Quick News on Nas, Omillio Sparks and Slip-N-Slide Records

nas.jpgNas and his father, Olu Dara, will appear on a new Miles Davis tribute album entitled, Evolution of the Groove. The five-song EP remix project is being co-executive produced by Davis’ nephew, Vince Wilburn Jr. The album celebrates the legacy and accomplishments of the jazz icon. Last year, Davis became the first jazz artist to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Former Roc-A-Fella Records artist, Omillio Sparks, has signed a three-year distribution deal with KOCH Records for his record label, Colossal Entertainment. The State Property member will release his debut solo album, The Payback, on KOCH this July. The album will feature guest appearances by Freeway, Peedi Peedi and Jaguar Wright. Sparks claims he was offered the opportunity to re-sign with Roc-A-Fella after Beanie Sigel returned to the label, but he has decided not to reunite with Jay-Z and his former running mates. Besides concentrating on his label, Sparks is also in the lab working with Beanie Sigel on his album, The Solution, and the State Property 3 album.

Miami based label, Slip-N-Slide Records, which is home to artists such as Trina, Rick Ross and Trick Daddy, has announced the signing of rapper Dirtbag. Previously signed to producers Cool & Dre’s record label, Epidemic Records, Dirtbag gained modest notoriety in the South with his single, “Haters.” But now with Slip-N-Slide Records backing him, Dirtbag looks to take the next step in his career. “There’s no time to celebrate,” Dirtbag says. “We can celebrate when I go platinum. I feel like Terrell Owens right now getting signed to this team. I got to make some things happen.”

  • http://www.uc.edu jmoney

    first nigga

  • PHOENIXXX

    Dirtbag…smh…the south lost

  • A 2tha H

    Dirtbag str8, he clicked on Lil Wyte first CD.

  • sk

    Why the T.O. comparision? I NEVER HEARD OF YA AND T.O. IS ON THE decline.

  • sk

    Why the T.O. comparision? I NEVER HEARD OF YA AND T.O. IS ON THE decline.

  • john cochran

    Good job Omillio, start your own shit my dude. We need some one with an independent base in Philly.

  • Dade County 305

    SK… U KNOW T.O. SHOULDVE MADE THE PRO BOWL LAST YR. THE NIGGA LED THE NFL IN T.D. FOR WR’S. ALSO HE HAD 85 CATCHES FOR 1180 YARDS AND 13 TD’S. SO HOW IS HE ON THE DECLINE? THE MAN ALSO PLAYED WITH A FUCK’D UP FINGER. MY POINT IS, KNOW WHAT THE HELL U TALKIN ABOUT B4 U HATE ON A NIGGA!!! DIRTBAG WE KNOW UR GONNA BRING THAT FI MY NIGGA!

  • http://XXL.com Mr. Whats beef

    No hatin here But not to change the subject but TO had mad drops too. Like 25-30. Thats why he probably didn’t make the Pro Bowl. Dirtbag decent. Peace.

  • Miami

    Wait til you hear the new Dirtbag single with Monica…it’s FIRE!!!!!

  • http://xxlmag kane corleone

    T.O had 17 drop passes,highest last season i think

  • da_realting

    big up to NAS and his pops make that shit happen

  • Rob (from around the way)

    Dirtbag is str8 fire!!! He had a huge buzz down here in the county of Dade. Though things die down when j recortds didn’t do nothin’ with him, and just had him waitin’. Check out Dirtbagonline.com if you’re unfamiler with him (especially over that encore beat)

  • Beav

    yo, who the fuck is dirtbag?

  • blazedacannonz

    YEAH OMILLIO!!!
    HOLD PHILLY DOWN…
    BRING THAT GANGSTA, PHILLY UNDERSTAND YOU MY NIG,
    KEEP THAT SHIT POPPIN, real rap