Monday, May 20 2013 10:32 AM EST | Posted by: B.Dot | Posted in: Blog, True Story
Heaven’s door? In case you’re wondering, Jermaine spoke to MTV a few weeks ago about the concept behind Born Sinner. Album drops June 18th. Deluxe cover after the jump.
”It’s not necessarily a church theme and it’s not really about church. I like my album themes to be metaphors because it gives me the freedom to speak about something else that’s going on in my life, so the Born Sinner thing is not about church, it’s not even about religion. It’s using that as canvas to get other messages across and that’s what the album will be.”
Sunday, May 19 2013 6:16 PM EST | Posted by: YN | Posted in: Blog, True Story
“They shouldn’t have let me back in. They fucked up.”
After his live show at NY’s Highline Ballroom last Tues, the Juice Man chopped it up backstage about the status of the Stay Trippy album, his rise as a solo artist, staying high but still functional and what it takes to survive in the music business. Ca$h rules!
Peep playlist and whole show here.
Saturday, May 18 2013 5:02 PM EST | Posted by: Big Homie | Posted in: Blog, True Story
Kanye’s gone Hollywood. Yesterday, the rapper was spotted in Atlanta filming his cameo in the upcoming sequel to Anchorman. No word yet on his exact role, but E! reports he’s involved in a “big fight” scene. Anchorman: The Legend Continues hits theaters this December.
UPDATE: Drake and his fro shot his scene earlier today via NY Daily News
Friday, May 17 2013 10:27 AM EST | Posted by: Big Homie | Posted in: Blog, True Story
After 20 years in the game, Slum Village are spreading their wings with their 7th LP, Evolution. Evolve or dissolve when the album drops June 25.
Thursday, May 16 2013 1:21 PM EST | Posted by: B.Dot | Posted in: Blog, True Story
After nine months of being on the job, Young Jeezy made his first signing with Detroit based group, Doughboyz Cashout. In the video above, Da Snowman calls up to 98 WJLB to speak on his acquisition.
Wednesday, May 15 2013 10:17 PM EST | Posted by: Big Homie | Posted in: Blog, True Story
Aubrey has announced his annual OVO Fest and has turned it into a two-day festival. It all goes down at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre August 4-5.
Wednesday, May 15 2013 3:13 PM EST | Posted by: B.Dot | Posted in: Blog, True Story
There’s no stopping Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. After dropping one of the year’s best music videos, the duo’s latest single “Can’t Hold Us” has earned them another platinum plaque. Congratulations! The song is currently at number two on the Billboard charts, but you can purchase it here on iTunes.
Sidebar: Making Of “Can’t Hold Us” Video
UPDATE: Now double.
Wednesday, May 15 2013 8:55 AM EST | Posted by: Big Homie | Posted in: Blog, True Story
It’s that time of the year folks and the Rock The Bells festival will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary with the likes of Wu-Tang, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, a virtual ODB and Eazy-E and tons more.
This year, the two-day festival will hit up San Bernadino, CA (Sept. 7-8), Mountain View, CA (Sept. 14-15), Washington D.C. (Sept. 28-29), and Rutherford, NJ (Oct. 4-5).
Wednesday, May 15 2013 7:42 AM EST | Posted by: B.Dot | Posted in: Blog, True Story
Recession? What recession? Later today, Dr. Dre and business partner Jimmy Iovine will donate $70 million to the University of Southern California. The endowment will be used to create the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation.
Set to launch in Fall 2014, the four-year program will offer undergrads courses in entrepreneurship; technology, art, design and marketing. In a statement, USC President C.L. Max Nikias says:
“The vision and generosity of Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young will profoundly influence the way all of us perceive and experience artistic media. Our goal is to ensure that the academy is the most collaborative educational program in the world.”
Tuesday, May 14 2013 9:05 PM EST | Posted by: Big Homie | Posted in: Blog, True Story
Producer Statik Selektah goes digital on the front cover of his next album, Extended Play. The album will drop June 18 via Showoff/Duck Down records.
UPDATE: Titles with features below: