Posts Tagged ‘Blueprint 3’

Robyn, Roots, Cee-Lo Among 2011 Grammy Nominees

The nominations for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards are in. Eminem leads the pack with 10 nominations from his Recovery album and his magnetic appearance on ‘Part II‘ of B.o.B. and Hayley Williams’ Airplanes respectively. Also among this year’s nominees are BNW Favorites: Florence + The Machine (Best New Artist), Janelle Monáe (2 nominations), La […]

Video : Jay-Z Medley on SNL

Jay-Z took the SNL stage on Saturday night to perform Public Service Announcement, On To The Next One, 99 Problems, a snippet of a Beyoncé-less ‘03 Bonnie & Clyde and the ever-pervasive Empire State of Mind, with a session singer standing in for Alicia Keys, on the quintessentially New York show:

Robin Thicke : ‘If Hip Hop is Dead, Then Nothing is Living’

In an interview with Idolator, Robin Thicke was asked about the influence of Hip Hop on his new album Sex Therapy. Most notably, Thicke was asked about the state of Hip Hop in a world where its undisputed King is now a 40 year old media mogul and the ringtone rap dominates. Thicke’s response alluded […]

Video : Jay-Z ‘On To The Next One’

I was never a fan of the way they sampled the Justice’s D.A.N.C.E., but the visuals in this video are amazing. With music videos in general (especially mainstream Hip Hop ones) becoming less interesting it’s awesome to see visuals like this:

2010 Grammy Nominatons, Less Old And Less Interesting Than ’09

Last year’s Grammy nominations seemed to be a step in a direction more reflective of the Pop zeitgeist (don’t believe us, check out what Pitchfork had to say) but was ultimately plagued by the presence of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. This year, for the first time in seemingly forever, the Grammy nominations are not […]