Full Circle – Kaboom, Guess Who Stepped in the Room

To be honest, this should have happened back in 2007.

Before the relocation to New York, before the website started, before everything, I was just a snot-nosed commenter around these here parts. A couple mentions from former scribe here Tara Henley, and before I knew it I was virtually a signature away from terrorizing this segment of the Internets.

Ultimately things didn’t turn out the way they planned, and I ended up under the boot of a rival website before starting this little thing with my homeboy Shake known as 2DopeBoyz in 2007. The rest is history.

To be honest, I’m not sure if I can even keep up the pace as my now-current coworker of sorts Mr. Crawford, much less still spew the same venom I did back during my “Slap-Boxing With Jesus” days. Back then, a quasi-retarded White guy was running the country, and I was living in California as a professional coffee maker. Nowadays, a Halfrican runs the country, and I live in New York as a vagabond.

Guess some things still haven’t changed.

Regardless, I’m very excited to be here, and I’m eager to see the type of negative responses I receive during my duration here. That, at the very least, reassures me (and more importantly, the people who are paying me to do this) know that I’m doing something right. It may have taken a couple years, and this section is admittedly far past its prime, but now I get to see my words placed on the very same site the had such luminaries as Maurice Garland, Sickamore, DJ Drama, Elliott Wilson, Shakur, Chamillionaire, OJ Da Juiceman, Drumma Boy, Nipsey Hu$$le, Termanology, my former compatriot over at DX Charlamagne, that guy behind “Fashion Forward” and more. Excelsior!

See, if there’s anything to be learned, it’s that eventually all things will come full circle. I started off as a c-boy, now I run my own block. Now let’s see how much shit I can get away with, similar to the Catholic church and their penchant for cherry popping altar boys, before I get fired from the house of Harris faster than you can say “Ha!”

Wish me luck.

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  • http://www.hiphopisread.com/ Ivan

    Congrats on the new gig. Best of luck.

  • Rob Markman

    Yo Meka- YOU FUCKIN’ SUCK! Figured I’d be the first.

  • El Tico Loco

    Now we gonna get Matt Herbz vs Dre Guevara fights on here too?

  • http://joshuatureaud.wordpress.com/ NOLAIS504(uptown)

    wtvr

  • http://www.2dopeboyz.com/ KNOWxONE

    Nice! Bookmarked. I want a damn raise now.

  • Meka

    >Now we gonna get Matt Herbz vs Dre Guevara fights on here too? >

    probably not, but just a bunch of dickheads over at the main hustle coming over. have fun with THAT type of fuckery.

  • TOKS

    Do you my nigga. 2dopeboyz my Favorite site to get my Music updated and yall always post some good shit Unlike other sites.

  • http://www.slipnslideworld.com Sean W

    I appreciate you answering not 1 of my emails.

  • http://rockthedub.com khal

    internets.

  • ReyTheHussein

    Congrats, Meka. Give ‘em hell.

  • KSEE

    Yo Meka…Good luck fam! Mek and Shake runnin shit!

  • http://www.facebook.com/thisismag MaG

    congrats my dude

  • http://Pierzy11@gmail.com Pierzy

    Welcome, Meka.

    I know this will be more than just ‘Civilized Talk.’

  • Meka

    > I appreciate you answering not 1 of my emails. >

    that could be because your music sucked, your question was stupid, or both.

    • http://www.slipnslideworld.com Sean W

      Actually Meka, my music didnt suck and I didnt ask you a question. I know that you are probably very busy, as many of us in this industry are but you post quite a bunch of material from Slip-N-Slide Records (Rick Ross, Trina, Plies, Jagged Edge) which is the company I work for, and Im not sure if you have a relationship with anyone here but I do know that I tried reaching out to you a few times bc I respect your grind and I respect how you have built up your site in a matter of a couple of years and am still a huge fan of 2dopeboyz. A reply telling me that the music wasnt really for your audience or whatever the reason might have been wasnt required, but it would have been nice reading that in an email and not in a comment box on xxlmag.com. Its all good though, at least you replied this time lol… Hopefully, the next time I shoot something to you I could get a reply just letting me know the deal. Talk soon.

      Sean W.

  • http://www.2dopeboyz.com Mekcudi

    Dear Meka,
    youse a wannabe hater and you suck at blogging! gargle mayonaisse U mofo! i’m out!
    …….
    …….
    *sigh*
    alright, i’m done hating lol :) peace Meka! congrats again!
    sincerly your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper,
    Mekcudi
    P.S. BK STAND UP!!!
    2dopeboyz>>>

  • eri

    Nice shit Mek. I was introduced to you from the HHDX days of slap boxing with jesus, (HHDX sucks now IMO) and have since been on 2DBZ religiously many times a day.

    How often are you going to be writing on this site though so I can check it out once it drops?

  • MithritadesHD

    I’m coming thru to see what all the hype is about Meka,U better represent 2Dope or it’s ur ass,NO Nikki worshiping over here LOL

  • The Coon

    Congrats on the new movement. You bastard.

  • http://www.twitter.com/ayvee23 AyVee

    This is a good look Meka! keep doin ya thing fam

  • http://silenttreatment.tumblr.com HD

    Congrats!

    Looking forward to reading your future columns!

  • http://boomboxnkicks.com 78 Supreme

    showin’ my support to ur new adventure & like 2dopeboyz website; this shit here is also going to be gold for u. (one fam)

  • henecore

    Dear Meka,

    Fuck Yo Couch.

    Sincerely,

    Teh Internets

    jp, congrats!

  • http://2dopeboyzovereverything.com RaTheMC

    You could have at least edited it before the post.

    2dopeboyz.com > Jesus.

    –> Knock it out the park and bring that shit HOME mothafucka.

  • Blah Blah

    Was there a point to this post that I missed? You just did a blog stating that you are going to start a blog… And not to nitpick but if you’re going to be paid for doing what any other sarcastic nerd with an oversized ego can do (no shots, I am one too) you should at least pretend that you’re taking it half serious and clean up your typos/grammatical errors.

    That being said, I enjoy your website and look forward to seeing what you have to say

  • Belize

    Big up rasta

  • http://www.reverbnation.com/Lyriciss Lyriciss

    My vote..less Nicki Minaj, more Lil’ B and Hell Rell, with the video for Thugnificent & will.i.am’s “Dick Riding Obama” video at the end of each post.

    -drops note in suggestion box and puts on “I VOTED” sticker-

    Peace & Hip-Hop
    Lyriciss

  • http://www.twitter.com/r_too rAND

    Make sure that your next move is your best move….

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  • ESEUNO

    Rock on…

  • http://twitter.com/jerzhiphophead jerzhiphophead

    ooooh shit congrats dude! you’re off to a great start.lol

  • http://trackhustle.com Indy

    Good luck! 2Dopeboyz is one of my favorite sites and you will be a great addition to the XXL team.

  • FuckYoMomma

    Hey Meka, you’re a bitch made fool! Your ego is bigger than Kanye’s girl’s ass, and you consistently show you don’t know what the fuck you’re talking about. Go back to sucking your sped-up-soul-sample-sounding-lip-ring-rocking-white boyfriends dick, you fucking faggot.

    Oh, and whoever paid you to make a blog post about starting blogging should be curb stomped.

  • bitchslap

    Fucking respond to an email i send your ass. We both know you’re not that busy.

    By the way stop sleeping on Chiddy Band, their Kids and Stylo remixes are dope as fuck.

    • bitchslap

      shit, Chiddy Bang… asshole

  • http://www.djtrackstar.com Trackstar the DJ

    congrats good sir

  • The Decatur Dictator

    Ha!

  • http://xxl All Dae

    Welcome Meka I read yr post back on hip hop dx. get it in fo’

  • http://www.thegameneedsjames.com J.A.M.E.S.

    “Mek is the illest dude with a pen second to James Watts.” – James Watts

  • http://www.thegameneedsjames.com J.A.M.E.S.

    “Meka is the illest man with a pen next to James Watts.” – James Watts