Fredro Starr Readies New Solo Album

Rapper Fredro Starr is readying the release of

his second solo album, Don't Get Mad, Get Money. Fredro, who appears

in the upcoming film "Torque" with Ice Cube, is also planning a 25

city tour to support the album.

"This album is a lighter Fredro, it's more

of a party album," Starr said. The first single, "California Girls,"

has already been serviced to radio nationwide.

Of his role in "Torque" with Ice Cube,

Starr described his character as the rebel.

"I'm the young, black, Bobby DeNiro,"

Starr continued. "I always end up playing the bad guy."

In addition to "Torque," Starr is is

working on another movie, "Caught On Tape," and his group Onyx is

working on their next album, titled Triggernometry.

Don't Get Mad, Get Money hits the streets

on May 20th.