There was much anticipation following the announcement that Beyonce and Andre 3000 would be covering the late Amy Winehouse's definitive cut "Back To Black". The track finally premiered through Mark Ronson's East Village radio last week, and the initial reception was generally pretty favorable.
"Feeling Myself," a Hit-Boy-produced gem from Nicki Minaj's new album, features two of the most powerful women in the game flexing even harder than they did on the "Flawless" remix earlier this year. Apparently, another one of hip-hop's most talented females had a hand in the song's creation.
Few female duos have the power to shut down the internet like Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj did a few weeks ago when the "Flawless" remix dropped out of nowhere. But of those that could give Minaj a run for her thirst-inducing money, Rihanna is certainly near the top of the list.
Dr. Dre hasn't come out with any new music in quite a while (although he did co-produce Kendrick Lamar's 2013 Good Kid m.A.A.d. City and had a verse on the hit-song, "The Recipe") but that hasn't stopped him from swimming in cash.
With the MTV Video Music Awards going down this Sunday, Auguse 25th, the excitement continues to grow as we approach the weekend. The list of performers lined up for this year's event alone leaves us with big expectations.
A few weeks back, DJ Skee let it leak that Jay Z and Beyonce are reportedly working on a collaborative album together. While we've yet to receive any official confirmation from the hip-hop power couple, today more details on the rumored joint album arrive, courtesy of Page Six.
Today, Forbes Magazine released their annual list of the 100 "World's Most Powerful Celebrities," and eleven stars in the Hip-Hop/R&B worlds were included. Four made the top ten, and the other seven were also all in the top 50.
It's almost time for the ScHoolboy Q and Kid Cudi chart invasion, but not just yet. We received the first week sales projection for both rappers respective releases, Oxymoron and Satellite Flight, and both are on track to sell a solid amount of albums.
In the past, "Law & Order: SVU" hasn't been shy about incorporating real life news stories into its fictitious plots, adapting the Chris Brown/Rihanna saga into an episode last year, and it seems like this season will be no different.
2013 has basically come and gone without any sign of a new album from Beyonce. The singer, who has been back on her grind ever since giving birth to Blue Ivy has put out a few miscellaneous tracks, but nothing transpired into a legitimate single or an LP.