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R. Kelly Pairs With Lil Wayne, Jeremih on Uninhibited ‘Switch Up’

October 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

R. Kelly has enlisted Lil Wayne and Jeremih for the rapid-fire “Switch Up,” the latest offering from the RB legend’s upcoming LP, The Buffet. Sidebar Watch an NFL Rookie Totally Slay R. Kelly’s ‘Bump N’ Grind’ » Built around a potent combination of dainty string plucks, booming bass and scattershot trap percussion, “Switch Up” finds R. Kelly in [...]

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Dr. Dre Proposes European Tour With Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar

October 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Although Dr. Dre released what he dubbed his “grand finale” with Compton, the rapper isn’t entirely closing the book on his music career. On Dre’s The Pharmacy Beats 1 radio show Sunday, during an interview with his Chronic collaborator Snoop Dogg, the G-Funk mastermind revealed, “One of my dreams right now is to be able to take [...]

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Download Run the Jewels’ Cat-Sampling ‘Meow the Jewels’ Remix LP

September 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Just over a year after Run the Jewels revealed plans to turn their acclaimed 2014 LP Run the Jewels 2 into the cat-sampling remix album, El-P and Killer Mike have made good on their promise as Meow the Jewels is out now as a free download. “Did we make the silliest, occasionally most grating possible remix album? Of course. And [...]

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Whitney Houston Hologram Maker Promises ‘Absolute Authenticity’

September 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The CEO of Hologram USA, the company that will bring Whitney Houston to digital life for a 2016 tour, has spoken about the “interactive” performances Kevin Winter/Getty Whitney Houston will come to digital life as a hologram in 2016 as part of a new deal between the singer’s estate and Hologram USA. The company’s CEO Alki David talked [...]

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Dr. Dre Details Long-Awaited ‘Compton: A Soundtrack’

August 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The rumors are true: Dr. Dre will release a new album in the near future. The rapper took to his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy to confirm reports of a Straight Outta Compton soundtrack produced by Dre as well as additional details regarding Dre’s first LP since 1999′s 2001. During Saturday’s ”Countdown to Compton” episode, Dre revealed [...]

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Dr. Dre to Release New Album as ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Soundtrack

July 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Dr. Dre will finally end fans’ 16-year wait for a new album when the rapper releases his Straight Outta Compton soundtrack, which will consist of new music entirely produced by The Chronic mastermind, a source tells Rolling Stone. Dre is expected to confirm the album, the companion piece to the N.W.A biopic, on his Beats 1 radio show The [...]

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Ice Cube Reunites With N.W.A’s DJ Yella and MC Ren Onstage

June 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

As promised, N.W.A staged a semi-reunion at Los Angeles’ BET Experience Saturday night as Ice Cube performed alongside MC Ren and DJ Yella for the first time in over 25 years. Sandwiched between a mini-set of Ice Cube solo cuts (“Check Yo Self,” “You Can Do It” and “It Was a Good Day”), the N.W.A trio performed [...]

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Severe Weather Cancels Kings of Leon’s Firefly Fest Set

June 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Kings of Leon‘s Saturday night headlining set at Dover, Delaware’s Firefly Festival was canceled at the last minute by “dangerous, inclement weather” that forced the evacuation of the festival grounds. “Severe weather is heading our way. If at The Woodlands, clear the festival grounds, head towards the exit and seek shelter in your vehicles,” the [...]

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No Doubt, Iggy Pop, Snoop Dogg Lead Chicago’s Riot Fest

May 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The multi-city Riot Fest has announced the first wave of artists that will invade Chicago, Denver and Toronto this summer. At the Chicago fest, No Doubt will headline alongside Faith No More, Modest Mouse, Iggy Pop, a still-unannounced act and Snoop Dogg, who will perform his classic Doggystyle in its entirety. Billy Idol, Tenacious D, Motörhead [...]

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Watch Eddie Murphy Turn Reggae Singer in ‘Oh Jah Jah’ Video

May 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Four months after Eddie Murphy revealed he was plunging into reggae music with a new song called “Oh Jah Jah,” the positive reaction to the song – “Oh Jah Jah” topped iTunes’ reggae charts – has propelled the legendary comedian to share a music video for his roots track. In the simple Richard Gumbs III-directed music video, Murphy – rasta star [...]

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