New album

I’M SO EXCITED… JAY-Z TEAMS UP WITH SAMSUNG – ‘MAGNA CARTA HOLY GRAIL’ COMMERCIAL

The mighty Shawn Carter aka Jay-Z aka J-Hova aka Hov aka elder statesmen aka just plain annoying has teamed up with the even mightier Samsung.  The rapper’s 12th album will be available to Samsung Galaxy users 72 hours before its official release on July 4th. The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung paid $5 for each album download, which means Jay-Z will be the first artist to have a platinum album before it’s  been released. *rolls eyes* Anyway check out the commercial below announcing Jay-Z’s earth []

ALL I CAN DO IS LAUGH: KANYE WEST SETS UP TWITTER ACCOUNT

It’s just been brought to my attention that rapper Kanye West has apparently set up his very own Twitter account. I find this news extremely funny because last year Kanye was very vocal in his dislike of Twitter and wrote on his website, “DON’T HAVE A F****** TWITTER… WHY WOULD I USE TWITTER??? I ONLY BLOG 5 PERCENT OF WHAT I’M UP TO IN THE FIRST PLACE. I’M ACTUALLY SLOW DELIVERING CONTENT BECAUSE I’M TOO BUSY ACTUALLY BUSY BEING CREATIVE MOST OF THE TIME AND IF []

ALBUM REVIEW: PRINCE – 20TEN

Well… I listened to Prince’s highly anticipated new album 20TEN yesterday…. The tracks sound like they were recorded back in 1985, rejected and then left to gather dust in a vault. Fast forward 25 years later and Prince one day decides to unlock the vault, dusts off each track, changes the lyrics to suit the times and there you have it folks – 20TEN!!! Perhaps Prince’s intention was to take us back to the old days with these new tracks, but the []

UK MUSIC: TY – ‘EMOTIONS’

“Emotions” featuring Sarina Leah and Shaun Escoffery (release date 16th March 2010), is the debut single from UK hip hop legend Ty’s forthcoming album “Special Kind of Fool” on BBE. An uplifting bubbler featuring Ty’s trademark candor and inimitable flow, it’s an infectious dance floor music track, with depth. Look out for the remixes from heavyweight producers including Daz-I-Kue, Waajeed, Dego (4Hero) and Akwasi.   “Emotions” is also Mista Jam’s “Jam Hot” single of the week, and he will be chatting to Ty on his Radio 1Xtra []

NEW MUSIC: R.KELLY FT TYRESE, ROBIN THICKE & THE DREAM – ‘PREGNANT’

‘Pregnant’ is taken from R.Kelly’s new album ‘Untitled’ which dropped today. This is a typical Robert Kelly track. Sex, the club, his crew, and the woman he desires. Standard fare! But I really like it. I’m sorry but I do! However I don’t understand why he felt the need to include The Dream on this track. That man should be banned from singing and should just stick to producing. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

SUSAN BOYLE MAKES UK CHART HISTORY

Singer Susan Boyle has made UK Chart history and gone straight in at No.1. The Britain’s Got Talent runner-up has sold 410,000 copies (first week) of her debut album I Dreamed A Dream. Simon Cowell who is extremely happy and rubbing his hands together like Fagan from Oliver Twist said, he was proud of Boyle and added that the success could not have happened to a nicer person.