Robin Thicke who is riding high on the international success of his new smash “Blurred Lines” which turns out to be the name of his upcoming album, stops by The Breakfast Club to chopping it up about a few topics.
Among those topics was the success of the new single, the comparisons to Justine Timberlake to which he feels there is enough room for both and the comparisons are warranted. Being that they are both white, married to actresses and making black music.
He also talks about turning down the second season of Real Husbands Of Hollywood to finish his new album.
Robin also talks about getting in the film industry with a new short film he directed.
In addition he talked about artists that inspire him which includes Drake, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, the only R&B artist he gave props to was Miguel.
Speaking of Drake, Robin also dropped a gem that his second single is going to be a track produced by Will.i.am and features 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar.
Sorry I haven’t been posting much as of late. I’m working to remedy that soon….so expect new reviews of Shinedown’s Amaryllis album, Flyleaf’s New Horizons CD, and Three Days Grace’s brand-new Transit of Venus record as well, plus a “State of Rock Music Today” article too. Modern Rock Music
Things ain’t all peaches over in “The Money Team” world, 50 Cent took to his Twitter to clear up rumors of internal conflict with his homie Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Fif says he’s no longer a part of the money team, apparently the boxing partnership with Manny Pacquiáo didn’t sit well with Mayweather. It was the first sign that 50 wanted to make other moves due to something not working out with the money team.
50 Cent on Twitter:
“TMT IS OVER the money team is no longer a team. So it SMS promotions that’s it thats all.SMSaudio. I’m no longer apart or down with TMT promotions. SMSaudio. If anyone wants a money team jacket I’m selling mine for a dollar. The nap back hat comes with it. That’s a fare price. SMSaudio. I move the fighters to SMSpromotion cause the other half of the money team .Didnt put up there $MONEY$.SMSaudio. Get your TMT sweat suit NOW!! For just .99 on line No shipping and handling.SMSaudio.”
Damn 50, it’s barely been 4 months since you attained your Boxing Promotion license and your already stirring things up.
Hard Knock TV’s exclusive in-depth interview with Lupe Fiasco. Part 2 starts with Nick Huff Barili asking Lupe if he has worked with any of the new generation artists like Kendrick Lamar and Blu on Food & Liquor 2. Lupe responds that he wants to be a fan but not necessarily collaborate cause he doesn’t want to taint his vision of them. Nick continues by asking if Lupe feels he has to sneak in substance into music that plays in a commercial realm. Lupe not only answers that but also goes into misconceptions regarding his last album Lasers and says that the production on F&L 2 will be modern hip hop beats. Talking about the Occupy Wall Street movement, Lupe says that it’s better of without the media’s cameras there everyday trying to define it because now the movement has room to grow on its own. Lupe goes on to explain what he means by wanting to retire from the music industry and his interest in teaching. Before we let him go, he addresses the latest with All City Chess Club, CRS (with Kanye and Pharrell) and the album he is going to put out with just Pharrell.
For the latest episode of Outside the Booth, DJBoothTV’s own Jacques Morel catches up with Big K.R.I.T. for his Live From the Underground listening session to talk about the upcoming album, his new work with legendary musicians like B.B. King and much more. Plus a special guest appearance from Sha Money.
High Wycombe’s Jeettblack return with album no.2 on June 4th, ‘Raining Rock’ – featuring special guest spots from Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice and original Accept vocalist / frontman Udo Dirkschneider.
“It’s a good sign, I think, when you argue for days over which songs should be the B-sides, and this highlighted our positive frame of mind and the fluidity of the song-writing this time round,” says bassist Tom Wright. “The recording process was an amazing experience as well; working at Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice’s house really set the tone for the record, and the result feels like bigger, better, stronger songs…”
And here’s a taster, with a video (that with its writhing ladies may NSFW in conservative offices) set in a bleak future that nevertheless has its plus points:
“In a barren and not too distant future, Simon Cowell has been assassinated, killed with a radioactive dart by Lord Zoltan who now rules the airwaves, slaughtering bands that don’t meet his impeccable musical tastes… Now it’s Jettblack’s turn to enter Death Frequency and play for their lives. Will Lord Zolton spare them, or have these UK rockers annihilated by his blood-thirsty firing squad?”
“Over the next few years the dollar will be stronger and the euro weaker. If that’s the case I want to take advantage of that by playing more of these shows now, because they will be more profitable for us.
“Look, I’m not an economist, but I have a degree, so it helps. You have to ask yourself, what’s the best time to be doing what, when and where. Prices in Europe are much higher and this isn’t a sustainable situation.
“We’re a US export the same way Coca-Cola is. We look for the best markets to go to – right now Indonesia is on my watch list.”
Metallica will headline the Download festival in June 2012, where they’ll play the Black Album in its entirety.
With rumours circulating that Brian May and Roger Taylor were putting together a new album, with unfinished Freddie Mercury tracks, the drummer told Pulse Of Radio:
“I’ve got to tell you, there won’t be an album. There’s just not enough, and the last thing I want to do is have a sort of barrel-scraping exercise. But there’s a couple of great tracks that Freddie recorded with Michael Jackson that Brian and I are working on and they are good. So at some point they will surface; I think when we feel it’s a good moment. I don’t really want to ride any sort of wave there. So that’s an interesting thing, but that will be probably next year.”
50 Cent spoke to G-Unit Radio on Shade 45 yesterday about Floyd Mayweather, Street King selling 2.5 million in the first week and feeding 2.5 million kids so far, other artists using the same business model, All Things Fall Apart movie, SMS Audio headphones, his album and more.