A few nights ago, Dee Vazquez rounded up yours truly, Karen Civil, and rappers Nina B and Lady Luck to discuss my favorite subject: Women in hip-hop. (That’s sarcasm for all you folks in the back.) Rah Digga also phoned in with her two cents. Female rappers that look like and rap like Biggie? I’m all for it.
Usually, a hit record speaks for itself. But last Spring, Vado and Cam’Ron had rap fans speaking their language with, “Speakin In Tungs”. Powered by a shaman, trance-like sample, V12 kicked up top game while Cam showed his lighter side with a killa DMX impersonation: “I do, what I do becauseeee!…” Hilarious every time. Wanna know what’s poppin? Take a listen.
Waka was released from the Henry County Jail yesterday after posting $40,000 bail. On Monday, he turned himself in based on an outstanding warrant. Hours ago, he posted the message above via his Twitter account. ahh
Lloyd Banks made his first appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. In the clip above, he performed his hit, “Beamer, Benz, Or Bentley”. Below, he and Jeremih closed out the show with “I Don’t Deserve You”.
[vodpod id=Video.5267381&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] The man of the hour Skillz talks about the origin of his “Rap Up” series as well as the reasoning behind why he put the latest on sale on iTunes instead of putting the track out for free download. Soul Culture
Who knows when The R.E.D. Album will ever see the light of day. So in the meantime, Game announced the title of his upcoming mixtape with DJ Skee and revealed the cover art. Are you excited?
[vodpod id=Video.5267643&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dvid%253D610648%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A610648] You think Eminem gives a fuck about a Grammy? While that remains to be seen, here’s his appearance in the Recording Academy’s Music Is Life Is Music promotional campaign. MTV was lucky enough to get the first look at the 30 second spot. The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards air February 13 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.