Tony Yayo

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    The Weak Links In Seven Great Rap Crews

    Wu-Tang Clan ain't nothin' to fuck with... except maybe U-God.​Logic suggests that being surrounded by artistic brilliance would give the less endowed a natural boost. But if talent were contagious, failure wouldn't exist, and neither would this list. Every rap group, big or small has one memb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    "Punchline King" Lloyd Banks: G-Unit Will Rise Again

    ​Fans of self-proclaimed "Punchline King" Lloyd Banks will be pleased to learn that he's mapping out a comeback plan that doesn't include slinging mud at every big enchilada in the industry. With a new album tentatively slated to arrive this fall, Banks says he's as focused on music as ever. ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Tony Yayo Talks Sex, Patron And The Future Of G-Unit

    ​G-Unit soldiers Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo have signed on to headline Saturday's 4th Annual Hip-Hop For HIV Awareness concert at Reliant Center. Tickets are free, but only with an HIV test at one of the City of Houston Department of Health & Human Services' designated testing locations. A list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Turning The Screw: Guerilla Foco Clan, Z-Ro, Devin, Lots Of Bun, Kid Cudi, Juvenile 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 Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Reflection," Guerilla Foco Clan Wire to Wire Of course, the universe spun out of control this week. De ... More >>

  • Music

    February 5, 2009

    What Makes Cornbreadd Run

    How the Houston rapper turned a near miss on MTV into a victory for himself — and his city

  • Music

    July 31, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 15, 2007

    Rotation: Timbaland Presents Shock Value

    Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value Blackground/Interscope Tim Mosley's megalomania is totally justified. He's among the most consistently inventive producers of the past decade, and his profile has risen immeasurably thanks to recent hits on which he's both dial-twister and co-star. However, ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 9, 2006

    Coke Dreams

    In Scarface, slinging yayo is the name of the game.