The-Dream News

  • Cover of Radio Killa: The-Dream's R&B Diva Writing Credits
    Terius Youngdell Nash is very well-known in the R&B world as a producer/singer/writer. He's worked with just about everyone in the business, including artists such as Jay-Z, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, J.Holiday, Yung Joc & Diddy.
  • Cover of The-Dream Announces He's Leaving Def Jam
    It appears as though The-Dream is leaving Def Jam, where he served not only as an artist but as the Vice President of A&R. Today the talented singer posted a goodbye message on his Instagram announcing his "exodus."
  • Cover of Hottest R&B Projects Of 2013
    R&B is a genre that seems to be in a constant state of flux. It's certainly very different from what it was 20 years ago - these days, many artists tend to cross over into other genres, causing debate as to what truly constitutes R&B music. 
  • Cover of The-Dream Says "Watch The Throne 2" Is Likely To Happen
    Many people are anticipating and wondering if Jay Z and Kanye West will follow up the mega successful Watch The Throne with a second installment. The-Dream, who is affiliated with both rappers, and had a part in the first album, shared his thoughts on whether or not we'll see a Watch The Throne 2 in a new interview.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For The-Dream's "Too Early"
    After providing a few very NSFW promo clips for various IV Play tracks, The-Dream is getting ready to drop an official video for fan favorite "Too Early".
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 11-17)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of The-Dream Says The Bulk Of "Magna Carta" Was Completed In 2 Weeks
    The-Dream showed up on the writing credits for Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, on both the Justin Timberlake-assisted "Holy Grail," as well as "Heaven", but his contributions have been less recognized as he has not been a visble part of the promotion for the album.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: June 4-10
    With the hectic-ness that was HOT 97's Summer Jam UA was missing from the site last week. Nonetheless, today we return in full force looking back at tracks that were posted within the past fourteen days instead of seven, because as usual, more than a few dope cuts have gone overlooked.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: June 9
    This week r'n'b singer and hit-maker extraordinaire, The-Dream, enters the charts with his latest effort, IV Play. The-Dream is an interesting artist to analyze, because while he creates hits on top of hits for tons artists in the game, his own fan-base is much smaller, yet extremely devout to the singer.
  • Cover of The-Dream's First Week Sales For "IV Play"
    The-Dream's new album, IV Play, finally dropped on May 28th. The album was projected to sell much less than The-Dream's previous efforts, with projections being around 18k-21k. 
  • Cover of The-Dream Talks About Writing Kelly Rowland's Very Personal Track "Dirty Laundry"
    From what we've heard of Kelly Rowland's new album Talk A Good Game, the singer is opening up much more than we've seen in the past. Specifically, on Kelly's single "Dirty Laundry" she vents about her relationship with Destiny's Child groupmate Beyonce, as well as an abusive relationship.
  • Cover of The-Dream Says Rihanna Does His Songwriting "Justice"
    The-Dream is certainly is a successful solo artist, but his chart-presence is much more visible when you read the fine print. The Radio Killa, who you may have heard bragging about being "all on you like the credits on a CD", has a very impressive song-writing repertoire.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For The-Dream's "IV Play"
    The-Dream's dropped quite a few tracks from his fourth album leading up to its release, and despite scoring features from both Jay-Z and Beyonce for his singles, the Radio Killa's first sales week is looking relatively low.
  • Cover of Kelly Rowland & The-Dream Reschedule "Lights Out" Tour
    The-Dream and Kelly Rowland have been working closely together recently, contributing to each other's albums (IV Play and Talk A Good Game respectively), they even planned a joint tour together. However, Kelly Rowland's new gig on the U.S.
  • Cover of Full Album Stream For The-Dream's "IV Play"
    As The-Dream's IV Play release date fast approaches, the r'n'b singer decided to give fans a preview of the album with a full album stream via YouTube. IV Play has appearances from Kelly Rowland, Jay-Z, Beyonce, 2 Chainz and more. We've compiled the YouTube streams below so you can listen to the entire album. 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: May 5-12
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of The-Dream Reveals Tracklist For "IV Play"
     With The-Dream prepping to release his 4th studio album, IV Play, on May 28th, he decided to reveal the official tracklisting for the project late this evening.
  • Cover of Jadakiss Announces First Single Off "Top 5 Dead Or Alive"
    Jadakiss said that his new solo album, Top 5 Dead Or Alive, was already 75% done awhile ago. That's not the only project the rapper has on his plate though, he's working with Styles P and Sheek Louch on the LOX album, We Are The Streets 2, which he is also hoping to release this year.
  • Cover of Artwork Revealed For The-Dream's Upcoming Single "High Art" Featuring Jay-Z
     The-Dream's fifth studio album, IV Play, is slowly approaching us with a release date of May 28th. After giving us the first two singles in "Slow It Down" and "IV Play", The-Dream will be dropping his Jay-Z-featured single "High Art" come tomorrow.
  • Cover of The-Dream Confirms Upcoming Tour With Kelly Rowland [Update: Tour Dates Revealed]
    The-Dream, whose album IV Play finally comes out on May 28th, is also gearing up for a tour to begin around the time of the album's release.
  • Cover of HNHH's Most Anticipated Summer Albums
    The first few months of 2013 passed with the hip-hop game in limbo, with a severe lack of albums that sparked everyone's attention. Weezys tenth album, I Am Not A Human Being II, was mediocre compared to his previous projects, A$AP Rocky's album, despite being exceptional was leaked late last year, weeks before its
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For The-Dream's "IV Play"
     The-Dream just released his newest single, "IV Play", last week and looks to be already shooting the visual.
  • Cover of The-Dream Speaks On Joking With Jay-Z At The Grammys, "IV Play" Delay
    The-Dream is gearing up for the release of his long-awaited album, IV Play, which was pushed back three weeks recently. Nonetheless, it sounds like the r'n'b star is almost ready to release it, having revealed some of the features on the album yesterday.
  • Cover of The-Dream Reveals Features For His Album "IV Play"
     Before The-Dream premiered his new music video for "Slow It Down" on BET's 106 & Park, he talked a little about his upcoming album, IV Play, and who will be featured on the project.While chopping it up with tv-host Bow Wow, The-Dream talked about the features on his upcoming albu
  • Cover of The-Dream Delays "IV Play" & Releases Two Cover Arts
    The-Dream announced a month ago that he was changing the title of his upcoming album from Love IV to IV Play, and along with that change he announced a release date.
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