Monday, January 26, 2009

Beyonce Knowles The Diva

Beyonce Knowles is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer and actress.Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of girl group Destiny’s Child.During the hiatus of the group, Knowles released her debut solo album, Dangerously in Love, in June 2003.It earned Knowles five Grammy Awards in a single night in 2004, and its reception signaled her viability as a solo artist. The disbandment of Destiny's Child in 2005 facilitated her continued success; she released her second album, B’Day, in 2006, which contained the UK number-one singles "Deja Vu" and "Beautiful Liar", and the worldwide hit "Irreplaceable". Her third solo album, I am.. Sasha Fierce, was released in November 2008, and spawned the worldwide hit, "If I Were a Boy", and the US number-one hit "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)".

Sunday, January 18, 2009

"Best Alternative Band"

Paramore is an alternative rock band from Franklin, Tennessee. The band consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams, lead guitarist Josh Farro, bassist Jeremy Davis, and drummer Zac Farro. Paramore released their debut All We Know Is Falling in 2005, an EP entitled The Summer Tic in 2006, and Riot!, their third offering, in 2007. "Misery Business", the first single from Riot!, is currently sitting at #3 on the US Modern Rock Chart. It also peaked at #30 and #34 on the Pop 100 and Hot 100 charts respectively.

Hayley Williams is a huge fan of the Twilight phenomenon and now she's a part of it! They contribute their new song Decode in the film adaptation of teen book series Twilight.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Most Discussed Hip Hop Icon

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Kanye West releases his debut album "The College Dropout" in 2004 and his second album Late Registration in 2005 his third album "Graduation" in 2007 and his fourth album 808s & "Hearthbreak" in 2008. He produced his first major label song "The Truth" by Beanie Sigel, and his first major release featuring his trademark vocal sampling style was "This Can't Be Life", a track from Jay-Z’s The Dynasty: "Roc La Familia". West said he sped up the drum beat of Dr. Dre's "Xxplosive" to use as a replacement for his drums on "This Can't Be Life".

West is the most-discussed figure in Hip Hop Industry. West become contorversy when he appeared on the cover of Rolling stone in the image of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns. Eventhough he is one of the most controversial artist in the Hip Hop industry still, he has a song that definitely people can listen.