Kanye West hit the stage at the Paradise International Music Festival in the Philippines and put on one helluva show. Performing several songs off of “Pablo,” freestyling in autotune and even thanking Wiz Khalifa. As you know, this might seem a little far-fetched considering the beef these two had over Amber Rose, but his generosity seemed genuine. Khalifa had performed on the same stage prior to Kanye’s arrival. Watch Kanye’s “I Don’t Want To Be Liked” Freestyle and a couple other video clips from his show. Read entire story.
We had to wait months for this but Big K.R.I.T. finally liberates a new single. “So Bad” is a self-produced record about wanting something “so bad” and making your dreams come true. “All I ever wanted was a million dollars til I heard a million ain’t enough.” The single comes at a perfect time. It was released today to commemorate the 5-year anniversary of his mixtape, “Return of 4Eva” in 2011. Read entire story.
East Harlem native, Kadeem King, drops visuals for his latest, Missy Elliot inspired single. Sampling Missy’s 1997 hit, “Sock It 2 Me,” Kadeem raps one out for the ladies on “Make Her Say.” Staying true to the song’s inspiration, the video also gives off a genuine, old school 90’s vibe. Read entire story.
As if her “beef” with the Kardashians wasn’t giving her enough attention, Amber Rose made a surprising announcement yesterday. Model Amber Rose will write How to Be a Bad B*tch,” in collaboration with Simon & Schuster Imprint Gallery Books. If the thought of Amber even writing a book ever came to mind, this would be the book; or the type of book we’d expect from her. A bad b*tch is a self-respecting, strong female who has everything together. This consists of body, mindy, finances and swagger; a woman who gets her way by any means necessary. While some females, including myself, might not agree with the approach or philosophy behind the word “bitch” being used as… Read entire story.
For those who weren’t aware, yesterday was Ash Wednesday. And it made sense for Ash-er Roth to drop a new release for the occasion. Dropping off his first single of the year, Asher collaborates with producer Nottz on “Blow Yr Head.” Read entire story.
Missy Elliot is showing no signs of slowing down since her re-emergence on the scene during this year’s Super Bowl half-time show; courtesy of Ms. Katy Perry. Today, Missy released her remix to Jack U’s “Take U There” featuring Kiesza. Sprinkling her own flavor, that we’ve all grown accustomed to over the years, onto the track, Missy fuses dance and trap while lacing it with her own verses. Read entire story.
In his recent on-air sit down with Power 105’s, Angie Martinez, rapper Ludacris discussed the upcoming release of his 8th studio album, the passing of Paul Walker and Fast & Furious 7. Read entire story.
Rapper, Logic, was in L.A. recently and stopped by Power 106 where he was a guest on The Cruz Show. Getting into details about his world tour, his relationship and recent proposal to his girlfriend, plans for the future as far as his career goes and some miscellaneous facts, the interview was both informational and insightful. It was only right that he also spit a few bars, off-the-top, for the listeners. Check out his interview and freestyle below. Read entire story.
DJ EFN grabs a handful of artists for his new track, “Who’s Crazy.” Troy Ave, Scarface, and Stalley all join EFN on his DJ Premier produced record. The single is a pre-cursor to EFN’s, “Another Time” album; set to be released on March 3rd. The single boasts signature Preemo production, as it blends vinyl scratches, gritty samples and drum patterns. Read entire story.