Turning The Screw: New Hollywood F.L.O.S.S. Track, Mixtapes Galore, Kid Cudi, LeBron, Diddy, Weezy, Sade, Pink and More

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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:

"She Said...," Hollywood F.L.O.S.S.

Wire To Wire Slim Thug released that Welcome 2 Texas mixtape. Download it. And here's a downloadable link to Cham's "Main Event," which features Paul, Slim and Dallas's Durrough. We give him crap every chance we can, but Paul went off here. Good to hear. The video for "We Are The World 25" was unveiled. A list of people we were not expecting to see in it: Snoop, LL Cool J, Jeff Bridges, Nipsey Hussle, the black guy from American Idol, Fonzworth Bentley, Autotune, Young Michael Jackson and Lindsey Lohan. Chopped and Screwed Youtube Video of the Week Because you either missed it or forgot about it:

"Southside Groovin'"

Kid Cudi released a new mixtape.

Get that one too.

Oh, speaking of, that

"Symphonies" song from Dan Black

(that features Kid Cudi) is pretty ill. Check it out, if for no other reason than because Black looks like a skinny Perez Hilton. Cudi has officially become the "I Need A Rapper On This Song But Not Somebody That's Too Stereotypically Black. Who Could We Get? Oh, I Know..." guy. Video of

'Bron and Drake getting it

at the All-Star festivities this weekend. Weezy had the date he was supposed to begin serving jail time pushed back because of a

"broken tooth."

There are probably a whole heap of jokes to be made about this, but we're drawing a blank. Sorry. Diddy is

hoping to start a business school

. Can't really argue with that one. The man is successful. Birdman says that

working with R. Kelly

was his worst business investment. Really? Who would've thunk it unwise to work with a suspected child molester? Guess how much Dr. Dre says he made off

The Chronic

. Did you say a number that was

more than zero

? Then you were wrong. Hey,

Sade's new album

is really good. Like, for real. Get it. Jigga is

headlining Bonaroo

. More importantly, he'll be in town this weekend, which means you're just a few days away from reading an 1,100-word concert review in the form of a timeline that talks about music for maybe 325 words. Are we the only ones that've noticed that


is morphing into

Ivan Drago's wife from Rocky IV

? That shit is creeping us out, yo.

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