Quick News on Wyclef, Papoose and Hot 97’s Summer Jam
On Thursday, April 26, Colombian singer Shakira and Fugees rapper and producer Wyclef, won a 2007 Latin Billboard Award for Best Duet for their mega hit, “Hips Don’t Lie.” The song was featured on Shakira’s 2006 platinum album, Oral Fixation Vol. 2.
Brooklyn MC, Papoose, is embracing a new form of mixtape distribution by aligning with UrbanWorld Wireless to host a new mixtape, UrbanWorld Order Part 4: Nu Breed Alliance. The free, downloadable mixtape features music from Stat Quo, Bump J, Jay Rock and exclusive ringtones from The Drama King, DJ Kay Slay. In addition, the tape features new Papoose tracks such as “Nu Era” and “Hustle Hard.” “This is hi-tech pimpin’ at it’s finest,” says the mixtape’s producer, Tommy “2” Gunz. “This is the first mixtape that fully incorporates technology from production to its distribution.” Fans can preview and download the 35-track mixtape for free at www.urbanworldwireless.com/nbamixtape.
New York City radio station, Hot 97, announced the lineup for their annual Summer Jam concert. The event will take place on June 3 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Tickets are currently available at www.ticketmaster.com. The artists performing are as follows.
Lil’ Wayne & Birdman