Category Archives: Music

  • The Soulful Adventures of Milo & Otis

    Dec 17, 14 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment

    *You may call it fate, kismet, destiny or an act of the music gods, but however Jamila Woods and Owen Hill began playing music with one another, we are the beneficiaries of that encounter. The collective influences of their hometowns (Jamila – Chicago, Owen – Baltimore) and musical predecessors, along with their backgrounds in poetry […]

  • K. Michelle Break Down Caused by Idris Elba Discussion: ‘I Feel Like I’ve Protected You For So Long’

    Dec 17, 14 by Qwest7 21 Comments

    *K. Michelle’s relationship with Idris Elba has apparently taken its toll on her. The reality TV star, who just released her new album “Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart,” ended up getting emotional while she discussed her former love during an interview with “The Russ Parr Morning Show.” The breakdown, according to Madame Noire, came while […]

  • Hungarian Singer Sues Beyonce and Jay Z For Sampling Her in ‘Drunk in Love’ (Listen)

    Dec 17, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Power couple Beyonce and Jay Z, and producer Timbaland allegedly ripped off a Hungarian singer Monika Miczura‘s song and sampled it in “Drunk in Love” without her permission, according to TMZ. The song in question is Miczura’s 1995 Roma folk song, “Bajba, Bajba Pelem,” which she claimed was used for the first 13 seconds of “Drunk in Love.”

  • Bobby Shmurda Arrested in Gun And Narcotics Sting

    Dec 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda is among several people arrested in an investigation into a series of gang-related shootings and drug trafficking in New York City, reports the NY Daily News. Authorities said Wednesday that Shmurda, real name Ackquille Pollard, was taken into custody shortly after he left a recording studio near Radio City Music Hall […]

  • Michael Jackson’s Estate Renews Partnership with BMI

    Dec 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Michael Jackson’s estate has re-upped with BMI for representation of the late pop icon’s catalog, the performing rights organization announced on Wednesday. The pact, which dates back over 38 years, covers the public performances of Jackson’s songs. “We are pleased to announce our continued representation of Michael’s extraordinary and vast catalogue,” BMI president and CEO […]

  • Jay Z, Will Smith Talk About Their Remake of ‘Annie’ (Watch)

    Dec 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *”Annie” may have tumbled online weeks ago due to the Sony hack-attack, but the studio’s long-anticipated update gets its official theater opening this Friday, with Quvenzhané Wallis in the title role. Jay Z and Will Smith serve as producers for the Will Gluck-directed remake, with Jigga and Australian singer-songwriter Sia collaborating on the film’s music. In the clip below, […]