Contact Us

AZ Is “A N*gger Too,” Collabos With Absolut For N.4.L. LP And More In “The Roundup”

AZ is partnering with DJ Absolut to release, N.4.L., an indie project inspired by Nas’ most recently album. The title, which stands for Niggaz 4 Life, reflects a thesis the rapper looks to explore on the N word and living as a black man in America, according to AZ. “I’m not doing N.4.L. to be in Nas’ shadow,” he said in a statement released to media. “I was inspired by the message in the movement.” The 16-track album is set to be released August 5th.

Kidz in The Hall have landed a track on the 2oth anniversary edition of Madden ’09, to be released by Electronic Artist later this year. The track, “The Blackout,” from their recent album, The In Crowd, will be available on the game. In the paste, artists ranging from Lupe Fiasco to Slim Thug to Swizz Beatz have been featured in the best-selling game.

Young Jeezy celebrated his landing the cover of VIBE magazine last night in Manhattan, alongside JD, Nas, T.I., Irv Gotti, and Fabolous. The Atlanta rapper is preparing his third album, The Recession, which features the single “Put On” with Kanye West. Swizz Beatz, Red Cafe, and DJ Envy were among the others in attendance.

Music impressario Steve Rifkin has inked a deal with Chief Executive Air to bring his talents in marketing to the private aviation company, it was announced today. Rifkin, who founded Loud Records and SRC, will help to develop marketing initiatives and help assist with the company’s foray into the realm of entertainment.—XXL staff

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of XXL

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for XXL Mag quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!