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Friday, 05 July 2013 16:39
After taking a first look at Jay-Z‘s Magna Carta Holy Grail album via “Holy Grail” – the smooth collaboration with Justin Timberlake – here’s our second offering: BBC. With Timberlake’s name again on the credits, this is possibly the most star-studded tune on the album, with Nas, Pharrell Williams, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland and Beyonce‘s also featured on (or part of the production process behind) the track. Magna Carta Holy Grail will be available for download online on July 9th, but tell us what you think of the two tracks so far in the comments below.
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 03:28
A day after performing at the BET Awards, Mariah Carey debuts the visual to her #Beautiful Spanglish remix. The R&B diva packs her bags and takes a trip overseas with Miguel as the two embark on a more tranquil setting near the ocean. The vintage-like video follows Carey and the “Adorn” singer as they walk through the streets of Capri, Italy, taking in the lovely scenery. Watch as the pair enjoying their quick getaway, plus footage as they recording the remix in studio. Mariah’s new album, The Art of Letting Go is due later this year. Enjoy.
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 01:33
“Bad” girl, Tiara Thomas just released the first single off of her upcoming EP Dear Sallie Mae. “4 Dollar Bill,” is a track that finds the Indianapolis native, both singing and rapping about promiscuous women, yet again. “Call them $4 dollar bill hoes because I know they not real, they just want the money, money, money, cars, cars, clothes, clothes,” she sings on the follow up to her chart topping - Wale assisted track, Bad. Thomas recently signed to Rico Love’s Division 1 label in a joint deal with Interscope Geffen A&M. Her debut EP Dear Sallie Mae is expected to be released this summer.
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:48
The numbers are in on one of hip-hop’s busiest weeks ever. After battling for shelf space last Tuesday (June 18th), Kanye West’s Yeezus, J. Cole’s Born Sinner and Mac Miller’s Watching Movies with the Sound Off claim the top three spots on the Billboard 200 — and HDD have got the stats. Despite using unorthodox promotional methods, Yeezus earns Kanye his fifth No. 1 with 328,800 first-week sales. Not only falling short of its 360-380k projections, this also marks Mr. West’s lowest first-week performance ever. His previous lowest was The College Dropout, which moved 441,000 copies back in 2004. [Read More]
Monday, 17 June 2013 15:13
Chris Brown pays homage to the late, great Aaliyah on the new single from his upcoming sixth studio album, X. Featuring unreleased vocals from the One in a Million singer, Don’t Think They Know is a gentle, stripped-down R&B record. The video, meanwhile, sees Breezy unite all colors in the troubled city of Compton, complete with holographic images of Aaliyah. X is due out July 16th. Enjoy.
Saturday, 15 June 2013 12:18
It’s been Yeezy season-come-early for the past few hours, but Mac Miller ups the ante for his own June 18th release. In the video for “Watching Movies,” the Most Dope MC blends sexual and religious imagery into one trippy package. Featuring appearances from Jay Electronica, Action Bronson, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Tyler, The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt, Watching Movies with the Sound Off is available to pre-order now. Early reviews of the album have been positive, but how do you think it will perform against Kanye West’s Yeezus and J. Cole’s Born Sinner?
Saturday, 15 June 2013 12:15
Kanye West has talked about his new album Yeezus. Kanye West has previewed Yeezus at listening sessions in New York and Switzerland. Kanye West has performed two songs from Yeezus on Saturday Night Live. Now, you can hear Yeezus in its entirety — illegally. A leak of West's sixth studio album showed up on a password-protected file-sharing service a little after 12:30 pm Friday and is now floating around the internet. The album officially debuts on June 18th. [See More]
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Thursday, 06 June 2013 11:01
Two of R&B’s leading men, Tank and Chris Brown, heat up the club in the new video to their Shots Fired collaboration. Taking on a heavier, trap rap aesthetic, the track which is avilable on iTunes now ($1.99) will appear on Tank’s upcoming solo LP, Piano Dreams. Meanwhile, 3 Kings, the TGT group album also starring Ginuwine and Tyrese, hits stores July 23r. Enjoy.
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 19:39
Miley Cyrus world premiered her newest single "We Can't Stop" and took on the role as co-host of the show with Ellen K while Ryan Seacrest was out. Watch as the two talk about everything from when her album will be released to if she'll go on a long-awaited tour again. Purchase the hot single on iTunes ($1.29 USD) now. Enjoy.
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 19:15
Had enough of MMG Monday? Nope. As promised, Rick Ross gives fans the third release today off the label’s Self Made, Vol. 3 compilation album. On the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League-produced Oil Money Gang, Rozay brings the lyrical big business talk alongside D-Block’s own Jadakiss. A video for the song, along with Rockie Fresh’s “God Is Great” and Wale’s Poor Decisions with Ross and Lupe Fiasco have already been shot. Fans can head to Dre Films’ Instagram and check out some photos on set of all three videos. Maybach Music Group’s Self Made, Vol. 3 arrives August 6th.