- Gucci Mane’s social media reign continues. Some girl recorded the Atlanta rapper squaring off with some guy in Lenox Mall and uploaded it to Instagram. A fight never occurs, but Guwop has been exposed as a dork.
- Sia Furler is finishing her album with producer-songwriter Greg Kurstin this week.
- Jordin Sparks sang a mash-up of Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball,” Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble,” her own “Battlefield” and some other recognizable songs. It’s pretty awesome too.
- Mariah Carey is surrounded by a sea of hit-making producers (Mike WiLL Made It, Hit-Boy, Jermaine Dupri and Darkchild) in this photo.
- Kanye Kardashian had the audacity to call people “sellouts” and claim his “music” is “good.”
- Don’t judge me, but I just got into Breaking Bad last month. I went on a binge and finished the series in less than a week, courtesy of Netflix. Meanwhile, although the show is ending, a spin-off called Better Call Saul centered around—you guessed it—Saul Goodman is in the works.
- Jimmy Kimmel is the king of pranks. Watch these New York Fashion Week attendees lie about knowing made-up designers.
- Jimmy Fallon wants to be the parody king. Check out his Breaking Bad parody.
- Wiz Khalifa released a trippy video for “Look What I Got On,” a song from his third album, Blacc Hollywood.
- The beautiful and talented Janelle Monáe electrified TODAY with an electrifying performance of “Dance Apocalyptic,” a single from The Electric Lady.
- Ariana Grande had to cancel a few shows due to a vocal cord injury. The “Baby I” singer told fans that the injury resulted from her irresponsibly screaming too much at a party. Sidebar: Assholes, give the girl a break. If you had the No. 1 album in the country, you’d be screaming too.
- Lil’ Kim is going “Back 2 Da Streetz” for her ‘Hard Core’ mixtape, which his due out on October 31st. She has unveiled the cover, but someone is noticeably missing.
Mariah Carey is a busy lady these days. Not only is she guiding American Idol hopefuls to stardom, but she’s also recording a new album due out in May and promoting “Almost Home,” the single for Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful.
The Golden Diva recently had a Vegas studio session with frequent collaborators Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox. She’s also enlisted Hit-Boy, The-Dream, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins and Big Jim Wright for the album, which will be her thirteenth. Read More
Posthumous recordings are always bittersweet. Fans want to hear new material from the late artist, but there’s always that looming thought–would they have approved the previously unreleased record after their passing? Of course, that question is impossible to answer, unless prior consent was given to someone possessing the music. Nevertheless, posthumous songs are nearly inevitable, especially when dealing with money-hungry record labels and opportunists like Drake.
However, occasionally, labels and record producers have late singers’ best interests at heart and only put out music that will complement their legacy. For instance, Whitney Houston’s previously unreleased record, “Never Give Up.” Read More
Although Frank Ocean has sternly said he doesn’t like categorizing his music as R&B, Jermaine Dupri says he hopes he can save the dwindling genre. He was inspired to pen an informal letter after listening to Ocean’s channel ORANGE, which is classified as a POP album in iTunes.
When I saw the # that Frank Ocean is suppose to hit next week, I got extremely Happy,I said I need to get in my car and and listen to this album,by the time I got to “Sweet Life” I was even more happy,finally!! a RnB album that’s hip,with out having the same 5 rappers on every song Read More
Did you know Mariah Carey has songs with Master P, Mystikal, Cam’Ron, Gucci Mane and various other “gangsta” rappers? The golden diva has become notorious for associating herself with the bad boys of hip-hop.
Last night, she was snapped in the lab with anthem-makers Rick Ross and DJ Khaled. It’s not certain if the product of the meeting will appear on Rozay’s God Forgives, I Don’t, Khaled’s Kiss The Ring or Mimi’s yet-to-be-titled album. With Jermaine Dupri in the picture, it’s likely to appear on Mariah’s project. Read More
Last month, Brandon Hines released “Yes You Are,” the lead single from his major label debut via So So Def/Epic Records. Now, Jermaine Dupri offers a behind-the-scenes look of Benny Boom directed the video. Watch below! Read More
So So Def songstress and Youtube sensation, Dondria, is back with the third installment in the Dondria Duets series and this time she’s taking it back with 90s R&B. Titled, Dondria Duets III: The 90′s Edition, the mixtape features remixes with R. Kelly, Hight-Five, Dru Hill and much more — plus an unreleased track “You Know” from the Dondria vs. Phatfffat recording sessions.
Jermaine Dupri has also announced that the next installment of Dondria Duets will be released as the Texas-native’s third album with all new original collaborations. In the meantime, Dondria will be releasing the first single from her second album soon. A buzz single entitled “Ol’ School Love” featuring Da Brat will be released in the meantime.
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Last week, Jermaine Dupri teased fans by releasing photos of himself and Mariah Carey in the studio, crafting songs of “Always Be My Baby” caliber. Earlier today, the Atlanta-based producer liberated video footage, as part of his Living The Life web series, allowing fans an inside look at the happenings in the lab.
What’s happening you ask? A whole lot of nothing. Well, according to JD, they are five songs deep – MC assures there are more to come. Watch all the fun below… Read More