5 Biggest Stories In Rap This Morning [First To Know]

Jun 17 2011

Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening. We’re keeping our eyes on five particular stories of interest today.

Stevie Stone Talks To MTV About Signing With Strange Music
MTV had a chance to catch-up with Stevie Stone while at the Tech N9ne “All 6’s And 7’s” in-store signing at FYE. Stevie Stone talked about starting to tour with Tech during the K.O.D. Tour, his “Midwest Explosion” record, and what it’s like to sign with Strange Music.

World Premiere of Brotha Lynch Hung “Spit It Out” – Dirty Version

After releasing Coathanga Strangla, fans were a bit confused as to where the story was heading. HipHopDX is premiering the “Spit It Out” music video how it was intended to be viewed and it wraps up the 6 part video series. Finally, some closure, before we prepare ourselves for Mannibalector!

Billboard says, “Tech N9ne Claims No. 1 Across the Board”

After a great first week, Tech N9ne’s All 6’s And 7’s album continues to climb the charts. Receiving the #4 album in the country, a lot of attention is being directed towards Tecca Ninna. Remember to get your copy of Entertainment Weekly to see a special story on Tech.

Jay Rock Talks to HipHopDX About “Follow Me Home”

Jay Rock talks to HipHopDX about how he put together his upcoming release Follow Me Home, along with reaching out to Rick Ross for a verse, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League for some beats and how Dr. Dre was an “inspirational hand” during the production of Follow Me Home.

NEW MUSIC: iMAYDAY! “The Ride” Featuring Del The Funky Homosapien

The newest signees to Strange Music (and the first band to get signed to Strange Music), iMayday! have recently released a dope track “The Ride” that is featured on the iMayday! Blog. “The Ride” record features Del The Funky Homosapien. It’s some pretty fresh shit, go check it out and post a comment!