Justin Timberlake always wanted to be regarded as an R&B artist and thanks to his new song, “Suit & Tie (Ft. Jay-Z)”, he can now feel satisfied. However, the success of the single on the US charts this week wasn’t restricted to the Billboard R&B Songs tally. Instead, it earned him victory across the board.
Justin Timberlake has falsely been credited as a leading innovator of his generation but perhaps it would be more accurate to thank him for making less known styles of music more popular. For instance, his new song, “Suit & Tie”, is simply a reworked version of Robin Thicke’s greatest hits.
Crazed fans who enjoy living vicariously through their favourite artists have a reason to celebrate today. The 2012 Forbes list of the World’s Highest-Paid Musicians has been announced and it entails shocking placements by some of the biggest stars in Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock and even R&B.
Jay-Z ended his Barclays Center concert series in a big way this evening with high profile appearances by a who’s who of this Hip-Hop music scene. However, the standout guest was none other than his wife Beyonce, who surprised her fans with a pair of performances with her husband.
Today was the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 London Paralympics and the officials hired the perfect handicapped singer for the show. However, unlike her usually weak performances, Rihanna was actually impressive as she soared through the air with Coldplay and Jay-Z.
When Jay-Z rapped about making it in America he certainly wasn’t joking because his business ventures have earned him a slot among the highest-earning Hip-Hop acts on the 2012 Forbes Cash Kings ranking. However, on a lineup featuring Dr. Dre, Kanye West and Diddy, who came out on top?
If you enjoyed Day 1 of the 2012 Made in America Festival then Day 2 should be a welcomed second instalment. A fresh roster of artists, including Drake, Rita Ora, Jill Scott, Eve and Jay-Z, took turns rocking the Philadelphia crowd with some of their biggest hits and we have the footage!
Jay-Z does everything larger than life and the 2012 Made in America Festival is no different. Day 1 of the event was hosted yesterday and it included a range of showings from the music moguls special friends, such as Janelle Monae, Kanye West, Rick Ross, Jay Electronica and others.