Here is a behind the scenes look of 2 Chainz during his recent photo shoot for The Source magazine.
Troy Ave stopped by @TheSource mag offices to chop it up with @MidtownNate about the reception of Bricks In My Backpack 3: The Harry Powder Trilogy and how he’s progressed since the first two tapes in the series. The Brooklyn street rapper also gives his thoughts on building a buzz and why 2012 is looking like a prime year for Harry Powder.
Check out Bricks In My Backpack 3 on Livemixtapes.com!
Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crooked I and Royce Da 5’9” are four solo MCs who came together to form the supergroup Slaughterhouse, with the intention of raising the bar for the craft of MC’ing. In “Reservoir Underdogs,” on page 58, Joe Budden takes aim at the industry.
“I almost despise a lot of aspects that come along with this industry. All the red tape. All the politics. Everything that is in between me and my direct talent and the fans. The industry will jade you. The A**hole I am today is the man that y’all created.” –Joe Budden
J. Cole is back covering yet another magazine… below is some behind the scenes footage of the cover shoot and short commentary from J. Cole about what the game’s been missing.
Ras Kass speaks on how the artists in the west need to quit waiting for Dr Dre to save them.
The Phantom talks about The Green Ghost Project (hits stores Feb. 2nd) and gives his thoughts on mixtapes nowadays. Always nice to hear from Styles P.
The Source Magazine, the leading publication of Hip-Hop music, culture, and politics releases its Jan/Feb issue (#236)…The Source Mind Squad enlists celebrity stylist Misa Hylton to style Grammy-award nominated R&B siren, Melanie Fiona for a six-page fashion spread “If I Was Your Girlfriend” [pg.76].
The Source Magazine’s Jan/Feb issue will be on newsstands nationwide January 20th. It will include a “Save The Date” events calendar to guide readers to the best events, tours and special dates in 2010.