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Hip-Hop Rumors: Quickies Edition With Swizz Beatz, Chuck D, A$AP Rocky, DJ Premier & More!

Swizz Strikes Back With Mixtape:

After scrapping his album, Haute Living, a little while back, Swizz took to Twitter recently to announce that a new, untitled, mixtape is on the way…

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In the studio working on my mix tape :) oh yeah I also cut all the collars of my shirts lmao.”

Yo Gotti Dropped A Dud!

Gotti’s debut album is on pace to sell between 12,000 and 15,000 copies in its first week. In another words, a major letdown for someone with a pretty decent buzz despite the album’s overall negative critical reception.

“IN NEW YORK N JUST FOUND OUT SO MO F*CKD UP SH*T ABOUT DA LABEL!!! #TheIndustryTrynaHoldMeBack. HOW DA F*CK YU EXPECT A N*GGA TO SALE SUM RECORDS WHEN U DONT SHIP NONE????”

Better luck next time Y.G.!

Meet Cash Money’s Newest Artist, Chris Richardson:

The former American Idol contestant is the new member of Baby’s Cash Money Records. Another attempt at crossing over? What ever happened to Kevin Rudolf?

Childish Gambino Announces New Mixtape:

The new project, titled Mixtape, will be dropping soon. Just a title and the image above were released. Gambino will be hitting the road and touring with Fool’s Gold artist Danny Brown beginning in March.

A$AP Rocky and AraabMUZIK Collaboration Project On the Way!

A$APMUZIK coming soon! Both artists will also be performing in April at the 2012 Coachella Festival, so expect for some of this heat to be heard for the first time there!

More Quickies:

-DJ Premier revealed in a recent interview with Bootleg Kev that he has worked with Busta Rhymes on several tracks from his upcoming Cash Money debut.

-Lupe Fiasco’s third album Lasers has officially been certified Gold. We want Food and Liquor 2…NOW!

-Chuck D will appear on iconic rocker Meat Loaf’s new album that drops in February. “Chuck D is the rapper’s rapper. He is the original, and every rapper that has come after him wants to be like him. For us to have him on this record is a major coup and I am so impressed with what he wrote!

-J. Cole’s “Work Out” single has been certified Platinum. Keep it up, Cole!

-Nelly was recently photographed in the studio with Dr. Dre, who seems to be working on everything except Detox as of late. Can we all just agree already that that sh*t is NEVER coming out!?

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