Year: 2010

Music

Mike Tompkins is blowing up

This young Canadian dude is blowing up all over YouTube these days.  His gimmick is his acapella covers of famous pop songs.  Not that crazy in and of itself, but he does it very very well.  His videos have a combined total of over 12 million views.  That’s nothing to shake a stick at for […]

Underreported News

Uganda’s Presidential Rap Video

In what has to be an unexpected news article for most weekdays, Canada’s Globe and Mail has run a story about  President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.  The story? Apparently Museveni has released a “wildly popular” rap video.  The Globe has this to say: The new hit isn’t exactly gangsta, though. It’s more poor-African-farmer than Straight Outta […]

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