Nicki Minaj takes us back to the old days with a viral video for her track, “Up In Flames.” The track is lifted from Nicki’s rerelease of her sophomore album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up, which is currently available in stores and online.
Luke James finally overs up the visual for his single, “I.O.U.”
The track is lifted from Luke’s presently untitled debut studio album, which he will release via NARS/Def Jam Records later on this year!
Check out the teaser video from Azealia Banks for her first official single, “Yung Rapunxel,” from her upcoming debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste.
The video (directed by Jam Sutton) teaser simply shows Azealia in a slightly creepy state, with lips as eyes, with a flashing background. It’s expected to drop April 16th.
J. COLE ANNOUNCES ALBUM RELEASE DATE
J. Cole took to his Twitter page to announce the release date of his new album, Born Sinner. The RocNation signee will drop his sophomore set on June 25th.
The project is led by the Miguel-assisted single, “Power Trip,” with a video for the track that debuted today. J. Cole recently dropped a mixtape, Truly Yours to hold fans over while they waited for his hotly anticipated second album.
Check out brand new material from G.O.O.D. Music signee Big Sean and label mate Common. The new track, entitled “Switch Up,” is produced by Million $ Mano, No I.D., and Rob Kinelski.
The cut is lifted from Big Sean’s upcoming sophomore LP, Hall of Fame.
Beyoncé dropped her brand new Pepsi commercial yesterday, featuring a new track entitled “Grown Woman,” produced by hit maker Timbaland.
Pepsi took the liberty of releasing some behind the scenes footage of the sassy star filming the commercial. The clip features some words from director Jake Nava, choreographer Frank Gatson, as well as Bey’s close friend and stylist, Ty Hunter, who takes us through some of Beyoncé’s most memorable costume moments.
“Grown Woman” is supposedly going to be officially released Monday, April 8th, but a rep from Bey’s camp says the track is not the official first single.
Snoop Lion has had a busy time with gearing up to release his new reggae album, Reincarnated. But check out his latest track, “Ashtrays & Heartbreaks,” featuring teen queen Miley Cyrus.
The track was produced by Major Lazer and Ariel Rechtshaid, will appear on the upcoming album, which will hit stores April 26th. “Ashtrays & Heartbreaks” also contains additional vocals from Angela Hunte and percussion by The Police’s Stewart Copeland.
Just yesterday, Snoop released a video for his latest single, “No Guns Allowed.” Check it out below.
Kid Cudi drops some new material with West Coast legend Too $hort in the form of his brand new track, “Girls.”
The track is lifted from Cudi’s upcoming album, Indicud, which is due out in stores April 23rd.
In addition to releasing some new music, Kid Cudi has also announced his split from Kanye’s G.O.O.D. Music label on Power 106.
I’m no longer on G.O.O.D. Music. Kanye and I were talking on the phone the other day and these are things I’ve been wanting to talk to him about me starting my own direction and he got it because you know, he’s trying to start his new path and try new things as an artist and he was just like, ‘Man, I feel you as an artist. It’s cool, whatever.’ [FULL STORY HERE]
She just gave birth to a new baby boy, but Lola Monroe is already back with a brand new track.
Check out the new single, “FUTG,” (which stands for “f*cking up the game”) featuring Courtney. The track is lifted from Lola’s upcoming fifth mixtaping, Lipstick & Pistols, a follow up to 2010′s Batteries Not Included.
Seems like motherhood isn’t slowing down the model-turned-rapper. In addition to releasing this new mixtape in the spring, the first lady of Taylor Gang is also working on her debut album.