The lovely Jill Scott graces the cover of the latest issue of Billboard magazine. If you don’t know, her latest LP dropped this past Tuesday, so follow The Light Of The Sun and cop it here. thesmithian
Billboard will have a new number one tomorrow with Bad Meets Evil’s Hell: The Sequel claiming the top spot. According to Hits Daily Double, the EP sold approximately 166,992 copies. This will be Eminem’s eighth number one and Royce’s first. Congrats guys. UPDATE: Final numbers in 171,135.
Strange things are happening. Tech N9ne scored his highest chart position on the Billboard 200 with All 6′s & 7′s debuting at number 4. According to Soundscan, the disc sold 55,806 copies—independently. Congrats to the entire Strange Music camp.
It’s almost that time of the year folks. Billboard has announced the nominees for this year’s ceremony. Rihanna leads the pack with 18 nods, Eminem with 16 and Nicki Minaj pulls in a nod for Top New Artist. The ceremony airs on ABC on May 22 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Full list underneath.
Boy looka here! Hip-hop’s hottest crew on the cover of the music industry bible?! That’s swagtastic. Congrats OFWGKTA. Magazine available on newsstands tomorrow. Billboard
Not sure how accurate these figures are, but according to Billboard‘s annual Maximum Exposure list, if you wanna make it in this business, the Double R’s one of the places to be. The other two sites include Eskay and Q‘s hubs. Bullshit with the ‘net if you want, muthafuckas.