YOUNG JEEZY: Still Dropping New Project
Young Jeezy finds himself behind bars after being caught with illegal firearms on his tour bus earlier this week. But Jeezy fans, have no fear -- his forthcoming album, Seen It All, will still be released next week.
According to AllHipHop.com, Jeezy's seventh studio album will keep its original release date of Tuesday despite his current legal situation. Seen It All is set to include the singles “Me OK” and the title track featuring Jay Z, as well as appearances from Akon,The Game, Rick Ross, Boosie, Future and August Alsina.
Jeezy was arrested on weapons charges on Monday by police investigating the shooting that left a concert promoter dead at Wiz Khalifa's Friday night show in the San Francisco area. He was one of six arrested after officers searched his tour bus Sunday night at in Irvine, California and an assault riffle was allegedly discovered.
MIKE EPPS: Lands Pryor Role
Congratulations to Mike Epps, who has landed the role of Richard Pryor in that upcoming bio-pic of the comic legend.
Director Lee Daniels announced the news on Instagram, where he posted a picture of himself, Epps and Oprah Winfrey with the caption, "And we're off. Get ready y'all for #richardpryor @eppsie @oprah."
The news is a setback for Nick Cannon, who has been openly campaigning for the role.
BAD BOY RECORDS: This Is the Re-Release
Bad Boy Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary by digitally re-releasing several of its classic albums.
The label, founded in 1994 by Sean "Diddy" Combs, has already rolled out digitally remastered editions of The Notorious B.I.G.’s Life After Death and Puff Daddy and the Family’s No Way Out. Also be on the lookout for previously unreleased tracks from Faith Evans, Mase, 112, Craig Mack, French Montana, Cassie and Janelle Monae.