Actor Michael Rapaport’s Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest documentary is in its final editing stages and should be released sometime this year. In this new excerpt from the film, Luda speaks on Tribe’s influence on the game. Woooha
Not only is indie rock band Francis and The Lights hitting the road with Drake on his Away From Home tour, but the group is also featured on his debut disc, Thank Me Later. Drake was vague as to the details, but he told Rolling Stone, “It’s gonna be interesting. I hope it’s pleasing to the ear.” We do too.
T.I.’s first recording since his release is set to drop next Monday. The production duo behind the boards, Trackslayerz crafted the beat back in ’08 and spoke with VIBE on what to expect. “This record right here kinda reminds me of the Urban Legend T.I., but it’s from the point of when he got locked up. It’s no fall off [with] the lyricism. It’s like he’s completely focused. T.I. went extremely hard. He went in,” says Price as his other half, Inf chimes […]
Plies throws more spaghetti at the wall with his new single produced by Clinton Sparks. Become Goon Affiliated on May 25th.
Entertainment Weekly acquired the first image of Kanye West’s character on the Fox animated series The Cleveland Show. The episode airs May 2nd and features ‘Ye as teenage rap star “Kenny West”. Last year, Kanye read lines for the show and in March recorded his vocals. Co-creator Rich Appel says “Kenny” already has a recurring role on the series. Good ass job, Mr. West.
For nearly two hours, Wale discussed sports with Skip Bayless on ESPN’s 1st and 10. In the final segment, he and Skip debate whether Jay-Z’s the greatest rapper of all time. Skip argued that Hov lacked stage presence and a good voice. Hov has admitted to the latter in previous interviews. Let the great debates begin.
Didn’t this guy retire? Anyway, Bow Wow turned to his blog today and said his eighth studio album and first Cash Money release will be a double disc. Like his mixtape last January, let’s hope this goes “double platinum” as well. Ha!