The Friday Hip Hop Report (Aug 29)


Formerly known as the New Releases Show. The weekly show that reports all the developments in Hip Hop from news and new releases to album sales and download charts. Hosted by Wahidah Fowler, this weeks show features:


===MAIN STORIES===

-DMX cursed at the judge after he was jailed in miami on drug charges with no bail. Surprisingly he has since been released after his
lawyer worked out a plea bargain.

-At his show in New York, the game squashed his beef with joe budden, as the duo performed PUMP IT UP.

-Suge Knight was arrested in las vegas for attacking his girlfriend of 3 years. she claims that while they were driving he punched her in the back
of the head, then a struggle ensued causing the car to hit the curb, after which she fled with Knight in pursuit. The police arrived to find knight weilding a knife and
kicking her in the head.

-Snoop Dogg launches RICH & FAMOUS a new clothing line at the MAGIC FASHION Convention in Las vegas

-yung berg was assaulted and had his decipticon chain snatched last weekend in Detroit club Plan B, in retaliation for comments he had made in the
past about Detroit rappers.

the UK's hip hop connection magazine celebrates its 20 year anniversary this monday at THE JUMP OFF in London. Launched in 1988 a few months before THE SOURCE, Hip Hop Connection is officially the worlds oldest hip hop magazine.

The Cool Kids became the first Hip Hop act signed to the Pepsi Mountain Dew backed, "Green Label Sound" imprint and unlike other artist brand
deals they are not required to mention the brand message.

and finally hip hop purists will be pleased to hear that Soulja Boy's myspace & youtube was hacked, he has since regained control

====NEW RELEASES===
The Game -- LAX
Solange - Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams
Bishop Lamont - The Confessional
The Commission - Destroy & Rebuild: Jay-Z & Kanye West
Your Favorite Suppliers Presents: Young Jeezy, T.I. & Gucci Mane - Trappers Anonymous

===HOT NEW TRACKS===
Royce Da 5'9 & Kid Vishis - Kill Em
The Lox - Its Like That
T-Pain - Like I Outta
T.I ft Kanye West, Jay-Z & Lil Wayne - Swagger Like Us
Charles Hamilton - C Food
LL Cool J ft 50 Cent - Feel My Heart Beat
Chris Brown - Nasty Girl
DJ Khaled ft Missy Elliott, Sean Paul & Busta Rhymes - She's Fine

===MUSIC VIDEOS===
Young Jeezy - Vacation
Cassie ft Lil Wayne - Offishal Girl
B.G. and The Chopper City Boyz "Bubblegum *BOOTY***
Common Feat. Pharell "Announcement
T-Pain -Believe


===ALBUM SALES===
Courtesy of NEILSEN's SOUND SCAN:


10-DAVID BANNER (10,658 | 123,688)
9-PLIES (10,835 | 469,638)
8-USHER (13,069| 977,131)
7-NAS (15,075 | 349,813)
6- LLOYD (15,611 | 88,997)
5-LEONA LEWIS (22,069 | 1million)
4-RIHANNA (39,301 | 1.67million)
3- SHWAYZE 46,584
2-LIL WAYNE 56,820 | 2.26million
1-ICE CUBE's RAW FOOTAGE 69,763


===TOP 5 DIGITAL SONGS===
Here are last weeks top 5 selling digital songs across all platforms courtesy of Billboard:
#5 Kardinall Offishall - DANGEROUS (61,103 770,290)
#4 CHRIS Brown - FOREVER (71,064 1.5million)
#3 M.I.A. - PAPER PLANES 124,538 1million
#2 DISTURBIA - Rihanna 148,074, 1.2million
#1T.I - "Whatever You Like" with 205.2




A JumpOff.TV Production
(www.jumpoff.tv)

Presented By: Wahidah Fowler
(www.jumpoff.tv/wahidah)

Guest Host: DJ Manny Norte
(www.myspace.com/mannynorte)

Camera Op: Hector Gonzalez

Editor: AKC'Ent.
(www.jumpofff.tv/akcent)

1 comment:

Lil Dee said...

joe budden and the game beef squashed?... thats some funny ish... joe barely can get his career off the ground and the game on autopilot. Im down for the peace. Big ups to the hip hop connection. didnt know that was the oldest rap magazine in the game

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