Sidekick LX 2009 Launch Party Was a Blast

DJ Jazzy Jeff

Last night we headed out to the Mezzanine in San Francisco for the Sidekick LX 2009 Launch Party.  The place was packed with people!  There were other parties in other cities and upstairs you could hop on a laptop and use Skype to chat back and forth with partiers in different time zones.  There were also screens showing the red carpet in LA.  If you’re wondering what celebs showed up, PopSugar has a good photo gallery.

Downstairs on the big screens the party in LA was being broadcast while DJ Morse Code spun tunes.  The bars were open and I think T-Mobile paid me back for a few months of data service.  The highlight of the night in San Francisco was DJ Jazzy Jeff showing us all that he still has skills on the turntables.  But perhaps even bigger news was from the LA party where Blink-182 reunited and performed a “surprise” set, their first in over 4 years.  They only played a few songs but there’s already video up on YouTube:

I took a couple pictures with the new Sidekick LX 2009 and was pleasantly surprised by the quality in such low-light.  You can check them all out here.  All the photos are without a flash.  I attempted to take a couple of videos and uploaded to YouTube, but after I got home I noticed that the audio had been corrupted somehow. 🙁  There are some videos available though, and my favorite is the one where DJ Jazzy Jeff takes you back to Bel-Air:

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: If you have the chance to go to a T-Mobile party, take it.

10 Responses to “Sidekick LX 2009 Launch Party Was a Blast”

  1. Gabby Says:

    did you see anyone under 21 in there? i wish i could have went, but i dont live in ca and im under 21 ;[

  2. Moe Says:

    Pretty kool,good to see Tmobile doing the damn thing!

  3. bjsterilite Says:

    That was pretty interesting to see T-mobile get Blink 182 to play.

  4. KCR Says:

    It’s funny, everybody assumes Jazzy Jeff produced the theme song to ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ but actually, it, and all the music from the show was produced by Quincy “QD3” Jones III, the son of legendary producer Quincy Jones. QD3 is best known for producing for Ice Cube and Tupac also. I’ve met him before, very cool guy.

  5. Anonymous Says:

    did you feel like the camera was super slow at taking photos?

  6. parkley Says:

    Does anyone know any info on the sidekick/hiptop 2009 for australia please anyone give me info about it. Email me

  7. .. Says:

    wen is the next kick comin out??

  8. ernani Says:

    ey will tmobile be geting 3G in more areas? cause i got the new lx but no 3G =(

  9. nikki Says:

    I love my new sk 09 but it moves kinda slow sometimes

  10. daysha Says:

    My sidekick Iisz good it move fast and sometimesz slow..

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