By The Hip Hop Writer
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
At one point, it seemed as if Uncle Murda would be the artist to help put New York City back on the map. Signed to Roc-A-Fella Records, it seemed as if Jay-Z was preparing to rededicate himself to business. When this rededication began, Jay-Z soon left his company to start Roc Nation with Live Nation.
Jay-Z leaving Roc-A-Fella Records put the label in a tailspin and all of the artists would leave the label. For Uncle Murda, it placed him back in the streets of Brooklyn to release more mixtapes. Luckily for Uncle Murda, mixtapes became the “norm” in hip hop.
Now, Uncle Murda’s The First 48 is receiving the same type of media attention an album would have gotten five years ago. Uncle Murda has invited cameras to his recording of the project. MTV even took the time to speak with Uncle Murda and he discussed his upcoming mixtape, inspired by the A&E series of the same name.
Watch the entire video below: