Florence + The Machine finally release the visuals for their latest single, “Shake It Out” which has been one of my favorite songs of the
Audrey Hepburn – eat your heart out. Beyoncé takes it back to the ’60s in the sneak peek for her latest video off the almost
J. Cole may be on the verge of a number one album, but he is by no means ready to rest easy. The Roc Nation superstar talked to Billboard about already working on his follow up album to the #1 album, Cole World: The Sideline Story.
"I'm trying to do nine months, be back in nine months with the next album," Cole tells Billboard.com, adding that he's "already tracking the second album. I've got the foundation of songs that I'm gonna put on it already, so it's just a matter of taking these songs to the next level."It was a long wait to put out his first album, but now that he's finally made that hurdle - he's ready to unleash some more of the Cole World gospel throughout the world. With a studio on his tour bus as he embarks on the Cole World Tour, always ready to write albums. In the interview however, he touches on his writing process and how hard it was for him to put out his first album undery Jay-Z's Roc Nation.
WRITING PROCESS: "It depends on my zone. There are days I can't write much, and I've got days where I can go on and on. When I'm at my best, yeah, it flows out; when I'm at my worst, it's gonna take awhile. That's just how it goes." PUTTING OUT DEBUT ALBUM: "It was stressful," Cole says of the wait, "but it taught me a lot about not just patience but (about) working harder. It's not like I just sat around waiting for the album to come out. I was working. I was like, 'Man, if I'm doing something that's not working, let me do what works.' So it taught me a lot about patience and work ethic, and I'm just a better artist because of it. I'm a better performer now 'cause I had to tour so much. And I'm a smarter artist, a better producer because of all that work."
Jay-Z finally breaks his silence about the psuedo beef between himself and Lil Wayne which has gone on wax this year from the record "H.A.M" on Watch The Throne to "It's Good" on Tha Carter IV. MTV finally caught up with Hov who touched on the brief little jab, and he doesn't seem moved about it - as predicted. However, from his response - he doesn't say he won't spit back either. (more...)
T.I, Nelly, and Jeezy backstage at the Taylor Swift Concert? Taylor Swift keeps adding surprise guests to the tour, and you don't know who is gonna show up. But last night, Taylor Swift did what many other would see as unimaginable and brought out The King Of The South, T.I. for his first concert performance since being released. Taylor Swift doesn't attempt to tackle any bars this time, as she sings the hook for the #1 smash of a song, "Live Your Life." See the video below. (more...)
Olivia is back again, following her record "December" which became mildly successful due to the success of Love & Hip Hop, she's got a new uptempo record called "Happened To Me" from her upcoming album Show The World. The album is scheduled for an early 2012 release. Not bad Ms. Olivia, not bad. DOWNLOAD: Olivia - Happened To Me
Itching for some new Justin Timberlake? Trust me - you're not alone. While this track isn't new by any means, it's new to me. The soft and smooth ballad called "Words I Say" has surfaced, and it's a solid record. This only wants us to want more from Justin Timberlake - who doesn't look like he's putting out another album anytime soon. DOWNLOAD: Justin Timberlake - Words I Say