The Daily Grind Video

This is the  5PM MUSIC HAPPY HOUR, where we will give you a round-up of top 5 top stories in the music world as a cheat sheet to impress the happy hour crowd with up-to-the-minute details on artists and bands.

Here are some footnotes for Wednesday November 3rd:

The Young Money Prince of hip hop, Drake makes an exclusive announcement that he is currently in the works to collaborate with Justin Timberlake

Audiences can expect to hear a more pop-friendly track with possible ear candy vocals from Justin and some quick witted rhymes from Drake.


Kanye West has joined the line-up for the 84th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.  With a guaranteed audience of 3.5 million Kanye is bound to pull out a wild card for his fans. 

It is almost certain that Kanye will be accompanied by a larger than life balloon float alongside his ego. 

Fans will be going wild for his performance especially as his highly anticipated album is scheduled to drop just a week before Thanksgiving.




Gucci Mane was able to eat his usual breakfast in complete freedom as he was released from jail this morning. 

The Atlanta rapper has a rapsheet for arrest in the past and had been back in the doghouse for ‘driving on the wrong side of the road, running a red light or stop sign, damage to government property, obstruction, no license, no proof of insurance and other traffic charges.’




Singer, songwriter and producer Damon Albarn best known for his work in Blur and Gorillaz kicks it up another notch and launches a new band that has yet to be named.

Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist will join a new band for Albarn’s new project to work alongside afro beat drummer Tony Allen from Fela Kuti.




The Decemberists released ‘Down By The River’, a twangy little tune for a leisurely drive for escaping the city to go apple picking or something equally pastoral. 

The harmonica adds a little coun