The Doc is back. Hip-hop’s legendary producer Dr. Dre is finally preparing to release his highly anticipated comeback album, Detox, and XXL got the chance to pick the rap icon’s brain for the December/January 2011 issue.
After over a decade the West Coast superproducer is finally preparing the first quarter 2011 release of the long-awaited Detox. In a candid interview with Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten, the master beatsmith said,… Continue
Lloyd Banks phoned Illinois’ HOT 105.5 this morning and shared his thoughts on Game’s plea yesterday for a G-Unit reunion. Hate to say it, but we doubt this is gonna happen. Shoulda stayed close,… Continue
Kanye’s interview with Matt Lauer on the Today Show this morning didn’t go over so well. Kanye turned to his Twitter account and expressed his frustration with the host:
I went up there to express how I was empathetic to Bush because I labeled him a racist and years later I got labeled as a racist…. While I was trying to give the interview they started playing the “MTV” under me with audio!!!!!!! I don’t mess with Matt Lauer or the Today Show … and that’s…Continue
In celebration of Twista’s new album The Perfect Storm, ThisIs50.com has teamed up with the faster rapper to give away some dope prizes from Twista himself! All you have to do is purchase the album in iTunes and become fans with Twista on Twitter and Facebook. Once you do so, submit a screen shot of the album purchase, as well as your friend request on Twista’s Facebook and Twitter to… Continue
One of Lil Wayne’s first orders of business once he returns to the studio will be recording a remix for Nicki Minaj. The Young Money femcee said that plans are underway for Weezy to remix a Pink Friday album cut.
“I think that he’s definitely going to be doing a remix, as he was in jail when I recorded Pink Friday,” Nicki told DJ Skee on 102.7 KIIS FM’s “New Music Show.” “He’s not on Pink Friday, so I will definitely want to get his… Continue
Nicki Minaj stopped by San Francisco’s KMEL 106.1 for a quick chat. The pink lady spoke about which song of hers she can’t wait to hear on the radio, touring for the next two years, still feeling underground despite her success (“I really don’t feel mainstream yet”), being flown out to perform with Jay-Z and Kanye at Yankee Stadium, and signing b**** for her Barbz. “I do feel like this is a rock star era,” said Nicki.
The day is almost here. Lil Wayne gets sprung from jail on Thursday and reportedly is planning to head straight to the studio to get back to doing what he does best. But before Weezy gets to breathe as a free man for the first time since March, he wrote a letter to his fans and supporters. Flip to it read his words of thanks.
Before you sit down for the turkey and pumpkin pie, feast your eyes on Kanye West and Keri Hilson. The two artists have been announced as part of the lineup for the 84th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The annual New York City tradition will kick off the holiday season with performances and appearances by Kanye, Keri, The Roots, India.Arie, and Jessica Simpson, as well as Miranda Cosgrove, Juanes, Eric Hutchinson, and Gladys… Continue
Nicki Minaj received an outpouring of love and support when she arrived back in Trinidad for a show on Saturday. The Young Money rapper left her home country when she was five, but still holds it close to her heart. “I want to eventually bring Trinidadian music and culture to the world,” she told press including Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday. “If any of you have anything you want me to promote, get it to me.”
In his defense this was not a 50 Cent produced Cheetah Vision Productions film. But still…50 can’t erase the curse of his movies going with limited theatrical release or straight-to-DVD. Here is the official DVD art to Twelve which also stars Chance Crawford. It was in theaters for a whopping two weeks. Movie hits stores on December 28th. Hopefully with 50’s new $200… Continue
Lloyd Banks continues to make rounds promoting his upcoming album 'Hunger For More 2.'
Lloyd Banks to talk about his new album, Hunger For More 2 (HFM2), the rumors about 50 Cent and Chalsea Handler dating, Soulja Boy and 50 Cent's XXL Cover and wanting an apology from Interscope for dropping him from their roster and then wanting to sign him once Beamer, Benz or Bentley went Gold independently. The… Continue
It’s been a long day for T.I. And earlier in the day, he told the Ricky Smiley Morning Show that he’s renamed his album King Uncaged to No Mercy. No word if this collabo with Rocko will make the final cut.…
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