Every day there are tons of music related tidbits that float around the internet, but how is one to know what’s good, what’s worth listening to and what everyone will be talking about tomorrow? Well, you’re in luck, because GlobalGrind has rounded up some of the coolest, most buzz-worthy musical information of the day and you can find it here all in one place.
INDUSTRY DEALS, MUSIC MOGULS, & MONEY MAKERS: Jay-Z
WHAT: Music mogul/rapper Jay-Z “Own(ed) The Night” for his Adult Swim performance last night at Roseland Ballroom. Jigga man performed a set of his hit songs before bringing out his homie and fellow rapper/producer Swizz Beatz for their song “On To The Next One.” If you’re wondering why Adult Swim and Jay-Z are collaborating, it’s because Jay is working a deal with Adult Swim to produce an animated series. Score! Jay sure knows how to work a deal.
VIDEOS & VISUALS: 50 Cent MTV Documentary
WHAT: 50 Cent wants everyone to know who he is in his new MTV documentary “Origins of Me.” 50 explores his life, his roots and family he never knew in the new in-depth interview. 50 gets personal and shares with his fans a lot of information most people don’t know about him.
THIS JUST IN: Nelly
WHAT: St. Louis rapper Nelly announced that he’ll be dropping a new album by the end of this year. Nelly, who recently returned from a brief hiatus, told his fans not to worry, he’ll be out with something new soon. We can’t wait to hear it!
SNIPPETS, TEASERS, & TREATS: Usher
WHAT: Usher is the set to be the latest star featured on Fox’s hit series “Glee.” McKinley High Glee Club will be taking on Usher’s 2004 hit song “Yeah” for their season finale. Take a listen below!
HAND CLAP CHRONICLES: Plan B
WHAT: British singer/rapper Plan B was crowned king of the 2011 Ivor Novello Awards after picking up three top honors, including Songwriter of the Year. The London-born star, real name Ben Ballance-Drew, took home the most coveted gong at the prestigious event and also scooped Best Album for “The Defamation of Strickland Banks.”