Max B – Public Domain The Prequel & Public Domain 2 – Rise Of The Silver Surfer – Mixtapes (2007-2008)
Max B’s latest work with Dipset / Byrdgang, After having spent 10 months imprisoned, Max B was released on July 11, 2007 on a reported $2 million in bail. Short of funds, portion of Max’s bond was raised by selling his publishing over to his label owned by Jim Jones. It would eventually go on to become one of many grievances and disputes Max B would share with his former labelmate and head Jim Jones. Max B’s fourth mixtape Public Domain: The Prequel was released later in the month following his release from prison. Continue reading
The Diplomats & DukeDaGod – DIPSET – The Eye Of The Eagle – CD + DVD (2008)
DukeDaGod, the man behind Dipset’s movement, is preparing to release his limited edition Eye Of The Eagle DVD and accompanying CD. The DVD will give fans a behind the scenes look at the lives of the members of the Harlem crew as they go about their daily business. Included is never before seen footage from exclusive performances, studio sessions and day-to-day happenings in the lives of the Dips. Viewers will be able to join Cam’Ron at his birthday party, hear how Freeky Zekey got his name and accompany Juelz Santana and Duke as they go Bentley shopping. Also included with the DVD is a six song EP featuring tracks from Hell Rell, 40 Cal., J.R. Writer and more.
The Diplomats & DukeDaGod – DIPSET – More Than Music – VOL.2 – Compilation (2007)
The Diplomats A&R man DukeDaGod returns with his second More Than Music compilation. More Than Music VOL.2 features an expanded DIPSET roster with 40 Cal., Bezel, A-Mafia, Max B, Mel Matrix, Katt Williams, Tom Gist and Jha Jha representing alongside the crew’s core members. Continue reading
Stack Bundles – My Life Is Like A Movie
M.O.B. – Members Of Byrdgang 2
Stack Bundles rapper out of Far Rockaway, Queens, NYC. On June 11, 2007 the hip-hop world lost one of its rising stars in Rayquon Elliott, the New York rapper was making his mark on the game when his dream of rap stardom was cut short at the young age of 24. He loved his hood & his team. Stack rose to fame in 2005 thanks to his mixtape work with DJ Clue, which includes Rap Makeover VOL.1 and Biddin‘ War, just to name a few. That eventually caught the attention of Jim Jones, who signed the rap rookie to his ByrdGang crew in 2006. Also heading up his own team, The Riot Squad, what made Stack Bundles an endearing figure was his passion for hip-hop and appreciation for his fans.
Jim Jones – The Seven Day 7heory
M.O.B. – Members Of Byrdgang
Max B collaborated on the ByrdGang mixtape M.O.B. (Members Of ByrdGang) released on July 7, and made several feature appearances on Jim Jones‘ mixtape The Seven Day 7heory released on September 27.
In 2006, Max B became embroiled in legal trouble when he was arrested on September 29 in connection to a botched robbery turned homicide that occurred in Fort Lee, New Jersey, allegedly involving his “on-again off-again girlfriend” Gina Conway and step-brother Kevin Leerdem. While away, Max B had already recorded several feature appearances on Jim Jones‘ third album Hustler’s P.O.M.E. which was released in November. In addition to writing for Jones on other tracks, most notably its lead single and Jim Jones‘ highest-charting single to date “We Fly High” which was released on October 21.
Max B – Million Dollar Baby & Public Domain – Million Dollar Baby Radio
Charly Wingate (born May 21, 1978), better known by his stage name Max B, is an American hip hop recording artist. In 2006, he signed a recording deal with fellow Harlem-based rapper Jim Jones‘ label/group ByrdGang. Following a streak of financial and ethical grievances.
He made his mixtape debut in 2006, He is best known for his solo Public Domain and Million Dollar Baby series of mixtapes, and introducing the term “wavy” as a slang in popular lexicon.
Jim Jones – A Day In The Fastlife – DVD (2006)
A Day In The Fastlife movie was released Jun 27, 2006 by the E1 Entertainment Distribution studio. Jim Jones gives Dipset fans an intimate, all-access pass into his life as a C.E.O. of The Diplomats and into his controversial lifestyle. From his life in the streets of Harlem forming the powerhouse crew The Diplomats, to the wild parties in the clubs, behind the scenes in the studio, and also a look into his new gig as Director of A&R at the Warner Music Group, it’s all here! Includes additional appearances from T.I., Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, Young Jeezy and the Dipset Family. Continue reading