Posts tagged "Soulja Boy"

Nicki Minaj’s Powerhouse Set: “Dropping My Single On Wednesday”

Yasss, Bish
Nicki Minaj invited Soulja Boy during Power 106′s Powerhouse show in Los Angeles, to perform their collaboration “Yasss Bish!!!” as it was released two weeks ago. When it wrapped, though, Minaj offered a correction — or as she said, “a little tiny remix” — to her lyrics. “I was saying, ‘Dropping my single in two weeks.’ Now I said, ‘Dropping my single on Wednesday / tell them bitches I’m their sensei.’”

For fans, that first line was crucial. By then, they already told Minaj that they had been counting down from when “Yasss Bish!!!” dropped, only to feel misled. More »

Nicki Minaj Reveals New Single Release Date In “Yasss Bish” Featuring Soulja Boy: Listen

Nicki Minaj, tell ‘em. In her new song “Yasss Bish,” she places a bid for the Los Angeles Clippers as Dr. Dre, Puff Daddy and Rick Ross did earlier this week. In between calls for a babysitter (see, her rap competition requires supervision), she praises Jada Pinkett-Smith: “Look up to Jada, I love her and Will.”

And as he did for Instagram (above), Soulja Boy grovels to Minaj at the hook. Yes, that’s him saying, “Yasss bish, yasss.”

To Minaj, Soulja Boy’s gracious hook predict how Barbs will soon praise her – for “Yasss Bish,” sure, but also for something even bigger. “Dropping my single in two weeks /The Pink Print album a movie,” she squeals, as if stoked to kick off her next album era. Say it with Soulja Boy, now — “Yasss bish, yasss” — and hear Minaj’s explosive new song below. More »

One Direction Sing “What Makes U Useful” On ‘Sesame’ Street: Morning Mix

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:: One Direction dropped by Sesame Street to teach infants the importance of the alphabet. To assist in this mission they transformed “What Makes You Beautiful” into “What Makes U Useful”. Cute. [YouTube]

:: Mark this down in your calendar. Russian rockers Pussy Riot, who were just released from prison, will perform at an Amnesty International concert in Brooklyn on February 5. [WNYC]

:: Soulja Boy was arrested in Los Angeles yesterday (January 22) when police pulled him over and discovered a loaded gun in his possession. The former hitmaker has really fallen on hard times. [MTV]

:: Now this is funny. Soul legend Patti LaBelle gave a master class in shade when she was asked why she doesn’t like the term diva in a recent interview. Her response? “All these heifers who can’t sing are called divas!” Burn. [Necole Bitchie]

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Drake Remixes Soulja Boy’s “We Made It”: Listen

How does Drake create a New Year’s anthem? Mostly by refusing to change. In a remix of Soulja Boy‘s “We Made It,” he tweaks the cycling-class flow snatched from Migos‘ “Versace” to add a remorseful note here, cue a moment of silence there — for his non-competition, obviously — and reels through a list of accomplishments that includes paying off his lawyer’s fees.

“My resolution for New Year’s is n—-, we made it,” Drake crows, as he reduces Soulja Boy to a yes man on his own track.

Drake’s “We Made It” remix is just one of several “New Year’s Eve Anthems” to be released over the next few days, including the Hit-Boy-produced “Trophies.” Clearly, the Nothing Was the Same rapper isn’t cutting tracks about resolving to lose weight, volunteer to help others or save money. Instead, he’s recording drinking-out-of-your-Grammy music, Kanye-West-is-my-only-competition music, as many sequels to “Worst Behavior” as he can stand. Hear it after the jump. More »

Soulja Boy Is Back With A Highly Dubious New Song Called “She Twerkin’ Like Miley”: Listen

What happened to Soulja Boy? His music was never particularly high brow but “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” was an absolute jam and has the receipts to prove it. (Billboard ranked it as the 23rd most successful song of the 2000s). Unfortunately, I doubt this latest effort will meet with as much success. A new track called “She Twerkin’ Like Miley” has surfaced online and it’s… and acquired taste.

The 23-year-old raps about Miley Cyrus‘ infamous booty-clapping ability — like Jay Z did before him — but this not as polished as Hov’s effort. The MC drops clangers like “she’s twerkin’ like she Miley Cyrus, I’m like baby I need to try this” and “she twerkin’ like her name is Miley, I’m lovin’ the way that she wind it” before descending into bizarre brags about living in a condo and being really high.

The highlight is when the MC tries to rhyme “Cyrus” with “stylist”. Listen if you dare after the jump. More »

Drake And Chris Brown Collaborate On Soulja Boy’s “Yamaha Mama”: Listen

Drake and Chris Brown have yet to team up on anything besides their respective (alleged) Rihanna disses, which makes this recently surfaced collaboration between the two of them noteworthy. The two artists teamed up way back in the day on “Yamaha Mama”, their take on Soulja Boy and Sean Kingston‘s collab of the same name off 2008′s iSouljaBoyTellem. We’re not exactly sure when this was recorded, why it was shelved, or why they decided to rework this harmless love song, but some things were never meant to be known.

Listen to the Polow Da Don-produced track below. More »

Grammys Backlash: 10 Artists Who Are Over The Awards Show

For as long as there have been music awards, there have been musicians with opinions about those music awards, and the Grammys are no exception. Depending on your point of view, Arcade Fire trumping commercial heavyweights Lady Gaga, Eminem and Katy Perry for Album of the Year at last year’s ceremony was either the event’s salvation or the moment it jumped the shark.

That polarizing victory reignited a decades-old debate about the relevance and future direction of the awards show. Grammy nominees — and Grammy wannabes — have long argued over whether the music industry’s most prestigious trophy has become meaningless in the face of commercialization, and whether an artist’s sales figures and cultural impact should be taken into account when choosing Grammy winners. Jump below to see 10 of the most famous Grammy beefs in recent memory. More »

The Morning Mix: Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’ Hits #1 In The UK

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:: Amy Winehouse’s untimely death has inevitably led to a newfound interest in her music. After reaching #9 on the US Billboard Top 200, the late singer’s breakout album Back To Black has topped the UK charts. Her debut LP Frank and a box set of both albums have also hit the Top 10. [Vulture]

:: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s “Superman” Soulja Boy flying around in his $55 million private jet. [Huffington Post]

:: Snatch up a free mp3 of Hurts’ electric remix of Patrick Wolf’s “Time Of My Life”. [Arjan Writes]

:: Jordin Sparks wants to guest star on CSI. Be careful, Jordin, that didn’t work out so well for Justin Bieber. [Billboard]

:: Prepare to swoon over Darren Criss and the Warblers as they perform their hit “Teenage Dream” for the Glee: The 3D Concert Movie. [EW Music Mix]

After the jump, find out which music acts will be appearing on the tube today.
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The Morning Mix: Uzbek Oil Tycoon Hires J.Lo As Wedding Singer

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:: With three failed marriages under her belt, Jennifer Lopez would most likely not be our first choice of wedding singer. [Just Jared]

:: T-Pain announces collaboration with Ke$ha. New world record for autotune use is imminent. [Rap-Up]

:: Soulja Boy – The Movie coming soon to a theater near you? [Hip Hop Wired]

:: Country superstar Taylor Swift eats lunch and goes shopping in New York. Talk about living on the edge!  [Celebuzz]

:: Pop legend Kate Bush has an album of new material due in November. [The Prophet Blog]

After the jump, find out which music acts will be appearing on the tube today.
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Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad & The Britney In This Week’s Reader Comments

The first week of 2011 was dominated by the arrival of the original demo and cover art for Britney Spears’ upcoming single “Hold It Against Me”, racy photos of a quite-naked Adam Levine, the premiere of Avril Lavigne’s new Max Martin-produced jam “What The Hell”, snippets of tunes from David Cook’s new album and Soulja Boy’s laughable claim that he wrote Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair.” And how did our readers react to this pop downpour? Slip on your raincoat and find out below!
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