Def Jig takes another L. According to a report from VARIETY, the powers that be from UMG and East Coast Label Group have opted to dissolve the Island Def Jam Music Group. Keep in mind that Def Jam and Island merged back in 1999. Lucian Grainge, Chairman and CEO of UMG had this to say…
Big Boi (@BigBoi) mixes Kelly Rowland’s “Mama Told Me” with Paul McCartney and Wing’s “Mrs. Vandebilt“ for the 10th instalment in his Mash Up Monday series. Listen below.
Smoke DZA (@Smokedza) has put out some dope tracks leading up the the release of his new album. With features by Cam’ron, Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, CJ Fly, Wiz Khalifa, Curren$y, Ty Dolla $ign and more plus production from Lee Bannon, King Thelonious, Harry Fraud, Cardo, Jalil Beats, DJ Dahi and a few others, take a…Details
Chris Brown (@chrisbrown @karrueche) may not find loyalty with these heauxs but he sure does have a loyal fan base. Breezy phoned in from jail or rehab (?) to personally thank his supporters who boosted his video for “Loyal” to 12 million views since it’s release. Of course he couldn’t get off the phone without…Details
This sounds too GOOD to be true. Live Nation has announced that Yeezus will be putting his Australian trek on tour to wrap up his next album for this year which is aimed for a summer release. Roc Nation shared that the dates will be pushed back until September. Due to unexpected timing requirements to…Details
Rita Ora (@ritaora) graces the cover of Elle Magazine as the cover story, however, she is uncovered. The British Roc Nation singer dishes on how she feels truly in love with boyfriend Calvin Harris and details the back story of her ‘Rosetta’ tattoo. “It’s based on an original piece by Alberto Vargas, who was an…Details
I wish this was an April’s Fools but it isn’t. We’ve seen the likes of Shaq Fu, Kobe, Allen Iverson, Ron Artest and countless other NBA stars try their hand behind the mic and LBJ is no different. TMZ has obtained an audio of Lebron James kicking a few struggle bars over Jay Z’s”FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt” with…Details
50 Cent (@50cent) said a video for his @TreySongz featured, @drdre & @DawaunParker produced track would be here soon. Staying true to his word, and just a day later, 50 drops off his Eif Rivera directed video for his newest single “Smoke.” press play below.