When Katy Perry lands at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards on August 27, she’ll have an impressive gang of stars taking the stage alongside her. Given that style, it’s no surprise Dave Chapelle picked the video to play during his intermission. “Chocolate” is available now on Big Boi’s third full-length solo album and first release for Epic Records, Boomiverse. One of history’s tightest and most clever rhyme mavericks, Big Boi’s indelible influence courses throughout two generations of rap music. Fifth Harmony’s global 7/27 Tour began its North American leg that summer, hitting over 30 cities before heading to Europe in the fall and continuing on to Asia in early 2017. by Metro Boomin] LISTEN & BUY “ISSA ALBUM” i Tunes: Album Apple Music: Album_AM Spotify: Album_Sptfy Google Play: Album_GP Amazon Digital: Album_Dig Deezer: Album_Dzr Soundcloud: Album_SC Tidal: Album_Tidal (Los Angeles, CA – July 5, 2017) Taking the crown yet again, GRAMMY® nominated, multi-platinum artist, producer, entrepreneur, author, and music guru DJ Khaled bows at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 with his tenth full-length offering, GRATEFUL [We The Best Music Group/Epic Records]. Achieving 149,127 equivalent sales in total activity, this notably marks his biggest first-week at #1 Overall and #1 Hip-Hop, his second consecutive debut at the top of the chart in under twelve months’ time, and his seventh Top 10 entry overall since 2008. At a closer look, you might find a subtle theme at the heart of Grateful. The group’s accomplishments on the charts added to an award-winning 2016, with first-time wins at the American Music Awards, i Heart Radio Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards & Much Music Video Awards, their second win at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, two wins at the MTV Video Music Awards & Radio Disney Music Awards and three wins at the Teen Choice Awards.Perry, who is hosting this year’s VMAs, will perform at the star-studded show, alongside (*drumroll please*) Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, and Thirty Seconds to Mars. As one-half of Out Kast, he achieved seven GRAMMY® Awards, sold 25 million records, and created a string of music’s most influential work, including Aquemini, Stankonia, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, and Speakerboxxx/The Love Below—which went RIAA Diamond making Out Kast the first and only hip-hop artist in history to win the GRAMMY® for ‘Album of the Year.’ Big Boi’s 2010 solo debut, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, bowed at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and received unanimous critical acclaim with Pitchfork proclaiming it one of the “100 Best Albums of the Decade ‘So Far'” and topping year-end lists from Time, Paste, Vibe, and more. Fifth Harmony’s already successful 2017 kicked off with a performance at the People’s Choice Awards and has already brought the group wins for every nomination so far, including “Favorite Group” for the second year in a row at the People’s Choice Awards, three wins at the i Heart Radio Music Awards, two wins (Favorite Music Group & Fiercest Fans) at the Radio Disney Music Awards, and the two top honors – “Favorite Music Group” and “Favorite Song” – at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. It’s been an unbelievable journey to this milestone. It releases June 23, its executive producer and Khaled’s infant son Asahd Tuck Khaled was born October 23, it boasts 23 tracks, and he just dropped a collaboration with the most famous 23 of all—Jordan. That history expands today with the arrival of Grateful. Fifth Harmony’s global 7/27 Tour began its North American leg that summer, hitting over 30 cities before heading to Europe in the fall and continuing on to Asia in early 2017.How interesting…Sophie Okonedo Okay, okay, so she’s a bit more obvious with that last name and those cheekbones, but she’s interesting enough to share anyway.
Meanwhile, Perry and The Weeknd boast five nominations each, while Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations. (August 4, 2017 –Los Angeles, CA) Today, seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning, RIAA diamond-certified hip-hop luminary, producer, and member of Out Kast—Big Boi—shares the music video for his latest single “Chocolate” [feat. In 2015, Big Boi collaborated with Phantogram to create supergroup Big Grams. 5 on the Billboard 200 and has since been certified Gold. That five-month journey culminates now as he clinched #1. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne 6. In 2015, Fifth Harmony released their debut album, Reflection, which debuted at No. Featuring trans actor August Aiden, the emotional video directed by Dano Cerny gives insight into the difficult experience known all too well to the trans community. A stunning anthem of protest, Wrabel holds nothing back and takes a stand with one of his most heartfelt and heavy compositions to date. i just wanted to write a simple song letting anyone that feels like an outsider know that the problem isn’t you, it’s them. Their second single “All In My Head (Flex)” is certified platinum, while their latest single “That’s My Girl” was another top 40 radio hit. Khaled introduced Grateful with one of music’s hottest hit streaks in recent memory. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper, & Lil Wayne] became his first #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and achieved RIAA platinum status in less than six weeks and also landed #1 in United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand! BEYONCÉ & JAY Z] simultaneously pinned down #1 at Urban and Rhythm Radio. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller] stands out as the #1 Most Added at Top 40, Urban, and Rhythm this week, and it’s on track to replicate the success of its predecessors and then some. “Work from Home,” the album’s quadruple platinum certified first single, earned Fifth Harmony their first top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, notching the top spot on both the Billboard Rhythmic and Pop Songs charts. Captain Cuts Facebook Captain Cuts Twitter @Captain Cuts You Tube @Captain Cuts VEVO Instagram @Captain Cuts Vevo @Captain Cuts Soundcloud @Captain Cuts (August 1, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA) Tired of staying silent in the face of oppression and injustice, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Wrabel bravely speaks out with his new song “The Village,” accompanied by an impactful video created in partnership with Spotify. today i release it, just days after he tweeted to ban trans people from serving in the military. “Work from Home,” the album’s 5x platinum certified first single, earned Fifth Harmony their first top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, notching the top spot on both the Billboard Rhythmic and Pop Songs charts. To celebrate the release of Grateful, Khaled hosts a meet-n-greet at Urban Outfitters in Hollywood, CA today 4pm-6pm at Space Twenty15. A sought-after gem for sneakerheads coast to coast, that’s already declared a “collector’s item.” Check it out HERE. “Down” follows the record-breaking success of Fifth Harmony’s sophomore album 7/27.His debut album, due next year, could make Bada$$ a hip-hop megastar.Bada$$ was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jamaican parents who were big music fans and exposed their son to everything from Wu-Tang Clan to Prince.