In the final part of Amaru’s interview with Ne-Yo, he discusses wanting to make a classic record with Jay Z, keeping Michael Jackson’s legacy alive, staying creative and doing different things, label battles for “Libra Scale” & his Top 3 singers and rappers of all time.
Archive for February 28th, 2011
Andre Merritt got a late start. He was always into singing, tried football, and then got into basketball. To everyone’s amazement, he was good at them all. Singing was second nature, but there was something about basketball. Basketball became like a therapy for him, especially when dealing with the hectic nature of the music industry. Basketball gave him an avenue to get away from it all. On the court, he’s able to let the game take over, leaving the rest behind.
“You don’t get to see my game till I get angry. I’m like two different people and I’m extremely competitive–they have to go, we staying.”
In an exclusive sit down with Singersroom, veteran R&B group Mint Condition share details about their forthcoming album 7…, being a succesful International group, staying together and more. Check it out!
It’s a Holiday! J. Holiday finally delivers his first mixtape release. The DC crooner has been jumping around label situations and trying to regain the buzz he had with his first album, and hit single “Bed” for some time. With a new deal on Island/Def Jam, and reconciled relationship with The-Dream he is poised to get back to where he belongs. After a strong fan request, and much needed promo the soulful songster drops his anticipated mixtape “M.I.A. (The Lost Pages)”. A collection of new material, unreleased tracks and leaks, including fan favorite “Oh Sheila”. Follow the jump for the track list and download link.
Following last year’s release of Michael Jackson’s posthumous album MICHAEL, fans will once again get a chance to show their love for the King of Pop. Sony Music has launched a project on MichaelJackson.com for MJ followers to upload and edit their own clips in a music video contest for his newest single “Behind the Mask,” penned In 1979.
Wow. The youngest Smith drops off another big record with her follow up to “Whip My Hair” with “21st Century Girl”. A very cool uptempo production plays the background, while Willow expresses how she is the ’21st Century Girl,’ who is a rebel with class. The record will be available on iTunes March 1st!
Cee Lo Green capped Oscar Sunday by providing the soundtrack to Jimmy Kimmel’s annual Academy Awards special. The Lady Killer and his all-female band performed “Bright Lights Bigger City”. Watch Cee-Lo light up late night below.