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MTV Looking to Hire a TJ AKA Twitter Jockey
MTV Looking to Hire a TJ AKA Twitter Jockey
As of June 2010, Diddy has some 2.6 million followers on Twitter. Roots drummer Questlove has roughly 1.3 million in tow. With more and more hip-hop artists relying on social networking sites to get news to their fans (also see Jim Jones and Fabolous), MTV -- the network that christened television's first video jockeys or VJs in the '80s -- is looking to hire their first TJ aka Twitter Jockey... R
Diddy Recruits Chris Brown, Lil’ Kim for Son’s Sweet 16
Diddy Recruits Chris Brown, Lil’ Kim for Son’s Sweet 16
Sean "Diddy" Combs has a long-standing relationship with the folks over at MTV. 'Making the Band,' the reality television series he executive produces for the network, is now in its Fourth Season. Therefore, it's no surprise, really, that Diddy is allowing MTV cameras to document his son Justin's Sweet Sixteen birthday party this Saturday (Jan...
MTV Airs DJ AM’s Intervention Program ‘Gone Too Far’
MTV Airs DJ AM’s Intervention Program ‘Gone Too Far’
Though DJ AM died of a drug overdose on August 28, his memory lives on in MTV's intervention-style program 'Gone Too Far,' where AM worked to counsel a fellow addict, and guide her on to the road to recovery. The first episode of the eight-part series, hosted by AM (born Adam Goldstein) aired on October 12, with the celebrated DJ meeting the show's subject, Amy, and discussing the role that addic
Jay-Z Questions Eminem’s Absence on Hottest MCs List
While it was no surprise that Jay-Z was voted MTV's 'Hottest MC of 2009,' their glaring omission of another similarly-revered rapper deserves comment. MTV announced their '10 Hottest MCs of 2009' recently, by no means an easy feat, and a small thing to quibble over on a day when President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize and NASA bombed the moon, but their exclusion of Detroit rapper Eminem is inte