- Jay-Z & Kanye release "H.A.M." plus the remix with Busta Rhymes
- Nicki Minaj - "Roman's Revenge," remix with Lil Wayne replacing Eminem
- DJ Khaled, “Welcome To My Hood” featuring Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Rick Ross, and Plies
- Red Café (ft. Rick Ross) - "Faded"
- Eminem's label, Shady Records, signs Yelawolf & Slaughterhouse
- Busta Rhymes - "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See"
- The P.S.A. that influenced Busta Rhyme's "Dangerous" - "We're Not Candy"
- Kanyé West (ft. Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj) "Monster" (video)
- KRS-One "Sound of Da Police"
- Auto-Tune vs. Talk Box (FYI: vocoder works like talk box without needing the tube, etc.)