Sunday, March 09, 2008

Rhymefest at HHK

One of the other guys (Not to be confused with "Other guy") will be up with a recap and the announcement of the winner of the Biggie contest shortly. In the interim, some of you may remember Rhymefest fighting his way through "Brooklyn Zoo" at the 2006 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. Last night, the rapper made a surprise appearance last night and told HHK he's spent the last 18 months locked in his spot, 23 hours a day, studying the lyrics to conquer the song. Check it:


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Damn. At least I missed this for a legitimate reason. Still sad I missed it.

6:50 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

Yeah, we missed you, Doni. And Dee. HHK back with a vengeance.

12:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah man, let me not tell you how somebody even tried to give you a shoutout Doni....Rhymefest was dope for real!

12:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yo Doni! You should've used the "I was stuck in the line @ 12am, and they wouldn't let me in" line!!

I still can't believe that there was a line to get in 2 hours after doors opened. . .

HHK is most DEFINITELY back!!

I didn't want the night to end. . . April 4th can't get here fast enough!

9:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh my DAMN. Folks, I really wish I coulda made it out to this. I missed hangin' w/ all u guys.

The shitty weather from Fri night into Sat made my allergies come outta nowhere and smack me around my apt all day. I looked, sounded and felt like a 70-year old 2-pack-a-day smoker. After a nap, I woke up @ 9pm I decided that there was no way I'd be able to shower, change, get on the train and make it in enough time to get a decent spot on the list. Plus my song would prob be gone already. Now cats are talkin' about there was a line outside 'til 12am? Well at least I know to get there dumb early next month.

This clip...I dunno what's funnier: Digs' towel being treated like a redheaded stepchild or both Digs' and Fest's exuberance after yelling "YOU CAN SUCK MY DIIIIIIICK" into the mics.

12:19 PM  
Blogger Kev frum BROOKLYN! said...

Let us not forget there was already a line to get in at 9:30...
HHK is definitely in the Hooooooouuuuuussseeee.

12:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am partial to the part where Rhymefest "sprays Digs with Lysol."

12:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, I had mad fun that night as usual. It was fun bringin it back to Bed Stuy for the B.I.G. tribute with Kick in the Door. Rhymefest was dope too (I'm actually the one who filmed this clip for you guys ;)). See y'all next month!

12:56 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

Yeah, I think I'm starting to have a crush on Rhymefest. Also a highlight: Pancho's "Roc Boys." I KNEW that was the something new he was promising. Mazel tov, it's a celebration bitches!

1:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


*kicks monitor off desk w/ both feet and walks out room*

1:44 PM  
Blogger rdj. also known as daniel. said...

Pancho's back.

HHK is back.

It was a great, great, great night. My favorite moment was K-Dot and Elizabeth (with Mia) rocking Mo $$$ Mo Probs with MATCHING BOOM-BOX BELTS.

Rhymefest was, as I told him to his face, beyond ill. And his Michael Jackson-themed mixtape is awesome.

1:57 PM  
Blogger rdj. also known as daniel. said...

Personally I love "I can't say that but he can." You could write a whole cultural studies grad thesis on that one moment.

Yo, I've been wondering by the way: how does anyone ever know when the beat's going to come in on that tune? It always catches me by surprise.

2:02 PM  
Blogger Russ the Bus said...

DAMN! i missed that kdot and elizabeth duet! oh man, i bet that was bad as hell too.
did they go real soon after me? apologies to anybody that ever goes right after me i will always end up missing that shit i'm outside smoking. might now be my #1 motivation to quit.

2:23 PM  
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2:48 PM  
Blogger rdj. also known as daniel. said...

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3:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Everybody please kindly forget the bars off the song we missed in the middle.



3:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

. . . and while you're at it, forget that K-Dot was dancing? a great deal during his stage time. . .

Much Appreciated ;)

4:39 PM  
Blogger rdj. also known as daniel. said...

On both of those counts, I quote the title of a Lucinda Williams song:

2 Cool 2 B Forgotten.

4:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

it was great to see all of you...was such a fun night

12:14 AM  
Blogger rdj. also known as daniel. said...

Are the Three Amigos too busy glued the Spitzer scandal? Where's our update? Who's the winner? What the kosher dill, yo?

9:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hahahahaha. . . Dusty Bottoms. . .

9:43 AM  

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