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April 10, 2013 5:35 PM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop| Billy Johnson Jr.
Dizzy Wright is going through something and he puts it all on display on "Killem Wit Kindness." He recently released the music video. On the song that rides over that easy, Judy Clay and William Bell soul sample Rappin 4 Tay used on “Player’s Club,” the 22-year-old Las Vegas MC rhymes about the pressures of newfound fatherhood, maturing, pondering the future with his girl, giving back to his mother, and trying to be there for his homies. "Killem Wit Kindness," produced by ... | More »
April 9, 2013 5:40 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country| Breanne L. Heldman
You'd think the collaboration between a country star like Brad Paisley and a rapper like LL Cool J would have everyone applauding such a genre mash-up. Instead, the song, "Accidental Racist," has people up in arms.Thankfully, Paisley paid a visit to "Ellen," where he was able to clear the air.But first, let's rewind for a sec. In the nearly six-minute track, the two create a dialogue about race relations in America. Paisley, 40, describes being a white man in the South as "walk... | More »
April 8, 2013 9:30 AM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks| Lyndsey Parker
Josh Krajcik, the beloved burrito chef and runner-up of "The X Factor USA's" first season, teased fans late last year with a self-titled EP and a live performance on "The X Factor" Season 2. But now he has finally released his first full-length album since competing on the show, Blindly, Lonely, Lovely, out this week via BMG. The album certainly isn't typical reality TV fare--but that's just perfect, since Josh was never a typical contestant to begin with. Blindly, Lonely, Lo... | More »
April 5, 2013 10:01 AM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop| Billy Johnson Jr.
Tyler, The Creator breaks out the eerie, gospel organ, simple electric guitar scales, and comforting, moody bass for “Answer,” his latest ode to his absentee father. The song from his recently released Wolf album mixes disappointment, anger and anguish as the Odd Future front man imagines having a telephone conversation with his deadbeat dad. Though he sings, “When I call, I hope you pick up the phone. I’d like to talk to you,” on the chorus, he awkwardly fumbl... | More »
April 5, 2013 9:20 AM ET | Yahoo Our Country| Tiffany Lee
Before country singer Blake Shelton became a chart-topping superstar and TV judge, Shelton took any chance he could get to perform on stage. One of those chances? A Valentine's Day-themed beauty pageant in 1985 when he was just 8 or 9 years old! Cue the awwwws. The eager mini Shelton bounced around the stage like a little Elvis singing Bob Seger's "Old Time Rock and Roll" as the audience clapped along. In an interview, Shelton told CBS This Morning's Gayle King, "Because I ... | More »