Lil' Dap of Group
Home fame has singed with Poland's Prosto label and is preparing to release
a CD and Vinyl single, with three new tracks featuring Lil' Dap, Slim and Waco.
All of the recording has been done in Warsaw, Poland. A full length solo album
from the Brooklyn, New York native is also due out in September of 2005. For
more information visit www.lildap.com or
T.I., whose latest album Urban Legend reached platinum status last
week, has joined Nelly's major-city tour, which commences from the end of March
through May. Fabolous and Fat Joe have been confirmed as opening acts, while
Nelly is reportedly in the midst of scheduling tour dates and lining up venues
across the country.
Mya is said to
be collaborating with Aftermath rapper/producer Dr. Dre for her upcoming album
Control Freak. "['My Love Is Like Whoa'] was a moment and I don't
need to revisit that again," Mya told TV Guide. "That's how I felt
then and that's what I said, and now I can leave it alone. But this album is
really sassy. The lyrics will be more...interpretable, versus so straightforward
award-winning streaks, Usher and Alicia Keys cleaned up at the Soul Train Awards.
Both singers won two individual awards and shared an award for best R&B-soul
single by a group or duo for their collaboration "My Boo." Usher notched
awards for best male R&B-soul single for "Confessions Part II,"
best R&B-soul album by a male artist for his multi-platinum "Confessions,"
and best R&B-soul or rap music video for his work with rappers Ludacris
and Lil Jon for "Yeah!" Jay-Z also won for best R&B-soul or rap
music video for "99 Problems." The Soul Train Awards were held at
Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA.