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Nas Screened 'Be A Nigger Too' to the Press

May 30, 2008 08:57:44 GMT


Nas has just given a special treat for media people and journalists on Thursday, May 29 as he showed them a first look of his new music video for "Be A Nigger Too". The screening was held at the Tribecca Grand Hotel in New York City. Beside being attended by journalists, the event also saw the arrival of famous rappers such as Consequence and Fabolous. Before the premiere started, the attendants were being entertained by a DJ who played some classic track from Nas. The highly anticipated clip itself was being introduced by director of the video himself, Rick Cordero.

The clip, which supposedly will get an official premiere to public sometimes in June, said by Rick to be inspired by Spike Lee's movie titled "25th Hour". On the video beside featuring Nas, it is also being highlighted by appearances from John Cho. The video also shows lots of footages related to racism act.

Pete Wentz Gets a New Music Show From MTV

May 30, 2008 07:57:57 GMT


Shouting out your critics to others sometimes can do a good effect for you, that's exactly what just happened to Fall Out Boy bassist, Pete Wentz who earned himself a contract deal thanks to his critics. Pete who recently blasted out to MTV saying that the music channel hasn't played enough real music lately, got a special present over his words as the cable network signed him to produce and host a new music program.

The new show the channel gives to Pete, will be called F'N MTV which will be a weekly program that features live performance and video premieres. The show set to debut on June 13 at 8 P.M. and from then on will air regularly on Friday nights. The new program won't just be about musicians and their music, but it will also involve music lovers.

Whitney Houston to Team Up With Leona Lewis?


May 30, 2008 06:56:37 GMT


To mark her comeback to the musical scene, Whitney Houston prepares something special for her fans. Whitney reportedly is planning to do a duet with current pop sensation Leona Lewis as a bid to lift up her music career again.

According to reports, the collaboration idea actually comes from Whitney's boss, record producer, Clive Davis. Clive believes that teaming-up with Leona, would be a great stepping stone for the "I Will Always Love You" singer to take her back on top.

Rihanna's 'Disturbia' Audio Leaked


May 30, 2008 06:10:36 GMT


Closing in on the release date for her "Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded", another new track from Rihanna has leaked on-line. The new leaked track which will be featured on the re-released album is "Disturbia".

The song is one of the four new tracks listed on her repackaged album, while the other three are "Take A Bow", "If I Never See Your Face Again" and "Hatin' On The Club". Beside those four new tracks, Rihanna's upcoming set will also feature all songs from the original LP plus a 75 minutes DVD of her live concert footage in Manchester, England in December 2007, documentary and special video of Rihanna's hit song "Umbrella" created by her band.

Lil Wayne Faces Lawsuit Over Song Sampling


May 30, 2008 04:23:17 GMT


After having some troubles with the law recently over drugs and weapons possession allegation, a new problem is about to be faced by Lil Wayne. This time the rapper is being sued for using another musician's music without an approval. The artist that filled the lawsuit on Wayne is a South African born singer named Karma-Ann Swanepoel.

Karma claims that her song "Once" has been sampled by Wayne for his track titled "I Feel Like Dying". Moreover, TMZ.com said that on the lawsuit filed in Louisiana, the singer also stated that she has actually been approached by the rapper's label to sign a deal for the right to use her song. The problem is before the agreement is done deal, the "Lollipop" rapper has been spreading and streaming his single on MySpace, Youtube and also playing it live at his concerts.

P. Diddy and 50 Cent Tapped by MTV for New Reality Shows


May 30, 2008 03:14:03 GMT


New TV programs are being set to be launched by MTV and on it the music channel will be working with famous names on the Hip-Hop scene. MTV is tapping P. Diddy and 50 Cent for two separate upcoming reality TV shows.

Following the success of his previous "Making the Band", Diddy is set for another reality music project with MTV. The new program won't be that much different from his first reality project, but this time the rapper will try his luck on an area outside his hip-hop background, by embarking on the rock scene.

Video Premiere: Kanye West's 'Flashing Lights' (Part 3)

May 30, 2008 02:19:45 GMT


The third part of Kanye West's music video for his single "Flashing Lights" has just been premiered on May 29. The new clip, which is planned to be the final video for the single, is directed by Martin de Thurah.

The clip, which employs scenes of a dinner in an eerie mansion, presents Kanye chasing a woman whom he got curious at. One of the frames where the woman was running in the middle of the street has been unveiled in a still that Kanye posted on his blog before the first video was premiered.

Sammy Hagar Taps Chad Smith and Joe Satriani for a New Band


May 29, 2008 09:31:20 GMT


Rock fans are about to witness the coming of a super new band formed by ex-Van Halen vocalist, Sammy Hagar. Accompanying Sammy for the band's line up are great names in the music scene, such as guitar legend Joe Satriani, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Chad Smith and ex-Van Halen bass player, Michael Anthony.

The star studded affair plans to give their collaboration act, Chickenfoot as its name. Revealing the story behind the forming of the new band, Chad told media that the reason he was involved in the project saying, "If you're in Cabo, of course you know Sammy' cause he rules the joint. He's a really nice man, he's a great guy actually. Somehow he's taken a liking to me, and we played in Vegas, and we played some cover songs-we're a good cover band now."

Video Premiere: G-Unit's 'Rider Part 2'

May 29, 2008 09:02:28 GMT


Rap group G-Unit have just premiered a new music video for their single "Rider Part 2" on May 28 . The clip was the follow up for their first clip "I Like The Way She Do It", that has just been outed on May 12.

The new clip only features the three remaining members of the group, 50 Cent, Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks. The video at first actually also sees another rapper, Young Buck, but for some reasons Buck's involvements on the clip and on other G-Unit's songs have been excluded by the group.

Duffy Backs Up Jay-Z's Glastonbury Performance

May 29, 2008 08:18:43 GMT


Welsh singer Duffy hinted his admiration to Jay-Z as she shout out her support over the rapper's disputed upcoming appearance at the Glastonbury festival. The pop singer refuses to follow some musicians who rejected Jay-Z's addition to headline the event and stated that she thinks that it would be great to see the rapper performing at the annual event.

Stating her support to the rapper, speaking to the Glastonburyfestivals.co.uk, Duffy said, "I genuinely think he's a great musician. I was quite intrigued by it. It hadn't really crossed my mind that his appearance might be a problem. I've seen him live and it was one of the best shows I've ever been to."

Jonas Brothers Pick 'Burnin' Up' as First Single


May 29, 2008 07:15:21 GMT


Preparing the release of their new album "A Little Bit Longer", the Jonas Brothers have confirmed the lead single to be spawned from the band's upcoming set. The trio have picked the track "Burnin' Up" to lead the album's promotion and planned to officially drop it via radio outlets on June 20.

Beside "Burnin' Up", the band actually already have three other songs that they have debuted recently. Those singles are "Little Bit Longer", "Pushing Me Away" and "We Rock". The first two songs have been sung along with "Burnin' Up" at their recent tour, while the last song was released as the first single for the soundtrack of Disney-channel movie "Camp Rock".

David Cook Strikes Major Record Deal

May 29, 2008 06:30:35 GMT


David Cook is set to fulfill his musical career dreams after the American Idol Seventh Season winner has finally signed a major record deal. Cook will release his debut LP under 19 Recordings/RCA Records and it is being set for release this fall. The rock singer reportedly will start his album's works over the summer, taking up the empty dates from his upcoming Idol Tour which will starts on July 1.

Commenting about the deal, the 25-year-old rocker said to the press, "Signing this deal is truly a dream come true. I am looking forward to the recording process...The support I have received from America has been overwhelming, and I can't wait to hopefully do right by them." Meanwhile, Cook's current label through their vice president, Tom Corson, also shout out their praise on the rocker saying, "David Cook is an extraordinarily versatile and talented artist. He is a natural performer and a true star. We are thrilled to welcome him into our family."

Illegally Downloaded, Usher's New Album Sales Still Going Strong

May 29, 2008 04:43:04 GMT


Bad news and good news arrive for Usher regarding his new album. Latest reports claim that the singer has lost a fortune in royalties for his new record. It happened because his new LP "Here I Stand" was illegally downloaded more than half a million times just before its official release date on May 27.

According to the reports, Usher's "Here I Stand" already surfaces on the Internet one week before the LP's official launching. Moreover CMU music reported that in total, the album and its individual tracks, were downloaded about 554,716 times through a peer-to-peer file sharing application, BitTorrent.

3 Doors Down's New Album Conquers the Billboard 200 Chart

May 29, 2008 04:02:42 GMT


Success comes again for rockers 3 Doors Down as their new self-titled album debuted at #1 on this week's Billboard Hot 200 chart. It's for the second time that the band managed to put their set crowning the U.S. music chart in its first week release, after the same thing happened with their latest 2005 LP "Seventeen Days."

3 Doors' LP is not the only new release that managed to enter the top ten list on the Billboard chart this week as it is also followed by two other new comers that amazingly debuted right behind the band's new record. Those other two new set are Bun B's "II Trill" that enters at #2 and country singer Julianne Hough's self-titled set which debuted at #3 this week.

Jessica Simpson Releases New Single 'Come On Over'


May 28, 2008 09:20:55 GMT


Jessica Simpson is getting serious to get her musical career back on track and drop a new album soon after releasing "A Public Affair" in 2006. As a start for her upcoming LP, Jessica has just sent out her new song "Come On Over" via radio stations on May 27.

The song, which is being set as the first single from the upcoming album, is an up-tempo country track. It definitely represents the direction for the pop singer's upcoming album which is a country record.
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