Sh*t on Sucka MCs Tuesday: MIMS Defends "Ringtone Rappers," Lies About how Much Dough he Holds

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Check out this hilarious Smurf interview Via HHNLive, which I have no clue as to why they deemed him relevant enough for an interview:

"We get a little too wrapped up with ring tone rapper. What does that really mean? If somebody was to tell me two years ago I was going to sell 3 million ring tones and pretty much generate $8 million dollars and say "Nah I don't want to sell 3 million ring tones". I don't get it when all these people have negative things to say about ring tones. We do hear a lot of records that come and go we hear artists that come and go. There are artists that might come out one year and stay away for 3, 4 years and come back. I don't think any artist, especially in this game right now is turning away a pay check. I'm happy with the fact I sold a lot of ring tones."

Let's briefly define a Ringtone Rapper (N): A rapper-- often a one-hit wonder-- who sells more ringtones than albums. Most of these rappers are from the South and sell triple, quadruple-- or even more than that-- of one song via mobile downloads than the number of actual albums off of shelves. (For instance, MIMS sold a total of 100,000 hard copy units after an entire year, but sold 3 million ringtones in less than a year. Lmao). The list goes as follows: Soulja Boy, Fat Joe, D4L, Flo Rida, and so on and so on.

Fat Joe is not a New York rapper, FYI.

Why do people have negative things to say about ringtones? Because the rappers that make them are NOT real rappers.

I could give a two f*cks about MIMS, but this interview sure is a good read, because HHNLive only highlighted the "ringtone rapper" segment of the interview before releasing the transcription in its entirety, a move they clearly made out of kicks. I mean, what else could they have talked about? He doesn't have-- and has never had-- a career. He was here last year, but like most corny rappers, he's gone today. HHNLive is a good source of info, but why were talking to this clown?

Notice how Smurf said he "generated $8 million" and not that he "made $8 million." He has no money in his pockets, is what he's saying. The only money rappers make is show money, and it's kind of hard to do a lineup of shows when you only have one song.

Stop frontin, stop lying. Rappers come out one year and stay away for three and four years (like he will) because they're too broke to withstand the financial demands of the record labels. It's called debt. Labels eat up every dollar and cent generated from ringtone sales, which is why labels push ringtone rappers so hard; these days, ringtones are the biggest source of cash-ins for them. Rappers never see those numbers, as labels often keep, embezzle, or "withhold" the leftover money for themselves, even when or if debt is paid off.

I guarantee this interview will be the last appearance from this cornball for a while. Unless he comes out with a dis record.

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MIMS and Joey Crack
NY RAPPERS

if u think soulja boy dont got no money u stupid

Sohh NYC do you have access to this man's bank account? Then how the he!! do you know how much money he made hater?

lmaoooo........

he lost off technicality.... "generate" doesn't equal his assets.... it's just how much money was made off of him....

good luck to the dude, i honestly haven't heard anyone who wasn't a journalist or desperate for a career who even took dude serious after the opening lines of his ringtone smash!

Mims didn't say or do anything wrong. He made sense to me. Not a fan of his but can't knock his hustle. Sometimes the criticism of artists seems so personal. Just because YOUR idea of hip hop can't win don't get so angry. LOL!


Now for comic relief from a renowned religious hater check the link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaGbBtLfVVk&feature=related


Peace to the regs. I don't work everyday but when it rains it pours. LOL! I'm out.

Nimrod says...
Mims didn't say or do anything wrong. He made sense to me. Not a fan of his but can't knock his hustle. Sometimes the criticism of artists seems so personal. Just because YOUR idea of hip hop can't win don't get so angry. LOL!


Now for comic relief from a renowned religious hater check the link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaGbBtLfVVk&feature=related


Peace to the regs. I don't work everyday but when it rains it pours. LOL! I'm out.

June 3, 2008 9:06 AM
YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN

Ok I get it a ringtone rapper sells more than they sell albums so that would make everyone a ringtone rapper. You only naming southern cats. How many ringtones did Kanye West, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, T.I., Outkast, Snoop Dogg, Alicia Keys, Gym Class Heroes, Mary J Blige, Keshia Coles? I bet you all of them sold atleast double or more ringtones then they did albums! Prove me wrong I dare you. Atleast they get money for it unlike just downloading a song u like for free.

If they had ringtones back in the day these artists woulda been ringtone rappers then; Nas, Black Rob, Wu-Tang, Sugar Hill Gang, Onyx, Naughty By Nature, Public Enemy, Warren G, Too Short etc.

My homie is a DJ and he kicked it wit MIMS and other DJs from the local station and he said the went to this expensive ass restaurant and MIMS paid for everythang and dipped out in the Bently. He said MIMS is a cool ass dude and he gotta good story for his rise to fame, used to be homeless and sh1t now he on TV radio making gwop. So, I bet he got more $ then this "Blogger" and he aint trippn off being a ringtone rapper so BYE HATER

smh says...
if u think soulja boy dont got no money u stupid

June 3, 2008 8:59 AM


if you think he's ballin' you're even more stupid

any rapper mentioned on here as a ringtone rapper makin more money, ballin harder then anyone writin on this blog

truth b told says...
any rapper mentioned on here as a ringtone rapper makin more money, ballin harder then anyone writin on this blog

June 3, 2008 9:37 AM

yea including me DUMBASS

@SteveYayo & Nimrod
Both of you make a valid point
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^How can you get mad at someone who is rapping to make a living and it just so happens people like the song enough to use it as their ringtone. In this day and age, ringtones do sell more than an album anyway. You can't knock Mims and anyone elses hustle. If someone is willing to walk around and let an artist's song represent themselves or someone they are fond of, doesn't that speaks volumes on what kind of an impact they have on someone. Maybe Reckless doesn't understand the average artist in any genre does not last a year, let alone get a shot at stardom.

his name Reckless 4 a reason

truth b told says...
MIMS and Joey Crack
NY RAPPERS

June 3, 2008 8:49 AM

um wheres he from BX yea thats in NY right?!?! I guess thats make u PussC since thats what u eat too right?

I know for a fact that Mims is a b!tch and is broke. I stepped to him @ an industry party last yr when he said something about my bosses boss 50 Cent. I had me and the 9 niggaz that beat the sh!t outta yukmouth and we we're ready to lay another beatdown. But he coped a plea about how he really only said it because he respects FiF and what not. From that day on we laugh when his name comes up in covo. I hate the fact that my cousin Spider Loc is going to drop an album or it'll be an all out way between Crips & Bloods because Gayme is blocking our attemps to get the blazin Hot Single, "BluBerry" from hitting the airwave. Spider is also deeply dissappointed he isn't getting any NY Love especially from NY Crips because ya'll get rode on consantly from SLobs. Its ok we scheduled to meet w/ 50 on 6/5 In NY to iron out all creative differences and get another advance on expenses. I personally haven't gotten paid since 5/16

You can't knock Mims and anyone elses hustle.
^
Why Not?
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" I have no clue as to why they deemed him relevant enough for an interview"
^
Well ROCSI deemed him relevent enough to let him stick his who who dilly in her cha cha.

Yo ya Nas fans better cop this mixtape among other joints


http://mixtapemessiah.wordpress.com

truth b told says...
um wheres he from BX yea thats in NY right?!?! I guess thats make u PussC since thats what u eat too right?

June 3, 2008 10:01 AM

G-UNOT KILLA says...
I know for a fact that Mims is a b!tch and is broke. I stepped to him @ an industry party last yr
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Time For a HipHop Quoteable,
"I seen you, all shook, prayin that sh!t wouldn't happen, you was ready ta cry like a b!tch"

i guess that make u an asshole cuz u been in lil boys booty holes all day

truth b told says...
i guess that make u an asshole cuz u been in lil boys booty holes all day

June 3, 2008 10:15 AM

dont get mad at me blame ur fater 4 touchin u when u were lil

Topic is wack and lame like the last few. Step up your game Reckless. Who cares if Mims is broke, really!? There's no other newsworthy pieces out there?

Peace to the real.

why are all u bloggers so damn negative
every blog hates and ahtes
esp on guys like mims
i thought he was wack until i heard his album
he didnt do anything wrong. he made a hot song that we all love in the clubs and he was milked by record execs
grow some balls and start hating on the big time executives instead of trashing the lowly rappers; anybody can rip a rapper, i'd like to see u namedrop a vice president or manager of a so called ringtone rapper

.. damn theres some serious hate being generated in this article

G-UNOT KILLA U AINT STEPPIN TO NOBODY U JUST ANOTHER INTERNET GANGSTA RUNNIN YOUR MOUTH TO MAKE URSELF SEEM LIKE U KNOW SOMEONE! SO ZIP THA LIPS NIGGA!!!!!

Kontack Ent says...
G-UNOT KILLA U AINT STEPPIN TO NOBODY U JUST ANOTHER INTERNET GANGSTA RUNNIN YOUR MOUTH TO MAKE URSELF SEEM LIKE U KNOW SOMEONE! SO ZIP THA LIPS NIGGA!!!!!
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
My dude obviously you don't know who I am. I'm SPIDER LOCS cousin. I get paid 27k per yr to blog for the ECG-UNIT, Paybacc, Grape St, Fronthood, Spooktown, & Culver City Crips. I also use to work for the REAL Freeway Rick Ross. I was an enforcer @ 12 yrs old. I am almost a Capo. I've been a footsouldier for almost 12 yrs and I am on the verge of being promoted so think about that. I also hoed Dre Guevera when I offered to come to Chicago he quickly declined my offer and apologized via personal email. Also I asked BigupB2k to meet me @ G-UNIT Offices & he stood me up. Later I email him and he perfusly apologized and asked to squash the beef in fear of him not seeing his son again. I promise you piss a$$ entertainment company doesn't want touble w/ a click over 25 able & ready soulders. email me if u really want it bitch tyrone7091@hotmail.com and we can meet and get it on I'll Kimbo Slice dat a$$ b!tch


Reckless says...

Check out this hilarious Smurf interview Via HHNLive, which I have no clue as to why they deemed him relevant enough for an interview...
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HHNLive and Hip hop period isnt that relevant now a days so what is you talkin about patna?

It seems like you hate the players and not the game.

To me,MIMS' music isnt my cup of tea but im not mad at him for having a HIT record that may have been lucrative for him and provided him the opportunity to feed his family.

Money is gettin tight out here for positive young brothers in the hood,so im not mad,especially if the song wasnt that coonish.

He simply created a hit that corporate America took notice to(The NBA,Record labels,etc).

I know a "super producer" in the game whos part of a production group thats responsible for hits like "Roc Boys" and the rest of the American gangster cd so i know a little bit.

How do you know that MIMS doesnt own parts of that song digitally?

How do you know that he wasnt getting paid when corporate america was using that song for commercials and NBA games and what have you?

Do you know how much money he was getting per show when that single was poppin?

How do you know how his contractual agreements are set up?

From what i hear,hes no dummy...

Reckless...

Sit down and shut your hatin a$$ up,not all hiphop has to be serious,i just get mad that theres no diversity in it today.

Before we had clowns and serious rappers,now we just have clowns.

Whos to blame for that?

Peace to the regs. I don't work everyday but when it rains it pours. LOL! I'm out.

Peace to the regs. I don't work everyday but when it rains it pours. LOL! I'm out.


June 3, 2008 11:19 AM

lol @ this nigga selling papers in the rain says...
Peace to the regs. I don't work everyday but when it rains it pours. LOL! I'm out

he was talkin bout preachin on the blog IDIOT says...
lol @ this nigga selling papers in the rain says...
Peace to the regs. I don't work everyday but when it rains it pours. LOL! I'm out


June 3, 2008 11:24 AM
SENSITIVE A SS NIGGA

lol @ this nigga selling papers in the rain says...
Peace to the regs. I don't work everyday but when it rains it pours. LOL! I'm out


June 3, 2008 11:24 AM
DATS NOT RAIN POURING...........REAL TWAK

lol @ niggas waiting for him to preach says...
he was talkin bout preachin on the blog IDIOT says...
lol @ this nigga selling papers in the rain says...
Peace to the regs. I don't work everyday but when it rains it pours. LOL! I'm out


June 3, 2008 11:24 AM
SENSITIVE A SS NIGGA

G-UNOT KILLA says...
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
My dude obviously you don't know who I am. I'm SPIDER LOCS cousin. I get paid 27k per yr to blog for the ECG-UNIT, Paybacc, Grape St, Fronthood, Spooktown, & Culver City Crips. I also use to work for the REAL Freeway Rick Ross. I was an enforcer @ 12 yrs old. I am almost a Capo. I've been a footsouldier for almost 12 yrs and I am on the verge of being promoted so think about that. I also hoed Dre Guevera when I offered to come to Chicago he quickly declined my offer and apologized via personal email. Also I asked BigupB2k to meet me @ G-UNIT Offices & he stood me up. Later I email him and he perfusly apologized and asked to squash the beef in fear of him not seeing his son again. I promise you piss a$$ entertainment company doesn't want touble w/ a click over 25 able & ready soulders. email me if u really want it bitch tyrone7091@hotmail.com and we can meet and get it on I'll Kimbo Slice dat a$$ b!tch


June 3, 2008 11:17 AM

Isn't MIMS a ringtone rapper???...if you really think muthafuckas is making millions off a fucking ringtone then you're stupid

How the hell do you expect niggas in NY to give two shits about spider Joke when his own hood doesn't Damn! lol
fuckin losers.

Oh yea if you really need "nine niggas" to approach mims than you really must be a bitch.

LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

GUNIT KILLA says...
How the hell do you expect niggas in NY to give two shits about spider Joke when his own hood doesn't Damn! lol
fuckin losers.

Oh yea if you really need "nine niggas" to approach mims than you really must be a bitch.

LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Im from Houston but i got mad love for NYC and hip-hop except for in sports haha but anyways I work inside Bush IAH Airport (note inside not for the airport) and i just ran into NORE he was mad cool and had a bad ass Puerto Rican chick with him. Gains respect from me on not being a celeb douche bag like ive seen a lot of here. Ill get a camera soi can post some pics on here of all the Celebs I see at work.

Does anybody have any mexicans or puerto rican wetbacks for sale? I could use one of them mutha fuckas for some work around the house.

Old stank-ass taco eating muthafuckas.

stevenyayo says...
Im from Houston but i got mad love for NYC and hip-hop except for in sports haha but anyways I work inside Bush IAH Airport (note inside not for the airport) and i just ran into NORE he was mad cool and had a bad ass Puerto Rican chick with him. Gains respect from me on not being a celeb douche bag like ive seen a lot of here. Ill get a camera soi can post some pics on here of all the Celebs I see at work.

June 3, 2008 12:03 PM
^^^^^We have one thing in common, we both like to work inside BUSH, at least i do!

^^^^^We have one thing in common, we both like to work inside BUSH, at least i do!

Can tell u dont get no cutty says...
^^^^^We have one thing in common, we both like to work inside BUSH, at least i do!

June 3, 2008 12:42 PM

NIGGA, I GET MORE CUTTY THAN A WINO DRINKIN CUTTY SHARK says...

thats the g@yest sh1t i eva eva eva heard says...
NIGGA, I GET MORE CUTTY THAN A WINO DRINKIN CUTTY SARK says...

June 3, 2008 12:46 PM

GROW UP, GET SOME WHISKERS, N U WILL UNDERSTAND THE METAPHOR I JUST DROPPED says...
thats the g@yest sh1t i eva eva eva heard says...
NIGGA, I GET MORE CUTTY THAN A WINO DRINKIN CUTTY SARK says...

June 3, 2008 12:46 PM

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