Tech Talk News: Original iPhone Prototype Had a Physical Keyboard

    Tony Fadell, affectionately referred to as the godfather of the iPod for his part in helping Apple bring their landmark MP3 player to market, says that Apple originally tested three different kinds of iPhone prototypes before ultimately deciding on the multitouch marvel we now all know and love. Fadell, speaking on On the Verge, said a hardware keyboard was a serious considerations. Fadell claims he favored the virtual keyboard approach. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

(Video) Mystikal ft. Lil Wayne & @Birdman5Star – Original

Mystikal drops his Cash Money debut video, co-starring his YMCMB bosses, Tunechi and Stunna. His new album is due out this summer. Marisa Mendez

Tech Talk News: Amazon Hiring Creative Execs For Original Programming

Add Amazon to the list of online video providers that could soon release some new original programming. The company is looking to hire creative executives to develop and produce original comedies and kids shows for online and traditional distribution. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

(Photos) Mystikal Gets To Work On “Original” Video With Lil Wayne & Birdman

Now that Mystikal is officially Cash Money, he got the YMCMB upcoming artist treatment and is prepping his debut album. What’s the YMCMB upcoming artist treatment you ask? The CEO’s Birdman and/or Lil Wayne jumping on your first single, of course. We saw it with Twist, Millz, Shanell, the punk rock girl, Jay Sean and well, you get the idea. Last night, the guys landed at what appears to be a big mansion and shot some scenes for Mystikal’s current single, Original. More flicks below. Marisa Mendez

#IFWT Exclusive: Mystikal ft. Lil Wayne & Birdman – Original

Check out the world premiere of Mystikal’s first Cash Money record below!! Funk Flex Find Flex on Google+

RIP: Sylvia Robinson, Founding Mother of Sugar Hill Gang, Passes at 75

Legendary music executive Sylvia Robinson “The Mother Of Hip-Hop” passed away today due to congestive heart failure. Sylvia Robinson founded and was CEO of Sugar Hill Records. She is responsible for the hip-hop group “The Sugar Hill Gang,” and their song “Rapper’s Delight” the first hip-hop song released. She then followed up with Grandmaster Flash’s classic song “The Message”. Hip-Hop lost one of the greats today. Marisa Mendez and #IFWT

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