** Tyler, the Creator gave James Pants the stems for “Seven” from his album Bastard and let him turn him into a devil with a thing for sonar ping and deep hand drums. James Pants is the kind of dude who has one mode, pretty much switched to geek out at all times— you can read what we wrote about him in the current issue of our magazine here.
** Rap legend Mister Cee was arrested for getting it in with a younger dude while parked on a curb in Manhattan. It's time to talk about homosexuality in hip hop. On Friday, Gucci Mane was jailed for violating his probation by pushing a woman out of a moving car. It's time to talk about life choices :(
** We got about 60 seconds of old, bittersweet raps about juice boxes, tank tops and tube socks from imprisoned Earl Sweatshirt.
** The FBI released Biggies' murder case files, but we didn't feel any closer to a resolution.