Album

MADONNA: ‘HARD CANDY’ ALBUM COVER

  Source Madonna will drop her new album ‘Hard Candy’ on the the 29th April. The album features contributions from Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and Pharrell Williams. Now on to the album cover… I have a lot of respect for Madonna, she’s a formidable business woman and an icon. She will also turn 50 in August…. This look would have worked during the ‘Blond Ambition’ era (circa 1990) or the ‘Erotica’ era (circa 1992), when she was in her early 30s, but now in 2008, Madonna looks []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: L.A RIED

“We’ll have to see.” (Sohh.com) L.A’s response when asked if Nas’ controversial forthcoming album ‘Nigger’ will appear in stores with that title. A simple yes or no would have sufficed L.A….. (rolling eyes..). He doesn’t have a damn clue. I bet the album’s pushed back and they retitle it ‘The N- Word’.

DEF JAM: WE BACK NAS’ ‘NIGGER’ ALBUM

A representative for Island Def Jam has come forward to dispel growing reports that the label is planning to drop Nas, due to the title of his upcoming controversial CD, Nigger. Reports surfaced this week stating that retailers were refusing to stock the CD. According to reports, if Nas refused to change the title, Island Def Jam, which is a unit of Universal Music Group, was prepared to drop him from the label. “That is absolutely ridiculous and untrue,” an Island Def Jam spokesperson told []

IS DEF JAM ABOUT TO DROP NAS?

  According to insiders, Def Jam bigwigs have given rapper Nas an ultimatium. Change the name of your new album or find a new label home!   Nas is currently refusing to change the name of his upcoming album, ‘Nigger’, and label heads are furious. A label source says,   “There is no way that we can put out an album with that title. Many retailers have already told us – flat out – that they won’t carry an album with that title. If Nas doesn’t change his mind, he’ll be dropped. []