While we wait for M-O-B-B’s next album, Havoc and Prodigy tell XXL, that we should expect an EP to drop on the busiest shopping day of the year: November 25. Mark your calendars, duns. “We have an EP coming on Black Friday,” Havoc said, referring to November 25, the beginning of the holiday shopping season. “We didn’t come up with a title yet, but we’ll have a title that will mean something. It will be like seven or eight songs. I did like […]
Strike a pose (no Vogue). Here’s a look from the set as Rozay, Wale, Meek Mill and Pill shoot their cover for the upcoming issue of XXL magazine. Pick it up on newsstands tomorrow.
Although Rick Ross had a lil’ run in with Kreayshawn at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, he’s not letting up. In his XXL cover story, he calls her a dirty bitch before wanting to smack her handlers. He even threatens Kreayshawn, the fledgling Bay Area rapper who called Ross “fake” in a recent freestyle. “I cant wait to slap the shit out of whoever carries her bags,” he sneers. “And I hope it’s her nigga. Dirty bitch. You better […]
The gang’s all here. Rozay and the hottest crew in the game cover XXL. Issues hit newsstands September 20th. Peep an excerpt below. XXL’s new executive editor, Jayson Rodriguez, moderated a roundtable discussion between MMG stars Wale, Meek and Pill, to find out about each rappers role in the crew, what MMG represents as a team and what gives them an advantage over their competitors. “I think it’s a plus that everybody got their own fan base, they got their […]
2Pac Back—and on the cover of XXL. On the 15th anniversary of his death, XXL reaches out to the people that knew him best, including his biological father, Bill Garland. Issue on stands August 16th. “[Tupac] cared for people,” he said. “That was his main thing. He really cared for people. I think that’s why he would get so upset when people tried to question his commitment, his love for Black women or Black men. The East Coast/West Coast, you […]
Birdman returns to the cover of XXL. Issue hits newsstands on June 7th, but peep an excerpt below. B’lee dat. “Honestly, I gave him the floor,” Baby says of Weezy. “He wanted it. I been with him since he was seven years old, eight years old. I been in his life all of his life, and he was like, “Let me handle, it.” At the time, me as an artist, losing my sister and everything I was going through personally, […]
Unbeknownst to anyone outside of Harris Publications, XXL published their 250 Greatest Rap Songs of the 90s. Coming in at number one is Dr. Dre’s “Nuthin’ But A G Thang”. Pretty good bad choice. You can read the other 249 selections when the issue hits nationwide next Tuesday. mtv