Last night Wednesday (August 8), news broke that rapper Young Jeezy has been named Senior VP of A&R at Atlantic Records. Radio DJ, DJ Greg Street made the announcement on his V103 radio show in ATL. It is also being reported that Jeezy will remain a solo artist on prominent Hip-Hop label Def Jam.
Archive for August, 2012
Earlier in the week, we posted Aaliyah’s new track “Enough Said” Ft. Drake which was produced by Noah “40″ Shebib and is rumored to be the 1st single off her new album, which is rumored to be executive-produced by Drake. Many people wondered if Timbaland and Missy were left out on this project and if Aaliyah’s immediate family supported the disc.
2 Chainz wants you to know something. (more…)
In the middle of somewhere Slaughterhouse and Swizz Beatz began filming the visual for their single “Throw It Away”. The song serves as the latest track off their upcoming album, welcome to: OUR HOUSE which arrives on August 28. The album feature guest appearances from Eminem, Swizz Beatz, B.o.B, Cee Lo Green, Busta Rhymes and others. Pre-order WTOH on Amazon.
Today Def Jam’s rapper Rick Ross received his fourth #1 album of his career and his highest first week ever. His latest offering, God Forgives, I Don’t sold over 225,000 copies in its first week, which was more than enough to earn him the number one spot on this week’s Billboard Top 200. To celebrate his #1, the Bawse tweeted to his 2.3 million followers. Read his tweet after the jump!
Just a few months ago, Jigga and Yeezy’s Watch The Throne documentary leaked online but it was immediately taken down. Today Wednesday (July 8), WTT documentary reappeared online. Visualized by Robert Lopuski, in this full 11-minutes doc, it shows an up-close-and-personal look of Jay-Z and Kanye West recording their platinum-selling album.
In part 2 of his ‘Live from the Underground’ tour vlog, Casey Veggies travels through Kansas, Iowa and Colorado. Make sure you catch Casey performing on Big K.R.I.T.’s ‘Live from the Underground’ tour. He is also working on a few upcoming projects. Hit the jump to watch his vlog & download Greatly Customized Vol. 3 here.