Young Jeezy

Mar
7
Video: Rick Ross f/ Jeezy – ‘War Ready’

Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, and Jeezy

Enemies become friends in the video for “War Ready.” Rick Ross joins forces with his former rival Jeezy and his MMG signee Tracy T in the action-packed visuals, shot during NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.

Gun shots ring out as the hip-hop titans turn a warehouse into a violent battlefield in the TAJ-directed clip, which features cameos from Meek Mill, YG, DJ Khaled, and DJ Mustard.

In an interview with The Huffington Post, Rozay spoke about squashing his beef with Jeezy. “We had past differences and we put that to the side being true bosses to do something big for the culture, which is bigger than both of us,” he said.

The Mike WiLL Made It-produced song appears on Ross’ sixth album Mastermind.

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Feb
20
New Music: Gucci Mane – ‘War Ready (Remix)’

War Ready (Remix)

Gucci Mane goes to battle with his critics on his remix to Rick Ross and Jeezy’s Mastermind single “War Ready.” The Brick Squad captain, who faces 20 years in jail for weapons possession, rattles off a confessional verse about his troubled past over the Mike WiLL Made It-produced beat.

“I’m not the average celebrity, can’t let you get the best of me,” he declares.

Plus, go behind the scenes of Rozay and Jeezy’s explosive video below.

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Feb
18
Video: DJ Infamous f/ Jeezy, Ludacris, Juicy J, & Hitmaka – ‘Double Cup’

Jeezy, DJ Infamous, and Ludacris

When he’s not spinning for Ludacris, DJ Infamous is making a name for himself beyond the turntables. The Atlanta DJ rounds up some hip-hop heavy-hitters including Ludacris, Juicy J, and Hitmaka aka Yung Berg for his “Double Cup” video, which he dedicates to the late DJ Nando.

Jeezy chills in his white fur-lined parka, Luda parties with a plane full of chicks, and Juicy J adds a shot of trippiness.

Fill your cup and watch the star-studded visuals below.

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Feb
17
Rick Ross and Jeezy Join Forces in ‘War Ready’ Video

Rick Ross and Jeezy

Rick Ross and Jeezy put their beef aside and went in front of the cameras to shoot a video for their collaboration “War Ready” during NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Gun shots rang out as the hip-hop titans turned a warehouse into a violent battlefield in the TAJ-directed clip.

“History. Bet that,” tweeted TAJ.

In an interview with The Huffington Post, Rozay spoke about squashing their beef. “We had past differences and we put that to the side being true bosses to do something big for the culture, which is bigger than both of us,” he said.

They made headlines for their scuffle at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards, but it’s all in the past. “We never really personally had an issue,” he explained. “Real bosses get over that and that’s what we did, and I’m happy we was able to do that and set the examples for some of the younger bosses that’s coming up.”

The Mike WiLL Made It-produced single will appear on Ross’ upcoming album Mastermind, which also features Kanye West, The Weeknd, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Meek Mill, and Scarface.

Watch them make peace on set of “War Ready.”

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Feb
13
Video: August Alsina f/ Jeezy – ‘Make It Home’

August Alsina

August Alsina shares his story of struggle, hustle, and survival in the compelling video for “Make It Home,” the first single off his upcoming debut Testimony. The New Orleans crooner connects with his Def Jam labelmate Jeezy in the Payne Lindsey-directed clip, which plays out in reverse.

The album’s April 15 release date coincides with the birthday of his older brother, Melvin LaBranch III, who inspired August to pursue music. Melvin was tragically gunned down in New Orleans in 2010.

“As an artist, I struggle with how much of myself to give to the people,” said August. “Nothing is held back on Testimony. When people hear my story, and see that I came from nothing, they’ll see that it’s possible for them too.”

You can catch August opening for 2 Chainz on his “2 G.O.O.D. to Be T.R.U. Tour,” which wraps March 24 in Washington, D.C.

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Feb
13
T.I. Shares Advice for Justin Bieber, Brings Rick Ross and Jeezy Together

T.I. and Arsenio

T.I. has made his fair share of mistakes throughout his life, but he’s using his experiences to help others. During his visit to “Arsenio” on Wednesday, the “House of Lies” star shared his advice for Justin Bieber. The rapper and singer were recently spotted in the studio and club.

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Feb
7
New Music: Rick Ross f/ Jeezy – ‘War Ready’

Rick Ross and Jeezy

Enemies become friends on “War Ready.” Rick Ross joins forces with former rival Jeezy on the new single off his upcoming album Mastermind. The MMG boss and CTE captain turn their feud into an explosive seven-minute collaboration, produced by Mike WiLL Made It.

Due March 4, Mastermind also features appearances from Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Jay Z, The Weeknd, Big Sean, Meek Mill, Scarface, and more.

Head to the front lines with the rap titans.

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