Posted in 'Libra Scale', Music News, Ne-Yo

Music News: Ne-Yo Slams Hackers For Album Leak

A frustrated Ne-Yo has hit out at internet hackers, after learning that his fourth studio album ‘Libra Scale’ has leaked more than 3 weeks before its Stateside or international release.

His comments after the jump…


Speaking on Twitter moments ago, the singer/songwriter, 31, said:

Salutations all. I’m in japan and my album officially came out today out here. Today is a day that I SHOULD be very happy, but it has been brought to my attention that my album was hacked and leaked in the U.S. roughly a month before it’s U.S. release.

Initially this angered me. It’s stealing plain n’ simple. But then I started thinking. Why do I make music….? To sell records, make money, or is it because I love it, love how it touches people, how it helps people? The honest answer is both…

However, my love for music and it’s effect on people, outweighs my desire to simply sell records, or get that number one debut spot.

In a time where people buy their status and falsify their success, can those things really be that important to me? The answer is no.

So with that said, I’ve come to this place of mental peace. No longer stressing people that steal the music, how it’ll effect my sales. The bottom line is, I worked hard on this project. The music, the concept, the whole lot is for the people, respect or not.

So if you as a fan give a damn about me, buy the album when it comes out. If you don’t care, go get it off the internet. Your choice.

Ether way, the music, the concept, the whole lot, served it’s purpose. It gave the people something quality to vibe to. I’m not solely in the business of selling records. I’m in the business of making art. That’s what an artist does, period.

So with that twit fam and haters alike, I bid you farewell for now, and leave you with this….

I’LL BE DAMNED IF YOU HACKER FUCKS GET MY NEXT ALBUM BEFORE IT’S TIME!!! FUCK YOU ALL!!!! Have a nice day.

“WOW!!”

Source: thatgrapejuice.net


Posted in "Scream", 'Flesh Tone', Album Artwork, Album Cover, Kelis, Music

Album Cover: Kelis unveils new artwork for her single “Scream”

Kelis unveils the official artwork for her latest new single “Scream,” which is lifted from her latest album ‘Flesh Tone.’

On the cover, Kelis bares her internal organs for the rather interesting sci-fi looking artwork. The track will serve as the third official single from the project. I’m not a huge fan of Kelis, but the cover looks pretty Dope!

What are your thoughts about the cover?

Check out her latest single, “Scream” below….

LISTEN:

Posted in 'Charlie St. Cloud', Amanda Crew, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Brangelina, Celebrity Couples, Charlie Tahan, Crushing Over, Entertainment, Entertainment News, Kim Basinger, Movie Premiere, Vanessa Hudgens, Zac Efron, Zanessa

Crushing Over: Vanessa Hudgens & Zac Efron “Zanessa”

Zac Efron & Vanessa Hudgens: ‘Charlie St. Cloud’ Premiere!

Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens cozy up together as they arrive at the premiere of Charlie St. Cloud together on Tuesday (July 20) at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif.

Vanessa, 21, came out to support her boyfriend on the red carpet of his new flick, which opens in theaters everywhere on Friday, July 30!

Charlie St. Cloud, also starring Kim Basinger, Charlie Tahan and Amanda Crew, follows the title character’s battle between keeping a promise he made to his brother, who died in a car accident, or going after the girl he loves.

FYI: Vanessa is wearing a Reem Acra dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, and a Ferragamo bag.

Check out more photos of the cutest couple in Hollywood below…

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Source: jjr.com

“They make my top list for one of the cutest celebrity couple. I think they will last a very long time. The way they look at each other shows a sincere love in their eyes. They remind me of Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt, minus all the kids.”

Posted in Celebrities, Celebrity News, Entertainment, LINDSAY LOHAN

Lindsay Lohan to Play Porn Star Linda Lovelace in New Film

Lindsay Lohan has landed the lead role in a movie based on the life of 1970s porn star Linda Lovelace.

The 24-year-old, controversial star who recently posted a Twitpic of herself holding a gun to her own face, will play Lovelace. Lovelace is a porn star who shot to fame with the landmark 1972 porno movie, “Deep Throat.”

I would say it’s probably one of the most challenging roles any actor could play — and not because of the sexual content, necessarily — but more because she was so battered and beat up emotionally, that I think it’s gonna take everything Lindsay has to really be able to pull it off,”  Producer Wali Razaqi stated to the Los Angeles Times while speaking of the role Lindsay will play in his upcoming movie, “Inferno.”

Not that Lindsay’s life is similar in any way — but she’s been through a lot of ups and downs. A lot of times you’re loved and then you’re hated, and I think she can relate to those emotions and feelings.” He said.

Sources: The Associated Press
MSNBC, Reuters

Posted in Entertainment, Lawsuits, Music

Daddy Yankee Sues Record Label and Distributer

Daddy Yankee has sued his former record label for copyright infringement. Sources say the Reggaeton superstar is seeking damages of $10 million from UMG Recordings Inc. and Universal Music Distributor. Both companies continued selling his material after their five year license had expired.

Source: The Associated Press

Posted in Celebrities, Celebrity News, Eva Longoria-Parker, George Lopez, Jessica Alba, NEWS, Ricky Martin, Shakira

Celebrity News: Celebs Speak out Against Arizona

Of course Arizona wasn’t going to get away with such a bold move without Hollywood speaking out! Celebrities are voicing their opinions on Governor Jan‘s strict immigration law.

International star Shakira visited Arizona Thursday and met with officials to learn more about the law. After a meeting with Phoenix’s Latin Community the Grammy winning star had this to say:

“…It violates the civil and human rights of the Latino Community…It goes against all human dignity, against the principles of most Americans I know.”

The singer who at one point stated, “I’m here pretty much undocumented,” said the Constitution “exists to protect the rights of people living in a nation with or without documents.”

We’re talking about human beings here.

Ricky Martin, George Lopez, Eva Longoria-Parker and Jessica Alba have voiced their opinions via Twitter.

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Ricky Martin tweeted yesterday:

“Equality is understanding that we all come from the same place. Racial profiling should never be tolerated, in the U.S. or anywhere in the world. We’re moving backwards. Scary.”

He was joined by comedian George Lopez, and actresses Eva Longoria-Parker and Jessica Alba.

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George tweeted:

“ARIZONA..George Lopez is coming..Oops..I just got pulled over..Apparently I fit the profile..Gacho!!”

And later he tweeted:

“AZ announces the first Spray Tanning Shop that sprays you lighter “the Casper”..Tougher to Profile.

“The crackdown in ARIZONA continues..The New Taco Bell TORTADA has been outlawed .by GOV Jan Brewer…The changing the name of PATRON to make it more ARIZONA friendly..Now..PAT RON”

Eva and Jessica chimed in by re-tweeting both Ricky and George‘s messages.

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Eva also Tweeted:

“The recent legislation in Arizona threatens to undermine basic notions of fairness.”

Sources: AP Mobile (Image from the Associated Press), Billboard.com, Yahoo News

Posted in 'Show the World', 'Take It Off', 'Under the Radar', Brian Cox, Drake, Entertainment, Entertainment News, G-Unit, Hip-Hop News, Maino, Missy Elliot, Mixtapes, Music News, Ne-Yo, Olivia, Serani, SOHH.com

Music News: Olivia Opens Up About New Album ‘Show the World’

Former G-Unit singer Olivia has opened up about what she plans to include on her upcoming new album, ‘Show the World’, and who fans can expect to hear as guest features. According to Olivia, the project will feature cuts from Missy Elliot, Ne-Yo, Brian Cox and more.

The album ‘Show The World’ is coming soon; it’s completely done. We’re still working on a date. I got Missy Elliot on there, Ne-Yo, Brian Cox. The album is real sexy but I’m also talking about love, dabbling in a little heartbreak, things of that nature. I believe in approach. I might say things that are a little bit nasty but because I sing so sweet, you can’t really tell [laughs]. But I’m also not saying any outlandish things. I’m just speaking from my heart and saying how I feel. Majority of my music is a true story. It’s usually relateable to either myself, a best friend or someone really close to me, so it’s always gonna be personal.” (Hip Hop N More)

In late December, the singer talked about taking a sexy approach to the album.

“I got a single called ‘Take It Off’ and it was actually leaked,” Olivia explained in an interview, “which was a good thing so it’s been picking up really really good. The album is completely done. The single is basically talking about taking it off, obviously…I keep the studio really really hot so most people who know me know that if you come into the studio with me, you gonna be sweating. So I think that’s where [the concept] came from…I’m a very sensual person, so that’s usually what I write about and that’s where I’m going with it. The album is real sexy but I’m also talking about love, might dabble a little heartbreak, not me of course, stuff like that.” (Vlad TV)

Earlier this year, Olivia hit up SOHH.com to discuss her new mixtape, ‘Under the Radar.

“Probably only three joints are remixes, everything else is original,” Olivia told SOHH. “It’s crazy, it’s crazy. And that’s where you see me with most of my collabs because on the actual album I personally didn’t want any collabs because I felt like every time you saw me, it was with a collaboration. So I just threw them all on the mixtape and the album, you’ll get all me.” (SOHH)

Her underground release features guest appearances by Maino, Drake, Serani and more.

Checkout her tracklist below…

1. Intro with Ed Lover

2. Take It Off (Remix) (feat. Maino)

3. Control (feat. Drake)

4. When it’s Real

5. Interview with Ed Lover

6. In My Bedroom (feat. 50 Cent)

7. Lonely Girl

8. I Got You (feat. Webstar)

9. Rub Me Up (feat. Serani)

10. Get It In (Freestyle)

11. Next 2 U

12. Never 2 Far

13. Rich Dollaz Speaks

14. Here We Go Again *Bonus*

15. Mike Epps Outro (Hip Hop Press)

Source: SOHH.com
Posted in Entertainment, Entertainment News, Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop Beef, Hip-Hop News, Music News, Nelly

Music News: Nelly’s Relative Murdered!

“He Was Not My Bodyguard, He Was My Cousin & My Friend!”

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly‘s cousin, Michael Johnson, was murdered this week in Missouri after being fatally shot. Based on reports, the murder took place on Wednesday (April 28).
A murder investigation is hitting close to home for St. Louis rap star, Nelly. Multiple sources close to Nelly tell News 11 the victim was one of Nelly’s bodyguards. The victim is 36 year old Michael Johnson sources describe him as Nelly’s left hand man, or someone who was by the rapper’s side providing security. St. Louis county police responded to a home on Nola, near north Hanley Wednesday night just before midnight. Johnson was shot several times. (KDVR News).

Further details suggest Johnson‘s death occurred at his home. A man who St. Louis hip-hop star Nelly referred to as his cousin (or, rather his “cuzzen”) was killed Wednesday night outside a home in the 8000 block of Nola, near the intersection of N. Hanley and St. Charles Rock Road. Michael Johnson, 36, was shot multiple times while leaving or entering the home in unincorporated St. Louis County. Police have no suspects or motives for the crime. (River Front Times).

Nelly has since confirmed the reports and aired out a local news station for its false reporting.

“Contrary to some reports micheal johnson wasnt my bodyguard!he was my cuzzen and my friend!!I will always luv n miss u MJ!!!!!,” he wrote late Thursday night. “Channel 2 stl don’t Ever have 2worry about another interview from me or a stlunatic ever again!! There not invited 2any of my functions!! Why would you channel 2 mix me giving away scholarships 2students with the murder of my cuzzen after I told u I didn’t want 2talk about it Ino its your right chnnel 2 but Y is it when a brother goes to do good they wanna make the bad the headline?thanx for the home town support After watching channel 2’s broadcast its clear to me about motives!my cuzzen deserved his own segment as well as the 2 deserving students!! I’m NEVER WATCHING CHANNEL 2 news in stl ever again!!! STLOUIS SPREAD THE WORD!!!” (Nelly’s Twitter)

Earlier this month, Nelly confronted alleged groupie Kat Stacks in an interview.

“Sweetheart, all you have to tell me is what hotel did we f*ck in,” Nelly said during a radio interview. “You have to tell me one that we’ve been f*cking around at for two months. Tell me one of them, please…I’ve been exposed? You lie. You can’t tell me one hotel. You can’t tell me one hotel in two months that you’ve seen me at ever in your life…And find that hotel we f*cked at because you said it was several of them. Why is it you can go into details about everybody else but me? Why we ain’t got no details? What happened? Get the f*ck out of here. I can’t even understand her. Let me go get my son. It’s to your best interest to quit with the lies. She knows she’s lying. I know one motherf*ck that didn’t touch her. I know one for sure.” (Shade 45)

No further details have been revealed as of now.

Source: Sohh.com

~~May his cousin Rest in Peace. My thoughts go out to his family & friends.

Posted in 'Born Free', concert, Entertainment, Justin Bieber, M.I.A, Music, Music News, New, Whitney Houston

Music News: Banned Video ~ Cancelled Concert ~ Missed Notes

Justin Bieber’s Concert Cancelled!

Police in Sydney cancelled Bieber’s performance after a swarm of teenagers surged toward the venue in a frenzy! Ten girls had to be pulled from the crowd. Eight girls were taken to the hospital. One out the eight had fractured her knee cap, but most of them hyperventilated.

The commotion reportedly began because the doors were supposed to open at 5:00pm, but instead they opened at 3:00pm, leaving fans to believe the teen icon had arrived early. Police have stated that the station was prepared, but the frenzy got out of control. Many of the teenages were there without parents.

M.I.A.’s Violent Video Banned from YouTube


Due to graphic violence, you will not be able to find M.I.A‘s new video on YouTube.

Sources say M.I.A. tweeted this morning about her new single, “Born Free” being banned from YouTube.

“F*ck UMG who won’t show it on YouTube!” M.I.A. tweeted.

Then she later clarified that UMG was not at fault. The video was unveiled this morning on the singer’s official website.

WATCH IT HERE: “Born Free”

Whitney Houston Misses High Notes at London Concert!

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OMGoodness!

Just watch for yourself!:

Sources: AP Mobile News, Billboard.com

Posted in Beyonce, Beyonce Knowles, Beyonce’, Jay Z, Music, Music News

Music News: Jay-Z & Beyoncé Perform at Conchella

This past Friday (April 16) Jay-Z hit the stage with his divalicious wife, Beyoncé as they performed live at the Conchella festival in Indio, California. The couple celebrated their 2 year anniversary earlier this month and appeared to be happy about performing together. Beyoncé, dressed in a graphic tee and cut-off denim shorts, joined her hubby as they performed “Young Forever.”

 

Sources: GossipOnThis.com, Yahoo Music Blogs