Turning the Screw: Bun B, Trae & Lil Keke, Rihanna, Snoop, Eminem vs. Nick Cannon, Jay-Z, T.I., E-40, South Park Mexican 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 introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies.

Single of the Week:

"Grey Cassette," Trae feat Bun B and Lil Keke

Wire To Wire

Ummm, we're not going to link to them, but should you be curious to see some pictures of Rihanna


clothes, you presumably know how Google works. (And, wow.) All is not well in the house that Run built:

Jo-Jo arrested

. Snoop Dogg

does not have to pay to $22 million

to that fan he may or may not have punched.

More Snoop: here's a celebratory video of "Murda Was The Case." After Eminem took some shots at Nick Cannon and 93-year-old wife Mariah Carey in new song "Bagpipes from Baghdad,"

Cannon is looking to wild out

: "I don't know why no one has stood up to your bitch ass yet." By the way, we were perusing Nick Cannon's blog after we read about this non-story, and man that guy has an interesting-looking life. We mean,

check it out

. Yes, you read that correctly: Roger Ebert says 

Next Day Air did not totally suck.

150 million cheeseburgers:

Jay-Z's net worth

. It's funny that T.I. was so hurt by one of his artists

lying about his past

. The Roots' Black Thought

is not a fan of Will Smith

. E-40's rumored slang dictionary

looks to be legit

. We are so going to ghost-ride the whip to the bookstore and purchase it. Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles is totally believable.

Jamie Foxx as Mike Tyson, however

... Hey,

there's a new Chingy album on the horizon

, which is great because we we've always wanted to hear what the worst album ever sounded like. Also, Nelly has expanded his Apple Bottoms empire

to include fragrances

. Something just seems a little weird about naming a perfume after a slang term for "butt." Turns out

Maino is a big ol' crybaby


Houston Rap Video of the WeekBecause you either missed it or forgot about it:

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