U Don’t Know Me

These are a few misconceptions I’m sure people have about me, as well as other shorties in the industry, because of the line of work I do:

1) I’m seen around with a lot of industry dudes, because it’s my work environment, but people always assume its more than what it is. I get along with men better than women, and have more male friends, and people misconstrue a platonic friendship as something more.

2) I’m a rap artist and actress before I’m a model. People think because they’ve seen me in a video it makes me a video girl, and there’s nothing wrong with that, but I’m a rapper who happens to have a good look for modeling. I’ve been an artist years before modeling. I’m blessed and fortunate to be able to do all three.

3) I’m not your typical girly girl someone would expect by looking at my pictures or seeing me in person. I love dressing up, being a fashionista, looking fly, and having my swag turned all the way up. I maintain my personal appearance very well, but I have an edge to me. I speak my mind and am blatant when I do so, but with tact and courtesy of course. I have an uber strong personality and don’t let anyone get over on me. I call the spade of spades. I’m definitely a firecracker. I do not just sit around looking pretty and not voice my opinion when I’m adamant about something. I’m a lady first and foremost, but I will pop off at u if u test my gangsta. If u don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.

4) People who don’t know me have the perception that I’m running around with fake T&A. I’m blessed and owe my parents for my good genes and DNA. I’m 100% all natural. I don’t knock cosmetic enhancements, just make sure u get a good surgeon and a good job. I might need a reduction and lift after I have kids. Lmao!

5) People think if I’m seen with a person that has a bad reputation or is always gossiped about, that I’m the same way. I can only do me. I can’t speak on other people and their lifestyles. What floats their boat doesn’t necessarily float mine. I’m not the judge nor the juror to convict anyone of their crimes and pass judgment on them. I deal with people on their merit with me. If the respect and loyalty is given to me, then I reciprocate it back. As long as their lives don’t interfere with mine and cause me drama or complications, then we’re good money.—Shakur

  • HNIC

    I’m unsure of your career as a rapper, considering that I have yet to hear any of your work. However, based on #4 alone, you have my vote!

    • HNIC

      In keeping with tradition, PIERZY!!!

      • http://Pierzy11@gmail.com Pierzy

        Good looks, HNIC.

        I have no opinion on this post. I’m out.

  • Silly Willy

    OK !!!!!!

    Now that we got your PSA out the way, how about an interesting topic. Not that there’s anything wrong with this one, but since we don’t know you that much, tell us what you think about stuff. I understand why you felt the need to say all this. Just don’t tell me what is your favorite color in the nex post and we’re good money!

    You know, just read the comments and take a cue from them…..

  • yoprince

    i also have “my swag turned all the way up” AND i “call the spade of spades”

    we have so much in common… wanna go out some time?

  • vhingrhamesonyo’momma

    ma we gon need deeper subject matter from you to cut it around these parts.as you can tell from ya’ first post when the sharks smell blood the kill is on.we get it, ya’ “nada ho”..okay now give us some insight on things hip-hop,political,religious, ridicolous,whateva.

    • Silly Willy

      Vhing ain’t lie…..

    • Mpho

      Vhin she make it sound like she “nada ho”, but then which ho admits that “she a ho”.. they tryna pass that i ain’t a ho shit..

  • David HussleSoft

    I would rather hear more about what your album is going to sound like. Perhaps talk about some of the producers or the concept behind your album.

    Or talk about what hip-hop artist are your favorite and what inspires you.

    I want to get a idea of what your working with musically.

    David HussleSoft cuz I stay on Ye watch

  • Curtis75Black

    I co-sign Vhing to the fullest !! This wasn’t necessary at all. You bringing your A game is what we to see. I’m not trying to date you so knowing all you said is irrelevant. Time to drop some insight to the readers.

  • 3030

    “I’m seen around with a lot of industry dudes, because it’s my work environment, but people always assume its more than what it is.”

    because it typically is. you think whatever butthurt gave you this spot was thinking of your talent when he let you run loose? granted you (probably) have talent, but let’s not lose our minds here.

    ditch the “i’m a rapper first and model second” shit. you’re both. given that i saw you model before you rap and i’d assume everyone else on this site is more familiar with your modeling than your rapping, that makes you a model. jean grae, mc lyte, queen latifah. those are rappers, and i don’t remember wondering or caring if they’d ever modeled. just like i don’t wonder or care if you rap.

    “i’m a fashionista..blah blah blah, i’ll pop off at you if you test my gangsta.”
    gee. i better not test it then. being hot and entitled is enough. don’t add delusional to that list. be a girly girl, or whatever, stop patronising us with bullshit cliches about how you’re a pretty girl that can stand up for herself.

    #4 is respectable, #5 is irrelevant.

    you know what i’d consider a breath of fresh air? some actual content. i don’t know you, and i don’t really care to. you’re paid to voice your opinions, not get on an oversized soap box.

    bring back skyzoo.

  • El Tico Loco

    Your blog is gonna get a lot of hits, because whatever you say we just thinkin “i’d hit it”. Now post a track, drop a topic, give us a reason to look at your mind, let em’ know where your eyes are (well balance it out). Sure u understand I’m just callin a spade a spade ;) Don’t tell us show us.

  • Mutada al sader the king

    “Slap”.. Bitch didn’t I tell you to shut the fuck up and release the nude pics and sex tapes”?

    “Slap”.. “I dun told you about sassing me and talking back”.

    “Slap”… Don’t make me tell you again, release the sex tape now !!

    “Slap”… “Bitch, Muslim man beats his wife in front of daughter on Worldstar, aint got shit on me” !!

    Now post one of your songs… LOL

  • latino heat

    i wouldn’t hold my breath waiting for this girl’s album. remember Gloria Velez was supposed to drop a album years ago? she even put out some horrible freestyles and signed to Lil Flip’s label. lmfao!
    my point being Gloria was way more major in the game than this girl and never dropped. so i don’t see it happening for this chick. sorry ma.

  • LOL

    “I’m not your typical girly girl ”

    EVERY GIRL SAYS THAT

  • OG Matt Herbz

    Damn, girl, you just don’t get it, do you?

    Just go home.

    Seriously, it was funny yesterday, but now I just pity you. And you know what that pity will get you? A stiff dick, red ass cheeks, and a long, sore-assed cab ride back home.

    Let me tell you something: All these industry dudes that are gassing you about your raps are more interested in you giving their dick a spit-n-shine than hearing you spit’n rhymes.

    Believe that.

    I’ve never heard you rhyme in my life and I can tell you suck at it. You hit the mark with #4: you got a big ass that I’d like eat out, and some big titties that I’d stick my hand in your blouse for, and a pretty face that I’d like to cum on. Other than that, you’re fooling yourself if you think you got anything to offer.

    It’s sad to hear that you gave up a promising education to pursue this. I’m all for following your dreams and shit, but you ain’t built for a rap career. And unless you don’t mind fuckboys like Drake exploiting the shit out of you in videos, you don’t have much of an acting career, either. “But Draaake, you said I was number one!” –You’re already a joke.

    For real, girl. Stop gassing yourself–even women with talent don’t get far in this lifestyle, you’re better off giving brain–er, blowing surgeons–uhh, you know what I mean.

    “She mad purty. Shorty–they call her the brain surgeon.”

    I’m just calling a spade a spade. (Correct)

    –OG Matt Herbz–

    • David HussleSoft

      You a cold muthafucka!

      • http://myspace.com/devitan Devi Gargon

        Yes, but actually he’s being hip hop…Totally and Blatantly Un-Apologetic to his point of view….We need more rappers like that.

        As far as the blog, ok we know you and your ideals of yourself…..tick tock, tick tock!

        I dont watch videos anymore because at this point there a waste of a recording budget, so my first connection is right here!!! Maximize the Opportunity!!!

    • KFrizzle

      …and the defense rests.

      Well played.

  • Diamond District

    Why can’t niggas just let somebody write and leave it at that… if you don’t like what the chick wrote, fine, but don’t nobody wanna hear consistant hate. I don’t blame her for stating what she said, when she knows how niggas gonna come at her. Now, i think she’s bad just like the next man, but a girl can have a mind you know. She’s right, we don’t know her, and the reason why WE ALL went to read her blog is to get some insight into her…. Niggas be laming all they way out on this geekbox, stop it….

    • $ykotic/Don McCaine

      Fam did you see last week’s guest, Skyzoo?

      Dude came to the table with thoughts, history, and goals.

      It seems like girlfriend has never done this. And if she really wants this career she’s chosen, thick skin is a requirement, because dudes smell blood.

      It’s up to her.

      • http://www.sylermusic.com Syler

        Yo $yk, get at me, I wanna let you in on the details for the listening session in NYC. Anybody else from the XXL family in the NYC area on September 25th, feel free to reach out, you are more than welcomed to check it out.

  • Mutada/Mullah Atari

    Herbz went in on the video hoe. lol

  • sum1knw

    I respect ya mental n cant wait 2 hear some of ya work.

  • Around and Around

    Someone count the “I’s” in this drop….

    dam, nothing more interesting then a girl talking about herself on and on and on…hook this broad up with Kanye

  • hjonaj

    the wave of the future of blogging…………………….
    http://www.videowhorebloger.com

  • http://www.twitter.com/socialite149 Victoria Page

    “I get along with men better than women, and have more male friends, and people misconstrue a platonic friendship as something more.”

    I am a female, and game recognize game…that girlfriend is the OLDEST line in the book. If you getting some superstar peen….sometimes it is what it is. Just “calling a spade a spade”

  • capcobra

    speechless.

  • KFrizzle

    Is this an E-harmony.com ad or some shit? This bitch clearly didn’t read the comments from her post yesterday. I’ll sum it up in 1 letter: L!!!!

  • mister whitehouse

    WHY WOULD YOU TRY TO GET A RAP CAREER OFF THE GROUND USING THE NAME “SHAKUR?” TRY GOOGLING SHAKUR, YOU KNOW WHAT COMES UP? 2PAC! YOU WILL NEVER BE BIGGER THAN 2PAC, PICK ANOTHER NAME!!!!

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

    *throws in the towel*

    *picks it back up*

    *shakes head, throws towel back in & walks away*

  • Pana

    See?volley ball. That is all. Smh…..

  • Che

    Shakur, no offence but people are just getting to know you and you’re coming across as a little defensive. This is just a bit of constructive critcism because i’m sure you’re very talented, and ur clearly intelligent.

    You just need to relax and have some fun with these blogs. don’t take yourself too seriously, let people see the fun side of you.

    Good luck with everything, ur beautiful and intelligent, I’m sure you’ll figure it all out.

    by the way, I gotta ask u cz i’ve got middle eastern blood in me too, do u smoke sheesha?? lol, see ya.

  • Che

    Hey, by the way, I don’t know why everyone’s got such an attitude about you rapping, I imagine you have a kinda lily allen vibe going on rather than a lil kim thing going on? I hope so anyway, i think that would really work for you. if u need any more advice come smoke sheesha with me in london! haha

  • fredMS

    who is this cunt

  • http://www.earhustling.blogspot.com joe castro

    i’m sorry, i usually don’t comment… but this dizzy broad said:

    ‘i call the spade of spades’

    the correct phrase is ‘i call a spade a spade’ (as everyone else realized when they read it)

    this means that A. she’s only heard the phrase a few times before (spoken by someone with effed english skills), and B. she doesn’t get what this phrase means at all in the first place (and she claims to have had a full scholarship to where?).

    i’m real disgusted at XXL right now.

    clearly she’s only the guest blogger because someone’s palms got greased (one way, or the other way).

    XXL needs to apologize to its readers ASAP; this is clearly an assault on our intelligence… little b.s. publicity stunts and selling out your reader base is nothing new; but you would think publications would’ve learned from the Source.

  • http://youtube.com/federalranga Federal Ranga

    0-2, baby girl… I get it, but I didnt need this one…

    New vlog up, niggaz. youtube.com/federalranga

    COMMISSION!!!

  • http://www.justice.gov.za GO-Getta’

    Heard it all b4 it’s obvious what these industry homos keepin’ u 4.

    Stop with that bullshit commandments,Notorious killed that shit & what’s with the name Shakur?
    GTFO!!

  • P. Harris

    Dayum!!!! They are eating your azz up in this blog…

    LMFAO…

    Your blog is way too defensive ma… that’s why cats are killing you… I don’t know you, but I know women enough to say that you’re coming off wrong. This is a “denial” and an “I’m not” blog. Who cares WTF people think is going on with you? Just blog…

  • trp (abdulnasir)

    matt herbs said it all. Pierzy… u have every right to give up! lol