Jennifer Hudson going back to her American Idol roots? After an outstanding performance on the Season 12 finale, the former Season 3 Idol contestant is rumored to be joining the idol bandwagon again but this time as a judge.
Well, this is exciting. Digable Planet's 1994 classic Blowout Comb is being re-issued on vinyl via Light In The Attic records. The follow-up to Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space) was the jazz-rap group's last album together.
McDonald's Seventh Annual 'Inspiration Celebration Gospel' Tour, which began on May 9 and runs through August 30, features a variety music within the genre of gospel, with headliner Smokie Norful, contemporary gospel musician Tamela Mann, hip-hop stylings of Lecrae, and traditional/contemporary gospel performances by John P. Kee and Vickie Winans.
According to Hollywood Street King, rapper Kanye West verbally assaulted the pregnant Kim Kardashian and her mother Kris Jenner backstage at "Saturday Night Live" last week. Reports claim that the "New Slaves" rapper freaked out at the future mother of his child after learning that she and her mother were selling photos of the couple behind his back. After finding out, West began to berate the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" stars, reportedly cussing them out in front of the "SNL" cast and crew. Even Chris Rock was involved! This is of course just a rumor and no other source besides an "insider" have talked about this, but apparently Lorne Michaels has banned West from the weekly, live comedy series.
Rapper Eminem is set to release a new album sometime soon... but when, exactly? Some rumors have it that the new Slim Shady record will drop on May 28 (just days after Memorial Day weekend)... other reports allege Em's new music won't be released until July 2013. As rumors surrounding Marshall Mather's highly-anticipated eight studio album, Twitter fans can't hold back their anticipation and excitement! Read on for more details... Read More >
Haaaaannnnnnnn! French Montana didn't pay for guest appearances on his debut solo (yet heavily featured) album Excuse My French? In a recent interview with "RapFix Live" Sway Calloway, French revealed that he is blessed and has tons of friends in the rap game. Read More >
JoyFest, one of the largest Gospel festivals in the U.S., begins on May 25 at Carowinds Amusement Park in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is set to feature Lecrae, Humble Tip, Bone Hampton, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Le'Andria Johnson, Isaac Carree, Fred Hammond & United Tenors and Angie Cleveland, the winner of the JoyFest- Charlotte Talent Competition, in its line-up. Read More >
Post-dubstep bleep-bloop blue-eyed soul producer James Blake played an excellent concert at Washington, D.C.'s equally excellent venue 9:30 Club on May 12. Thanks to the awesome people over at NPR Music the concert can be viewed in full in glorouis HD. Read More >
It seems that J. Cole doesn't want to take the chance of being upstaged. Though most modern rap albums are filled with posse cuts, "it" artists and general abuse of the words "featuring", "ft." or "feat.", the world of new album Born Sinner will be strictly Cole's. Read More >
J.Cole has always been known for his love songs and R&B appeal. Missy Elliot appeared on his Cold World album for the hit "Nobody's Perfect," Miguel is featured on "Power Trip," and the Roc Nation emcee just announced that TLC will also appear on Born Sinner. Read More >