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It feels like they've been away for a long time, but they're back. Having conquered label issues, music industry politics etc, Nicole and Natalie re-emerge with their signature sound. Here are 8 new tracks. The production omes from Salaam Remi, Brenmar, Beau Vallis, Slimmy Neutron and the girls themselves. Download link below. 

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Off God Forgives, I Dont, which is in stores now.

Snoop Dogg talks about how he went down to Jamaica a rapper and came back reggae artist Snoop Lion.

Is this what the game's come to?

The Black Eyed Peas very own Will.I.Am stopped by Shade 45 to speak with DJ Whoo Kid. Check the interview out, he tackles the following topics:

Whats Will I Am’s opinion on djs and producers today? What can we expect from Will I Am’s new album, ‘Will Power?’ What features can we expect? What’s it like working with Justin Bieber? What’s Will I Am’s involvement with ‘Beats By Dre?’ Will we ever see another Black Eyed Peas Album?

This morning MTV released the star studded nominations list for the 2012 Video Music Awards. Leading the nominations list were Drake and Rihanna, who racked up five nominations each. Trailing closely behind was Katy Perry who amassed 4 nominations. Beyonce, Coldplay, Frank Ocean & M.I.A. each managed to get 3 nominations. Check out the nominations list in full below.

Video of the Year
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Gotye, “Somebody That I Used To Know”
Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”

Best New Artist
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
The Wanted, “Glad You Came”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Childish Gambino, “Heartbeat”
Drake feat. Lil Wayne, “HYFR”
Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean & 2 Chainz, “Mercy”
Watch the Throne, “Paris”
Nicki Minaj feat. 2 Chainz, “Beez in the Trap”

Best Male Video
Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”
Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”
Usher, “Climax”

Best Female Video
Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Katy Perry, “Part of Me”
Beyoncé, “Love on Top”
Nicki Minaj, “Starships”
Selena Gomez & The Scene, “Love You Like a Love Song”

Best Pop Video
One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae, “We Are Young”
Rihanna, “We Found Love”
Justin Bieber, “Boyfriend”
Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”

Best Rock Video
Coldplay, “Paradise”
The Black Keys, “Lonely Boy”
Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN”
Jack White, “Sixteen Saltines”
Imagine Dragons, “It’s Time”

Best Electronic Dance Music Video
Duck Sauce, “Big Bad Wolf”
Calvin Harris, “Feel So Close”
Skrillex, “First of the Year (Equinox)”
Martin Solveig, “The Night Out”
Avicii, “Le7els”

Best Video With a Message
Demi Lovato, “Skyscraper”
Rise Against, “Ballad of Hollis Brown”
Kelly Clarkson, “Dark Side”
Gym Class Heroes, “The Fighter”
K’Naan feat. Nelly Furtado, “Is Anybody Out There?”
Lil Wayne, “How to Love”

Best Art Direction
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
Lana Del Rey, “Born to Die”
Regina Spektor, “All the Rowboats”
Of Monsters & Men, “Little Talks”

Best Choreography
Chris Brown, “Turn Up the Music”
Rihanna, “Where Have You Been”
Beyoncé, “Countdown”
Avicii, “Le7els”
Jennifer Lopez f/Pitbull, “Dance Again”

Best Cinematography
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”
Adele, “Someone Like You”
Drake feat. Rihanna, “Take Care”
Coldplay feat. Rihanna, “Princess of China”
Lana Del Rey, “Born to Die”

Best Direction
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”
Duck Sauce, “Big Bad Wolf”
Coldplay feat. Rihanna, “Princess of China”
Frank Ocean, “Swim Good”
Watch the Throne, “Otis”

Best Editing
Beyoncé, “Countdown”
A$AP Rocky, “Goldie”
Gotye, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Watch the Throne, “Paris”
Kanye West feat. Pusha T, Big Sean and 2 Chainz, “Mercy”

Best Visual Effects
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Rihanna, “Where Have You Been”
David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, “Turn Me On”
Linkin Park, “BURN IT DOWN”

The awards ceremony will be held at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on September 6th. Alicia Keys & One Direction are expected to perform.

 

Hahahaha. Here are some more of the comedy stylings of A Squeezy & Klayze Flaymz.

Find out what happened when A Squeezy & Klayze linked up after both talking smack about each on the net! 

Written by Kiell Smith-Bynoe & Arnold Jorge. Directed by Kevin Ngongo. Co-directed by Arnold Jorge.

We always see the finished product but rarely get an insight into how these artists come up. Even rarer is an opportunity to find out more about the people who make sacrifices so your favourite artist can live their dream. Here Angel talks about his father and how he has influenced his career. Angel also recounts his previous record label experiences.

Miguel drops the video for what is probably the best R&B song dropped this year. it will feature on his upcoming album 'Kaleidoscope Dreams.'

P.S. This video is longer and better than a previous version that he released earlier this year. 

After dropping her latest mixtape '0 F*cks Given' K. Michelle proves that she's still as blunt as ever. 'Kiss My Ass' is emotional and aggressive. This track feature on episode of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta in which she features. Check the track out.

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