By Chris Richburg
The smooth sound of Nat King Cole will cross paths with Hip-Hop's edgy vibe via a new tribute album to the pioneering late crooner.
The release, titled Re: Generations, will feature Cole singing alongside entertainers and producers such as Nas, Cee-Lo Green, Brazilian Girls, the Roots, Cut Chemist, Just Blaze, TV On The Radio and will i. am, who joins Natalie Cole for the song “Straighten Up and Fly Right.”
Jane reports "KOOL G RAP TALKS ABOUT "MAFIOSO RAP" AND EXPLAINS THE STYLE OF MUSIC. RAP TALKS ABOUT HIS 'BABY'S MOTHER' KARRINE 'SUPERHEAD' STEFFANS AND HOW IT WAS MORE BENEFICIAL TO HE. HE TELLS US HOW HE HAS SO RELATIONSHIP WITH HER "I HAVEN'T SEEN MY SON IN YEARS." HE TALKS ABOUT HER BOOK AND HOW HE HAS NOT SEEN HER SINCE THEN- "I WOULD BLACK DHALIA SHORTY." Courtesy of… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on November 22, 2008 at 2:20pm —
The "Originator" Jazo is in the studio putting the finishing touches on his latest release in response to the Jay-z diss. He is working with Queens, NY producer "TF" in her private studio,the Git Right"… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on November 21, 2008 at 12:46pm —
By Tai Saint Louis
Grammy Award-winning rapper T.I. is scheduled to appear in a Cincinnati courtroom Friday to offer his testimony against Hosea Thomas, the 34-year-old man accused of killing the rapper's childhood friend and personal assistant Philant Johnson in 2006.
The Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist will offer his account of the chain of events that led to a car chase and gun battle in which Thomas is accused of firing at two vans… Continue
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New Orleans rapper Corey “C-Murder” Miller’s murder trial has been delayed again after presiding Judge Martha Sassone was defeated in the November 4 runoff for judge in the 24th Judicial District Court.
According to The Times-Picayune, Judge Sassone set a January hearing for Miller, which comes two weeks after her final day as judge in Gretna, where Miller is standing trial for second-degree murder.
Sassone was defeated by Ellen Kovach, who sharply… Continue
Added by iGRIND.BIZ on November 21, 2008 at 12:15pm —