Seeing is Believing 11/02 – New 50 Cent & Redman Vids!

2 11 2009

On today’s vids…

50 Cent tells Kelly Rowland to “Have a Baby By Me”

Redman “Coc’s Back” with his new artist Ready Roc

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Got Ya Covered: Def Jam Covers the Nov. 2009 Issue of XXL

6 10 2009

XXL November 2009

The biggest label in Hip Hop history covers the November issue of XXL Magazine. The cover of the magazine features Def Jam’s long-time and current heavyweights such as Method Man, Redman, Rick Ross, Fabolous, Ghostface, Scarface, and more. The issue will honor Def Jam’s 25th anniversary, and will hit shelves October 27th.

Def Jam is responsible for pioneering Hip Hop in the 1980’s by it’s founder, producer Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons. Throughout the years, Def Jam has delivered classic albums to Hip Hop, and have been the home to various groundbreaking artists such as LL Cool J, Run-D.M.C., Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, Jay-z, and many more. On Tuesday the 13th, VH1’s Hip Hop Honors will be recognizing the monumental label and paying homage to it’s past and present artists who contributed outstanding material to the label and the Hip Hop genre.

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Takin ‘Em Back – 8/14

14 08 2009

To add more to the hype for Meth-n-Red & Ghostface’s show tomorrow at the House of Blues, today’s throwback joint is the classic “Da Rockwilder”. “Da Rockwilder” remains to be a dope track till this day with a short running time of 2:15 putting the producer of the track (also named Rockwilder) on the map!





Seeing is Believing 6/26 – New Meth & Red Vid!

26 06 2009

Method Man & Redman feat. Erick Sermon – Mrs. International
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Method Man & Redman drop their second single off of Blackout! 2, “Mrs. International”. “Mrs. International” serves as the albums track for the ladies and features Erick Sermon on the hook. As usual, Meth and Red put humor into their videos by doing their rendition of an old singing group and Redman doing a quick Rick James rendition. If you still haven’t heard the Blackout! 2 album, you definitely have to check it out. Blackout! 2 is in stores now!





The Numbers Are In…

28 05 2009

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Last Tuesday, May 19th; various hip hop artists dropped albums. Some of those artists include Eminem, Busta Rhymes, Method Man & Redman, and mixtape veteran DJ Drama. Eminem has a reputation for successfull album sales and was highly likely to have the number one spot this past week. Eminem already surpasses gold status with his Relapse album. There was a mistake with the charts putting Method Man & Redman at number 4, when they are actually at spot number 7, leading to Busta Rhymes outselling the duo. Continue reading for the numbers!

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Album Review: Method Man & Redman – Blackout! 2

21 05 2009

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One of the rare occurrences in Hip Hop today is collaboration albums. Numerous solo albums filled with guest appearances have been released over the decade, but rarely do you see collaborative albums. Breaking this rare trend is the dynamic duo Method Man and Redman with their sequel to their platinum album Blackout! During their ten year hiatus, the two made a cult classic comedy, released two albums separately, and even had a short sitcom on Fox. The duo’s solo albums were both received as average, excluding Method Man’s commercial attempt Tical 0 which received bad reviews. Now with Hip Hop’s Cheech & Chong reunited, will the album spark more than the solo efforts, or will the album be another “Method & Red”?
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Quick News – T.I. Redeems Himself With a Short Sentence, 5/19 Hip Hop Releases

19 05 2009

TI GunLike usual celebrity sentences, T.I. gets his reduced to 2 months due to his agreement to do house arrest, community service, including his MTV docureality show Road to Redemption. Initially Tip was supposed to do a 366 day sentence for a weapon charge and the huge reduction proves that money talks.

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Today was one of the first major release dates for hip hop in a while. Eminem dropped his highly anticipated Relapse album, Busta Rhymes got Back on his BS, and Method Man and Redman release their follow up to their Blackout! album. It’s obvious that Eminem is going to lead the sales with his reputation for chart topping albums and is slated to move around 300k units at Best Buy retailers alone for the first week. Method Man and Redman fall into second place on the sales estimates with Busta in third place. As the week goes on we’ll get a better idea of what the first week progresses. I copped Blackout! 2 and Relapse, which ones will you be getting?