Dame Dash sits down for a interview on the The Combat Jack Show he talks about Aliyah, life without Jay Z, and being done with the music game.
This is the one you’ve been waiting for. Damon Dash talks Aliyah, life without Jay Z, how he’s completely done with the music game, why he was an asshole to anyone who got in his way and why the kind of “broke” he is might be the best thing in the world. We also get some very tense moments as Just Blaze finally airs out why he didn’t eff with Dame for over ten years. Ya’ll truly ain’t ready for this dynasty thing.
Dame Dash is back with a new gallery called Poppington similar to his DD172 spot in Tribeca and is holding court at this new creative space where artist, graphic designers, and musicians work under one roof. With the new space Dame will be holding a exhibition September 27th, called “Quality of Life” group art show featuring contemporary street artist from New York City such as Beau, Jim Joe, Katsu, Phil, Pixote, Sabio, and WOMP, curated by David Barnett, David Chang, and Beau.
“Dame said it like just how hard I work. How diligent I was. How aggressive I was. I never turned anything down. He (Dame Dash) would tell me stories on how Kanye would jump on tables and rap. Interrupt Jay-Z’s sessions and be like ‘but, listen to this rap’.”
According to All Hip Hop Curren$y is suing Dame Dash, the former owner of Roc-A-Fella and DD172.
The lawsuit states that two of Curren$y’s albums in 2010, Pilot Talk and Pilot Talk II, were released by Dash despite the New Orleans MC striking a deal with Warner Bros. who had exclusive rights to his music. The lawsuit states that two of Curren$y’s albums in 2010, Pilot Talk and Pilot Talk II, were released by Dash despite the New Orleans MC striking a deal with Warner Bros. who had exclusive rights to his music.
At press time, Dash has responded by claiming that he had the right to release “the albums in question because he was given permission.” Dash states that Curren$y stabbed him in the back by “reneging on their agreement and signing instead with Warner Bros.”
Camron, Vado have team with other Harlem native Dame Dash DD172 artist Mckenzie Eddy to release this mixtape presented by Ski Beatz who produced the majority of the tracks called Blue Tops Vol 1. Listen Below
Dash is set to open a new vintage clothing store in New York. According to Boombox, Local 172 Trading Post will cater to men and women and will carry names like Ralph Lauren, Pendelton, LL Bean and Woolrich.
Jay-Z’s former partner at Roc-A-Fella Records also owns an art gallery, recording studio and his own record label.
Greedmont TV presents a one-part video interview with independent multimedia mogul, Dame Dash [Founder/CEO of DD172]. We had a chance to sit down and chat with Dame about his long and fruitful career as well as some of the upcoming projects he is working on like the movie, “Muscle Car Chronicles” starring Curren$y and McKenzie Eddy. (more…)