Posts Tagged: music

Stevie Wonder calls BS on Bruno Mars cultural appropriation controversy

Stevie Wonder Calls BS on Bruno Mars Cultural Appropriation Controversy

Stevie Wonder calls BS on Bruno Mars cultural appropriation controversy. Bruno Mars has been getting dragged by critics claiming he’s guilty of cultural appropriation. Stevie said, “God created music for everyone to enjoy, so we cannot limit ourselves by people’s fears and insecurities, he’s a great talent. That other stuff is bullsh**.” Seren Sensei started the debate about… Read more »

Too Short's 2006 bankruptcy is spilling his tea on his coins

Too Short’s 2009 Bankruptcy is Spilling His Tea on His Coins

Too Short’s 2006 bankruptcy is spilling his tea on his coins. In recent papers filed last month, the trustee says Too Short has made $200,000 in royalties since the bankruptcy was filed. He made $40,000 last year alone. But he still has to pay his taxes. Read more here.

Donald Glover says it is super awkward being a rapper

Donald Glover Says It Is Super Awkward Being a Rapper

Donald Glover says it is super awkward being a rapper. He told Stephen Colbert, “You’re in a video and you’ve got, like, champagne and butts close to your face,” he said. “And then you have to go to Whole Foods. And the person’s like, ‘hey, you’re that dude,’ and you’re like, ‘please, I really wanna buy this… Read more »

Joe Jackson says Quincy Jones knows better than to accuse Michael of anything

Joe Jackson Says Quincy Jones Knows Better Than to Accuse Michael of Anything

Joe Jackson says Quincy Jones knows better than to accuse Michael of anything. Quincy gave an interview to Vulture where he said Michael Jackson stole the hook for “Billie Jean,” from Donna Summer’s “State of Independence.” Joe Jackson says, “I raised Michael, he’s my son. Quincy Jones, he knows better. I don’t want to talk about it.” Read… Read more »

Quincy Jones shaded Taylor Swift in a pretty savage way

Quincy Jones Shaded Taylor Swift in a Pretty Savage Way

Quincy Jones shaded Taylor Swift in a pretty savage way. He was asked about Taylor Swift and Q didn’t hold back. “We need more songs, man. Songs, not hooks.” He added, “A great song can make the worst singer in the world a star. A bad song can’t be saved by the three best singers… Read more »

Sisqo's lawsuit against Sony over royalties has been dismissed

Sisqo’s Lawsuit Against Sony Over Royalties Has Been Dismissed

Sisqo’s lawsuit against Sony over royalties has been dismissed. Papers filed last month point to a settlement. This was over $500,000 in royalties that Sisqo claimed he was not paid from 1996-2005. That time period included his smash, “Thong Song.” More here.

Kandi Burruss says writing for Whitney Houston was special

Kandi Burruss Says Writing for Whitney Houston was Special

Kandi Burruss says writing for Whitney Houston was special. Kandi was on “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” and explained why writing for Whitey was special. She’s written also for TLC, Destiny’s Child, Donna Summer and others. Kandi is getting ready to start a run on Broadway in “Chicago.”