Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

VIDEO: Alicia Keys, Brandy, Erykah Badu & More Perform at BET Honors

BET Honors celebrated icons in the fields of music, literature, entertainment, media, and education. The 6th annual event honored Oscar winner Halle Berry, the legendary Chaka Khan, spiritual educator T.D. Jakes, and Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie.

BET Honors and also gave the viewers musical tributes from Brandy, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, and more. Watch

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Jay-Z & Lebron James Host the 6th Annual Sprite “Two Kings Dinner” in Houston

During NBA All-Star Weekend, Jay-Z & LeBron James hosted the 6th annual Sprite “Two Kings” dinner. The hip-hop mogul and NBA star rubbed elbows with power players in music, sports, media, and tech at RDG + Bar Annie on Saturday night.

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Adele Wins Best Original Song at The Oscars 2013

Adele and Paul Epworth won for best original song. Adele’s “Skyfall” was the title track to the 2012 James Bond film. Watch Adele accept her Academy Award & perform her winning song.

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Drake Performs Live In Charlotte, NC for CIAA Weekend

Top stars & athletes descended on North Carolina to attend the events for The CIAA (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) weekend in Charlotte. One of the musical guests on hand happened to be Toronto Canada’s very own, Drake. Drake headed to Club 935 to perform a few tracks, including ‘HYFR’ and his remix of Lil Reese’s

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T.I. Performs Live At Hot 97′s MetroPCS 5 Boro Tour in NYC

T.I. made an appearance at Hot 97′s MetroPCS 5 Boro Tour. Tip made his way over to the Best Buy Theater in NYC, hit the stage and ran through a number of his biggest hits, both old & new. Once he finished up he handed the mic New Jersey’s own, Joe Budden.

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Lil Wayne Hospitalized After LA Video Shoot

In October Lil Wayne suffered from seizure-like symptoms during a flight, but he was treated, released. But according to new reports, the YMCMB rapper suffered from similar symptoms again this week, after filming a music video in Los Angeles.

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50 Cent Stars In A Remake of VH1’s Iconic Series “Behind The Music”

VH1 has retweaked their Behind The Music episode featuring 50 Cent. This time focusing on his life and struggle after Chris Lighty’s death while still narrating his story pre-music. Watch.

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Go 5x Platinum!!

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are continuing to see huge success from their single Thrift Shop. On this day they have reached another milestone–one that is almost unheard of in the age of dwindling record sales.

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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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Snoop Lion Teams With MTV To Fight Against Gun Violence

Snoop Lion, the veteran rapper-turned-reggae singer is ready to take aim at gun violence. Snoop, MTV and Jewelry for a Cause will help to take illegal guns off the street

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VIDEO: Frank Ocean – Lost (Official Video)

Frank Ocean just dropped his first official video since “Pyramids,” last year. The Odd Future crooner delivers a surprise with the visuals for “Lost” off his Grammy-winning album channel ORANGE. Watch.

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Snoop Lion Also Starting a Sports Management Agency?!

Jay-Z’s recent business venture into sports may have caught the attention of his some of his fellow artists-namely Snoop Lion. Is Snoop also planning on venturing into the world of sports entertainment?

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