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31
May

Calliste Is A Little Monster | Jerrycallistejr.com

#littlemonsters #ladygaga #musicbiz #teamfollowback #calliste According to Calliste 2012, ” This is the official URL to the cool new Calliste page on phenom Lady Gaga’s new social network LittleMonsters.com. Join Calliste there if you can.”  Connect > http://bit.ly/MaURkC

17
May

Activision and Electronic Arts Settle Lawsuit | Reuters

#gaming #ea #activision #legal #law According to Dan Levine 2012, “Activision Blizzard Inc and arch rival video game company Electronic Arts Inc have settled a lawsuit in which Activision accused two former executives of breaking their employment agreements to develop games for EA.” Read more > http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/17/us-activision-ea-settlement-idUSBRE84F1K220120517

17
May

Topless Ukraine Activist Grabs Euro Soccer Cup | Reuters

#activist #ukraine #eurocup #futbol #soccer #reuters According to Richard Balmforth 2012, “A Ukrainian women’s rights activist stripped to the waist and seized the Euro-2012 soccer trophy while it was on public display in Kiev on Saturday in a protest against the forthcoming month-long championship.” Read more > http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/14/us-ukraine-topless-idUSBRE84C08U20120514

17
May

Paris Exotic Dancers Strike, say Wages “Miserable” | Reuters

#paris #france #gogo #dancers #business According to Sybille de La Hamaide 2012, “Topless dancers at the renowned Crazy Horse night club in Paris have gone on strike, saying they are not being paid enough to take the shirts off their backs.” Read More > http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/16/us-france-crazyhorse-idUSBRE84F0W620120516

26
Apr

The Hashimite Kingdom A Conversation with Jerry Calliste Jr. aka Hashim | Bidoun Magazine

The Hashimite Kingdom “A Conversation with Jerry Calliste Jr. aka Hashim” | Bidoun Magazine The Hashimite Kingdom: A Conversation with Jerry Calliste Jr a.k.a. Hashim | Dave Tompkins | Bidoun (PDF) circa Spring 2011.

In the interview Hashim mentions: Madonna Ciccone, Paula Ciccone (one of Madonna’s sisters), DJ Whiz KID (RIP), Afrika Bambaataa, Charlie Chase, Whippa Whip, Cold Crush Brothers, DJ Theodore, Rick Rubin, Adam Horowitz…Jonzun Crew, Kool Herc, Soul Sonic Force, Mark Vincent (aka Vin Diesel), Nitro Deluxe, 2 In A Room, Aldo and Amado Marin, Fordham Prep, John F. Kennedy, H.S., Cutting Records, Tommy Boy, Monica Lynch, Islam, Catholicism, Countee Cullen, Nikki Giovanni, Dr Martin Luther King Jr., Plato and many other people from back in the day in this 3 page interview.

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13
Mar

Warning! 7 Lies All Women Tell Men | MadeMan.com

fingers-crossed-behind-back-woman-300x169#women #men #lies #relationships #socializing According to Emma Sarran 2012, “Let me start by being completely, um, honest. Every once in a while, we ladies have been known to play a little fast and loose with the truth around you guys. Believe me, we do it with the purest of intentions (really!). And rather than try to change us, your best bet—for keeping your woman happy and your sanity intact—is to simply recognize what’s going on and be smooth about it. With that in mind, here are seven lies we commonly tell men, and how to handle them. Just trust me on this stuff, OK?” Read more > http://www.mademan.com/warning-7-lies-all-women-tell-men/?utm_campaign=OB-beer-cocktails&utm_source=outbrain&utm_term=Warning-7-Lies-All-Women-Tell-Men&utm_medium=CPC&brkref=ob-traffic

1
Feb

Calliste Jr.’s classic Electro Hip Hop song Al-Naafiysh (The Soul) Surpasses 1 million YouTube Native Instrument Views

native_instruments_logoColumbus, Ohio – Jerry Calliste Jr. the co-producer and solo writer of the seminal Electro Hip Hop classic “Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)” (circa 1983) officially surpassed 1 million YouTube hits, 1,004,957, in 10 to 11 months in the German Native Instruments DJ QBert Breakfast of Champions, Traktor Scratch Pro 2 commercial. See commercial http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxgKCmGVnG0.

Last week Calliste Jr. and DJ Qbert talked via mobile and agreed to collaborate on two new tracks written and produced by Calliste Jr. “That’s my favorite electro hip hop track of all time” said QBert to Calliste Jr. during their conversation.

In the DJ QBert Breakfast of Champions Native Instruments Traktor Scratch Pro 2 commercial. Three DMC World Champion DJ’s DJ QBert, DJ Rafik and DJ Shiftee triple team Calliste Jr.’s Classic electro Hip Hop song demonstrating how easy it is to manipulate a song, live in a mix.

The song “Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)” was licensed to Native Instruments back in January 2011 by Cutting Records Music (ASCAP) and first appeared on YouTube March 7, 2011.

In 1981 Calliste Jr., 16, taught himself how to play synthesizer and keyboard and wrote and co-produced the now seminal Electro Hip Hop classic “AL-Naafiysh (The Soul)” that sold an estimated 2.5 million copies worldwide.

Calliste Jr.’s music is still played by the worlds top DJ’s in U.K., U.S.A., France, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain (Ibiza), and Japan to name a few. He is a songwriter and music publisher member at ASCAP, since 1983 and 1985 respectively. His music most notably “Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)” appears on: 100+ music comps with artists Missy Elliott, Daft Punk, David Guetta, Gwen Steffani, David Bowie, Herbie Hancock, Timbaland, Beastie Boys, Run DMC, Common, Pharrell, Jay-Z, Eminem, 50 Cent and others.

In addition to the Native Instruments, “Traktor Scratch Pro 2” (2011) deal, Calliste Jr.’s music appears on video games: ActiVisionBlizzard’s “DJ Hero: Renegade Edition” (2009), S.C.E.A.’s “NBA Shootout 2004” (2004), Rockstar Games “G.T.A.: Vice City” (2003), the TV commercial and Sony/Epic soundtrack.
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25
Jan

Video: Where Did Wolf Blitzer Get That Name? | CNN.com

#wolfblitzer #cnn #thedougie #nelsonmandela #andersoncooper #ellen According to CNN.com 2011, “Did CNN’s Wolf Blitzer make up his name for TV? How does he grow such a great beard? He answers your iReport questions.”

25
Jan

Nude Iranian Movie Star Ignites Firestorm | This Just In | CNN.com

#movie #showbiz #iran #GolshiftehFarahani #celebrity According to Ashely Fantz and Mitra Mobasherat 2012, “A photo and video of a famous Iranian actress baring her breasts have gone viral this week, igniting a fiery debate among Iranians.

Golshifteh Farahani appears topless, cupping her breasts, in a photo in the French magazine Madame Le Figaro. Also, a video apparently made by a French film academy, features the actress looking directly into a camera as she disrobes. She stands with her breasts uncovered. Soon after the images hit the Web, reaction was swift inside Iran, where Farahani gained fame in state-sponsored movies that forbid the mere touching of hands.” Read More > http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/20/nude-iranian-movie-star-ignites-firestorm/?iref=obnetwork

25
Jan

Chickipedia Top 100 Gallery | MadeMen.com

Chicki_place_holder1#hotties #babes #wtfs #models #mademen #chickipedia According to MadeMen.com 2011, “How hot is it? Megan Fox is only no. 6.

But that’s what happens when you’ve got the world’s biggest database of gorgeous women, currently 12,740 ladies strong, and you run the numbers on the most popular Chickipedia chicks of 2010. (Painstaking research, we assure you.) You voted with your clicks—a whopping 10,954,369 times, thanks! Now’s your chance to check out lovely pics and spicy quotes, click on names to see profiles, and try to guess the five babes who beat out Miss Fox. Couple hints: only one was born in the US of A, and we just interviewed another, who skyrocketed to No. 2 after not even being on the list last year.

Alright, we’ll shut up now. Enjoy The Chickipedia Hot 100.” Originally posted 05/2011 Visit gallery > http://www.mademan.com/chickipedia-hot-100-gallery/1/