Turning The Screw: Troublesum, Limp Bizkit & Paul Wall, Rap-A-Lot's Mike Dean, Miley Chopped & Screwed, Beyonce, Z-Ro 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, homies.
Single of the Week:
Wire To Wire Limp Bizkit asked Paul Wall to be on their new album. He agreed. Let that sink in for a minute. Rap-A-Lot's Mike Dean got with Hip Hop DX to talk about things. Curiously, nobody bothered to mention J. Prince's notorious strong-arm tactics. Someday somebody is going to break that story and it's going to be badass. D'Angelo unknowingly tried to get a femme cop to give him a blow job. When he was arrested, he had $12,000 in cash on his person. Guess how much he offered her for the BJ? $40. Blasphemous Screwed and Chopped Video of the Week
The Roots will release theirHow I Got Over
album in June.Diddy
picked a June release date too. Jay-Z popped in atthe White House
to say hello. He brought Beyonce with him. And Trey Songz. Fuckin' Trey Songz? For real? Yuck. T.I. is supposed to be out ofthat halfway house
sometime this month.Actual Chopped and Screwed Youtube Video of the Week
Oh good,J-Kwon isn't dead
. After multiple postponements, Weezy issupposed to be in jail
today. Yikes. There is a documentary aboutA Tribe Called Quest
, one of the most influential African-American groups of all time, being worked on. Curiously, it's being put together by Michael Rapaport, who you might remember from his role inHigher Learning
where he played a neo-Nazi who killed Tyra Banks and then himself. Some crazy woman was so convinced that she was Diddy's wife that shebroke into a house she thought was his
and just hung out.Z-Ro Going Away Video of the Week
Jump to the 1:15 mark. Listen to it. It sounds like a cult's prayer or something. Amazing.
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