Sade still making the rounds.
The Sea, the follow up to Corinne Bailey Rae’s 2006 self-titled debut, entered The Billboard 200 at No. 7, selling upwards of 53,000 copies in its first week of release. The album was also #2 on the R&B album chart, #3 on the digital album chart and #6 on the internet album chart. The U.K. singer-songwriter launched the new album with four national television appearances, performing on “TODAY,” “Tavis Smiley,” “Ellen” and “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.”
Bailey Rae will return to the States for appearances on “Late Show with David Letterman” (March 1st), “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (March 8th) and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (April 4th). “Live From The Artists Den” recently captured a full concert of Bailey Rae’s, which will air on Public Television this spring (details to be announced shortly).
CHICAGO – Grammy Award winner, Rhymefest, will release his highly anticipated album El Che on May 18, 2010 via dN|Be Entertainment. Distributed by EMI, in conjunction with Rosehip Records.
The full length LP features production from beatsmiths Scram Jones, S1, BKS, and Terry Hunter. The 16-track opus also boasts guest appearances from Little Brother, Saigon, Glen Lewis, and fellow Chicago emcee Twone Gabz.