A decade (and four months) ago, an unknown Virgina rap duo called The Clipse shook the game up with their debut album, Lord Willin’. Powered by their groundbreaking single “Grindin”, the LP produced The Thronton Brothers a platinum plaque and planted VA’s hip-hop scene at the forefront. The Facts Remain caught up with No Malice last month to reflect on their magnum opus. Mal’s verse on “I’m Not You” is incomparable.
While out in Montreal, Wyclef shares what he learned from Baby Chris. He also mentions trying to get 50 Cent to come to Haiti during their last convo and addresses whether he spoke to Lauryn Hill during last week’s funeral. montreality
Slaughterhouse were up at Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds’ podcast on Hot 97. To hear Rosenberg tell it, “this is the best interview with Slaughterhouse that has ever been done. Yeah I said it!” Juan and Cipha also launched their Juan Epstein app, which you can download for free here.
What a title! Whether you worship one or not, F.A.B. whips out the rhyme book and drops more knowledge on his new cut. I Found My Backpack 3 coming soon. wtw
In support of his Reloaded mixtape with Don Cannon, Twista turns on the blue light and lets the cameras roll for his new clip. His album Dark Horse coming soon.
Now that Tiny and her friends talk show got picked up, Shekinah feels her contribution isn’t needed and goes out to prove she’s just as dedicated as them. Work hard, play hard, ladies. Previously: Ep. 1 & 2
Betha returns to the mic and adds a quick verse to Miguel’s popular record. Sounds like Mason is slowly adjusting back to his comfort zone. Hopefully he’s got more on the way. flex