Monday, December 31, 2012

New Year, New Beginning For Kim & Kanye

Over the last few months, its been a lot of rumors flying that Kanye West & Kim Kardashian are thinking about having a new edition. Well, this past weekend, the two celebrities finally put all speculation to rest. They shared with the world that they are having a baby. Check out Kim's confirmation below... you can tell she's so excited.

Its true!! Kanye and I are expecting a baby. We feel so blessed and lucky and wish that in addition to both of our families, his mom and my dad could be her to celebrate this special time with us. Looking forward to great new beginnings in 2013 and to starting a family. Happy New Year!!! Xo

Congratulations Kim & Ye

[Message] DerrickNtheCity Looking Forward To 2013

With the year coming to an end, I (DerrickNtheCity) just want to thank everyone for making 2012 a great year for me. 

Throughout the entire year, I've met some great people in my City and a lot of special people in the media business. I got the opportunity to hang out with some of the biggest names in entertainment and I even met some great people within the community. I just want to say thanks for everything because you guys truly make my job what it is - great.

Come 2013, I planned to take my game even higher and I hope you continue to follow me for the ride. Once again, thanks!

Happy New Year!

Photo Credit: @DeleesaAnn

Sunday, December 30, 2012

[Video] Tamar Braxton Performs At Billboard Live

Last night (December 29), R&B singer Tamar Braxton stopped in the City of Wind to heat up a cold winter night. The event took place in Chicago's South Suburbs at Billboard Live and the night was filled with full of excitement. 

Throughout the event, the Reality star received nothing but love, from the minute she stepped in the door with her husband (Vince Herbert). She took time to interact and take pics with all her fans and she even sung her latest track "Love & War," before leaving the building.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Beyonce Wants Fans To Join Her Halftime Show At The Super Bowl

Attention Beyhive! You may have a chance to join Beyonce for her upcoming Pepsi Halftime Show at the Super Bowl.

According to our source, Pepsi and Beyonce are inviting fans to help make this year's Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show the biggest and most memorable Super Bowl performance ever. They want to encourage fans to take part in a contest, in hopes of introducing the superstar performer when she take stage in New Orleans on Feb 3.

In order to enter, fans can go to for additional rules and regulations. Good Luck!

[Video] Kanye Performs At Revel, Atlantic City With A Mask On

We all should know, by now, when you enter a Kanye West concert, expect to see something different and unique.

Last night, the rapper caught the attention of everybody, when he performed in front of a sold out crowd, wearing a mask. The event took place at Revel Hotel in Atlantic City and it has everybody asking questions. Some people are saying its just average Kanye being himself while others think it maybe a tease to a Cruel Winter project. 

Check out the video and tell us what you think.

Video Credit: NormalMag

Friday, December 28, 2012

[New Music] Jaden Smith "Higher Up" feat. Kid Cudi

Move over Will! Its a new Fresh Prince on the rise! Its Jaden Smith with "Higher Up" featuring Kid Cudi. Check it out!

[New Music] Nicholaus Kane "Hatin' On"

Coming out with that laid back bump for your trunk, Rapper Nicholaus Kane brings you his new single called "Hatin' On." The track is produced by Tony Baines and its taken from his upcoming EP "Cool Reincarnated."

J.R. Bang Set To Interview New Chicago Artist "Kokki" in 2013

If you haven't heard, you better ask somebody! J.R. Bang is on the rise and he's ready to put Chicago artists on the map! 

For those who don't know, J.R. is the host of the "J.R. Bang Morning Show," based on an internet radio station called Windy City Underground, and he plays some of the dopest music in Hip Hop and R&B.

Come 2013, J.R. plans to work even harder and one of the things he plans to do is introduce the world to a new Chicago rapper by the name of Kokki, along with many other talents. For more information on J.R. updates, follow him on Twitter at @JRBang to get the scoop and don't forget to check out his show on Windy City Underground.

DJ Que Eleven Talks "Aliens" On The Lorenzo Ice Show

Right before X-mas break, Chicago's DJ Que Eleven stopped by the Lorenzo Ice Show to talk about his new EP Aliens. During the interview, Que also talks about how he got involved with the new movement "Dub-step music" as well.

Check out the interview and make sure to cop  Aliens on iTunes, today.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

[New Music] Gucci Mane x Wiz Khalifa "Nothin On Ya"

Here's something brand new & hot for the strippers. Its your boy Gucci Mane & Wiz Khalifa with their new collaboration called "Nothin On Ya." The track is produced by DJ Spinz and C4. Check it out below...


T.I. Hits The Charts With "Trouble Man" At Number #2

This week, Rapper T.I. scores the number #2 spot on the Billboard charts with his eight album release Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head. According to our source, the rapper sold 179k in its first week, while Chicago's Chief Keef hits 50k.

[Photo] Super Promoter Donski Celebrates Birthday In Chicago

Dressed in an all black tux with dark shades, Super promoter Donski celebrated his birthday in style last night in the City of Wind. The event took place in the City's South Loop with DJ Sean Mac rocking the one's and two's. 

The event was also packed with some of Chicago's most elite players, along with local favorites like R&B singer J-Lyn, DJ Sho-time, Nard of Do or Die, Nusense of Psychodrama, and new R&B singer Pierre.

Photo Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

[Video] Kevin Shine Speaks On The Music Business In Chicago

On last night (December 26), Music veteran Kevin Shine stopped in his hometown (Chicago) to talk with inspiring songwriters & producers about the music business. The event took place in the City's West Loop and it was very educational.

In the video below, Shines also speaks on his days working under Wayne Williams for Grammy Award Winner R Kelly. He even talks about his new role and position at Arrow Records. Check it out after the jump! 

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

[Video] 2 Chainz 2012 Christmas Toy Drive

This Holiday Season, Rapper 2 Chainz showed a lot of love for Christmas. He held an awesome Toy Drive for the kids with full of great gifts. He even received a present himself from one of his adorable fans. Check out the video.

Video Courtesy of YouTube

[New Music] Kelly Rowland "Number One"

On this new joint "Number One," R&B singer Kelly Rowland let us know why she won't play second fiddle to no one. The track comes off of Mike Will Made-It latest mixtape Est. In 1989 Pt. 2.5 and you can check it out, below.

[Photo] Chris Brown & Rihanna Share Xmas Together

Dressed in all black, Superstar Rihanna & Singer Chris Brown were spotted together at the Knicks vs Lakers game yesterday for Christmas. And judging by the photo, they seemed to be enjoying each others company. 

Photo Credit: Getty Images

[Video] Trinidad James Performs In Chicago For Holidays

This past Christmas Eve, Rapper Trinidad James, best known for "All Gold Everything," stopped in the City of Wind for an amazing performance. The event took place at Adrianna's in Chicago's South Surburbs. Check it out!

Video Courtesy of A Zae Production


Lucci Vee feat. Chella H "King of Diamonds (Remix)"

Premiered by the Kid Sean Mac, here's something new & hot for the clubs. Its your girl Lucci Vee with the official remix to "King of Diamonds." It features Chicago's own Chella H aka Jennifer Low End. Check it out! 


Monday, December 24, 2012

[Download] Mike Will Made It "Est. In 1989 2.5" Mixtape

Wow! Here's another gift for Christmas! Its Producer Mike Will Made It with Est In 1989 2.5 and it features some of the biggest names in music like Kelly Rowland, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Future, and more. Download now!

Happy Holidays To All of You From DerrickNtheCity

Even though, I've been through a lot of crazy ups and downs this year, I still wanna say, "I'm truly blessed and thankful." I just want to say thanks to everyone who was down and supported me through the tough ride. 

Happy Holidays & don't forget to turn up in 2013...

[Download] Wale New Mixtape "Folarin"

Just in time for Christmas, Rapper Wale gives us all a gift of brand new music. Its a hot new mixtape called Folarin and its hosted by DJ Clark Kent. It features artists like Rick Ross, French Montana, Scarface, 2 Chainz, and more. 

Chicago's L.E.P. Bogus Boys Confirm Interscope Signing

This past weekend, Chicago's own L.E.P. Bogus Boys made major noise when Billboard reported that they may have joined Gee Roberson's new imprint on Interscope Records called Blueprint; however, we didn't have any confirmation - until now.

According to our friends at FSD, the Bogus Boys have confirmed that they are officially with Blueprint. They even reached out to the president and CEO of Infared Music, Eric Alvarez, to get a statement. Check out what he had to say...

"We appreciate any and everyone that's ever listened to our music, watched our videos and supported our cause. We're here to open the door for Chicago music and show you what it's really about, so we can change the misrepresentation of our city and how we're portrayed to the world. There's a wealth of positives and potential in our city and region. Everybody knows L.E.P. and Infared Music Group has been carrying the torch and we will continue to brand and grow right here in Chicago. Special shouts outs to all the youngins doing it, and a very special shout out to the most promising artist Spenzo (@AintUSpenzo). 2013 it's all of ours."

Sunday, December 23, 2012

[New Video] 2 Chainz "I'm Different"

Dressed in all black and gold, the rapper from the ATL takes it to South Beach on this one. Its your boy  2 Chainz with "I'm Different." Its a hot new video that shows how different the rapper really is, as he cruises on the strip in a boat.

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Saturday, December 22, 2012

[Video] Sweet Brown "Ain't Nobody Got Time For That (Remix)"

Check out the latest video that's taking over the web! Its Sweet Brown's "Ain't Nobody Got Time For That." Its a hilarious visual that will have you on the floor laughing in tears. She's bound for her own reality show.

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Metta World Peace "Represented (Remix)" ft The Game

Formerly known as Ron Artest, NBA player Metta World Peace drops the remix to his latest single "Represented." The song features West Coast rapper The Game, along with some other dope rappers. Check it out!


[New Video] Turk "Get Naked (Short Film)"

The lil homie Turk (member of the original rap group "Hot Boys)" is back! He's fresh out of jail with a brand new video called "Get Naked." Its a short film taken from his upcoming mixtape Blame It On The System.

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Friday, December 21, 2012

[New Video] Trinidad Jerome "All Gold Everything (Remix)"

Hey! What would life be without a few laughs, right? Here's something new from the guys over at Emmis Communications. They put together a remix of Trinidad James video "All Gold Everything," by adding clips from hit 90's sitcom Martin.

Check it out! Its hilarious!

Video Courtesy of YouTube

[Video] Psy's "Gangnam Style" Reaches 1 Billion Views On YouTube

Regardless, if you're a fan or not, of the craze hit "Gangnam Style," you have to salute Korean superstar Psy for his accomplishment. We just learned the Pop artist just reached 1 Billion views on YouTube for his video, beating out Justin Bieber.

Wow! That's BIG!

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Chicago's L.E.P. Bogus Boys Sign To Interscope?

Did L.E.P. Bogus Boys land a major record deal? According to an earlier report, the boys from Chicago are expected to join Gee Roberson at his new label distributed by Interscope Records called Blueprint. 

Also, expected to sign to the New York-based label is rapper/producer Hit Boy. Click here for more details on this article.

Congrats, Fellas!

Photo Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

Thursday, December 20, 2012

[New Music] A$AP Rocky "Long Live A$AP"

Its the week before Christmas, and it seems as though everyone dropping hot new music. Here's something from your boy A$AP Rocky and its taken from his upcoming release Long Live A$AP due out in January.


Fat Joe Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion In NJ Federal Court

Rapper Fat Joe, best known for his smash hit "Lean Back," has pleaded guilty to tax evasion in a New Jersey federal court. 

According to our source, the 42-year-old rapper, who real name is Joseph Cartagena, faces two years in prison for failing to pay the government roughly over 700k in income taxes for 2007 and 2008. The rapper is scheduled for sentencing April 3.

Damn Joe!

[New Music] Wale "The Blessings"

Just in time for the Holidays, Rapper Wale hits us off with a new track "The Blessings" and its produced by LG. According to, the song comes from his upcoming mixtape Folarin and its due out on Christmas Eve.


Kanye & Jay Z Hits Triple Platinum & Gold W/ "The Throne"

Throw up the diamonds! Jay and Ye strikes again! According to HHnM, their songs "N***as In Paris," from their album Watch The Throne, has just reached triple platinum in digital sales, along with "No Church In The Wild" passing gold.

Congrats, Fellas!

[New Music] Tyga feat. Rick Ross "187"

From the upcoming album Hotel California, Rapper Tyga stops by Big Boy's Neighborhood to premiere his latest track "187." The song features The Boss Rick Ross and we hear a video has already been shot, according to Rap Radar.


Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Kendrick Lamar "Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City" Goes Gold

Its official! Rapper Kendrick Lamar shows he really do has the recipe. According to Rap Radar, the West Coast rapper debut album Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City has reached gold status, selling over 500k copies. Congratulations to the TDE camp.

[Download] Juvenile New Mixtape "Juvie Tuesdays"

Rapper Juvenile releases a new mixtape for the streets called Juvie Tuesdays and its in partnership with the Source. The mixtape features songs with Gucci Mane and it even has guest appearances from Lil Wayne and Birdman.

[Photo] Rapper Yung L.A. Stops In Chicago For "COLLABO"

Last night (December 18), Rapper Yung L.A. (best known for his song "Ain't I" featuring T.I.) stopped in Chicago last night for this year's Collabo Music Industry Holiday Mixer. The event was held at Grand Bar & it was hosted by Mary Datcher.

We caught up with the rapper, from Atlanta, and he mentioned to us he's in town for Trinidad James show as well and its taking place on Christmas Eve at Adrianna's; but, he didn't say if he would be performing. I guess we will have to wait and see.

Photo Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

[Video] Pierre Performs At Collabo Music Industry Mixer

Last night, in the City of Wind, R&B singer Pierre made a special appearance at this year's "Collabo Music Industry Holiday Mixer." The event was held at Grand Bar and it was put together by Music veteran Mary Datcher. 

All night long, Collabo was filled with live performances, along with a big toy drive donation for kids. The event also had a lot of special guests in the building as well, including Chicago icon George Daniels, Delle Del, and Rapper Yung L.A. from Atlanta.

Video Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

[Video] Kevin Shine Talks Music In "Writing Sessions of America"

In this latest video called "Writing Sessions of America," Music veteran Kevin Shine shares some real game for inspiring songwriters and producers. The video is produced and directed by Naye Songz and its a must see.

For those of you who stay in the Chicagoland area, Shine is scheduled to showcase an upcoming event for songwriters and producers on December 26th at Red Kiva. For more details, follow @Kevin_AnR_Shine on Twitter.

R&B Singer Pierre Scheduled to Perform at COLLABO Industry Mixer

Last night (December 17), R&B singer Pierre turned his game up, when he performed his new single "You Got That (Boom Boom Sticky)" in the City of Chi. The event took place at a local night spot called Red Kiva and it was hosted by J-Lyn.

Tonight, Pierre is scheduled to perform at Grand Bar in Chicago for the COLLABO Music Industry Holiday Mixer put on by Mary Datcher. For more details on this event, follow @GlobalMixx on Twitter. See you there.

T.I. "Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head" Available On iTunes

Today is the day! "The King" T.I. releases his latest album Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head and its available now on iTunes. The album features artist like R Kelly, Andre 3000 of Outkast, and more. Check it out!

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Chief Keef "Finally Rich" Available On iTunes

Its here! Chi-town own Chief Keef  officially drops his debut album Finally Rich on Interscope Records. The project is available on iTunes now. Check out one of the track below featuring Rick Ross called "3 Hunna."

[New Video] Alicia Keys "Brand New Me"

Lookout! Here's something new from the "Girl On Fire!" Its the beautiful and sexy Alicia Keys with her new visual called "Brand New Me." Also, don't forget to cop Alicia's latest album Girl On Fire available now in stores and iTunes.

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Monday, December 17, 2012

Superstar Beyonce Unleashes New Mysterious Photo

This past weekend, Superstar Beyonce released a new photo of herself and its raising a lot of questions on social media. The photo shows the artist dressed in all black with a mysterious date (February 14) printed on the cover.

It was recently reported, the artist will be performing halftime at the Super Bowl in New Orleans on Feb. 3, 2013 and she has a HBO special dropping on February 16, so what could the mysterious date mean??? Could it be a new album or a leading role in a movie??? I guess we will have to wait and see. I'm sure its going to be "BIG."

[Video] Trinidad James Signs To Def Jam

I know we're late but here's "All Gold Everything" from Def Jam's newest artist - Trinidad James. We also have the behind the scene footage of his upcoming video "One More Molly" and its courtesy of CivilTV. Check it out after the jump.

[New Video] Bo Deal "If Tomorrow Never Comes"

Rapper Bo Deal gets deep on this one. In this visual, the rapper gets some things off his chest as he expresses his mind in "If Tomorrow Never Comes." The video is shot and directed by Alvin Elmore for Dark Mirror Films.

Video Courtesy of YouTube 


Sunday, December 16, 2012

[New Video] Big Sean "Guap"

Representing for the "D," Rapper Big Sean drops the official visual for his latest track "Guap." Its a dope video that shows a great display of Detroit and its directed by Mike Carson & Mike Waxx. Hall of Fame scheduled for release in February.

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Saturday, December 15, 2012

[Download] GLC "Silence Of The Lames" Mixtape

Church on the move! Its Chicago's own GLC with his latest mixtape Silence Of The Lames. It features production from Xcel, Mr. E, and more. Check out the tracks after the jump and download it right here

[Download] MJG's New Mixtape "BMG"

Lookout! Here's something hot from your boy MJG! He calls this one Bitch Money Guns! This brand new release includes features from artists like Young Buck, Snoop Dogg, and Rick Ross, along with his partner in crime - EightBall.

Download it now!

DJ Que Eleven Throws Official Release Party For 'Aliens'

Last night, in the City of Wind, Diesel Beats presented DJ Que Eleven official release party for his new EP Aliens. The event took place at Tiger O'Stylies and it was hosted by J.R. Bang, along with DJ Epidemic on the one's and two's.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

R&B Singer Pierre Confirms Alvin Elmore Will Shoot Remix Video

Over the last two months, R&B singer Pierre has sparked a lot of noise with his debut single "You Got That (Boom Boom Sticky)." In November, the artist gained national attention, when he dropped his video on World Star Hip Hop, reaching close to 100k views.

Earlier December, Pierre went even harder, when he reached out to Rapper Shawnna and Legendary producer Soundmaster T for the remix. Now, its getting close to New Years and we understand the artist has another trick up his sleeve. He mentioned to us he's ready to remix the video as well and he confirms Alvin Elmore will be the directed.

T.I. "Trap Back Jumpin" [Music Video/Short Film]

Rapper T.I. is really going hard promoting his new album Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head. This week, the rapper dropped a new visual called "Trap Back Jumpin." Its the first episode of what said to be a eight-part short film. Check it out! 

Video Courtesy of YouTube


[New Video] Jim Jones "Stack It Up" (Rihanna ReVamp)

Living the Vamp Life, Rapper Jim Jones takes time out his scheduled to do a Rihanna remake. He calls this one "Stack It Up" and its courtesy of Drewski. We think Rihanna and Capo need to hook up to do an official video for this one. Its hot!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


[New Music] Chrisette Michele "Better"

After going hard promoting her latest mixtape Audrey Hepburn, R&B singer Chrisette Michele hits the scene again this week with more new music. The song is called "Better." Check it out below and tell us what you think.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Rapper T.I. Set To Perform At Hawks Vs. Bulls Game

Lookout sports fans! If you love Hip Hop, you're in for a special treat! Rapper T.I. is set to perform at the Atlanta Hawks game. The rapper released the information earlier today (December 12) via Twitter. Check out his tweet...

"I will be performing on 12/22 @AtlHawks vs. Bulls. Get tickets now. 1st 7k that arrive get the Troubleman album download!!! #atlhawks #turnup"

Don't forget, T.I.'s album Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head drops next week on December 18. Make sure you cop one!

[Download] Young Jeezy New Mixtape "Its Tha World"

Its official! Today (December 12), Rapper Young Jeezy releases his latest mixtape Its Tha World and its hosted by DJ Drama. Its features songs with names like 2 Chainz, Birdman, Lil Boosie and more. Download  here!

[Download] King Louie's New Mixtape "Drilluminati

Coming straight from Chicago! Lawless Inc. presents King Louie latest mixtape Drilluminati featuring production from Chicago's own Young Chop, Shawty Redd, and more. Check the tracks below and stay on the lookout for the album!

Public Enemy To Be Inducted In Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Believe the hype! Legendary Group Public Enemy are among the inductees to be honor at the 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, according to our source. The event will take place in L.A. on April 18, and will be aired in May on HBO.

Rapper Chuck D took to Twitter yesterday saying, "Any achievement by PE is to be shared across Hip Hop and its real fans. The songs are 1thing but our strength has been our meaning & performance."

Congrats, Fellas!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

[Video] Rapper T.I. Promotes "Trouble Man" In Chicago

On yesterday (December 10), Rapper T.I.  made his way to the City of Chi for a major campaign to promotes his upcoming project Trouble Man. The event took place at Villa (a store on the City's South Side) and the house was packed with a room full of loyal fans.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Beyonce Inks $50 Million Pepsi Deal

Call her the "Queen!" Superstar Beyonce has just inked a $50 million partnership deal with Pepsi. According to our source, The deal will coincide with a blitz of promotion for her next album, along with sponsoring her Super Bowl halftime show on Feb 3. 

Sunday, December 9, 2012

[New Video] Chella H "Love Chella"

She's back! Its your girl Chella H with her twist to Chief Keef's song "Love Sosa." She calls this visual "Love Chella" & its directed by Shank Robinson. Also, don't forget to cop the re-release of Chella's latest mixtape The Morning After Pill.

Video Courtesy of YouTube


[Video] "The Snowman" Young Jeezy At Congress Theater

Dressed in all black with bright gold chains, Rapper Young Jeezy stopped in the City of Wind last night for a house rocking performance! The event took place at the Congress Theater on Chicago's North Side and the whole night was turnt up!

From start to finish, Jeezy delivered! He gave the crowd exactly what they wanted - the hits. Check out the performance right here on our blog. Also, don't forget Jeezy's new mixtape Its Tha World drops this Wednesday on 12/12/12.

Video Credit: @DerrickNtheCity


Saturday, December 8, 2012

[Video] Chrisette Michele Celebrates Bday & Mixtape Release At The Shrine

On last night (December 7), R&B singer Chrisette Michele stopped in Chicago for the official release of her latest mixtape Audrey Hepburn, along with celebrating her birthday. The event took place at The Shrine and the night was filled with fun and excitement. 

Friday, December 7, 2012

[New Video] Rick Ross "Ten Jesus Pieces" feat. Stalley

They call it Maybach Music! Its your boy Rick Ross with his new joint "Ten Jesus Pieces." Its taken from his Grammy nominated LP God Forgives, I Don't and it features Stalley. Video shot by Dre Films! Check it out!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Pierre "You Got That (Boom Boom Sticky)" Remix feat. Shawnna

Here it is! Its the official remix to Pierre's "You Got That (Boom Boom Sticky)!" It features Chi-town own Shawnna, along with Legendary producer Soundmaster T on the track! Catch the video on World Star Hip Hop in 2013!

Also, don't forget to check out Pierre's exclusive interview with the J.R. Bang Morning Show. Click here to listen.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Chicago Artists Score Big With Grammy Nominations

Lookout music lovers! The 55th Grammy Awards are coming up and the City of Chicago seem to have a lot of hometown favorites on the ballot. 

During yesterday's nomination ceremony, names like Lupe Fiasco, Da Internz, and Producers No I.D. were mentioned in the hip hop category, along Kanye West being announced with six nominations. Also, R&B singer R Kelly's name came up for "Best R&B Album." 

The Grammy Awards are scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 10, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.  

Click here to view full list of all categories.

[Photo] Alicia Keys Cover Essence Magazine

Ain't no doubt about it! R&B singer Alicia Keys is definitely a "Girl On Fire!" Come 2013, she will grace the January issue of Essence Magazine. According to our source, she will speak on marriage and motherhood. The issue hits newsstands December 7.

Early this week, Keys latest album Girl On Fire earned a number #1 spot on Billboard charts, selling 161k in its first week.

Chrisette Michele Reveals "Audrey Hepburn" Mixtape Cover

Looking very sexy, in black and white! R&B singer Chrisette Michele graces the cover of her upcoming mixtape  Audrey Hepburn. The project include songs like "Charades" featuring 2 Chainz and "Rich Hipster" featuring Wale. Its due on December 8.

For those of you who stay in the Chicagoland area, you can catch the soul singer 'Live In Person' on December 7, at the Shrine. We hear she will be celebrating her birthday, along with a listening party release. Click here for details.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Soundmaster T Scheduled To Hit World Star Hip Hop?

Lookout ladies! Legendary producer Soundmaster T is gearing up to hit World Star Hip Hop with a new club banger! We hear he's planning to drop this new video sometime around early 2013, but its no indication of the track's title.

[New Music] YP "Let Me Know"

Coming straight from the streets of Chicago! Its Rapper YP with a new hot joint called "Let Me Know" - produced by Xcel. We hear its scheduled to be on YP's upcoming untitled project, due out soon. Until then, listen to the track!