Former Three 6 Mafia group member Lord Infamous will release his second solo album next month titled The Man, The Myth, The Legacy. Lord Infamous, born Ricky Dunigan, was a founding member of Three 6 Mafia group and was featured on many of the group's most popular recordings. The album is the follow up to Lord Infamous' solo debut Lord of Terror and features guests appearances by La Chat, II Tone, D-Dirt and others. The Man, The Myth, The Legacy hits stores October 23 via Lord Infamous' own record label, Black Rain Entertainment.
G-Unit rapper Young Buck is preparing a variety of new projects, including a new album, clothing and jewelry line. The Nashville, Tennessee native is preparing to release a new compilation, Young Buck Presents: Product Of The South on his Cashville Records imprint. The compilation features the Cashville roster of artists, which includes 615 and The Outlawz. The first single from the album is titled Driving Down the Freeway. Young Buck is also launching David Brown/TenaKey Clothing. "David Brown is my real name [and] November 1 we are going to be on the racks," Young Buck said. The rapper recently released a teaser previewing the line at www.davidbrownclothing.com.
Viacom and the Arab Media group are planning to launch MTV Arabia on November 16. The network will launch the channel with imported MTV shows, as well as new locally produced show. Executives at the network said about a third of the programming will feature local musicians, including homegrown Hip-Hop music. AMG has been running advertisements encouraging local rappers to send in their demos. "We're not just looking at MTV Arabia as another TV station," AMG chief exec Abdullatif Al-Sayegh told Variety. "The channel will be a platform for the Arab youth. Eventually they will decide the programming of the channel. It won't just be the head of programming deciding what goes on air." The network will premiere November 16 during an all-star bash in Dubai.
Cypress Hill founding member/producer DJ Muggs will embark upon an international tour with Psycho Realm group member Sick Jacken to support the release of their first album together, The Legend of The Mask and The Assassin. The duo kicked off the tour last night (September 27) in Estonia. The pair will then tour through Europe, making stops in cities like Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The Legend of The Mask and The Assassin is also the first release from Rebel Music Group, a new joint venture between Sick Jacken and Universal Music Latino. Tour dates for DJ Muggs' and Sick Jacken international tour are listed below:
September 27th Estonia, Tallin @ Club HollywoodSeptember 28th Norway, Trondheim @ Club Kafe LarssenSeptember 29th Norway, Oslo @ Club BLAOctober 2nd United Kingdom, Canbridge @ TBAOctober 3rd Denmark, Copenhagen @ TBAOctober 4th Bulgaria, Sofia @ TBAOctober 5th Switzerland, Lausanne @ TBAOctober 5th Sweden, Gothenburg @TBA