An attempt to take Rick Ross’ life was made on his birthday when a driver opened fire on Rozay’s care forcing him to crash into a nearby building. So far, Ross played it coy about the shooting while brushing off the danger he was in. Meek Mill, Ross’ artist, took sometime out of his All Star Weekend fun to speak on his boss’ drive-by shooting. Although Meek is concerned, he isn’t too surprised since he’s use to seeing people get killed every day. Watch what he said below.
Curren$y dropped the video for Living For The City after shooting the visuals for the single last night. Though Curren$y’s LP, New Jet City features some of the dopest artist in hip hop, from Trinidad James to Rick Ross, and Wiz khalifa (obviously), this one is Spitta on his own. Check it out this is real artistry right here. Of course, Spitta had to eat his Wheaties before he dropped the video. Hit the jump for more.
French Montana and his Bad Boy family come together once again for the visuals for French’s “Ocho Cinco.” The infectious song is featured on French’s Mac & Cheese 3. The Bad Boys joined together in a warehouse in L.A. for the video, which will be making it’s debut on Sunday. Check out the trailer below.
DJ Khaled sat down with Karen Civil to talk about his forthcoming album, Suffering From Success and more. Karen gets the We The Best boss to speak on Vado, Rick Ross’ upcoming album, and more. I’m sure Khaled’s upcoming album will be blockbuster like he’s previous albums. It’s crazy that this will be Khaled’s seventh album. Watch more below.
Too $hort has so many albums he can’t remember what songs were on which one anymore, so when he heard “All Gold Everything” and its similarities to one of his songs from the 90’s, “I Luv”, he just saw it as paying homage. Too $hort is gracious in this interview where he discusses the way borrowing different styles and recycling is the root of hip-hop, and it’s elementary in what he does as an artist. Watch the video for more.
Say what you want about Jermaine Dupri and some of the previous So So Def roster, but at one point So So Def had the game on lock! Jermaine put together a dope line-up that were all over radio and elsewhere. Also, there’s no denying to So So Def remixes were great. Jermaine announced that he’s putting together a 20th anniversary concert for So So Def and told Hot 97’s Angie Martinez that a compilation album is also on the way! The So So Def honcho also said that not many of his artists have met each other since there’s a large year gap between them and he never forced them to work together as a group. Watch what he said below.
YG teamed up with Young Jeezy and Wiz Khalifa for visuals for “Playin.” The track is featured on YG’s mixtape Just Re’d Up 2. The footage was shot in Beverly Hills by Matt Alonzo. Check out the behind the scenes footage below.
Harlem rapper, Azealia Banks, adds her own flavor to the popular song, “Harlem Shake.” If you haven’t heard of the “Harlem Shake” it’s the new YouTube explosion where people just do random dances. Hot 97’s own Angie Martinez posted a video of her and some of the Hot 97 crew doing their version of the viral videos. Now Ms. Banks gives the track a few verses as well as a video. Watch below.
Drake, Birdman, Ace Hood, Busta Rhymes, Meek Mill, TI, Future, DJ Khaled, Jay Sean, and many more attended the YMCMB pre-grammy party last weekend and it looked like a really fun time. Click below to see the video footage of the event.