Saturday, September 24, 2011

New Music - Solange Knowles - Favor

Solange Knowles felt a little generous today and let loose this previously unheard demo recording of a track called “Favor”. “For the record. “Favors” is no way related to my album. Its a song I wrote bout 4 years ago, I felt like sharing today.” said the 25 year old singer/songwriter via the popular social networking platform Twitter. Listen below.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Video - Idris Elba - Private Garden

Grammy Winning Producer No I.D. Appointed Executive VP,of A&R for Def Jam Recordings

Grammy Winning Producer No I.D. Appointed Executive VP,of A&R for Def Jam Recordings

Prolific Hip Hop Producer No I.D. (Kanye West, Big Sean, Rick Ross, Method Man, NAS) has been appointed Executive Vice President of A&R for Def Jam Recordings.  In addition, Def Jam has signed an exclusive label deal for No I.D.’s Artium Recordings.  The announcements were made today by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam Motown and Karen Kwak, EVP / Head of A&R, Island Def Jam Music Group. No I.D. will report directly to Mr. Weiss and Ms. Kwak.
In his new post, No I.D. will have a comprehensive, broad reaching A&R portfolio. Besides overseeing current and new artist projects, he will actively seek out, discover and sign new talent to his label, and will work closely as a producer for artists on the Def Jam roster and its affiliated labels across all genres of music.

“No I.D. is one of the hottest and most well-respected hip hop producers of our era,” said Mr. Weiss. “His years of mentoring and developing artists in the studio should serve him perfectly in his new A&R role and will surely help take Def Jam to the next level.”
“I’m proud of the success I’ve had with so many of the great artists and songwriters at Def Jam,” No I.D. said.  “The Def Jam brand is cultural and iconic, and I’m excited to be working closely with the artists, Barry, Karen and the team in what promises to be an incredible new phase in my career.”
No I.D. has worked as a producer with the biggest names in hip hop, including IDJ artists Kanye West, Big Sean, Rick Ross, Method Man, and currently NAS.  No I.D. has also worked with such rap giants as Jay-Z, Common, Drake, Kid Cudi, G-Unit, and many others.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

J.Cole - Cole World Order - Download

J. Cole “Cole World Order” 

Download -
(Source- File Serve)

  1. Be
  2. Roll Call
  3. Bring em in
  4. Work out
  5. Trouble
  6. Bad Girls Club
  7. Like a star
  8. Knock on wood
  9. Pity
  10. How High
  11. Unabomber
  12. Can't Get Enough
  13. Return of Simba
  14. Fitted Cap
  15. See it to believe it


Friday, September 16, 2011

Video: Life + Times Remixes Jay-Z & Alicia Keys’ “Empire State Of Mind” Music Video


An ode to New York City starring: Selita Ebanks, Karlie Kloss, Constance Jablonski, Jourdan Dunn, Daphne Groeneveld, Edita Vilkeviciute, Hailey Clauson, Josephine Skriver, Zuzanna Bijoch, Shu Pei, Kristina Salinovic, Martha Streck, Toni Garrn, R'el Dade, Andi Muise, Ataui Deng, Chantal Stafford-Abbot, Kelsey Rogers, Ashton Phillips, Fabiana Mayer, Sabrina Nait, Sydney Edmonds, Claire Collins, Brenda Mutoni, Naoumie Ekiko, Sonia Niekrasz, Paris, Kaitlin, Lina, & Tian.

http://lifeandtimes.com/

"Empire State of Mind" by JAY Z feat. Alicia Keys used with permission from Roc Nation/SC Enterprises/Life+Times.

Executive Producers -- Life + Times, Devin Chanda and Dustin Nakao-Haider for Scheme Engine
Director -- Justin Wu
Producer -- Danny Dewes for Scheme Engine
Directors of Photography -- Ben Vogel and David Raboy for Scheme Engine
Editors -- Matt Mitchener, Dustin Nakao-Haider, & Ben Vogel
Makeup -- Adam Maclay for Senses New York Salon and Spa

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Video - Lanisha Rene - business development, strategic marketing, and more

From the ATL - Lanisha Rene shares her experiences & advice for business development, pr, & strategic marketing.



Business Development, Strategic Marketing, and P.R. are only a few of her hats. Currently Representing Sierra Symone (Cee-lo's daughter), Lanisha Rene took some time out to share what it takes to be successful in he field. Here experience & work ethic is priceless.

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Video - Dexter - New Season

Interview with Lindsey Jane -

September's Treat - Lindsey Jane


Who doesn’t love a beautiful  36-27-38, German, Cherokee, Irish & Scottish girl? You only wish she could meet your parents (with a 3.9 in management at the University of North Carolina). A Waitress/bartender who gardens, kayaks, bakes, rides bicycles & plays the piano is more than a model, she’s Lindsey Jane. The name which will become synonymous with elegance, fun, energetic, gorgeous, lively, and successful. So tell your girlfriend it's ok if you want her to be just like Lindsey Jane, because chances are she wants to be Lindsey Jane too. Enjoy...

Interview by T.Mill - tmill@hacandy.com http://www.tmillonline.com