N.O.R.E. Releases ‘Drunk Uncle’ Album
N.O.R.E. keeps with the tradition of dropping projects on Easter weekend with his latest project, Drunk Uncle. The 23-track effort features a nice mix of OGs like Royal Flush, Nature, Kool G Rap, Jadakiss, Capone and Fat Joe and new rising stars like Manolo Rose, A$AP Ferg and Ty Dolla $ign. The release also has a heavy dose of skits as N.O.R.E. calls on the like of comedian Aziz Ansari, DJ Khaled, Amber Rose, Fat Jew and Taxstone to say a few words. Drunk Uncle is available via iTunes.
The Lefrak, Queens native has been in the headlines this week after he made the proclamation that Michael Jordan hates rap except for Jay Z during his appearance on the RapRadar podcast. “Jordan is a hater of hip-hop. He only likes Hov," said N.O.R.E. "That’s it. I seen him shut Redman down at Def Jam Christmas party. We were all sitting there waiting to speak to Michael Jordan and niggas said, ‘Redman and Method Man is here,’ [Jordan] said, ‘Fuck rap.’ Seent the nigga say that. Fuck it, quote me.”
The headlines gained enough traction that TMZ Sports reached out to MJ for a statement and the GOAT's reps responded with, ”MJ wasn’t at this party, doesn’t know N.O.R.E., and is a fan of ALL music. Drake is in his brand, and Nelly is a partner of his with the Charlotte Hornets.”
N.O.R.E. didn't stop there. The MC took to Instagram to post a 2009 clip of Chamillionaire telling a similar story of being shut down by Jordan. "So I'm the only one, huh?" Noreaga asked in the caption.
The release of Drunk Uncle caps off a busy week as N.O.R.E. also debuted his new podcast "Drink Champs." Nore and co-host DJ EFN are joined by Fat Joe for the pod's debut podcast. Listen to it via play.it and check the tracklist for Drunk Uncle below.
1. "Colombia Intro"
2. "Queens" Feat. Royal Flush, Nature and Kool G Rap
3. "Pharrell Podcast Skit" Feat. Aziz Ansari, Pharrell and DJ Khaled
4. "Buckets" Feat. Manolo Rose and French Montana
5. "Drunk Uncle Skit"
6. "Get Money" Feat. Noah
7. "Amber Rose Speaks"
8. "Outta My Mind" Feat. PnB Rock
9. "Fat Jew Speaks"
10. "Still Getting It" Feat. Jadakiss, Capone and Fat Joe
11. "Channel 10 News Skit"
12. "Want Me Dead" Feat. T-Pain
13. "Food Stamps Skit"
15. "Beerfest Skit"
16. "Giving It Up" Feat. Lex Lavoe and Cityboy Dee
17. "The Interview Skit"
18. "Get It" Feat. Stige
19. "Hustle Skit" Feat. Taxstone
20. "Make 'Em Pay" Feat. Killer Mike and Sleepy Brown
21. "We Don't" Feat. Rick Ross, Cityboy Dee and Ty Dolla $ign
22. "My Skin" Feat. Dave East and Tweez
23. "Slime Season" Feat. A$AP Ferg and Sanogram
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