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Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Nardwaur has a fun interview with Machine Gun Kelly. Watch below.


Posted in Cassie
Posted by Patrick
Earlier today, Funkmaster Flex premiered Kanye West's remix of Cassie's "King of Hearts." Care of Bad Boy Records, I now have the official, full version of the track that is about two minutes longer. You can listen to it in our audio player. Check out the single cover below.

"King of Hearts (Kanye West Remix)" by Cassie (Front Cover)

Posted by Patrick
In the clip below, Lil' Kim talks with DJ Envy about Biggie's style. Envy hosts MTV2's Sucker Free, which aired a special episode in honor of the 15th anniversary of the release of B.I.G.'s "Life After Death" album.


Posted by Patrick
On the 15th anniversary of the release of The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Life After Death" album, Lil' Kim talked with DJ Envy of MTV2's Sucker Free about the song leaks that faced the album and Biggie's reaction to them. Watch below.


Posted by Patrick
MTV2's Sucker Free celebrated the 15th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Life After Death" album on March 25. As part of the show, Mac Miller chatted with them about Biggie's influence on him.


Posted by Patrick
March 25 marked 15 years since the release of The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Life After Death." Lil' Kim chatted with DJ Envy on MTV2's Sucker Free about the recording process for the album, including her contribution on "Another." Watch below.


Posted by Patrick
In honor of the 15th anniversary of the release of The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Life After Death," Ice Cube talked with MTV2's Sucker Free about how the album solidified Biggie's legacy.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
MTV has announced that they be launching a hip hop themed spin-off of game show "Hollywood Squares," aptly titled "Hip Hop Squares." Machine Gun Kelly is among those set to appear, alongside Nick Cannon, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Mac Miller and more. The show will premiere on May 22 on MTV2. Check out a quick teaser below.


Via DJ Mighty.

Posted in Cassie
Posted by Patrick
On Twitter, Diddy shared a link to In Flex We Trust, where you are able to listen to the song below, the Kanye West remix of Cassie's "King of Hearts." Earlier this month, Cassie revealed the collaboration.

The version below has Funkmaster Flex's tags. We'll share the full, tagless version when we have a legitimate source.


Posted in Los
Posted by Patrick
Last night, Los shot the music video for "King Los," according to a tweet shared on his Twitter stream. Capricorn Clark posted a photo of the rapper talking with MTV, which may have been from the set. So, expect some MTV coverage soon.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
In a funny interview with DJ Whoo Kid (warning: parental advisory), Machine Gun Kelly confirmed that a visual was coming for his remix to "Wild Boy" and that the video features Steve-O.

Furthermore, though he was initially against the record, he now loves "Invincible" and the song will be featured on his upcoming debut album, "Lace Up." That's why it wasn't on his "Half Naked & Almost Famous" EP.

Listen to the full interview below.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
The Billboard charts are out and Machine Gun Kelly's "Half Named & Almost Famous" EP has debuted at #46 on The Billboard 200 and #42 on the Top Current Albums chart.

It also appeared on the Top Digital Albums, Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts, ranking #13, #10 and #9, respectively.

The album, which was released on iTunes exclusively on March 20, sold 8,519 copies in its first week.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Here are Bad Boy's positions on the most recent Billboard U.S. album and single charts, released today.

Machine Gun Kelly's "Half Naked & Almost Famous" makes its debut at #46 on The Billboard 200 and #42 among the Top Current Albums, plus top 10 marks on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts. Thanks to the release of the EP, "See My Tears" debuts as well, while "Wild Boy" gains in some places.

Albums

The Billboard 200

46. "Half Naked & Almost Famous" by Machine Gun Kelly (debut).

Top Current Albums

42. "Half Naked & Almost Famous" by Machine Gun Kelly (debut).

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Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
MySpace has a deep interview (as deep as 5 minutes can be, anyway) with Machine Gun Kelly. He discusses his upbringing, the poor relationship he has with his parents, an entitled fan and more. Watch below.


Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
Fabolous' official website has the music video for "She Did It," which features a cameo from French Montana. Watch below.


Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
On Twitter, DJ Kay Slay revealed that he was close to releasing the remix to his song, "Got Damn," which will feature Busta Rhymes, French Montana, Torch, Gunplay and 2 Chainz. When he puts the the track online, we'll have an update here.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Edit (3/29/2012): Initially, this article indicated that "Half Naked & Almost Famous" debuted on The Billboard 200 at #42. Actually, it was #42 on the Top Current Albums chart and #46 on The Billboard 200. I apologize for the confusion.

Machine Gun Kelly's "Half Naked & Almost Famous" EP, which was released exclusively through iTunes on March 20, has sold 8,519 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, which measures retail music sales in the U.S. This will allow it to debut at #42 on the upcoming Top Current Albums chart, to be released on Thursday.

The album will see a physical, CD release on April 10.

Posted in Bad Boy Records
Posted by Patrick
According to Bad Boy Records' Twitter profile, the next episode of Fuse's "Hip Hop Shop" will feature an "exclusive look into Bad Boy Records." The show starts at 11 PM ET.

Posted in Bad Boy Records
Posted by Patrick
Here are Bad Boy's positions on the most recent Billboard U.S. album and single charts, released last Thursday.

Singles

Heatseekers Songs

22. "Wild Boy" by Machine Gun Kelly (unchanged).

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

49. "Wild Boy" by Machine Gun Kelly (a new high, up from 51).
99. "Let it Go (Dope Boy)" by Red Cafe (down from 98).

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Recurrents

14. "Shot Caller" by French Montana (debut).

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Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Rolling Stone has released Machine Gun Kelly's new video for "Half Named & Almost Famous," the title track from his new EP. It was originally shot at the 2011 edition of the SXSW Music festival.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Jake Janisse has released some behind the scenes footage from the music video shoot for DMX's "I Don't Dance" featuring Machine Gun Kelly. Watch below and check out some earlier footage.


Via Altsounds.com.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Machine Gun Kelly chatted with Fuse recently about the meaning of "Half Naked & Almost Famous," his take on SXSW and more. Watch below.




Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
Below, check out some behind the scenes footage from Fabolous' "She Did It" music video, which includes a cameo from French Montana.


Via French Montana via Gorilla Leak.

Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
Bad Boy has serviced "Drop a Gem on Em," a new song from French Montana featuring Maino. You can listen in our audio player.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
On Facebook, Machine Gun Kelly shared mgkcapthat.com, where fans can create their own poster or canvas print from his "Wild Boy" music video. It runs through a service called Cap That.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Bad Boy has released an alternate cut of Machine Gun Kelly's "Wild Boy (Remix)." Unlike the version MGK made available for free download, this version does not have Steve-O or Mystikal. You can listen to it in our audio player.

Posted in Cassie
Posted by Patrick
Italian Vogue's Scott Lipps chatted with Cassie and took a look at the contents of her closet. Watch on their website.

Posted in Zac Posen
Posted by Patrick
WWD reports that Zac Posen has signed a deal with Illesteva to release a pair of limited edited sunglasses that will be available next month.

If you're interested, you'll be able to pick them up at Colette, Opening Ceremony and Illesteva for $300.

Via New York Magazine.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
AllHipHop.com released the clip below of Machine Gun Kelly and Mystikal at SXSW. They meet up and perform the remix to "Wild Boy" for another camera (could be for a music video, but that is unclear). Watch below.


Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
LP Da Original has released his new mixtape, "No Organization No Progress," which you can download for free on his website. It features "Betty Crocker," a collaboration with French Montana.

Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
Earlier this month, Queens rapper Mike Classic released "Whole Different Lane" for free download on his website. The song features French Montana.

"Whole Different Lane" by Mike Classic featuring French Montana

Posted by Patrick
Diageo, the beverage company that owns the Ciroc brand, has recognized Blue Flame and Raison Pure for their work on the launch of Ciroc's flavors, reports The Drum.

Blue Flame, Bad Boy's in-house marketing agency, was honored in the Innovation category, of the Diageo Marketing Brilliance Awards, a yearly program through which the company highlights work done by those responsible for marketing its brands.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
At the release party for his new EP, "Half Naked & Almost Famous," Machine Gun Kelly brought out French Montana and Travis Porter. Bad Boy also presented him with a cake, which he promptly put his face in. Watch below, care of RealTalkNY.


Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
According to French Montana's Twitter, the rapper and his crew will release "Coke Boys 3," the mixtape, on April 2.

Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
Drake is set to kick off the third leg of his "Club Paradise Tour," which will consist of a 27 date amphitheater run in the U.S. J. Cole will serve as the opening act and, according to MTV.com's Rob Markman, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz and French Montana will support them on unspecified dates. Here is the full slate of dates (again, it is unclear if Montana will be on all of these or just some):

5/7 - Concord, CA at Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord
5/8 - Irvine, CA at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
5/10 - Phoenix, AZ at Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
5/11 - Las Vegas, NV at MGM Grand Garden Arena
5/13 - Denver, CO at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
5/14 - Albuquerque, NM at Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents The Pavilion
5/16 - Dallas, TX at Gexa Energy Pavilion
5/17 - Houston, TX at Toyota Center
5/19 - Charlotte, NC at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
5/20 - Atlanta, GA at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
5/22 - Raleigh, NC at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
5/23 - Virginia Beach, VA at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
5/25 - Washington, DC at Verizon Center
5/26 - Pittsburgh, PA at First Niagara Pavilion
5/28 - Cleveland, OH at Blossom Music Center
5/30 - Detroit, MI at DTE Energy Music Theatre
6/1 - Indianapolis, IN at Klipsch Music Center
6/2 - Chicago, IL at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
6/5 - Memphis, TN at FedEx Forum
6/6 - Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center
6/8 - Darien Lake, NY at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
6/9 - Philadelphia, PA at Susquehanna Bank Center
6/11 - Hartford, CT at Comcast Theatre
6/12 - Holmdel, NJ at PNC Bank Arts Center
6/14 - Saratoga Springs, NY at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
6/16 - New York, NY at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
6/17 - Boston, MA at Comcast Center

Tickets will be available through Live Nation.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Machine Gun Kelly told Rob Markman of MTV.com that, initially, he fought against leading with "Wild Boy" and "Invincible." But, Diddy convinced him to use "Wild Boy" as his first single and, in hindsight, MGK is happy with the success and calls the song "a completely accurate statement about the person I am."

"[Diddy] was the one who encouraged 'Wild Boy,'" he said. "He encouraged that whole thing. I was like, 'Nah, no way, no way, we gotta go serious with the serious stuff right now. And if we would've went that route, I would've fizzled off real quick."

"I did fight 'Wild Boy.' I fought that and I fought 'Invincible,' too, and now 'Invincible' is a WWE WrestleMania theme song and it's on like a new movie trailer. So, maybe I just hate every song I'm about to release."


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
If you're like me, you purchased your copy of Machine Gun Kelly's "Half Naked & Almost Famous" on iTunes shortly after it was released. But, when he released the DVD content through his Facebook page, you had some trouble downloading it.

When you went to the page, it said you needed to update your version of Java and you pressed "OK." Then nothing happened. I found a solution that worked for me.

Head over to java.com. Click on the "Free Java Download" button. Now, if you don't have the latest version, it'll offer it to you. Download that file to your computer and then open it. Follow the prompts and allow it to install. Now, close your web browser, open it again and go back to the DVD content area of MGK's Facebook page. Try it again.

For me, it worked and I was able to download the DVD content as a .mov file, 1.2 GB in size. Keep in mind that you must have purchased a copy via iTunes and, presumably, you may have to access the DVD content on the same computer from which you made the purchase, since that is where the files and iTunes license information is likely stored.

Posted in Diddy/Dirty Money
Posted by Patrick
Diddy announced on Twitter today that he would guest mentor on tonight's episode of "American Idol" on FOX, alongside Jimmy Iovine. Watch it starting at 8 PM ET.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Some fans have had trouble accessing the DVD content that was supposed to come with the purchase of his new "Half Naked & Almost Famous" EP. Due to this, Machine Gun Kelly is making it available for free streaming from 10 PM ET tonight through 3 AM. Watch it while you can.

Posted in Bad Boy Records
Posted by Patrick
XXL has kicked off a video series in honor of their 2012 "Freshman Class" cover, which included French Montana and Machine Gun Kelly.

So far, they have released part 1 ("Fame"), part 2 ("Power") and a cypher including MGK. Watch all of the clips below.

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Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
French Montana has shot a visual for "Everything's A Go," directed by Spiff TV. The clip will feature cameos from Rick Ross, Swizz Beatz, DJ Khaled, Wale and "Mob Wives" star Drita D'Avanzo. Check out the behind the scenes footage below, care of UrbanPartyLife.com.

Warning: Content not suitable for all audiences.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Rolling Stone reports that Machine Gun Kelly's upcoming debut album, "Lace Up," will feature a collaboration with Tech N9ne. MGK will be featured on the rapper's "Hostile Takeover" tour starting on March 24.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
"Half Naked & Almost Famous," the Bad Boy Records debut EP from Machine Gun Kelly, was released today exclusively on iTunes. The 5 song set represents Bad Boy's first album release, EP or otherwise, since Dirty Money's "Last Train to Paris" on December 14, 2010.

Bolstered by the rapper's Hot 100 charting single, "Wild Boy" (featuring Waka Flocka Flame), the release serves as a teaser to MGK's upcoming debut album, "Lace Up." It includes collaborations with label mate Cassie (for the remix to "Warning Shot") and Dubo and DJ Xplosive ("EST 4 Life").

According to Rolling Stone, "Half Naked & Almost Famous" is the soundtrack to a 90 minute documentary, which MGK says will be made available online, to purchasers of the album, today at 3 PM.

It will be released physically via CD format on April 10. Check out the album cover and track listing below.

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Posted by Patrick
Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie has released "Thou Shall Not...," a new self-produced single featuring a sample of The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Who Shot Ya" for the chorus. You can listen and download clean and dirty versions care of his SoundCloud profile.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Machine Gun Kelly's "Half Naked & Almost Famous" EP is now available on iTunes. Thanks to the digital booklet, we have the production credits.

Executive producers: Sean "Diddy" Combs and MGK
Co-executive producers: Harve Pierre and James McMillan

1. Warning Shot featuring Cassie
Produced by J.R. Rotem for Beluga Heights. Co-produced by Aliby for Beluga Heights.

2. Wild Boy featuring Waka Flocka Flame
Produced by GB Hitz for EST 19XX and Southside for Mizay Entertainment.

3. See My Tears
Produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.

4. Half Naked & Almost Famous
Produced by MGK and Slim Gudz for EST 19XX Productions, LLC and Alex Kickdrum.

5. EST 4 Life featuring Deubo and DJ Xplosive
Produced by Slim Gudz for EST 19XX Productions, LLC and Michael "Lil Mike" Crawford

Posted in Aasim
Posted by Patrick
Aasim's new mixtape, "Live at the Tunnel: The Ski Mask Way" has been released on DatPiff.com. The 10 song set features an appearance by former Bad Boy artist Dawn Richard. Check out the cover, track listing and an embedded player below.

"Live at the Tunnel: The Ski Mask Way" Mixtape by Aasim (Front Cover)


1. Tunnel State of Mind
2. Live at the Tunnel
3. Ain't That Mellow
4. Private Party
5. I'm Nasty
6. Run the Yard
7. Save Me featuring Dawn Richard
8. Social Club Nites
9. Return of the Underdog
10. Don't Do It

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Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Machine Gun Kelly chats with andPOP.com about his respect for Diddy and the time he got caught impersonating the Bad Boy CEO by the man himself. Watch below.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
In addition to "Wild Boy," Machine Gun Kelly also performed "Warning Shot," "Invincible" and "Half Naked and Almost Famous" during VEVO's SXSW event. Watch these clips below.



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Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Machine Gun Kelly's new "Half Naked & Almost Famous" EP, featuring Cassie, Waka Flocka Flame and more, will be released in phases, to different retailers.

Tomorrow, March 20, it will receive an exclusive digital release on iTunes, according to his official website. Amazon is indicating that they will sell the digital format a week later, starting on March 26. This may or may not be accurate.

Finally, I have confirmed with a source at Bad Boy that the CD version will be out on April 10. You can pre-order it at Amazon.com and it will be available at other retailers, as well. The Amazon.com product page says April 3, but that is incorrect.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
During the just concluded SXSW Music festival in Austin, Texas, Machine Gun Kelly performed at the VEVO event. Watch "Wild Boy" below.


Posted in Los
Posted by Patrick
Los has released a freestyle over Jeezy's "I Do." You can download it for free care of his YouTube channel. Listen below.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
In an interview with Fuse at the South by Southwest Music festival, Machine Gun Kelly shed some light on DMX's contribution to his album and Mystikal's appearance on the "Wild Boy (Remix)" (free download).

"That's gonna give them nightmares," he said about the DMX feature. "It's a really dark song."

"I refused to get anything but the Dark Man X on my album. We sat there for like hours before we even made music and just talked. I gave him that look like, 'I want this X' and he was like, 'I don't know if I wanna go there,í and I was like, 'We gotta go there.' It's a record that we only like to listen to. Itís a f***ed up record."

According to MGK, the verse from Mystikal took months to get but they held out because it was the "wow factor." When they finally received the verse, it was distorted, but at MGK's insistence, they were able to get it on the record. Watch the interview below.


Posted in Aasim
Posted by Patrick
Aasim will release a new mixtape, "Live at the Tunnel: The Ski Mask Way" on Monday, March 19 at 1 PM ET, according to the release page on DatPiff.

The mixtape was originally announced in October. in December, Aasim revealed plans to release it as a double mixtape with his planned "F*** the Industry" mixtape. It is unclear if that is still the case.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Rap-Up.com has the back cover for Machine Gun Kelly's"Half Naked & Almost Famous Soundtrack" EP, which will be out on March 20.

1. "Warning Shot" featuring Cassie
2. "Wild Boy" featuring Waka Flocka Flame
3. "See My Tears"
4. "Half Naked & Almost Famous"
5. "EST 4 Life" featuring Dubo and DJ Xplosive

The set will be executive produced by Diddy and Machine Gun Kelly and co-executive produced by Harve Pierre and James McMillan.

Thanks CassieFansite for the tip.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Byron Kirkland, one of Machine Gun Kelly's managers, posted an image on Twitter that appears to be the cover for Machine Gun Kelly's "Half Naked & Almost Famous Soundtrack" EP, which will be released on March 20. Check it out below.

"Half Naked & Almost Famous" Soundtrack EP by Machine Gun Kelly (Front Cover)

Posted in Bad Boy Blog
Posted by Patrick
It has been 6 whole years since Bad Boy Blog launched on March 14, 2006.

It's been a fun ride, writing about a topic I enjoy. BBB is for the fans and we cover the good and the bad from that perspective.

Thank you to everyone who reads Bad Boy Blog and has subscribed to us via some means, including Twitter and Facebook. Thank you to everyone who has shared our articles and supported us. It is greatly appreciated.

Patrick

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Machine Gun Kelly took home the gold, or the wood, at tonight's mtvU Woodie Awards ceremony in Austin, TX. The rapper won the Breaking Woodie award, in a category where he was nominated alongside A$AP Rocky, Azealia Banks, Charlie XCX, Childish Gambino, Cloud Nothings, Cults, Electric Guest, Fake Problems, fun., Future, Iggy Azalea, Kendrick Lamar, Lana Del Rey, Meek Mill, Porter Robinson, Sleeper Agent, T. Mills, tUnE-yArDs, Walk The Moon, Wallpaper. and The Weeknd. Congrats MGK!

Posted in Bad Boy Records
Posted by Patrick
Here are Bad Boy's positions on the most recent Billboard U.S. album and single charts, released today.

In honor of the 15th anniversary of his passing, The Notorious B.I.G. is back on the charts in a meaningful way.

Unfortunately, at the time of writing, Billboard has not yet updated the Rap Digital Songs chart, which had featured Machine Gun Kelly during the previous week. Once it is updated, this post will be adjusted.

Update (3/16/2012): Billboard has updated the chart and it is reflected below.

Albums

The Billboard 200

135. "Greatest Hits" by The Notorious B.I.G. (re-entry).

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Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
In February, Machine Gun Kelly revealed that he would release a CD and DVD, "Half Naked and Almost Famous," on March 20 at Best Buy stores.

On Twitter, he says that it will also be released on iTunes with the DVD content being accessible through his website once you purchase the release.

Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Machine Gun Kelly has released the remix to "Wild Boy," adding a bunch of new guests to the mix.

The song includes an introduction and outro from Steve-O of "Jacka**" fame, who was referenced repeatedly on the original. It also features new verses from MGK, 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, Mystikal, French Montana and Yo Gotti. Listen and download below.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
Following a recent episode of "WWE Raw" in Cleveland, wrestler John Cena brought Machine Gun Kelly up to the ring to announce that the rapper would perform "Invincible" to introduce Cena during the upcoming "WrestleMania 28" event. It will take place on April 1 in Miami. Watch the announcement on WWE.com.

Posted in Aasim
Posted by Patrick
Aasim has released a new song, complete with a visual. It's "Save My Soul" featuring a Cee Lo Green sample from Gnarls Barkley's "Who's Gonna Save my Soul." Watch below and pick up a free download, provided in the video's description on YouTube.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
andPOP chats briefly with Machine Gun Kelly on what he raps about and where his message comes from.


Posted by Patrick
On this day, 15 years ago, The Notorious B.I.G. passed away in Los Angeles. Rest in peace, B.I.G.

Posted in Janelle MonŠe
Posted by Patrick
fun. already had a big hit in "We Are Young," their Janelle Monae featured single. But, now it's even bigger. It's the #1 record in the country, topping Billboard's Hot 100 chart, the 100 most popular songs in the U.S. regardless of genre.

Posted in Bad Boy Records
Posted by Patrick
Here are Bad Boy's positions on the most recent Billboard U.S. album and single charts, released today.

Unfortunately, at press time, Billboard had not yet updated the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart on their website. Last week, both French Montana's "Shot Caller" and Machine Gun Kelly's "Wild Boy" were on that chart. I'll update this post later, if they update their website.

Update (March 15, 2012): Billboard has released the chart and I have updated this post with the results below.

Singles

Heatseekers Songs

17. "Wild Boy" by Machine Gun Kelly (a new high, up from 22).

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

43. "Shot Caller" by French Montana (up from 44).
53. "Wild Boy" by Machine Gun Kelly (a new high, up from 57).
93. "Let it Go (Dope Boy)" by Red Cafe (down from 92).

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Posted in Los
Posted by Patrick
Diddy shared a free download link for Los freestyle over Tyga's "Rack City," referred to as "Swag City B****." Listen below.


Posted in Revolt TV
Posted by Patrick
Last month, Diddy confirmed that he would launch a new music television network, REVOLT. Diddy was in Washington today to talk about the venture and he posted a photo that features the logo for REVOLT.

Posted in Bad Boy Records
Posted by Patrick
Cassie recently revealed that she had collaborated with Machine Gun Kelly. In an interview with the.LIFE Files, complete with studio footage, Cassie records for the remix of the rapper's "Warning Shot." Watch the full clip below.


Posted in Ciroc
Posted by Patrick
During the Super Bowl in February, Ciroc premiered three online videos, "Smooth Curling," "Smooth Jet" (which had briefly premiered in November, but was quickly taken down) and "Smooth Salsa."

MediaPost reports on some of the results from the campaign.

Posted in Diddy/Dirty Money
Posted by Patrick
A couple of weeks ago, over a period of about 48 hours, Diddy performed at Romeo Santos' concert at Madison Square Garden in New York, hosted a party at the Fox Woods Casino in Connecticut, participated in the NBA All-Star Game festivities in Orlando (followed by a party) and then flew to Los Angeles to prepare for the Academy Awards, where the documentary that he executive produced would win an Oscar for Best Documentary.

This weekend was chronicled below in a short video titled "48 Hours with Diddy."


Via Rap Radar.

Posted in Red Cafe
Posted by Patrick
The music video for Red Cafe's "Let it Go (Remix)" has premiered on MTV2. The clip features cameos by Meek Mill and Fabolous was directed by Aristotle.

The embed below will not work until March 6 at 3:00 AM ET. But, you can watch it on MTV2 now.


Posted in Cassie
Posted by Patrick
During her appearance this morning on MTV2's "Sucker Free," Cassie revealed that Kanye West would appear on the remix to "King of Hearts."

"Kanye heard 'King of Hearts, saw the video and decided to jump on it and do the remix," she said according to Cassie fan outlet CassieArmy. "He is rapping on it. Hopefully we will be able to hear it soon."

Posted in Diddy/Dirty Money
Posted by Patrick
In January, Shyne told MTV's Rob Markman that he and Diddy had reconciled past differences, expressing a mutual respect for one another.

"As far as Puff is concerned, you understand, that's been a long time coming," he said. "Definitely been a long time coming. He had reached out to me twice while I was in the pen, but I just wasn't ready for it."

"Just as far as me growing and moving forward, like I said, there's certain things you just can't take with you," Shyne continued. "I felt how I felt, I said what I said. In retrospect, when you look at the way he handled it, he held it down, he wore it. He had nothing to say; always had good things to say. It was always, 'Yo, whatever Shyne need, we got him.' And, you know, when I was getting ready to get out, I had spoken to him and he let me know, 'Yo, listen, I got you. Whatever you need, you not by yourself.' But, again, I'm still in the yard, I got a ratchet in my waist, I'm still in that kill or be killed mentality. So, I wasn't necessarily ready for that, I ain't really know how to receive that."

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Posted in Cassie
Posted by Patrick
According to Diddy on Twitter, Cassie will be on MTV2's "Sucker Free" on Sunday to introduce her "King of Hearts" music video. The show starts at 11 AM. ET.

Posted in Diddy/Dirty Money
Posted by Patrick
Diddy appeared on this morning's episode of "TODAY" on NBC. The topic was the "Undefeated" documentary. Watch below.


Posted in Machine Gun Kelly
Posted by Patrick
DMX has shot the music video for his new single "I Don't Dance" featuring Machine Gun Kelly. SunOfHollywood.com captured some behind the scenes footage. Watch below.




Via Rap Radar.

Posted in Cassie
Posted by Patrick
In an interview with SheSoMajor.com, Cassie revealed that rapper Jeezy will be one of the guests on her upcoming sophomore album.

Via CassieArmy.

Posted in Cassie
Posted by Patrick
In the clip below, speaking to DJ Envy for MTV's "Sucker Free," Cassie talks about Bad Boy's recent additions and reveals that there is a collaboration with Machine Gun Kelly on the way.


Via CassieArmy via CassieVerse.org.

Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
In the clip below, DJ Envy has a mini-interview with French Montana for MTV's "Sucker Free." He discusses his relationship with Max B, the sample of "Shot Caller" and more.


Posted in Bad Boy Records
Posted by Patrick
Here are Bad Boy's positions on the most recent Billboard U.S. album and single charts, released today.

Singles

Heatseekers Songs

22. "Wild Boy" by Machine Gun Kelly (down from 21).

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

44. "Shot Caller" by French Montana (down from 43).
57. "Wild Boy" by Machine Gun Kelly (down from 54).
92. "Let it Go (Dope Boy)" by Red Cafe (down from 87).
96. "Everything's a Go" by French Montana (debut).

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Posted in Diddy/Dirty Money
Posted by Patrick
Diddy mentioned on Twitter that he will be stopping by NBC's "Today" on Friday morning. Tune in at 9:30 AM ET.

Posted in Bad Boy Records
Posted by Patrick
The clip below features Jeremy Greene talking about a lot of different things, but at the 2:57 mark, Greene mentions that he is still signed to the publishing side of Bad Boy as a songwriter. He was previously signed an artist but that relationship came to an end last year.


Posted in Aasim
Posted by Patrick
Aasim has released the visual for "Second Chance" from his Chris Brown inspired mixtape, "We Invented the Remix 3." Watch it below.


Posted in Diddy/Dirty Money
Posted by Patrick
Plot Your Escape is a free concert happening this evening in four locations. Free tickets are gone, but you'll be able to watch a live stream on their website. Here's the lineup:

Diddy and Mariah Carey will be performing at Gotham Hall in New York City.
Maroon 5 and Bareilles will be performing at Union Station in Chicago.
Mary J. Blige and Gavin DeGraw will be performing at Woldenberg Park in New Orleans.
Lil' Wayne and Cee Lo Green will be performing at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles.

Posted in French Montana
Posted by Patrick
French Montana appears on the remix to YG's "Snitches Ain't." You can listen on XXL's website.