Up-and-coming rapper Safaree Samuels, who once toted luggage for his ex-girlfriend, rapper Nicki Minaj, is releasing his EP mixtape in April. One of the songs on the mixtape is reportedly dedicated to pseudo singer K. Michelle’s butt. As you know, K. Michelle once famously referred to daytime talk show host Tamar Braxton as a muppet.
Rappers have a love/hate relationship going with their tour DJs. A DJ can either bring the noise or bring the curtains down on a show if they mess up the tracks during a rap concert. On Thursday, Lil Wayne abruptly ended his concert at Nova Southeastern University and stalked off the stage when the DJ messed up a track off Weezy’s mixtape, Sorry 4 the Wait 2, an apology to his fans for the delay in the release his album Tha Carter IV.
G.O.O.D./Def Jam artist Big Sean squeaked by rap/rocker Kid Rock to score his first #1 album on the Billboard charts. Sean’s album Dark Sky pushed 180K in sales.
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— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) March 1, 2015
Musician Kanye West surprised his followers on social media by dropping the title of his 8th Studio album, So Help Me God. Only Kanye knows what the album cover art means. The art is a diamond with roman numeral M’s at the corners. Each M represents 1,000 — if that means anything to you.
Singer Ledisi‘s fans protested when the Grammy’s chose burlesque singer Beyonce to sing the Negro spiritual “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” from the movie ‘Selma’. The song was originally performed with raw emotion by Ledisi. But the hand of fate intervened during Beyonce’s Grammy performance and her opening notes fell flat as Bey struggled with her limited vocal range. She was never able to fully recover after flubbing her opening notes. Most social media users agreed that Beyonce’s version paled in comparison to Ledisi’s excellent cover of Mahalia Jackson‘s “Precious Lord” in the movie ‘Selma’.
Watch the video after the break.
R&B singer D’Angelo put his substance abuse and legal problems behind him for a stirring comeback performance on Saturday Night Live.
Code Red is the title of R&B Diva Monica Brown‘s eighth studio album. The singer announced her new album on social media on Thursday.