Even with Hurricane Sandy slamming the East Coast this week, it was a notable one for Hip Hop. With his fifth album Jesus Piece hitting stores December 11th, Game responded to a lawsuit from 40 Glocc, stating, "I'm gon' beat your ass again." Meanwhile, Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko chopped it up with HipHopDX about Strange Music's plans for next year, with the latter explaining that he wants to take a three-month hiatus from Rap after his next album drops to be a fan. Finally, Sean Price served as HipHopDX's guest editor this week, conducting interviews with Mac Miller and Scarface as well as taking over our Twitter account.
Game Threatens 40 Glocc Again, Reveals Details About Jesus Piece
Game isn't letting his beef with 40 Glocc get the best of him. After 40 sued him for damaging his reputation by filming a video of him getting beat up, Game fired back at the rapper, tweeting, "I'm gone beat yo ass again & again you pussy !!! Called police & a lawyer cuz I beat yo azz.SuperCrip got his cape snatched !!!" On the career front, Chuck Taylor announced that his upcoming fifth album Jesus Piece will arrive on December 11th and confirmed J. Cole, Lil Wayne, Common and Rick Ross for the LP. Finally, after exchanging words with Shyne over his claims of Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city being "trash," Jayceon likened K. Dot to Nas. "Kendrick is like our West Coast Nas so to speak,” he said. “Lyrically amazing, I hope no one ever beefs or tries to attack him lyrically, [they] would definitely lose."
Tech N9ne & Krizz Kaliko Discuss Strange Music's 2013 Plans, Explain Hiatus
Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko spoke with HipHopDX this week, addressing the Strange Music schedule for the rest of the year and how there's more music to come in 2013. Tech stated that he's working on his upcoming album, while Krizz revealed that he's recording his Nevermind EP that will release on November 13th. They also said that ¡MayDay! and Rittz have projects on the way and explained what it takes for a new artist to sign to their imprint. Finally, Tech said that following the release of his new album in 2013, he plans on taking a three-month hiatus from the game to be a "fan." "I'm banking on havin' a couple of months to go be a fan. That’s my new dream. I’ve never told nobody that on camera," he said. Watch the interview below, and read the story here.
Sean Price Interviews Scarface & Mac Miller, Serves As HipHopDX's Guest Editor
In honor of the release of his new album Mic Tyson, Sean Price took over HipHopDX as the guest editor this week. In addition to taking over our Twitter account and updating for a full day, Sean Mandela flexed his interviewing skills, speaking with Mac Miller about drug use, Scarface about religion and emceeing and producer Harry Fraud about putting tags on songs. The Duck Down Records rapper also named his top 20 favorite albums of all time, listing LPs including Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life and De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising.
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