‘What You Gonna Do’ by Capelle ft. Nitty DeFaunque cleverly samples Kanye and Jay-Z’s ‘Otis’

As soon as I saw the video and heard “What You Gonna Do” by UK electro rock band Capelle featuring Chicago artist Nitty DeFaunque, I knew I had to spread the word. The song instantly draws you in as it kicks off by sampling just a little of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s mega hip hop hit “Otis” and then rocks out to the gritty, sexy vocals of Nitty DeFaunque

Willow Smith single “Whip My Hair” secures record deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

I just took a moment to listen to her song “Whip My Hair” and was instantly hooked!…Ryan Seacrest interviewed Willow and Jay-Z this morning on his radio show where the rumors were confirmed that Willow has been signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation record label.

Ifelicious Thoughts on 2010 BET Awards nominees, Queen Latifah to host

At a press conference held on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 in New York, BET announced the host of the BET Awards show this year, nominees in each category, planned performances for the night, and more. Queen Latifah, who is starring alongside my secret boyfriend Common (really, it’s no secret, it’s the only celeb that i completely crush on…anyway, i digress) in the movie “Just Wright,” has been selected to host this year’s awards show that airs on Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 8:00 PM EST. Each year, the BET Awards honors the best in music, entertainment, and sports.

Swagger alert! Betty White and Jay Z together on Saturday Night Live, in review (video)

hope when I’m “88 1/2 years old” (as Betty said many times on Saturday Night Live with pride) that I have Betty White swagger! America’s comedic grandma brought down the house on Saturday Night Live this past weekend- bringing in the show’s highest ratings since November 1, 2008 when John McCain made an appearance on the show. Also, Betty holds the title of being the oldest person to host the show. You go girl!…Not to be overlooked was Jay Z who was the musical guest for the night.

Throwback Friday- “Forever Young” by Alphaville

I know… I’ve been slacking. It’s been a few weeks since I posted my last Throwback Friday song, but I’m bizzack!!! Jay Z has once again landed a chart topping hit with “Young Forever.” The moment, I heard it, I knew I wanted to do a post dedicated to the original song that’s sampled from German pop group Alphaville called “Forever Young.” Released in 1984, “Forever Young” is a 80s cult classic that makes me want to throw on some jelly bracelets and dance in a circle holding a lighter in air.