“Serena Williams, peace to her gettin’ the gold. You know she got soul.” Give Common a random word and he will manage to cover it off the top. And while on Sway’s morning show’s here’s how he put it down. Here’s a word: Dope! After the jump, he speaks on Cruel Summer. UPDATE: Another freestyle.
One of the most anticipated songs off of DJ Khaled’s Kiss The Ring is “Hip-Hop” featuring Nas, Scarface, and DJ Premier. With Dazed One behind the lens, Khaled shows how the magic happened. Afterward, he films the reactions from ‘Face, Shaheem Reid, and Jadakiss. Album drops August 21st.
XV is back on the Radar and comes up with some new audio. If you’re in the Lawrence, KS area, he will be performing his Popular Culture live next Thursday. Cop tix here.
Things just got even bigger and better in Texas. Trae keeps it local and rounds up some of the Lone Star State’s finest for this posse cut. It’s not where you from, it’s this track.
The night before premiering the audio online, Trey and Jeezy gave a live debut last Friday at South Beach’s Club Play. No Weezy, no problem. Photos of the evening here. ean
How’s this for left field? For VIBE’s annual JUICE issue, MMG split cover duties with Azealia Banks and Diplo. Issue hits newsstands next week.
Pardon their backs. With a combined total of $78 million from May 2011 to May 2012, Bey ($40 million) and Jay ($38 million) tops the Forbes list as the highest paid celebrity couple. The Carters take the throne from last year’s highest paid couple Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady with Will and Jada Smith trailing not too far behind.