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. "Get Well Soon, Bun" Single of the Week: "Countin' Money," Bun B feat. Yo Gotti Wire to Wire That Trae vs. The Box situation grows more and more unreal each week. Cham's Venom is supposed to be coming out this summer. It sure seems like we've written that sentence a time or two before, doesn't it? The album cover for Paul Wall's Heart of a Champion is out. It's a picture of him sitting down. It sure seems like we've seen that a time or two before, doesn't it? Via Will.i.am's Twitter: "Today Latinos are the new blacks in america (with no martin luther king)"
Complex cut up an advance, unfinished copy ofThe Game's R.E.D. Album
pretty good. Black Rob wasreleased from prison
. Whoa. (Sorry.) Guess who J. Cole said his biggest influence was. Yep.His mom.
That's what she said. OOOHHH!! Face! Wait. Is that how that joke works? It's not, is it? Dammit. Nas can't afford to pay hisspousal and child support
, says Nas. Me neither, says every other dad who's been ordered to pay spousal and child support. This is going to come as a complete surprise, but that play that Jay-Z had a hand in producingwas really, really successful
. Eminem got an"Artist of the Decade"
award from Soundscan. Congrats to him. We won $4 on a lottery ticket two weekends ago. Winners all up in this bitch. Beginning in 2011, you will only be able to buySean John at Macy's
, which is ironic, because we had no idea either one of those companies was still around. Bangladesh is no longera friend to Lil' Wayne
.That N.W.A. movie
is starting to come together. Cool.
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