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Daily Throwback: Fabolous featuring Lil Mo & Mike Shorey – “Can’t Let You Go”

Lifted as the second single from his sophomore album Street Dreams, Fabolous‘ “Can’t Let You Go” was one of his many hits in 2003.  The track reunited the Brooklyn MC with R&B songstress Lil Mo, who he previously worked with on 2000’s “Superwoman (Part 2),” and singer-songwriter Mike Shorey. Produced by Just Blaze, “Can’t Let You Go” reached the top 5 of Billboard’s Hot 100 and peaked at No. 2 on the Hot Hip-Hop & R&B Songs chart.

Did You Know? Fabolous is featured on two of Lil Mo’s biggest singles, 2001’s “Superwoman (Part 2)” and 2003’s “4Ever.”

Daily Throwback: Twista featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx – “Slow Jamz”

After years of underground success, Twista broke into the mainstream with 2004’s Kamikaze.  For the album’s lead single, Twista enlisted Jamie Foxx and Kanye West for an ode to classic soul artists on the aptly titled “Slow Jamz.”  Produced by Kanye West, “Slow Jamz” topped Billboard’s Hot 100 for one week on February 10, 2004, becoming the first number one single for all three artists.

Did You Know? “Slow Jamz” was for a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2005.

DMX Plots Spring Release for ‘Undisputed’ Album

After excessive jail time and battle with substance abuse, DMX plots a return for the spotlight in 2012.  The Yonkers breed emcee will release his seventh album, Undisputed, on March 27 via United Music & Media Group.  The set’s first single, “Already,” premieres in the coming weeks.

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New Music: Trey Songz – “Hunnadz”

Despite the fact he allegedly began his career as a rapper, we were introduced to Trey Songz as a singer, which is probably why I can’t take him serious when he raps. Best known for being a “panty droppa”  (his words not mine), Tremaine seems hell bent on making this rap thing happen. Listen to “Hunnadz,” a new track from one of two new mixtapes he’s dropping on November 1.