Diggy Simmons has released his first official single after being signed under Atlantic Records. No title for his first studio album has been officially made yet, but in the meantime check out his single and download below:
I just wanted to be who I was, which was like so many other girls I knew. We grew up in the city, had a hard edge and obstacles to overcome, but we were still young and beautiful. I didn’t want to be all dressed up, all made up—I wanted to be myself, which hadn’t been done before.
Pop icon in the making, Lady Gaga is covering Rolling Stone magazine’s latest issue. Read up on her interview where she discusses her struggles and connection to her fans here. Check out the rest of her photos from her feature:
Unreleased early tracks from Toronto-based R&B singer The Weeknd have surfaced, including a demo collaboration with Drake. Take a listen below.
These tracks really show how much The Weeknd has grown as an artist leading up to his acclaimed mixtape House of Balloons. If you haven’t already heard it, download the free mixtape here. Or listen to it after the break (start with “The Morning”)… (more…)
From their Mania! mixtape, here is Pacific Division’s official music video for “Fallin”:
Lonely Island and SNL member, Andy Samberg, and Maybach Music leader, Rick Ross, team up for the cover of Complex magazine’s June/July 2011 issue. Check out the rest of their spread, a bonus video of the cover shoot along with excerpts from their cover story interview:
When did you both decide that you wanted to be rappers?
A: I’m a comedian, and I decided I wanted to be a comedian when I was eight years old watching old Saturday Night Live episodes. I never decided to be a rapper because I’m not a rapper.
R: But he hangs with cool-ass rappers.
A: I’ve been lucky enough to chill out with rappers because of my love for rap music.
R: Hanging out at an arcade and they had a big-ass screen on the wall. Some fine chicks walked in and they had biker shorts on. I was in fourth or fifth grade at the time, and I was like, “Damn, these are the finest chicks I’ve ever seen.” I just saw the way they reacted to Big Daddy Kane when “The Symphony” came on. I started doing the flattop right there. [Laughter.]
Johnny Cupcakes made this “Big Kid Red Flag” sticker for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief. This 5 dollar purchase can help the Red Cross fund shelter and food of the effects of disasters such as the Japan earthquake and tsunami. Show your support and purchase the sticker online.
Here is Kreayshawn’s official music video “Gucci Gucci” directed by FUCKZENTIL and produced by Strange Customs. She released a mixtape Kitty’s N Choppas hosted by DJ Woogie a while ago. Enjoy, this is definitely a summer hit: