The label claims Prince's estate withheld critical information from the negotiating table, reports Variety. When the deal was announced in February, UMG boasted about its new access to Prince's Warner Brothers-era records like Purple Rain and 1999. Four and a half months later, it appears the deal was too good to be true.
Though Prince reportedly regained control of some of his WB catalog, certain key pieces still fall under the old label's control. "Our thorough review has only confirmed that rescission is necessary because of the material misrepresentations and nondisclosures made by the Estate's prior representatives to induce UMG to enter a deal that was immediately contested by [Warner]," read a UMG statement. Read morehere.
Fans can pay their respects between 2 and 5 p.m. Artists like Lil Kim expressed their grief at the 2017 BET Awards Sunday night, while high-profile rappers performed their favorite Prodigy verse on a tribute show.
Em rapped 1995's 'Survival of the Fittest" while Kendrick Lamar did a verse from Prodigy's 2000 solo track 'Genesis," reports Rolling Stone. "I just want to say rest in peace to Prodigy," Em said. 'We love you homie. Hip-hop loves you. You will forever be missed." Read morehere.
The new clip was directed by Jonas Lindstroem and the little homies. the video slowly builds tension as the song progresses, depicting a number of different images.
From a father teaching his son how to hit to burning houses to Lamar punching a man while wearing a t-shirt promoting his new album DAMN. Watch the videohere.
In the new music video, Chris Brown and Future host a wide array of ladies in a mega-mansion, kicking back with bubble baths and after-dark tennis lessons.
Both artists appeared Sunday night during the ceremony: Future played "Mask Off" with Kendrick Lamar and Brown performed new tracks "Privacy" and "Party." Watch the videohere.
Khaled just released the video for "It's Secured," featuring Nas and Travis Scott. In classic Khaled style, "It's Secured" features a car chase, bottle service and plenty of vaping.
Like all the tracks on Grateful, the DJ's newborn son Asahd shares executive producer credit with his proud dad. Last night, Khaled shouted "This my best work! I did it for my son!" Watch the videohere.
The episode was a stacked one with Haim joining Judi Dench, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Jamie Foxx on Norton's red couch following their performance. As the sisters explained, their album release date is a special anniversary for the band as 10 years prior they played their very first concert together.
That first show was at a memorable location so 7/7/07 will be forever etched in their memory as the day they performed at a clown museum. Luckily for the girls, clown museums are no longer part of their tour itinerary.
Norton, who called Haim "one of the coolest rock bands on the planet," also chatted with the sisters following their performance. It was a moment captured in a photo, which Haim describe as "our favorite pic ever taken." Watch Haim perform their new single "Want You Back"here.
She will be starting in Europe and finding her way to the United States, where she'll play Madison Square Garden, L.A.'s The Forum and more arena stops. Shakira's team revealed a full list of dates and tickets go on sale this Friday.
"Thank you all so much for listening to my music in so many places around the world. I can't wait to be onstage again singing along with all of you, all of your favorites and mine. It's going to be fun! The road to El Dorado starts now!" Shakira said in a statement. See the dateshere.
Moore sings the new anthem "Show For You" accompanied by the Chicago Children's Choir to promote the 8th annual Warrior Games which will be taking place in Chicago from June 30th - July 8th. Moore will performing the song at the opening ceremonies on July 1st.We were sent the following details
The video, shot exclusively in the City of Chicago, was the first in a series of videos that will highlight athletes from each service who will participate in the games. U.S. Marine Corps veteran Lance Cpl. Sarah Rudder is featured running through city streets on her running blade prosthetic, passing well known landmarks and being joined by Chicago residents. The video concludes with Rudder and fellow athletes representing each of the U.S. military services and Special Operations Command standing proud in Soldier Field.
"We are very excited to begin promoting the 2017 DoD Warrior Games in Chicago," said U.S. Navy Capt. Brent Breining, director of the 2017 DoD Warrior Games. "These videos will be shown throughout the Chicagoland area with the purpose of inviting the community to attend the events and support our wounded warrior athletes and their families."
The video is part of the "By Air, By Land or By Sea" campaign, which asks viewers how they will get to the games. It can be viewedhere.
He has now released a video for the song that features all three chilling on a surreal island--which seems to embrace the fact that it's a sound stage somewhere in Hollywood. Oversaturated colors and prop-shop vacation fixtures don't detract from the bright, summer atmosphere.
A blonde Katy Perry reclines in some marsh grass while Big Sean sits on a wooden throne and Pharrell hangs out on a rowboat. Harris appears later on in a Hawaiian shirt of sorts, playing bass. Watch the Videohere.
On "Life," Desiigner raps about living on the edge while succeeding in the rap game. Gucci lends his rhymes and delivery to the track, which features a slick piano line.
Over the chorus, Desiigner boasts about all the "real life só" he faces day-to-day, from haters and rivals to topping his own triumphs. Stream the new trackhere.
Kilo Kish, Ray J and the Roots joined Staples for the performance of the song that comes off Staple's brand new album, "Big Fish Theory", which was released last week.
Damon Albarn of Gorillaz lent his voice and image to the performance, showing up on a big screen on the back of the stage. Staples had teased the performance on social media, promising a dice game with Questlove. Watch the performancehere.
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