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Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé Lead MTV Video Music Award Nominees

July 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” and “Blank Space” music videos earned the pop star a whopping nine nominations for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, with Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé trailing with six and five nods, respectively. Sidebar Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best MTV VMAs Performances » The trio will compete for the Moonman in a number of categories, including Video of [...]

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Jerry Seinfeld Talks Unlikely Wale Friendship

April 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Wale‘s Seinfeld-inspired The Album About Nothing currently sits atop the Billboard 200, and while Jerry Seinfeld spent almost a decade near the upper echelon of the Nielsen ratings, Wale’s new LP, an extension of his 2008 The Mixtape About Nothing, marks the first time the comedian has featured on a Number One album. To celebrate the achievement – Seinfeld calls [...]

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On the Charts: Wale’s ‘Seinfeld’ Album Rules, Yada Yada Yada

April 9th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Kendrick Lamar‘s two-week reign atop the Billboard 200 came to an end as an album about a television show that’s been off the air for nearly two decades managed to bump To Pimp a Butterfly out of Number One. Wale‘s Seinfeld-inspired fourth LP The Album About Nothing – an extension of the rapper’s 2008 mixtape The Mixtape [...]

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Miguel to Star in John Legend-Produced Romantic Drama

April 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

John Legend, fresh off his Oscar win with Common for Selma original song “Glory,” will produce and curate music for an as-yet-untitled musical romantic drama starring RB singer Miguel. Sidebar ‘Glory’ Leads Oscar Music Sales Surge » According to Variety, Miguel is in negotiations to star as a “former one-hit wonder who regains his love for music when [...]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Mixtape Recruits Snoop Dogg, Method Man, Anthrax

February 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Game of Thrones is set to return with its fifth season on April 12th, and to get music fans ready for another 10 episodes of bloody power struggles in Westeros, HBO plans on releasing the second volume of their Catch the Throne: The Mixtape in March in the lead-up to the season premiere. This time around, rappers [...]

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A$AP Mob Founder A$AP Yams Dead at 26

January 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

A$AP Mob founder Steven Rodriguez, better known in the music world as A$AP Yams or Yamborghini, has died, his label confirmed in a statement. He was 26. While cause of death and other details remain unknown, nearly every member of the A$AP Mob, the Harlem hip-hop collective that Yams established and helped bring to prominence, have [...]

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Hear Miguel Make ‘NWA’ Sound Sexy on His Surprise New EP

December 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Nick Murray | December 19, 2014 Miguel has spent the last few months hinting at the possibility of new music, and this morning, the RB singer posted three new songs to his SoundCloud. The first, “NWA,” features a guest verse from L.A. rap legend Kurupt; the second, “Hollywooddreams” addresses a down-and-out actor looking to make [...]

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Puff Daddy Enlists Your Favorite Rapper for ‘Big Homie’ Video

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

“You could go to any hood / Bet they know me,” Sean Combs boasts on his stark new single, “Big Homie.” The rapper/mogul backs up that claim in the track’s star-studded music video, which features cameos from an array of hip-hop titans. Watch Sean Combs Spoof ‘Downton Diddy’ In the clip above, Puff Daddy (along [...]

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Elton John Talks Miguel and Wale’s ‘Bennie and the Jets’ Cover

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> In anticipation of next week’s release of Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road reissue — featuring covers of the singer’s 1973 landmark album by Fall Out Boy, Ed Sheeran and Emeli Sandé, among others — John spoke to Rolling Stone about Miguel’s recently released take on “Bennie and the Jets” with Maybach Music rapper Wale. Elton [...]

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Watch the ‘Thrones’: ‘Game of Thrones’ Will Release Rap Mixtape

March 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> A variety of hip-hop and Latin artists, including Big Boi, Common, Wale and Daddy Yankee, have contributed tracks to a Game of Thrones–inspired mixtape titled, without irony, Catch the Throne. According to The Wall Street Journal, the mixtape’s lyrical content will fit right in with the thrust of the series, with [...]

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