Archive for ‘Industry News’

VIDEO: Alicia Keys, John Legend & Ne-Yo Perform LIVE for The NBA All-Star Game

The crowd at the Toyota Center in Houston for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game had a star-studded lineup of entertainment before the game began and during halftime. Ne-Yo got the crowd and the players pumped up with an energetic performance, then R&B crooner John Legend performed a soulful rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” while

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Bruno Mars & Janelle Monáe To Star In Animated Film ‘Rio 2’

Bruno Mars & Janelle Monáe are taking their talents to the big screen. The singers have joined the cast of 20th Century Fox’s ‘Rio 2.’ 20th Century Fox has announced the full voice cast for Rio 2, the sequel to the 2011 animated film.

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Brooklyn MC Joey Bada$$ Named Creative Director of Ecko Clothing

Joey Bada$$ is the latest musical figure to be named Creative Director of a notable company. The announcement was unintentionally made during an interview with Fuse TV, who caught up with the talented lyricist at the Ecko headquarters in New York City.

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Big Boi of Legendary Hip-Hop Group Outkast Announces 45-City Tour

The Atlanta hip-hop/rap pioneer Big Boi has announced dates for his “Shoes for Running” tour. The 45-city North American trek kicks off April 18 in his homestate of Georgia, and travels to Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, wrapping June 19 in Boston.

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Pop Singer Rihanna Forced To Cancel More Performances


brPop singer Rihanna still isn’t feeling well and canceled yet another show. Previously having to “embarrassingly” cancel a show in Boston, she is also being forced to cancel a Baltimore show aswell.

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LL Cool J Announces ‘Kings Of The Mic’ Tour With Ice Cube, Public Enemy & De La Soul

LL Cool J has gathered some of hip-hop pioneers for the Kings Of The Mic tour, set to kick off on May 23 in Tucson, Arizona. Accompanying LL will be legendary artists Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul as well DJ Z-Trip.

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VIDEO: Meek Mill ft. Rick Ross – Believe It

Meek Mill & Rick Ross get suited up and take a trip to the Nevada desert. The MMG rap artists hit the casino and party hard in the video for the single “Believe It” off Meek’s debut Dreams and Nightmares.

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VIDEO: Eve ft. Gabe Saporta – Make It Out This Town

Eve releases the video for her new single ‘Make It Out This Town’ featuring Cobra Starship’s bassist and lead vocalist Gabe Saporta. This video is the latest offering from her upcoming comeback album Lip Lock. Watch.

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Nicki Minaj Partners with Beats Electronics for Special Edition Wireless Speaker

Rap diva Nicki Minaj has teamed up with Beats Electronics to launch a special pink edition of the company’s Pill portable wireless Bluetooth speaker.

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VIDEO: Fabolous ft. Chris Brown – Ready

Fabolous finds love in paradise in the cinematic TAJ-directed video for “Ready,” the first single off his upcoming album Loso’s Way 2: Rise to Power. Watch.

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports Agency Hits A Major Problem

Jay-Z’s partnership with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) for the Roc Nations Sports agency venture is facing a dilemma–a dilemma that could put his aspirations in jeopardy.

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VIDEO: Alicia Keys ft. Maxwell – Fire We Make

Alicia Keys stars in a video for her duet with Maxwell off her album Girl on Fire. The R&B songstress burns up the screen in the sizzling video for “Fire We Make.” Watch.

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