Nas recently dropped a series of star-studded remixes of "Where Are They Now" featuring true school hip-hoppers like Monie Love, Rob Base, Positive K, Dres, Redhead Kingpin, and many more.
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Sean Price (p.k.a Ruck) is joined by former Heltah Skeltah partner Rock. According to Duck Down Records, another Heltah Skeltah album is in the works.
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4. Joel Ortiz - "Hip-Hop"| Listen |
Joel Ortiz, a new Aftermath signee, is expected to drop his debut CD on Koch later this year.
"If I can drop a fourth album and people appreciate it, that's good enough for me," Devin says of his upcoming LP Waiting to Inhale.
Chamillionaire's Ultimate Victory is slated for a spring 2007 release. The album features Devin the Dude, Pimp C, Slick Rick, and others.
Unknown to many, Skyzoo once battled Jin on BET's Freestyle Friday. Here's a video of Skyzoo and Jin slugging it out in a freestyle contest.
8. Common feat. Bilal - "Play Your Cards Right"
| Listen |Common not only contributes to Smokin' Aces as an artist, he also appears in the movie. "Man, I was jumping up and down on my bed like a little kid. Being able to work with so many actors that I respect means the world to me," Common says about his experience in the movie.
9. Jazzy Jeff ft. C L Smooth - "All I Know"
CL Smooth links up with DJ Jazzy Jeff for a souled out collaboration that's reminiscent of vintage Pete Rock & CL Smooth. "All I Know" is taken from Jazzy Jeff's forthcoming album, The Magnificent