Nicki Minaj + Lil Wayne Added to American Music Awards Performance List
YMCMB is crashing the AMAs this year. Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne are late additions to the performance list of the American Music Awards. Weezy plans to debut a new single from his upcoming Tha Carter V album called “Start a Fire.” (Maybe it’ll be out by then.) He’ll reportedly be joined by Young Money signee and current rumored Wayne flame, Christina Milian. As for the Queen Barb, she’ll be performing “Bed of Lies,” the Skylar Grey-featured latest single from The Pinkprint. The Weeknd, Wyclef and Mary J. Blige will also perform at the AMAs, which airs on ABC on Sunday (November 23) at 8 p.m. EST.
The Lox Announce New Group Album and Solo Releases For 2015
Scream L-O-X! The legendary Yonkers trio Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch say they’re reuniting for a full-length Lox album in 2015, as well as individual projects from each member. Before you wild out, do remember that the lyrical threesome has been promising a Lox album for many of the 15 years that have passed since its last proper studio LP, We Are the Streets. But there’s been promise via the three-part EP series The Trinity, each released this year. As for solo albums, Jadakiss says he’s first up. “No matter when he drops it, it’s like timeless,” Sheek says about Jada’s upcoming LP. “He’s got some fire.”
Tyler, the Creator Drops “Diapers,” Announces Odd Future Tour Dates
Stevie Wonder shade, mocking Drake—all in a day’s work for Tyler, the Creator. The Odd Future MC dropped a new track called “Diapers” yesterday via his Tumblr account, a loosie he says was just “laying around.” The beat sounds like something Redman would’ve rapped on 10 years ago, of course with Tyler’s crass delivery. “Y’all boys sorta like Stevie Wonder—y’all niggas can’t see me” The 23-year-old MC also updated Odd Future’s tour schedule, announcing a string of tour dates to close out the year (including an L.A. performance on New Year’s Eve).