Xzibit Forms New Crew

LA rhymester Xzibit has formed Strong Arm Steady, a new group that includes San Diego’s Mitchy Slick, former Likwit member Phil The Agony and Krondon.Next year, X and the group will drop a DVD to introduce the collective and reveal their ways through shows and backstage.

In addition, the DVD will include an exclusive mixtape of the group. The set drops March 2, 2004 and features Busta Rhymes, WC, Talib Kwale, Ice T, Cypress Hill and G-Unit.

Recently, Xzibit has been doing tour dates, domestically and internationally, and finishing up his new album tentatively titled Weapon of Mass Destruction. The set is due summer of 2004. He recently performed at University of Southern California with Evidence of Dilated Peoples and rock bands Chomsky and Magna-fi.

"Not everyone can be a rapper, not everyone can be an athlete,” X told the crowd at USC, “This is a very prestigious school. You can make a difference in the world."

Xzibit's last album Man vs. Machine was certified gold by the RIAA.