Back in 1998, Fat Joe was on his third studio album, Don Cartagena, and he called on Big Pun, Nas, Jadakiss and Raekwon to help him with track-seven. Joined by Mack 10, the group shot a video and the rest is history. RevoltTV recently caught up with The Chef to get his thoughts on the infamous video shoot and what it was like having all those hip hop heavyweights involved at the time.
Although DJ Khaled‘s sixth album, Kiss The Ring, hit stores last year, he’s already working on his seventh studio album called Suffering From Success. The We The Best Records CEO spoke with Karen Civil and revealed that the new album will solidify him as a winner. “What separates [Suffering From Success from previous albums] is that I made it to my seventh album,” he said. “After Kiss the Ring, I’m a winner. So I’ma continue winning, but when I was coming up, I didn’t know that when you win, you gotta deal with a lot of this unnecessary bullshit a lot. So my album sound is going to… You’re going to hear different types of anthems: the suffering side, and the success side.” While Vado has spoken a lot about signing to Khaled’s We The Best record label, the mogul doesn’t confirm or deny that he has signed the Harlem rapper. “Definitely shout out Vado and definitely shout out Harlem. First of all, I love New York. It’s second home. I represent the music of Hip Hop, period,” he said. “I’ma be real with you. Right now, I’m bigging up Vado right now. I never said. You sayin’, I ain’t never said. But, expect a big announcement and something real exciting.” Check out the full interview below.
The Roots‘ ?uestlove announced earlier this summer that the crew was at work on its thirteenth studio album&TYSYC, which serves as the follow up to last year’sundun. Now, fans might have to wait a bit longer for the next project. During an interview with Hip Hollywood, ?uestlove announced that the LP will now drop in late 2013. “You’re gonna get a new Roots album late 2013,” he confirmed. In 2010, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania group released its tenth album How I Got Over, following with Wake Up Sessions and undun in 2011. They are currently house band on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Watch the interview below (via HHNM).