2018 was the yr that Lil Wayne was lastly liberated from his Cash Money contract and delivered his extremely anticipated album, Tha Carter V. Regardless whether or not you loved the album or not, Tha Carter V earned itself an area in hip-hop historical past solely primarily based on its enigmatic launch. As Weezy continues to push the album into the brand new yr, it has been introduced that he’ll be performing on the College Football Playfs Haltime Show alongside Imagine Dragons.
Lil Wayne shall be becoming a member of Imagine Dragons throughout the College Football Playfs Halftime present. The two are set to carry out collectively on Jan. seventh. Imagine Dragons shall be performing just a few cuts f their newest album Origins earlier than Weezy joins them on stage for a “particular collaboration.” The two beforehand collaborated in 2016 alongside Wiz Khalifa for the Suicide Squad soundtrack on the music “Sucker For Pain” ft. Logic, Ty Dolla $ign and X Ambassadors. Last yr, Kendrick Lamar — who additionally carried out with Imagine Dragons on the GRAMMYS and “SNL” — took the stage throughout the College Football Playfs Halftime Performance.
Aside from his upcoming efficiency, Wayne simply wrapped up his “I Ain’t Shit Without You” tour. The quick tour consisted 4 dates — voted for by followers — at intimate venues in Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. Hopefully, Wayne will truly be hitting the street this yr on a nationwide tour in assist his newest album.
The 2018 American Music Awards are simply across the nook and since asserting the prolonged record nominations (that sees Cardi B and Drake receiving probably the most nods) the occasion has now introduced its first set acts to take the stage. Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, Post Malone and Ty Dolla $ign are the primary 4 listed with every group (besides Carrie) all up for an award the identical night time.
Post and Ty can be performing their collaborative single “Psycho” from Post’s sophomore launch, Beerbongs & Bentleys. Post is nominated in seven classes, together with the acclaimed artist the 12 months award.
Post was one many artists to share variety awards amid the passing Mac Miller. “He was such a good looking fucking dude and such a candy dude and beloved all people,” he stated, detailing how he and Mac had plans to do an album collectively. “I grew up listening to his music and he actually impressed me. This fucking sucks, man. He was too candy, tremendous good. We performed beer pong on the studio and he kicked ass.”
The AMAs happen October ninth ay Los Angeles’ Microst Theater.
Eminem’s surprise Kamikaze album is still making waves online for the wrong reasons. Aside from dissing a few other artists in the industry, Eminem took it a bit too far when he called Tyler, The Creator a “fa**ot.” Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon who composed the song already released a statement saying he’s “not a fan the message,” detailing how he “asked them to change the track, wouldn’t do it.”
Imagine Dragons‘ lead singer Dan Reynolds has come forward with a few words, detailing how the use any homophobic slur is never okay no matter who you are. “It’s never ok to say a word that is filled with hate. I don’t care what year you were born in or what meaning it has to you,” he wrote on Twiter. “If it contributes to hate and bigotry then it is hateful. period. there is never an ok time to say the word fa**ot I don’t care who you are.”
A few fans called Eminem’s diss to Tyler harmless. “Do you guys seriously think Tyler gives a fuck if someone calls him a fa**ot? He used the word over 200 times in Goblin. I doubt Tyler would take fense to this,” one user tweeted, but according to Dan this still isn’t an excuse.
“It’s disgusting to be told this is being “overly sensitive” or “millennial”. LGBTQ kids are TAKING THEIR LIVES after being bullied with homophobic slurs. it’s not “sensitive” to take a stand against a word that has been used to spread hate for years,” he added.