The Weeknd (@theweeknd) has caught the same bug that made others make their own renditions of Lorde’s buzz worthy tune “Royals”. Listen to the XO crooner add a powerful and airy feel to Lorde’s song then go pre-order both of their albums which come out in September. https://soundcloud.com/theweekndxo/royals-the-weeknd-remixDetails
Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) takes his turn at responding to Kendrick’s verse on Control. This definitely is the strongest response thus far, along with his Slaughterhouse brother Joell Ortiz. Check out the 5 minute response by Joe below.
Jay Z brought out Rick Ross (@rickyrozay) to share the stage with him as they performed their collaborative joint “FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt” from Hov’s twelfth album Magna Carta Holy Grail. Watch the two rap titans do a live rendition at Sun Life Stadium for the conclusion of Legends Of The Summer tour.
Macklemore (@Macklemore) and @RyanLewis took stage as the musical guest for Good Morning America. The multi platinum indie tandem from Seattle rocked their popular cut “Can’t Hold Us” from their acclaimed album “The Heist”. Watch the performance below.
I just picked up on Lady Leshurr (@LadyLeshurr) Thanks to @Semtex. The female spit fire was a guest on the 1x Rap-Up along with me and Tom Tripp, where we were lucky enough to preview some cuts from her upcoming project, Mona Leshurr EP, which you can pre-order here. Needless to say I was impressed,…Details
Keep calm and listen to Ellie Goulding (@EllieGoulding) angelically soothing voice breeze over this wavy track called “Under Control”. While the rappers are focused on Kendrick Lamar’s verse from “Control”, Ellie gives us a new tune from her forthcoming album Halcyon Days. Available on iTunes August 26th. via FITADetails
Joe Budden (@joebudden) said he wouldn’t release his response to Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse but thank God for the internet and whoever managed to record this off a ustream chat. Listen below and cross your fingers for the CDQ.