CNN Celebrate Signing To Raekwon's Label Tonight

(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 Raekwon’s ICE H20 record label and rap group Capone-N-Noreaga (CNN).

CNN are officially signed to Raekwon’s label and will drop their new album War Report 2, the follow up to 1997’s first installment, The War Report.

“We going 50/50 on this next venture with Rae and them,” Noreaga told “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 105.1’s 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 didn’t 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 it’s like I wanna beat The War Report

Tonight’s event will also celebrate Raekown, Ghostface and Method Man’s new group, Three The Hard Way, in addition to Capone and Ice H20’s Kay Woods' birthdays.