Here’s what made the news today, Monday, July 23, 2012:
Prolific MC D-Sisive dropped "Suicide Heaven" today, another new song from his Asian Elvis mixtape.
GZA/the Genius revealed details about his new graphic novel Chlorine and his new album, Dark Matter, which is due out this fall.
In the simplest of ways, Lil Wayne announced that he's re-teaming with DJ Drama for a new mixtape:
Swollen Members' Mad Child will release a solo album called Dope Sick on Aug. 28.
Watch a new documentary about Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group, called MMG Self Made 2: NYC Takeover:
After some release date shuffling, Kanye West's highly anticipated G.O.O.D. Music album, Cruel Summer is now due on Sept. 4.
Snoop Dogg is releasing a reggae album called Reincarnated under the moniker Snoop Lion, which explains the "Snoop Lion & the Jungle" billing for his Aug. 3 Toronto show at the relatively modestly sized venue, the Hoxton. The first single from the record is called "La La La."
A bizarre, botched bookstore theft in Westport, Conn., by two would-be playwrights has forced the estate of Notorious B.I.G. to deny any involvement in an unauthorized musical about the rapper's life.
Beyoncé, Rick Ross and Run-DMC make Rap N.E.W.S. 09/07/2012
on Jul 23, 2012