Beyoncé has been mobbin’ on the low for the past year to create what is now her best work Beyoncé . The self-titled visual LP that crept into iTunes at midnight on Friday (Dec. 13) served up some good good in the form of 14 new tracks and 17 music videos, including the super sexy Vicky Secret ad-esque flick “Rocket.” The Miguel-penned track shows Bey at her natural pin-up girl finest, equipped with bare curves and herself defying gravity like Inception on a bed (above). Now that the album has been consumed by upwards of 800k of us human beings (that number shattered a record on iTunes , btw), little details about her creative process have been slipping out
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We don’t know where and we don’t know who, but we do know that from May 3-4, 2014, Electric Zoo will be saying ‘hola!’ to Mexico for its South of the Border debut. We take it after the success of the BPM festival (which takes place every year on the beaches of Playa del Carman) that Made Events wanted its own piece of the action. Get updates on the development by clicking here .
Nardwuar is one of the best interviewers in the game. To close out 2013, he got with Chance The Rapper to hit him with obscure records and some very personal questions about the tobacco farm that he owns in North Carolina, the laptop that Obama gave him, and the time he almost vomited on Kendrick Lamar. Watch Nardwuar uncover all of Chance’s secrets below. — Max Weinstein Tags Chance The Rapper , nardwuar , interview
Mexico’s most prolific music festival has finally announced its full lineup including a full schedule for events throughout the day and night. As BPM enters into its seventh (and luckiest) year in 2014 on Playa del Carman beaches, Richie Hawtin, Boys Noize and Felix Da Housecat will all be part of the action along with their individual labels. Check out the full schedule next year’s BPM festival (January 3-12) has planned below and get your single event tickets today (starting at 6pm EST) by clicking here .
The morning crew at Power 105.1 continues to stay winning. From numerous awards to standout interviews with the likes of Kanye West and Jay Z , the Breakfast Club is now taking their radio talents to cable television. In partnership with the station’s owner, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, REVOLT TV will begin to showcase Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy’s personalities on March 3, 2014 from Monday through Friday. “We are proud of this new partnership with Clear Channel; adding radio as a medium to the REVOLT arsenal will help push the traditional boundaries of music on television and expand our reach even further with millions of new listeners and viewers, which is incredible for a fledgling network,” said REVOLT CEO Keith Clinkscales.
The real life Hugh Hefner has played himself on shows such as Curb Your Enthusiasm , The House Bunny , and Entourage . It seems that now casting directors will have to look for a man to match the myth in this new biopic about the legendary Playboy. David Dobkin is reportedly in talks with Warner Bros. to direct the untitled biopic, from a script by Peter Morgan ( Rush ).
For the last pit stop on Drake’s Would You Like A Tour? in Philadelphia, the rapper brought out hometown hero Meek Mill. The Philly native rocked the Wells Fargo Center Wednesday night (Dec. 18) with his crowd favorite Dreams & Nightmares “Intro” along with his recent rotation-grabber “Levels.” After a holiday break, Aubrey will head out overseas in 2014 in Europe alongside The Weeknd
After months of speculation, Paul Rudd has landed the lead in Marvel’s Ant-Man and is now in negotiations to play Hank Pym, multiple sources have begun to announce on the web. The Anchorman 2 star has beat Joseph Gordon-Levitt for the coveted lead in Edgar Wright’s adaptation of the comic tale of Ant-Man . Although representatives for Marvel and Mr.
Joaquin Phoenix is having a great year. His work in Spike Jonze’s Her is earning him plenty of distinction, which is why Warner Bros. is hoping he’ll board their next project.
So you want to work for Snoop Dogg? Well, the West Coast OG is offering fans the chance to intern for him for 1 day. If you play your cards right, you could be the newest member of the Doggstyly family. All you have to do is send in a small donation to win. A press release read: The Snoop Youth Football League is a 501c3 non-profit organization that gives inner-city children between ages 5-13 the chance to participate in youth football and cheer.
Category: News Summary: The mix consists of the Canadians unreleased hip hop productions Montreal producer Kaytranada has shared a new mix consisting of his own unreleased hip hop productions. Entitled ‘Instrumental Hip Hop Is Dead’, the almost hour-long mix sees the Canadian include material synonymous with the smooth, r’n'b and hip hop-leaning tracks he’s released in the last few years. read more
Category: News Summary: The pair will release an EP together in February 2014 Get ready for another abstract, lo-fi trip-hop and r’n'b hybrid. Shlohmo (pictured above) and Jeremih are set to release another collaborative effort in the New Year. Having previously been brought together for the Adidas and Yours Truly “Songs From Scratch” series earlier this year, the experimental beatmaker and Southside Chicago native will imminently release an EP via both Wedidit and Def Jam some time in February 2014. read more