"Chris Brown manager call my manager last night and said the fight is off and he's not signing contract. Don't ask me about the s--- no more," Soulja Boy revealed to fans on Twitter.
While Brown has not publicly announced that he will not enter the ring, it appears that he did, indeed, refuse to sign the contract. When a fan asked if the fight was still on, Soulja Boy revealed that it was Brown who decided against it. "Nah he acting like a b----. Won't sign the boxing contract," Soulja Boy tweeted. Read morehere.
At the start of the video FGL's Tyler Hubbard says he's about to meet his wife on the beach while the camera cuts to a homemade video of bandmate Brian Kelley telling his wife that he loves her.
Then, all five members of the Backstreet Boys share the surprises they have in store for their wives later that night. The homemade video clips of each man sharing a special day with his lady are spliced together with the seven singers seated around a snow covered bonfire as they sing the romantic track.
"God, Your Mama and Me" is Florida Georgia Line's latest single off their most recent album, Dig Your Roots. The fact that BSB are featured on the track is a dream come true for the duo, who cite the band as an early influence.
'Gotta take it all the way back to sixth grade. My first concert at the House of Blues in Orlando, Florida, was ' Backstreet Boys," Kelley admitted in a press release. 'We've been digging our roots and influences, and paying homage to what's gotten us here. When I first heard it, it sounded like a modern-day Backstreet Boys song. We got to know Nick [Carter] and the boys really well and are blessed to have them on this track."
'Well, this makes a lot of sense why we are a duo," Hubbard reasoned. 'I was also in the sixth grade and remember going to the record store to buy my first CD ' Backstreet Boys!" Watch the videohere.
The rapper was in Queens, New York last Friday (February 17) when a man allegedly attempted to punch him. A video posted to Twitter shows this man being arrested.
Big Sean says the man tried to hit him off guard. He added that the assailant had been released from a mental hospital and was off his medication. Big Sean says he hopes the man is 'getting the proper treatment he needs." Read morehere.
Bots make money by scooping up tickets as soon as they go on sale and then selling them to fans for an inflated amount. "All of this is fraud," he said about scalping bots (via Billboard).
In the past, Church has tried things like paperless ticketing and better screening his fan club purchases since high-end seats are often available there first. "We're getting better at identifying who the scalpers are," Church added about this new method of canceling suspicious bulk purchases. Read morehere.
Although he remained tight-lipped about when exactly fans could expect Lil Wayne's highly anticipated album, he did share that it was coming soon. "You will get it this year," Birdman said about Tha Carter V. "Me and Wayne will be aight. Imma make that work. That's my son and I love him, and we'll make it happen."
Besides working on dropping the highly anticipated project, Birdman also said there might be a Young Money reunion tour in the works. "Really, Nicki [Minaj] been trying to do it, we all want to do it but we'll see how it turn out around the summertime," he said. Read morehere.
They tweeted a video of McGuire drumming along to the Chainsmokers' "Paris" and said he'd join them on the road. "Best cover ever," the duo posted. 'Matt McGuire is joining us on our #MDNOTour! Welcome to the Chainsmokers Matt! We found him online from his covers! So it's only right we announce this with his amazing Paris cover."
McGuire has also covered tracks by Twenty One Pilots, Skrillex, Rock Ross and more. On his YouTube page, the Aussie wrote "I'VE OFFICIALLY JOINED FORCES WITH THE CHAINSMOKERS!! THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR BELIEVING IN ME!!" See the band's new-drummer announcementhere.
'Can I say that the one concert I went to last year [was Little Mix]. I didn't go to any gigs and I was in Milan and I'm a Little Mix fan girl. Who isn't [a secret Little Mix fan]?
"I rarely meet boys now who don't like Little Mix, they just have hit upon hit, there's not a song that comes out that I'm not like, 'Oh, that's gonna be in my head for a month now.' They're always on point." Check out the coverhere.
The tour kicks off on March 31 in Houston and ends May 7 in Miami. Along the way, 21 Savage will hit the Phoenix Lights Festival, Columbus' #Fest, and DC's Broc Fest. In total, the Issa Tour will make 29 stops.
"21 Savage personifies the Outbreak brand," Steven Ljubicic, General Manager for the Outbreak Tour, wrote in a press release. 'He's really in his moment, and we're ecstatic to be a part of the biggest headlining tour of his career.
"With the addition of Young M.A, this is a golden ticket for fans across the U.S. to experience these artists who are helping shape the voice of hip-hop today." See the dateshere.
Asked who she spent Valentine's Day with, Lopez cheekily responded that she spent it with her audience because she'd performed that evening. Ellen put up a picture of Drake and Lopez, and asked about after the show. "No, he's off on tour right now," she said.
"I don't date younger men," Lopez explained. "It's not like you have to be younger. It's not about that. I just meet people and if I go out with them, I got out with them. And if I like them and I like them. If I don't, I don't. It's about the person. It's about who they are. It has nothing to do with age." Read morehere.
The effect-filled clip takes place at the fictional amusement park "Oblivia" and features Americana-themed rides that aren't so perfect: There are little houses dangling from strings that spin a little too rapidly, a heart-shaped rollercoaster with a piece of track missing and a swing called "No Place Like Home," which scoops up couples and flings them high into the air.
Also look for a hamster wheel on which participants run until the collapse from exhaustion, and a 3D movie that stars guest Skip Marley, who literally pops out of the screen.
"Chained to the Rhythm" was shot during three days in January at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. the clips was directed by GRAMMY-winner Matthew Cullen (Jay-Z, Beck), who also helmed the videos for "Dark Horse" and "California Gurls." It was produced by Danny Lockwood, Rob Newman, Ben Leiser and Javier Jimenez. Watch the cliphere.
Now, the song is available in full under a new title, "2 LOVIN U." DJ Premier issued a press release to confirm what fans are listening to is the original song and dropped the audio on SoundCloud.
"The snippet you heard on Miguel's Instagram, mine is the original," said Premier. "Miguel and I were vibing at a session and just really seeing what we could come up with. What we came up with was a dope, but a rough version of what you hear today. Miguel and I had deadlines and we never got around to finishing it. We both really believed in this version of the track and we both felt very strongly that it needed to come out and be released as a single. Miguel and I approached the label about releasing it and everyone was on-board." Listenhere.
Last week Kesha filed a motion containing an email exchange between Dr. Luke and Kesha's manager Monica Cornia which painted the producer as insensitive to the singer's concerns about her weight.
In that exchange, Corina tells Luke that Kesha was in tears over his comments regarding her breaking a juice cleanse. Dr. Luke expressed concern that "A-list songwriters and producers are reluctant to give Kesha their songs because of her weight," and asks the manager to "please keep her on the diet." Corina responds asking the producer be "supportive and helpful rather than critical." Read morehere.