Hip-Hop Week in Review (June 7th-13th)

Hip-Hop Week in Review (June 7th-13th)

Chris Brown riding with Suge Knight and Tupac the night of his murder.
The iconic picture of Suge Knight driving Tupac the night he was murdered was photoshopped by Chris Brown this week. The picture was taken in Las Vegas on September 7th 1996. It was snapped just hours before Tupac was shot multiple times while riding shotgun in Knights black 1996 BMW 750oiL sedan. Chris Brown photoshopped himself into the back seat and posted it on Instagram this week but later deleted the tweet.

Chris Brown Tupac

MC Ren was left out of Straight Outta Compton trailer by Universal Studios and he was pissed!
Mc Ren sent out a number of Tweets this week saying “Fuck these bitches at Universal Pictures” & “The work I put into them records. It’s disrespectful to me, my family and most of all my fans”. He also tweeted “When you have bitches work on a film that don’t know shit about hip hop this is what happens.” Check out the trailer which does blatantly leave out him and other original member DJ Yella. Both Dr. Dre and Ice Cube are listed as directors on the film which is set to debut in theaters on August 14th. MC Ren is scheduled to unite with Ice Cube and DJ Yella at the BET Experience June 27th.

Straight Outta Compton Official Trailer

Single of The Week:
“Beautiful Life” Statik Selektah – Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$
Statik Selektah drops a gem on us as he gets ready for his upcoming album Lucky 7 which drops on 7/7/15.

Album Release of The Week:
Large Professor RE: Living
The Large Professor has worked with Pete Rock & Cl Smooth , Nas, Busta Rhymes, Masta Ace, Tragedy Khadafi, Big Daddy Kane, Mobb Deep, and The X-Ecutioners. His newest solo album RE: Living dropped on June 9th and Large Pro was quoted saying “I went back to an earlier formula. With this project I feel like it’s the closest that I take it back to that Main Source style”


Purchase Large Professor’s new album RE: Living by clicking HERE

Johnny V

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