Twista recently wrapped
up shooting the video for his first single "Slow Jamz," from his long
awaited solo set, Kamikaze.
The video and song
features producer Kanye West and actor/comedian Jamie Foxx, both of whom make
appearances in the video.
is like a house party, how we used to do it," Twista told AllHipHop.com.
"We got Jamie Foxx in there playing records, me and Kanye got women around
and man it’s tight. It’s got a lot of raw shots."
The release of
the single and video marks Twista’s first solo album since running into contractual
problems with his old label, Creators Way Associated Labels.
The rapper had
to file bankruptcy in an attempt to solve his legal woes. With most of those
issues behind him, Twista is still negotiating a deal with Dame Dash’s Roc-A-Fella
"I am signed
to Atlantic, but they are working something out on the joint venture side with
Roc-A-Fella," Twista said. "I got a strong relationship with Dame,
so I am waiting to see what happens."
with the Roc is apparent on Kamikaze. In addition to production from
Kanye West, the album features guest appearances from Freeway, The Young Gunz
and Memphis Bleek. Ceelo, Ludacris, Too Short and 8Ball also drop verses on
In addition to
the Kamikaze project, Twista is working on a new Speedknot Mobstaz project,
which is tentatively titled Nation Business.
Twista is branching
off from the music game as well and recently released his own Kamikaze rims
rims are out now," Twista continued. "They got diamond studs in them.
They are made by Omega. They are out now on the West Coast."
features production by Red Spyder, Kanye West, Jazze Pha and Toxic. The album
is due in stores in January.