Thursday, December 30, 2010

DJ Premier Talks About Guru (R.I.P.)

Hard to EarnPremo sits down in front of the camera for the first time to talk about his Gangstarr partner, Guru (R.I.P.).

Marsha Ambrosius Shares Cover Version of Teena Marie's "Yes Indeed" in London

Late Nights, Early MorningsEarlier this week Marsha Ambrosius took to the stage in London and showcased her version of Teena Marie's, "Yes Indeed" off of Teena's It Must Be Magic album. Marsha doesn't perform the song, but it was her first time premiering the song for an audience. Afterwards, Marsha tells how the 'Ivory Queen' gave her the thumbs up when she heard Marsha's recorded version. Marsha's Late Nights & Early Mornings is due out late February.

Jamie Foxx Has a Listening Session for 30 Lucky DC Fans-Talks New CD

Best Night Of My Life [Explicit]Jamie Foxx had a listening party for a few lucky fans (30) in the DMV area to promote his new CD, Best Night Of My Life. Jamie gives these special fans some comedy, music, and a day to remember. Enjoy!!

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Iman Williams and Porshe Smith-"Float Away" (audio)

Iman Williams is an artist that ST came across at Muphoric Sounds.  The Alabama native has a sound that sure to please your ear. Her collobo joint with Porsche Smith, "Float Away" should be on a radio station somewhere, but then again, I'm not the DJ. #ImJustSaying Her debut LP, Stupid Human Tricks is produced by Pittsburgh own, BusCrates 16-Bit Ensemble and available for purchase. Listen and if you like, check her page (here).

Lauryn Hill Live in Brooklyn at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, BK-12/28/10

The Miseducation Of Lauryn HillLauryn Hill took to the stage this past Tuesday in Williamsburg Brooklyn despite the snow storm in NYC. Reports are she tore the stage up. Shouts out to RapUp. Read review and check out more footage (here).

New Music-Adele-"Rolling In The Deep" (video)

21Adele is back and I came across her new video, "Rolling In The Deep". All I can say is, "I LOVE THIS GIRL'S SOUND!!" She has a voice that rings, SOUL. Adele's last CD was, 19 and the name of her new CD will be 21. Find out more about Adele from her (website).

Husband Faces 5 Years for Hacking Into Cheating Wife's Email

If you've ever suspected your significant other of cheating and your temptations draw you to their email account for evidence, well think twice. Recently a Michigan man suspected his wife cheating, hacked into her email, discovered his suspicions were right as his wife was having an affair with an ex, but now he faces five years in prison if convicted of felony charges for hacking into his wife's email. Prosecutors relied on a Michigan statue previously used to prosecute those who commit identify theft or steal trade secrets. It's the first time it has been used in a domestic case. This case is likely to impact divorce cases, because nearly half of divorce cases involve some sort of snooping into private accounts. Read more (here).

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Miguel-"Sure Thing" (video)

All I Want Is YouMiguel drops the a visual for, "Sure Thing", from his CD, All I Want Is You. If you haven't gotten your hands and ears on his CD, you're missing out on some good music.

Nicki Minaj Covers King Magazine

Nicki Minaj graces the cover of the next issue of KING MAGAZINE. Get your preview of the issue (here).

Jay Electronica for Mountain Dew Code Red: Hip Hop is Different on the Mountain

Looks like Mountain Dew will have a Hip Hop series and Jay Electronica leads it off. This is the official commercial.

Vado-"It's You" featuring Raheem Devaughn

Vado brings on Raheem Devaughn for the vocals for this Banger, "It's You". This is said to be on Vado's forthcoming Mixtape.

Bernie Wilson of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes Dies at 64 in New Jersey

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes - Greatest HitsBernie Wilson, the baritone voice of the group, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes has passed away. Wilson dies early Sunday in Voorhees, NJ following a stroke and a heart attack. Read more (here). "The Love I Lost", will always be a ST favorite and Bernie Wilson will be missed. Our prayers are with his family.

Alicia Keys-"Speechless" featuring Eve

This is the latest installment of Swizz Beatz's Monster Mondays, "Speechless" performed by Mrs.Beatz (aka Alicia Keys) and it features Eve. This is going to be a banger, so grab it while you can for FREE (here).

Monday, December 27, 2010

AG Lyonz Drops FREE EP featuring Ghostwridah, Zynzelay, and Others

AG Lyonz is someone who's video, "Mind Meditation", was a ST premiere this past summer. The collab featured a ST favorite vocalist, Zynzelay. Here AG brings two of the hottest MCs from his native Sunshine state, Ghostwridah and Smitty for the cut, "My Brother"--This song is dedicated to the fight for peace in the communities strongly affected by gang violence, racism, school shootings, etc. - Ghostwridah. Get AG's Free EP (here).