Future had a huge year in 2012 and arguably his biggest hit of the year was the Mike Will-produced single Turn On The Lights. After plenty of radio spins and iTunes sales, the record has just surpassed the 500,000 mark and is now certified gold. Congrats to Future and his team!
Looks like Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd made a great decision by re-releasing his three hit mixtapes into one big commercial album. In just two months, Trilogy has sold over 500,000 units and is now certified gold by the RIAA. Congrats Abel, well deserved!
A$AP Rocky still has plenty of hype despite the leak of his debut album, as his hit single Fuckin’ Problems featuring 2 Chainz, Drake and Kendrick Lamar has just went gold. The single has sold over 591,000 copies within the first few months. Long.Live.A$AP hits stores on January 15th, pre-order it here.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will sure be celebrating the new year tonight, as they have just announced their first child is on the way. The news was revealed by Kanye last night at the Revel concert in Atlantic City. According to sources, Kim is about 12 weeks pregnant at the moment. Congratulations to both Kim and Kanye! Read more
On January 14th, Juelz Santana will be returning back to the music scene with his new mixtape titled God Will’n. Today, he blesses the fans with the official artwork for project. Be on the lookout as we will be receiving the tracklist sometime soon.
Kendrick Lamar’s debut album good kid, m.A.A.d city has just crossed the 500,000 mark in sales, making it a certified gold album. Congratulations to Kendrick and the whole TDE camp!
Kid Cudi has finally confirmed the month that his highly anticipated album Indicud will be released. After releasing the King Wizard music video earlier today, Cudi later announced that his forthcoming album Indicud will hit stores sometime in March of 2013. Expect to hear a new single within the next few weeks.
Phase 2 of my domination has begun.King Wizard is not the official second single, just a scooby snack.Indicud in March.
— Scott Mescudi (@ducidni) December 18, 2012
This could be interesting. Drake and French Montana could be jumping onto Chief Keef’s monster hit Love Sosa for the remix. We all remember when Drake tweeted about his love for the track and just last night Young Chop, the producer of the track, hit the studio with French Montana. Remember, nothing is official yet but check the tweet below.
— young chop (@youngchopbeatz) December 15, 2012
So, have you ever heard of anybody getting arrested for making it rain in a strip club? Well, now you have.
Trey Songz had an album release party at a club Queens, New York on August 21st. According to police, somewhere between 4:00 and 4:15 AM on the 22nd, Trey became involved in an altercation inside the club.
Police wrote the criminal complaint as: “Tremaine Neverson, did throw a sum of United States currency at the complainant and said sum of United States currency struck the complainant’s left eye causing substantial pain to her left eye.”
Trey was not arrested that nigh but a whole month later for a misdemeanor assault. He had a court date in New York back on November 1st and an order of protection was issued but he is due back in court in February.
DJ Scream releases a new version of the track Blow and replaces Rocko’s verse with a new verse from Juicy J. Produced by DJ Spinz.