The O.D.: A Mixtape Daily Exclusive
“Hollywood” isn’t just the name of a [artist id="1269"]Jay-Z[/artist] song — Hov still wants to get into the movie biz. Before he retired for the first time about six years ago, Jay said one of the things he wanted to focus on after rapping was making movies. Well, obviously even when he was in “retirement,” Jay never stopped rapping — it’s in the man’s DNA. Still, the Jiggaman told us he hasn’t given up laying down a blueprint for success in Tinseltown.
“I do. I do,” Jay insisted about whether he still wants to make movies in the future. “I’m taking my time. It may seem like it’s taking forever, but when I do, it’s gonna be something added to the genre. I just don’t wanna do a couple movies and be gone. I want it to be something that’s really important, so I’m taking my time with it. Hopefully when I arrive [in Hollywood], I can leave a footprint.”
While movies are still a ways off, music is here in abundance. Jay’s Blueprint 3 hits stores on September 11 with the lead cuts “Run This Town” and “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune).” His song with Drake, “Off That,” recently leaked .
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The Baddest Chick is back. Trina tells us she’s dropping a new LP, Amazin, in 2010. The Miami starlet is getting an early jump on things with the release of her new single “It’s My Attitude.”
“It’s the new anthem!” she boasted. “I think the record is what my fans have been missing from me. I just went in the studio like, ‘I’m not playing around. It’s all or nothing. Go hard or go home!’ It’s a real strong, sassy record and it has attitude. I wanted to come with a record that can bang in the clubs!”
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