The latest edition of the DJ Drama-assisted mixtape series clocks in at 15 tracks, with Lil Wayne delivering his own new verses over some of the year's biggest tracks.
Some of the featured tracks included Lil Uzi Vert's "XO Tour Llif3" and Post Malone's "Rockstar," with the latter featuring Nicki Minaj. Check out Wayne's new mixtape and download it for free here. Read morehere.
"This year has been a series of new and tough challenges for those of us close and loyal to Yog, not least of which was steeling ourselves this month, to hear 'Last Christmas' and 'December Song' streaming out of shops, cars, and radios, as it has done for decades, knowing he's no longer here with us, missing him," reads the message, referring to the singer by his famous nickname.
"This Christmas will be hard without him, but we know that we are not alone in our mourning the anniversary of his loss, and that the sadness of our wider family, and true friends, is shared by many of you." Read morehere.
The song is the lead single from the Detroit rapper's recently released ninth studio album Revival. The visual features multiple clones of Slim Shady, banging away on typewriters.
However, Beyonce does not appear in the new clip. Watch Em's latest, which contains explicit lyrics,here.
The rapper jumped on social media to share the surprisingly tender holiday song. Bare-chested and wearing a small fortune in jewelry around his neck, Swae Lee crooned the new tune in genuine and heartfelt fashion.
"I wrote y'all a Christmas Carol enjoy," he captioned the clip. "And merry Christmas." Fans response to the song have been overwhelmingly positive, with many calling for a full-blown studio version of the track in time for next Christmas. Watch the videohere.
Bryan shared the amazing moment on Instagram with a video of the moment he delivered the baby kangaroo to his unknowing wife, Caroline. The lavish Christmas morning scene in the Bryan household looks plucked from a movie, with the pajama-clad country star joking that he got his wife two 'designers purses' as she sits blindfolded on a couch.
The moment she opens the bag for the pair of surprisingly calm and exceedingly cute kangaroos to emerge is one not to be missed. Watch it and read morehere.
Drake charted all 22 songs from More Life in addition to two more -- breaking the record for most singles charted at once by a Hot 100 artist. Still, Kendrick managed a clean sweep (and won the chart's top spot).
"Humble" debuted at number one and "DNA" is not far behind at number four. The other songs include 'Loyalty" (14), 'Element" (16), 'Love" (18), 'Yah" (32), 'XXX" (33), 'Feel" (35), 'Pride" (37), 'Lust" (42), 'Fear" (50), 'Blood" (54), 'God" (58) and 'Duckworth" (63). Read morehere.
Behold, Queen Elizabeth in a glittering Gucci bodysuit. There she is in thigh-high green boots and an ostrich feather stole, heading into the studio. In the images, the monarch retains her signature hats and unflappable expression, contrasted with Rihanna's irreverent personal style. What's not to love?
However, NME notes that some Rihanna followers weren't so pleased, calling the display "disrespectful." "Its rude you know," one responder said. 'This is not funny. She's someone's grandma. Imagine if its yours' Maybe research her life before you take the piss, she had no choice to become the monarch, she's not even entitled to have individual opinions or be an individual or even her own birth name!" See some of the photoshere.
The distinction comes on the heels of Views and the success of "One Dance," which the organization named 2016's best-selling single. Views made the third-place spot for best-selling album.
Drake ranks just ahead of David Bowie, Coldplay, Adele and Justin Bieber--and the report has good news for the music industry, reports Pollstar. Last year, revenue from recorded music was up 5.9 percent compared to 2015, thanks to high-profile releases like Views and Adele's 25. This marks the fastest rate of growth since streaming and downloading became a thing 20 years ago. Read morehere.
The Tampa Police Department provided the following statement to Billboard regarding the incident: "During an after party event, Mr. Brown and his crew came into the club for a 'showing' for which he was paid.
"Mr. [Benny] Vines is a photographer for Club Aja. As he was taking photos, Vines reported Mr. Brown 'sucker punched' him for allegedly taking photos. By the time officers were contacted and arrived, Mr. Brown left the scene. Mr. Vines wishes to prosecute for a minor laceration to his lip. Medical attention was refused. Investigation continues." Read morehere.
"I took, like, a month and then started to realize I like doing stuff, so I got a little bored," Styles explained Carson Daly during an interview on 97.1 AMP Radio via Radio.com.
He also revealed that he wanted to go in a different musical direction with his solo effort. "The last couple of One Direction records we made on the road and that was amazing and a lot of fun," he explained. 'And I think for me, I just wanted to kind of, more so than be different from that, I just wanted to get out of somewhere where I had all my friends and where I'd want to go for dinner at a certain time. I just didn't want to get distracted. I kind of just wanted to very much immerse myself in doing it."
While band members Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry have known for years, Cook revealed his decision to step back from touring with the group April 29 in a prepared statement to The Tennessean.
'This disease robs you of your coordination, your balance, and causes tremors," Cook wrote. 'For me, this has made it extremely frustrating to try and play guitar, fiddle or sing. I've tried not to burden anyone with the details of my condition because I do not want the music to stop or the party to end, and that won't change no matter what. Let me say, I'm not calling it quits but sometimes our bodies dictate what we have to do, and mine is telling me it's time to take a break and heal." Read morehere.
For McCune's third and final lecture, he covered West's 2016 mental breakdown and hospitalization in a class titled, Name One Genius That Ain't Crazy: Kanye West and the Politics of Self-Diagnosis, according to Hypebeast.
"I want to give people permission to be enraged. Give people permission to be upset, to be angry, to be frustrated," McCune explained. "Give people permission to have moments where they break. Give people permission to have moments where they experience depression. I want to give them permission to have those moments without being characterized as being some type of deviant figure in the community." Read morehere.
This exclamation led to numerous fan responses, such as one who wrote, "Thats what some1 who has Katy Perry in his basement would say….." Perry decided to join in on the fun, begging, "Can u let me out of this basement pls."
Phillippe quickly responded with a straightforward, "never." The entire exchange concluded when Perry sweetly apologized for getting the actor swept up in the Hollywood rumor mill. Check out the postshere.
Tyga chatted with reporters about his new music as he was leaving Avenue Nightclub in Los Angeles at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday (April 13). Shortly after he started driving his car, cops pulled him over.
Reporters asked the rapper why he was being put in the back of a police car and he responded that it was because he had paper plates on his car. Indeed, he did have paper plates on the Mercedes G Wagon he was driving. Apparently, that's not why he was taken down to the station. It seems officers suspected he was driving under the influence, as TMZ captured on film.
When the artist was released an hour and a half later with an unidentified moving violation, he didn't have much to say. According to reports, law enforcement sources determined that Tyga wasn't under the influence, but apparently they still issued him a traffic ticket. Watch the videohere.
Leonard and Harrington claim Sheeran copied "Amazing," a song they wrote that was released in 2012 by X Factor winner Matt Cardle. The songwriters accused Sheeran of 'unabashedly taking credit" and copying "Photograph" 'note-for-note" from their song "Amazing."
According to The Guardian, the case was dismissed by an order signed by judge James Selna at a California court on Monday after an agreement was reached. The amount of the settlement was not disclosed. Read more and listen to both songshere.
"Tapestry" spent an impressive 15 weeks at the top of the chart but also spent 302 consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 in addition to 16 other appearances for a total of 318 weeks.
King's record was broken by Adele's 21st, which just earned it 319th week on the chart, where it has appeared every week since it entered at No. 1 in March 2011. Read morehere.
Knight has known 'for many years that Reggie Wright Jr. and his ex-wife Sharitha were behind the murder of Tupac and attempted murder of Knight," the affidavit states.
Knight also alleges that Wright was involved in the Notorious B.I.G.'s murder. The fresh statements are reportedly inspired by a new film about the murders. The documentary Tupac Assassination: Battle for Compton explores the theory that Sharitha and Wright were behind the plot--which was connected to an attempted coup at Death Row Records. Read morehere.
Ross and his bodyguard were sentenced to five years probation for the June 2015 attack, where two claimants argued that the two men pistol-whipped them at Ross' home, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
According to the sentence, Ross cannot use alcohol or drugs, must take anger management classes, have no contact with the victims and can't own firearms.
Ross took to social media to express his relief at the trial's outcome, writing, "God is Great." The rapper apparently is also already ready to get back to work, posting, "back to da money." Check out the postshere.
Lambert faced stiff competition from other top selling stars like Carrie Underwood, Kacey Musgraves, Kelsea Ballerini, and Maren Morris. Miranda said the following during her acceptance speech "I'm just glad to see females kicking ass these days. I'm so proud to be part of that."
Miranda also made history with her fifth consecutive nomination in the ACM Album of the Year Category and this year took home the award for her double album "The Weight Of Wings".
While reading the book Grohl discovers several photos including one where, as a child, he's seen wearing a cowboy hat and pants that appear to be pooched out by a rather full diaper.
Another photo that Grohl wishes hadn't made the book shows the rocker as a pre-teen. "When I see the photo of me with a Scott Baio haircut," says Grohl, "that's not conducive to my rock and roll rebel image." Read morehere.
The item will anchor Julien's Auctions' upcoming sale in New York City. The 'Music Icons 2017" auction will occur May 20, at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square.
Lennon wrote several of the Beatles hits in the Surrey mansion he shared with his first wife Cynthia. The artwork features a bass drum with the LP's title across it. The drawing is estimated to sell for between $40,000 and $60,000. Read morehere.
For the encore, the band played 'Last Living Soul" and 'Kids With Guns" before closing with the 2001 classic, "Clint Eastwood." Collaborators Peven Everett, Posdnuos of De La Soul, Jamie Principle and Kali Uchis appeared onstage through the concert.
During "Clint Eastwood," Damon Albarn invited a fan onstage to rap Del The Funky Homosapien's part on "Clint Eastwood, but the lady said she was "tripping balls" and overcome with stage fright. Albarn let her "hang out," anyway.
The band's full U.S. tour kicks off July 8 in Chicago, after their Demon Dayz festival in the UK See footage from the historic NYC showhere.
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