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Four R&B Albums To Watch For in 2014

From John Legend’s Love In The Future to Beyonce’s surprise self-titled visual album, 2013 was a great year for R&B. From the looks of things, 2014 is shaping up to be just as memorable. Here are four R&B albums in particular that I think you should be watching for in 2014. 1)    Frank Ocean, TBD The Odd Future crooner-turned-solo artist captivated fans with his 2012 debut Channel ORANGE, an album […]


Pharrell Happy

Four Hip-Hop/Rap Albums To Watch For in 2014

A fresh new year upon us means the arrival of exciting new music. 2013 was a great year for the hip-hop/rap genre with a slew of chart topping hit albums, including Jay Z’s Magna Carta, J. Cole’s Born Sinner and Kanye West’s Yeezus. So far, 2014 looks to be just as promising. Here are four upcoming hip-hop albums I think should be on your radar this year.    Pharrell, untitled […]


Mac Miller

Mac Miller Leaves Rostrum Records

After four years, Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has officially parted ways with independent label Rostrum Records, opting not to re-sign his contract with the label once it expired. On Tuesday (January 14), Miller issued an exclusive statement to MTV News saying, “Rostrum is my family. That is forever. No matter what, we will always work together. We moved mountains and I can only see them continuing that tradition. I am […]


OutKast

OutKast Announce More Than 40 Concert Dates

OutKast fans got the surprise of a lifetime when Andre 3000 & Big Boi announced that the hip-hop duo would reunite to headline Coachella and The Governor’s Ball. Now, OutKast has created even more excitement by announcing via their Facebook page that they will go on a “full festival run of over 40 dates to celebrate 20 years since Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik.” Big Boi released a statement following the news via OutKast’s […]


Diddy

Diddy & Drake To Headline New York Pre-Super Bowl Concert

VH1 also to host nightly NYC concerts leading up to the Super Bowl

On Thursday, rapper Diddy made a special announcement via Twitter about a private concert to take place on Feb. 1 at Time Warner Studios in New York City, one day before the Super Bowl. The show, hosted by Diddy’s newly formed Revolt TV, will feature both Diddy and Drake, with New York’s very own Funkmaster Flex and Ross One as DJs for the evening.  Fans can get free tickets for […]


Aaliyah

Drake and Noah Shebib Cancel Posthumous Aaliyah Album

MIMO is happy to welcome a new writer to our staff: Berenice Famili, who will be covering our hip-hop and R&B categories. Her debut piece is below. –Ed. So, remember that posthumous Aaliyah album that Producer Noah “40” Shebib and Drake were planning to release? Well, it looks like it’s not happening anymore–it has reportedly been canceled. Shebib stated in a recent interview with Vibe magazine: “The world reacting to […]