An epic musical collaboration is on the way from Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, and Jessie J! ‘Bang Bang’ will drop on July 29.
In a collaboration we never knew we needed until it became a reality, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, and Jessie J are working on a joint single called “Bang Bang” which will be released on July 29 via Republic Records. Details below!
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Chicago rapper Common is hard at work promoting his upcoming album “Nobody’s Smiling.” The second track to be lifted from it is the Biggie-sampling “Speak My Piece.” The song finds Common just trying to knock some sense into the wild youth of the Windy City.
While the song does talk about the drama going on in Chicago, the song isn’t solely focused on the negativity plaguing the city. Common calls his daughter Omoye his pride and joy, while making sure we all know he and Kanye West have been friends longer than we think. Ultimately, he conveys the fact that he will rep Chicago until the death of him.
Take a listen to the song below. Will you be picking up a copy of Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling” when it drops July 22nd?
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I love me the Weeknd!
By Shannon Carlin
The sexiness factor for 2014 was just upped, thanks tothe Weeknd’slatest song”Often” ? his first official solo track of the year.
On “Often,” the Weeknd?real name, AbelTesfaye?lets us know that he’s sexing on a pretty regular basis, bragging that he’ll make that p—y pop, rain anddo it how he wants to. Often, of course.
“Oooh, the sun’s rising up / The night’s almost done / But I see your eyes / You wanna go again / Girl, I’ll go again,” he coos.
But as sexy as the Weeknd is, this time around he sounds a bit sleepy. As if maybe all this sexual healing is reallymore trouble than it’s worth and as he says in the first line of the song, he might preferto just sleep alone.
It looks like Prince has heard Tom Joyner’s jokes about new material!
“[Prince] said he believed in albums, not singles: “I’ve finally got something that is a cohesive statement.”
Not to be confused with the upcoming album from his group 3rdEyeGirl, Prince’s funky solo record will feature production from mostly himself, rising producer Joshua Welton, and the track “This Could Be Us,” inspired by an Instagram meme made of him and Apollonia Kotero riding a motorcycle from his 1984 masterpiece Purple Rain.
The “Little Red Corvette” singer also divulged his opinion about radio’s need for new artists to be added into radio rotation and his annoyance with the time it takes for the music industry to release his content.
“Every No. 1 song, every Top 10 song, every song in the Top 40 is at least six months old,” he said. “We should…
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