Archive for the ‘hiphoprnbsoul’ Category

06.23
08

New Video: Pretty Ricky – “Cuddle Up” ft. Butta Creame

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Pretty Ricky’s new album features the track “Cuddle Up” ft. Butta Creame and is due September 23rd. In the meantime, check the video below and visit www.prettyricky.com.

06.18
08

New Video: Flo Rida – “In The Ayer”

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From Flo Rida’s current debut album Mail On Sunday…

VIDEO: Flo Rida – “In The Ayer” ft. will.i.am

06.18
08

Lil Wayne Sells 1 Million In 1 Week

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Lil Wayne is now the first artist since 50 Cent to sell more than 1 million copies of an album in a single week, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

In its first week on the market, Tha Carter III sells just over 1 million units. The last album to accomplish that feat was 50 Cent’s The Massacre in March 2005.

More New Rap/Hip-hop Releases: June 2008

06.17
08

Fans Get A Chance To Design The Game’s Next Tattoo

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To celebrate the release of his new album L.A.X., The Game is giving fans to design his next tattoo inspired by the album’s title.

Check out his page on imeem and upload tattoo image ideas in the Photos section.

The Game will select his final choice and get the tattoo before the release of the album on July 22.

06.16
08

Will.i.am’s “Yes We Can” Obama Video Cops An Emmy

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Will.I. am’s now famous “Yes We Can” video that spliced together pieces of Barack Obama’s New Hampshire primary night speech set to music has won an Emmy award.

The Black Eyed Peas frontman’s popular clip won in the new “New Approaches in Daytime Entertainment” category that “recognizes innovative production techniques and the use of media enhancement to support content.”

Airing for the first time on the Internet shortly before Super Tuesday, the video has gotten over 17 million views on YouTube alone and features a gaggle of celebrities including John Legend, Common, Esthero, Nick Cannon, lead singer of rock band Live Ed Kowalczyk, Fonzworth Bentley and basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

The video was directed by Jesse Dylan, the son of singer Bob Dylan who later endorsed Obama as the hope of America and also won will.i.am a Webby Award for “Artist of the Year.”

Obama’s campaign often plays the video before he takes the stage at rallies. If you haven’t seen it yet, due to living in a cave, or under a rock, or just want to re-live the sensation, it’s posted below.

06.4
08

New Audio: Day26 – “Since You’ve Been Gone”

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Just in case you haven’t heard it already, here is the latest song from Day26.

AUDIO: Day26 – “Since You’ve Been Gone” Real|Windows

06.2
08

Weekly CD Giveaway: Z-Trip – All Pro

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The weekly CD giveaway took a little vacation last week however congrats to the winner of our last giveaway.

This week sees us offering a free CD from the innovative DJ producer Z-Trip.

Z-Trip is known for his unique mash-ups and his work on this release is a fair example. Dropped July 2007 on the Decon label, All Pro features rappers such as Casual, Rakim, and Aceyalone as well as rockers like the Deftones.

Enter here.

Remember if you have already entered, just email us. Make sure the subject line says “CD Giveaway.”

www.djztrip.com

Decon Records

Edit: Congrats to winner Barbara Gregory, Palmdale, CA!

05.30
08

Rap and R&B News Rap-Up: Ray J, Lil Wayne, Usher

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Ray J Busted With Drugs – Brandy’s little brother is certainly getting grown. The R&B singer was busted with drugs at a local Washington D.C. hotel The Hyatt Regency. He was busted with marijuana, and a drug called “Boat” which is D.C. slang for PCP.

50 Cent and P. Diddy get Reality ShowsMTV has given the two of the biggest icons in Hip-Hop reality shows, slated for summer and fall releases. While 50′s show is still untitled, it will focus on business skills. Diddy, already famous on MTV for his “Making The Band’ series will be revamping it for the Rock n Roll audience. Stay tuned.

Lil Wayne Sued – Do you know that song, “I Feel Like Dying” from Lil Weezy? Well apparently, he hasn’t paid Karma Ann Swanepoel for her sample. Stolen from a song of hers called “Once,” the folk singer wants what’s due to her.

Usher at #1 on Billboards next week – With a new album called “Here I Stand,” the King of R&B is looking to stand at #1 on the Billboard charts next week. With estimated first-day sales to be around 146,000, it looks like Ush is back on the throne.

R. Kelly BACK against the Wall – It seems that the infamous mole on R. Kelly’s back that has separated him as NOT the guy on the sex tape, has been found on the same exact spot as, the guy on the sex tape. A forensics expert made the claim, while the defense claims that it’s not on the same, exact spot as the Pied Piper. We’ll see how this turns out.

Busta Rhymes Bodyguard Killed Queens – Another one of Busta Rhymes’ bodyguards has been killed in Queens, Jermaine Williams. He was found in the backseat of his SUV with several gunshot wounds. Busta is currently on tour overseas.

05.28
08

New R&B Releases: Usher – Here I Stand

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Four years after his highly successful as well as controversial album, Confessions, the King of R&B is back to take the throne. Promising for a more grown-up and mature feel, this latest project will feature production from Polow Da Don, Jermaine Dupri, The Dream, Dre & Vidal and a host of other all-stars. The God MC Jay-Z and wifey Beyonce make guest appearances on the album, as well as Young Jeezy on the single, “Love In This Club.”

05.28
08

R. Kelly Trial Adjourned Due To Surprise Witness

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R. Kelly’s child pornography trial was adjourned today after the singer’s lawyer revealed he received a call from a potential informant.

Judge Vincent Gaughan said attorneys needed time to depose the man, who potentially could impeach someone else’s testimony.

Kelly, 41, has pleaded not guilty to 14 counts of child pornography for allegedly videotaping himself having sex with an underage girl. He faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.

Kelly’s current single, “Hair Braider” is from his upcoming album due in July

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