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Apparently Kanye West is creating a movie based on his last world tour. He has not confirmed a release date but we do know that his fiancé, Kim Kardashian, will apparently play a pivotal role. I am interested to see how this plays out, especially since Yeezus is one of Kanye’s most intriguing albums, both sonically and lyrically.
Here is the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkGy0qHGb0M
As you have probably heard by now, Beyoncé and her husband Jay Z have announced a joint summer stadium tour titled “On the Run.” The power couple is expected to take in $78 million for the 16-date run. Tickets have already been in high demand during her first pre-sales, but don’t fret because they go on sale to the general public on Ticketmaster tomorrow May 2nd at 10am local time.
Although many were confused about the title of the tour, it refers to their joint song on Jay Z’s last album called “Part II (On the Run). Judging by the tour promo poster and their song “03 Bonnie & Clyde,” It is likely that the show will have some sort of criminal undertone. Will they bring Blue Ivy onstage? Will they do separate sets? Will they perform all their joint songs? So many questions are floating around and the anticipation for the show is at an all-time high. The duo has been trending on Twitter on and off since they announced the tour.
Catch the Carters onstage at the stadium nearest you! This is one you certainly don’t want to miss!
June 25: Miami, Fla.
June 28: Cincinnati, OH
July 1: Foxborough, Mass.
July 5: Philadelphia, Penn.
July 7: Baltimore, MD
July 9: Toronto, ONT
July 11: East Rutherford, New Jersey
July 15: Atlanta, Ga.
July 18: Houston, Texas
July 20: New Orleans, LA
July 22: Dallas, Texas
July 24: Chicago, Ill.
July 27: Winnipeg, MB
July 30: Seattle, WA
Aug. 2: Los Angeles Calif.
Aug. 5: San Francisco, Calif.
Ariana Grande released her new single, “Problem” earlier this week. It broke records for the fastest single to get to number 1 on iTunes. The smash rocketed to the top of the charts in just 37 minutes. Ariana tweeted:
“loves u broke a record! Problem is now the fastest song to ever climb to no 1 on@iTunesmusic only 37 minutes u are the most amazing” -@ArianaGrande
The song is definitely catchy, but it almost gets worse with every listen because it loses its excitement. I would still recommend listening to it because it’s bound to be a summer hit!
Attention everybody! Stop what you’re doing because there’s a new Beyoncé song out!
Listen here: http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/04/listen-beyonce-and-boots-team-up-on-new-song-dreams/
Boots, the producer for 80% of Bey’s last album Beyoncé, created this song for his last mix tape. Before producing Beyoncé’s, not many people had heard of him. His popularity shot up overnight because the music fans all over the world realized that we’ve been missing out because Boots has a lot of talent. This new song, “Dreams,” is one of the most soothing Beyoncé tracks to date. Her vocals at the end send shivers down my spine and prove that her vocal control is truly out of this world.
Grab your best pair of headphones, sit back, and listen to “Dreams.”
You can listen to “Super Rich Kids” by Frank Ocean (ft. Earl Sweatshirt) below:
This is my favorite Frank Ocean song because of its sincere, raw emotion. You don’t typically hear about the troubles that come with being wealthy because most popular music discusses how being rich and famous is amazing. On top of that, Ocean samples Mary J. Blige’s “Real Love,” which is interesting in itself.
Listen to this song in its entirety, and then listen again. Once you soak it in and understand it, you can use it as a background song because of its smooth composition. It’s a dynamic song because its lyrics require your full attention, but its composition encourages relaxation.
Word on the street is that Beyoncé and Jay Z are planning a 20-date joint stadium tout this summer. The tour would reportedly start in late June, which would make it likely that the duo would stop in NYC for the 4th of July. If this is true, fans better start saving up because with superstars like Jay and Bey, the tickets will not be cheap. I am prepared to drive anywhere to see the powerful Mr. and Mrs. Carter onstage together.
Here are some songs that I would love to see them perform together.
1. Drunk in Love (I will be wearing my Surfboard sweatshirt)
2. Crazy in Love
3. Part II (On the Run)
4. ’03 Bonnie & Clyde
5. Upgrade U
6. Deja Vu
Cross your fingers because if this rumor is true, the US better be prepared to see one of the best shows to ever grace the stage.
Page Six was the first to report the news: http://pagesix.com/2014/04/15/beyonce-and-jay-z-to-go-on-tour-this-summer/
The 1975, an English alternative rock band, deliver in their catchy song “Chocolate”.
Although the song was released last March, it is just starting to gain popularity in the US. The 1975 are a band to keep on your radar because I am expecting great things from them in the future. “Chocolate” is about the vicious cycle of addiction, which is quite fitting considering that the song itself is dangerously addicting.