Easy Music Guides

Easy Music Guides header image 4

The Game Enlists Kanye, Dre, Kendrick, Drake for ‘Documentary 2′ LP

September 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The Game released his breakthrough album The Documentary in 2005, and on October 9th, the Compton rapper will finally drop the long-awaited all-star sequel to his hip-hop classic. The Documentary 2 will feature Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Ice Cube, Drake, Snoop Dogg, Ab-Soul, Diddy, will.i.am, Fergie, Future, Q-Tip and Dr. Dre, the latter serving as executive producer [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········

Hear Nas’ J Dilla–Sampling New Song ‘The Season’

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Kory Grow | October 31, 2014 Earlier this week, Nas crashed a Run the Jewels listening party to play fans his latest single, “The Season.” Now the rapper has shared the smoothly soulful song online, making it available to stream below and download. Related After months of promoting the 20th anniversary edition of his [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········

Rick Ross, Timbaland, K. Michelle Team Up for ‘If They Knew’

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Jon Blistein | October 30, 2014 Not too many people have the gumption to release two albums in one year, but as Rick Ross explained on Power 105.1 earlier this month: “That’s how bosses do it, ya heard me?” The MC is prepping for the release of his seventh LP, Hood Billionaire, just eight months after March’s Mastermind; and now Ross has offered [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ······

Watch Alexandra Shipp Channel Aaliyah in First Look at Biopic

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Miriam Coleman | September 28, 2014 Lifetime offered viewers a first look at its Aaliyah biopic this weekend, releasing a brief, 15-second trailer that shows its new star, Alexandra Shipp, taking on the role of the late RB singer. Related While the short trailer shows little more than a moody glimpse of Shipp undertaking some [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········

‘Thriller’ Producer Quincy Jones Calls New Michael Jackson a Cash-In

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Quincy Jones is not thrilled about Xscape, the posthumous compilation of new Michael Jackson songs that L.A. Reid recently released. “They’re trying to make money, and I understand it,” he recently told CBC Radio. “Everybody’s after money, the estate, the lawyers. It’s about money.” But regardless of his opinion, Jones – who [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········

Michael Jackson Hologram Sings, Moonwalks at Billboard Music Awards

May 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> A hologram that looked like Michael Jackson performed the previously unreleased “Slave to the Rhythm” at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night. The performance began with a synchronized SWAT Team dancing until a curtain dropped and Jackson was seen sitting in a Dangerous-like throne. Then holo-Jackson (or someone impersonating MJ — it [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········

Michael Jackson Hologram to Perform at Billboard Music Awards

May 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Michael Jackson may not be around to tour in support of his new posthumous album, Xscape, but the annual Billboard Music Awards will still feature a performance from the late King of Pop. A Michael Jackson hologram will take the stage at Sunday night’s event. L.A. Reid Explains Why Michael Jackson [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········

Black Keys’ Patrick Carney: Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’ Is ‘Bulls—’

May 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Black Keys’ drummer Patrick Carney has never been one to mince words – especially when it comes to Justin Bieber. But in the new issue of Rolling Stone, he sounds off about something else entirely: Michael Jackson’s posthumous Xscape album. The Black Keys hit the streets for special ‘Late Night’ set Carney was unaware that the record, which [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·······

Michael Jackson Gets Fierce and Sultry on ‘Blue Gangsta,’ ‘Loving You’

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Two more Michael Jackson tracks, “Blue Gangsta” and “Loving You,” from the King of Pop’s upcoming posthumous album, Xscape, have hit the web (via MTV and Idolator), both of which you can take a listen to below. The harrowing, hard-hitting “Blue Gangsta” features a fiery vocal performance from Jackson, as well [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········

Hear Michael Jackson Freak Out Over a Lying Lover in ‘Chicago’

May 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> The funky, Timbaland-produced love song “Chicago,” a “contemporized” track off Michael Jackson‘s upcoming posthumous album, Xscape, has come out. With a deep-bass groove and some Auto-tuned vocals, Jackson sings about picking up a woman on a trip to Chicago, before bursting into a frenzied chorus. The hook finds Jackson singing in [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········