*ScHoolBoy Q may be focused on music with the release of his new album “Oxymoron,” but things were a bit different years ago.
In an interview for NPR’s Microphone Check, the TDE rapper admits to a past filled with drug addition that only one person knew about.
“I was addicted for like two years and I would never tell nobody,” ScHoolBoy Q revealed. “Like none of my homies. I wouldn’t tell my girl. I wouldn’t [tell] my mother. Like nobody. TDE didn’t know. The only n—- that knew was Ab-Soul…Kendrick didn’t know. I was his hype man. I was faded. It was crazy.”
*The other night, Suge Knight spoke publicly about the now infamous pot punch and dirty record company deals on The Arsenio Hall Show.
Knight sat down with Arsenio and addressed his pet peeves with record labels, contracts and the business side of the music industry.
Fabolous, Guest, French Montana, Janelle Monae, Diddy, Kevin Hart, Nelly, Kendrick Lamar
This year’s NBA All Star Weekend ended with a bang. Celebs, A-listers, reality stars and starving artists traveled to New Orleans for the festive weekend that included basketball events, performances and the NBA All-Star Game held on Sunday night. Check out a few candids of who we spotted.
*Macklemore’s Grammy apology text to Kendrick Lamar may not have ruffled the Compton rhymeslinger’s feathers, but there is another rapper who wasn’t impressed by the gesture.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Drake made it known exactly what he thought about Macklemore’s public apology for winning the Best Rap Album Grammy over Lamar’s critically-acclaimed “good kid, m.A.A.d. city.” And it wasn’t flattering as the YMCMB entertainer thought “that sh– was wack as f–k.”
*Jason Derulo and countless other stars will taking center stage at the NBA All Star Pregame.
Derulo will perform a string of his hits (which have sold 30 million worldwide) and some new material from his upcoming album.
Mack Wilds and Aloe Blacc will be performing as well. Wilds will perform hits from his Grammy-award nominated debut album New York: A Love Story while multi-platinum artist Aloe Blacc has the finale.
Rapper Kendrick Lamar attends Talent Resources Sports presents MAXIM “BIG GAME WEEKEND” sponsored by AQUAhydrat, Heavenly Resorts, Wonderful Pistachios, Touch by Alyssa Milano, and Philippe Chow on February 1, 2014 in New York City
*The NBA has revealed the list of headlining musical acts for its All-Star Weekend in New Orleans later this month, with Pharrell Williams continuing his hot streak by headlining the Entertainment Series presented by Sean John at Macy’s.
The NBA All-Star Game will take place at New Orleans Arena on Feb. 16.
Pharrell, whose solo hit “Happy” enters the Top 10 of the Hot 100 this week, will perform during the player introductions, and will bring out some special guests.
The NBA All-Star Game halftime show will consist of a New Orleans-influenced collaboration between Earth, Wind & Fire; Janelle Monae; Dr. John; Gary Clark Jr.; and city native Trombone Shorty with his band Orleans Avenue.