In our interview with Obie Trice, he revealed that the original video for "Snitch" (the first single from Second Round's on Me) was much edgier than the version that's currently making rounds on MTV. According to Trice, that footage is only available through yahoomusic.com. You can catch Obie Trice on Jimmy Kimmel Live this Wednesday.
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We're barely two months away from the tentative release date for Nas' upcoming Def Jam/Sony album, Hip-Hop is Dead. With no single or video in sight, however, fans may have to wait a bit longer for the release. Well, for now, you can catch Nasty Nas sharing the booth with wife Kelis on "Blindfold Me" from Kelis' upcoming album, Kelis Was Here.
Lupe Fiasco is featured on MTV's Discover & Download site, available through MTV2.com His eagerly-awaited debut, Food & Liquor is set to drop on September 19th, 2006.
The Roots have now opened the Okayplayer Store for fans who prefer their Game Theory package pre-ordered with extras on the side. The album is slated for August 29th, 2006.
6. Snoop Dogg ft. B-Real (of Cypress Hill) - Vato
| Listen |MTV recently came under fire for their cartoon series "Where My Dogs At." The controversy stemmed from an episode of the cartoon which portrays an animated Snoop Dogg leading two African-American women around on a leash.
While on TRL to promote his video for "Idlewild Blues (Don't Chu Worry 'Bout Me)," Andre 3000 denied rumors of an imminent split with his partner in 'Kast, Big Boi, for the upteenth time.
Jurassic 5 recently hit the road hard to promote their new album, Feedback. Scott Storch, Salaam Remi, and Mos Def all lent their talent to Feedback.
10. Saigon ft. Trey Songz - Pain in My Life (Bloodstains)
| Listen |"Pain in My Life" is the first single from Saigon's long overdue debut, The Greatest Story Never Told. The song was produced by DJ Cocoa Chanelle.