Pulse Report: Kanye West "Speaks" From Behind Bars, 50 Cent - " I Say A Lot OF Things I Don't Mean," Shawty Lo Calls T.I. Beef A "Misunderstanding," Juelz Wishes Cam'ron Good Luck
Friday, Sep 12, 2008 12:00AM
In this week's Pulse Report the streets are buzzing about, Kanye West wildin' out on the paparazzi, 50 Cent admitting he's not a man of his word, Juelz Santana wishing Cam'ron luck with his solo career, Shawty Lo squashing beef with T.I. and Yung Berg reappearing sans the bling.
[Editor Note: The views of this column do not necessarily reflect those of SOHH.com]
1.Wild Wild West. Still worried Homeland Security is not doing enough to keep you safe? Well, rapper Kanye West tested America's post 9-11 airport security on the 7th anniversary of 9-11, and the outcome was eye popping. Yeezy got himself arrested for roughing up paparazzi at LAX. Of course TMZ was johnny on the spot and caught a blow for blow account. [Watch Here]
The Chicago rapper and his boy Don C were booked on vandalism charges and as expected both made bail and are back on the streets living the good life.
Not to be out done by TMZ, your boy Archie was able to get an exclusive jailhouse interview with Kanye. That's right Ye used his one phone call to clear the matter up right here at Pulse Report.
Archie: Ye what happened man? You really lost your cool out there.
Kanye: Man, it's so hard not to act reckless. We rappers are role models we rap we don't think.
Archie: As I recall I know you love to showoff, but this was a bit over the top. No?
Kanye: The prettiest people do the ugliest things.
Archie: How will you settle this matter? Will you issue an apology?
Kanye: I hate these n*gga's more than the Nazis.
Archie: Does that mean you're going to continue to fight the paparazzi?
Kanye: Get arrested, guess until, they get the message.
Archie: How are they treating you in jail?
Kanye: I say f*ck the police, that's how I treat em.
Archie: Alright Kanye, appreciate your time. Keep your love lockdown in there bruh.
2. Late Night Confession. Appearing on the Conan O'Brien show, 50 Cent made his first real public appearance since the infamous "flop heard around the world" a.k.a Terminate On Sight (T.O.S). Fif is hitting the late night talk circuit as Curtis Jackson to promote his upcoming movie Righteous Kill. Curtis let Conan know how excited he was to be sharing the screen with legends Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro, in the crime drama.
The Queens-bred rapper also let Conan in on a little secret. When discussing why he didn't retire after losing his now famous sales battle with Kanye West - as he told SOHH.com in an exclusive interview - 50 told Conan "I say a lot of things and I don't mean it." [Watch here]
Not only is Curtis a welcher, but you can't even take him at his word anymore. Why am I not surprised? This is the same guy that recorded a phone conversation with a dude and shared it with the world.
3. Do Ya Thing. Many people (a lot of you who read this column) think Cam'ron is going to struggle to find success without his Dipset homies Julez and Jim Jones behind him. However, Julez is weighing in on the debate and he wishes Cam nothing but the best in his comeback attempt. The Harlem rapper recently told SOHH how he felt about the break-up and Cam's future.
"I wish we could have made it work because it would have made it that much better. I was a real humble dude when people thought I was getting too big for my britches I never was. I always let it be known, being a firm soldier on a team. It didn't work out that way so they forced me to be a boss. I was always a boss in my own way, but as far as Diplomats everybody knew who the boss of that was, it was Cam. Everybody played their position. He had a lot of good people around him. Much love to Cam, I wish him all the best."
Translation: Cam was hating on me so I left. I wish him the best with what's left of his bullsh*t career.
I know many of you sent emails saying Cam'ron couldn't make it on his own, and I was inclined to give him the benefit of the doubt. That was until I heard his latest single "Bottom Of The P*ssy Hole" [Listen here]
When SOHH asked Juelz how he felt about the song he had this to say:
"I ain't even hear a record. I've been so focused on my music and my team so I ain't really focused on that.
Translation: That sh*t is trash. The title is ri-dick-ulous.
4. Oops, My Bad. We can call a truce to yet another rap beef. Shawty Lo is telling folks that things are cool between him and nemesis T.I. In an interview with The Hip-Hop Chronicles, Shawty said the whole thing was a "misunderstanding."[Listen here]
"The beef is dead. We talked and ain't nothing but a good understanding. So ya'll just stay tuned to see what's next. Its not serious at all. We just ha a misunderstanding or whatever. The beef done got old. People want to hear good music. Bankhead is a movement. We finin' to put all that old stuff behind us and move forward."
Great move Shawty Lo. It's clear that you've been paying attention to the time, so you know your 15 minutes is almost up. The best thing for you to do was get back in line. Back in the king's good graces. I wonder if T.I. unleashed Alfamega on Shawty? Did Alfa threaten to eat his first-born or something? That's one scary dude that Alfa.
5. Missing Link. It appears that Yung Berg has resurfaced since his now infamous run in with Detroit's most wanted. The diminutive rapper performed in Minneapolis in front a throng of screaming ladies of all colored butts. In the video its quite clear that Berg has learned his lesson since Detroit. Jewelery is glaringly missing from around his neck and he's got a safety barrier between the stage and fans. However that didn't stop the adoring females from trying to snatch his other precious jewels.[Watch here]
I guess if I had my chain yanked and ass beat I'd put up a little safety fence between the fans and myself. Sh*t, at least something to buy me a 30 second head start to the back door. But in Yung Berg's case, I figure he'd feel safe in a room full of women. Unless he's afraid of some psycho "dark butt" out to settle the score.
That's all from me folks. Hit me up at [email protected] I want to know ya'll thoughts on Kanye going ape sh*t.
[Editor's Note: The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of SOHH]