J. Cole's "Power Trip" Goes Gold [Update: Single Goes Platinum]
J. Cole and Miguel's "Power Trip" single has been certified Gold, moving more than 500,000 units since it’s February release. You can purchase the track on iTunes if you wish. Born Sinner hits the shelves on June 18th. Peep the numbers and listen to the track below:
Diddy, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Miguel & More React To "Not Guilty" Verdict In Trayvon Martin Case
Last night, in a Sanford, Florida court room, George Zimmerman was found "not guilty" in the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, having been acquitted of second-degree murder and/or manslaughter. The verdict was announced by a jury of six women after they deliberated for more than 16 hours. Trayvon's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, were not present at the final hearing, but responded on Twitter shortly after the announcement. "Even though I am broken hearted, my faith is unshattered. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE MY BABY TRAY," stated Mr. Martin.
Miguel Reportedly Ordered Not To Jump Over Crowd At Billboard Music Awards [Update: Miguel's Rep Denies This]
Miguel's leg-drop situation doesn't seem to be improving. First, it seemed like everything would be fine, as the victim of his infamous leg-drop at the Billboard Music Awards seemed to be in good spirits following the incident. Soon enough, the victim, Khyati Shah, was considering a lawsuit. Things continued to get worse for Miguel, as we reported just yesterday that Shah's lawyer says she may be suffering from neurologocial damage because of the incident.
Miguel "Leg Drop" Victim Considering Lawsuit [Update: Victim May Have Brain Damage]
It seems the excessive amount of memes won't be the only repercussion for Miguel's failed attempt to jump over the crowd at the Billboard awards earlier this month. The victim of the R&B singer's now infamous leg-drop, Khyati Shah, is now considering taking legal action against Miguel, according to her attorney.
Miguel Rants About Race, Says "Black People Are The Most Judgmental People In The World"
Miguel has been doing pretty well for himself as of late. The R&B singer released his critically acclaimed sophomore album Kaleidoscope Dream last year, and has since won a Grammy for the project, collaborated with the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Kendrick Lamar, J.
Miguel Speaks On Billboard Stage-Jump Incident
The 2013 Billboard awards were filled with memorable performances from the likes of Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and more. However, one performance, or moment rather, stuck out in particular.
Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Miguel & More Perform At 2013 Billboard Music Awards
Miguel, Chris Brown, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were among this year's performers at the 2013 Billboard music awards. The event is still happening live at the MGM grand, but check out footage of the artists that have taken the stage so far, and stay tuned for updates with the latest performances!
Miguel Explains His Stance On Putting Out Free Music & Finding Happy Medium With "Art Dealer Chic" EPs
Miguel announced recently that he'll be releasing a new set of his Art Dealer Chic EPs this summer. Now the r'n'b singer explained the reason he likes to drop free EPs, as he finds it a happy medium, inbetween flooding the blogs with free mixtapes and putting out music for sale.
J. Cole Talks On Murdering Miguel In "Power Trip" Video
J. Cole delivered the official video for his first single off his highly anticipated sophomore album, Born Sinner, the other day.
Kendrick Lamar & Miguel Cover VIBE Magazine
This month's issue of VIBE magazine features two of the biggest stars in hip-hop and r'n'b respectively, Kendrick Lamar and Miguel.
Miguel Announces New Set Of "Art Dealer Chic" EPs For This Summer
R'n'b new comer, Miguel, had a big year, with his album Kaleidoscope Dream doing very well on the charts, as well as earning a Grammy for the single
Monica Is Collaborating With Future & Miguel
R&B singer–songwriter Monica dropped her seventh studio album New Life around this time last year, and we haven't heard much from her since.
Miguel Announces Kendrick Lamar Will Be On "How Many Drinks (Remix)"
Miguel revealed the other week that his next single would be "How Many Drinks" and that it would feature a fellow L.A. artist, however he didn't name names.Today the singer reveals that Kendrick Lamar will be the feature on "How Many Drinks."During a Ustream session with fans, Miguel announced the news that K. Dot would be joining the remix of the track, as well as the video. No word yet on when we'll hear the result.
Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill & More Featured In GQ Style UK
Hip-hop and fashion have always been linked in some shape or form. Currently, some of the biggest names in the rap industry, as well as some of the up and comers, are considered style icons and extremely influential. GQ Style UK enlisted 8 such artists for their "Bigger Than Hip-Hop" editorial.
BTS Photos: Video Shoot For J. Cole & Miguel's "Power Trip"
J. Cole dropped the first single from his upcoming sophomore album a couple months back, and now the rapper and R&B star Miguel have wrapped filming the visuals for "Power Trip". The shoot saw the duo head back to Cole's hometown of Fayettenam, the same spot he filmed the "Who Dat" video.
J. Cole Says "Power Trip" Reminds Him Of "Cry Me A River"
Fans were becoming impatient with J. Cole as he continued to push back his solo album and not satiate their appetites with new music. Recently, the N.C. rapper responded by dropping a five track EP, Truly Yours, and followed
Talib Kweli Talks Recording With Kendrick Lamar, Nelly & Miguel On New Album
Heralded as one of the most talented emcees to ever grab a mic, Talib Kweli has been hard at work on his latest album Prisoner Of Consciousness, which will include some nice features. While in Detroit for Dilla Day, honoring the memory of J Dilla, the Brooklyn emcee discussed how some of the features came
Performances From Wiz Khalifa, Miguel, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean & More At Grammys
The 55th Annual Grammys took place last night, and every year they see memorable performances from a variety of artists. This year saw several hip-hop/ r'n'b artists perform, and in case you missed the awards ceremony, we've aggregated all the hip-hop-related performance here.Scroll down to see performances from Wiz Khalifa, Miguel, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, LL Cool J, and more.
Wiz Khalifa & Miguel Added To 2013 Grammy Performers
The pool of performers at this year’s Grammy Awards continues to get deeper as a couple an R&B and also a hip hop act was added, joining previously announced Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Frank Ocean, and
Charts Don't Lie: November 4th
This week's Charts Don't Lie finds Kendrick Lamar sitting atop the list for good reason. His debut album moved impressive amounts for a hip-hop album, and landed at #2, if it wasn't for Taylor Swift's enormous teen fan base, maybe we would have seen an emcee at #1. Either way, it's good to see fans supporting hip-hop artists.