Rap stars like Snoop Dogg, 50cent and Wiz Kalifa are famous for their videos featuring easy girls, tons of money and fancy cars. In fact you hardly see a rap video without those things. Here’s a funny video showcasing the truth about rap videos aka all those materialistic gadgets don’t belong to most of those… Continue reading The Truth About Rap Videos
You know when a service evolved from its early-adopter base to the mainstream: somebody creates a rap song about the service. “Badges Like Us” finds Mr. Silva (@borismsilver) and “Newby” (@thenewb) rapping about checking-in all over cities and earning badges. It also features the lyric, “I hope this hits TechCrunch or else I’ll be sad,”
Interesting post from Amanda Palmer of the Dresden Dolls on using online media to connect directly with fans and make money. so there i am, alone on friday night and i make a joke on twitter (which goes out to whichever of my 30,000 followers are online): “i hereby call THE LOSERS OF FRIDAY NIGHT… Continue reading Indie Musician Makes $19,000 In 10 Hours Using Twitter
Johannes Kreidler arranges shareprices from Lehman Brothers, Bank of America, GM, Microsoft, Warner, US dept and other indicators with Microsoft’s Auto-Pop Software Songsmith. Crisis Pop so to speak. Weird.
Microsoft invested $8 billion in Research & Development last year and this is a good painful example of the outcome: a girl in front of her laptop singing about Microsoft’s new song-making app Songsmith and showing her dad how great it is. Her Macbook Pro (Duh, the Software only works on Windows PCs!) is hidden… Continue reading Microsoft Songsmith’s Horrible Promo Video
Ok, this has nothing to do with brands, marketing or advertising but it would still be a great viral if it were from an agency promoting a music product. A little bit of masochism is needed to actually do this: Daito Manabe uses electricity to power his face make his face vibrate synchronously to electronic… Continue reading Electric Face Disco