Despite the criticism surrounding Jay Z's decision to launch a holiday collection with Barneys New York, the luxury retailer recently accused of racial discrimination, the rap mogul's product offering was reportedly a success.
Long-running rumors of a Clipse reunion just got a lot more credible. Yesterday (Jan. 7) evening, Pusha T posted "Clipse working on a new album" to his official Facebook page, linking to a story on Karen Civil, which reads:
Southern rapper Young Jeezy turned himself in on Friday (Jan. 3) to face charges he assaulted his son during an altercation in September 2012. The rapper was arrested in Atlanta for battery, false imprisonment and making threats, and was released after posting $45,000 bond.
Most know the Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter Clinton Sparks for his work behind the scenes -- producing for artists like Lady Gaga and Rick Ross -- or for his work behind the mic -- as the host of the syndicated "My Awesome Radio Show" and as a former music correspondent for E! News. But Sparks is prepping a solo album of his own for 2014, and now he's sharing a brand new music video for the track "Stay With You Tonight."
“Timber” (Mr.305/Polo Grounds/J/Sony) by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha debuted atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 5) to become the market’s first No. 1 single of 2014. Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon” (Polydor/Universal) climbed 6-1 to top the album bestsellers for the first time, in its 65th chart week.
In its ninth week atop Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Eminem's "The Monster" takes home Digital Gainer honors thanks to a 123% increase to 433,000 downloads, its best week yet according to Nielsen SoundScan. The most recent tracking week ending on Dec. 29.