Remember when J. Cole moved up his album date to compete with Kanye West? Well, that turned out to be a very smart move on Cole’s part as his “Born Sinner” album has now surpassed both Kanye West and Wale to take the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart.
Justin Timberlake’s new album “The 20/20 Experience” doesn’t drop until next week, but industry sources are already predicting that it will have a huge debut week. The long-awaited album – his first in seven years – is expected to sell at least 500,000 copies in its first week, easily giving it the number one spot on the Billboard 200 when it debuts. Read More »
Tyga is racking up the guest appearances for his upcoming album “Hotel California.” On Tuesday the rapper took to Instagram to release the tracklist to his third album, which boasts cameos from some of hip-hop’s biggest stars. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz are also among the artists with whom Tyga collaborated for the album. Read More »
Congratulations to Alicia Keys who hit #1 on theÂ Billboard 200 chart for the fifth time in her career. Her newest album, â€œGirl On Fire,â€ debuted at number one. It has sold 159,000 so far. She also releases the new cover she is featured on Essence Magazine. Read More »
Nas’ life is apparently very good when it comes to the Billboard 200 album chart. The hip-hop veteran’s latest effort, “Life Is Good,” debuts at number one this week, with Nielsen SoundScan reporting first-frame sales of 149-thousand copies. Read More »
Jill Scott turned 40 this month and dropped the new video for her latest single, â€œBlessed,â€ from her most recent album “Light of the Sun.” Jill Scott secured the #1 spot on the Billboard charts for the first time in her career with her latest album.
With sales of over 135, 000 units in her first week Scott beat out Bon Iver and Adele for the weekâ€™s top selling album across all genres.
The album received numerous accolades including the Wall Street Journal calling it â€œone of the superior albums of the yearâ€, NPR Music naming it â€œBest of 2011â€, and rave reviews from The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, People Magazine.
The Philly-bred singer-songwriter will be heading to a city near you in the not so distant future as a part of the Block Party concert series.
Grammy Award-winning singer Jill Scott is among the artists featured on this seasonâ€™s installment of â€œVH1 Storytellers.â€
P.S. Did yall hear and see how she threw her baby daddy under the bus… LOL!!! Â Are yall felling the video…