#TBT: Chris Brown's Smash Singles
The mere fact that Chris Brown has been around long enough to garner a Throwback Thursday may have you feeling tad old on this Thanksgiving. However, after getting an early start at age sixteen, the now-twenty-six year old Brown has enough back catalogue to fill up a list of throwbacks with relative ease.
Chris Brown Announces New Release Date For “Royalty”
In one of the more confusing album campaigns we've seen in a while (lets not forget about Jeremih’s Late Nights: The Album of course), Chris Brown’s Royalty album is facing yet another setback unfortunately. All day long Chris has been on his social media accounts blasting the hashtag #BlackFriday & #Royalty, leaving us to presume that the album was still in fact dropping on the original release date of November 27, but apparently that’s not the case anymore.
Top Tracks: November 16 - November 22
There weren't too many big releases this past week, unless you're an Adele fan, but we've got heat coming in December from guys like Curren$y and G-Eazy, who both shared new singles off their upcoming albums. This week's Top 10 also includes two tracks off the soundtrack to "Creed," which will hit theaters on November 25, and three new tracks from Thugger, who is currently prepping his fourth project of the year, Hi-Tunes, his debut album.
G-Eazy Reveals "When It's Dark Out" Tracklist
G-Eazy is about to have a moment. He drops his sophomore albumWhen It's Dark Out on December 4th, and his world tour with A$AP Ferg and Nef the Pharaoh kicks off at the top of 2016. This afternoon, he came through with the official album tracklist, and it looks very promising indeed.
Chris Brown Painted A Portrait Of Chinx For French Montana's Birthday
French Montana's 31st birthday went down earlier this week, and while the Coke Boy has a lot to celebrate, the death of his friend and collaborator Chinx this spring still feels pretty fresh. Chris Brown came through with a fitting gift for the occassion, painting a portrait (along with artist Dee Cosey) of French Montana and Chinx -- the latter with angel wings and a halo.
Top Tracks: November 2 - November 8
10. Fetty Wap - Jimmy Choo It's been less than two months since Fetty Wap's debut self-titled album, which went No. 1, and he's already dropped a joint tape with French Montana and has another EP in the works. "Jimmy Choo," dedicated to the Malaysian fashion designer, would sound nicely on the upcoming release. It's softer than most of Fetty's radio anthems, as Zoovier channels the sound of his new life of luxury.
Tyga Shares "Rawwest Nigga Alive" Tracklist & Release Date
After sharing the video to his hot new track, "Dope'd Up," Tyga has given us the lowdown on his upcoming mixtape, Rawwest Nigga Alive. The release of T-raww's third project of the year is right around the corner, arriving on November 27, aka Black Friday. Find the mixtape's cover art in the above gallery, and check out the tracklist below.
Woman Accuses Chris Brown's Security Of Assault In Vegas
A 28-year-old woman named Jakaria has accused one of Chris Brown's security guard of assaulting her and sending her to the hospital with whiplash, reports TMZ.
Chris Brown & Big Sean Among Guest Features On G-Eazy's Upcoming Album
We attended a NYC listening session for G-Eazy's upcoming album When It's Dark Out. We learned a lot, including some of the featured artists and producers we didn't already know would appear.
Top Tracks: October 19 - October 25
10. Lil Wayne - Pour Up This Weezy leak continues to amass more hype, even though we can't find it anywhere on the web -- back into Birdman's vault, I suppose. Now in its fourth week, the lean-inspired zero-fucks-given anthem managed to grab the final spot in the top 10. Weezy would be wise to have "Pour Up" as his next single, though that's easier said than done.
French Montana & Fetty Wap's "Coke Zoo" Tracklist Revealed
French Montana and Fetty Wap's Coke Zoo mixtape is on its way. After giving us the artwork last week, French has shared the official tracklist on Instagram today -- and it comes with a couple surprises.
Nick Cannon Says Chris Brown Is A Cross Between Michael Jackson & Tupac
Like him or not, Chris Brown is one of the most successful artists of the past decade. Nick Cannon thinks he deserves more recognition, and in a lengthy Instagram post, the "America's Got Talent" host suggested that the singer is like a combination of Michael Jackson and Tupac Shakur. "Think about how much everyone attacked MJ and 2Pac while they were alive... I don't think I have ever witnessed someone more gifted, who has overcome so much and still growing and learning daily," Cannon wrote of Brown.
Top Tracks: October 13 - October 18
10. Ty Dolla $ign - Violent (Prod. by DJ Spinz & Southside)
Chris Brown Reveals "Royalty" Album Cover
A few days ago, Chris Brown revealed the title of his new album, as well as a release date of November 27th, aka Black Friday. It looks like he's officially kicking the promo into high gear, as this afternoon he unveiled the cover art for the album.
Chris Brown Shares Release Date For "Royalty"
Chris Brown's last album arrived while the singer was still serving time, but since his release, he's been omni-present, doing as many features as possible to make up for his absence. Now he's ready to release his first LP since getting out of jail, and of course, the birth of his daughter.
Here Are The Nominations For the 43rd Annual American Music Awards
The nominations have been announced for the 43rd annual American Music Awards. Taylor Swift led all artists with 6 nominations. The hip hop/R&B noms were predictably scarce/pop-oriented: The Weeknd scored five nominations and Nicki Minaj earned three. Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, and Drake each earned two. The AMAs are going down on November 22nd with Jennifer Lopez set to host. Performers have yet to be announced. Check out the complete list of nominations below. Artist of the Year
DJ Khaled Announces Album Release Date, Two Singles Dropping Today
In between doing yoga on a dock, working out, and crushing a ton of food from his Finga Licking restaurant, DJ Khaled has found time to put together an album. It's called I Changed A Lot, and it will drop October 23, Khaled announced this morning.
Fetty Wap & French Montana To Release "Coke Zoo" Joint Mixtape
Drake and Future's What a Time to Be Alive seems to be inspiring other rappers to team up and drop impromptu projects. The next joint mixtape we'll get to hear comes from French Montana and Fetty Wap.
Karrueche Tran Says Dating Chris Brown Has Made It Harder To Get Work
Karrueche has been struggling to book modeling gigs since she broke up with Chris Brown earlier this year, she told BBC in a new interview, and she feels she is still viewed simply as his ex rather than as her own entity.
Rihanna Covers Vanity Fair; Talks Past Relationship With Chris Brown & More
Magazine companies sure do love Bad Girl Ri-Ri. A week after her appearance in Fader’s 100th issue, Rihanna is now gracing the front cover of Vanity Fair's November issue.