From Audible Treats:
E-40 Ball Street Journal Webisodes
40-Water's here to give y'all a little insight on the tracks from his brand spanking new album, The Ball Street Journal. In this series of webisodes, the ambassador himself pontificates on the origins of "E-40." Also featured are lessons on how exactly one achieves the bounce of a poor man's hydraulics, the importance of hustling, when and where it's proper to employ the phrase "wake it up," and also how to make one's show a "sweatbox." You smell him?
E-40 Explains "Hustle"
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AADSIRO7fI *
E-40 Explains "Ambassador"
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQ0Vbi7EfJw *
E-40 Explains "Poor Man's Hydraulics"
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCG_CT7JM5I *
E-40 Explains "Break Ya Ankles"
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8LUHC4yxj4 *
E-40 Explains "Wake It Up"
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeT3upp7dII *
E-40 Explains "Sweatbox"
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgQXOepeN5g *
E-40 Explains "Earl"
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ct1cmBXOx3I *
He's a rap innovator, a business-savvy tycoon and one of the music industry’s most consistent success stories. Yes, E-40 is all those things, but he's probably best known as a slang creator, a man whose distinctive gift of gab gets lifted and used in the rhymes of Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg and others. Now, the man with the terrific tongue returns with his most polished product to date, the imaginatively titled The Ball Street Journal." Anything that rolls off the tongue slick and is catchy, that's where it's at," E-40 explains. "The Ball Street Journal just flew off the tongue and it's memorable. This traces everything from the beginning to now. I've been through hard times and I've been through good times. It's like a discography of how my life has been, because I touch down on a lot of different angles on the album. It covers all angles of the game." The Ball Street Journal is available online and in stores nowon Warner Brothers / Sick Wid It Records.
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