Rap Recap: Trillville, Lil Scrappy, John Cena, Bgirling And More!

Trillville and Lil Scrappy will start production

on their second music videos next week in Los Angeles, California. Trillville's

"Get Some Crunk in Yo System" and Lil Scrappy's "No Problem"

will both start shooting April 13 and 14 and will be directed by Gil Green.

The King of Crunk & BME Recordings Presents Trillville & Lil Scrappy

has sold nearly 190,00 albums in just 6 weeks...

Russell Simmons, Andrew Cuomo, Dr. Benjamin Chavis,

the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) and others will hold a press conference

on April 13 at City Hall in New York City, to announce the next steps in their

efforts against the Rockefeller Drug Laws. Simmons and co. held a rally in June

2003 which was attended by over 60,000 people...

Lord Finesse is launching the "Turntable

Immortals Series" starting April 28 at Joe's Pub in New York City. The

event will take place once a month and will kick off with guest DJ Premier of

Gangstarr. Future performers include Pete Rock, DJ Cash Money, DJ Jazzy Jeff,

Diamond D, Jazzy Jay, and more...

Ludacris was two hours late for the first mainstream

concert at St. Cloud University in Minnesota, after the airline he flew in on

lost his checked luggage, containing the equipment that holds all his music

for his performances. The rapper waited for 2 hours as 4,200 ticket holding

fans waited for him. The audience didn't make a fuss as the University Program

Board explained the unexplainable to delayed lines of those attending...

Wrestler/Rapper John Cena a full length CD of

rap music in June. In a recent interview, Cena said that the WWE does not have

a great understanding of the Hip-Hop culture and that his on screen persona

is exactly the same as off screen. Cena said that previous rap releases by other

wrestlers shouldn't be a reflection on him and his love for the Genre. Cena

also has an upcoming DVD titled "Word Life." For those that question

his sincerity, Cena has been spotted with Freddie Foxxx, Melle Mel, Brand Nubian

and others. Cena's album is scheduled to be released June 8th...

Starting Monday, Angie Martinez and the Hot 97

crew in New York will be giving away dates with Harlem's finest, Cam'ron. Three

female listeners will have the opportunity to hang with the rapper. The following

week men will have a chance to choose a date from three male listeners. Interested

hopefuls should upload a photo at hot97.com and explain why listeners should

vote for them. Beware: competition is fierce. One woman from the Bronx hoping

to land a date with Cam'ron said "I will do anything, I mean anything to

win this contest!"

The No Easy Props Bgirls started a workshop teaching

the art of bgirling yesterday in Silverlake, California. Taking place at Studio

A Dance, the classes are only open to women and cost $10. Those interested in

learning should hit Asia One at asia@bboysummit.com