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Your Black Hip-Hop: Jasiri X Weekly Newscast — Hip-Hop Style!

December 27, 2008 1 comment

Hip-Hop Emcee/Newscaster, Jasiri X returns with his weekly Hip-Hop newscasts. For this week, current events include the ongoing Iraq-shoe fiasco, Bernard Madoff’s $50 billion Ponzi Scheme, the Obama-Rev. Warren controversy, Soulja Boy ‘apologizing’ to his fans, the mysterious death of Billey Joe Johnson and more:


Your Black Life: Akon To Leave U.S. If McCain Wins

November 3, 2008 Leave a comment

mtvtrlpresentshilarieburtonakoncolby17cda7imir5lAkon, the Grammy-winning, multi-platinum-selling R&B star, has said that he will renounce his US citizenship and leave the country if John McCain wins next week’s presidential election.


“If he [Obama] doesn’t get into office, I’m gonna change my citizenship,” he said. “I’m moving back to Africa. You can hold me to that. I’m afraid to live there if he [McCain] is President. The decisions he makes scare me: he’s making selfish decisions, he’s doing whatever it takes to get into office.”

Akon cited the selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as McCain’s running-mate as one of the decisions that gave him concern. “I don’t think he’s going to last eight years,” he said, referring to McCain, “so she’s definitely going to be president. Oh my goodness – that’s scarier. And who would be her running mate? Joe the Plumber?

“I’m very afraid,” he continued. “If the people don’t see [that life in America will deteriorate under McCain], then that’s a dangerous place to be for the next four years. I can’t even envision how bad it’s gonna be […]

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