Young Jeezy has proven that not all is lost during these hard economic time by selling an impressive 259, 780 units. The Recession debuted at the No. 1 spot on this week’s Billboard 200. Following up the platinum-selling The Inspiration, the Def Jam artist teamed up with fellow label mates Kanye West, Jay-Z and Nas for his third studio album. Along with the sales, his album is getting much critical acclaim in various publications, blogs and websites. Additional reporting by Rashaan Meador
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Young Jeezy held a voter registration at Justin’s in ATL. Keep it positive Jeezy ) (more…)
To add to the promotion of Young Jeezy’s third solo album The Recession, which hit stores nationwide yesterday, he and his CTE label mates and staff will host a voter registration drive on Thursday (September 4). The CTE Voter Registration drive will be held at Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Justin’s Restaurant in Atlanta. In addition, Jeezy will also join in the process, by registering to vote for the very first time during this year’s presidential election.Additional reporting by Rashaan Meador
Looks like eight god medal winner Michael Phelps is partial to a bit of Young Jeezy when he is getting ready to take to the water. Jeezy of course is happy with the love shown by the Olympian, but saying Phelps is the Young Jeezy of the swim world? Shaking my head at that comment. Phelps who has now become the best Olympian of all time after his unforgettable games in Beijing also said Lil Wayne was another artist he listens to when preparing for a game.
Two years since he released his Inspiration album, Atlanta’s prodigal son Young Jeezy has announced that his new project The Recession will be available on September 2nd. The album which features artists such as Akon, The Game and Kanye West also boasts production from names such as Jazze Pha, DJ Toomp and Shawty Redd. In preparation for the release, Jeezy will be embarking on a three week promo tour which will have the rapper calling into cities such as Detroit, Cleveland, New York, New Orleans and Dallas. Inspiration to date has sold close to 1.5 million copies.
Kanye and Young Jeezy teamed up a couple months back to bring you “Put On,” an anthem for the streets that featured ‘Ye using the ubiquitous vocoder. The record’s been getting very heavy rotation for a while now, and with Jeezy’s album The Recession on the way, the two got together to shoot the video for the hit single. Jeezy’s been rather political lately, so let us know what you think of his new video and his new style. Check out the “Put On” video over at Rock the Dub.
iHipHop Blog Team