Monthly Archives: September 2009

Rick Ross Still Wants To Battle Eminem, Readies Triple C’s Album

When Rick Ross thinks about Eminem making a Mariah Carey dis record instead of responding to his jabs toward Slim Shady, the Miami Bawse just cracks up laughing.

“You know what my thoughts are, man. We just laugh at it,” Ross told MTV recently in New Mexico.

“He’s smart,” Ross said about Eminem not addressing him and avoiding a rhyme battle. “That’s what I’m waiting for. That’ll be a gift — a great Christmas present for me. But y’all know what I think. I think everybody knows. It’s all ‘hood, man. Shout-out to Mariah Carey, she needs to reach out to me. We could eradicate some things.”

The vibe is not 100 percent antagonistic, however, when it comes to Ross’ thoughts on Marshall Mathers — he actually has some praise for Em’s latest verse.

“On a better note, I wanna shout out Eminem. I heard a record he did with Cash Money’s own Lil Wayne and Drake and Kanye West. Eminem, you’re smart. I understand … we all know what you doing now. You’re moving on to better things. Like I said, he might wanna do a record with me. We here. Triple Cs.”

Ross, the Carol City Cartel, Masspike Miles and the rest of his musical family are putting out their mixtape Maybach Music Part III: White Sand real soon. The title signifies that they started in the streets and are now indulging in the finer things in life.

“We still on that hustle,” Ross said. “I’m hungry like a new artist. It’s a double disc of all new music as well as a DVD. It’s taking the street mixtapes to the next level.”

Triple Cs are filming the video for their first single, “Go,” with the Birdman featured in the production. The album Custom Cars and Cycles is due to drop this fall.

T.I., Lil Wayne & 50 Cent To Be Featured On ‘Behind The Music’

September 10 will mark the long-awaited return of Vh1’s program Behind The Music. The documentary one-hour series spotlights musical artists’ careers, often with personal and revealing interviews about controversial matters. This season’s lineup will include spotlights on three of Rap’s biggest stars: Lil Wayne, 50 Cent and T.I.

According to HipHopdx this season will open with the Cash Money Records star on the 10th, airing at 10pm. Vh1 says that Lil Wayne is candid about his childhood and drive for fame.

October 8th’s show will chronicle the career of T.I. The Atlanta-based rapper will reportedly speak about his failed debut/tenure at Arista Records, the death of close friend Philant Johnson and his present jail sentence.

The following week, October 13, will tell the story of 50 Cent. The one hour will look at the rapper’s acsent from the tough Queens streets to building his G-Unit empire.

Behind The Music is one of Vh1’s longest-running programs, first airing in 1997.

J Dilla’s Final ‘Dillanthology’ Set For October Release

The third installment of J Dilla’s Dillanthology series will be in stores on October 13th..

Dillanathology Vol. 3 , which will be the final release of the series, will feature appearances from Common, Black Thought of The Roots, D’ Angelo and Guilty Simpson, and others.

After the jump is the full tracklist for Dillanthology Vol. 3:

1. J Dilla – WorkinOnIt
2. Jay Dee – Pause
3. Jaylib – Raw Shit
4. J Dilla – Nothing Like This
5. J Dilla – Anti-American Graffiti
6. J Dilla – Glamour Sho75 (09)
7. J Dilla – Won’t Do
8. J Dilla – Baby feat. Madlib & Guilty Simpson
9. Jaylib – The Red (INST)
10. Jay Dee – It’s Like That
11. Jay Dee – Off Ya Chest
12. J Dilla – Crushin’ (Yeeeaah!)
13. J Dilla – Reality Check feat. Black Thought
14. Jay Dee – Featuring Phat Kat
15. J Dilla – So Far To Go feat. Common & D’Angelo

Ludacris Gives Away Free Cars

Remember when Oprah Winfrey got the whole world amped by giving her entire studio audience a car? Well Ludacris does. So, if you’re in desperate need for a ride, visit The Ludacris Foundation and your prayers may get answered.

Only 20 cars will be given away for the “Stars for Cars-LudaDay Giveaway” program, which is a LudaCares initiative.

You must (1) need a car, (2) be 18 or older for Luda to give you one, (3) have a valid Georgia drivers license and (4) be able to pay for taxes, registration, tags and insurance on your own before you can even consider applying.

If you meet all the requirements, just let Luda know in 300 words why he should give you one of the cars and you might just be trading in that Marta card for a pimp mobile. Now, yes, Oprah may have lit the whole audience up with new cars but, in this recession, 20 used cars is still quite impressive.

September 3 is the deadline. Cars will be given away Sunday, September 6 from 1pm-3pm at Nissan South, 6889 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, Georgia 30260.

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