Mount Westmore Shares Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Upcoming "Motto" Video

The Mount Westmore posse is continuing the rollout of their debut album—Snoop, Cube, 40, $hort—with new behind-the-scenes footage of the "Motto" video shoot. The clips arrived on Tuesday (January 3) and finds Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40 and Too $hort getting in character for the Marc Wood and Robert Redd-directed visual. 

Snoop, Cube, 40, $hort arrived on December 9, 2022 and served as the second iteration of Mount Westmore's debut. The first version of the album, Bad MFs, arrive last June, but it was only available in the metaverse. While not all the original songs made it to the final cut, several did, including "Activated," "Too Big" and "Big Subwoofer."

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De La Soul's First Six Albums Are Finally Coming To Streaming Services

De La Soul—the legendary Hip Hop trio comprised of Posdnuos, Maseo and Trugoy the Dove—has been wrestling over their music with Tommy Boy Records for decades. After years of unsuccessful negotiations, they were deadlocked and it seemed they would never find a resolution. But in 2021, Reservoir Media acquired Tommy Boy's catalog for $100 million, which included De La Soul's first six albums. Suddenly, there was hope. 

On Tuesday (January 3), De La Soul announced all six albums—3 Feet High and Rising (1989), De La Soul Is Dead (1991), Buhloone Mindstate (1993), Stakes Is High (1996), Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump (2000) and AOI: Bionix (2001) will finally be available on all DSPs beginning March 3. 

The group made

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Bun B, Chuck D, Freddie Gibbs + DJ Premier Among The Many Mourning Gangsta Boo's Death

Gangsta Boo, pioneering Southern rapper and a member of Three 6 Mafia, died on Sunday (January 1). Fox13 Memphis reported her body was found on her front porch around 4 p.m. local time. The devastating news ripped through the Hip Hop community as many grappled with her unexpected passing. While no cause of death has been determined, sources close to the situation believe a "fentanyl-laced substance" played an integral role. 

Fellow Three 6 Mafia member DJ Paul was one of the first to post about her passing on social media. Although his Instagram post didn't provide any details, the photo of her appeared to confirm her death. An explosion of posts followed from many of her peers. Bun B, Chuck D, Freddie Gibbs, Rah Digga and DJ Premier were among those expressing their condolence

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