- Rapper Lupe Fiasco recently wrapped up his second official video, "Paris Tokyo," from his sophomore album, "The Cool." The video will sport a 1940's theme and features the rapper on a camel trudging through the desert. "Paris Tokyo" is slated to drop in early April, just before Fiasco begins his performance run on Kanye West's "Glow in the Dark" tour the same month.

- Mixtape DJ Mick Boogie and Talib Kweli released a new mixtape entitled "Talib Kweli & Mick Boogie Present: The MCEO Mixtape." The free mixtape is being distributed via the Web. The tape also drops alongside Kweli's most recent single, "Hostile Gospel Pt. 1," from his 2007 album, "Eardrum," which has sold 201,000 copies to-date, according to Nielsen SoundScan.