News: Game Ditches Name Dropping On "R.E.D." Follow-Up, Promises Mars
Monday, Aug 22, 2011 1:07PM
While Game may be known for name-dropping rap stars like Jay-Z and 50 Cent in his music, the West Coast artist is reportedly ditching his signature tendency on the R.E.D. Album LP follow-up.
Keeping details to a minimum, contributing producer Mars said Game is solely focusing on the music.
"Me and Game was in the studio yesterday," Mars revealed. "We did two songs. That's coming along crazy. We're going to have no features: It's just him rapping. No name dropping, no little things people say is clichÃ© about Game. It's just putting on the boxing gloves and going for what we know." (MTV)
A few days ago, Game revealed his in-studio sessions alongside Mars.
"@MYGUYMARS N W @THEGAME ON ALBUM #5 & RedAlbum aint even n stores yet @1500orNOTHING @Rance1500 @BRODYTHEGREAT @Myguymars #LASTALBUM," he tweeted last week. (Game's Twitter)
The West Coast rapper recently defended his decision to name drop on tracks.
"What kills me is that people pretend or act like they don't know what Game is about," says the rapper, born Jayceon Taylor. "I'm never changing. [The] only thing that will change is that I evolve as a man, and get [wiser], become more full of life as far as my family and everything is concerned, [and] maybe a more seasoned MC. But the core of who I am is not changing. So the shot in the dark at Jay or whoever on 'Uncle Otis,' you might get another one in six months or a year." (Billboard)
While fans anticipate his fifth solo album, R.E.D. hits stores tomorrow (August 23).
1. "Dr. Dre (Intro)" 2. "The City" feat. Kendrick Lamar 3. "Drug Test" feat. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, & Sly 4. "Martians vs. Goblins" feat. Tyler, the Creator & Lil Wayne 5. "Red Nation" feat. Lil Wayne 6. "Dr. Dre 1 (Interlude)" 7. "Good Girls Go Bad" feat. Drake 8. "Ricky" 9. "The Good, The Bad, The Ugly" 10. "Heavy Artillery" feat. Rick Ross & Beanie Sigel 11. "Paramedics" feat. Young Jeezy 12. "Speakers on Blast" feat. E-40 & Big Boi 13. "Hello" feat. Lloyd 14. "All the Way Gone" feat.Mario & Wale 15. "Pot of Gold" feat. Chris Brown 16. "Dr. Dre 2 (Interlude)" 17. "All I Know" feat. Luu Breeze 18. "Born in the Trap" 19. "Mama Knows" feat. Nelly Furtado 20. "California Dream" 21. "Dr. Dre (Outro)" (The R.E.D. Album)
Check out a recent Game interview down below: