AHH Stray News: Lloyd Banks, Missy Elliott, Diamond

G-Unit rapper Lloyd Banks has announced an exclusive one-off show in London this July. Banks will make his first appearance in the UK since 2007 this July, when he performs at the indigO2. UK rappers Sway, Bashy and Wretch 32 will also take the stage during the evening. The event takes place Friday, July 17.

 

Missy Elliott has revealed that her bio-pic is in the process of being produced. Elliott, who hails from Norfolk, Virginia, had a traumatic childhood. Her mother was repeatedly abused by her father, while she was raped multiple times by an older cousin when she was a child. Despite these serious obstacles, Elliott preserved to become one of the biggest names in Hip-Hop, as well as one of the genre’s top producers. “It’s happening; I’ve just got to find a great writer because I wouldn’t want my story watered down,” Elliott told Elle Magazine. “I went through a lot, and I accomplished a lot, and I want people to know how it all went down.” 

 

Diamond, formerly of Crime Mob, has dropped a new mixtape with DJ Dammit titled Can’t Tell Me Nuthin. The mixtape is Diamond’s fourth underground release since leaving Crime Mob in 2007. She released three installments of her B**ch Music mixtape series. The 21-year-old’s latest offering features Cee-Lo, Lil Scrappy, Webbie, Lil Boosie, E-40, Shawty Lo, Nicole Wray and others. “The mixtape with DJ Dammit and Block Starz Music titled Can’t Tell Me Nuthin is really a reflection of me – good and bad emotions,” Diamond told AllHipHop.com. “My music now reflects the mature/adult side of Diamond. I just want to show my true fans and soon to be fans that there is more to me than Crunk.” The 17-track mixtape can be downloaded here.

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