On Saturday, Jay-Z, in his annual tradition, celebrated the GRAMMYs a day early at what must be one of the most exciting brunches known to man. This year, Roc Nation artists have together tallied nine nominations, which would be no easy feat for labels other than the highly regarded Roc Nation.
Beats Music just launched last week, and they celebrated the occasion (as well as the upcoming Grammy awards) last night at the Belasco Theater in LA. It was a star-studded event to say the least, with Dre seemingly calling in just about all his connectiosn to perform at the event.
For those unfamiliar, Kenneth Whalum is a GRAMMY-award-winning, platinum-selling saxophonist and producer from New York City.
"Away" is his latest single, which features Big K.R.I.T. on the assist (hit the iTunes link to cop it).
This is as smooth and soulful as it gets, folks.
There were certainly a lot of "Control" responses within the weeks of Kendrick Lamar's infamous verse, but not one from the actual rappers mentioned. Better late than never, J. Cole offered a unique response (or moreso a reaction) to the call-out this month, with a guest verse on Justin Timberlake's "TKO (Remix)".
Check out Shad K "Seven Minute Grammy Family Freestyle" Video, the latest video from Shad K, released on Thursday, July 11th, 2013. Shad K's chances in this game are improving with each new release, and Shad K "Seven Minute Grammy Family Freestyle" Video is no exception - quite the opposite, in fact. It's a nice addition to the impressive catalogue Shad K has been building over the years. We're definitely anticipating the next move.
With performances from Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, an ensemble tribute to Bob Marley and Justin Timberlake's return to the Grammy stage, the night saw wins from Frank Ocean, Drake, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lecrae, Usher and more.