Joe Budden at Eve June 10

The Internet has always been a cesspool of rumors, misinformation, and innuendo. And the latest debunked bit of web bullshit: Some hearsay that Jersey City spitter Joe Budden was set to score a solo record deal with Eminem's Shady Records.

Now it's true that Budden's supercrew Slaughterhouse — Crooked I, Joell Ortiz, and Royce da 5'9" — has been signed to Slim's imprint since the beginning of this year. So the chatter wasn't totally scattershot. But as Jumpoff Joey told rap scene reporter Mr. Peter Parker: "I heard the rumors. People tweeted me all day long. I'm not being signed as a solo artist."

In other words, Joe Budden isn't headed for Shadyville. But it ain't no web bullshit that he'll be hitting the 305 this Friday. That's been verified.


Joe Budden

With Sin, J. Nics, and DJ Keen One. 8 p.m. Friday, June 10, at Eve, 1306 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-995-5050; Tickets cost $20 via Ages 18 and up.


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