Video: Akon - I Wanna Love You

Akon - I Wanna Love You

Akons new album is titled, Konvicted, The first single, Smack That, featured none other than Eminem, Continuing in the same fashion, this single, I Wanna Love You, features Snoop Dogg! Akon was born in Senegal and moved with his family to the US at the age of seven. His father, legendary percussionist and jazz musician Mor Thiam, raised Akon to believe in and understand the power and influence that music could have. It was this deep rooted love and passion for music, evolving from filial admiration, which allowed him to turn his life around, despite his trouble as a youth residing in New Jersey. Akon began playing several different percussion instruments and eventually embraced hip-hop...

News: 50 Cent Calls Puff Daddy’s New Single “Garbage,” Compares Him to Mili Vanilli

50 Cent Calls Puff Daddy’s New Single “Garbage,” Compares Him to Mili Vanilli

50 Cent’s out promoting his upcoming album, Animal Ambition, so he stopped by radio station 92Q Jams recently for an interview. The topic of career expiration came up, and rather than shift to his own work, he went right to Puff Daddy’s new single, “Big Homie.”

While Fif and Diddy have collaborated before, the “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” rapper previously went after the Bad Boy CEO in 2006, calling him “soft” for not retaliating after Notorious B.I.G.’s death. Now, he said: "Puff still out there, he don't even need a record, 'cause he don't got one. […]

Video: Katy Perry - Roar

Katy Perry - Roar

American pop star Katy Perry finally unveiled her brand new video “Roar”, the lead single off her upcoming fourth studio album “Prism”. The single peaked at the first position on the US Billboard Hot 100, also it scored No.1 on the UK and New Zeeland charts. Katy Perry described “Roar” as "A song about standing up for yourself, who can be the biggest bully in the equation is yourself and can get in your way and it's a song about speaking up for yourself and having the strength".

Video: Katy Perry - California Gurls

Katy Perry - California Gurls

"California Gurls" is an electropop song by American singer-songwriter Katy Perry. It serves as the lead single of her third studio album, "Teenage Dream". The song features rapper Snoop Dogg, and was produced by Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Benny Blanco. During a Rolling Stone photo shoot in April 2010, Perry revealed details about the song, allegedly a response to Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind", she stated: "It's so great that "Empire State of Mind" is huge and that everyone has the New York song, but what the f***? What about LA? What about California? It's been a minute since we had a California song and especially from a girl's perspective. We took the references of Prince, which is...

Video: Bruno Mars - The Lazy Song

Bruno Mars - The Lazy Song

Bruno Mars presents his ode to doing nothing as the third single from "Doo-Wops & Hooligans". Produced by The Smeezingtons, the song is quite upbeat, of course you can't have anything else when five monkey-masked men are dancing at your side. Gorilla Zoe is going to be so jealous...

Video: Mayer Hawthorne - The Walk

Mayer Hawthorne - The Walk

Mayer Hawthorne is expecting his upcoming album, “How Do You Do”, on October 11th. But until then, he is offering us a second single, “The Walk” in which he talks about his relationship frustrations, which most of us had already stumbled upon. If any girl has done you wrong, this is the song you need! “Well your heart is like a black piece of coal now / and I doubt that you ever had a soul now” M.H.

Video: Mike Will Made It - 23

Mike Will Made It - 23

Miley Cyrus goes back to high school in Mike Will Made It new video release “23”. The pop artist is dancing around in a Chicago Bulls jersey while she makes references to Naughty By Nature and MC Hammer. She even has a couple of cigarettes and also paints a graffiti in the bathroom.

Video: The Game - All That

The Game - All That

The Game teamed with fellow rappers Big Sean, Fabolous, Jeremih and Lil Wayne for his new single "All That (Lady)", a cut from his December release "Jesus Piece". The track was produced by Cool and Dr. Dre.

Video: Tim Mcgraw - My Little Girl

Tim Mcgraw - My Little Girl

"My Little Girl" by Tim McGraw is taken from the Motion Picture Flicka and off the Tim McGraw Greatest Hits Vol. 2 album.

Video: Moby - The Perfect Life

Moby - The Perfect Life

Moby finally released the highly anticipated video "The Perfect Life", featuring Wayne Coyne.

Video: Katy Perry - Last Friday Night

Katy Perry - Last Friday Night

Katy Perry's nerdy alter ego, Kathy Beth Terry, is ready to party like the 80's in her new video for "Last Friday Night (TGIF)", a true ode to drinking and loving. Directed by Marc Klasfeld, the music video features some of Katy's celebrety friends, including Rebecca Black, Darren Criss, Kevin McHale, Hanson, Kenny G, Debbie Gibson and Corey Feldman.

News: Ariana Grande Announces First Single from Sophomore Album

Ariana Grande Announces First Single from Sophomore Album

We’ve been waiting for a new track from Ariana Grande for a while – especially as a sophomore album to follow last year’s Yours Truly has been in the works. Right now, while the details are scant, the singer tweeted an announcement for the title of her sophomore release’s first single.

She wrote: “the first single is called #problem…… that’s all I can say for now.”

A release date hasn’t been revealed, and as far as we know, there hasn’t been any kind of preview or teaser put out on YouTube or Soundcloud. […]

News: The Who’s Pete Townshend Reveals Tour, Possible New Album

The Who’s Pete Townshend Reveals Tour, Possible New Album

The Who plan to go on the road again, according to a new interview Pete Townshend gave with Billboard.

The band, really, just got off. For those following the seminal rock band’s career, they did a series of dates in 2012 and ’13 for the Quadrophenia and More tour, to commemorate their 1973 album.

This time, however, the dates are to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Although the band started in the early 1960s, they didn’t officially become The Who until 1964.[…]

News: DMX’s Publicist Hints at New Album

DMX’s Publicist Hints at New Album

DMX returned in 2012 with Undisputed, and he looks to continue that streak with a new release.

According to XXL Mag, a statement from DMX’s publicist hints that the rapper has something in the works. It reads:

“All bookings for DMX must go through his manager Montana. Montana can be reached at [email protected] or (347) 601-0861. As always media requests can go through Domenick Nati at DMX is working on a new album and we will be announcing his upcoming tours soon. Thank you to all his fans for your support.”[…]

News: Rico Love Gives Update on Usher’s Eighth Studio Album

Rico Love Gives Update on Usher’s Eighth Studio Album

Usher’s 2012 effort Looking 4 Myself saw him branch out stylistically and musically while still experimenting with the electronic sounds of 2010’s Raymond v. Raymond. Collaborators, including songwriter Eric Bellinger, have spoke about a follow up, and Rico Love confirmed it’s in the works with MTV News.

Love, a long-time collaborator who worked with the singer on 2004’s Confessions, explained they’ve been in the studio together and that Usher continues to get better as a singer. He explained: "He's in a great place, and sonically, he's sounding the best he's ever sounded. […]

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