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.
Drake is prepping a new album for later this year, Nothing Was The Same, and in support of it he's announced a North American tour.
"Would You Like A Tour?" calls upon Miguel and Future to join Drizzy on the road, for 41 cities. Peep all the tour dates below, and the flyer in the gallery above.
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!
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.
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
Miguel was reportedly arrested for a DUI in L.A. early this morning, which is the first run-in he's had with the cops since blowing up. Hopefully he doesn't follow in the footsteps filled with legal troubles of his fellow r'n'b singer Chris Brown.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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
Justin Timberlake, among others. Wiz Khalifa