Archive for 04.3.2014

Video: Rick Ross – ‘Rich Is Gangsta’

Rick Ross

Rozay is livin’ large in the video for “Rich Is Gangsta,” a cut off his latest album Mastermind. The lavish clip, directed by Dre Films, was shot in Paris and at the Versace Mansion in Miami.

Watch all the extravagance below.


Keyshia Cole and Juicy J Shoot ‘Rick James’ Video

Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole went in front of the lens this week to shoot the video for her new single “Rick James” featuring Juicy J. The R&B singer kept it ‘hood, rocking a bandana and hoop earrings while performing the female anthem.

A lingerie-clad Keysh took it from the streets to the sheets in one intimate scene, seductively posing in bed. Juicy J also stopped by to make a cameo.

“I’ve never did anything like this,” Keyshia told her fans. “But like I said you’ll understand when u see the video.”

The song is set to appear on her upcoming sixth album Point of No Return. She has been in the studio with Future, Wale, R. Kelly, and Scott Storch.

Check out more pics from the set below.


Rita Ora Gets Her Walk On in Funny or Die Skit

Rita Ora and HyunA

Rita Ora dropped her new single “I Will Never Let You Down” earlier this week, but her talents go beyond singing.

The British bombshell goes toe-to-toe with Korean pop star HyunA in a battle of walks for Funny or Die.

Rita struts down the street with the Cake Walk, Angry Walk, and our favorite, Late Night Walking to Your Car in a Bad Neighborhood Walk, while HyunA showcases some fierce moves of her own including the Bike Walk, Text Walk, and Robot Walk.

Watch the sexy ladies walk it out in the hilarious skit.


Pharrell Jokes with Anna Kendrick in ‘SNL’ Promo

Pharrell and Anna Kendrick

Ahead of his performance on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, musical guest Pharrell Williams stars in a series of promos alongside host Anna Kendrick. While sporting a green version of his Buffalo hat and a Billionaire Girls Club hoodie, the new coach of NBC’s “The Voice” jokes about his famous headwear and his hit “Happy.”

He will perform two songs off his second album G I R L, which sits at No. 5 this week, selling an additional 25,000 copies.

Meanwhile, Pharrell’s Oscar-nominated hit “Happy” tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth consecutive week with an additional 321,000 downloads.

See Skateboard P swap jokes with Anna in the promos below.


Vybz Kartel Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 murder of an associate.


Tracklisting: SZA – ‘Z’


Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, and Isaiah Rashad have all had their turn. Now Top Dawg’s first lady SZA steps up to the plate with her album Z. The 10-track follow-up to last year’s S features appearances from her TDE brothers Kendrick and Isaiah, as well as Chicago MC Chance the Rapper (“Childs Play”).

Production comes courtesy of DJ Dahi, Emile Hayne, Marvin Gaye, and Mac Miller, who helmed two tracks.

“This is probably the hardest I’ve ever worked on anything in my entire life,” the New Jersey-raised singer told Rap-Up TV. “This might be the first thing I’ve ever been proud of—ever.”

Z arrives April 8 and is now available for pre-order on iTunes.

See the tracklisting below.


2 Chainz Charged with Felony Drug Possession

2 Chainz

The feds are still watching. Ten months after being arrested for sizzurp, 2 Chainz has been charged with felony drug possession.