Daily Archives: June 18, 2008

Soul Train Has New Owner

People who think of “Soul Train” as an artifact from 1970s television may be surprised to learn that the 38-year-old song-and-dance show was never canceled. Although no new episodes are produced, it lives on in reruns that showcase the taste-making music, hairstyles and fashions of decades past.
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Yo Majesty To Release EP In July, Full Length Album Out In October On Domino Records

The much anticipated debut from Yo! Majesty Futuristically SpeakingŠNever Be Afraid will be available on CD and vinyl from Domino Records on October 7 2008. The Kryptonite Pussy EP will be released in digital and vinyl format on July 22 2008. With production from Basement Jaxx, Sunship, Radio Clit, Dee kline, CLP, Mercedes and Hard Feelings UK the Tampa, FL based Yo! Majesty are set to jump start the hip hop community with a release that is unforgiving and brutally honest. Futuristically SpeakingŠNever Be Afraid is a testimonial to Yo! Majesty’s militant and often shocking lyrics, their lesbianism, Christianity and an open letter of rejection to hip hops triple curse of misogyny, homophobia and materialism. Track listings below.

Lil Wayne Goes Platinum In A Week

With the highest weekly sales figure since 2005, Lil Wayne crashes in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with “Tha Carter III.” As reported yesterday, the Cash Money/Universal set moved just over 1 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the first time the six-figure threshold was crossed since 50 Cent’s “The Massacre” in March 2005.
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