Raekwon has revealed that the Wu-Tang Clan have begun working on their sixth studio album. [Spinner]

Having just released his new mixtape Weekend At Burnies yesterday, Curren$y has also landed a new merchandising deal. [Billboard]

Check out The Smoking Section's compilation of the 25 most essential summer songs to get you through the heat. [TheSmokingSection]

Despite oposition, A statue has been approved to be built in St. Louis, Missouri in honor of rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry. [PopEater]

To keep his fans involved in his upcoming project The R.E.D. Album, Game is letting his fans write one of his verses to his single "R.E.D. Nation." [ConsequenceOfSound]

Estelle says she's ready to move back into the spotlight with a new album after going "through some things." [TheBoombox]

Check out Amos Barshad's list of hip-hop's five greatest shout-outs to learning. [NYMag]