Over the weekend, Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y celebrated 4/20 by releasing their long delayed joint project ‘Live In Concert’ on iTunes. The 6 track EP quickly jumped to the top of the charts. Today, they treat us to a free stream of the entire project, which uniquely blends Wiz and Spitta’s rhymes with tracks from the melodic 1975 Bobbi Humphrey album ‘Fancy Dancer’.
Constant touring can cause artists to seek out refuge in the recording booth along the way. Here, Life + Times catches up with Curren$y after a show in Chicago, as he and fellow Jet Life Recordings emcee Young Roddy spend two days recording “3 Piece Set,” an EP for “Closed Sessions” at Soundscape Studios. Life + Times
A few weeks back, Currensy dropped by the Toca Tuesdays studio to promote his upcoming album The Stoned Immaculate. While there, he gave the Toca Tuesdays audience a quick freestyle over an Alchemist beat. Tune in to Toca Tuesdays each and every Tuesday from 8p till Midnight EST on Shade 45.
Spitta has announced his next album, The Stoned Immaculate will be dropping on June 5th, which also happens to be the day Spitta will me in the DMV at Empire for a special concert. “Jet Life: The Stoned Immaculate” Tour kicks off on April 19th.
“My client’s initial reaction to the lawsuit was that of surprise, particularly in light of Curren$y’s numerous statements that the ‘Muscle Car Chronicles’ would be released by BluRoc. On March 15, 2012, the plaintiffs appeared in Federal Court to argue for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin my client from the continued distribution of the ‘Muscle Car Chronicles’.
The plaintiffs’ application was denied in open Court by Federal Judge Andrew Carter and the album was permitted to remain available through iTunes and other retailers.While the situation remains ongoing, we are hopeful that an amicable resolution can be reached.
My client wishes Curren$y the best in all of his future career endeavors. However, he has expressed a deep concern with respect to the manner in which the artist’s attorney and manager have conducted themselves. He sincerely hopes that Curren$y is not being misled or pressured into making unwise decisions, such as the filing of what appears to be a potentially frivolous litigation.”
According to TMZ, Curren$y is planning to sue Dame Dash for $1.5 million for allegedly selling his music without his permission.
Rapper Curren$y’s music is NOT to be trifled with — and to prove it … the MC is suing famed music producer Damon Dash, claiming he is hocking several Curren$y albums without permission.
Curren$y filed the lawsuit against Jay-Z’s old biz partner and former co-owner of Roc-A-Fella Records — claiming he and Dash tried to negotiate an agreement to release music together in 2010 … but the deal never materialized.
Curren$y claims Dash released two of his albums in 2010 — but the two still couldn’t reach an agreement … so Curren$y signed with Warner Bros. in January 2011.
But according to the lawsuit, Damon was unmoved — and CONTINUED to release Curren$y’s music despite the new WB contract, which gave WB exclusive rights to Curren$y’s jams.
Now, Curren$y is demanding the producer quit profiting off him in any way. Curren$y also wants $1.5 million in damages.
But Damon fired back at the accusations with his own response — claiming, he has the right to release the albums in question because he was given permission. What’s more — Damon says Curren$y stabbed him in the back, reneging on his agreement with Damon and signing with WB instead.