There are a lot of artists (that I knew of) that jumped on the Lil Wayne “A Milli” beat produced by Atlanta Based producer Bangladesh. Here’s what he had to say about getting the track to Lil Wayne. Evidently he expected Lil Wayne to come a little harder on the record but it popped anyway and now it’s the hottest beat out this summer.
This girl I produced for, Shanell, got it to him. But I never went to the lab with him. If I had my… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 11, 2008 at 12:00pm —
Lil Wayne is probably platinum in the ‘hood by now thanks to Chuck T who leaked the Cash Money rapper’s album last week in response to his comments about mixtape DJs.
But it looks like Tha Carter III is still project to sell well despite bootlegging and being leaked online. Industry trade Web site Hits Daily Double is predicting the album to debut at number one.
In fact, Tha Carter III actually landed on the Billboard… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 11, 2008 at 11:59am —
The little girl in the hospital bed put on a brave face.
She said "cheese" when a photographer asked to take her picture Tuesday. She tucked into a slice of pizza delivered by a nurse. When asked how she felt, she said, "Fine," in that guarded, sing-song voice small children use with adults they don't know.
But whenever Talayha Mable, who will be 4 years old on July 4, moved her right leg, she twisted her face and cried out… Continue
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A 15-year-old boy was killed and a man critically wounded in a shooting Monday night on Chicago's Northwest Side, police said. The teen is the 26th Chicago Public Schools student killed since the beginning of last school year.
The shooting occurred about 9:45 p.m. on the 2700 block of North Monticello Avenue in the city's Logan Square neighborhood, according to Officer Amina Greer, a Chicago police spokeswoman. The victims quarreled with a… Continue
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Police have released a sketch of a man wanted in the sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman who was grabbed from behind in the Mayfair section of the city.
On May 30, police said, the woman was forced to the ground about 1:15 a.m. while on the 2800 block of Rawle Street and indecently assaulted
Police described the assailant as a black male, in his 30s, weighing about 300 pounds, and about 6 feet 3 inches tall with a stocky… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 11, 2008 at 3:21am —
Porsha Avery tried to imagine a 13-year-old girl, someone just like herself, charged with murder.
At first, it was inconceivable, but then she reconsidered, based on her surroundings: a decrepit apartment complex in a blighted South Memphis neighborhood.
"Yeah," Porsha said Tuesday afternoon outside the Latham Heights apartments, "In this case, I can."
According to police, 13-year-old Terrica Yarber stabbed… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 11, 2008 at 3:19am —
MISSY ELLIOTT WANT TO WORK WITH AMY WINEHOUSE.
Rapper MISSY ELLIOTT has been desperate to work with AMY WINEHOUSE ever since she was wowed by the troubled Brit's "raw" talent years before she had a hit. Elliot and producer pal Timbaland were tipped off about the singer before she shot to fame with her debut album Frank in 2004 and they decided to check her out during a brief trip to Britain. She says, "I don't think she had a deal yet...… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 10, 2008 at 9:15pm —
Yeah, I was afraid it would come to this.
Looks like all the prediction about things getting so bad in the street that people begin to accept the diminishing of civil liberties is coming true, and the beginning point is in our nation's capital of all places.
Washington D.C. police chief Cathy Lanier announced the advent of military-style checkpoints in the Trinidad area of the city. This… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 10, 2008 at 5:53pm —
So NASCAR might not provide the most comfortable work atmosphere for black female employees? Would you have ever guessed that?
According to a former NASCAR official, Mauricia Grant, the organization pretty much fulfills that stereotype. Grant says she was fired after she complained to superiors about racial and sexual harassment she was experiencing on the job. In a lawsuit, Grant “allege[d] that she was called a series of degrading names (such… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 10, 2008 at 5:29pm —
It’s been a long time coming for Grand Hustle artist Alfamega who finally hit the big time - sorta. Capital Records has partnered with Atlanta-based Grand Hustle to launch Alfamega’s debut CD I Am Alfamega.
You may remember Alfamega for his scathing flow on T.I.’s “Hurt” featuring Busta Rhymes. The track created a buzz for the then-unknown MC. But will Alfamega turn out to be another Young Dro - an artist… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 10, 2008 at 5:25pm —
V-103 DJ and producer Greg Street is backing off from statements he made about Island Urban Music president Jermaine “JD” Dupri in a controversial video circulating the Internet.
In a statement to Sandrarose.com, Greg Referred to JD as his “little brother”, saying he made his point and now he wants to end the beef and move on.
Says Greg Street:
I just want my little brother to make bigger moves. He has done a lot for… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 10, 2008 at 5:19pm —
*Rev. Al Sharpton is attempting to make good on promises that he would "shut New York City down" to protest the acquittals of three NYPD detectives in the 50-shot barrage that killed Sean Bell on his wedding day.
On Sunday, the civil rights activist threatened to disrupt baseball's historic All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium on July 15 unless the state passes new laws to curb police misconduct.
"It's the time the whole world… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 10, 2008 at 5:13pm —
*Lil Wayne, one of the stars of the upcoming sports drama "Hurricane Season" (formerly entitled, "Patriots"), will write and record a new song for the film.
Entitled, "Tie My Hands," the song will be a duet with Robin Thicke and will be on Lil Wayne's new album "Tha Carter III," due in stores today. The digital edition of his album will include an exclusive film version of the song featuring an ad lib about the basketball team… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 10, 2008 at 5:11pm —
Well she’s definately not the first artist to have problems with Def Jam and probably won’t be the last. According to SOHH.com, Def Jam has reportedly stopped promoting Janet Jackson’s latest album “Discipline” and will not be releasing any further records off the project despite her plans to kick off her first US tour in nearly seven years in September.
“That’s pretty difficult to say, only because of the record label at this point,”… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 9, 2008 at 2:26pm —
"I heard something that sounded like a clap. I peeked around the corner, I looked in, he was just standing there.. 'daddy, I didn’t mean to do it'. I saw my [other] son lying on the floor with blood coming out of his chest."
Kyles 2 year old son survived the incident. Ironically Kyles served 10 years in prison for shooting and killing his own brother during a family… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 9, 2008 at 12:15pm —
*Lil Wayne's record company announced they would not take legal action against DJ Empire, who released a four-part mixtape series of the rapper's leaked material.
Last week, the artist put the DJ and entire mixtape industry on blast for taking money out of his pocket, but the head of his label, Cash Money's Ron "Slim" Williams, tells Billboard: "It'll cost more for me to sue him and it's not worth it."
Instead, Williams… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 9, 2008 at 10:12am —
Warren Griffin III and a man named Ryan Butler were pulled over for running a red light around 2 AM PT Sunday morning in Hollywood. Butler was driving. When cops searched the car, they found enough marijuana to arrest both men for possession of narcotics with intent to sell. Warren and Butler posted $20,000 bail each and were released at around 9 AM this morning. Calls to Warren’s reps have yet to be…
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 9, 2008 at 10:00am —
Rapper Numskull is living up to every bit of his name. Garrick Demond Husbands who is known as Numskull, and is one half of the of the rap group the Luniz, has been charged with twelve felony counts.
According to Alameda County Superior Court documents, Garrick was charged with twelve counts of felony assault, that include shocking charges of sodomy, corporal injury and possession of a firearm. Currently details on how this… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 8, 2008 at 1:00pm —