Jim Jones – Harlem’s American Gangster & Street Religion (Love Me No More Special Edition) – Album/Mixtape (2008)
Harlem’s American Gangster is the seventh mixtape by American hip hop recording artist Jim Jones released to digital retailers on February 19, 2008 under Koch Records. The album peaked at number three on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and number one on the Top Rap Albums chart. The Koch CD was remixed and remastered from a limited edition release that came out the previous November. There was also a change in the track list, with some tracks added and others omitted. The mixtape is hosted by Dame Dash and features the entire ByrdGang crew. “Love Me No More” was released as a single but didn’t reach any major Billboard charts. Continue reading
J.R. Writer – Block Work – Album (2007)
J.R. Writer has proven his skills over and over, most recently with the crew here at Traffic Entertainment on “My Past Is Your Future.” This time out J.R. Writer makes it All about the future and brings it hard, on an all new recording, “Block Work.” Those of you familiar with ‘the trade’ will recognize the clever twist of phrase in titles like “The Weight Is Under, The Cook Up and Git Ya Guns.”
40 Cal. – Trigger Happy 2 & The Yellow Tape – Mixtape / Album + DVD (2007)
After creating a huge buzz through his previous mixtapes series Broken Safety and Trigger Happy , 40 Cal. is ready to release his full latest album, The Yellow Tape. Since you know the rules to the game, now it should be a no-brainer. Next on the list is Harlem. Home of the legendary Big L, and of course; 40 Cal. If you look past Cam’Ron’s bravado, Juelz Santana’s swagger and Jim Jones’ competitive nature; you’ll find Calvin “40 Cal.” Alan Byrd. This Harlem street alumni first gained momentum through the battle circuit, via the Fight Klub.
Freekey Zekey – Blame It On The Henny – Album (2007)
He is the crowd motivator with charismatic energy, numerous tattoos, and a stylish fashion sense.
Now, Freekey Zekey is back with Blame It On The Henny, a showcase for Zekey himself and his own 730 Dips crew to prove nothing can keep a good man down. While the last few years have challenged Zeke on many levels, he is taking on the next phase of his life with bravado and passion that only the most focused artists truly understand. Several attempts on his life and a two year incarceration are no laughing matter, but Freekey has bounced back as the fiery comedic member of his team and he wears his scars as medals of the battles he’s won. His latest features guest shots from a choice few of Harlem’s finest and from Zeke’s own 730 Dips squad. Blame It On The Henny contains brand new material from Freekey Zekey never before available on mixtapes, slim lines or bit torrents. Jump on board, ride the groove and feel free to get freaky.
Hell Hell & 40 Cal. – Year Of The Gun – Mixtape
Hell Hell – For The Hell Of It – Album
For the Hell of It is Hell Rell’s debut solo studio album. It was released on September 25, 2007. It features guest spots from rappers Young Dro, Styles P, Cam’Ron & J.R. Writer, Juelz Santana and Lil’ Fame. The first single released is “Show Off”. The album went on to peak at #5 on the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart.
40 Cal. – 40 To Life – Part 2 & Broken Safety 2 – Mixtape/Album (2007)
Broken Safety 2 is the second album by Harlem-based rapper 40 Cal. and a sequel to his debut album, Broken Safety. It was originally scheduled to be released in June 2007 but was instead released on September 11 that same year. It features guest spots by the entire Dipset crew.
The album was originally scheduled to include a limited-edition Bonus DVD featuring Dipset footage & live performances, but the release was cancelled by the distributor.The first single was “Big Boys”.
Freaky Zekey – Book Of Ezekiel – Album (2007)
Diplomat Records‘ President Freekey Zekey has set the official release date of July 24, 2007 for his debut solo album, Book Of Ezekiel. The album features appearances from The Diplomats crew: Cam’Ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, Hell Rell, J.R. Writer and Jha Jha and a collaboration with Cash Money Millionaire: Lil’ Wayne.
Freekey Zekey’s first single, “Hater What You Lookin’ At”, is a fiery ode to that Harlem flash and finesse that Dipset has built an entire movement around.
Bezel – Philadelphia Beast – VOL.2 – Album (2007)
The Diplomats aka Dipset are one of the hottest brands in Hip Hop right now. A Harlem, New York-based rap group, everything they touch turns to gold. The group is recognized for its hardcore lyrics, anthemic sample-based production, and steadily growing roster of affiliates. They have gained a large cult following since their emergence. They are headed by Cam’Ron, Jim Jones and Juelz Santana. Under these captains are a few soldiers including Hell Rell, J.R. Writer, Freekey Zeekey and the newest recruit, Bezel. His biggest appearance so far has been on the Jim Jones single called “Certified Gangstas” from the 200,000+ selling album On My Way to Church. Following the lead of his Dipset peers, Bezel is destined to be the next artist to blow up.
Jim Jones – A Dipset X-Mas – Album (2006)
A Dipset X-Mas is an album by Jim Jones and his ByrdGang music group, released on December 5, 2006.
Dipset Capo Jim Jones has a special Christmas surprise for everyone in the shape of a Christmas album featuring classics redone by him and also some new unreleased material.
This album features the remix of Jim Jones‘ “We Fly High“.
Jim Jones – Hustler’s P.O.M.E.
(Product Of My Environment) – Album (2006)
+ Bonus CD
Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) is the third studio album by Jim Jones. The album was released on November 7, 2006, in the United States, under Diplomats Records and Koch Records. The album features guest appearances by Cam’Ron, Juelz Santana, Hell Rell, Jha Jha, Lil’ Wayne, Stack Bundles, Max B and R&B singer Rell.
The album’s first single “We Fly High” was released October 21, 2006. The single reached number five on the Billboard Hot100 making it the rapper’s highest charting single to date. Another single, “Emotionless” was released on March 21, 2007. Koch Records re-released an expanded edition of the album on August 28, 2007, featuring previously unreleased tracks such as “Lookin‘ At The Game”, which features Stack Bundles & Lil’ Wayne.
The album debuted at number 6 on the Billboard 200, with first week sales of 106,000 copies in the United States.