Roy Jones Jr. is out with the video to his new single ‘Can’t Be Touched’, featuring Magic and Trouble, from the album ‘Body Head Bangerz Volume One’, released on Bodyhead Entertainment. Watch it online below.
When Fat Joe rapped that “even Roy Jones was forced to lean back” after the boxer’s recent knockout losses to Antonio Tarver and Glenn Johnson on Ja Rule’s hit single ‘New York’, Jones let Joe know he wasn’t happy. “I realized like, ‘Wow, you really disrespected this man and hurt his pride,’ ” Joe recalled to XXL magazine when the two ran into each other at a party. “The next day we spoke on the phone. I was like, ‘Yo, B, I got mad respect, mad love for you.’ I’m a man about this [bleep]. I know when I’m right, I know when I’m wrong.”
Choppa, formerly of No Limit/Take Fo Records, has recently left Master P’s No Limit Records and signed to Roy Jones Jr.’s label Body Head Entertainment. Choppa has signed into a 5-album deal with his first release planned for an April 2004 release. The full article at ballerstatus.net has since been removed or relocated.
Recently, WBA Heavyweight Champion and rapper Roy Jones Jr. made a 4-day trip to Nairobi, Kenya to HIV/AIDS awareness and education. Jones visited various local schools, hospitals, slums, boxing facilities and had a meeting with Kenya President Mwai Kibaki. The article at ballerstatus.net has since been removed.
Roy Jones Jr. was on the Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn on Thursday to talk about his boxing career and promote his new album. He also played Yambo against Carmen Electra and Dave Navarro… and when Carmen danced to one of his tunes he got flustered and blew his lead, losing to the pair 3-2. Read on for a transcript of the music part of their chat.
Associated Press spoke with Roy Jones Jr. about the big success his ‘That Was Then’ single has enjoyed in the charts, debuting at #2 and still holding at #3 after eight weeks. “I expected some response, but not quite as much as it got at the beginning,” Jones said of his single. “I wasn’t real sure how people would react because some people have negative impressions of athletes trying to rap, but so far people like it.”
Boxing great Roy Jones Jr. and now rapper is planning to drop the first album off his Body Head Entertainment label and it just happens to be his own. ‘Round One, The Album’ is set to hit stores on January 29. The EMI backed label is due to release several of its artists this year, according to Roy. Roy also is planning a compilation album featuring the label’s artists this year. Roy said, “Our goal is to make Body Head Entertainment among the elite, independent record labels.”