Game's Pain

"Game's Pain" is the lead single from The Game's third studio album LAX. In the song, which features Keyshia Cole, Game makes references to The Notorious B. I. G. Will Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Luke Skyywalker of 2 Live Crew, Common, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, N. W. A. Ice Cube, Eazy-E, New Edition, Naughty By Nature, Tony! Toni! Toné!, Wu-Tang Clan, Black Rob, DJ Kool Herc, DJ Red Alert, Jay-Z, Big Daddy Kane, Mary J. Blige, among others; the music video for "Game's Pain" was filmed in Los Angeles. The video has cameos including Ice Cube, Tiny Lister, Big Daddy Kane, Three 6 Mafia, Nipsey Hussle and Black Wall Street, it made its debut on BET on May 16. The video starts with The Game in his apartment tapping on a fish tank, he leaves his residence and hops onto a Bombardier Spyder. He drives over to Keyshia Cole, sitting in a lowrider, he hops into the lowrider and they begin performing the song. As the song progresses The Game is shown standing up in the lowrider while Keyshia Cole is driving and they are both shown at a mansion in Beverly Hills singing at a party.

Game is shown sitting in a throne-like chair in some parts, getting greeted by Raekwon. "Game's Pain" became the #1 video on BET's 106 & Park on June 12, 2008 and appeared at #67 on the channel's Notarized: Top 100 Videos countdown. The official remix featuring Jadakiss, Bun B, Pusha T, Fat Joe, Young Buck, Queen Latifah, Keyshia Cole was released on June 28, 2008; the remix samples "Juicy Fruit" by Mtume. Keyshia Cole, who appears on the track sampled "Juicy Fruit" for her hit "Let It Go". "Game's Pain" music video on YouTube

Pinus × sondereggeri

Pinus × sondereggeri is the only named southern pine hybrid. Common names include Sonderegger bastard pine, it is a occurring cross between loblolly pine and longleaf pine. It was described by H. H. Chapman, who named it after its discoverer, V. H. Sonderegger, a state forester of Louisiana; this pine occurs singly or in small groups where both loblolly and longleaf pines overlap in range. Because the flowering of both parental trees occurs at the same time of year, no phenological barrier exists, thus the two cross. Tree characteristics are intermediate between loblolly and longleaf. Sonderegger pine is not resistant to fusiform rust like longleaf pine; because this hybrid pine possesses heavy limbs and long-needled foliage like the longleaf pine, one may confuse Sonderegger pine with longleaf pine. However, the striped brown bud of Sonderegger pine is a distinguishing characteristic, as longleaf possesses a white bud. Intermediate in size, the cone is armed to a cone of the loblolly pine; because no grass stage exists for this hybrid, it has significant height growth during the first year.

Thus, it is detected in uniform plantings of longleaf pine. Called "bastard pine", Sonderegger pine may have qualities superior to those of its parents. Differences in wood properties are not significant when compared to random samples of the two parent species. Tracheid length might be shorter than either parent, though tracheid length in southern pines does not differ significantly. Henderson, Jr. L. T.. E. "How good is Sonderegger Pine?", Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 4: 183–186