The-Dream

May
30
New Music: Jadakiss f/ The-Dream – ‘Big Boy Dialogue’

Big Boy Dialogue

Jadakiss salutes the grown folks on “Big Boy Dialogue” featuring The-Dream. The New York MC, who celebrated his 38th birthday this week, raps about the finer things in life and boasts about his status in hip-hop (“Top 5 dead or alive, no stoppin’ me”), while Terius lays down the sultry hook.

Press play on Kiss’ sexy and sophisticated new joint.

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May
23
Kelly Rowland Reschedules ‘Lights Out’ Tour with The-Dream

The-Dream and Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland and The-Dream’s “Lights Out” tour is already living up to its name. Kelly has been forced to cancel and reschedule many of the dates on her co-headlining tour due to her new gig on “The X Factor.”

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May
21
New Music: The-Dream f/ Big Sean & Pusha T – ‘Pussy’

IV Play

The-Dream gets hands on with his raunchy-meets-ratchet record “Pussy” featuring Pusha T and Big Sean. Pusha delivers a dope opening verse, while Big Sean praises the P-U-S-S-Y (“That pussy is a work of art painted by Michelangelo”).

“Got my left hand on that booty/ Got my right hand on that pussy,” sings Dream on the bouncy banger.

To stream the rest of IV Play, head over to YouTube.

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May
21
New Music: The-Dream f/ Beyoncé & 2 Chainz – ‘Turnt’

Beyoncé, The-Dream, and 2 Chainz

In addition to Kelly Rowland, The-Dream calls on another one of Destiny’s children for his album IV Play. On “Turnt,” Beyoncé taps into her ratchet side as she trades provocative lines with the “Single Ladies” hitmaker.

“People think I’m crazy, but I love you cuz you crazy too,” sings B, while proclaiming, “Turn up!”

And what would a ratchet record be without 2 Chainz? Tity Boi adds a verse about drinking his lady’s bathwater and umm, satisfying her (“I kill that thang, whoa manslaughter”).

The-Dream’s entire album, featuring Jay-Z, Big Sean, Pusha T, Gary Clark Jr., and more, is now available to stream on YouTube ahead of its May 28 release.

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May
20
The-Dream and Kelly Rowland Perform ‘Where Have You Been’ on ‘Leno’

Kelly Rowland and The-Dream

The-Dream and Kelly Rowland gave fans a peek into their upcoming “Lights Out” tour by performing together on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Monday. The platinum hitmaker and new “X Factor” judge dueted on “Where Have You Been,” their tender collaboration off Dream’s album IV Play, due May 28.

“K.Row….. Thank You from Me and the Lovecult for being here for me Today! Jay Leno… I appreciate it soooo much. I LOVE you!” Dream told Kelly after the performance.

Watch their first televised set before the tour kicks off on May 23.

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May
20
New Music: The-Dream f/ Kelly Rowland – ‘Where Have You Been’

Kelly Rowland and The-Dream

The-Dream and Kelly Rowland are proving to be a dynamic duo. After their much-talked-about collaboration “Dirty Laundry,” which Dream penned, the two duet on “Where Have You Been” off Dream’s album IV Play.

The singer-songwriter finds true love on the tender ballad, which he will perform with Kelly this evening on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

“Just a signature R&B duet record, no games, no nothing, straight down the middle,” The-Dream tells Rap-Up.com of the record, which he co-produced with Da Internz. “It was a chance for me to bond with another friend now that I have, which is Kelly.”

In addition to Kelly, IV Play features Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Big Sean, Pusha T, Gary Clark Jr., and more.

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May
18
Fabolous Brings Out Cassie, Trey Songz, & The-Dream at L.A. Show

Fabolous and Pusha T’s “The Life Is So Exciting” tour rolled through L.A.’s Club Nokia on Friday night with some special guests. Following Pusha’s set, Loso brought out Cassie and Trey Songz for the remix to “Diced Pineapples,” which appears on his mixtape Soul Tape 2. He was later joined onstage by The-Dream for “Throw It in the Bag” and the remix.

He explained the true meaning of the song. “‘Throw It in the Bag’ wasn’t about trickin’ on no hos. Fuck them hos,” said the Brooklyn MC. “It was about making sure you take care of your lady. If that’s your lady, make sure you take care of her ’cause I promise you if you won’t, somebody else will.”

Watch Loso and friends light up L.A.

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