E-40 Strikes Gold

Bay

area rapper E-40 is celebrating the success of his latest album My Ghetto Report

Card, which was certified gold by the RIAA this week.Fueled

by the Keak Da Sneak-featured "Tell Me When 2 Go," and the current single

"U And Dat," featuring T-Pain and Kandi Girl, the album’s good fortune

will lead to bigger things, according to the lyricist."It

feels good," E-40 told AllHipHop.com. "I got my second wind [and] it’s

the beginning of a new beginning."Executive

produced by Lil’ Jon, My Ghetto Report Card debuted at number one on Billboard’s

R&B/Hip-Hop charts and number three on the Billboard Top 200 chart.

In addition to Lil’ Jon, the Reprise/BME/Sick Wid It Records release features

production by Rick Rock, E-40’s son Droop-e of the Pharmasuticles, Bosko, and

Studio Tone, as well as guest appearances from Mike Jones, T. Pain, Keak Da Sneak,

Turf Talk, Juelz Santana, B-Legit, The Federation, 8Ball, and UGK.The

video for "U And Dat," is currently in heavy rotation at BET, MTV and

Fuse.Fans

can look for more of E-40 with the release of his new DVD, E-40 & The Hype

of Hyphy. The

disc, which hit stores Tuesday (Aug. 29) includes the videos "U And Dat"

and "Tell Me When To Go" as well as a behind the scenes look at the

making of the videos. Viewers

can also learn about the Hyphy movement through a "Hyphy movement" special

on the DVD, which features special appearances by Federation and B-Legit, among

others.

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