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Eminem On Curtis’ Work Ethic

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3645654&w=425&h=350&fv=] People love to tell this story again and again about how hard 50 works. I get it, he works hard. We all should. No hard feelings but I missed seeing myself in last night’s Behind The Music. Guess I wasn’t holding my poms poms high enough in front of the camera to make the final cut. Ha!

The Young Jeezy & Rick Ross Connection

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3645536&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dvid%253D445313%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A445313] You rep for my weed carrier group. I’ll rep for yours. Favor for a favor. Ha! Anyways, on the set of a Triple C’s video, The Bawse and Da Snowman had some interesting things to say about carrying on tradition and their status in the game. Ross: “To be a part of Def Jam, I feel that the biggest legacies have been lived at Def Jam. From the dudes I love like EPMD, of course the LL Cool […]

The Return Of Rihanna

Guess who’s bizack. Ri-Ri announced on her new Twitter account last night that she’s ready to knock a few cats off the top of the charts this fourth quarter. Count me in as part of the hype machine ’cause I really wanna hear how the Fuck Boy Brown incident has affected her music. Straight from The A has gathered all the new flicks and behind the scenes video of the album cover shoot. Good luck to you, Ms. Fenty. Sidebar: […]

The Birth Of Def Jam

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3645382&w=425&h=350&fv=] I respect T La Rock’s “It’s Yours” as the classic that it is, but when I think of the real first record produced by Def Jam Recordings, it’s LL Cool J’s “I Need A Beat.” The above vignette was my favorite from last night’s show. I love to hear the story again and again on how James Todd met Rick Rubin. So legendary. Hey, who still needs a rip? VH1 did the right thing and put the whole […]

J.R. Writer Speaks On Getting Shot

Unbeknownst to me, J.R. Writer was shot in the leg this past Saturday in The Bronx. Recovering at home, he spoke to XXL about the situation. “They wasn’t trying to rob nuthin’, they looked more like they was going to kill something. None of us was strapped, we actually thought we was in a low spot in the BX. On top of that we been coming there for the past three months with no problems working on my album and […]

Young Jeezy & Jay-Z Plan To Shoot A Video For “Real As It Gets”

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3640897&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dvid%253D445239%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A445239] Backstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards, Da Snowman spills the beans that he and Iceberg plan to shoot a visual for track six on the Blueprint 3. Unfortunately, the statue didn’t allow Jeezy to go into detail. Props: 1515