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The bad news is that Ashley Greene and her lawyers will sue you to kingdom come if you publish them on the internet, as The Sun reports:
The 38-year-old rapper, whose real name is Corey Miller, shot and killed 16-year-old Steve Thomas during a brawl at a nightclub.
The jury reached the 10-2 verdict at lunchtime this afternoon (August 11) after just one and half days of deliberations.
Georg Kindel of World Awards Media GmbH said negotiations are ongoing with networks over rights to broadcast what's being billed as Jackson's main global tribute, and the pop legend's brother Jermaine is assembling the lineup of about 10 "of the biggest artists of our time."
Cowell, heading into the final year of his current "Idol" contract, hinted in the spring that he might leave the show at the end of his deal. But early in the summer, he entered negotiations with Fox for a new pact.
Save Me, San Francisco hearkens back to the band's early days in the mid-'90s, when they first formed in the city by the bay. This album marks the restoration of Train's original line-up, including vocalist Pat Monahan, guitarist Jimmy Stafford and drummer Scott Underwood, since 2003's platinum offering, My Private Nation.
"I think taking time away from each other really made the heart grow fonder," frontman Pat Monahan says of the break. "We realized how important we were to one another and taking a few years off helped us all really look at ourselves and what we could contribute to this band." - more on this story
The 22-year-old singer, songwriter and musician recorded the album's 12 songs in Brooklyn with her producer and songwriting collaborator, Camus Celli, who has worked with such diverse artists as David Byrne and Gavin DeGraw.
With Taking Back Brooklyn, the fiery young artist takes listeners on a journey through her struggles and triumphs growing up in the culturally mixed, low-income neighborhood of Sunset Park. Effortlessly shifting from spitting boastful rhymes to unleashing cathartic melodies, Krista's emotionally raw lyrics are brought to life by a blend of hard-edged rock, street-wise rap and engaging pop. The dynamic, genre-defying sound reflects the diversity of Krista's musical influences, which range from escapist rock (Evanescence and Linkin Park) to early female MCs (Salt-n-Pepa, Queen Latifah) and sassy R&B (Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys). - more on this story
No stranger to making head nodding production, !llmind's latest effort showcases how he can flip any song and still shine as if he was the original producer. The official remix album is mixed by DJ Icewater (of The Pharcyde) and boasts 18 exclusive remixes featuring an eclectic array of artists from Common, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, The Roots, and Masta Ace to John Legend, Slum Village, and many more. Also included are four exclusive tracks from !llmind's own group, Fortilive (!llmind, Slo-Mo, and Mushmouf).
Musically, !llmind's Official Remix Album works perfectly to display the producer's skills. Each song smoothly transitions into the next while showcasing !llmind's ability to span a wide variety of musical genres. Common's "I Want You Remix" navigates from a scratch heavy intro to a melodic chorus with congas and guitar licks rounding out the beat, while the stabbing bassline and in-the-pocket drum programming of John Legend's "Ordinary People Remix" undoubtedly brings up J-Dilla nostalgia. While the The Official Remix Album features a number of mainstream aritsts, !llmind makes sure not to stray too far from hip-hop's roots, including the "Conflict Remix," featuring rhyme veterans Masta Ace and Guru of seminal rap group Gangstarr. The album ends with a bang - four bangs to be exact - as !llmind premiers a series of exclusive Fortilive tracks in anticipation of their forthcoming 2010-scheduled debut album.
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Drake, the red-hot rap phenom from Canada signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money imprint, gives the Williams brothers two in the Top 6, as his red-hot single, "Best I Ever Had," remains at #2. In all, Cash Money boasts four singles in the Top 25, including Birdman and Young Money.
In addition to its well-documented success with Lil Wayne and its first rock signing, Kevin Rudolf, Cash Money is now breaking such international talent as Jay Sean, a British-born Indian, who began performing at age 11 and spawned a series of hits in the U.K. like "Eyes on You" and "Stolen." He is already a multi-platinum pop star in India, thanks to an appearance in the hit 2005 Bollywood film, Kya Kook Hain Hum, as well as in Poland, Portugal, Romania and Bulgaria. - more if you can stomach it
First single "Dollhouse" is an uptempo empowerment anthem that shows off Renea's airy vocals and earnest, endearing lyrics. Over a bouncy 4/4 beat from Benny Blanco (Britney Spears, 3OH!3) and Lil' Ronnie (Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly), Renea sings fiercely for relationship independence and chides an insensitive, indifferent partner with the line "I ain't a doll, this ain't a dollhouse!". "Dollhouse" bears Renea's immediacy and relevance, the two hallmarks that distinguish her from scores of aspiring singers and elevated her to an internet sensation.
On August 28 & 29, Reed along with Dig Deeper will present The Brooklyn Soul Festival at the Bell House. The festival, which was co-curated by Reed and Dig Deeper, will feature two nights of performances by legendary soul singers from around the country, including Barbara Lynn, Roscoe Robinson, Hermon Hitson, Otis Clay and Maxine Brown.
Brooklyn-based favorites, Les Savy Fav, will perform and host the opening night on Wednesday September 9th. Upcoming shows will feature performances by: Boss Hog, Rasputina, Mayer Hawthorne, Titus Andronicus, The Raincoats, The Spits, Mucca Pazza, Melissa Auf der Maur, cEvin Key, A Wilhelm Scream, Helado Negro, Maps and Atlases, No Neck Blues Band, Dub Trio, Smokey's Secret Family and much more to be announced.
Upcoming special events include this year's Williamsburg Fashion Week's Fashion and Arts Premiere, the Miss LEZ Pageant and the Royal Flush Film Festival.
"What I'm into at the moment", says Calvin Harris, "is the idea of stadium dance. Playing football stadiums with massive riffs, big hands-in-the-air moments." A bold ambition, but such boldness is justified, coming from a man who ascended from the bedroom to the big time.
Calvin has come a long way since his trademark sound took over the charts in 2007. Now a sought after producer, international DJ and bonafide star, Calvin has picked up awards, collaborated with everyone from Kylie Minogue to Example, clocked up record sales well in excess of a million copies and sold out tours across the UK. Now he brings us the soundtrack for the end of summer 2009. - more on this story
Recorded in both New York City and Australia – and spots in between; "'Til the Windows Rattle Off," for example, was recorded and programmed in Malaysia, during some downtime at a festival at which the duo was performing – Best Crisis Ever is an intricately designed, lovingly crafted album, full of unexpected electronic bleeps and blurts nestled alongside Ra's wordplay, Dana's warm voice, which is in itself a versatile instrument that adds an alluring depth and charm to Ra's complex, detailed production.
Fruit is a musical rollercoaster of happy soul and kaleidoscopic pop triumphs, which includes "Around The Bend" of Apple iPod Touch commercial fame, the more melancholic, teetering-on-trippy track "Satellite," and "Lady Jesus" a deliciously-groovy song with an insatiable sing-a-long chorus that will get stuck in your head for days.