Hot 107.9′s Birthday Bash 18 went down in ATL, bringing out a list of rappers to move the crowd at Philips Arena. Some of those spotted hitting the stage were T.I., Drake, B.o.B, Shawty Lo, and Trinidad James. Catch more pics from the event inside.
Hip Hop heavyweights, Lil Wayne, T.I., and 2 Chainz rock a special cover package for XXL‘s July/August 2013 issue. In addition to sharing a cover, each of the fellas pose for one of their own. In a little less than a month, the rap trio is set to embark on the 2013 America’s Most Wanted Music Festival; jump starting July 9, in Birmingham, Alabama.
Inside, Wayne talks his latest album, I Am Not A Human Being II, his recent health scares, and skateboarding - while T.I., discusses shopping for a new Grand Hustle deal; and 2 Chainz, the success of his solo debut and readying his next.
Nicki Minaj made her way to the Hot 97 “Summer Jam” stage last night, for a surprise appearance alongside 2 Chainz. After being pulled out of last year’s show, she paid a visit to the station a few days ago, where she and Peter Rosenberg were able to hash out their differences on the previous year’s situation.
“People think I’m crazy, but I love you ’cause you crazy too.”
The-Dream joins forces with Beyoncé and 2 Chainz on his new single “Turnt,” from his forthcoming album, IV Play. Bey gets ratchet, opening the song with her verse, and also turns up on the hook. 2 Chainz drops his verse; flattering his lady with lyrics like - “You so sexy, man I ain’t flexin’, shawty I’ll drink yo bath water.” IV Play hits stores in a week (May 28).
Only days after debuting his Jay-Z-assisted “High Art,” The-Dream, Beyoncé turn up on preview of Dream’s new single, “Turnt” – which also features 2 Chainz. The minute and a half snippet of the track that has hit the net, kicks off with Bey singing on her verse, and she can also be heard on part of the hook.
Trinidad James teamed up with T.I., Young Jeezy, and 2 Chainz for the remix of his single “All Gold Everything,” and after getting a behind the scenes glance a couple of weeks ago; fans can now check out the video in full.
“I did everything A-Town just to show people that I love where I come from. I still do. That’s why I had to start off the year right, why not do the remix with ATL legends?” TJ told MTV News on the set of the video in Atlanta.
2 Chainz was arrested while out in Maryland last night, heading to a show at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES).
While enroute to perform, he and his crew were pulled over by the cops who found a weed grinder, which they linked to 2 Chainz, although there were 7 other people in the white Ford van.
Trinidad James joined forces with T.I., Young Jeezy, and 2 Chainz for the remix to his hit single “All Gold Everything,” and the four recently got together to shoot the accompanying visuals. Go behind the scenes with the fellas as they hit the streets of ATL, in the video below.