50 Cent’s new video for ‘Wanksta’ is out, featuring the rapper cruising in a black Hummer H2 and rapping on some stairs. Watch it below.
If you haven’t checked out Ja Rule’s new video for ‘Thug Lovin” featuring Bobby Brown, it’s available on DefJam.com. Watch it via YouTube below.
Vibe magazine’s November issue has a piece focusing on Brazilian hip hop where they list some of the country’s top artists. Amongst them, MV Bill. The MV stands for Mensogeiro da Verdade, meaning Messenger of Truth. The rapper’s music blends the rebel spirit of Tupac Shakur with the concious vibe of Public Enemy’s Chuck D. The Brazilian government tried unsuccessfully to censor his hit song and video ‘Soldado do Morro’, meaning ‘Soldier of the Hill’, which, they believed, promoted gang violence. You can check out the 10 minute video, which you can bank on would never get played on the Viacom owned MTV or BET, below.
This week RollingStone.com have begun featuring the entire Eminem track ‘White America’, which is perhaps Slim’s most controversial video/song to date that likely won’t be making it onto MTV. Watch the video via YouTube below.
The video for the first single off Trina’s new album ‘The Diamond Princess’ is out now. It features Tweet in the track ‘No Panties’. Fans can check out Trina’s upcoming appearance on BET’s Rap City this Friday and look for the album to drop August 27th. Check out the video via Blastro below.
Restaurant dining guide couple Tim And Nina Zagat visited The Early Show to discuss celebrity restaurants including Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs restaurant Justin’s. “P. Diddy’s restaurant, which has been around for a few years. He is involved and so far the place seems to be doing well,” they commented. Watch a video clip here.
If you see the 4.5 MB file ‘Eminem_Without_Me.mp3’ and get excited… don’t get too excited. Someone decided to take the chorus from the track and just repeat it for nearly five minutes, but at least you get a sample of the debut single off ‘The Eminem Show’. It probably was leaked by Interscope to dilute the track when the authentic one emerges.
HOB.com will be doing a 24-hour audio broadcast of the Nas concert at House of Blues Chicago, which took place February 27. The show begins Thursday, April 4
12:00 pm PST / 3:00 pm EST. No doubt the show will include putting Jay-Z and perhaps R. Kelly on blast.
HOB.com will webcast a live concert from Jay-Z at House of Blues Sunset Strip from a performance on during October on Tuesday, January 8 12:00 pm PST / 3:00 pm EST. Check out more information on the show at hob.com.
Power99.com has backstage interviews with all the players in the Power House 2001 show except for Jadakiss, who was involved in a major beef with Beanie Segal in his home town of Philadelphia (as we reported earlier). Do get the full scoop straight from Beanie backstage at the gig, visit power99.com. There’s also clips with Fabolous, Nate Dogg, and Noreaga & Capone.