During work my texts and mentions were blowing up about this Eminem news. I’ve always been an Eminem fan, so when I heard this news I started quoting Eminem lyrics. Anyways, Eminem took to the VMAs commercial breaks to reveals some great news.
On November 5th, 2013, Em is set to release a brand new studio album entitled Marshall Mathers LP II. Or MMLP2. The album will be executive produced by Dr. Dre & Rick Rubin. The first single will be called “Berzerk” and is set to be available on Tuesday August 27th, 2013. You can hear a snippet of the single in the brand new Beats By Dre commercial which can b found after the jump.
12 years ago we lost an angel, superstar and legend in the making with the tragic death of Aaliyah Dana Haughton. To this day I still remember where I was and when I heard the devastating news of her death. She was only 22 years old at the time of her death but her legacy still remains in 2013. Today we’ve included some of our personal favorite Aaliyah song/videos. Take a trip back down memory lane with us. R.I.P Babygirl.
On October 15 at 8 p.m. EST., BET will air their upcoming hip hop awards at Atlanta’s Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. Kendrick Lamar leads the awards with 14 nominations, while J. Cole holds his own with 10 nods. Drake has been nominated for 13 awards including “Lyricist of the Year”. The event will be recorded on September 28, but check out all the nominations which can be found after the jump.
Hosted by Snoop Dogg.
Earlier today, 2 Chainz was arrested in Oklahoma City after a standoff with police on his tour bus. When they approached the vehicle, cops say they noticed signs of drug use and attempted to board the bus. Since then, 2 Chainz has been released from jail and he also released his tracklisting from his sophomore album.
Features include Drake, Lil Wayne, Fergie, Rich Homie Quan, T-Pain and more. Production duties are handled by Mike WiLL Made It, Pharrell, Mannie Fresh, D. Rich, Drumma Boy and more. Check out the tracklisting after the jump, album in stores September 10th.
A3C, the Atlanta-based, five-day festival with dozens of shows including 300+ artists and DJs is proud to announce its latest roster. From OG vets like Ghostface Killah, Too Short, Bun B, Pharoahe Monch, Jean Grae, Peanut Butter Wolf, Aesop Rock, 9th Wonder and Kool DJ Red Alert, to buzzing artists like ScHoolboy Q, A$AP Ferg, Rich Homie Quan, Travis Porter, Jay Rock, Rapsody, Fat Trel, Iamsu!, Doe B, Chuck Inglish, Jarren Benton and Lil Durk, this year’s A3C packs a serious punch. The current lineup can be found here with many more artists TBA.
The A3C Hip Hop Festival runs from October 2 – 6, 2013. All access 5-day passes are available for $50 until September 1 and will go up to $75 at the door. More information can be found on here.
Here at NQM we’re fans of promoting quality posts whether music, artwork, designs or more. Today we’re helping support a kickstarter campaign for a crime drama entitled “Shelby and the Bread Factory.” The love, revenge, greed and an American dream gone wrong film is directed Juan Carlos Mendoza. Illy what up!
Production for the film will start in June. Donate here. Also Pharoah Monche has just been confirmed as a cast member.
“Shelby and the Bread Factory,” a crime drama by Juan Carlos Mendoza, follows Shelby, a lifelong criminal who seals his fate after an armed robbery gone wrong. With a protagonist caught between his vision of the American dream and the love thats trying to save him from it, Shelby and the Bread Factory delivers a highly-charged story of greed, love, revenge and promise. Story by Manny Nunez. Written by Roman Limonta & Kevin Patrick Nelson.
UPDATE: Here’s an update on the crime drama entitled “Shelby and the Bread Factory”.
At the end of the campaign – which had surpassed their $30,000 crowdfunding goal – funds were refunded to backers and the campaign was inexplicably cancelled. But they have started The campaign and they have re-launched and stands $7000.00 with 19 days to go.
JAY Z continues his interviews with different people, he speaks about “Legends Of The Summer”, “Picasso Baby”, Beyonce etc… hit the jump to listen to the interview.
After those random tweets J. Cole did, we were left wondering what those photos were about. J. Cole and Wale are set to go on tour starting in September for their upcoming What Dreams May Come tour. Starting off in San Bernardino, CA, while ending October at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle WA.
Check out the tour dates after the jump. Purchase tickets here.