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Ice T Partners With OG XO Brandy….

OG XO Brandy is produced in France and handcrafted in small batches, created with a blend from “exceptional vineyards” to ensure a distinctive flavor.

Representatives for Aiko Importers reached out to Ice-T’s manager Mickey Bentson a year ago, who happened to be looking for an alcohol brand Ice-T could really get behind.

“Ice-T sat down with me and I told him, ‘you have to see the presentation.’ He loved the taste and the bottle. At the direction of Ice-T, I also told them we didn’t want money, we wanted a partnership,” Ice-T’s manager Mickey Bentson told

“Ice decided it would be best to have partnership in the business so we can build other brands. The bottles are great and the liquor is fantastic,” added Bentson, who also owns Pay Up Records, a label that recently inked a major deal with Empire Distribution and signed artist Mr L.O.C. (Bay Area), Devon-P & TJ (UK) and Half Lip (PA).

“Coco will end up with her drink as well, and I will end up with mine. We think long term. We are building other brands within this company,” Mickey Bentson told

OG XO Brandy, which was founded in 2004 near Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, is currently available in select markets in the United States, including Boston, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.

By 2011, OG XO will be will be available in every market in the U.S., with a retail price of $22.99-$42.99.

In related Ice-T news, the superstar actor/rapper has been added to the lineup of performers during a concert celebrating the Zulu Nation’s 37th anniversary in Harlem, New York at the Center for Hip-Hop Culture Center at Magic Johnson’s Theater.

In addition to rappers like Ice, Sadat X, DJ Tony Touch and the Soul Sonic Force, Bentson is planning to introduce Half Lip, a new rock band on his Pay Up Records imprint.


Trina Talks New Album, Clothing Line and Reality Show


Slip N’ Slide’s Diamond Princess is gearing up to take back her crown as the baddest female in the game. The ‘Baddest Bitch’ was in Atlanta to make an appearance at the BET Hip-Hop award and to promote her upcoming endeavors. Not only does she have a new album on the way, the princess divulged to HipHopWired exlcusively that she will share her world with her fans through a reality show and give the ladies a chance to emulate her style through a clothing line. Continue reading ‘Trina Talks New Album, Clothing Line and Reality Show’


50 Cent Offers Fans More Bang for Their Buck Delivers Original Movie DVD With His New Album Before I Self Destruct

50 Cent - Before I Self Destruct (2008)

Also Included, For A Limited Time, Is Second DVD, ‘Two Turntables And A Microphone: The Life And Death Of Jam Master Jay’ Documentary New Single ‘Baby By Me’ Suggests ‘Have A Baby By Me, Become A Millionaire’

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Though 50 Cent has sold nearly 30 million albums worldwide and scored eight Top 10 Hot 100 hits (including three #1s), he has not forgotten the hard times. So in these difficult economic days, the artist who debuted with Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ will give something back to his fans by adding a free DVD of a full-length original movie to his much anticipated fourth album, Before I Self Destruct (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope), releasing Monday, November 23, 2009. In early September, 50 released the single “Baby By Me” produced by Polow da Don (Fergie, T.I., Ludacris). Continue reading ’50 Cent Offers Fans More Bang for Their Buck Delivers Original Movie DVD With His New Album Before I Self Destruct’

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