Ex-Black Sheep Rapper Crafting Solo LP

Former Black Sheep rapper Dres is working on his first solo

album, tentatively titled Sure Shot Redemption. Currently set for a

January release on his new Black Pearl label, it will be produced by Dres

and Molecules from the Legion. The album will feature such

songs as "Pardon Me," "Never Say Never," "As I Look Back," "Hi Lo," "Damn

Right," "NYCN," "So Vain" (featuring vocalist Horrace Brown), "Sky's


Limit," "Nightime," "Grand Groove," "Straight Paper" and "Tru Kings."