Since 1997, Frank Sinatra’s “New York New York” has been the theme song at the Belmont Stakes. But now, officials from the New York Racing Association say the cut will be replaced by Jay-Z’s “Empire State Of Mind” during their 142nd running this Saturday. According to the AP, reps say the track is the “quintessential 21st century theme song for New York City.” The song will be performed by teen singer, Jasmine Villegas. Hip-hop wins by a nose! mtv
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This morning, Puff and his leading ladies performed in Central Park as part of Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series. They recited “Hello, Good Morning” amongst his other hits. GMA should have additional footage before day’s end.
To combat this week’s leak, the powers-that-be have moved Drake’s release date from June 15th to June 9th. Mind your manners and thank him next Wednesday. mm UPDATE: False alarm. Date remains the same.
The temperature reached the high 80s yesterday in New York City, but that didn’t stop Ross from rocking a leather jacket. Ironically though, he didn’t sweat the heat nor the pending lawsuit filed by former drug lord, Rick Ross. On the Hip Hop Honors red carpet, he tersely told Rap Radar, “I don’t have no thoughts on it yet. Uh, I’m a let my people handle that. Other than that we good.” For now. Sidebar: MC Hammer Speaks On Song […]
Daz and Kurupt bring out the big guns for the cover of 100 Wayz. No release date set, but for now you can review the tracklist after the jump. nav
Khaled’s victorious anthem has gone Au. Toasts for the DJ.