The time is approaching for BET’s Soul Train Awards. This year Soul Train is headed to Vegas for three days. Usher leads in nominations and Fantasia, Charlie Wilson and John Legend are set to hit the stage to perform. READ MORE
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Earlier today Kanye took to Twitter to give fans a glimpse of the “Cruel Summer” Album Art Work.
Cruel Summer, Â is scheduled to finally hit the streets on September 4th. The album will include music from Yeezy, Q-Tip, Common, Pusha T, Big Sean, CyHi The Prynce, Teyana Taylor, 2 Chainz, Hit Boy, and many more guest appearances.
The cover art, which was made by Kanye’s creative team at DONDA, follows the same creative trend as Kanye’s last album with Jay-Z, Watch The Throne.
In the meantime, G.O.O.D. Music can be found gracing the cover of Complex’s August/September issue. In the “Good Music: New Religion” cover story, seven of the group’s most illustrious members share secrets behind the group’s dynamic. The also discuss the role Kanye has in each of their lives, musically.
Check out a few excerpts from the cover story below:
It seems G.O.O.D. Music’s “Cruel Summer” is turning into more of a cruel autumn. Def Jam has announced that the compilation from Kanye West and his labelmates will be available both digitally and physically on September 4th.
G.O.O.D. member Pusha T had originally pegged the set with an August 7th release date.
Meanwhile, Kanye and Pusha are gracing the new issue of “Complex” magazine, along with fellow G.O.O.D. Music stars Kid Cudi, Big Sean, Common, John Legend, Q-Tip and 2 Chainz.
Kanye doesn’t contribute anything to the cover story, but the rest of the crew does talk about how Yeezy helps everyone and is always challenging them to be better.
Two Chainz also talks about his standing with G.O.O.D. Music, explaining that he may be an unofficial member of the team, but he still has a “great rapport” with West.
A preview of the “Complex” cover story is available now at Complex.com, while the full issue is scheduled to hit newsstands on August 7th.
Robin Thicke and wife Paula Patton are putting plans to expand their family on hold for the moment. The R&B crooner and “Duets” judge coach tells “People” magazine he and Paula are just too busy with their careers to bring another child into the world. The couple already has one son, two-year-old Julian Fuego Thicke, and Robin says it’s difficult trying to balance work with spending time with his son. He says it’s one of the sacrifices you have to make in this business but says he and Paula are in constant communication with each other to keep their marriage strong and their son happy. Thicke calls Patton an “incredible strong and brilliant woman,” adding that he hopes to be as “strong and brilliant” as she is.
Robin can be seen Thursday nights on ABC’s “Duets” alongside fellow judges John Legend, Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Nettles. He’ll also be performing at the Playboy Jazz Festival this Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl. Robin Thicke and his son Julian were spotted at The Grove in LA yesterday. The father-son duo spent some quality time together before Robin made an appearance on Extra TV.
BET is setting the stage for the upcoming BET Awards. Organizers have announced Usher, 2 Chainz and Big Sean to their list of performers for the July 1st ceremony. They join previously announced performers Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj. READ MORE
Chris Brown is reining in his rabid fans. The R&B singer took to Twitter Tuesday to ask fans to stop sending death threats to fellow celebrities who recently criticized his lip-synched performance at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards. READ MORE