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Justin Bieber, Chris Stapleton, Pitbull Added to List of Grammy Perfromers

Also, Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper’s band will make their TV debut.

 

 

Additional artists have been added to the list of performers for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Justin Bieber will perform the nominated “Where Are Ü Now” with Diplo and Skrillex, marking their first live television performance of the tune.Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark, Jr., and Bonnie Raitt will pay tribute to the late blues artists B.B. King. Additionally, Pitbull is scheduled to take the stage with Travis Barker, Robin Thicke and “surprise special guests.”

Related: Hollywood Vampires Alice Cooper and Joe Perry on Their Haunted House Encounter

The Hollywood Vampires, which consists of Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry, will also make their TV debut.

Related: Lady Gaga to Perform David Bowie GRAMMY Tribute

LL Cool J is set to host the 58th Annual Grammy Awards on Monday, Feb. 15, at 8pm ET/5pm PT on CBS.

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Source: Justin Bieber, Chris Stapleton, Pitbull Added to List of Grammy Perfromers

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50 Cent Reportedly Makes $29,000 A Month From Music Royalties

FIDDY SEEMS TO BE MAKING MORE A MONTH FROM MUSIC THAN SOME PEOPLE MAKE IN A YEAR

By now, much of 50 Cent’s financial situation has become public knowledge. The “In Da Club” rapper famously filed for bankruptcy last year, but a new report by DJBooth suggests 50 is still bringing in nearly $350,000/year from music royalties.

[ALSO READ: 50 Cent Claims He’s Really Worth Less Than $5 Million]

Documents from 50’s bankruptcy filing have made their way online, and a paperlabeled “individual debtor cash receipts and cash disbursements” show the G-Unit boss made $28,963.23 from royalties in December.

According to the Wall Street Journal, 50 (born Curtis Jackson) sold half of his on-air radio play royalty rights to Kobalt Music Group for $3 million several years ago. He then sold the other half in 2015 for another $3 million.

However, the deal allowed for the Queens native to collect some percentage of the royalties again after Kobalt recoups the $3 million advance. In addition, 50 still owns the rights to sell his albums, only having to pay for distribution.

Forbes estimated 50 Cent’s net worth to be around $155 million in May 2015, but that was before he filed for bankruptcy in July. In December, reports began to circulate that 50 now owes at least $28 million to various debtors.

[ALSO READ: 50 Cent Reportedly More Than $28 Million In Debt]

Source: 50 Cent Reportedly Makes $29,000 A Month From Music Royalties

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Rumor Control: Pastor Troy Confirms Whether Or Not He Was Dating Minnie From ‘Little Women ATL’

Was Minnie P. Troy’s petite bae???

Pastor Troy Responds To Rumors He Dated Minnie From “Little Women ATL”

If you’ve been watching Lifetime’s Little Women: ATL then you’ve surely heard about “Mama Bear” Minnie whose been adamant that she has a rapper boyfriend in ATL.

According to the 4’3 starlet she and Pastor Troy dated for about 8 months even though her mother and her friends never met nor spotted them together.

Pastor Troy himself has taken to Instagram to speak on the dating claims and joked that he and Minnie broke up because “she has a short fuse.”

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He also added this video about being dumped on Lifetime.

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What do YOU think about Pastor Troy and Minnie dating???

Source: Rumor Control: Pastor Troy Confirms Whether Or Not He Was Dating Minnie From ‘Little Women ATL’

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Ice Cube Hints At Bringing Out N.W.A. & West Side Connection At Coachella

 

ICE CUBE TEASES THAT HIS COACHELLA WILL BE LEGENDARY!

 Ice Cube has been confirmed as a performer at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Last Friday (Jan. 15), while visiting The Talk the legendary lyricist made a few statements that has Hip-Hop excited about his suggested “surprise” guests. The left-coast icon mentioned bring out members from his respected groups.

“I got some tricks up my sleeve. I can’t reveal it all,” reflected the Hip-Hop pioneer. “But I’m trying to bring the members of N.W.A together. Come with me on the stage. Give everybody a little history lesson on Ice Cube and N.W.A, Westside Connection. Everything I’ve been doing over the years.”

[ALSO READ: Ice Cube Responds To ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Oscar Snub: “We Ain’t Worried About It!”]

Last year, while performing at the BET Experience MC Ren, DJ Yella, Ice Cube rocked the mic. Before that appearance over two decades had passed since N.W.A. came together. Although Dr. Dre didn’t make the show, some think it was this reconciliation that spawned the critically-hailed N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton.

Is this announcement enough to make one purchase a Coachella ticket?

 

 

 

 

Source: Ice Cube Hints At Bringing Out N.W.A. & West Side Connection At Coachella

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Rapper gets pulled over, offers cops mixtape instead of ID

 

 

According to police, 18-year-old rapper Volvique Louis Jean Jr. offered his new mixtape as ID instead of his driver’s license when he was pulled over for reckless driving.

Jean was pulled over by police after his car and two others sped into the bus loop at the Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach. The cars narrowly missed students who had just been dismissed from school.

Officers drove into the center of the road in a golf cart and forced the cars to pull over. When the officers asked Jean for ID, he pulled out instead his new mixtape.

One of the people in the other cars called out to officers that they were there to pick up a friend. The officers recognized several of the people in the cars as former students, including Jean.

The cars then pulled out into the road and sped off, nearly hitting more students on their way to flee the scene.

Jean has since been charged with eluding, reckless driving, driving with a suspended license and trespassing on school grounds.

Source: Rapper gets pulled over, offers cops mixtape instead of ID

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