Quick News on Paul Wall, 50 Cent and Ludacris
Paul Wall recently inked a deal with Virgin Mobile USA to take part in their “First Dibs” ring tone program. Through the program, Virgin Mobile cell phone users will have exclusive access to a number of songs from the rapper’s latest LP, Get Money Stay True. Fans will also be given the opportunity to enter the “First Dibs” contest, where they’ll have a chance to win $300. Applicants can go to http://www.djpaulwall.com/vmfirstdibs and submit a short entry on how they stay true to themselves. Paul will then personally select a winner.
50 Cent recently revealed details about his new LP, named Curtis which will be dropping on June 26. Billed as a continuation of the South Jamaica Queens’ MC’s rise from the streets, the project is described as “hard and brutally honest yet musical and entertaining.” The album will feature guest appearances from Eminem, Akon, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke and more. Producers will include Dr. Dre, Eminem and Timbaland.
Ludacris was honored at Hollywood Life magazine’s Young Hollywood awards last night (April 22) with the Today’s Superstar Award. Luda told USA Today that receiving the honor “feels great because the transition from music to the movies has been a progression.”