Rapper Flavor Flav,
the current star of VH1's top rated reality series Flavor of Love 2, is
preparing the release of a new self-titled album this Halloween.Flavor
Flav, born William Drayton Jr., announced the album will be released on his own
independent label, Draytown Records, which is distributed by Redeye Distribution.
got some things off my chest, but not all," Flav said. "I doubt I will
ever do another one, though. What I'm gonna do is make this one a collector's
item. My first and only solo album, ever."Flavor
Flav, known as "the greatest hypeman in Hip-Hop," rose to fame with
pioneering rap group Public Enemy, releasing poignant, controversial political
group became well known for such hits as "Don't Believe the Hype," "Rebel
Without a Pause," "Fight the Power," "911 is a Joke"
and others, which featured Flavor Flav's distinctive personality and vocals.As
a member of Public Enemy, he was featured on landmark Hip-Hop albums like Yo!
Bum The Show! (1987), It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
(1988) Fear Of A Black Planet (1990) and others. The
rapper has recorded several albums throughout his career, but none have ever been
released. Flavor Flav enters uncharted territory on the album, by singing two
R&B songs, "Let It Show" and "Two Wrongz (Don't Make a Right).""I'm
saying some, real true positive stuff in there, too," Flavor Flav continued.
"Once they get used to it, I think people can accept me singing."The
first single from the album is the rap/rock single "Flavor Man." The
new season of VH1's reality series Flavor of Love is the latest in a string
of television successes for the rapper. The rapper appeared in The Surreal
Life (2003), Strange Love (2005) and most recently, 2006's Flavor
of Love. The
show features 20 girls who compete in elimination style competition, all in an
attempt to find the right woman for Flavor Flav. When
the second series of "Flavor of Love" premiered in Aug. 2006, the show
drew over 3 million viewers, making it the most watched series debut in VH1's
Flav is currently planning a new album and tour of the United States with Public
is beyond limits. I'm just gonna keep going and going and going and going and
going until I can't go no more."