Block Enterprises, Bad Boy South Partner For New Mixtape With DJ Drama

Together with The

Aphilliates and DJ Drama, Russell “Block” Spencer of Atlanta-based Block

Enterprises will soon release a new mixtape featuring some of the South’s

most promising talent. American

Gangsta: Gangsta Grillz Special Edition will include tracks from the latest

Boyz N Da Hood album, Back Up N Da Chevy. "Someone

who is able to take pennies and turn them into dollars is an ‘American Gangsta,’"

Spencer told "I was able to do my thing in the streets, take

my street education, and use it to build my company, Block Enterprises."Other

artists featured on the mixtape will include Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Big Kuntry,

and T.I. American

Gangsta also highlights Gorilla Zoe, the latest artist signed to Block Enterprises

and newest member of Atlanta super-group Boyz N Da Hood. "You

will hear them all on the American Gangsta mixtape, which also includes

Zoe’s ‘Hood Nigga,’" Block said. "That song in and of itself is an example

of an ‘American Gangsta.’ Zoe is an ‘American Gangsta.’ Like me, he is turning

pennies into dollars." American

Gangsta is another venture between Block Enterprises and Bad Boy South. The

two labels first joined forces for the 2005 release of Boyz N Da Hood’s self-titled

debut album . Block

Enterprises and Bad Boy South partnered made an impressive debut with Yung Joc’s

album New Joc City, which spawned hit singles like "It’s Goin Down"

and "I Know You See It."Both

Yung Joc and Boyz N Da Hood are planning on releasing albums this summer.Boyz

N Da Hood’s Back Up N Da Chevy is set for June 12 and Yung Joc’s

Hustlenomics set for a July 10 release date.

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