Game Announces Purp & Patron Mixtape

By D.L. Chandler

Another day and another mixtape — so goes the fluctuating recording career of Compton, California MC The Game.

The former G-Unit soldier recently leaked the cover art for his new DJ Skee-assisted mixtape Purp & Patron to his fans while he continues to prep for his fourth studio release via Interscope Records, The R.E.D. Album. The rapper released two free mixtapes last year — the well-received Brake Lights and the lesser known The R.E.D. Room, both hosted by Skee. Aside from a pretty sweet mixtape cover, little is known about the upcoming release. The features on the Game’s previous efforts have included, among others, Waka Flocka Flame, Dr. Dre, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne and fellow West Coast MC Snoop Dogg.

Most recently, the MC was held up when he should have been sharing Christmas cheer.

"So, heres my day: tried 2 do last minute shoppin 4 da kids & valet stole a Louis Duffle out @avanterose's car & we 2 chains & $75,000 short," The Game wrote in several messages. "So police come & guess who get patted down ? Yea, US !!! then they tell us da palmtree was blocking the crime scene on the tape."

According to the rapper, he's going to search for justice by his own means. He threatened the Topanga Mall Nordstrom valet drivers with an offer to deliver them gifts after the holiday.

The Game, however, noted that he and his associate are both on probation, so they couldn't properly voice their displeasure with the valet employees while police were present. And so it goes ...

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