- Rapper T.I. is almost finished recording his upcoming LP, "Paper Trail." The MC, who is still on house arrest stemming from a 2007 arrest and subsequent weapons charges, has received and recorded tracks from producers Polow Da Don, Drumma Boy, Mister Roger and DJ Toomp. Most recently, T.I. appeared on Lupe Fiasco's "Superstar" remix along with Young Jeezy. The track was released via the Internet and radio this week.

- Rapper B.G. has finished his upcoming album and first Atlantic Records release, "Too Hood 2 B Hollywood." His first single is entitled "Ya Heard Me"and was produced by Cool & Dre. "Ya Heard Me" features Juvenile, Lil' Wayne and Trey Songz and should drop in the next few weeks. "Too Hood 2 B Hollywood" is slated for July.