Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

VIDEO: Chris Brown ft. Nicki Minaj – Love More

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R&B crooner Chris Brown drops the video for “Love More,” featuring Nicki Minaj. Brown also directs the visual which shows Breezy heading to the club while Nicki Minaj hits the runway.…

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Rap-A-Lot Records Signs Deal With Sony RED; Begins Planning New Bun B Album

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Twenty-seven-year-old Rap-A-Lot Records has signed its latest distribution partnership. James “J.” Prince’s Houston, Texas-based label has released heralded albums from Geto Boys (Making Trouble), Scarface (The Diary), Devin The Dude (Just Tryin’ To Live), Bun B (Trill O.G.) and The Convicts 1991 self-titled effort throughout its discography. This week, the label announced its partnership with…

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VIDEO: Big Sean Brings Out Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J Live In New York

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Big Sean celebrated his Hall of Fame with an album release show at the Terminal 5. During the show, the crowd got a surprise when Wiz Khalifa was brought out for ”GangBang” while Juicy J joined in on “Show Out.” Watch.…

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Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolboy Q Perform at Vitamin Water & The FADER’s #uncapped Concert Series

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TDE Record’s took over a West Side gallery in New York last night for vitaminwater and The FADER’s #uncapped concert series. Schoolboy Q hit the stage to perform a few tracks including his new single “Collard Greens.” He was then joined by surprise guest Kendrick Lamar, who delivered his verse and also performed “m.A.A.d. City.”…

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White House Postpones ‘Musica Latina’ Concert

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The White House decided late Monday to postpone the taping of a program celebrating Latin music, citing a morning shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead.…

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Rapper Kanye West Criticized Over $3 Million Kazakhstan Performance

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The Human Rights Foundation has criticized Kanye West for performing at a wedding in Kazakhstan, joining a chorus of detractors who say he legitimized the human rights violations of the nation’s president.…

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VIDEO: Hip-Hop Superstar Drake Releases Tour Promo Teaser

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Drake will hit the road on his “Would You Like a Tour?” trek starting Oct. 18. In preparation for the 39-date trek, the Toronto Raptors’ new global ambassador is getting in shape.…

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Music Producer Jermaine Dupri Joins Mariah Carey’s Management Team

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A representative for Carey confirmed the news that music producer Jermaine Dupri is officially joining Mariah Carey’s management team.…

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VIDEO: Pitbull ft. Ke$ha – Timber

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Fresh off hosting and performing at the American Music Awards, Pitbull debuts the video for “Timber” co-starring popstar Ke$ha. The Miami rapper premiered the colorful clip to his 40 million fans on Facebook. Watch.…

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Kanye West & G.O.O.D. Music Go Platinum

G.O.O.D. Music’s first single off their upcoming collaborative album Cruel Summer has gone platinum.…

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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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