THE X FACTOR “Top 12? Episode 11 – Aussie Host Steve Jones wasn’t as desperate to get the thing in on time this week as he was last week, which is a bit of a pity—I like seeing that n00b sweat.
Tonight’s live show was pretty good as far as live shows go. The standard is of course American Idol, and it looks like The X Factor is pretty much outdoing them completely, production wise. Vocally…?
That remains to be seen. Here’s how I ranked ‘em in their respective groups:
The Boys: L.A. Reid seems happy. He should be. At least with my top two.
Brian “Astro” Bradley: “My greatest challenge is, I don’t know if America will vote for hip-hop.” At least he knows his limitations. And you can’t get more pure rap than taking “Hip Hop Hooray” byNaughty By Nature (Treach–fastest rapper ever) and remaking the lyrics to suit your own damn self. I’m betting less than one percent of the viewing audience (or even the judges) know the significance of this kid throwing “Bumaye” into the song. Muhammad Ali would be proud. Bumaye indeed. This kid is freaking legit. Read More...