RLTLK 5 – Ambitionz Az A Writer

Teddie, Ron, Krystal, and Iren discuss the J Dilla’s life and profound effect, the upcoming Illmatic 20th anniversary release, Iren’s ambitionz, Krystal’s uncanny resemblance to Diana Ross, everybody’s Valentine’s Day plans, and Aaliyah’s enduring relevance.

J Dilla – birthday was 2/7 died on 2/10, Donuts mix, his impact, importance, style, influence.
Janet Jackson feat. Q-Tip and Joni Mitchell – Got Til It’s Gone (video) references to Dilla’s ghost production here and here.

Pharcyde – “Runnin’” (video)

Tyga feat. Justin Bieber – Wait For A Minute (video)

Google search time!
Tyga and Blac Chyna
Kourtney Kardashian
North West
Blue Ivy Carter
Korean plastic surgery “They turn circles into ovals.”
Korean pageants

Per Complex, the #1 Dilla song: Common – “The Light”

Common’s career sine curve arc.

Erykah Badu stunts careers: M-1, Common, Andre 3000, Jay Electronica

Robin Thicke’s career arc.

Emily Ratajkowski

Nas announcement of Illmatic XX release on 4/15. New remix of “It Ain’t Hard To Tell” (Stink Remix)

Illmatic vs It Was Written

Songs that transformed our musical views
Iren: 2pac – Ambitionz Az A Ridah (video)
Krystal: Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 (video)
Teddie: Smashing Pumpkins – Bullets With Butterfly Wings (video)
Ron: Boogie Down Productions – Love’s Gonna Get’cha (video)

Krystal didn’t know KRS-ONE was in Boogie Down Productions. /ronsigh
Boogie Down Productions – Jack of Spades (video)

Krystal looks like Diana Ross

Diana Ross

Not Krystal but similar

More Google search fun: Diana Ross album covers

Why Diana Ross did not want to record with Marvin Gaye? Ron explains it all.

Man steps up, pays off students’ negative lunch account balances. (article)
Big ups to Kenny Thompson!

Our pathetic Valentine’s Day plans.

Even more Google search fun
Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko
Shaq and Hoopz
Shaq and Shaunie
Yao Ming and his wife

big men with little women –> old men with young women
Woody Allen
R. Kelly’s marriage with Aaliyah
Aaliyah and R. Kelly

more Aaliyah goodness

Biggie is more attractive than Birdman ((pause))

Closing music: Missy Elliott – Hot Boyz

Bonus coverage: Childish Gambino – I’d Die Without You (cover)

Teddie: @tedthevillain
Ron: @juggahnic
Krystal: @krystalnicoleh
Iren: @irenmonkey

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Author: Ron

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