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PHARRELL TO DELIVER MUSIC INDUSTRY SPEECH

Digital Spy reports that producer/artist Pharrell Williams will deliver a keynote speech at the MidemNet conference in Cannes, France. Williams will discuss the music industry and it’s future, which at this very point in time isn’t looking too bright! I wonder if he plans on writing the speech himself……

ESTELLE ‘UPSETS’ FANS ON NEW YEARS EVE?

Rumour has it that UK “songtress”/rapper Estelle upset her Australian fans on New Years Eve, after her performance at Australia’s grand hotel Palazzo Versace’s “Unmasked” New Year’s Eve ball. Sources have told website Str8 NYC  that the West Londoner kept photographers waiting for 45 minutes and only sang four songs when she eventually appeared on stage at midnight. Fans apparently forked out $600.00 to see Estelle perform four tracks, and she earned $100,000 for less than an hours work. I doubt that the folks who were in []

UK MUSIC NEWS: WILEY SAYS CHIPMUNK AND TINCHY STRYDER HAVE SOLD OUT

Check it out! Some hot UK “beef” to take us in to the new year….. Via Digital Spy Grime star Wiley has claimed that fellow artists including Tinchy Stryder and Chipmunk have abandoned their roots. The rapper, who reached number two with single ‘Wearing My Rolex’ last year, claimed that underground movements in other genres have been more commercially successful without selling out. “If we’d all stayed together we could have seen a bit more power,” he told the Daily Star. “Hip-hop and drum []

CHRIS BROWN SAYS HE IS BEING BLACKBALLED BY THE INDUSTRY

Chris Brown is a frustrated and angry young man. His new album Graffiti is estimated to shift around 100,000 units in it’s first week and Chris is livid! This is what he said via Twitter this evening, thx again to my real fans. u dont go unnoticed .love yall about 4 hours ago from mobile web im not biting my tongue about shit else… the industry can kiss my ass about 4 hours ago from  mobile web  WTF… yeah i said it and []

R.KELLY SET TO ‘WRITE’ TELL ALL BOOK

Robert Kelly isn’t going to reveal anything so save your hard earned cash when the book’s released folks! Anyway the Pied Piper of R&B says,  I’m writing this book as Robert, not R. Kelly. I’m tired of being misunderstood. I will show you the tears, fears, and sweat. I will open my heart and reveal the good in my life as well as all the drama. I want to tell it like it is.” Kelly’s latest album Untitled sold a measley 114,200 units in it’s first []

NEW MUSIC: SADE – ‘SOLDIER OF LOVE’

Yes she is back! Singer Sade is set release her new album Soldier Of Love on February 8th 2010 and this is the first single off the album, which is also titled Soldier Of Love. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN I’m not a die hard Sade fan – never have been. But I have liked the odd track and I like Soldier Of Love.  I might even check out the new album when it drops in February. Visit Sade’s Official Website [Thanks Y2K Daily] Your thoughts please. Hit or []

VIDEO: TIM WESTWOOD INTERVIEWS 50 CENT

50 Cent is currently in the UK promoting his new album Before I Self Destruct, and recently sat down and spoke to the ‘Big Dawg’ Tim Westwood. Forget old Fiddy just watch and listen to Tim. HILARIOUS!!!! He really is Hip Hop’s Peter Pan. He will never grow up! Oh my goodness Tim!  You’re over 50 years old now son! ha ha ha ha!