She is known as Lorde and she is taking the music industry by storm with her new single “Royals”. The New Zealand singer and songwriter first released her EP in December 2012, and now her 2013 single “Royals” have hit #1 on the RIANZ singles charts for 3 weeks in a row. Look out for her she’s making big moves!
Watch her music video now here!
Unexpectedly, Kendrick Lamar releases his video for his widely popular “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe” single off his almost platinum good kid m.A.A.d city album.
The visual starts at a funeral, as everyone pays respects, then moves to the cemetery to watch them lay down the coffin. Interestingly enough, everyone is wearing all-white everything, instead of black. We won’t give away the message at the end, you’re just going to have to watch for yourself. And no, Jay-Z does not make a cameo in the video.
Directed by The Lil Homies and OG Mike Mihail.
Earlier tonight, FOX aired their long-awaited (and hyped) one hour special for Rihanna’s highlights of her “777 Tour” last fall. RiRi performed shows in NYC, Toronto, London, Paris Mexico City, Stockholm, and Berlin; as we see all of the backstage madness, fan pandemonium and craziness behind the scenes all over. This is only a portion of the content from the nearly 10-hour DVD currently available to purchase on Amazon right now. For now you can check after the jump and watch special giving us a more behind-the-scenes from the tour and how well RiRi handles the road.
If you’re late to the party, meet the ‘Rich Gang’. Consisting of the YMCMB affiliates Birdman, Lil Wayne, Mack Maine and Nicki Minaj. With Future, 808 Mafia’s Southside, and TM88 behind the beat, we get new visuals for this banger “Tapout”. The visuals feature Kimora Lee Simmons, Paris Hilton and Christina Milian trying to pull off a heist at a private mansion event with elements from Ocean’s 11 and Charlie’s Angels scenes.
Find out above in the visuals if the three score the $1,000,000 heist or will have to tap out. You can lookout for the groups upcoming compilation album “Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle” releasing May 21st featuring Stevie J, Tyga, Meek Mill and Mystikal as the confirmed guests so far.
Directed by Hannah Lux Davis.
The official video for the eccentric and upbeat JANELLE MONÁE’S new track “Q.U.E.E.N.” just premiered on BET’s 106 & Park!
Check it out here NOW:
JANELLE MONÁE FT ERYKAH BADU “Q.U.E.E.N.”
Directed by Alan Ferguson
The catchy tune of her new song makes everyone wants to dance and get down, as well as her music video while it takes place in a white walled museum where she has been frozen in time dressed in her signature black and white look. Hope you love it as much as we do!
Rising hip-hop star, and self-proclaimed “Fashion Killa,” A$AP Rocky is sailing into style this summer, rocking a rather seafaring look in the upcoming issue of GQ. “I wanted to model when I was younger,” he tells a rep from the menswear magazine. “I was always into clothes and shit. ” Its A$APS intense love for clothing, and style that has landed him several front row views of some of the most important shows of the season, seated next to some of the most significant in the industry. Other than his spit game, the kid has style, and exudes an untouchable cool that prepped him for a world tour with Rihanna- his most recent gig. Repping the latest nautical trends, here are a few shots of the rapping, styling duo from GQ! Eye, eye, captain.
The Electro- Dance pop trio Terry Poison will soon release it’s first “Mad Birds, Ultimate Disco” video game app. This video game takes place in a sequined filled world as the band flies through collecting magic capsules all while listening and jamming out to their new hit song “Mad Birds”.
The rules are fairly simple the player controls the band members of Terry Poison Louisa Kahn, Anna Landesman and Bruno Grife as they glide through the sky scraping sequined world, they must collect as much magic capsules as possible, the more magic they collect the more blurry the screen becomes.
The videogame was filmed and produced by Hooligans production agency (Tel Aviv), which used Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Aftereffects, HTML5 and Objective C softwares to create the project. The band are now hoping to raise at about $7500 to finish this project and sell it as a free app for all people to use!
So what do you guys think? Would you want to collect magic capsules while jamming out to a great song?
SEAN KINGSTON’S NEW VIDEO “BEAT IT,” FEATURING WIZ KHALIFA AND CHRIS BROWN, PREMIERES TODAY ON VEVO“BEAT IT,” FIRST SINGLE FROM KINGSTON’S UPCOMING ALBUM BACK 2 LIFE, IS CLIMBING RADIO CHARTSApril 29th, 2013 — New York, NY — Singer, songwriter, and rapper Sean Kingston releases the video for his new single “Beat It,” featuring Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa, today via VEVO. The bass-heavy banger is already climbing the Top 40/Rhythmic radio charts, hitting top 20 after only two weeks at radio. The single is now available at all digital retailers.The video, which features Kingston, Brown, and Khalifa cavorting in a Malibu mansion, was directed by Colin Tilley, who has lensed numerous clips for Brown, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, and many others. Kingston says of the video, “It’s just the modern day Rat Pack. I’m 23, we’re all grown, so you really see us in a different light. Helicopters, luxury cars, Ferraris, classic cars, it’s really on the boss tip…” The collaborations with Brown and Khalifa came about organically, Kingston says. Both artists wanted to jump on the track after Kingston played it for them.The undeniable hit has caught the attention of Sean’s music industry friends like Soulja Boy, DJ Khaled, Teyana Taylor, Meek Mill, Floyd Mayweather, and Yo Gotti who have all been Tweeting about the track.“Beat It” is the first single from Kingston’s upcoming album Back 2 Life, which Epic Records will release this summer. Like Kingston’s 2007 self-titled debut (featuring the double-platinum breakout hit “Beautiful Girls”) and 2009’s Tomorrow (featuring the smash singles “Fire Burning” and “Face Drop”), Back 2 Life boldly fuses reggae, hip-hop, R&B, and electro to create irresistible melody-minded pop. Kingston expanded his songwriting role and pushed for a fresh new sound, blending his newly strengthened vocals with fiercely inventive electronic effects and hard-hitting live instrumentation to offer up his most passionately inspired work to date.Kingston will hit the road in May and June for a series of radio shows to be announced.
PREMIERES SUMMERY NEW VIDEO ON MTV FOR SINGLE ‘OMYGOD’
ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES THIS SUMMERWATCH ‘OMYGOD’ EXCLUSIVELY VIA MTV ON:
MTVU, MTV2 – ARTIST TO WATCH, MTVU.COM & MTV BUZZWORTHY
“There’s truth in most of what Nash sings about on Girl Talk.” – Pitchfork
“Bristling with white-knuckle rock romps and hot-blooded confessionals, Girl Talk finds Nash at her bravest.” - SPIN Magazine
“A fearlessly outspoken postpunk pop icon, Kate Nash is bolder, brasher, and more candid than ever on her third album ‘Girl Talk’.”” – ELLE Magazine
“The epitome of strength and sass, even when she’s wounded” – The Daily News
“As much emotional release as it may have provided, ‘Girl Talk’ also testifies to Nash’s innate strength as a musician.” - NYLON Magazine
“‘Girl Talk’ is the middle finger to anyone who doesn’t believe in equality, refuses to recognize inequality, or simply treats others cruelly.” - Buzzine—————————-British pop icon Kate Nash premieres her brand new video for the single ‘OMYGOD’ today onMTVU, MTV2 – Artist To Watch, MTVU.com & MTV Buzzworthy and is pleased to announce she will be returning to North America next month for another round of tour dates in continued support of her critically acclaimed third album ‘GIRL TALK’ (Have 10p Records / INgrooves).The video and single for her current release ‘OMYGOD’ (directed by Aram Rappaport) tells the tale of a love gone sour and the longing for better days. Kate, who wrote the song whilst on vacation last summer, also stars in the summery video which involves synchronized swimmers, friends by the coast and a rather disgruntled Nash at times.
Due to popular demand since her last sold out North American tour on the east coast, Kate Nash will be returning to US turf this spring with a handful of west coast dates. Impressively, select dates are already selling out since announcing earlier this month. Supporting her on this tour will be Ottawa based Allie Hanlon (of White Wires) and her minimalist bubblegum, surfer punk-pop side project Peach Kelli Pop.
Hot off the heels of her international album release of ‘GIRL TALK’ in March, Kate is showing no signs of slowing down. Currently on tour in Europe, the fiery feminist has also found time to be an active global ambassador for her charity Protect A Girl with Plan USA, and Because I Am A Girl Foundation, having traveled to Africa in February to meet young and under-privileged girls in the third world, Kate has helped raise funds and awareness for those in need of education and empowerment. She also launched her Rock and Roll Afterschool project in the UK, which aims to actively encourage young girls from ages 8 to 16 to pick up instruments, join bands and express themselves via music and creative writing.
Also, in a continued effort to support and publicize the Russian punk band Pussy Riot and their imprisonment, Kate released the single titled ‘Free My Pussy’ for International Record Store Day this month and has continually used her profile to educate the public about the unjust goings on towards women across the world today.
In other news, Kate has announced she will be in the upcoming Jeff Buckley biopic ‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’ by Daniel Algrant. The film is based on the biography Dream Brother and will star Gossip Girls Penn Badgley and 28 Days Later actress Imogen Poots. Also this summer, Kate will also be gracing the big screen with the release of the upcoming indie flick titled ‘Powder Room’, starring Jamie Winstone, Oona Chaplin and Sheridan Smith. The movie is an adaptation of the Scottish play ‘When Women Wee’ and was produced by the acclaimed Damian Jones and James Cotton (The Iron Lady, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll). The comedy is set in a nightclub, and will explore the goings on within those tiled, marbled domains of the women’s toilets.Kate Nash’s current album ‘GIRL TALK’ is available in all good record stores across the U.S and available digitally on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify (Have 10p Records / INgrooves).
Watch Kate Nash’s latest music video for ‘OMYGOD’ and be sure to catch her live at one of the following North American dates this spring.
KATE NASH NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
05/09 – The Constellation Room – Santa Ana, CA
05/10 – Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA – SOLD OUT
05/11 – The Chapel – San Francisco, CA - SOLD OUT
05/13 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR
05/14 – Electric Owl – Vancouver, BC - SOLD OUT
05/15 – The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
05/17 – Club Sound – Salt Lake City, UT
05/18 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
05/21 – the Echo – Los Angeles, CA - SOLD OUT
Well, isn’t this awkward. Nelly sat alongside his ex Ashanti to discuss how he evolved since Country Grammar, working with Breezy and uh, what he looks for in a woman.