1st week sales figures for rap mogul T.I. Harris’ 9th studio album, Paperwork (Grand Hustle/Columbia Records), beat estimated projections.
Rap mogul T.I. introduced Detroit rapper Dej Loaf during his live chat with Hot 97′s Ebro Rosenberg on Tuesday. T.I. was in NY to promote his new album Paperwork, in stores now.
Hardcore Outkast fans will rock out with their faves for the next 3 nights at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta.
Outkast brings the much-awaited 20th Anniversary Tour to their hometown beginning tonight, Friday, September 26, through Sunday, Sept. 28.
7th grader Riley Burruss covers Tiffany Evans‘ original song “I’ll Be There”. Riley is the daughter of RHOA star Kandi Burruss and industry veteran Russell “Block” Spencer of Block Entertainment. Riley has a strong voice for a kid so young. It’s hard to believe she’s only 12-years-old. She sounds a little nervous performing in front of a crowd, but her raw talent is unmistakeable.
Watch the video after the break.
Songbird Mariah Carey seems to be blaming her manager and producer Jermaine Dupri for the poor performance of her current album.
Mariah’s unfortunately named album, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse, sold a measly 83,000 total albums in the US. That wasn’t good enough for the 45-year-old Diva who has 17 top ten albums to her credit.
After dropping her lesbian anthem single titled “She” last month, R&B Diva Keyshia Cole released the album cover for her upcoming studio offering, Point of No Return. Keyshia, who insists she’s divorcing her husband Daniel “Booby” Gibson, kicked off her “Point of No Return” tour in Rochester, NY, on July 12.
Singer Robin Thicke dedicated his current album, Paula, to winning back his estranged wife, Paula Patton. But so far his best efforts have fallen flat with his fans and Patton. According to early sales figures, Paula will move only 25,000 copies in the U.S., and has sold a paltry 530 copies in the UK.