January 13, 2011
Yeah it’s that time again….. Check out nominees below via Punchbowl Blog British Male Solo Artist Mark Ronson Sony Music Paul Weller Universal Music Plan B Warner Music Robert Plant Universal Music Tinie Tempah EMI Music British Female Solo Artist Cheryl Cole Universal Music Ellie Goulding Universal Music Laura Marling EMI Music Paloma Faith Sony Music Rumer Warner Music British Breakthrough Act Ellie Goulding Universal Music Mumford & Sons Universal Music Rumer Warner Music Tinie Tempah EMI Music The XX XL Beggars […]
January 11, 2011
I didn’t believe this news when I first came across it but Sumit over at The Hip Hop Chronicle UK assures me it’s true. 50 Cent has signed former X-Factor contestant Gamu Nhengu to his G-Note label. The rapper formed the label in late 2010 for Pop, Dance and R&B artists, and in a statement released today the label revealed that they have renamed Gamu ‘Miss Gamucharai’. “Miss Gamuchirai has been signed to 50 Cent’s new record label, G-Note! G-Note will focus on […]
January 11, 2011
Jay-Z’s biographer Dream Hampton (the woman behind his autobiography Decoded) has written an article about Jay and Beyonce’s relationship. The “revealing” article is featured in the latest issue of Ebony Magazine. This is what a gushing Dream had to say about the power couple. Via Vibe.com “He is her best friend, someone who immediately and implicitly understands her life, not only as a star, but as a hard-working driven artist“ “For all their might as solo power players, their relationship is remarkably […]
January 7, 2011
Well no surprise here…. It’s been announced that singer Jessie J is the winner of Sound of 2011. Click HERE to read more about the up and coming singer. Congratulations Jessie.
January 6, 2011
Rumour has it that Island Def Jam is about to go through some massive changes. The legendary Hip Hop label once home to some of the most respected and successful rappers ever to grace the scene will appparently merge with two other Universal Music subsidiaries, and will axe 70% of its staff. ……………………………………………………………. Sad news if true.
January 4, 2011
Allhiphop.com reports that rapper Gucci Man has been committed to a mental institution in Atlanta following a judge’s recommendation for him to serve jail time for violating the terms of his probation. TMZ.com also reports that the rapper filed for a “Special Plea of Mental Incompetency” during his appearance yesterday (January 3rd), in front of a Fulton, County judge. ……………………………………………………… I don’t know if Gucci is just trying to pull a fast one here, but most of today’s rappers need psychiatric intervention, […]
December 30, 2010
Tabloid rag The Sun reports that the over-rated and over-hyped Cher LLoyd has signed to Jay-Z’s label Roc Nation. A “source” disclosed to the newspaper, “Even though Cher didn’t do terrifically well in the X Factor finals, there’s been a hell of a lot of interest in her. All the labels are on the lookout for sassy, young female artists with bags of attitude, and Cher fits that bill perfectly.” Will.i.am’s backing only intensified the battle to get her signature. After weighing […]
December 29, 2010
The legendary George Clinton is already suing Will.Iam/the Black Eyed Peas backsides for sampling his 1979 song (Not Just) Knee Deep . The suit names Fergie and Will.I.Am, as well as their label for sampling Clinton’s song in a remix of Shut Up from their 2003 album Elephunk, and on a remix featured on the deluxe edition of their 2009 album The E.N.D. Clinton claims that they still used the sample after he had denied permission to use it. Check out the […]
December 24, 2010
A random rapper called in to a radio station and bad mouthed rapper Wale , so what does Wale do? He calls in to the radio station and verbally abuses and threatens the station’s deejays. Towards the end Wale screams that he will visit the station “with his peoples” to discuss the matter further. What a joke! why doesn’t he visit the station by himself? Coward! The deejays must have loved this. Lunatic.
December 23, 2010
Bang Radio 103.6 DJs/personalities Lynikke and Sefa present a jam-packed mixtape with some of your favourite Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae/Dancehall and Funky House tracks mixed by the ladies themselves. ::::::Tracklist:::::: ****HIP HOP & RnB**** Rick Ross – B.M.F Tinchy Stryder ft Giggs, Pro Green, Tinie Tempah, Example, Chipmunk – Game Over Ruff Diamondz, Adot, Envy, CherriV, BabyBlue, RoxXxan, Lioness, Mz Bratt & Lady Leshurr – Game Over Female Takeover (Remix) Busta Rhymes ft Swizz Beatz – Stop The Party Cali Swag District – Teach Me How To Dougie Lloyd Banks […]