Gucci Mane

I Ate Three Meals With Gucci Mane’s ‘Breakfast,’ ‘Lunch,’ and ‘Dinner’

Yesterday morning, before breakfast, I woke up to find that Gucci Mane had released three albums (the night before). Like many others, I was struck by their titles: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. It did not take a genius to realize that they formed a trilogy. But why? or how? From the track titles alone, it isn’t obvious that food or mealtime is of conceptual importance to Gucci. “Whatever,” I thought, “maybe the albums mimic the feeling of each meal.” So, I decided that, to be faithful to Gucci, I should try to listen to each album during the appropriate meal. For breakfast, I would listen to Breakfast. And so on. … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Gucci Mane — who is currently out on bail and awaiting a competency hearing tied to some reckless driving charges — has tattooed an ice cream cone on his face. And if you look closely, it says “Brrr.” [via The Hairpin]

2. In case you care about such things, the first image… Read More

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Trend Watch: Famous Male Musicians Wearing Furs

Earlier this week we read a fascinating account of the auctioning off of Edward Gorey’s fur collection over on the Paris Review. It seems that the author — who over the years acquired a whopping 21 fur coats — had a change of heart in the ’80s, and decided to lock them all up in a storage facility. When he died in 2000, he left his entire estate to the care and welfare of animals, which in turn, led to the aforementioned sale. The story got us thinking about other famous men who’ve incorporated fur into their wardrobes. After doing a little digging, we were surprised to find that the majority of celebrities who we came up with were either old school rock stars or modern-day rappers — and Justin Bieber. Click through to check out the photos, and be sure to let us know in the comments: Do you think it’s ever OK to wear real fur? … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Yoko Ono says that Andy Warhol predicted the rise of someone like Lady Gaga and advised her to dress in a similar over-the-top fashion. [via NYP]
2. Watch the Throne — the KanyeJay-Z collaboration album — is actually happening, and the first single will be dropping January 1, 2011. [via … Read More

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What’s on at Flavorpill: Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we met Big Brother. We couldn’t believe that Ryan from The Office is a budding photographer. We felt like mindless sheep. We discovered how funny superuseless superpowers can be. We came up with some names for the new Wu-Tang offshoot. We learned how stop-motion babies are… Read More

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Chromeo’s 10 Best Song Picks of 2009

New York duo Chromeo know how to put together a mix. Their recent entry to the famed DJ-Kicks compilation series featured members Patrick Gemayel (P-Thugg) and David Macklovitch’s (Dave 1) favorite “leather pants” tracks and sex-soaked funk from from the seventies and eighties. But they’re equally attuned to the best of 2009. After the jump, check out videos and downloads of Dave 1’s favorite tracks of the… Read More

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