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Pharrell & Shay Haley Hint at New N.E.R.D Music in the Works

By D. Janell Perry     September 12th, 2014

N.E.R.D fans may soon have a reason to celebrate as Pharrell and fellow band-mate Shay Haley have hinted at new material in the works. It’s been four years since the release of the group’s fourth studio album Nothing. During Pharrell’s headline set at iTunes festival at London’s Roundhouse, Haley joined him on stage to perform [...]

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Kanye West Hospitalized in Australia Before Yeezus Show

By D. Janell Perry     September 12th, 2014

Kanye West is in much better condition this morning than he was yesterday. The rap icon was rushed to a local hospital in Melbourne, Australia yesterday due to reports of “seizure like” symptoms from several press outlets in Australia. All of this happened hours before he was to take the stage for his Yeezus show [...]

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Big Sean Signs With Roc Nation

By D. Janell Perry     September 12th, 2014

Roc Nation keeps adding to its roster. JAY Z’s entertainment company announced it’s added G.O.O.D Music / Def Jam Records artist Big Sean to its management roster. Big Sean also announced new music that will appear tomorrow in celebration of his latest career move. Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh also recently signed with Roc [...]

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Michelle Williams and Deitrick Haddon ‘Fixing’ Gospel Choirs on New Music Series

By D. Janell Perry     September 11th, 2014

Gospel recording artist Deitrick Haddon and former Destiny’s Child member, Michelle Williams, are saving choirs nationwide. Oxygen Media has taken on a new music series, Fix My Choir starring the duo; it premieres November 5. “A great choir has the potential to inspire communities and uplift people everywhere,” Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President, Original Programming [...]

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Beats By Dre Ad Featuring Serena Williams Gives Chills

By D. Janell Perry     September 11th, 2014

Beats By Dre recently released an ad featuring Serena Williams that’s giving viewers chills. The ad was released just one day before her 18th Grand Slam title win during this year’s US Open. The 1 minute and 18 second video promotes the brand’s new wireless headphones. The ad consists footage of the No.1 tennis player [...]

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Philly Pays Tribute To Boxing Icon Joe Frazier

By D. Janell Perry     September 10th, 2014

Artist Stephen Layne is working diligently to immortalize the City of Brotherly Love’s prizefighter. According to Fox 23, Layne is in the final stages of completing a 9-foot tall, 1,800-pound clay sculpture the late boxing legend Joe “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier in tribute to the hometown champ. The former World heavyweight champ passed away three years [...]

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Nicki Minaj Reveals Album Release Date

By D. Janell Perry     September 10th, 2014

Nicki Minaj has been building up a lot of media attention these past few months thanks to a massive promotional campaign for her upcoming new album, The Pinkprint. After numerous teasers and a successful debut of her “Anaconda” video, the Pink Barbie took to Twitter to reveal the official release date of her follow-up to [...]

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MC Lyte Collaborates with Common for “Dear John” Track

By D. Janell Perry     September 9th, 2014

Contrary to what many may have believed, MC Lyte is still active in the music industry. The pioneering emcee recently dropped a new collaboration with fellow longtime lyricist Common. “Dear John” serves as the first single from Lyte’s upcoming full-length album; this will stand as her seventh album and first LP in her 11-year career. [...]

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Ja Rule Lands Reality Show on MTV

By D. Janell Perry     September 9th, 2014

MTV viewers are being afforded the opportunity to see rapper Ja Rule on the channel, and not just in music videos. Ja Rule will be starring in his own reality series; Queen Latifah has been cast as one of the executive producers. The 30-minute reality show has been dubbed Follow The Rules and will revolve [...]

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Kanye West Confirms November Release for Yeezy III

By D. Janell Perry     September 8th, 2014

Kanye West confirmed the month of release for the Yeezy IIIs during a concert in Perth, Australia. In the midst of a typical mid-show speech, West gave the crowd the following statement in regards to hid upcoming sneaker release: “We got the new Yeezys, the Yeezy IIIs coming in November. And this is just the [...]

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