DX News Bits: Joell Ortiz, Dawn Raid and Rushden & Diamond
Joell Ortiz teams up with FLud watches, Dawn Raid dropped "The Tribal Council" and Rushden & Diamond release "2010."
Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has teamed up with FLüd brand watches. The company's founder, Doug Cohen, who also goes by DJ Sugar Cuts, has been connected with Ortiz since early in the emcee's career and now they will continue their work together with a Yaowa Big Ben watch.
The watch comes with three interchangeable straps and is limited to 50 pieces. It is water resistant and features Yaowa logos, as expected.
Dawn Raid's The Tribal Council will be unveiled for fans via SMC Recordings/Fontana. It is a 32 track album that not only features acts from the South Pacific. This will also include work with Akon, Pitbull, E-40, Talib Kweli and more. This project is available now.
Finally, Rushden & Diamond have their double album, 2010 out as ell. The album is said to be similar to Prince Paul's Prince Among Thieves, in that it is a story telling disc. It features MC Paul Barman, Moka Only and more.