It’s been four years since Nicki Minaj was last on the cover of The Fader, now she’s back! Rocking, long, wild black hair split down the middle, the “Anaconda” rapper gives fans a more personal side to her. During the interview she shares her feelings on being a celebrity, a role model to young black women and of course The Pink Print. Not only that but Nicki opens up about her health and how she feels next to Lil Wayne. (more…)
Nothing is worse than sitting in your car for what can feel like (and is sometimes the case) forever. If there were an award for “something that could kill any happy bone you had in your body,” it would without a doubt be bestowed upon traffic. (more…)
If you’ve seen the Billboard charts recently, you’ve come across Meghan Trainor‘s “All About That Bass.” This young, talented, pop star is this week’s #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week. Only 20-years-old, Meghan grew up with a musical family in Massachusetts. By the age of 11, Meghan was already writing music and it was by the age of 18 that she signed as a songwriter with Big Yellow Dog.
Since then Meghan has been on her grind writing for acts like Rascal Flatts, Sabrina Carpenter, The Common Kings and more! During a writing trip, she met Grammy-nominated producer Kevin Kadish and it was he that not only signed her but who encouraged her to sing “All About The Bass,” a song she wrote with Kadish. Get familiar with my #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Meghan Trainor. (more…)
Last week, Nicki Minaj crashed the internet with the artwork to her upcoming track, “Anaconda.” For those that aren’t familiar, Nicki took a picture in “workout clothes,” really just a G-string and a sports bra – oh and don’t forget the J’s! Though fans didn’t respond the way, Nicki expected them too, we’re loving them. This may be one of the reasons why Nicki decided to push the drop date to her track. On a better note, we’ve put together our top 15 Nicki Minaj “Anaconda” memes. Enjoy! (more…)
The infamous book-turned-motion picture, Fifty Shades of Grey releases its first trailer. An exclusive version to Beyoncé‘s “Crazy In Love” is heard throughout the clip and gives it just the edge it needs. Ladies, your prayers have been answered. (more…)
While Hudson Mohawke prepares to release his new solo EP Chimes, he gives us the title track to his project. Apple has taken the time to use this track for their brand new MacBook Air commercial. Though, the commercial itself does not expose to much of the product, Mohawke’s music is paired with images of stickers on the new MacBook. (more…)
Fans everywhere are looking forward to this Drake vs. Lil Wayne tour, and to get fans just a bit more hype they release a short trailer. The video-game-themed trailer clocks in at :36 seconds and features Drake, the “Protege” and Lil Wayne, the “Sage.” We’ve also listed all North America tour dates after the jump. (more…)
#BriskBodega invited mandofresko.com to Miami’s Grand Central with DJ Mustard last Friday, June 13th and gave the crowd a show to remember. The good people at Brisk planned the entire weekend out very well. They flew out tastemakers from all over the country, gave us an intimate dinner with Mustard himself in which he was really able to break down his upcoming project 10 Summers and ended the night with a mini-concert.
We were able to sit down with Mustard at the show for an exclusive interview. He breaks down his upcoming project 10 Summers, talks My Krazy Life and even gives his son some advice incase he decides to be a producer as well. (more…)
MC Jin is preparing to release his upcoming project, 14:59 and today he stops by Power 106 for our “Now You Know” series. A total of eight questions were asked to the freestyle vet and he allowed us to get to know him a little better. From his top three favorite artists to who he thinks has been the most slept on artist. He had us laughing when they asked him what his all time favorite movie is, “Rush Hour” and he starts reenacting scenes from the movie! (more…)
This is sure to make your day! A young Indian boy gives us his best cover to Chris Brown‘s “Loyal” and he nails it. We’re not sure if it’s his face expression that’s funny the whole time or the fact that he’s really singing “these h**s ain’t loyal, oooooh.” Or maybe it’s the fact that he has a little peach fuzz going, either way you’re sure to enjoy this accent and all! (more…)
Last night Pharrell performed in front of a sold-out audience for American Express’ #AmexUNSTAGED concert series. The concert took place in Harlem’s Apollo Theater and it was definitely a concert to remember. Skateboard P performed classics like “Frontin’” and”She Wants to Move” to some of his newer music like “Happy.” If that wasn’t enough, he brought out T.I. and Busta Rhymes – the crowd went crazy after that.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis had an unbelievable year with their hit single, “Thrift Shop,” and while Macklemore’s recognizable by now Ryan Lewis isn’t. Jimmy Fallon caught that and put that to test. He sent out Ryan to the streets of New York with no disguise to ask fans and ‘what Ryan Lewis does.’ Sadly, no one knew they had Ryan Lewis right before their eyes. (more…)