Gangstarr Readies “The Ownerz”

Gangstarr is preparing to release their seventh

album, The Ownerz. The album features guest appearances by Fat Joe, Snoop

Dogg, Freddie Foxxx, Jadakiss and M.O.P.

"The concept of The Ownerz involves

how people are renting and leasing hip-hop," Guru said. "At this point

in the game there’s a lot of people exploiting it, and calling the sh*t they’re

doing hiphop even though their music is watered down. But we feel strongly about

the love that we have for this music, and that we’re true owners of a purer


The latest single, "Rite Where U Stand"

which features Jadakiss, has been added to MTV Jams, MTV2 and BET.

Later this month, the group will appear on Late

Night with Conan O’Brien and The Orlando Jones Show to support the release which

hits shelves June 24.

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