DMX’s estranged wife, Tashera Simmons comments on her upcoming memoir, Strength Of A Woman. She insists the book isn’t a traditional tell-all, but rather “inspirational”. Judge for yourself this September. Chuck Creekmur
[vodpod id=Video.3385842&w=425&h=350&fv=] Fab heads to the meat locker for his latest visual off There Is No Competition 2. Directed by Aristotle, the video is one of five clips from his Funeral Arrangement viral series. Complex
In the wake of VIBE‘s producer tournament, this popped up in the inbox. Upcoming producer Shy Guy remixed the theme songs from old James Bond movies for his new instrumental tape, Beats, James Beats. If you like what you hear, you can download it here or on his website. Ian Fleming would be proud.
Mr. Angelettie flips Joell Ortiz’s “Project Boy” for this new tune off his mixtape Appreciate The Hate Part II. Yep, he’s still mad.
Last night the boys from Cleveland made their way to 17 Irving Place for a concert at the Fillmore auditorium. Without Bizzy, they set the tone with “East 1999”. Below, “Thuggish Ruggish Bone” and “Weed Song”.
Unemployment’s on the rise, but that hasn’t affected Lil Wayne. Weezy’s baby mama, Toya Johnson told US Weekly that while the rapper serves his year-long sentence at Rikers Island, his job is to supervise suicidal inmates. “He watches the crazy prisoners and makes sure they don’t kill themselves. He likes the job even though they don’t pay him much.” Anyone else feel like dying? HHNM via Rollingstone
During Ryan Leslie’s set at Hampton University last week, he brought out Virginia native Pusha T for a surprise performance of “Popular Demand”. R Lez makes one helluva hypeman, man. Karen Civil