Author: Big Homie

Swizz Beatz’ Empire State Tour

[vodpod id=Video.3581052&w=425&h=350&fv=videoGUID%3DC5A532F4-8DAC-4E85-BBEA-CA2013F474EC%26playerid%3D1000%26plyMediaEnabled%3D1%26configURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwsj.vo.llnwd.net%2Fo28%2Fplayers%2F%26autoStart%3Dfalse] Swizzy takes the Wall Street Journal on a walkabout of the Upper Westside and discusses his transition from a DJ to producing and growing up in the South Bronx. South, South Bronx. NR

DMX Denied Celebrity Rehab Appearance

DMX was recently denied an opportunity to participate in Dr. Drew’s reality show, Celebrity Rehab. X is currently serving  six months at an Arizona jail on a probation violation. A rep from Maricopa County Superior Court says that the rapper is doing well and that his substance abuse program ends in July. Oh well, staying clean is more important than shine on TV. TMZ

RZA To Make Directorial Debut

RZA recently has signed a deal with Universal Pictures and will make his directorial debut with film, The Man With The Iron Fists. Described as a “stylized martial arts film… with a spaghetti Western mindset and hip hop influence,” the film beings production in September in Hong Kong. He will also be responsible for producing the soundtrack. Bong! Shadow & Act

The Hunt For N.W.A’s Posse

Looking at this cover probably brings back some memories to a few. You can easily ID, Dre, Eazy, Cube, and Ren on their 1987 debut LP, N.W.A and the Posse. But what about the eight other guys? Well if you ever wondered what each of the 12 individuals are up to these days LA Weekly did some serious research which you can read in its entirety here. That’s reporting, folks! Heads Up: HHO