Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

VIDEO: Lil Wayne ft. 2 Chainz – R.A.F. (Rich As F*ck)

Following his hospitalization last week, Lil Wayne takes a trip to the desert & appears to be back to work. He recently teamed up with 2 Chainz to star the video for “R.A.F. (Rich as ****),” a track on from Lil Wayne’s latest album I Am Not a Human Being II. Watch.

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VIDEO: Trinidad James – Females Welcomed

Def Jam rapper Trinidad James heads to Carnival in his hometown of Trinidad. In the vibrant Jonathan Mannion-directed video for “Female$ Welcomed,” you will see a lot fire, exotic women and of course Trinidad.

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VIDEO: Cassie ft. Rick Ross – Numb

Cassie & Rick Ross star in a new Alex-Nazari-directed visual for “Numb.” Cassie takes a stroll down Hollywood Blvd. while Ross raps while adorned in fur. Watch.

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VIDEO: Nicki Minaj – Up In Flames

Nicki Minaj takes it back to her mixtape days with the viral video for “Up in Flames.” Nicki plays the piano by candlelight and raps by the fireplace in the Grizz Lee-directed clip. Watch.

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VIDEO: Rick Ross ft. Omarion – Ice Cold (Behind The Scenes)

While working on his next album, Rick Ross is still shooting videos from last year’s offering, ‘God Forgives, I Don’t.’ Check out a behind the scenes look at the video for “Ice Cold.” Watch.

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VIDEO: Wale ft. Travis Porter – One Eyed Kitten Song

Wale drops new visuals to ”One Eye Kitten Song” featuring Travis Porter off his last mixtape Folarin. The Nigerian rapper and the Decatur, Ga. trio go back and forth in the music video featuring abundance of exotic dancers.

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VIDEO: Janelle Monae ft. Erykah Badu – Q.U.E.E.N.

Janelle Monáe & Erykah Badu star in the video for “Q.U.E.E.N.,” directed by Alan Ferguson. The rebellious ladies bring their collaboration to life in a living museum exhibit known as “Project Q.U.E.E.N.”

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Lil Wayne’s Young Money Signs International Teen Pop Group

Lil Wayne & Young Money President Mack Maine announced that international pop group W3 The Future is now a part of the YMCMB family, making them the first group on the roster.

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Waka Flocka to Perform Anti-Violence Concert in Chicago

Waka Flocka Flame is now apparently anti-violence, and he’s taking his stance to Chicago as he will hold a concert next month, aimed at addressing the violence running rampant in the area.

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Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, & Macklemore Perform BBC Radio 1′s Big Weekend

The BBC Radio 1′ Big Weekend concert featured some star power from the world of American Hip-Hop, featuring performances by Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, J. Cole, Macklemore, & Iggy Azalea. Watch video from each of their performances.

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B.o.B. Speaks on New ‘Headband’ Video Featuring 2 Chainz

B.o.B. & 2 Chainz have finally collaborated on a music video…and the result is something that hip-hop hasn’t ever seen before. B.o.B speaks on the concept of the visuals for their new hit single “Headband.”

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Kanye West, Beyonce & Jay-Z Welcome The Arrival of Yeezus (Listening Session)

Kanye West chose an interesting venue to host his listening session for his upcoming album, Yeezus–at the loading dock in NYC’s meatpacking district. Special guests in attendance included Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, Timbaland and more. Check it out.

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