The gangsta has returned. After noticing Freddie Gibbs’ insightful and often humorous observations on sports through his Twitter account, Rap Radar decided to give him a forum to express his thoughts on the thrills of victory and the agonies of defeat. It’s Gangsta Gibbs Wide World Of Sports. The black Bill Simmons is here. And for his 13th column, weighs in on week one of the NFL season and Indianapolis Colts QB, Peyton Manning’s neck injury.
Nas is known to write in his book of rhymes past the margins and today, Atria/Simon & Schuster Books announced that he will release his memoir in Fall 2012. It Ain’t Hard To Tell will be co-written by journalist Touré and will delve into past relationships with Carmen Bryan and Kelis; beefs with Jay-Z and Bill O’Reilly; and his mother’s tragic battle with cancer. In 2009, Michael Eric Dyson penned the biography, Born To Use Mics.
Third time’s the charm and we’re back in the studio with Wale as he continues to share the creation of his upcoming MMG debut. Preach on brother Folarin. Ambition drops 11.1.11. Previously: Pt. 1 l Pt. 2
The Cash Money army recently added teenage pop act Savvy to their platoon. The group star in The Wannabes, a show about teenagers who want to be pop stars. The series is set to air on Starz Kids & Family on September 5th. In a statement, reclusive Cash Money co-CEO Slim Williams commented on his new acts. “We are blown away by the range of talent of Savvy,” said Cash Money co-CEO Ronald “Slim” Williams. “They work together and embody […]
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Jay-Z’s Blueprint, The Source pays homage with the cover dedicated to his groundbreaking album. The main feature was written by YN and hits newsstands on September 20th. “After his classic 1996 debut, Reasonable Doubt, ignited the streets, dazzled the critics, but didn’t move enough units, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter scrapped his bad marketing plan for a one-album discography and decided to drop a new masterful work each and every year. He emerged center stage with a […]
Not only is Big Sean finally famous, but now, he’s got a gold plaque to show for it. Last month, his Chris Brown assisted single “My Last” clocked over 500,000 copies. Congrats! In other news, Sean will be heading on a 30 city US Tour kicking off October 2nd in North Carolina. Take a look at the rest of the dates after the jump.
Maino’s hit soars to new heights with the official remix. Mark your calendars, The Day After Tomorrow drops October 4th. uhtn