Just in case you were tuned in to the DNC coverage, don’t have access to MTV or just too busy to watch tonight’s 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, you can watch all of the VMA performances below. Continue reading
In a last minute decision, Lil Wayne pulled Nicki Minaj and his entire YMCMB crew out of last night’s Hot 97 Summer Jam concert. The decision to pull the event’s headliner Nicki Minaj amongst others, came following a diss from Hot 97 radio personality Peter Rosenberg during the concert. Rosenberg took to the stage and called Nicki‘s track ‘Starships’ whack, even though she was billed as the events headliner.
Shortly after, the president of Young Money Entertainment tweeted:
Nicki Minaj then confirmed the decision by tweeting:
Wow. U niggaz just f*cked up history. But the President has spoken.#YMCMB
I go above and beyond for my fans. But won’t ever go against wayne’s word. What he says, goes.
Nicki Minaj fans where left very disappointed last night and rightfully so. Although the DJ was unprofessional and very disrespectful I think Nicki owed it to her fans to come on stage. But when the President speaks I guess you just have to go with it. So what do you think? Who was wrong here and will this have an impact on her career?
DJ Khaled drops the official music video for ‘Take it to The Head‘, the lead single from his upcoming sixth studio album, Kiss The Ring. The song and the video features hip hop heavy weights Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne. The video was filmed back on April30th and was directed by Colin Tilley. ‘Kiss The Ring‘ will be released through YMCMB/We The Best Music Group, , which will drop on August 21st. Watch the new music video below:
What are your thoughts on the video?
The 2012 2012 Billboard Music Awards Nominees has been announce and I have the complete list for you.
Adele, LMFAO and Rihanna are among the lead finalists for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, with Adele snagging spots in 18 different categories. Rihanna is up against the “21″ singer in the prestigious Top Artist category, which also includes top finalists Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne and Katy Perry. Meanwhile, the Top New Artist category is full of fresh talent, with finalists Bad Meets Evil, Big Sean, Foster the People, Scotty McCreery and Wiz Khalifa.
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will take place at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand and be broadcast live Sunday May 20, 8/7c on ABC. Music fans can also follow news about the show and related events on Twitter at@Billboard or on Facebook.com/Billboard.
The awards will reflect Billboard’s chart rankings based on key fan interactions with music, including album sales and downloads, track downloads, radio airplay and touring as well as streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Vevo, Youtube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music.
These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound. The awards will be based on the reporting period of March 1, 2011 through February 29, 2012. Top artists will be recognized in a variety of genres, including R&B, Rap, Pop, Country, Rock, Latin and Alternative.
“The King of Hip-Hop Lives” is the subtitle of the latest issue of XXL Magazine. Lil Wayne graces to cover of the magazine May 2012 issue, with a special live photo and an interview. In the interview the rapper discussed his pre-show rituals, YMCM and his touring domination which raked in nearly $50 million in US alone. The issue hits news stand near you May 24th.