The 25 Craziest Quotables From Slaughterhouse's "On The House" Mixtape

If you've never sat down and listened to a Slaughterhouse song, there's really only one thing you need to know: All four members of the group can rap. And, when we say rap, we mean rap. Like, really, really well. It's the main reason Eminem signed the group, which includes Royce Da 5'9", Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, and Crooked I, to a deal and agreed to put out their major label debut, Welcome to: Our House, through his Shady Records imprint. The album hits stores next Tuesday and it's guaranteed to be one of the most lyrical rap albums of the year.

But, you don't have to wait until next Tuesday to get familiar with the self-proclaimed "House Gang." As a warm up for their album, Slaughterhouse just released their mixtape, On The House, to showcase their skills. And, they showcased them to perfection by giving us a taste of what's to come on their album. Don't just take our word for it, though. In order to show you just how dope the mixtape is, we put together a list of The 25 Craziest Quotables From Slaughterhouse's On The House Mixtape. Click through to see exactly how the Slaughterhouse foursome is slaughtering the competition.

The Rapper: Joell Ortiz
The Song: "Sucka MCs"
The Line: "I'm Brooklyn like the Atlantic Ave. Nets and/I run with wild cats like the next season Jet plans"

The Rapper: Crooked I
The Song: "Weight Scale"
The Line: "They want an encore when the flow is at Mach 4/King of the jungle, no lyin', I let the Glock roar"

The Rapper: Joe Budden
The Song: "Coming Home"
The Line: "Move relentless through the rumors/And my mere presence says god's got a funny sense of humor"

The Rapper: Joell Ortiz
The Song: "Coming Home"
The Line: "Who was supposed to give up? Not me/Man, post this shit up on Nah Right, b/Hello world, I'm a star, look what I invented/Rap Radar identified with my spider senses"

The Rapper: Crooked I
The Song: "Where Sinners Dwell"
The Line: "All my neighbors heard that vixen yell/The way I make that headboard quake, rate my sex on the Richter Scale"

The Rapper: Joe Budden
The Song: "Weight Scale"
The Line: "I got bad cards, but I ain't blamin' my hand/It's logic, I hate jewelry and authority the same, so how the fuck you think I feel about a chain of command?"

The Rapper: Royce Da 5'9"
The Song: "Ya Talkin"
The Line: "For those who try to rush greatness, today is your bedtime/Before I spew wack hooks and dead lines, I will do fed time/It'll give me time to rap over your dead lines"

The Rapper: Joell Ortiz
The Song: "Back The Fuck Up"
The Line: "Call it the crib, mami/These niggas runnin' trying to get in our seat, bunch of Mitt Romneys"

The Rapper: Crooked I
The Song: "On The House"
The Line: "I 180-spinned and he fell, I'm giving my enemies hell/No disrespect, but I'll send 'em to where the Kennedys dwell"

The Rapper: Crooked I
The Song: "Who I Am"
The Line: "Guess who's back turning the track into mincemeat/For diabetics with diarrhea thinking shit's sweet"

The Rapper: Royce Da 5'9"
The Song: "Weight Scale"
The Line: "I ride with kings, y'all ride with fiends, you fraudulent niggas remind me of a Ponzi scheme/One of y'all niggas was probably cool in school, the rest of y'all niggas was clowns, we should call you the Fonzi team"

The Rapper: Joell Ortiz
The Song: "All On Me"
The Line: "It's really hood where my peeps stay/I got LeBrons with the arms, D-Wades that let the heat spray"

The Rapper: Joe Budden
The Song: "See Dead People"
The Line: "You're devoured/Work magic with a weapon and I'm as indecisive as D-Howard/You bleed coward"

The Rapper: Royce Da 5'9"
The Song: "Back The Fuck Up"
The Line: "We can match whips, battle rap, dick/I'd rather have an actress on my mattress, who giving me brain so long, she don't know jack shit"

The Rapper: Joell Ortiz
The Song: "On The House"
The Line: "Hey, Crook, I'm doin' my dance, too/It's all head and shoulders, no shampoo/Beaver gang, who fuckin' with my 'dam' crew?"

The Rapper: Royce Da 5'9"
The Song: "Sucka MCs"
The Line: "Maybe I'll die dumb/Leaving behind a beautiful corpse known for my hand and my balls like Cy Young"

The Rapper: Joe Budden
The Song: "All On Me"
The Line: "Even if we see a day we come apart/The rules is still John Q, son can have my heart"

The Rapper: Royce Da 5'9"
The Song: "See Dead People"
The Line: "I'm mop your team sober/I'm not stoppin' 'til they drop me in a box in a mausoleum sayin', 'Here lies an artist with an audience broader than Joseline's shoulders'"

The Rapper: Crooked I
The Song: "See Dead People"
The Line: "Hey, guess what I heard?/If you anti-snitch, it can bring down even the greatest person, that true?/I guess so, go ask Joe Paterno's statue"

The Rapper: Royce Da 5'9"
The Song: "Coming Home"
The Line: "We started to rhyme like we pretend to load our pens with lead/Now we moving on up like the Jeffersons, 'cause things came full circle like the top of Sherman Hemsley's head"

The Rapper: Joell Ortiz
The Song: "Sucka MCs"
The Line: "Who gives a fuck about the next man? My jet land/Your face all blue, 'orange' you mad like a Mets fans?"

The Rapper: Joell Ortiz
The Song: "See Dead People"
The Line: "Antibiotics, my psychotic is sick/Recite the Bible on the toilet 'cause, my god, I'm the shit!"

The Rapper: Joell Ortiz
The Song: "Who I Am"
The Line: "The messiah of real rap shit/Nod your head, make a face like you sitting on the toilet and it's real hard to crap shit/Yeah, I make that shit"

The Rapper: Royce Da 5'9"
The Song: "See Dead People"
The Line: "Basquiat, Reebok shoe/Our guns ain't coming out if we not shooting/Yours? Yours is coming out with Detox 2"

The Rappers: Royce Da 5'9", Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, and Crooked I
The Song: "Truth or Truth, Pt. 1"
The Lines: All of them. Now, can we please get the album?

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Back Like He Never Left: J. Cole Drops New Song "Middle Child"

After posting pictures of famous middle children throughout media history (like Michael Jordan, Britney Spears and Lisa Simpson to name a few), J. Cole dropped his latest song "Middle Child" on streaming services on Wednesday (Jan. 23).

The over three-minute song was produced by T-Minus, who previously linked up with the KOD rapper on the songs "Kevin's Heart" and 6LACK's "Pretty Little Fears." Those who attended the high-profile Dreamville Sessions got to hear the new song before the public, including producer Illmind, who wrote "U know what? I don’t even have words...I’ll just leave this here," with the mind-blown emoji to end off his tweet.

Heard “MIDDLE CHILD” at the Dreamville sessions and trust when I say..........

U know what? I don’t even have words...

I’ll just leave this here -> 🤯

— !llmindPutTheLoopOn (@illmindPRODUCER) January 22, 2019

The track features trumpets in the production, and features the North Carolinian spitting lessons to the younger set of MCs as well as some choice words for the older rappers in the game. While he may not be the middle child in his family, the term "middle child" here appears to be a metaphor.

"To act like two legends cannot coexist, But I never beef with a ni**a for nothin'," he raps. "...If I smoke a rapper, it's gon' be legit, It won't be for clout, it won't be for fame..."

What do you think about the new track? Let us know in the comments after listening to the song below.

— J. Cole (@JColeNC) January 24, 2019


— J. Cole (@JColeNC) January 24, 2019

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10s, 10s, 10s: Teyana Taylor Gives Us Life In Her "WTP" Visual

Teyana Taylor’s long-awaited video for “WTP” has finally been released.

The video, which features inspiration from the cult-classic documentary Paris Is Burning and ballroom culture as a whole, follows members of different Houses headed out to a ball. Teyana, who is from the “House Of Petunia,” appears to be in distress as she tries to figure out why she’s not invited to get 10s across the board with the other Vogue houses. However, thanks to her “fairy c**t motha" and some serious Cinderella vibes, Teyana is whisked away to to the ball, where she performs for the crowd. The video features appearances by Lena Waithe as well as Taylor’s husband, basketball player Iman Shumpert.

The eight-minute long visual was directed by Taylor, Gregory Jones, and was produced by The Auntie Production. On Twitter earlier this week, Taylor wrote of her issues with her label Def Jam delaying the release of the visuals. Originally, the video was slated to drop on Jan. 19.

“My [Instagram] page is gone because I’m upset at @defjam for not dropping my damn “WTP” video on time, per usual,” she wrote.

We’re glad the video is finally out, and fans of the KTSE musician are singing the video's praises on social media. What do you think? Check out the video above and let us know.

I’ll tell you why you’re GAGGING.💅🏾 WTP MINI MOVIE 3PM #WheredSheGo


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D. Woods And Shanell Share Details Behind Project Girls Club: Exclusive

There's power in numbers, especially when it comes to black women. YMCMB songstress Shanell, former Danity Kane star D. Woods, Princess of Crime Mob and platinum-selling songwriter Mika Means have merged their talents together to form Project Girls Club, a group that not only boasts big female energy but also a sisterhood like no other.

The ladies' first single "Run Up" is all about the girl power while playing with boastful 808s. The video does the same with the ladies turning up industrial style as their colorful personalities bursts out on every verse.

The group's origins were planted in Atlanta over a decade ago with the women acting as supportive cheerleaders as they moved in their previous groups. After moving on to solo endeavors, the ladies decided to add a music component to the group which also includes mentorship of young girls.

Speaking to VIBE Tuesday (Jan. 22), Shanell and D.Woods, the sisters of the group, shared the creative process behind the first single.

"We put the track on and each girl just went in," Shanell explained. "We kind of feed off each other and that was the vibe. We are a little different than your normal girl group. We feel like power rangers and superheroes so we have that tough exterior. We're still women so we still have a softer side but the tough side is what you might get first."

The ladies know a little something about girl groups. At the start of their careers, three of them were apart of the biggest groups in hip-hop and R&B. Shanell was the sole female vocalist in Lil Wayne's Young Money group comprised of Nicki Minaj and Drake, D. Woods was famously in the platinum-selling girl group Danity Kane while as a teenager, Princess was apart of Atlanta's Crime Mob.

The ladies plan to hit the ground running with more new music and their upcoming album this year.

Check out the rest of the interview below.


I love the fact that "Run Up" is a confident track as opposed to a love song. Was that a conscientious decision to make the first single more braggy than a love ballad?

D Woods: I think that is just how we are as people. We didn't really have to think about it or make any type of strategic decision of what kind of subject matter. It just came out of how we really talk in every day in conversation.

Shanell: We put the track on and each girl just went in," Shanell explained. "We kind of feed off each other and that was the vibe. We are a little different than your normal girl group. We feel like power rangers and superheroes so we have that tough exterior. We're still women so we still have a softer side but the tough side is what you might get first.

If you could label each woman as a superhero who would be what?

Shanel: I can kind of give you the personalities of each one of us. Like Minka is the party girl, myself, I am like more of like, "Here is the plan," D keeps everybody organized and on task. Princess is our hood spiritual advisor. She's gonna give us a crystal and try and throw you a shot of jack at the same time.

So how did this group come together?

Shanel: We created Project Girls Club years ago with myself D, and Mika. We were all doing shows and mobs of guys would be on stage and there wasn't enough feminine energy.

So we were like, "Let's band together and do all of our shows together. So when you have a show we are gonna come out on stage; if I have a show you're gonna come and support me," so we kind of built it like that.

Then everybody got their deal and started getting pulled away from doing stuff together so much, me signing to Young Money, D being with Danity Kane and Mika doing her solo project, it was hard for us to keep doing stuff together but now, we're wiser and we're experienced

What would you say is the biggest difference between this and other girl groups?

D Woods: For me personally, these are people that I've chosen to work with instead of being put together with that I didn't know. That's the biggest difference. Shanel of course, is my blood sister and Meeka we've known each other since high school, and Princess, we know we cross paths so many different times in the Atlanta music industry so this is like we're coming together because we want to (laughs). That's the difference between me and anyone else's group experience. I was put in a group with people I didn't know and had nothing in common with before–

Shanel: And they were pitted against each other.

D Woods: We were pitted against each other and then put into a group to act like we're all on the same page. Even during the time I was in Danity Kane, there was Project Girls Club. I wanted to include my group into that but we weren't on the same page.

This is a lot being on the same page because we want to be on the same page and seeing the benefits of being on the same page. A lot of times in groups, people are competing against each other and are pushing out one leader and everyone else has to be background singers or just the backup to that person's vision. With this group, we have a hard time explaining that because we see groups, especially those with females, it's like "Who's the leader? What's the look?"

Everyone in Project Girls Group has their own vibe and we don't make anyone else have to be on everyone else's vibe. We celebrate each other's vibe (laughs). I'm not going to make my dream be your dream. Let's figure how to coexist these dreams and push them to the next level.

Shanell: For me, being a part of Young Money it was mostly men. I had Nikki [Minaj] for a while but then she went and did her own thing. It was a lot of creative things I wanted to but there was no female energy. I felt like I was the black sheep. Everyone was super rap and I was doing rock and R&B so I just want to build a place where all of those parts of me can shine. We've all thrived, we've all seen success and we all get it. This is like a more comfortable, a better space for me to tap into every stream of talent I have.

Can you tell us anything about the upcoming album?

Shanel: That's our timeline so we have to set our set dates so that we work toward those dates the project is going to have our plan is to feature as many female artists as we can and leave enough room for us to be on the records.

Shawna reached out and was like, "I want to be a part of this." Sharaya J who was on The Four wants to be a part. We are going to feature a lot of black women in the game and some new girls and just make it a party, make it fun.

D. Woods: Right now we just see black women fighting on TV and talking about taking each other's men and bend it over, pop it open, buss it open for these real ni**as like okay well we are going to be that other thing, that fun thing.

Do you think that because all four of you have these massive hits in your catalogs already that you will revamp those to fit within the group that you are doing now?

D Woods: I mean, that's an idea. I mean we still perform some of those songs for the audience for the audience that is there that is like can we hear something from Young Money and Danity Kane and Crime Mob, like we tap in and give them a little bit of where we came from but right now my focus is in creating this new sound, this new feel, this new vibe, this new culture of women who aren't afraid of each other, who uplift each other, who congratulate each other. What we are hearing and seeing now.

Lastly, what have learned about each other and the process of Project Girls Club?

Shanel: That is a special thing. Of course, we are positive thinkers, we move positively but being that we are all from different walks of life, different experiences, just learning each other's strengths and weaknesses.

When you say women working together it's easier said than done, just people working together is easier said than done so we have to constantly know that that is what we stand for so when we are challenged.

We argue, we bicker and get upset about certain things but it's like okay so we are learning ourselves how sometimes you just gotta figure out how to make it work and understand somebody else's point of view or show them something they don't know and learn something they can teach you. There has been crying, there has been fighting there have been happy days of celebration but it's all apart of this journey.

D. Woods: I joke and say I know everything because she is my sister but you know when you are around people and have known people for as long as we have known each other you tend to generalize people because you are too close to them you can't see the trees through the forest.

In this new stage of Project Girls Club and us having come back together after we have gone out into the world and fought our own battles, we have relearned each other's passions again and then relearned each other's talents and seeing each other's hearts.

We are here to support each other's vision and execute it together so we are learning each other's hearts again and making each other's dreams come true.

Check out the video above and stream "Run Up" by Project Girls Club below.

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