NextUp: Erk Tha Jerk

22 10 2009

Erk Tha Jerk
My boy Francois‘ has been working with this artist for a minute. He goes by the name of Erk Tha Jerk, an indie artists who hails from The Bay area. You may have heard his collabo with Too $hort “Plane in the Air”, and he’s back with a follow up joint. His latest joint “Right Here” has been heating up the West Coast and can be heard on Power 106’s new at 2 as of this week. Continue reading to read more on Erk Tha Jerk and peep “Right Here”.

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Dope or Nope 10/22: New Timbo & Jay-z

22 10 2009

Timbaland – Rumors feat. Jay-z & Keri Hilson
timbo jay-z
The duo that brought you “Big Pimpin'”, “The Bounce”, and joints off of the Blueprint 3 collab once again for Timbaland’s forthcoming Shock Value 2 album. This time Keri Hilson lends vocals to the track, while Jay comes in with his usual clever references. Timbalands current single “Morning After Dark” has already made it’s way to radio airplay with the album dropping November 23rd, with artists such as Justin Timberlake, Drake, Lil Wayne, and others expected to appear.

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Dope or Nope 10/21: The Game Vs. 50 Cent

21 10 2009

New music: 50 Cent’s Crime Wave & The Game’s HeavenThe Game and 50 Cent

Earlier this week 50 Cent stopped by Big Boy’s radio show to discuss beef, Jay-z, and the possibility of recording with The Game. In the video below, he states he wouldn’t work with The Game in the future, check it out:

Though the two once made great Hip Hop material in the past, it seems like they’ll never reconsile their differences. Today, two new tracks hit the net per artist, which brought me to today’s Dope or Nope entry. Inside we got links to 50 Cent’s “Crime Wave” and The Game’s “Heaven”. Out of the two’s careers, who do you think put out better music? Get Rich or Die Tryin or The Documentary? The Massacre or Doctor’s Advocate? L.A.X. or Curtis? Not to mention, they are both dropping their fourth albums before the end of 2009.

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Album Info: Gucci Mane – The State Vs. Radric Davis x Official First Single

20 10 2009

Gucci Mane - Spotlight
MissInfo premiered Gucci’s official first single off of The State Vs. Radric Davis yesterday, which happens to be the Polow Da Don produced “Spotlight” featuring Usher. “Wasted” was considered the “warm-up” single, has received positive feedback and this joint shouldn’t be any different giving Gucci more of a mass appeal. Check out the link for the single below, and information on the December 8th album. BRRRRRR!!

Two days after releasing a new three-part, 30-track mixtape, Gucci Mane has launched the campaign in support of his forthcoming sophomore effort, The State Vs. Radric Davis.

The Atlanta rapper unveiled both a December 8, 2009 street date for the So Icey/Asylum/Warner Bros. Records release, and the album’s official first single, “Spotlight” featuring Usher.

The song, produced by Polow da Don, follows the national radio success of Gucci’s warm-up single “Wasted,” featuring Plies.

Additional production credits on the album include Drumma Boy, Mannie Fresh and Sean Garrett, who, along with Gucci, contributed to singer Mario’s summer hit “Break Up.”

The album also features appearances by Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy, and Gucci’s So Icey labelmates OJ Da Juiceman and Waka Flocka.

via: AllHipHop

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Dope or Nope 10/20: Jeezy’s Trap or Die 2

20 10 2009

Young Jeezy – Trap or Die 2 (Produced by Zaytoven)
Young Jeezy XXL
Young Jeezy’s been simi-lowkey from the music scene, but now he’s back with the follow up to “Trap or Die” which appeared on his debut album Thug Motivation 101. The first time around he hooked up with Bun-B on the banger, but this time he’s solo on this joint. The track was produced by upcoming ATL producer Zaytoven, who’s produced beats for the likes of Gucci, Soulja Boy, OJ, and even Usher’s latest single “Papers”. “Trap Or Die 2” is expected to appear on Jeezy’s Thug Motivation 103 LP dropping later this year.

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Girls, Girls, Girls: Chick of the Week 10/20 – The “Rated R” Rihanna

20 10 2009

Rihanna Russian roulette
*New single Russian Roulette inside!
It appears that ever since Rihanna has her physical altercation with her ex dude Chris Brown, her career and image has changed. Her good girl image changed throughout her career, but recently she’s taken it to another level and increasing her bad chick value and sex appeal. Ironically when she reached her career changing moment, it changed for the good; she’s at her peak in her career, she’s made 15 million last year, she’s the talk of every gossip/fashion blog, and she has a highly anticipated R&B album titled Rated R. Continue reading to peep her new single “Russian Roulette” written by Ne-Yo, and to check out more pics of the sexy Rihanna, along with her new rumored album cover!

Rated R hits shelves on November 23rd.

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Dope or Nope: 10/16 – New Eminem (Updated with CDQ & NO DJ)

16 10 2009

Eminem – Taking My Ball (CDQ)

Eminem drops this new joint that is set to appear on the Jay-z & Eminem Edition of the highly anticipated “DJ Hero”. “DJ Hero” is a turn-table simulation similar to “Guitar Hero” that will be hitting consoles October 27th. Of course Hip Hop heavyweights will have their own game.
“Taking My Ball” sounds like the typical “first single by Eminem” track filled with a accented rap delivery and comical, sick lyrics. This joint is strictly for the “DJ Hero” game and not for his second album this year, Relapse 2. Both Relapse 2 and 50’s Before I Self Destruct are rumored to be released on November 17th.

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Dope or Nope 10/15: The Snoop Edition – New Joint & Music Video!

15 10 2009

Snoop Dogg - Malice iN wonderland

As Snoop gears up for his tenth album, new content from the album titled Malice in Wonderland has been released. Today I’m bringing you a new joint and a music video from the Doggfather; the new track is titled “Protocol” and it’s produced by Nottz who’s responsible for producing the hit “That’s That” featuring R. Kelly. The music video is “Shoot Em Up” produced by Niggarachi. Continue reading to peep the video and download link for “Protocol”.

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Dope or Nope 10/12 – Michael Jackson’s This Is It

12 10 2009

Michael Jackson – This is It
It’s still hard to believe the King of Pop is gone and here is the single off of the upcoming, highly anticipated documentary under the same title. “This is It” will be in theaters October 28th, and it will be MJ’s final concert and rehearsal footage. Tickets for the film sold out in approximately 2 hours, while fans waited up to 3 days to receive tickets. Fans of Michael Jackson will definitely appreciate this film and remember his legacy. Long live MJ!

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Dope or Nope 10/9 – New Wale Track!

9 10 2009

Wale – Fly Away
Before I get my weekend started, I’m leaving you with this new Wale (Wah-Lay, not Whale) joint he posted on his Twitter this morning. Though he stated that today wasn’t the best of days, he still brought a brand new joint for his fans. He flips Lenny Kravitz’s “Fly Away” for the hook as he drops some deep rhymes. His debut Attention: Deficit will be in stores November 10th.

AsSeenOn: Wale’s Twitter

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