Tuesday, 29 November 2011

PICTURE THIS: Chris Brown On The 'Strip' Video Set

Check out this shot of Chris Brown, taken from the set of his 'Strip' video which is being directed by Colin Tilley. The track is taken from his 'Boy In Detention' mixtape but will now also serve as the lead single from his new album, 'Fortune'.

SINGLE COVER: Dawn Richard - 'December Sky'

Check out the single cover for 'December Sky', the new single from Dawn Richard that drops December 1st. A song for the holidays, this one is co produced by Druski.

Listen to a preview of the track after the jump!

Thanks Rap-Up!

PICTURE THIS: Kelly Rowland Visits HMV To Serve The First UK Copy Of 'Here I Am'

Kelly Rowland celebrated the UK release of her third studio album, 'Here I Am', with an appearance at Oxford Street's HMV store. The singer served the first copy of the album to the first fan in line, pictured below.

To further support the release, it has been confirmed that Kelly will perform on this week's X Factor results show.

Will you be buying Kelly's 'Here I Am'?

Friday, 25 November 2011

VIDEO: Rihanna's Family Values

Rihanna on WhoSay

Rihanna shows fans the importance of family in this short clip, narrated by Jay Z, that sees her spending some down time with her mother, grandmother and brother.

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Beyonce - 'Dance For You'

Another day, another Beyonce video! Check out 'Dance For You', the latest to come from the yummy-mummy-to-be which is featured on her 'Live At Roseland: Elements Of 4' DVD.

What do you think?

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

LYRIC VIDEO: Ikes x Scorcher x Jermaine Riley - 'GirlTalk'

Check out the lyric video to 'GirlTalk', the latest song to come from UK rapper Ikes. The track, which features Scorcher and Jermaine Riley, was premiered two weeks ago on Ace & Vis' show on BBC 1Xtra.

'GirlTalk' is the follow up to Ikes' 'Tailormade', both of which will feature on his forthcoming EP 'The Intermission: Last Call' which is out in December.

What do you think of the track?

Monday, 21 November 2011

NEW MUSIC: T-Pain x Lil Wayne - 'Bang Bang Pow Pow'

T-Pain and Lil Wayne are back together again to bring fans 'Bang Bang Pow Pow', another T-Wayne track that will feature on Pain's new album, 'rEVOLVEr', which is out December 6th.

What do you think of the track?

Friday, 18 November 2011

VIDEO: Rihanna Performs On X Factor USA

Take a look at Rihanna's performance of 'We Found Love' on Thursday's X Factor USA results show. She also added a little advice to the contestants at the end, for good measure.

Tell us what you think.

NEW MUSIC: Mary J. Blige x Beyonce - 'Love A Woman'

Have a listen to the Queen of HipHop Soul and King B duet together on 'Love A Woman', written by Sean Garrett.

This track will be available on Mary J.'s forthcoming album 'My Life II: The Journey Continues (Act 1)', due to drop November 21st.

NEW MUSIC: Rihanna - 'Red Lipstick'

Have a listen to 'Red Lipstick', a track that is due to feature on Rihanna's 'Talk That Talk' album.

Thursday, 17 November 2011

PICTURE THIS: Kelly Rowland Strikes A Pose For Stylist Magazine

Ms. Kelly is keeping the work rate turned up! Aside from her role as a judge on The X Factor, the singer is also getting ready for the UK release of her album, 'Here I Am'.

What do you think of these pictures from a recent photoshoot she did for Stylist magazine.

More shots and behind the scenes footage after the jump!

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Beyonce - 'I Was Here'

Another video from Beyonce that will also be featured on the 'Live At Roseland' DVD, take a trip down memory lane with the visuals for 'I Was Here'.

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Beyonce - 'End Of Time'

Beyonce warms fans up to the release of her 'Live At Roseland' DVD with the music video for 'End Of Time', which will be included on the DVD.

Sidenote: Beyonce was pregnant during the performances used in this clip - impressive!

What do you think of the video?

PICTURE THIS: New Rihanna Promo Pics

With the release of 'Talk That Talk' just around the corner, Rihanna's camp are making sure she stays on the tips of everyone's tongues.

Have a look at these newly released promo pictures of the renowned rebel.

What do you think?

PICTURE THIS: Beyonce Shows Off Her Growing Baby Bump

Check out this snap of Beyonce and her growing baby bump! The mum-to-be was spotted out in Miami earlier this week.

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Wale x Miguel - 'Lotus Flower Bomb'

Check out the long awaited video for Wale's popular track, 'Lotus Flower Bomb'. With the visuals directed by TAJ, this track is taken from Wale's recently released album, 'Ambition'.

Thursday, 10 November 2011


It's been a while but T-Pain has finally announced the release of his 4th studio album, 'rEVOLVEr', via RCA Records.

The record, which features Pain's most recent release '5 O'Clock', will reach stores on December 6th.

Speaking about the project, Pain said:

''rEVOLVEr' is drawn from seven albums' worth of material.

'There are so many different things on this album. I couldn't settle on what I wanted to include, but the final result I think will really hit all of my fans and different audiences.'

Check out the full album tracklist after the jump!

NEW MUSIC: Brandy - 'Silent Night'

A little something for the real R&B lovers, check out these recently leaked track from Brandy! Entitled 'Silent Night', Brandy speak's about an old love over the Kadis and Sean-produced ballad.

What do you think of it?

NEWS: Rihanna Announces Second Single

After the success of the 'We Found Love' dance hit, Rihanna readies for the release of her second single from her album 'Talk That Talk', which is due to drop November 21st. 'You Da One', which has Dr. Luke on production, is scheduled to premiere on Friday and to be released on Sunday at midnight.

Are you looking forward to hearing this new Rihanna single?

VIDEO: Wale x Miguel Perform 'Lotus Flower Bomb' On Jimmy Kimmel

Take a look at this easy-going performance of 'Lotus Flower Bomb' by MMG's Wale and Miguel on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Tell us what you think.

ALBUM INFO: Rihanna - 'Talk That Talk' [TRACKLIST]

Rihanna has released the tracklist for her sixth upcoming studio album 'Talk That Talk'. Take a look at the 15-track list below:

1. You Da One
2. Where Have You Been
3. We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris)
4. Talk That Talk (feat. Jay-Z)
5. Cockiness (Love It)
6. Birthday Cake
7. We All Want Love
8. Drunk On Love
9. Roc Me Out
10. Watch N Learn
11. Farewell
12. Red Lipstick
13. Do Ya Thang
14. Fool In Love
15. We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris) [Extended Mix]

NEW MUSIC: Lil' Kim - 'Warning' (Nicki Minaj Diss)

Yet again, Lil Kim decides to take another shot at reigning HipHop Princess, Nicki Minaj aswell as Lil Wayne and Birdman too, over Uncle Murda's 'Warning' track.

Have a listen.

PICTURE THIS: Promo Pics For T.I's New Reality Series

Following his return from jail, T.I. and his wife Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle are gearing up for the premiere of their new reality series 'T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle'.

Speaking about the series, T.I. said: 'In this family documentary, you will see the challenges of raising children while balancing a career. It’s like a lot of families, only our home is in the spotlight.'

The new series premieres in the States on December 5th on VH1.

VIDEO: Alicia Keys Presents Her DJ Alter Ego

Alicia Keys debuted her alter ego, 'Mrs DJ. AK-47', at a recent show. After a brief introduction from her husband, Swizz Beatz, DJ AK-47 took control of the decks playing some old school tunes from the likes of Pete Rock and Gang Starr.

Have a look at DJ AK-47 in action!

TRAILER: Beyonce - 'Live At Roseland: Elements Of 4'

Check out this trailer for Beyonce's new DVD 'Live At Roseland: Elements of 4', which shows footage from her recent intimate shows that she did at the Roseland Ballroom.

The DVD will also contain some of the visuals from a few tracks on her album '4', as well as an exclusive never before seen video for 'Dance For You'.

The DVD hits stores on November 29th.

NEW MUISIC: Mary J Blige x Beyonce - 'Love A Woman'

Have a listen to a snippet of this hot new track from Mary J Blige's forthcoming album. Mary hooks up with Beyonce to give the fellas a lesson in love on 'Love A Woman'

What do you think?

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

ALBUM INFO: Kelly Rowland - 'Here I Am' [TRACKLIST]

With the UK release not far away, the official tracklisting for Kelly Rowland's 'Here I Am' has been released.

The album will feature some of the original tracks from the US version like 'Motivation' and 'Lay It On Me', but will be geared more for the European market with some dance tracks like 'Down For Whatever'.

1. 'I'm Dat Chick'
2. 'Work It Man'
3. 'Motivation'
4. 'Lay It On Me'
5. 'Feelin Me Right Now'
6. 'Turn It Up'
7. 'All Of The Night'
8. 'Keep It Between Us'
9. 'Commander'
10. 'Down For Whatever'
11. 'Heaven And Earth'
12. 'Each Other'
13. 'When Love Takes Over'
14. 'Rose Coloured Glasses'
15. 'Motivation (Diplo Remix)'
16. 'Forever & A Day'
17. 'What A Feeling'

'Here I Am' hits stores on November 27th, are you looking forward to the new album?

Monday, 7 November 2011

NEW MUSIC: Drake x The Weeknd - 'Crew Love'

Drake shows love to his city in this The Weeknd-assisted track which also lifted from his new album, 'Take Care'.

Speaking about the track, Drake said: 'This record is just more about the OVOXO movement and just being proud to be from Toronto. When you go outsider the city, just be proud.'

What do you think of 'Crew Love'?

NEW MUSIC: Drake x Rihanna - 'Take Care'

Following the leaking of Drake's album 'Take Care' earlier today, have a listen to the title track from the album. Drake works with good friend Rihanna for this one; what do you think?

PICTURE THIS: New Kelly Rowland Photos

Check out these new pics that have surfaced of Kelly Rowland looking nothing short of gorgeous, of course!

VIDEO: Frank Ocean Performs Beyonce's 'I Miss You'

Take a look at this video footage of Odd Future's Frank Ocean in New Orleans performing 'I Miss You', a track featured on Beyonce's '4' album that he wrote himself.

Currently on his 5-date intimate tour, he's due to stop in London this Friday, Novemeber 11th. Have you got your ticket to his sold-out gig?

Friday, 4 November 2011

NEW MUSIC: Tinchy Stryder - 'Generation'

Tinchy Stryder - Generation by Takeover

'Generation' is the latest piece of music to be heard from the UK's very own Tinchy Stryder. Released for free via his Twitter page, the track samples Musical Youth's 'Pass The Dutchie'.

Have a listen and let us know your thoughts.

NEW MUSIC: Estelle - 'Back To Love (Mikey J Remix)'

Estelle - Back To Love (Mikey J Remix) by Atlantic Records UK

Check out this remix of Estelle's new single, 'Back To Love', by producer Mikey J.

The original version of the track will be the lead UK single from Estelle's forthcoming album, 'All Of Me', which is due out on December 5th.

What do you think of this remix?

NEW MUSIC: Shanell x Lil Wayne x Drake - 'So Good'

SHANELL "So Good" f/ Lil Wayne + Drake by jsharpeagencypr

Check out this new music from the Young Money Camp. Shanell teams up with Drake and Weezy himself, to bring fans 'So Good', produced by Cool and Dre.

Let us know your thoughts.

PICTURE THIS: Kelly Rowland At Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Of The Year Awards

Kelly Rowland beamed in this pink number as she attended the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards last night in London.

The singer and X Factor judge was presented with the award for Best TV Personality.

In other related news, Kelly will be back on the live show of X Factor this week after having to miss last weeks one due to illness.

Thursday, 3 November 2011

NEW MUSIC: Amy Winehouse x Nas - 'Like Smoke'

Have a listen to 'Like Smoke', an Amy Winehouse track that recently hit the net featuring Nas. The track is expected to appear on Amy's post-death album, 'Lioness: Hidden Treasures', which is due out some time in December.

What are your thoughts on the song?

BEHIND THE SCENES: Birdman 'Y. U. Mad' Video Shoot [IMAGES]

Check out Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Birdman on the set of the 'Y. U. Mad' video. The video was shot in Miami, directed by Gil Green, and is the first single taken from Birdman's 'Bigga Than Life' album.

More pictures after the jump.

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Trey Songz - 'Top Of The World'

Trey Songz celebrates the release of his two new mixtapes with the first visual from the projects. 'Top Of The World' is taken from the 'Anticipation II' tape.

What do you think?

MIXTAPE ALERT: Trey Songz - 'Anticipation II' x '#LemmeHolDatBeat2'

Trey Songz has released two brand new mixtapes to tie fans over until the release of his new studio album, 'Chapter 5'.

'Anticipation II'


'Anticipation II', the first of the two mixtapes, sees Trey as more of the ladies man and '#LemmeHolDatBeat2' sees him dive deeper into his rapping side.

Have a listen to the mixtapes and let us know what you think and which side of Trey you prefer!

Download 'Anticipation II'.

Download ''#LemmeHolDatBeat2.'

PICTURE THIS: Rihanna Promo Pics

Check out these promo pics that Rihanna's camp have released of her in support of her forthcoming album, 'Talk That Talk'.

In other related Rihanna news, the singer has come under fire (again) over her most recent video 'We Found Love'. The Rape Crisis Centre criticised the video calling it a 'disgrace' as it 'sends the message that Rihanna is an object to be possessed by men, which is disturbingly what we see in real violence cases'.

The Rape Crisis Centre's comments come just a day after the Ulster Cancer Foundation came down on Rih Rih for glamourising smoking in the clip.

'Talk That Talk' is out November 21st.

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Big Sean x Nicki Minaj - 'Dance (A$$)' (Remix)

G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean teams up with Young Money's first lady, Nicki Minaj, for this new track entitled 'Dance (A$$) (Remix)'.

Check out the rather raunchy video and leave your thoughts.

SINGLE COVER: Mary J Blige x Drake - 'Mr Wrong'

Check out the single cover for what will be Mary J Blige's official new single.

'Mr Wrong' is set to be the next release from Mary's soon to be released album, 'My Life II: The Journey Continues'.

What do you think of the cover?

ALBUM INFO: Drake - 'Take Care' (TRACKLIST)

Here's the official tracklisting for 'Take Care', Drake's sophomore album which we can expect to see in shops on November 15th.

1. Over My Dead Body
2. Shot For Me
3. Headlines
4. Crew Love
5. Take Care
6. Marvin's Room / Buried Alive Interlude
7. Under Ground Kings
8. We'll Be Fine
9. Make Me Proud feat. Nicki Minaj
10. Lord Knows
11. Cameras / Good Ones Go Interlude
12. Doing It Wrong
13. The Real Her
14. HYFR (Hell Ya F***in Right)
15. Look What You've Done
16. Practice
17. The Ride

Are you excited for Drake's release?

NEW MUSIC: Drake x Lil' Wayne - 'The Motto'

Drake premiered what will be the bonus track on his new album, 'Take Care', last night on US radio station Power 106.

'The Motto' sees Drizzy link up with Lil' Wayne again for this one.

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: JoJo - 'Disaster'

The official Benny Boom directed clip for JoJo's new single, 'Disaster' has been released. The track is the first single taken from JoJo's third studio album, 'Jumping Trains'.

Do you like this?

NEWS: Rihanna Taken Into Hospital In Sweden

Pop Princess Rihanna has been rushed into a hospital in Sweden. The singer was in the country as a part of her LOUD tour and was due to perform last night but had to pull out as she was deemed unfit to perform.

According to TMZ, and a mini statement later released by Rih Rih herself, she was hospitalised due to having the flu.

The singer took to her twitter page to upload this photo with the caption, 'Sorry Malmo #LOUDtour'.

The statement she then released said:

'I am sorry to everyone who was coming out to my show in Malmo. I was so excited to perform for you all. It would have been a great time...so much better than being sick with the flu, ugh! I'm really disappointed I couldn't be there.'

Here's hoping that Miss Fenty makes a speedy recovery.

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Lady Leshurr - 'Lego'

After causing a stir on the UK scene for a little while now with her independently released mixtapes and covers of popular track's like Chris Brown's 'Look At Me Now', Lady Leshurr is now ready debut's her first official single, 'Lego'.

Produced by Wizzy Wow, 'Lego' is the lead track to be taken from Leshurr's forthcoming album which is due out next year.

Have a look at the official video for the track and let us know what you think; is Lady Leshurr the UK's next female heavyweight?
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