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#TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week: Ed Sheeran Covers Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love”

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Ed Sheeran is slowly becoming everyone’s current favorite artist. The English singer-songwriter caught Elton John and Jamie Foxx‘s attention with his No. 5 Collaborations Project and since then he’s been on his grind! That was back in 2008, but it was in 2012 that he had the US listening. Making a guest appearance on Taylor Swift‘s Red album and joining her on tour, Sheeran has kept busy even writing songs for One Direction.

Today, Sheeran has what might be one of the best covers to date to Beyoncé‘s “Drunk In Love.” It takes a lot a courage to cover a track from Queen B, but Sheeran pulled it off! Don’t sleep, get familiar with our #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Ed Sheeran!


Video: Oprah Interviews Pharrell for ‘Oprah Prime’

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Pharrell sits with Oprah for a one-on-one on her Oprah Prime series. A very emotional interview from Pharrell as they go over his amazing career over the past 20 years and where he stands today. They also touch base on Pharrell’s personal life and the role his grandmother played in his career. Without a doubt, one of the most inspiring interviews this year.

Videos: Outkast, Nas, Jay Z, HAIM, Beyonce and More Perform at Coachella 2014

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

If you weren’t at Coachella this year, you missed a crazy lineup! Outkast sparked the match with their reunion performance and it was Jay Z, Nas, and Diddy that blew us all away with their fire performance. These New York rappers has us all head bumping to classic hip-hop joints. Pharrell also hit the festival giving fans a sixty-minute show! Not only that but, sisters Beyonce and Solange hit the stage to give their fans a surprise performance. Muse, Lorde, HAIM and many other artists killed their sets at Coachella 2014, which was your favorite performance?


#Top10 Food Trucks in Los Angeles

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

If you’re from Los Angeles, then you know how real the food truck phase is out here. You can find just about anything in a food truck today, but we’ve gone ahead and listed our #Top10 Food Trucks in Los Angeles. You can have breakfast, lunch and dinner at these trucks, and still have a few dollars left for public transportation. Dining in is so old-fashioned now-a-days. With that being said – enjoy!

#TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week: Bebe Rexha – “Monster Under My Bed”

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Known for co-writing Eminem and Rihanna’s “The Monster,” meet the lead vocalist of the Black Cards, my #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Bebe Rexha. Born in Brooklyn, New York , Rexha started her music journey at the age of four and has been grinding since then. She earned the “Best Teen Songwriter” award at the National ‘Academy of Recording Arts & Science’s’ event and that allowed her to meet big producers in the game. With inspirations like Stevie Wonder, Tori Amos, John Legend and The Temptations just to name a few, it’s no wonder Rexha has such a unique sound. Get familiar!

Video: Could the iPhone 6 Be Heading Into Production Soon?

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

The Commercial Times is saying the next iPhone could almost be ready to go into production in Taiwan, which means September might be the month we’ve been waiting for. No word on what they’re naming it yet, we’re hoping it’s the iPhone 6, but based on this clip the screen does seem larger which makes them easier to compare with Androids. What do you think?

Iggy Azalea’s “The New Classic” Tracklisting

Monday, March 10th, 2014

After the release of her much talked about Clueless inspired video “Fancy,” Iggy Azalea drops the tracklisting for her upcoming album “The New Classic.” The album has features from artist like T.I. and Rita Ora. Her album will drop in full next month on April 14th. Check out what will be on the album below.


Top 10 Restaurants for a First Date in Los Angeles (on a Budget!)

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

We’ve all been there. You want to go out on a date or maybe you just want to hangout with a couple friends, but money’s a little tight. Or worse, you’re from out of town and want to explore the beautiful city of Los Angeles – on a budget. We got you! We’re giving you our top 10 restaurants that won’t burn a whole in your pocket. From Santa Monica to Hollywood to Long Beach to Downtown, we have a restaurant right by your alley. We’ve selected the best, inexpensive Italian food, Mexican food, Southern food and more to fulfill your cravings. Grimaldi’s, Porto’s, and Daikokuya made the list, did your favorite restaurant make it?

Did we mention there are two bonus spots we’ve hand picked for you? Enjoy! (more…)

#TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week: Nipsey Hu$$le Ft. Le$ – “Migraine”

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Just recently he dropped his collaboration piece with Young and Reckless, he sold his mixtape for $100 last year, and calls himself a book addict, meet this week’s #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Nipsey Hu$$le. Born in ’85, it was Death Row that inspired Nip’s music. The Chronic impacted him and his community, to the point were Nip and a close friend would pretend to be Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. The Los Angeles-native has come a long way and it was his last mixtape, Crenshaw, that had all eyes on him.

Nipsey is not your typical rapper, he’s knowledgable about the game and can teach us all a thing or two about breaking rules and succeeding. Get familiar with my #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Nipsey Hu$$le. (more…)

Photos: Tyga’s Grand Opening for ‘Last Kings’ Flagship Store

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

We had the opportunity to attend Tyga‘s launch for his Last Kings Flagship Store in Los Angeles and it was definitely a star-studded event. From Kendall Jenner to Wiz Khalifa to Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics was in attendance. Sweets and Treats provided cookies and cupcakes for guest, meanwhile the bar served Nicki Minaj‘s Myx Fusion drink. We got a peak of Tyga’s new LK snapbacks, our favorite were his leather hats, as well as trendy graphic tee’s and plain black hoodies. The store it self was very well detailed with gold cushion seats and angelic murals on the ceilings. We took a few shots of store, just for YOU.

Last Kings opens to the public this Saturday, in Los Angeles. (more…)

Top 10 Memorable Bars from Kanye West’s ‘College Dropout’

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Today, makes 10-years since Kanye West released his debut album College Dropout. This album marked a historic moment in hip-hop, and can easily be named one of the best albums to date. The 21-track tape includes great skits from De-Ray Davis and memorable bars from ‘Ye. What makes this tape so powerful and inspirational is the fact that, ‘Ye’s “Through The Wire” was recorded with a mouth full of metal, proving how resilient he was to rapping. To celebrate this, we’ve picked out our top 10 lines – 10 years = 10 lines from his album that stand out. Did your favorite track make the cut?


President Obama Asks Mando Fresko for Valentine’s Crush Tickets

Monday, February 10th, 2014

While on-air at Power 106, President Obama called Mando Fresko – for what you’d least expect! Our very own President called in for “Valentine’s Crush” tickets! Looks like our First Lady, Mrs. Obama is dying to see Jason Derulo and President Obama loves him some Ciara. He closes with, if he gets those tickets, “there’s going to be some badonkadonk action in the White House. God Bless America and God Bless Power 106.” Go ‘head, Mr. President! Hit the jump to listen to the entire interview.