Jay Rock’s partner-in-crime speaks on his origins and changing his name from K-Dot. Afterward, he lets off the trusty verbal AK. Run for cover. Kendrick Lamar EP drops December 31. OS
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Before DJ Kay Slay premiered Beanie Sigel’s diss record, “What You Talkin Bout“, Beans recited the rhyme to Jadakiss backstage at Philly’s Powerhouse Concert. Conflict of interest? Itsbizkit
Renada Romain recently caught up with Snoop Dogg on Hip Hop Nation’s Ear Candy. Tha Dogg discussed rolling with the Crips, gangstas and his pimp hand. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:
Puff told the Chicago Tribune last week there’s no departure time for his Last Train To Paris. “I don’t know the exact month,” Diddy said about the release date. “We’re going to have it come out when it’s ready. We’re bringing everything together, editing it down. We did 60 songs. Also, we’re figuring out what’s missing.” Um, a hit record? Str8nyc
A day after being cleared of drug charges, Lil Wayne made his Saturday night gig at the Laredo Entertainment Center in Texas. Above, he kicks things off with “A Millie” and follows up with some mixtape and album favorites.
Someone call Guiness. At Blockwork studios, Cory rhymes til his bones collapse with a never ending freestyle. Yep, the kid raps-a-lot. Missinfo