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Sounds of Blackness

When Mary J Blige dropped the commercial for “Chrispy Chicken, lettuce, three cheeses” (the song is catchy as hell) most laughed and thought the commercial wasn’t up to the standard for a star like Mary but racist, no. Unfortunately the black elite don’t think the commerical is funny and tried to make a little more seriously than it was supposed to be. Black people eat chicken, White people eat chicken,Indian people eat chicken, Asian people eat chicken.  If you go to a restaurant no matter the ethnicity you can get chicken made to your liking. For the ones that are upset about the “message” it sends I encourage you to find a more meaningful way to channel your outrage. Black on Black violence, underfunded schools, teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and the disrespect for Black life should keep you busy instead of Mary J’s Chrispy Chicken commercial . What say you am I overlooking the “bigger” picture or should they just have a V8. Let me know in comments or @mediamyxx @akireshenri

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Mary J Releases Statement on “Chickengate”

Mary J Blige had black twitter on high alert after her hilarious Burger King commercial was released. From the lyrics to the song to Steve Stout saying that was #nottanning I have had a few good chuckles at her expense. Mary J went to TMZ.com to release a statement about her intentions with the fast food chain. Read the statement below and tell us your thoughts in comments or @akireshenri @mediamyx

“I agreed to be a part of a fun and creative campaign that was supposed to feature a dream sequence. Unfortunately, that’s not what was happening in that clip.”

“I understand my fans being upset by what they saw. But, if you’re a Mary fan, you have to know I would never allow an unfinished spot like the one you saw go out.”

Burger King confirms the ad was released prematurely “before all of the licensing and final approvals were obtained.” The fast food giant also says, “We would like to apologize to Mary J. and all of her fans for airing an ad that was not final.”

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BK Has it Their Way

Despite your Hateration and Holleration about Mary J Blige commercial with Burger King the company says it plans to run the ads after it takes care of the music license issue. Burger King unveiled an all-star line up that includes Jay Leno, Sofia Vergaro and Steven Tyler the commercials are going to take an over the top approach to selling their products. Read more about the marketing plan Burger King has here:http://adage.com/article/news/burger-king-resurrect-yanked-blige-ad/233905/ and tell us what you think of the ad in comments or @mediamyxx @akireshenri

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Chicken Get Your Chicken Here!!!

Mary J Bilge the Queen of Hip Hop soul has a puzzling new endorsement deal that has many scratching their heads. I am not sure if Kendu still manages her but if he is this was on some I hate you so much right now stuff. Anyway I have the video below let me know what say you on Mary’s new gig in comments or @mediamyxx @akireshenri

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The NBA Can’t Get Enough of J Cole

 

J Cole is winning, coming off his Best New Artist Grammy nod he continues to rack up performance time as he is now booked to perform during NBA  all-star weekend. Jermaine will join Nicki Minaj, Mary J Blige and Common during the NBA’s big weekend. Jermaine is scheduled to perform during the Slam Dunk competition. Congrats Jermaine he has racked up performances on MTV’s New Year show, Jimmy Kimmel and now the NBA all-star weekend. Go to J. Cole’s website Jcolemusic.com to look at other performance dates.  (photo courtesy of Roc Nation)

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Hip Hop Hooray

As a girl raised in the hip hop era I was overjoyed to find out style maven June Ambrose was getting her own show. June is responsible for the Shiny Suits Puff wore and the Mary J that was so hood and so fly. She is responsible to emancipating Mimi’s breast from a shirt and turning Jay-z into a grown man burning his jeans and jersey for a more refined grown up look. June is the official stylist of the US version of the X factor and that is great considering she got her start working at MCA Records. June’s show Styled by June, premieres in March on VH1 and the maven finally is getting her just due in the world of fashion. Read this amazing write-up on June here:http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/fashion/june-ambrose-shoots-tyled-june-vh1-series-featuring-celebrity-fashion-makeovers-article-1.1014253 and tell us will you be watching June’s show hit us here in comments or @mediamyxx @akireshenri

(photo courtesy of NY Daily News)

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