Is there a bigger Sellout than Howwig?

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  1. DogStar69

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    It's close

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    Metallica.
    then they tried to redeem themselves with death magnetic. sorta worked, but not quite.
     
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    At least The Wig doesnt put his name all over merchandise. He only gets his marbles from bogus iron clad contracts with near bankrupt sattelite radio companies.
     
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    He doesn't put his name on merchandise because that would limit himself. ie if he had his name on Coke than he couldn't switch to Pepsi in 2 years. What he does now is product placement. It is like watching that movie where Jim Carrey is the only real person in that bubble.

    45/m/469 item level / resto shaman / 9-12 xp
     
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    Gene has always been about the $$$. He never had to sell out.
     
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    Not a big fan of Craig Gast(sp?) but the gene Simmons bits were awesome.
     
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    Not putting out tons and tons of merchandise was a calculated move by. Howard. First, he was afraid of the stuff not selling and exposing he size of his audience. And second, Howard knew that by limiting thugs like DVDs/CDs, etc, people could only find him on the radio then. Ratings would be higher because the radio program felt special. And when he made a rare public appearance on a tv show, more of his fans would tune in.
     
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    The first couple of times.
     
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    It's possible that the guy we loved was selling out , and this guy now is the real guy doing and saying what he likes.
     
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    these guys might be close.....I remember their first couple albums without the meth-head girl were that "conscious" "intelligent" hip-hop stuff that was the complete antithesis to what they became. back then they talked a lot about integrity and hip-hop/music not being a commodity. I think they might rival Howard in hypocrisy.

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    you mean besides Adam Silver of the NBA?
     
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    Those guys from Duck Dynasty will put their names on just about anything. Take a look around next time you're in a department store.
    Hunting gear, flashlights, thermoses (?), t-shirts etc.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    But did Gene sell out to this.....


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    Andre was a sellout ?
     
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    I can't imagine any one else that did a complete 180 and turned into everything he ridiculed for years. Others may have sold out for commercial success. I'm not even sure Howard counts as a sellout, aside from AGT. But becoming a different person on his radio show is way worse than that.
     
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    gene is the fckig man
     
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    Sammy a huge sellout Fagott\
     
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    Totally agree.

    I saw them back in 1998 or 1999. Their only popular song was "joints and jams" and they basically a combination of Jurassic 5/ Digital Planets/ and Tribe Called Quest.

    Howard's a bigger sellout though.
     
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    Sammy