(AllHipHop News) Tonight (February 18), a number of rappers, executives and music industry figures will gather in New York to officially launch a new joint venture between Raekwons ICE H20 record label and rap group Capone-N-Noreaga (CNN).
CNN are officially signed to Raekwons label and will drop their new album War Report 2, the follow up to 1997s first installment, The War Report.
We going 50/50 on this next venture with Rae and them, Noreaga told AllHipHop.com. Salute, we having fun bringing real music back to life.
Jadakiss, Beanie Sigel, Ice-T-, Wu-Tang Clan, Ice-T and Coco and a number of others are expected to attend the event, which is hosted by Shade 45 radio personality Angela Yee with music provided by 105.1s DJ Envy. Raekwon will executive produce
War Report 2 for Ice H20, the same label that independently released his critically acclaimed album Only Built For Cuban Linx II, which was distributed by EMI.
When I did The War Report, I didnt know I was making a classic, Noreaga said of the pressure to craft a follow-up to the original release. So now this is harder, because its like I wanna beat The War Report.
Tonights event will also celebrate Raekown, Ghostface and Method Mans new group, Three The Hard Way, in addition to Capone and Ice H20s Kay Woods’ birthdays.