Slaughterhouse Set to Tour Canada
The guys are hitting Canada to do a small tour of 9 venues within 11 days. The tour dates are as follows:
09/20: Ottawa, ON - Ritual
09/21: Montreal, QC - Telus Theatre
09/22: Toronto, On - The Guvernment
09/23: Oshawa, ON - Status
09/24: Barrie, ON - (venue TBC)
09/26: Winnipeg, MB - Garrick Thatre
09/28: Edmonton, AB - Union Hall
09/29: Calgary, AB - The Whiskey
09/30: Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre
Gym Class Heroes Announce Tour Dates
This upcoming fall, Gym Class Heroes will be going on tour with some special appearances from Adam Levine and Patrick Stump. The dates are as follows:
10/12: Tampa, Fla. - Jannus Landing
10/13: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. - Revolution
10/14: Orlando, Fla. - House of Blues
10/16: Atlanta, Geor. - Masquerade Park
10/18 : Charlotte, N.C. - The Fillmore
10/19: Baltimore, Mar. - Ram’s Head Live
10/20: Philadelphia, Penn. | Electric Factory
10/21: Sayreville, N.J. - Starland Ballroom
10/24: Boston, Mass. - House of Blues
10/25: Albany, N.Y. - Northern Lights
10/28: Toronto, Ont. - Kool Haus
10/30: Detroit, Mich. - The Royal Oak
10/31: Cleveland, Ohio - House of Blues
11/01: Columbus, Ohio - Newport Music Hall
11/02: Chicago, Ill. - House of Blues
11/04: Milwaukee, Wisc. - The Rave
11/05: Columbia, Miss. - The Blue Note
11/06: Kansas City, Miss. - The Midland Theatre
11/08: Denver, Colo. - Ogden Theatre
11/09: Salt Lake City, Utah - The Complex
11/10: Boise, Idaho - Knitting Factory
11/11: Seattle, Wash. - Showbox SODO
11/12: Portland, Ore. - Roseland
11/14: San Francisco, Calif. - The Regency
11/16: San Diego, Calif. - House of Blues
11/18 – Las Vegas, Nev. | House of Blues
B.o.B - High Life
While B.o.B works on his album, he releases a mixtape video. Produced by The Aristrocrats
Watch The Throne Sells Nearly 500,000 Copies It’s First Week
Jay-Z and Kayne West killed it. On it’s first week, their album Watch The Throne sold over 320,000 digital copies and over 115,000 of hard CD copies. Their digital sales broke the iTunes record of selling over 300,000 copies. But Kanye and Jay are probably use to it. This is Kanye’s 5th number one album and Jay’s 12th. HOLLA
This Week’s Featured YouTube Artist: TBrown
The Beat Breakdown: The Game Looks For An Intern, iHeartRadio Festival, Eminem the King of Hip-Hop
The Game Claims to Have His Twitter Hacked, Could Face Charges
Rapper The Game supposedly had his twitter hack. The hacker posted a phone number to a Los Angeles sheriff stations number and told followers to call that number to inquire for an internship. The phone lines were so backed up that it prevented people will real calls that needed attention to be answered immediately. The sheriff station eventually found out the callers were getting the number for Game’s twitter. The rapper could be facing some charges but he claims that his twitter was hacked. This could very well be true, or it could be a good publicity stunt with his album about to drop.
Erykah Badu Shuts Down D.O.C’s Claims
Erykah Badu expressed that rapper D.O.C’s recent claims that they are in a serious relationship and in the works of filming a reality show of their union are all false. Badu says that they are both actively in their shared daughter’s life but do no have any plans to be getting married anytime soon. As far as the reality show, Badu says that she has no intention in having anything filmed at her private residence and only plans to have a guest appearance on the scheduled show.
Kanye West Joins Prince on Stage
Prince was performing in Sweden and brought Watch The Throne rapper Kanye West onstage. Prince was performing his hit “If I Was Your Girlfriend” and Kanye worked the crowd.
50 Cent to Launch New Energy Drink
Look out for STREET KING, a new energy drink by 50 cent. This energy drink is a product of a New York Company which partnered up with 50 Cent. The drink is also going to be donating some of their proceeds to starving children in Africa.
iHeartRadio Festival Lineup
iHeartRadio Festival keeps adding their to their lineup with artist like Jay-Z, Coldplay, Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Bruno Mars and many more.
Common to Drop an Autobiography
Rapper Common is set to release his autobiography September 13. The read will be titled “One Day It’ll All Make Sense” and will describe Common’s life growing up in Chicago.
Eminem Named King of Hip Hop by Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone Magazine has crowned the rapper Eminem as the King of Hip Hop. He beat out other rappers like Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Diddy, and Snoop Dogg. The magazine says they based their decision on album sales, YouTube views, and social network hits.
Custom Mercedes Maybach in Otis Video Will Be Auctioned
That deconstructed Mercedes Maybach in Kanye West and Jay-Z’s video Otis will be going on auction. It’s reported that the Mercedes help sponsor the video. With a closeup on the car’s hood ornament and the car costing about $400,000, we wouldn’t see how they wern’t a sponsor. All proceeds from the auction will action be donated to the East Africa drought disaster.