Dr. Dre to handle the majority of the the production on OB4CL2. The album will also feature production from Scram Jones and the late J Dilla.
Nas made an appearance on Hot 97 last night, Rizoh has the audio.
Diddy hires Chris Lighty.
The Times gushes over Doctor’s Advocate.
Ron Artest sets what has to be a new Soundscan record, selling only one copy of his debut album. UPDATE: YN just informed me that Ron’s album was inadvertently listed twice on Soundscan, and so he actually sold 343 copies. Baaalllliiinn!!!
The Fader has an extensive interview with Havoc and P, Stretch Armstrong, and A&R’s Matty C and Schott Free about the golden era of Mobb Deep and 90’s New York hip hop in general.
HHNLive has an interview with non other than K-Solo.
And finally: An immediate and dramatic change in Bush’s tone.