Monthly archives: October, 2012

Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’ Easily Tops Billboard 200, Kendrick Lamar Debuts at No. 2

As earlier reported, Taylor Swift’s “Red” album explodes at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 1.2 million copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It’s the largest sales week for an album since 2002, when Eminem’s “The Eminem Show” sold 1.3 million in its first full week at No. 1. “Red” is only…

@RyanMcDMusic (Ryan McDermott) Signs To G.O.O.D. Music

Kanye West is still putting the pieces together for his G.O.O.D. Music masterpiece. LA native, Ryan McDermott, is the newest singer/songwriter/prodcuer to join the imprint. Below is the the first single “Paradise” from his upcoming project “The Sandman: The Tale Of Sleep Walkers”. Congrats to Ryan and G.O.O.D. Music, the world is expecting great things from this…

Tyler, the Creator Hits the Studio With Miley Cyrus and Pharrell

Strange things are happening. Tyler, the Creator was in the studio last night with none other than Miley Cyrus and his mentor Pharrell. It’s unknown whether the odd couple was cooking up a collaboration or just hanging out. “Shes soooo fucking awesome,” said the Odd Future leader of the pop superstar. Miley is working closely with Pharrell on her next…

Nicki Minaj: Reality Series Will Show the World Another Side

If you think you know Nicki Minaj, think again. The reigning rap diva will give fans a glimpse into her life on her new E! reality show, “Nicki Minaj: My Truth,” which premieres Sunday at 10:30 p.m. During an interview with Ryan Seacreston KIIS FM, she told viewers to expect the unexpected. “My diehard fans have seen that…

Beyonce in the studio with up-and-coming R&B singer

Beyonce is in the studio with R&B singer Miguel, it has been revealed. The mystery collaboration was revealed by Miguel himself when he posted a picture of himself (above) with the ‘Crazy In Love’ star in the studio. Posting the picture ontoInstagram, Miguel cryptically wrote: “… woah. creating for Virog’s all weekend”. It is not yet…

Eminem Announced As Executive Producer Of Skylar Grey’s Debut

Detroit rapper Eminem has been announced as the executive producer of pop singer Skylar Grey’s debut album Don’t Look Down, it was announced today (October 31). Skylar Grey’s debut album Don’t Look Down is being released on Alex Da Kid’s KIDinaKORNER imprint, which is distributed by Interscope. Alex explains, “Skylar is one of the first artists that I…

Meek Mill Dreams & Nightmares Documentary

To coincide with the release of Meek Mill’s debut album, Dreams & Nightmares, he puts it all on to the small screen. With Shaheem Reid, we follow Meek’s long journey leading up to today’s release. [RapRadar]

Into The Lair #42 – Working with Bass and Kick Drums

In this week’s ITL, Dave shows you how to make sure your kick drum and bass are working well together in the mix.

Imagine Dragons Video Performance on Jimmy Fallon (36 min mark)

Kendrick Lamar Debuts High On Charts

Damn you, Taylor. HDD reports that Kendrick’s good kid, m.A.A.d city will debut at #2 spot on the charts with an estimated 242,122 in first week sales. Not bad kid. If numbers hold it’ll pass GFID as top-selling first week of any rap album this year. Cop the album now. Finally tally tomorrow. [RapRadar]