Jeremih moves discreetly. Within the four years between his sophomore album 'All About You' and his upcoming album, 'Late Nights: The Album' (due out Sept. 30), the singer-songwriter/producer has been working steadily, releasing his 'Late Nights with Jeremih' mixtape and his collaborative project with Shlohmo, 'No More.'
Common commandeers the No. 1 spot on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as Nobody's Smiling enters with 24,000 units sold in the week ending July 27, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The opening grants the rapper his third chart-topping debut on the list, following his 2007 set Finding Forever, which opened with 37,000 units, and 2005 album Be (50,000).
On July 17, Roots manager Richard Nichols lost a long battle with leukemia and the music world lost a figure who was almost as instrumental in forming the band as Questlove and Black Thought. Unsurprisingly, the Roots drummer found the right words to pay tribute to his dear friend in a gripping obituary.