Friday, May 25, 2012

VIDEO: Max & Raiza - FED UP


Fed Up' is the first single from the Max & Raiza EP, 'Caged Lion'. This EP is a collaboration between Max (Zimbabwe) and Raiza Biza (Rwanda) and is available HERE . 'Fed Up' is a call for any of those discontent with the current system to let their voices heard.

BET Awards 2012 Nominees

 
The nominees were announced at a press conference today in New York. The BET Awards will take place on July 1, 2012 at the Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. 

List of Nominees

Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Melanie Fiona
Rihanna

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Trey Songz
Usher

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Big Sean
Drake
J. Cole
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Young Jeezy

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Diamond
Trina
Brianna Perry

Best Group
Bad Meets Evil
Diddy-Dirty Money
Maybach Music Group
Mindless Behavior
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Best New Artist
A$AP Rocky
Big Sean
Diggy
Future
Meek Mill

Best Collaboration
Beyoncé f/ J. Cole – “Party””
Big Sean f/ Kanye West & Roscoe Dash – “Marvin & Chardonnay”
DJ Khaled f/ Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne – “I’m On One”
Drake f/ Lil Wayne and Tyga – “The Motto”
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) f/ Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale f/ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “Countdown”
Beyoncé – “Love on Top”
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – “Ni**as in Paris”
The Throne (Jay-Z & Kanye West) – “Otis”
Usher – “Climax”

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Brown and Godfrey Tabarez
Kanye West
Hype Williams

Best Gospel
Yolanda Adams
Kim Burrell
James Fortune & FIYA
Fred Hammond
Trin-I-Tee 5:7

YoungStars Award
Astro
Diggy
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Willow Smith

Viewers’ Choice Award
Drake f/ Lil Wayne & Tyga – “The Motto”
Beyoncé – “Love on Top”
Chris Brown – “Turn Up the Music”
Mindless Behavior – “Hello”
The Throne f/ Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale f/ Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Centric Award
Common
Estelle
Robert Glasper
Robin Thicke
Tyrese

Best International Act: U.K.
Estelle
Labrinth
Emeli Sande
Sway
Wretch 32

Best International Act: Africa
Camp Mulla (Kenya)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
Lira (South Africa)
Mokobe (Mali)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Viola Davis
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoe Saldana

Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Common
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Denzel Washington

Best Movie
Good Deeds
Jumping the Broom
Laugh at My Pain
Red Tails
The Help

Sportswoman of the Year
Skylar Diggins
Candace Parker
Brittney Griner
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant

MUSIC: Str8Buttah and KnightHouse - Bigger Than A Monster

When two sick hip hop camps join forces together, then you know you'd expect nothing short of Dope raised to the power of two. Check out this new collab from Str8Buttah and Knighthouse titled "Bigger Tha A Monster"

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Source: NigerianSounds

VIDEO: Eva - High

Saturday, May 19, 2012

MUSIC | Tha Suspect - Gbogbo Hustling ft. Zee, Big Maxx, Tesh Carter & Cynthia Morgan

Tha Suspect has earned his stripes has one of Nigeria's most consistent producers when it comes to being versatile in beat making. And that's evident in this new song which featured Zee, Big Maxx, Test Carter and Cynthia Morgan . There's something about the horns and the conscious lyrics that'll make you pay attention. Enjoy!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

VIDEO: AQ - GROOVEMENT FT. SAMMY

MUSIC: 5MICS - ELEVATING

Brand new tune from Nigerian rapper, 5micz. "Elevating" sounds unlike 5mics, as the young act makes an attempt at singing with the aim of trying to penetrate the pop market. Not a bad effort at all. Great song!


COMPILATION| SOLAR PLEXUS [FREE DOWNLOAD]| MAVIN RECORDS

Download the entire compilation HERE

Friday, May 4, 2012

MUSIC: The Holstar - Big Dreams

Brand new tune from Zed hip hop soldier, The Holstar. Listen up and know why they call him Big Dreams, Big Holstar, get familiar! Thugchild does his thing behind the boards.