Bun B of UGK performed at the Loft in Atlanta, Georgia for MySpace Music’s Beyond The Sound. The Houston rapper did classic UGK songs as well as his own solo hits. Watch highlights from the evening, with Paul Wall and Mike Jones as opening acts, via MySpace below.
MySpace Music migrated the sound of Houston to the ATL for the next installment of “Beyond the Sound” at the Loft. The capacity crowd was thrilled to see Texas rappers Paul Wall, Mike Jones and Bun B perform. In the video below, you will see Paul and Mike rock first playing their new songs ‘Bizzy Body’ and ‘Next To You’, off their new albums, as well as classic hits. Watch it via MySpace below.
Mike Jones stops by the Mid Day Mix with Miss Alynette on Q104.7 in Ventura to talk about his new album ‘The Voice’. The rapper talked about the long layoff between albums, the shocking weight loss of over 100 lbs., who is on the album, his Ice Age for Kids and American Dreams foundations, and more.
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Global Grind caught up with Mike Jones, where the Houston rapper talked about his new formula to success, constantly working in the studio because “you’re only good as your last hit”, how the mixtape game isn’t the same as it used to be, giving out his phone number back in ’05 and how everyone’s doing it now, what to expect from his new album ‘The Voice’, how he’s been making all type of music but the higher ups wanted him to “stay with the hood sound.” Watch the interview via YouTube below.
Mike Jones filmed his new video ‘Next to You’ in Houston, Texas, documenting the day in a 15 minute making of clip. “You see the weight loss,” the noticeably slimmer Jones says in the clip. “It’s the new me, man.” Watch the footage via MySpace below.
RollingOut.com spoke with Mike Jones, asking the Houston rapper what he has in common with President-elect Barack Obama. “I call myself the president of the city and he’s the President of the United States,” Jones said. “I won’t get as much duty as him, but I get duties put on me, so I have to represent and hold down the city like how he has to take care of the country.”
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Mike Jones is out with the video to his new single ‘Cuddy Buddy’, featuring Trey Songz, Lil Wayne and Twista, the second release from the Houston, Texas rapper’s second album ‘Voice of the Streets’, out November 11th via Ice Age Entertainment / Warner Bros. Watch it via YouTube below.
Trae The Truth and Mike Jones were involved in an altercation on Monday night (August 11) in Houston, Texas during the 2008 Ozone Awards. Jones was videotaped wiping blood from his face while exchanging words with the fellow Houston MC. “The point is, don’t come disrespecting the city,” Trae told K Gee afterwards. “You don’t even ride for the city. When people was sh**ting on Houston, like Houston done fell off, that n**** ducked up, curled and went some where. I stayed fighting, like ‘N**** this H-Town.’ Everybody respect that about me. That’s why they put me at the forefront of this city bro.” Jones told G-Man’s show on Houston radio station 97.9 The Box he was sucker punched by Trae, who apparently was upset Jones referred to himself as the “President” of Houstohn. Watch footage following the incident via YouTube below.
Mike Jones performed ‘Drop and Gimme 50’ at the official ESPN NFL Draft Party at Club Touch in New York City on Friday (April 25). Watch it via YouTube below.
An animated video for Mike Jones’ new single ‘Drop & Gimme 50′, featuring Hurricane Chris and produced by DJ Smurf, aka Mr. Collipark, has been posted online. The track is featured on Jones’ forthcoming sophomore album ‘The Voice Of The Streets’, due out April 15th on Ice Age Entertainment / Warner Bros. Records. Watch it via MySpace below.