Tag Archives: Otis Redding

Kanye West and Jay Z’s “Throne” full of samples

HollywoodNews.com: Kanye West and Jay Z‘s CD, “Watch the Throne,” isn’t the mega hit that was hoped for. Universal Music/DefJam angered record stores (what’s left of em) and download services like amazon.com because it gave ITunes a four day jump on downloads last week. The result, according to hitsdailydouble.com, was[...]

Kanye West and JAY-Z form new group called “The Throne”

HollywoodNews.com: For this project, music icons and pop culture visionaries JAY-Z and Kanye West have joined their extraordinary talents to form the group ‘THE THRONE’ and confirm the most anticipated album and touring event of the year, WATCH THE THRONE. On Monday, August 8th ‘THE THRONE’S’ extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime Roc-A-Fella /[...]

Kanye West, Jay-Z drop “Otis” online (for now)

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Hip-hop fans have been chomping at the bit for a listen of the upcoming album from Jay-Z and Kanye West, which is scheduled to drop on Aug. 1. Welcome to “Otis,” the first track off the superstar collaboration. The track, which premiered on New York radio[...]

D.A. Pennebaker, inventor of the music video, turns 85

HollywoodNews.com: D.A. (Donn Alan) Pennebaker turns 85 today, years young. All those so called documentary shows that clutter TV– from the Real World to Celebrity Rehab–spring from the cinema verite that Pennebaker and his cohorts Ricky Leacock, Albert Maysles, and a few others invented more than 50 years ago. Pennebaker[...]

Eli “Paperboy” Reed to make his major label debut

HollywoodNews.com: Brooklyn-based soul singer, Eli “Paperboy” Reed, will be releasing his major label debut entitled “Come and Get It.” Declared “the finest soul belter of his generation” by MOJO Magazine, Eli Paperboy Reed has had an incredible journey taking the soul belter from a Boston high school band room to[...]