Freekey Zekey Signs with Big Cat, Donda West Bill Proposed, MC Lyte Drops New Project And More In “The Roundup”

The Diplomat’s Freekey Zekey has inked a deal to release his upcoming solo debut through Big Cat Records. The Atlanta record label was once home to Gucci Mane and currently features Khia on its roster. Zekey has no date set for his project, but fellow Dipset members Juelz Santana and Jim Jones are on board to executive produce and direct the video for his lead single, respectively…

Six months into the aftermath of Dr. Donda West’s death, Los Angeles lawmakers are pushing for stronger surveillance of cosmetic medial procedures. West, the mother Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West, passed away after suffering complications from an outpatient surgery producer done by Dr. Jan Adams in California. The lobbying efforts are pushing for greater regulation of the plastic surgery industry. “These clinics are not hospitals,” Sen. Mark Ridley-Thomas (D-Los Angeles) told the Los Angeles Times. “You have to raise the standards.”

MC Lyte released her latest project Tuesday (May 27), the collaborative effort Almost September featuring Whitey and Jared Lee. The trio’s self-titled project is a blend of Lyte’s familiar rap rhymes with a soul tinge. The first single, “Love” features KRS-One...

C-Murder’s latest album, Screamin’ 4 Vengeance, is set to hit shelves July 1 through Asylum Records. The album is the former No Limit rapper’s first since his release from prison. C-Murder was facing charges stemming from two separate incidents; he was indicted on attempted murder charges and later charged with second-degree murder while out on bond. Screamin’ 4 Vengeance reunites the rapper with former No Limit label-mate Mia X

The 2008 National Conference for Media Reform is set to take place June 6-8 in Minneapolis, Minn. The three-day event will center around big media’s relationship with hip-hop. Noted cultural activists Rosa Clemente, Davey D, and media members such as blogger Arianna Huffington will be among the many in attendance.-XXL staff.

  • cashville10akey

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  • http://xxl.com Goose

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    • $ykotic

      Real Talk! And you know he wouldn’t jump on the “Auto-tune” bandwagon! I heard Cam been working out swellin up. I bet my man 2 stax Cam gonna wait until Jim come out and blastoff for the next 2 yrs. Then watch everyone jump back on his dizzick.

  • Jack

    freeaky zekey a rapper that was washed up before he got started known more for being in jail and trying to keep peace within dipset is known signed to Big cat records who’s biggest artist to list as his label mates is Khia aka the first rapper to get disqualified and sent off miss rap supreme for thinking she’s the shit when she’s all washed up to. and C-murder should chill with the rapping for a while since the hip hop cops are crazy he might slip up say the wrong thing and catch more charges. i am waiting to hear what he has to say though and see if the albums any good.

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