R. Kelly gives fans a peek at his lifestyle in the visuals to his single, “My Story,” which features 2 Chainz. Chronicling events in his life on his rise to fame, the R&B star shares footage from his shows, the studio and club; while paying tribute to his hometown of Chicago – with scenes from the city. The track is the lead from his upcoming album, Black Panties. Get a glance at his journey inside.
Swizz Beatz brings on an all-star lineup for his new club anthem, “Hands Up.” Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz, and Rick Ross all drop a verse over the uptempo beat. The video for the track may be surfacing soon. Swizz confirmed last month, that one was already shot in L.A. Rock with the crew inside.
2 Chainz was arrested in Oklahoma City early Thursday morning, following a standoff with police during a traffic stop. In town after his America’s Most Wanted tour performance with Lil Wayne and T.I., he was booked for obstructing a police officer – along with 10 others.
According to TMZ, the rapper’s tour bus was pulled over by police in OKC around midnight after they noticed its taillights were out. As they approached the bus, law enforcement say there were signs of drug use, and attempted to board – but the driver locked them out, insisting they obtain a warrant. Hours laters, once a warrant was obtained, police entered the bus.
Sean Kingston slows it down on his new single “Shotta Luv,” featuring 2 Chainz. Sampling R. Kelly‘s “You Remind Me of Something,” Sean kicks off the smooth track with the hook, before handing things off to Tity Boi for his verse. You can catch the song on Sean’s Back 2 Life album, due September 10th. Groove to the Nic Nac-produced track inside.
Drake calls on 2 Chainz and Big Sean for his latest track, “All Me.” “Would You Like An Anthem?” Drizzy tweeted along with a link to the song. Each of the fellas raps their own verse on the track, with Drake also taking charge of the hook, singing:
Got everything, I got everything. I cannot complain, I cannot.. I don’t even know how much I really made, I forgot. It’s a lot.. f–k that never mind what I got, n-gga don’t watch that ’cause I… came up that’s all me, stayed true that’s all me, no help, that’s all me, all me for real. Came up that’s all me, stayed true that’s all me, no help, that’s all me, all me for real.
R. Kelly teased with a sample of his new 2-Chainz assisted, “My Story,” and has now released the song in full. On it, the Pied Piper reflects on how far he’s come with lyrics like; “This is my story. Yeah I’m from that Chi-town dirt. I went from being broke to sleepin’ in Versace shirts.”
The track is set to appear on his upcoming album, Black Panties, which he says is his next 12 Play: “The name of my next album is “Black Panties”… that’s my next “12 Play.” I’m going to have some fun on it.”
R. Kelly enlists 2 Chainz for his new single “My Story,” the first from his forthcoming album, Black Panties. Fans were given a preview of track at the BET Awards last month, and now the R&B superstar is teasing with an official snippet. He sings:
You spilled milk, I’m making cream. The world’s a court, I own the team. Finna cross these haters over. Made ‘em pull a hamstring… yeah, I do big things, write big checks. Good weed, great sex.. black panties is on deck. Constipated it ain’t out yet. 20 years.. what’s that like 5 careers? I’m just a nappy headed n-gga from the Chi.. I ain’t even supposed to be here.
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.