L.A. back—Antonio that is. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the X-Factor judge and former Def Jam Chairman is taking his duties to Sony Music as the new chairman of the Epic Records in early July. The reformed label, which will be affiliated with Jive Records means Reid will reunite with Usher. OMG.
[vodpod id=Video.11061119&w=540&h=350&fv=] Nasir is having some mixed feelings with the current title of his next album . While discussing his street single, “Nasty” with MTV, Esco says that there’s a possible chance he may change the title Life Is Good. “A lot of people around me didn’t understand where I was coming from. They kinda thought I was saying, “Let’s pop bottles, we’re rich, everything’s good.” That’s not where I was coming from, so there’s another title that came, that kind of fits a little better, and […]
On Monday a long-awaited leak of “Mama’s Boyfriend” surfaced on the net. Turns out that Ye’s vocals were stolen and paired with an unrelated backing track. Check out his statement below. The version of the Kanye West recording “Mama’s Boy” that arrived on blog sites earlier this week is entirely bogus and unsanctioned, and violates the artist’s creative intentions. As is often the unfortunate case, an unknown party or parties got a hold of Kanye West’s vocal track and added their own […]
In the first part of Al Lindstrom‘s convo with the Violator Management mogul, Chris discusses his days at Rush Management, working with Lyor Cohen and Russell Simmons and choosing artists for the Violator roster.
We already got a few flicks from the set of Jeezy’s new video, but now Derick G shares what his camera caught which features Weezy this time around. More after the cut.
Michael Willcox better known as DJ Big Mike, was arrested last week and charged with music piracy. After a two year investigation, surveillance teams finally caught he and his brother in the act of distributing illegal CDs. More arrests are going to be made in the coming weeks. The investigation began with the Recording Industry Association of America, a trade group that sent its own team of investigators to conduct a surveillance of a suspected “burner lab” at 27 Stetson […]
During the Wu’s UK invasion, Method Man, U-God and Masta Killa stopped by Tim Westwood’s show for a 11 minute freestyle over some notable instrumentals—”Yonkers” included.