Camila Cabello stuck the landing so emphatically that it’s easy to forget she leapt in the first place. This time last year the 20-year-old Cuban-Mexican singer from Miami was fresh out of Fifth Harmony, her generation’s most popular girl group, assembled by Simon Cowell from an array of teenage strangers on the short-lived American edition … More »
The Recording academy has announced the first round of performers slated to take the stage at the GRAMMY’s 60th edition taking place Sunday, January 28th. Pop stars Lady Gaga & P!nk, hip hop/R&B virtuoso Childish Gambino and country crossover Little Big Town are all slated to perform at the event.
The 2018 edition marks the first time since 2003 the event — which is set to take over Madison Square Garden — takes place in New York City.
Childish Gambino garnered five nominations including an album of the year bid for Awaken, My Love!. Lady Gaga received two nominations: one for Best Pop Vocal Album for 2017’s Joanne and another for Best Pop Solo Performance for “Million Reasons”. Little Big Town earned three nominations including Best Country Album and P!nk earned a single nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance.
The James Corden hosted event will also feature two-time GRAMMY winner Patti LuPone reprising her 1981 rendition of “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” and Ben Platt’s classic rendition of West Side Story in an exclusive Broadway homage acknowledging the musical contributions of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein.
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The Louises didn’t waste any time releasing this flip of Childish Gambino‘s “Telegraph Ave.” Louis Futon had asked fans which song he and Louis The Child should flip while on tour together, answering with a video of the flipping process from the back of their Last To Leave tour bus.
There was no word on whether or not it would officially be released, yet it looks like it only took an Instagram story and jam sesh (plus a day or two of waiting) to get the rework out there. The flip is also up for free download on SoundCloud.
The trio use a looped vocal sample from the original, plus some sung and rapped verses, to accompany a deep bass-line and high-pitched key synths. Futon even throws in some funky electric guitar toward the end, topping off the masterpiece.
New Zealand pop artist Kimbra is releasing a new album called Primal Heart — the follow-up to 2014’s The Golden Echo — early next year, and today she’s unveiled the first single from it, “Everybody Knows,” which was produced by John Congleton. She also revealed some of the big names that she worked with … More »
Veteran hip hop producer DJ Mustard has released an eclectic three track remix package that highlights the versatile artist’s dance music chops. Released via the artist’s SoundCloud page, Don’t Box Me In features a handful of killer remixes featuring Childish Gambino, Lil Uzi Vert, and Khalid.
While the Los Angeles based producer has racked up no shortage of accolades for his production work, Don’t Box Me In shows him leaning into the “dance music sounds,” expertly weaving together the threads of disparate elements from future bass synth saws to Jersey Club influenced time signatures. In all, it’s an immensely exciting, genre-bending effort from a producer who deserves all the breathless coverage he’s sure to receive.
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Migos recently performed their hit single “Bad And Boujee” on Jimmy Kimmel live. In hilarious or offensive news [depending on how you take it lol], Jimmy even poked fun at them awarding them with the strongest weed smell of all time. He said they even out-smoked Snoop Dogg.
Although fans were excited to see them on Kimmel, apparently it wasn’t always that easy to get booked on mainstream late night television. Although the song sits on top of the BIllboard Hot 100, it looks like many television networks were reluctant to put the rap trio on television.
Quality Control boss Pierre “Pee” Thomas recently sat down with The New York Times and revealed that networks once gave Migos all kinds of excuses for why they couldn’t make appearances or performances on the late night shows.
“They gave all kinds of excuses—not the right time, it’s not this, it’s not that,” say Thomas.
Apparently the turning point came when Donald Glover shouted them out at the Golden Globes.
“As soon as Donald Glover did that, the next day, all the people who had just denied us wanted them on their show,” he said.
SMH politics! Well then again, timing is everything, so I’m not sure they really needed to be on there before this song. But “Bad And Boujee” is infectious lol.
Migos better have done something really nice for Glover to thank him. All it takes is one moment to amplify your career. Good for Migos!