Eminem And Dave Mays Meet Face To Face
While Eminem waves a white flag on his current single “Toy Soldiers,” word is Slim and The Source magazine’s co-owner Dave Mays recently had a heated face-off at a Detroit radio station. Sources say Mays was visiting a Detroit radio station and made comments aimed at Slim during the interview. Em reportedly arrived on location with 10 men shortly after and confronted Mays. Though the two-minute argument didn’t turn violent, sources say there was a lot insults and shouting involved.
The Game’s Documentary Gets High Marks
After much of anticipation, The Game’s album, The Documentary recently leaked to the streets. In recent months, the Compton rapper’s buzz has intensified courtesy of countless mixtapes freestyles, random disses and loads of bold declarations. Now, with the album set to hit stores on Tuesday, January 18, heads are saying Game has lived up to the hype. With a star-studded production line-up featuring Dr. Dre, Kanye West, Just Blaze, Timbaland, Hi-Tek, Havoc and guest spots from 50 Cent, Tony Yayo, Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans and Busta Rhymes, industry insiders are raving about the album’s refreshing introspection and cohesiveness. In addition to all the bragging, boasting and name-calling, Game clarifies that he doesn’t diss Jay-Z on “West Side Story” when he spits “and I don’t do button up shirts/or drive Maybachs.” The album features a skit in which Game tells Power 105.1’s Ed Lover that the line was directed towards Ja Rule and not Hov.
50 Cent “Massacres” Foes In XXL, Again
50 Cent is back on XXL magazine’s cover for their March issue, just in time for the release of his much-hyped “Valentine’s Day Massacre.” In the issue, that hits stands Feb. 1, Fiddy talks about overcoming the sophomore jinx and surpassing his debut Get Rich Or Die Tryin. He also rehashes his beef with Ja Rule and says Eminem is not being realistic in his cries for peace in the single “Toy Soldiers.” But what will really have heads turning are his comments about fellow NYC fire-spitter and Interscope labelmate, Jadakiss. 50 tells the Hip-Hop mag, “I don’t even see him [Jadakiss] as competition. When you can’t break a million records, and you call yourself going platinum? I know your numbers is 800 and change, and you can’t get over that hump? And you haven’t put out a record with your voice on the chorus? He’s a great rapper, but he’s not a great songwriter. I got artists under me that are better than him.” Sources say Interscope is scrambling to stop an internal war amongst its prized moneymakers.
Young Buck Leaving G-Unit?
Rumors swirled earlier this week that Young Buck of G-Unit was set to bail on the imprint label. After two successful years, then later being charged and arrested following a stabbing at last year’s VIBE Awards, Buck was rumored to be signing with his former UTP label; owned by his boy Juvenile. Rumors said Buck was displeased to find that he’d been duped out of at least $5 million from touring, album royalties, and clothing sales. The official word from Buck’s camp is “no way”