For the upcoming Spring issue of Paper magazine, Nicki goes green for the front cover. In the excerpt from her story below, Ms. Minaj weighs on the sound of her next album. So emotional. “The album is like a collage of all my emotions. I am not sticking to any particular style. I am doing what I feel without restrictions. So it’s very free and very me.” uhtn
Photo: Yvette Davilla Hot 97 kept their Black Fist Fridays guest DJ slot open with The Roots drummer on the turntables today. In honor of the late J. Dilla, he played an hour set of nothing but Dilla classics. Download here. Stream below. miss info Last Friday: Pete Rock Mix
Ready for whatever ’cause it’s a different set of rules. Ty Kidd Previously: More Crack Rock
We take a trip back to the trap as Da Snowman and his Gangsta Gibbs bring forth their latest collabo off the upcoming project, It’s The World . Sounds like it’s still CTE or nothin’. fsd
A! Juelz Santana is still making music and this morning on Power 105.1 DJ Envy premiered a new song featuring Dip affiliate, Vado. The beat sounds funky, but until a CDQ version surfaces, this will have to do. rtny
Before Radio Rah takes us to Destination Loveland with his EP on Valentine’s Day, he serenades the lades with his latest ballad featuring Uncle Snoop.
Estelle appeared on Jay Leno’s nightly program yesterday and belted out her hit, “Thank You”. Jay was right, she does clean up good. All Of Me, drops February 28th. yardie
Fresh off the release of his latest street mix, Live Loyal, Die Rich, Buck remains on his bullshit and rocks with Meek Mill’s latest track. xzone
Speech! Karmaloop Music & Rocksmith has partnered with Free for an upcoming Freedom of Speech project and here’s the first offering produced by Mike Jerz. Video directed by Mike Tom Larkin after the jump.
This is nothing more than just a snapshot. But here’s the first photo from the set of Drake and Ri Ri’s new video. It’s directed by Yoann Lemoine (above). Hopefully we get more flicks soon. Until then, Take Care. def glam