Yesterday evening, we got word that Asher Roth signed to Def Jam Records. Since the beginning of his career, he’s been inked to Steve Rifkind’s label, SRC. This morning, Steve explained via his Twitter account that Ash’s new situation is part of a joint venture between Def Jam and his defunct imprint, Loud. Back in the 90s, Loud were pioneers in street promotions and signed acts like Mobb Deep, Wu-Tang Clan and Big Pun. Time to carry on tradition.
AHH attended Common’s listening session this week and managed to capture our first listen of the track “Celebrate” at the 2:00 mark. Hear how it sounds when The Dreamer, The Believer drops December 20. nav via perajok
In front of a sold-out crowd at L.A.’s The Music Box last night, K-Dot brought out Cash Money’s new recruit to premiere their “Rigamortis” remix. Sounds good. Hopefully, the mp3 surfaces soon. laleakers
As his debut sits at the top of Billboard, Mac slid his tour to the Warehouse last night and brought out Bun B for “Intl’ Players Anthem” and their I Love Life, Thank You track “All That”. Trae was there too.
[vodpod id=Video.15709143&w=540&h=350&fv=] What’s the game been missing? Well RedBull USA sure knows and delivers Statik’s latest clip featuring Big K.R.I.T. and Freddie Gibbs. Now play your part and cop Population Control now.
[vodpod id=Video.15709445&w=540&h=350&fv=] Earlier today, family and friends said their farewells to Heavy D who passed away last Tuesday. The private funeral service was held at the Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon NY. Kid N Play’s DJ Wiz reflected with MTV on the times he had with Heav. During the service, Rev. Al Sharpton called Heavy’s daughter Xea Myers to the podium to read a written message from President Obama. “We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time,” the note from Obama […]
Diggy’s all grown up. In a chat with Sharon Carpenter, Dig discusses his transition to music, reflects on the video that helped him ink his deal, touring and more.