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Originally Posted by FuNkDrSpOt View Post
LoL is she? That's different i guess, especially since she's not a producer like Will.I.Am
Yep, the article was posted on Gizmodo

http://gizmodo.com/5727236/how-lady-...yline=true&s=i
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They should have hired the Method Man...
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They should have hired the Method Man...
M-E-T-H-O-D MANNNN

will.i.am is also a fairly big supporter of first robotics, so this doesn't surprise me much...
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Nah...they need fiscally responsible, entertaining, and eye-catching...

I submit...they should have hired...Gunther and The Sunshine girls...
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I could see using him for marketing, but having him as a director of creative innovation?
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If Madonna can "produce" material, Lady Gaga can too I'm sure.
Lady Gaga actually HAS talent, unlike Will.I.Am or however the hell you spell it. Even if you don't like her music, she's a rarity in the business who is classicly trained on the piano, writes her own music/lyrics, and has a big say in her videos and fashion. She's one of the rare instances of a popular artist that has real talent.

As far as Will.I.Am getting this gig... What the hell is he gonna innovate? Anyone actually listen to his music? Everything since the first BEP's album has been absolute garbage.

I wish Booty Brown from Pharcyde was still alive. He'd be worth getting.
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I wish Booty Brown from Pharcyde was still alive. He'd be worth getting.
The sad thing is, the board of Intel and 99% of people who would watch their commercials would disagree.

No one knows who Pharcyde is, and they won't move units because of it.
    
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The sad thing is, the board of Intel and 99% of people who would watch their commercials would disagree.

No one knows who Pharcyde is, and they won't move units because of it.
Which is even more disappointing as people have definitely HEARD the Pharcyde, either through samples, collaborations, or just their music, even if they don't know it. Pharcyde, IMO, was the best Rap group ever, even better than NWA.
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Or this guy:


deadmou5....he is actually one of the best DJs in the world...but the difference is that in electronic music the marketing is much much smaller than in other styles, specially because the stake is in live events, which means that the performer needs to be very good (something that can't be said for 99% of music groups...that totally suck on live events, because they have no technique whatsoever).

Althought...maybe I didn't understand the point you were tryint to make
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