New Orleans’ own, Curren$y, recently stopped by Santa Ana’s The Observatory for the latest stop on his Canal St. Confidential Tour. With the album quickly approaching its December release date, Spitta took the opportunity to perform new material off the project like “Drive By” and “Boulders” along with plenty of other older fan favorites. Check out the Jet Life front man as he also gets into “Cargo Planes” off Pilot Talk III. Canal Street Confidential will be available on December 4.
Trademark Da Skydiver recently made his way over to Shade 45 for an exclusive interview with DJ-producer, Statik Selektah, and spoke on a number of topics which included his current status with Jet Life, Flamingo Barnes 2: Mingo Royale and more. Also, check out Mingo in action towards the end as the New Orleans emcee shows off some his laid-back bars for listeners tuning in.
Drake’s “Would You Like A Tour?” recently made a stop in New Orleans and fans were treated to a special preview of the YMCMB rapper’s upcoming music video for “Worst Behavior.” Shot on location in Memphis, TN, the track is featured on Drizzy’s new Nothing Was The Same LP. The X directed visual also showcases cameos from Juicy J, Project Pat and Drake’s father, Dennis Graham.
Vibe’s Mikey Fresh catches up with Mannie Fresh out in New Orleans and gets the run down on who he’s currently been working with in the studio. The veteran producer gets into details on his recent collaborations with Wiz Khalifa for his upcoming Blacc Hollywood LP, Yasii Bey (Most Def) and giving Kanye West 30 instrumentals that he’s currently sitting on. The former Cash Money beatsmith also addresses the rebirth of his career and explains to viewers that a Hot Boys reunion is in the works, however, the paperwork has to be right before all parties can proceed.
Vibe’s Mikey Fresh catches up with Mannie Fresh just outside of Red Bull’s 2013 Street Kings competition in New Orleans. The former Cash Money producer shares his thoughts on the importance of Brass Bands to the culture and his love for the sound which he uses even in his own music. Check out Mannie speak on his love for Jazz and his past collaborations with different artists.
New Orleans bred rapper Turk is back on the Hip Hop scene with a new music video for his single “It’s Hot.” The new visual finds the rapper out and about in his city with a few lovely ladies as he shows some love to the block. Take a look as Turk performs keeps it street and drops braggadocios rhymes about the finer things in life he’s had the pleasure of coming up on. Lil Wayne, Mannie Fresh, 2 Chainz and Juvenile take the opportunity to show up for a couple of quick cameos.
Curren$y and videographer CJ Wallis take viewers behind the scenes at Street Customs in New Orleans for a sneak peek at one of Spitta’s newest car. Still in the early stages of being painted, Curren$y and company give details on what exactly is in store for the old school ride. In the evening, Spitta takes to the streets in his Ferrari and does some cruising around the city.
Jet Life general Curren$y follows up his recent vague announcement concerning New Orleans’ upcoming Voodoo Fest with a new promotional video. Take a look at the gritty black and white visual which showcases Spitta performing to fans at a show while details concerning his upcoming performance at the House of Blues fade in and out. Curren$y’s performance will take place during the Voodoo Fest 2013 and fans are advised to purchase tickets now for the event as they are currently available. Editing credits as always courtesy of CJ Wallis.
2 Chainz releases the Cash Money inspired visual treatment to his new raunchy single “Used 2” featured on his B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time LP. Sporting over sized white T-shirts, gaudy jewelry and on scene in New Orleans, 2 Chainz turns the energy up on the streets surrounded by fans and the infamous Hot Boys. Take a look as the group reunites to grab some background props in 2 Chainz latest music video.
Jet Lifer and in-house videographer CJ Wallis delivers yet another visual and this time its in the form of a short documentary film titled “Making of The Stage.” Follow along as the New Orleans native hits the airport from his hometown and takes a quick trip to New York for a book signing at Barnes & Noble with trendy streetwear brand Diamond Supply. Afterwards, Wallis takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Curren$y links up with Smoke DZA and Harry Fraud for the creation of their upcoming collaborative EP titled The Stage. Watch as Spitta finally hops back on a plane to New Orleans and gives fans a peek into his busy lifestyle.