Posts tagged "Chiddy Bang"

Ellie Goulding And Xaphoon Jones Cover The Weeknd’s “High For This”: Listen

As a bit of a lark, Ellie Goulding covered The Weeknd‘s seductive, cinematic song “High For This”, the opening track of the Toronto artist’s debut mixtape House Of Balloons. The Brit singer adds a bit of levity and delight to the somber tune with the help of producer Xaphoon Jones (the non-rapping half of duo Chiddy Bang). “Feels nice to just make songs and put them online,” tweeted Xaphoon. “Yes it does,” agreed Ellie. We concur. Listen below, and grab a free download for yourself. More »

Wango Tango 2012 Lineup Includes Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, The Wanted & More

KIIS FM’s annual Wango Tango music event is typically jam-packed with (pop) star power, but the 2012 edition seems even bigger than usual. The May 12 event, which will take place at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA, will include peformances by Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Maroon 5, Foster the People, B.o.B, The Wanted, Gym Class Heroes, J. Cole, Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa, K’Naan, Chiddy Bang, Wallpaper. and Diggy Simmons. Also on hand will be Justin Bieber, though he won’t be performing — he’ll be introducing his new label signee, Carly Rae Jepsen.We’ll be disappointed if he didn’t sing at least a few lines from his new single “Boyfriend”, though.

Adele’s ’21′ Now Aiming To Match ‘Purple Rain’ Reign At #1

Expect Prince to let out a high-pitched scream that would make James Brown proud. Just one week after its one-year anniversary, Adele’s Grammy-winning 21 has sold another 297,000 copies and holds onto the #1 position on Billboard‘s Top 200 for a 22nd non-consecutive frame, thus passing the 21-week stretch of MC Hammer’s Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em back in 1990. This now marks the longest run at the top since Prince’s Purple Rain soundtrack, which produced such hits as “When Doves Cry” and “I Would Die 4 U”, racked up 24 weeks between 1984 and 1985.
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Chiddy Bang Play Dress Up In “Ray Charles” Video

Chiddy and Xaphoon of Chiddy Bang are literally getting into character for their cheerful, fun-loving new video for their single “Ray Charles”, off their upcoming album Breakfast (out February 28). The Guinness record-breaking rap/DJ duo dress up as the Fresh Prince, the Blues Brothers and yes, Ray Charles, in the clip. (Jamie Foxx apparently doesn’t have a monopoly on Ray Charles impressions.) Watch below. More »

Chiddy Bang Reveal ‘Breakfast’ Album Cover And Track Listing

After hitting it out of the park with the MGMT-sampling “Opposite Of Adults” and getting inducted into Guinness, rap/DJ duo Chiddy Bang are prepping the their major label debut, Breakfast. The 12-track LP is due to drop February 28, 2012, and if you’re feeling hungry for a bowl of more sick beats and clever flow, check out the cereal box-filled album art right here and the track list below.

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VV Brown Enjoys A Carefree Day In L.A. In Her “Children” Music Video

In VV Brown’s latest music video “Children”, the songstress channels her inner-kid by strolling the sun drenched streets of Los Angeles, riding her bike and dancing in the streets. The 29-year-old explains via Twitter, “It’s a REAL video… showing real people.” (In case you were wondering whether the Angelenos were merely well-cast extras.) Below watch the Lollipops And Politics singer as she takes a day to enjoy the simpler things of childhood before hitting Hollywood Blvd at night with her giant mirror.
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V V Brown Offers Up Chiddy-Assisted Single “Children”

Today UK singer V V Brown made good on her promise to deliver “Children,” the lead single from her upcoming album (due out next year). The sing-song jam, which was produced by Chuck Harmony and features a rap by Chiddy of Chiddy Bang, interpolates campground song “Do Your Ears Hang Low,” and offers a new twist on the melodic retro soul V V served up on tracks from her first LP, such as “Shark In The Water.” Listen below.
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Chiddy Bang Breaks Guinness World Freestyle Record

Philly MC Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege of Chiddy Bang spent his Thursday endlessly rhyming words together as he attempted to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Freestyle Rap. He had to rap longer than the previous record of 9 hours, 16 minutes, but, ever the showman, he went a little longer for a finishing time of 9 hours, 18 minutes, and 22 seconds. Hop below to watch him break the record and be awarded a certificate from Guinness for his efforts. More »

Watch Chiddy From Chiddy Bang Freestyle Rap For 9 Hours

Chiddy of innovative rap duo Chiddy Bang is going for the Guinness World Record for longest freestyle rap, and to reach that goal, dude has to lay down rhymes for nine hours straight. MTV is livestreaming the event, and as of right now, he’s just passed the two-hour mark. Jump below and watch the magic happen until around 9 p.m. PST. And somebody, please get this guy a cup of tea, his vocal chords are going to be TORN UP by tonight. More »

Chiddy Bang And Train Practice Safe Sex On New Track “Baby Roulette”

Prophylactics are getting a major push this week, what with Lady Gaga dressing up as a condom on Good Morning America, and now with Chiddy Bang and Train are criticizing the “pull out” method on their cheery new collab, “Baby Roulette”. Trojan, Magnum, Lifestyles — here’s your next jingle! Jump below to listen.
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