According to Gyant over at Sohh.com Nelly’s latest album ‘Brass Knuckles’ is about to bomb. A Universal source disclosed the following information. “The estimate as of today is around 43k copies sold in the United States.” When I think about Nelly’s past astronomical first week sales, and then look at the first week sales figure above for his fourth album I feel to weep for him. Sign of the times I guess…. However I can’t say I’m surprised. The singles released so far from ‘Brass Knuckles’ have all failed to create […]
Producer Rodney Jerkins talks about Janet and her release from Island Def Jam. Via Rap-up.com Janet is currently touring the States playing in front of sell out audiences. She still has a die hard fan base, and is armed with a multitude of classics under her belt. She is better off going it a lone. Island Def Jam/ her beau Jermaine Dupri didn’t have a clue when it came to Janet’s career! This was made clear when Jermaine produced this crap for Janet and encouraged this ill-fated collaboration…..
After her first solo album flopped and she was subsequently dropped from her label (Polydor), singer Alesha Dixon has been given a second chance via Asylum Records…. Via BBC News Strictly Come Dancing champion Alesha Dixon says she feels “blessed” to be releasing a solo album after previously being dropped by her record label. The 29-year-old, who was in girl group Mis-Teeq, was dropped as a solo artist by Polydor in 2006 before being offered a new contract after winning the show. […]
Miners in Lesotho have discovered a huge gem stone which may become the largest ever polished diamond. The stone weighs 478 carats and is the 20th largest rough diamond ever found, said Gem Diamonds. The company said the uncut rock was recovered recently from the Letseng mine, owned by the company in Lesotho. The diamond, which is as yet unnamed, has the potential to yield a 150 carat cut stone, and could sell for tens of millions of dollars, the company said. […]