Alchemist, Chris Gotti, David Banner, DJ Reach, Kevin Liles, Prodigy, Talib Kweli, and Wendy Williams were amongst those on hand for the ‘Crunk!!!’ Energy Drink Launch Party Hosted by Lil Jon on Monday (August 9) at Butter in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage
Juju of The Beatnuts, The Roots’ Black Thought, Busta Rhymes, DJ Enuff, Kamal, Lil’ Fame, Lil’ Jon, Prodigy, Raekwon, Ron Artest, Kurtis Blow, Kool Herc, Spliff, Talib Kweli, Treach of Naughty By Nature, and Vida were on hand for Mobb Deep Presents ‘Amerikaz Nightmare’ Album Release on Tuesday (August 10) at Spirit in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Pitbull is out with the video to his new single ‘Culo’ featuring Lil Jon, off the Miami rapper’s debut album M.I.A.M.I., released on TVT. Watch it via YouTube below.
Star magazine reports that Paris Hilton is telling friends she intends to take her singing career “very, very seriously,” and will meet with top music execs after ‘Simple Life 2′ promotions. Hilton has also been secretly meeting with Lil’ Jon and Ludacris hoping to convince the rappers to collaborate with her on her pop debut. She’s also “desperately trying” to meet with Jay-Z, hoping to copy the success of Destiny’s Child star Beyonce Knowles.
In Touch Weekly reports that Mya’s romance with Lil Jon has ended, and now the rapper has begun dating another singer, Christina Milian. Just like he and Mya hooked up while producing tracks for her, Lil Jon also won Milian’s heart in the studio.
Contributed by AdamBernard:
Flipping through the reviews section of XXL this month (Lil’ Jon cover) made me realize how little XXL has to do with Hip-Hop. They dissed both Erick Sermon’s album and Cormega’s album (which is really a mix-tape). Both of these albums have a very good chance of ending up on my year end top ten list and seeing yet another publication that claims to be about Hip-Hop blatantly show a lack of knowledge about the culture infuriates me. In the words of Sticky Fingaz “but wait it gets worse!” To find out how, click here.
Chris Rock stopped to greet Lil Jon during a Paper Magazine cover shoot for PM, Paper Magazine’s nightlife tabloid insert in New York City on Thursday (June 17).
A source tells The New York Daily News Paris Hilton’s collaboration with Lil Jon was born one night while the two were seated with Hugh Hefner at a Los Angeles club. Paris leaned in and began to freestyle-rap in Lil Jon’s ear, and the rapper was sold. “We just gotta get in the studio, and I’m gonna basically deal with a club vibe,” he said. “And make it super sexy, because she’s such a supermodel.” Asked if the heiress plans to rap on her debut album, her rep responded, “We’re mainly concentrating on the singing. But who knows? We might come up with some whole new other sh**, too.”
Jawn’s back from vacation and recaps his experience on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage. Plus, there’s news on Jillian Barberie, Destiny’s Child, Charlie Wilson of The Gap Band, Brent Jones, En Vogue and Lil’ Jon in this week’s Juice. Also, find out the latest rumor circulating about rapper Foxy Brown. All of these stories and so much more in this week’s column. Read it here.