9. May 2013
During American Idol, Fox has shown commercials for the new “Beats Pill” featuring Nicki Minaj and comedian DeRay. It’s a cute commercial that focuses on the Beats Pill’s sound capability by morphing it into Nicki’s loud mouth girlfriend.
But Radio Shack has a different ad for the newest addition to the Beats by Dr. Dre family. Radio Shack is attempting to bring sexy back to its brand, and by that we mean revive the brand by attracting to a younger crowd that have no nostalgic ties to the store. In their ad, Robin Thicke is getting his sexy on with a group of scantily clad ladies with a Beats Pill between them all …even on a hot dog bun? (more…)
6. May 2013
If you thought the woman popularly known as the tanning mom was ridiculous for being in denial of her tanning regiment, taking her daughter to a tanning salon, and the fried skin she thought was so attractive, you have a new item to add to your list.
Patricia Krentcil is now launching a rap career. Now, it’s not a certainty if she is going on tour anytime soon, but she will be launching her new single on iTunes today. She starts her chart stopper with ”It’s Tan Mom….. bitch!” Not sure if that’s the title, but it goes downhill from there. (more…)
1. May 2013
We’ve come across singers on YouTube that have phenomenal singing talent, yet no record contract to match. This time we didn’t have to search because his talent has been recognized by someone that provides Oprah-level exposure with her show.
Ellen Degeneres invited 14-year-old Aldrich Lloyd and his cousin James Walter Bucong, to her show after discovering their YouTube video. According to Zeibiz, he and his cousin who accompanies Lloyd on acoustic guitar live in General Santos City, Philippines. Lloyd sings like an angel. Hopefully, he will be on her show soon. (more…)
23. April 2013
Alicia Keys is one of the most beloved hip-hop/ R&B sensations in the business and her music is often anticipated. But the newest single to drop is like none other because of her collaboration.
This time around, Keys took to the studio with Maxwell. The official video for her song “Fire We Make” has to be the most anticipated video from her album Girl On Fire. The two of them are an unbelievable mixture of musical genius that aren’t too hard on the eyes either. (more…)
19. April 2013
The social media sites are branching and blossoming with more and more availability to any and everything every day.
Now Twitter has launched Twitter #Music servie, which makes artists music available depending on the buzz generated about that artist on Twitter. So you can make your friend’s music a hot commodity on Twitter if you can get a Twitter community tweeting about them.
Twitter made Twitter #Music official Thursday morning on ABC’s Good Morning America. They will be offering a downloadable iOS app later, but it’s available on the web now. The service was test marketed by celebrities and celebrity musicians like Ryan Seacrest, Wiz Khalifa and Blake Shelton. It’s only after their stamp of approval that we are now getting the opportunity to check out the service. (more…)
18. April 2013
LL Cool J and country artist Brad Paisley have garnered their share of criticism after they dropped the single “Accidental Racist” to, as they say, get a conversation started on racism and/or the racial discord in America.
The EUR reported LL’s explanation about the single with Brad Paisley as just a sort of truce record that would spark a conversation between those good ol’ boys and do-rag wearin’, gold chain toting populace of black folks [that we should be clear that all of us do not wear]. He said he was not trying to get us to forget about slavery, but take the yolk off our necks, both black and red, that binds us all to the tragedy of slavery. (more…)
16. April 2013
The rap community owes a lot to the Simmons family, Russell Simmons and his brother Rev. Run of Run D.M.C. It is arguable that without their trailblazing efforts in rap, Hip-Hop would not exist as a worldwide culture that grew from the genre of rap music.
So saying all of that, Jo Jo Simmons, Run’s son, took offense to some recent remarks from Juelz Santana on his track “Soft” that were less than complimentary of his uncle Russell, so he responded with some lyrics of his own in a diss track called “Holy Water”. (more…)
12. April 2013
Hip-Hop only has one group that can break off and come back together like Transformers and hit the people hard with an unparalleled lyrical delicacy that does not require street cred or gimmicks to get their point across.
The Wu-Tang Clan is back, baby! But the long awaited return to the stage will not hit U.S. stages first. They have assembled all members for a two-day UK concert and a new album which hopefully means a U.S. tour will be next on their agenda. (more…)