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Eve – She Bad Bad Music Video

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She Bad Bad” is a promotional single and music video from American Grammy Award winning rapper-songwriter, record producer and actress Eve‘s fourth studio album, Lip Lock.

The music video premiered in early January 2013.

The album, her first in eleven years, was released on May 14, 2013. The album features guest appearances from Gabe Saporta, Dawn Richard, Missy Elliott, Snoop Dogg, Chrisette Michele, Juicy J, and Pusha T among others.

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Singles and Albums in Stores March 29th 2011

New albums this week in Stores from Britney Spears – Femme Fatale, Chris Brown – F.A.M.E., Snoop Dogg – Dogguementary, Wiz Khalifa – Rolling Papers, Jennifer Hudson – I Remember Me, E-40 – Revenue Retrievin’, among many others.

New singles this week in Stores from Lil’ Wayne feat. Rick Ross – John, T-Pain feat. Chris Brown – Best Love Song, Lloyd – Cupid, Lil Twist – Love Affair, Trina feat. Rick Ross – Waist So Skinny, Porcelain Black feat. Lil’ Wayne – This is What Rock N Roll Looks Like, Mindless Behavior feat. Ciara, Tyga & Lil Twist – My Girl (Remix), Lady Gaga – Born This Way (The Remixes Pt.1 & Pt. 2), among many others listed below.

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Music Videos Videos

Kanye West – Runaway Music Video and Full Length Movie

Runaway” is the second single from American rapper Kanye West‘s upcoming fifth studio album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. The full-length “movie” music video for “Runaway” is 35-minutes long.

It is inspired by other music-related short films such as Purple Rain, Pink Floyd The Wall and Michael Jackson’s Thriller and painters Picasso and Matisse. It was filmed in Prague over the period of four days in the Summer of 2010.

According to model Selita Ebanks, who co-stars in the video, the moral of the video is, “the world doesn’t accept, or they try to change, what is different, instead of trying to understand it.”

The script was written by West, Vanessa Beecroft and Jonathan Lia. West describes the video as an “overall representation of what [he dreams]” and a parallel to his music career.

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Singles and Albums in Stores October 5th

New albums from Waka Flocka Flame – Flockaveli, Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Pimp C – The Naked Soul Of Sweet Jones, Faith Evans – Something About Faith, & David Archuleta – The Other Side of Down.

New singles from Kanye West feat. Pusha T – Runaway, Baby Bash feat. Lloyd – Good for My Money, Chrisette Michele – I’m a Star, Bryan J & Travis Porter – Let Me Take You Out, Rye Rye feat. M.I.A. – Sunshine & Tank – Emergency.

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Live Performances Videos

Kanye West performing Power and Runaway Live on SNL

Kanye West recently guest starred on Saturday Night Live on NBC October 2nd 2010, to perform his new singles “Power” and “Runaway“, from his untitled forthcoming fifth studio album.

Special guests included Pusha T on Runaway, and a whole collection of dancers as background visual scenery.

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Hip-Hop/Rap Songs

Kanye West feat. Pusha T – Runaway

Runaway” is track released by American hip-hop artist Kanye West, and it was debuted when West performed the song Live at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s) and it featured artist Pusha T.

Check out Kanye West performing “Runaway” and debuting the single live at the 2010 MTV VMA’s with Pusha T.

I can possibly be considered as a track for Kanye West‘s GOOD Friday free music program, however it was not released on Friday and it will be included on West’s upcoming studio album, Dark Twisted Fantasy (formerly known as Good Ass Job) – his upcoming fifth studio album.

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Kanye West feat. Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean & Charlie Wilson – Good Friday

Good Friday” is the fourth track released by American hip-hop artist Kanye West‘s GOOD Friday free music program and it features artists Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean & Charlie Wilson.

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“Serious Japanese” Teriyaki Boyz – Album Review

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Serious Japanese” is the second studio album released by Japanese hip-hop group Teriyaki Boyz, and first American release of a Japanese hip hop group by a major label. With productions by Kanye West, Pharrell, The Neptunes, and features by Busta Rhymes and Chris Brown, just to name a few – you know they’re going to be “very interesting songs” to say the least. Spawing hits like “Tokyo Drift (Fast & Furious)“, “Zock On!” and “Work That” – this is a CD that will not disappoint Hip-Hop fans around the world.

First off let me say that this CD is half English and half Japanese so reviewing it was a bit different, although I couldn’t review a lot of the lyrics the CD is full of great produced songs. So, if anything the Japanese hooks get stuck in your head (not that that’s a bad thing..) and on most songs there are English verses so you can enjoy them even if you can’t enjoy the CD to its fullest.

I might as well start by talking about the single we’ve all heard (well, maybe not – but that might be a good thing). If you were lucky enough to check out Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift in 2006 you most likely remember the girl repeating “Tokyo Drift (Fast & Furious)” over and over, but you couldn’t get it out of your head. “Fast and Furiousss…” Like it or not, it was featured on the soundtrack – now on the album, even in the form of a Remix that features Pusha T & Fam-lay and drops annoyingness but keeps the very bad-ass The Neptunes produced track.

First official single “I Still Love H.E.R.” features and was produced by Kanye West. It is a bass-horns sampled track, and a great track overall. If you are familiar with Kanye’s work it sounds very much like his tracks “Graduation”-era. Also feeling outdated for it’s release now.

I Still Love H.E.R. Music Video via YouTube

Another Kanye West produced track “Teriya-king” features Kanye West and Big Sean, is a banger of a track. Chanting “Whoaa..” over and over is slightly addicting and you can’t quite get enough of it! A hook that could easily be abused by repeating it (and ruining the song) is not so in this case. “Kings.. kings.. kings.. – We’re the Teriya-kings.. kings.. ”

Another The Neptunes‘ produced second single, and crazy-awesome-mess of a track “Zock On!” features Pharrell & Busta Rhymes. The track, much like many of Pharrell’s productions, is very “out there” and different sounding. The sound which is familiar, repetitive.. but different all at the same time comes out great in the end. Great deliverance in my opinion from Busta as well.

Work That” is a the third single off the album, features Chris Brown & Pharrell and a personal favorite. A very basic hook that delivers well – “Let me see you Work That“. The video portrays exactly what they wanna see worked.. over and over and over. Either way, it’s a hit for the Teriyaki Boyz and the track that might possibly break them into the America Hip-Hop market once and for all.


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5th Element” is a very abstract song, produced and features Cornelius with minimal sounds and a nice bass this track is interesting all the way through and musically brings you a song how you have never heard before.

Jermaine Dupri produced track “Sweet Girl” features Dondria, and sounds like the typical R&B/Hip-Hop duet track you hear on the radio thanks to the help of the English hook and the little bit of Auto-tune.

Serious Japanese is a great second album in which the CD from beginning to end is ear candy. From annoyingly addictive “Tokyo Drift (Fast & Furious)” to the repetitive (but equally addictive) – Let me see you “Work That”. Their second work proves that if you have a strong track and great lyrical patterns their language is universal with their music. It brings together American Hip-Hop production with J-Hip-Hop and makes a masterpiece that puts to shame some American Hip-Hop!

Serious Japanese is the second album released by Japanese hip-hop group Teriyaki Boyz. It is scheduled to be released on January 28, 2009 in Japan by Star Trak Entertainment. Serious Japanese will be released on February 3, 2009 worldwide.

THE HYPE FACTOR: 4 out of 5

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N.E.R.D. feat. Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco & Pusha T – “Everyone Nose” (Remix) Music Video Premiere

“Everyone Nose” is the first single from N.E.R.D. The Remix features Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco & Pusha T.

I very much prefer the Remix to the original version, as should you on this HIGH life, that HIGH beat is off the chain – most definitely!

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Hip-Hop/Rap

N.E.R.D. feat. Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco & Pusha T – Everyone Nose (Remix)

Everyone Nose” (Remix) is track off N.E.R.D‘s upcoming album Seeing Sounds which is the title of American band N*E*R*D’s third and forthcoming album.

They released a new song titled “Everyone Nose” on their Billionaire Boys Club blog on January 22, 2008 that was confirmed at SXSW to be the first single from the album.

This Remix is miles better than the boring original.