Complex magazine has unveiled its list of the 25 Most Powerful People In Rap (Right Now). Jay-Z, Birdman, and Kanye West top the list. But it also includes Slim Williams,Sean “Diddy” Combs, and Dr. Dre. All of these hip hop moguls are CEO’s of their own labels and have delivered good music. The list also honors many who have had influence on the hip hop industry.
Adele's 21 is the first album to top the global albums chart for two consecutive years since the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry began reporting global best-sellers in 2001. The six-time GRAMMY-winning album sold 8.3-million copies in 2012, after shifting 18.1-million units around the world in 2011, according to IFPI's annualDigital Music Report, which was released in London on Tuesday. The next best-selling album globally was Taylor Swift's Red, which sold 5.2-million copies worldwide, while One Direction's first two studio albums, Up All Night and Take Me Home, are at numbers three and four, selling 4.5-million and 4.4-million units, respectively. Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" was the top-selling single of 2012, moving more than 12.5-million units worldwide. Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" featuring Kimbra was the second best-selling single of the year, shifting 11.8-million units. Meanwhile, PSY's "Gangnam Style" is at number three, selling 9.7-million copies around the world.
Lil Wayne responded to Pitbull’s diss-record on Wednesday. Earlier this week, Pit dropped his remix to “Harlem Shake” called “Welcome to Dade Country,” in which he calls out Weezy for his comments about the Miami Heat. Wayne took to Twitter and wrote,“Dam pit bull bro I thought u was kool.” Pitbull wrote back, “@LilTunechi I am cool papo but imagine me s**tting on anything new Orleans which I was there for the super bowl in the big easy and loved it. The world shows me love and vice versa but Miami is all I got no disrespect just the truth.” The two artists collaborated on Pitbull’s track “Dammit Man” off his album,Money Is Still a Major Issue.
After Tina Fey and Amy Poehler put on a good show at the Golden Globes, the fans reached a consensus that they should hold everything.
But, when asked about hosting the Oscars, Tina Fey said there is no chance.
"It's too hard of a gig, especially for a woman... the amount of months that would be spent trying on dresses alone . . . no way."
Even when they asked if there was a slight chance, she said, "I wish I could tell you there was."
Dave Chappelle did a suprise routine at a New York comedy club Tuesday night, and was joined onstage by Chris Rock. After talking for awhile, they began to talk about going on tour together. Chapelle said, quote, "After next Tuesday, I'm free for the next...like...11 years." Rock said he'd be free to set up dates after Halloween.
Nothing is official as of yet, but it would be awesome to see these titans of stand-up go on tour together.
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