We are going to be covering juicy information on what has been on everyone’s lips recently about Kendrick Lamar and Jeff Hanneman. If you haven’t been talking about it you have probably been hearing about it, so here goes:
One of the biggest news items this week is Kendrick Lamar. “Kendrick Lamar at Roseland in February (more by Dylan Johnson) We recently posted that the Hot 97 Summer Jam “Festival Village” lineup (aka the side stage in the parking lot), which features Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg, Smoke DZA, Bodega Bamz, Troy Ave, and more” said www.brooklynvegan.com. It’s also been creating a lot of buzz on the rest of the internet recently. See Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, & Wu-Tang Clan Join Hot 97 Summer Jam XX Lineup from www.rap-up.com and Hot97 Summer Jam 2013 Lineup: Chris Brown, Wu-Tang, Kendrick, Miguel, Fabolous, ASAP Rocky, Joe Budden, 2 Chainz, Wale, French Montana from www.missinfo.tv.
Another hot topic that has been subject to a lot of debate is Jump (Kris Kross song) “Alternative metallers Deftones honored dead rapper Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly of Kris Kross last night by performing the kid-friendly group’s 1992 hit “Jump” at the Pageant in St. Louis, Missouri” said www.spinner.com in Deftones Cover Kris Kross’ ‘Jump’ After Group’s Chris ‘Mac Daddy’ Kelly Passes Away (VIDEO) .
Moving on, you probably won’t be amazed to find that I’ve been sifting through pieces on Country music, bringing you the freshest and tastiest links.
– Eli Young Band Talks Outnumber Hunger, Kenny Chesney and New Music With CMTT – “If you take a closer look you might be surprised at how many country music artists faces you see now on your cereal box” – said countrymusictattletale.com
And finally, there is also Jeff Hanneman that has caused stirs in the popular press for quite a while now.
– R.I.P. Slayer‘s Jeff Hanneman – “The band’s publicist issued the following statement: Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11AM this morning near his Southern California home” – said stereogum.com Check out these links to read more – Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman dies at 49 – www.thelineofbestfit.com
Be sure to check back next week for more links. If you didn’t see it here, it probably never happened!