’s Live Nation‘s dime, right?

Questions? Comments? Requests? P-pause. Feel me on this one. P-pause. ron@ronmexicocity.com

Who’s down to go see Tru Life eat “champaign”-doused Fruity Pebbles out of Miley Cyrus’ ass?

  • mo

    early

    • mo

      jay didnt even write that shit YN is fucking with ya’ll.

  • JCITYHUSTLA617

    DOM PERION CHEERIOS IS THE SHIT SO IS ACE OF SPADE FROSTED FLAKES AND CRYSTAL CINNAMON TOAST CRUNCH

    • BIGNAT

      WTF IT’S CRISTAL SINCE YOU CAN’T SPELL IT I KNOW YOUR ASS NOT BUYING IT. JAY-Z IS DUMB ALL HE IS DOING. IS MAKING HIS CORE FAN BASE MAD. WHAT JAY-Z STAN YOU KNOW WOULD WANT TO HEAR ANYTHING FROM KELLY CLARKSON AND THIRD EYE BLIND. I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO THIRD EYE BLIND IS. I WONDER DID JAY STICK TO HIS MORE UP BEAT SONGS TO MATCH WITH KELLY.

      • JCITYHUSTLA617

        I DONT GIVE A FUCK HOW YOU FUCKIN SPELL IT OBVIOUSLY YOUR IGNORANT ASS KNEW WHAT THE FUCK I WAS TALKING BOUT AND A MAN THAT WORRIES BOUT WHAT ANOTHER MAN PURCHASES LIKE MY FUCKIN LIFE IS GONNA HAVE AN EFFECT ON YOURS IS BORDERLINE FAGGISH BEHAVIOR………….WORD OF ADVISE STOP RIDING NIGGAZ DIXXX AND LIVE YOUR LIFE (I MISSPELLED HIS FAVORITE THING 2 SHOVE UP HIS ASS LETS SEE IF HE CRIES BOUT THAT 2)

  • PARI PERSHUN

    POST SUCKS HOMELESS RETARDED MONKEY BALLS….

    (LEANS BACK AND TURNS “ALL AROUND THE WORLD” WAY WAY WAY WAY WAY THE FUCK UP- (BLUEPRINT 2)

  • Pierzy

    Jay’s right.

    Kelly Clarkson = BAD music

  • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$

    Maybe that’s the excuse he’s giving for being caught in those sandals & wearing those Urkel glasses.

  • Detroit P

    Who’s down to go see Tru Life eat “champaign”-doused Fruity Pebbles out of Miley Cyrus’ ass?
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    *shudders at the thought*..wouldnt that be similar to watching an R Kelly sextape…except the underage girl would actually LOOK underage….it’d prolly get way more press coverage too

  • PARIS PERSHUN

    ?????????????????

    (LEANS BACK AND TURNS “ALL AROUND THE WORLD” WAY WAY WAY WAY WAY THE FUCK UP- BLUEPRINT 2)

  • Black

    “But, let’s say for the sake of discussion, Murda had more than 28 fans.”

    ^LMAO! Hov really been on some “post racial” shit lately. Didn’t he say that Hip-Hop has done more for race relations then the Civil Rights movement or some shit?

    • chitchat

      Yeah he’s been saying that dumb isht for years. Proof positive that nothing substitutes for formal education. NOTHING!

  • P-Matik

    “But, let’s say for the sake of discussion, Murda had more than 28 fans.”

    crab meats

    • DV8

      crab meats > dead or owned

      Ross-ism’s are funny as hell.

  • yoprince

    LMAO. Hov aint write that BS..

    • $ykotic

      Real talk.

      When is the last time someone saw this dude with a phone even?

  • DA TRUTH

    @Ron Mex you know that nigg@ HOV can’t read let along write. That dude don’t sign his own name. TIM (His T.I. M.anager) makes him put an ‘X’ like he’s a slave. If he refuses they throw more bleach on Beyonce. He needs to truely retire but them TI on some world domination type stuff since Obama got elected.

  • Worley

    When you make wild amounts of money you start hanging with white folks and walking around the Chelsea/Tribeca area. I am not the least bit surprised that his surroundings have now influenced his opinions (or whoever wrote that bullsh*t).

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  • http://myspace.com/federal_ranga Federal Ranga

    @ PP. Yo, wasn’t All Around The World on the Black Album?

  • KF UK

    Tru Life. FAIL.

    Wat a fucking idiot

  • mazemayhim

    you really think Murda got THAT many fans, Ronnie?

  • blacker cracker

    word

  • Hannibal

    LoL.

  • latino heat

    Parlae + Tyga + Chopper + Jim Jones = Tru LIfe. what a fuckin idiot!
    co-sign Murda don’t have 2 + 8 fans much less 28 fans.