Turning The Screw: Scarface, H.I.S.D., Bun B, Chamillionaire, DJ Trill OG, The Kanye, Lil' Wayne, Eve, Jay-Z, DJ Screw & Lil' Keke and More
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to email@example.com. Thanks, homies.
Single of the Week:
Wire To Wire Speaking of H.I.S.D., DJ Flash Gordon Parks put together a Scarface mix for you to download. There are some herky-jerky parts, but overall it's fun to listen to. Grab it here. Don't forget to download Bun B's non-mixtape mixtape in its entirety. Also, download Cham's new mixtape too . Then you and your friends can have a sleepover, talk about which one is better and then get into a wicked tickle fight. Thug thizzles. Oh, and here's another good tape to download .
The Kanye (allegedly) got a little pissy on a plane. Is this even news anymore? Lil' Wayne says that his prison cell will have an iPod in it. Soulja Boy got hit with a 12-month probation for that fleeing-from-the-police thing last year. Probation? Man, even his jail sentences are unintimidating. Eve, the stripper turned rapper turned actress turned rapper (probably about to be turned stripper again, but don't quote us on that) has been implicated in a money-laundering case. Jay-Z sued some company for $3.7 million. In case you're wondering about the conversion rate, that's the equivalent of you suing someone for $9. Wait, CBS said that the "Forever/Drop The World" performance didn't meet its standard? Aren't they the same network that featured both Swingtown and Ashton Kutcher's Game Show In My Head? Gorilla Zoe is releasing 28 mixtapes in 28 days this month. What are the chances that one of those is actually good? Chopped and Screwed Youtube Video of the Week Because you either missed it or forgot about it:
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene with music features, additional online music listings and show picks. We'll also send special ticket offers and music promotions available only to our Music Newsletter subscribers.