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Page Too Report for 04/21/2017


Prince's 'Deliverance' EP Release In Limbo

A new Prince EP entitled "Deliverance" was scheduled to hit stores today timed to the anniversary of the music icon's death but it may never see the light of day due to a legal challenge.

The EP was previewed with the release of the title track but when Prince's estate took legal action, the song was removed from digital retailers. However, the label behind the release has been allowed by court order to continue selling the track, but the five other unheard songs have been blocked from release, according to Radio.com.

Matthew Wilson, attorney for RMA, a Vancouver, Washington based independent label responsible for the release, issued a statement today regarding the hearing for a temporary restraining order for the sale of the Prince EP and single.

The Federal Court located in Minnesota has temporarily enjoined the release of the remaining unreleased tracks on the 'Deliverance' EP. The court order has not enjoined the released single 'Deliverance.' Therefore the 'Deliverance' single will continue to be sold. Read more here.

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Drake Didn't Receive All His Cash Money Alleges Lawsuit

(Radio.com) The hip hop label Cash Money is facing a new lawsuit that alleges missing profits from the sale of rap superstar Drake's first six studio albums.

According to documents reviewed by Billboard, Aspire Music Group filed the suit against Cash Money co-owners Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams on Monday (April 17) in Manhattan.

Aspire alleges their deal with Cash Money was for one-third of the net royalties on Drake's first six albums and that with the exception of small advances, they have not been paid. Read more here.

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Concert Postponed Due To NBA Playoff Game

(Radio.com) Tim McGraw and Faith Hill fans in Atlanta, Georgia are going to have a wait an extra day to see the superstar duo in their Soul2Soul Tour due to a scheduling conflict with the NBA.

The Atlanta date that was originally on the tour calendar, would've been Saturday, April 22. However, the Atlanta Hawks have made it to the NBA playoffs, and they will be playing against the Charlotte Hornets that night in the Phillips Arena.

The Soul2Soul Tour stop has now be rescheduled and will be taking place the following evening, Sunday, April 23, and all tickets for the original show will be honored. Read more here.

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Charlie Puth Streams New Song 'Attention'

Charlie Puth has released his brand new single entitled "Attention". The song will be one of the tracks that will be featured on his forthcoming sophomore album.

"Attention" was released to all major streaming services and digital music retailers on Thursday following it's premiere the previous night during immersive music experience dubbed "The Attention Room," according to Atlantic Records.

They describe the experience as "a spectacular LED infinity tunnel, soundtracked by 'Attention,' with visuals that were designed to replicate the brain's reaction to receiving attention."

The Attention Room is located at 8017 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles and is now open to the public every day through April 30th. The exhibit can be viewed on weekdays from 7 pm-11 pm and on weekends from 1 pm-11 pm. Check out the new song here.

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Lana Del Rey Reveals Collaboration With Sean Lennon

(Radio.com) Lana Del Rey's fifth studio album, Lust for Life, will arrive sometime this spring. In a recent interview with Dazed, Del Rey spoke at length with Courtney Love about her upcoming record.

During this discussion, the singer revealed that she collaborated with Beatles legend John Lennon's son Sean for one song, "Tomorrow Never Came," on her upcoming album.

When she was writing the song, she explained she thought he would be a good fit for him, but didn't want him to think she chose him because the single has a line about his parents, John Lennon and Yoko Ono (and of the course the title resembles that of the Beatles classic, "Tomorrow Never Knows").

"Actually, I had listened to his records over the years and I did think it was his vibe, so I played it for him and he liked it. He rewrote his verse and had extensive notes, down to the mix. And that was the last thing I did, decision-wise," Del Rey said. Read more here.

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Nicki Minaj Releases Video For 'No Frauds' Featuring Drake and Lil Wayne

(Radio.com) Nicki Minaj has released the official music video for her new single "No Frauds," which features Drake And Lil Wayne, despite some controversy surrounding some of the scenes in the clip.

Directed by Benny Boom, the video begins with Minaj lounging in a crown in a throne room and then cuts to her in front of Big Ben. Later, she hits the club with Drake and sits on a throne alongside Lil Wayne.

The clip somewhat controversially features shots of the Westminster Bridge which Minaj reportedly considered cutting after the recent London terror attack. Watch the video here.

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Video From Kendrick Lamar's Coachella Performance Goes Online

(Radio.com) After debuting his latest studio album last Friday, Kendrick Lamar took the Coachella stage the following Sunday night (April 16) for a headlining set and video from the performance has made its way online.

Lamar performance at the Southern California music festival included some of his new tracks, including "DNA," "ELEMENT," "LUST," "XXX," "HUMBLE" and "GOD."

During the concert, Travis Scott joined Lamar on stage to perform "goosebumps," the collaboration from Birds in the trap Sing McKnight. After, Schoolboy Q showed up to perform 'That Part," while Future served as Lamar's hype man during "Mask Off." Check out a clip of the performance here.

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Selena Gomez And the Weeknd No Longer Camera Shy

(Radio.com) Instagram queen Selena Gomez finally posted a photo of herself with rumored boyfriend The Weeknd last weekend. It's not news to anyone that the two are together, but this is the first time she's posted a photo with her alleged squeeze on her own Instagram. But we've been leading up to this for months.

You'll recall, surely, that she posted a short video of The Weeknd back in January, and in February, the pair was spotted together in Paris. Who could forget their "aquarium adventure" in March, where The Weekend posted an Instagram Story featuring Gomez?

The memory of her standing by the stage as The Weeknd performed in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a few weeks ago still sets our hearts aflutter, and we're sure you feel the same way. The photo of the two of them together at a birthday party from a few days ago? It's almost more than we can take.

So, even though Gomez "can't stand" media anymore, she's posted a photo of herself with the man also known as Abel Tesfaye on her Instagram over the weekend. Sit down and enjoy. See the full photo here.

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Singled Out: Rahn Anthoni's I'll Trust You

Christian Hip Hop and R&B star Rahn Anthoni just released his new single "I'll Trust You" which was written and produced by Dove Award winner Fred Jerkins III. To celebrate we asked Rahn to tell us the deeply personal story behind the track. Here is the story:

Losing Aaron Hatcher, my special needs son, to an alleged abuse by his teachers, led to a song that should have never been written. After suffering a heart attack and having open heart surgery, I didn't want to live. My son Aaron was my all! I told my secrets to him, knowing that he would love me in spite of what I told him. I say this, because he would show his affection to me by touching my head, as if he cared about me regardless of my many mistakes in life.

This song's emotions are telling how I wanted to curse GOD and die, because my only love left me, from an alleged abuse by people we trust. I had to put my Trust in the same GOD who allowed this to happen. I learned it was the teachers who did it, not GOD. That was a hard pill to swallow, but I did it! I'm suffering from it in love. GOD I still TRUST YOU in spite of my pain, and I want the world to know how powerful you are, for allowing me to tell the world and bring awareness to all. I'm able to TRUST as I spread the word of LOVE!

Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself here and learn more about the Rahn right here!

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