French Montana hosted an Excuse My French album release show at Webster Hall in New York City and brought out some surprise guests. Diddy, Swizz Beatz, Wale, and Raekwon joined French on stage and here’s a video recap of the event.
Jay-Z fires back at critics on the politically-charged “Open Letter” which got a 7:45am wake up call debut on Hot 97 today. Hov addresses the backlash on his recent trip to Cuba, his ownership stake in the Brooklyn Nets, and his new deal with Universal on the Swizz Beatz and Timbaland-produced joint. Life + Times.
Before the premiere this morning, Swizz called into Hot 97′s morning show with Ebro and K. Foxx to speak on Jay-Z’s buzzed about “Open Letter” and how it came about. Hear the entire interview after the jump.
The other day, Hov and Timbo joined Swizz and Drake in the studio. No word on what was being worked on, but I’m just gonna guess Drake’s next album Nothing Was The Same.
Swizzy and Shaq sat down for a Q&A at the Reebok lounge for Project Trade Show in Las Vegas. The discussion involved the re-introduction of Reebok’s Shaq Attack and Shaqnosis sneaker which hit shoe shelves April 19 and July 19.
Fozzie played an B.B. Kings last night for an all-star show to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Swizz Beatz, Maino, and Wyclef Jean joined Fozzie on stage for performances and X has managed to give us a video recap from last night’s show.
Jim Jones enlists Mr. Keys and Scoop DeVille for his latest single release.
Clean version for now. UPDATE: Back to the top with the explicit version and official artwork.
Mr. Alicia Keys talks Reebok, charities and music with Charlamagne, Envy and Angela Yee. But he won’t talk about that gaudy hat, though…
After hinting the upcoming collaboration a while back, Swizzy previews the Kanye West and Bono-featured “Skyscrapers.”