Archive for November 29th, 2006

11.29
06

UGK Pushes Back “Kingz,” Lupe Fiasco Pushes Back Free Show

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UGKRap fans will have to wait a little longer for their mega-dose of UGK grime now that the southern rap pioneers have officially pushed back the release of their seventh album to February 27, 2007. The double set, U.G.K. Underground Kingz, was originally slated for a December 19, 2006 date.

The Houston duo of Bun B and Pimp C offers 26 new tracks on this one along with the live instrumentation that has helped make their sound legendary. Uber producers include Pimp C as well as Swizz Beatz, Scarface, Jazzy Pha and Lil Jon. Guests range from T.I., Rick Ross and Slim Thug to Sleepy Brown, Kool G Rap and Big Daddy Kane and more. The lead single, “The Game Belongs To Me,” was produced by Pimp C and will have an accompanying video released at the top of ’07.
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And speaking of free concerts, Lupe Fiasco, like Young Buck, has also hooked up with Cingular for the Flash Concerts 2006 series. Rescheduled from October, the concert will take place Thursday, December 7 at 8:30pm.

Fans can register to “Get in and Win” by sending the text message city code “PHI” to “FLASH” (35274). Registrants will receive alerts which will give them including: event details, exclusive free concert invites, VIP access, meet & greets and prizes. Text “PHI” to “FLASH” or visit your local Cingular Wireless store for more details.