sporty-o.jpgAtlanta rapper, Sporty-O, was shot twice yesterday (May 2) outside of his College Park home in an alleged robbery attempt. Sporty was shot once in the jaw and once in the leg. He is currently in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. In 2006, Sporty-O appeared as a character on Jamie Kennedy’s MTV show, Blowin’ Up.

New Orleans native, Chopper, from MTV’s “Making The Band 2,” will release his debut album, The Fast Life, June 26 on Nomad Music. The album is being produced by former Cash Money Records beatsmith, Deezle, and features the lead single “Every Day.”

According to Billboard.com, the legendary Beastie Boys will release an instrumental album, The Mix-Up, June 26 on Capitol Records. The 12-track album is the group’s first release since 2004’s To the 5 Boroughs.

Tracklisting for The Mix-Up:
"Be for My Name"
"14th St. Break"
"Suco De Tangerina"
"The Gala Event"
"Electric Worm"
"Freaky Hijiki"
"Off the Grid"
"The Rat Cage"
"The Melee"
"Dramatically Different"
"The Cousin of Death"
"The Kangaroo Rat"