The Music News


Coldplay To Release An EP And A New Album

Coldplay plans to release an EP called Prospects March in December. The EP has already been recorded and now the band is working on new songs for an album they would like to release late 2009.

Kayne’s Song For Obama

Kayne played a DNC party and dedicated his hit song “Gold Digger” to Presidential nominee Barack Obama. The party was sponsored by the anti-poverty campaign ONE and the Recording Industry Association of America. Kayne also performed “Touch The Sky”, “Home” and “Stronger”. Kayne commented at the party that he wishes that his mom was still alive to see Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention.

Jay-Z To Perform At The Hollywood Palladium

After a year of renovations, Jay-Z will perform at the Hollywood Palladium on October 15th. Renovations to The Palladium include new restrooms, a better stage, new dance floor and more concession areas. Tickets go on sell on September 5th via livenation.com.

Funeral For Dr. Dre’s Son

The funeral for Andre Young Jr. was held over the weekend, with Dr. Dre serving as one of the pallbearers. Dr. Dre’s son was found unresponsive on August 23rd at his home by his mother. Paramedics were called to home, but declared Andre Young Jr. dead after lifesaving procedures failed. At this time a cause of death has not been determined. Spokespeople for Dr. Dre have asked for the public’s respect during this difficult time.

Suge Knight Released From A Las Vegas Jail

Suge Knight was released from a Las Vegas jail after posting $19,000 bail. Suge has been accused of possessing drugs (Ecstasy and hydrocodone) and beating up his girlfriend in a Las Vegas parking lot. The girlfriend was treated and released from the hospital. Her injuries were not life-threatening. Suge is due back in court on September 26th.

The Game Taunts G-Unit At NYC Show

The Game & Young Buck were doing a show in NYC and both rappers took the opportunity to knock G-Unit. On “How We Do”, The Game rapped “Took three years, kicked me and Buck out/New York was like, huh?”. Young Buck rapped “Without me, they just a Unit”. Guests at the show included Fat Joe, Jim Jones and Ghostface Killah. Buck and Joe took the opportunity to say that they did not have any beef.

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