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Wrestlemania 31 is this Sunday, and I am going to share my uninformed opinions and predictions with you all.

4-Team Tag Team Turmoil match:

With the Usos being out of this match due to injury, I am not overly excited about this match. Safe money would be on Kidd & Cesaro retaining, but I could see an angle where the Uso’s interfere to cost the champs the titles.

AJ & Paige vs The Bellas:

AJ & Paige win, with some bad blood spiced in, leading to a triple threat match down the line for the Diva’s title.

Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal:

I think this should be used to elevate someone from the lower card to mid-card status. I could see this being used as a way to rehabilitate Jack Swagger (if he’s even in the match), or they could plug Sheamus in here for a big pop for his return. (although I think it would be best if Sheamus came back as a heel and sided with the Authority). With people like Mark Henry, Big Show, and Kane in this match, I am almost certain that they will put over someone from the lower card. The winner of the NXT 4-man tournament is the likely choice.

Intercontinental Ladder Match:

This is clearly designed for Daniel Bryan to add value back to the IC Title, but I wouldn’t be totally shocked if Barrett somehow came out of this on top. I like the suggestion of my Getting Networked partner, Dustin Spencer, of putting the title on Bryan and having a ‘best of 7’ series with Bryan and Ziggler. Personally, I say put the IC title on Bryan, and the US title on Cena, and give them long runs, then unify the titles at Summerslam.

Rusev vs Cena:

Cena has done a lot for the company this year, including getting destroyed by Lesnar, a part-time champion, on several occasions. Plus, having Cena be the one to end Rusev’s winning streak gives Rusev some rub too. As I said earlier, having bigger stars compete for and hold the U.S./Intercontinental titles would add value to the titles, which will make them valuable assets when grooming tomorrow’s world champions.

Bray Wyatt vs Undertaker:

Now that Lesnar has ended “The Streak,” conventional wisdom would lead one to think that Wyatt comes out on top here. I disagree, because having Wyatt beat Taker would devalue what Lesnar did. Also, just being IN a Wrestlemania match with Taker adds to Wyatt’s credibility. And if somehow they have a classic match, Wyatt losing will not matter in the least bit.

Randy Orton vs Seth Rollins:

I feel like Orton goes over here, especially if WWE follows their tried-and-tested ‘even Steven’ booking strategy. This could very well be the match of the night, and a feud that could continue on and off for a while. If Rollins goes over here, there’s no way that he leaves Wrestlemania as the Champ.

Triple H vs Sting:

I don’t see how any outcome other than a Sting victory could be booked. If it was my decision, I would book this like Triple H/Undertaker 2, where Trips brutalizes Sting for the entire match, but the Stinger finds a way to win. I really dislike how Trips takes all of these losses at Mania (Taker, Lesnar, probably Sting), but it’s the smart play.

Lesnar vs Reigns:

Lesnar’s gonna get paid big time by either WWE or UFC, and I think that the outcome of this match will be based purely on if Vince McMahon or Dana White’s signature is on his next paycheck. I predict that Reigns goes over here, in a BRUTAL match, leaving the door open for Rollins to cash in and become champ.

Rollins leaving as champ would set up a 3-way title match between Rollins, Reigns and Orton (who would have beaten Rollins earlier on the card).

Or Lesnar could re-sign, and destroy Reigns…which would bring tears of joy to the IWC. I don’t see it happening.

***UPDATE: since I typed this blog, Brock Lesnar has signed a multi-year deal with WWE, so now all bets are off for the outcome of the main event. I suspect the timing of this was not coincidental!***

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Dan Johns makes his first appearance on Noslen Radio, discussing the past, present and future of hip hop, his new album “Alpha Writer,” the Divine Suns & more!

Being hungry is an art and the Divine Suns have mastered the craft. The Morehouse alums make feast from famine this Divine Sunday. “Hungry Arms,” produced by Germany’s DJ Snapshot, finds Mikchek, ANON, and Dan Johns trading bars like a Hip Hop bazaar. The visuals, shot in Florence, South Carolina and Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward, illustrate the magic which i sthe Suns: backyards and boom bap collide in a visual feeding frenzy. Grab your plates and prepare to be served.

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His first full-length release in 5 years, “Alpha Writer” puts the maturation of a man as an artist, but more importantly, as a father and husband. The signature Dan Johns sound is present, but has evolved and become more refined and polished. The subject matter is more diverse, and even more personal. Frequent collaborators such as Croup, Jah Freedom, Encore, Akshun, Fat Rat Da Czar and DJ Stylz make notable contributions, but one of the things that sets “Alpha Writer” apart from his previous work is the inclusion of several generations of Dan’s family.

Keeping with the personal vibe of the project, ALL PROFIT from “Alpha Writer” will be donated to the medical care of Dan’s father, who is currently on the kidney transplant list. Get your Copy Today!

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What’s good people? I hope that the week hasn’t been too hard on you thus far. This has been a productive, busy week so far this way. I’ve been re-organizing my workflow for music production, which has had me converting samples to different formats, and tweaking my MIDI setup, etc (studio rats know what i’m talking about).

Its also been a week where the importance of being there for your family has been highlighted. I don’t know about you, but as more years come and go, I have come to appreciate my family more. Sometimes, we so wrapped up in what we’re trying to do, that we end up losing focus of the things that really matter.

This weekend, we’re taking a business/pleasure trip to the Queen City. going to link with some good friends and hang out, then at some point i’ll be sitting in Jah Freedom’s lab, going through beats for “Alpha Writer.” Jah and I have a crazy chemistry when it comes to working together musically, not to mention he knows all of the best restaurants in the QC. 😉

Before I forget, Akshun took some promotional pics for “Sinner’s Therapy” over the previous weekend, and is waiting on the completion of his album art. once that’s done, we’ll be taking the next steps to releasing “Sinner’s Therapy.”

…this will be a memorable year for yours truly and my family.

Taking the big leap towards marriage in June, so its starting to become a mad dash to get everything in order for the wedding. In between that, I’m making music towards my next project, Alpha Writer. More on that later, because honestly its not a priority at this time.

This weekend, Akshun and I are FINALLY going to wrap up his new solo album, Sinner’s Therapy. The project is pretty much complete, all that is left now is to mix down one song produced by MIDI Marc, and to place the interludes, intro and etc.

I’ll be blogging more in 2010, as there will be a lot to talk about obviously. Happy New Year, and I’ll see you around.