Kid Ink works this appearance smartly, unraveling a timely flow and suave bounce over the “F*ckWitMeYouKnowIGotIt” instrumental.
King Kendrick graces a sold-out show in UK with his presence. This live version of “Cartoons and Cereal” has terrific crowd response for a non-album cut. No Gunplay on this version but the MC of the Year holds it down just fine without the assist.
Well not that the so called crown that Weezy holds is really that credible…greatest rapper alive just doesn’t fit right for the Cash Money die hard. But Weezy needs to be on guard becasue in the UK on Friday night, Kanye West gave possibly one of the best performances of his life at the Global Gathering Festival, where he headlined the UKs annual dance festival.
Taking a somewhat humble role in front of the 25,000 crowd, as he performed, Touch the Sky, Diamonds from Sierra Leone, Gold Digger and All Falls Down, Kanye thanked the crowd with “Thank you for joining me tonight on my quest to become the number one artist in the world.” Yeah Kanye is not just looking to be the greatest rapper alive, he is looking a bit further a field than that. And with performances like that and his ego in check (for once) it looks like he could be a serious contender for that role.
The iconic songstress Chaka Khan recently talked about her upbringing in a recent interveiw with a UK newspaper. The ten time Grammy winner explained that she was raised in quite a liberal household stating that “My father and I used to smoke weed together. It probably wasn’t a good thing, but my father was a hippy and that was back in the day when a lot of parents were of the opinion that they should provide their kids with whatever they experimented with.”
Songstress and American Boy lover Estelle has been nominated for this years prestigious Mercury Award for her album Shine. She and eleven others were selected to go head to head by an independent panel of judges. Also up for the award, the winner of which will be announced on September 9th are Adele and Radiohead.
Shine is the sophomore album from the West London singer, released in March of 2008 with the second single from the project American Boy, feat Kanye West, hitting the top spot on the UK charts through downloads alone.