Wu Tang Preps Afro Samurai Soundtrack, Tour Dates

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Wu Music Group and the RZA are readying the release of Afro Samurai: The Resurrection. This is the soundtrack to the second season of Afro Samurai, the animated show on Spike TV. The show is home to Samuel L. Jackson, who is the voice of the star character and music for the program is entirely composed by RZA.The soundtrack, which will be released in conjunction with the DVD for the series, boasts an impressive roster of guests. Sly Stone, Kool G Rap, Rah Digga, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s son Boy Jones all make appearances.
RZA’s acting will once again be on display very soon. The rapper, who has been in films such as American Gangster, will be working on a major motion picture with Judd Apatow, who is responsible for big screen hits like Superbad and The 40 Year Old Virgin.

The film, which also stars Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and Leslie Mann, is titled Funny People. It is said to be about a star comedian’s near death experience and fans can expect for the flick to hit screens in the Summer of 2009. Continue reading

Spike TV’s DEA Show (10 Minute Clip)

Though Spike TV’s DEA show has keep me glued to the tube every week, there has not been any formal reports as to whether it is a break-out hit.
Spike TV has ordered six one-hour episodes of the new original narrative series which delves into the seedy world of drugs and shows you there is definetly “no honour amongst thieves”. The show’s back drop is Detroit which boasts the highest murder rate in the country.
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DEA Show Premiers on Spike, Produced By Al Roker

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DEA is a new reality show that will bring you INSIDE THE DRUG WAR from current murder capital Detroit.
Produced by happy go lucky Al Roker of Today show fame, who would have thought that a show about drugs, guns, and murder would come from the modern day potato head. Should be interesting..

Watch the 10 minute teaser here

Spike TV’s DEA Episode Three – First Act

Update: This show is definetly pro-police but the trailer was good and showed how much the DEA rely on snitches to make cases and should make any potential drug dealers re-think their career choice.