A new Slaughterhouse project is officially in the works.
Slaughterhouse and Shady Records/Interscope formally announced the release of their third album today, which will be executive-produced by Just Blaze.
Joell Ortiz, Joe Budden, Crooked I and Royce Da 5’9″ are apparently recording the album from scratch, spending the month of June with producers araabMuzik, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League and Just Blaze. According to representatives at Shady Records, it won’t be a “send-tracks-around, and everyone-records-in-their-own-studio type of album.”
“Everyone is in the perfect space, mentally” says Royce. “It feels great to be back in the studio with the guys and I think that I can speak for everyone when I say that we just wanna make an album that will stand the test of time and mean sum’n to Hip-Hop.”
That’s all for now, folks. Stay tuned for updates.
Who’s looking forward to this project?
Jay-Z almost never tweets, but the hip hop superstar decided to voice his enthusiasm for what he sees as a new movement in music, spearheaded by his Roc Nation family. Jay tweeted about “new rules,” and cited his deal with Samsung regarding his upcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail, as well as recent promotional “events’ staged by Kanye West and J. Cole.
“If 1 Million records gets SOLD and billboard doesnt report it, did it happen? Ha. #newrules #magnacartaholygrail Platinum!!! VII IV XIII,” Jay tweeted.
J. Cole speaks about playing his song “Let Nas Down” for Nas himself.
One of the more talked about tracks on J. Cole’s Born Sinner is “Let Nas Down.” The track details Cole’s feeling about hearing that Nas did not approve of his single choice for Cole World. When the NC rapper ran into Nas in the airport, he played him the song, which got a much more positive response from Nasir than “Work Out” before it.
Wale’s preparing to release his third studio album, “The Gifted” on June 25th, but before so, he lets us stream the project. The new album features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Rihanna, Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz and more. I haven’t gotten through the whole thing yet, but what I’ve heard so far sounds solid. To listen to “The Gifted”, click here.
Video performer Pebbelz Da Model, real name Natasha Stewart, was arrested in January in connection with a homicide in Mississippi. Pebbelz, known for videos and photos featuring her 48-inch backside, was wanted for questioning in the death of Mississippi woman Karima Gordon who had her buttocks injected with concrete.
Today Stewart appeared in court and entered a plea of not guilty to four counts of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Kanye is following in the footsteps of Jay and releasing a commercial for his new album “Yeezus” dropping tomorrow. The commercial features Kim Kardashian offsprings Jonathan Cheban and Scott Disick.
“Me Time has multiple meanings. I feel like my music actually gives people a sense of going away sometimes — without really going on vacation. I feel like when people listen to me, they feel like they’re goin’ somewhere, taking time off; they’re relaxing, lettin’ their hair down. Every time somebody wants to have some ‘me time’ or whatever, this is the type of vibe, this is the type of project [to listen to]. I’m putting together different sounds to make people be like, ‘This is about me. Me and my people, this is our time.’ – 2 Chainz
Ace Hood recently linked up with Lil Wayne to film a visual for his new single ‘We Outchea’. Here is a behind the scenes look from the set, courtesy of Ivan Berrios.
Fake Shore Drive is reporting that Chief Keef has been arrested by Chicago city police on unknown charges.
The rapper was at traffic court in Skokie, Illinois, for his recent speeding arrest. After he was let off by the judge with a warning, Chicago police arrested the rapper on, as Fake Shore’s Andrew Barber says, “unknown charges.”
It’s unclear what he’s being charged with at this time; more information as the story develops.
J.Cole continued his ‘Dollar & A Dream Tour’ last week with performances in Atlanta and Baltimore. Here is a recap of both shows, which had J.Cole revisiting some his mixtape records. ‘Born Sinner’ in stores tomorrow.