September 30, 2009
September 29, 2009
Source: NMEWeezer's Rivers Cuomo has revealed that Lil Wayne has recorded a guest rap on a song on the band's forthcoming new album, 'Raditude'.
The singer/guitarist told MTV News that he enlisted the rapper to give the song "edge" – although did not reveal which specific track he guests on.
"We got Lil Wayne to come in and do a rap on it," he said. "Any other rapper would've just done, 'Yay, we're partying! Let's drink and have fun,' but he gave it the edge I was looking for.
"You can hear in his voice, it sounds so dark, like he was gonna get shot or something when he walks out of the studio. So I was real happy that everyone involved got what we were going for."
Cuomo said that the cameo was part of an attempt to do something "different" following 2008's 'The Red Album' release. "We loved that album, but this is 2009," he said. "It's time to do something totally different. So I reached out to some friends of mine in different genres: Jermaine Dupri, for example, king of R'n'B, I wrote a song with him called 'Can't Stop Partying'.
"It was a real challenge for me, taking his ideas, which are very slick, R'n'B party, and giving it some kind of edge, some darkness, making it work with rock, making it work with Weezer."
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September 28, 2009
EA Sports & NBA Live 10 is partnering up with Mick Boogie to host the NBA LIVE 10 mixtape. The mixtape brings together the hottest tracks from the NBA LIVE 10 soundtrack to consumers on October 6, 2009, and can be found at NBALiveMixtape.com. Here our first leak… featuring the homies Kidz In The Hall, Donnis and Daytona: “Class Of Our Own” produced by Mick Boogie and Double 0.