Archive for ‘Industry News’

VIDEO: Wale – Folarin Like

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DMV spitter Wale hits the pavement in the black-and-white video for “Folarin Like.” Watch as the MMG rapper takes a stroll in the dark and rhymes over DJ Premier’s classic “Nas Is Like” instrumental–all while drinking, smoking, and being pelted by rain. Check it out.

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VIDEO: Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You

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Ed Sheeran gets gritty in his Rocky-esque music video for his No. 1 hit, “Shape of You.” Watch as Sheeran plays a boxer in Seattle training for a big fight. With romance on the brain, he falls for a fellow boxer (played by Jennie Pegouskie) and the two train together and share laughs. Check it…

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Sean “Diddy” Combs Releases “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop” Documentary Trailer (Video)

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On what would have been The Notorious B.I.G.’s 45th birthday, Sean “Diddy” Combs debuted the trailer for his upcoming documentary, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story.

Opening with black-and-white scenes of a child on a bicycle, the clip features several people, including Mary J. Blige and Clive Davis, talking about the hip-hop mogul…

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Lady Gaga Cancels Born This Way Tour?!

To the dismay of millions of Lady Gaga fans, the rumor is true–Gaga will be forced to cancel the remaining North American dates of her Born This Way Tour due to health issues.

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Lil Wayne NOT Banned from NBA Events?!

It appears that Lil Wayne may have exaggerated reports that he has been barred from attending live NBA events. A spokesperson from the NBA says that Lil Wayne’s claim that he is banned from league events is false.

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VIDEO: Cee-Lo Green ft. Lauriana Mae – Only You

Cee-Lo Green stars in the video of his duet with Lauriana Mae off his upcoming album. The Ethan Lader-directed video for “Only You,” depicts Cee-Lo walking the streets of downtown L.A. as the buildings and environment around him begin to warp. Watch.

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Nick Cannon To Star As ‘Freeway’ Rick Ross In Biopic

Rick Ross the rapper may have gotten his stage name from “Freeway” Ricky Ross, but it’s Nick Cannon who will play the real-life gangster in an upcoming movie.

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VIDEO: Trey Songz – Fumble

Trey Songz sings from the heart in the emotional video for “Fumble,” the ballad off last year’s album Chapter V. The R&B crooner pens an apology to his lady for not being the man she deserved. Watch Trey star in the black-and-white visual.

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Pusha T, Macklemore & Trinidad James Perform At MTV Woodie Awards

The 2013 mtvU Woodies Festival at SXSW featured Pusha T, Macklemore, Travis Scott, Trinidad James and more as the entertainment. Machine Gun Kelly took home the “Woodie of the Year” award while The Weeknd won “FOMO Woodie” and Earl Sweatshirt won “Breaking Woodie”. Watch some of the performances from the event.

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VIDEO: Lil Wayne ft. 2 Chainz – R.A.F. (Rich As F*ck)

Following his hospitalization last week, Lil Wayne takes a trip to the desert & appears to be back to work. He recently teamed up with 2 Chainz to star the video for “R.A.F. (Rich as ****),” a track on from Lil Wayne’s latest album I Am Not a Human Being II. Watch.

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VIDEO: Trinidad James – Females Welcomed

Def Jam rapper Trinidad James heads to Carnival in his hometown of Trinidad. In the vibrant Jonathan Mannion-directed video for “Female$ Welcomed,” you will see a lot fire, exotic women and of course Trinidad.

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Jay-Z Creates a Sports Management Company?!

Jay-Z is back making more business moves in an effort to expand his empire. This week in history marks the Jay-Z’s official launch of Roc Nation Sports, a full-service sports management company.

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