Kanye West shocked Kim Kardashian with V-Day to trump all V-Day items. In a sequence of braggadocious Instagram Stories, Kim Kardashians finest exemplified the expression "go away no stone unturned" when she brandished her V-Day present of a personal Kenny G serenade. For these born after the 12 months 2000, Kenny G is commonly credited with popularizing the "Smooth Jazz" development that took over radio airwaves within the early to mid-90s.
By the appears to be like of it, Kim Kardashian was very a lot happy with non-public efficiency of Kenny G's unforgettable cowl of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," as she took to Instagram as soon as once more, to put in writing: "Best husband award goes to mine, Most considerate items ever!"
As Complex would have it, this is not the primary time Kanye West has organized for a personal efficiency. In mild of Kim's curiosity in Lana Del Ray's music, Kanye West as soon as commissioned a full orchestra to carry out a medley of her songs, for what I would think about was a compensatory act for being a goof husband - then, when it got here for the Mega-Couple to tie the knot, that they had the "actual" Lana Del Ray carry out the marriage reception. Oh, and there is additionally that point Kanye West lured 112 out of retirement to sing one other medley sonata, this time over FaceTime, on account of geographical constraints.
Wiz Khalifa Hints At New Music With Lana Del Rey
The last we heard from Wiz Khalifa, he was holding it down on Logic's Bobby Tarantino 2 standout "Indica Badu." In fact, many fans felt as if Wiz came through for his best verse in recent memory, a sentiment echoed by Logic himself during an interview with Zane Lowe. The return to form bodes well for his disciples, as response to his recent single "Captian" proved slightly lackluster. Still, the future may very well bode well for Khalifa; he previously told fans that he was working on some "amazing" music, and that his new album would be out when it was finished. To be honest, we're not quite sure what to expect from this one. Today, however, we may very well have a look at one the project's potential guest stars.
Wiz took to Instagram to share a picture himself and Lana Del Rey, in what looks like a smoking session sorts. At least, Wiz seems to be smoking; Lana appears content to simply bask in the aroma. It's hard to say whether or not this meeting transpired in and around a recording studio, but the caption may very well hold the answers we seek. In it, Wiz poses an open question, inquiring "If we made a song, what would it be about???" A betting person might venture that marijuana, nostalgia, or unrequited love are likely themes.
Are you looking forward to a Wiz Khalifa & Lana Del Rey collaboration? It wouldn't be the first time Lana has dipped her toes in the hip-hop pool; she previously linked with A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, and The Weeknd for "Summer Bummer Remix" and "Lust For Life" respectively.
Man Allegedly Attempting To Kidnap Lana Del Rey Arrested In Orlando
A man has been arrested in Orlando after posting “cryptic and threatening” posts about Lana Del Rey on Facebook, according to the Orlando Sentinel. The 43-year-old Michael Shawn Hunt was reportedly apprehended outside the singer's concert at the Amway Center Friday night. Hunt was arrested on aggravated stalking and attempted kidnapping charges. He was carrying a 3-inch folding knife.
The report states that police received a tip about Hunt's posts from a caller. Officers deemed the situation a "concern for public safety." The exact wording the threat has not been shared by police, but other posts on a page reportedly belonging to Hunt featured a few posts referring to Lana and his desire to be with her. This included a video post on Wednesday where Hunt stated, “I’m going to probably finish out her tour with her, obviously, and dance and talk and figure out what we’re going to do.” On another post, a Facebook friend Hunt's wrote, “Wow, I’m so happy for you Michael Hunt. I hope she makes you happy when you finally stalk her down and get your hands on her!”
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According to Florida Department Corrections, Hunt has served five separate prison terms. The charges include "burglary an occupied structure, grand theft a motor vehicle, grand theft with a firearm, forgery and possession and sale marijuana."
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Despite the thwarted threat, Lana Del Rey's show went on as scheduled. On Saturday, she thanked fans in Orlando for their support. "Orlando! Fort Lauderdale! Miami! Thank you so much for coming out and making those shows totally crazy and keeping the energy high," she wrote on Twitter. "We’re all feeling super lucky after a couple days amazing shows." Lana will perform in Atlanta, Georgia tonight. Her L.A. to the moon tour features support from Kali Uchis and Jhene Aiko. Find the full list dates here.
Radiohead's Publisher: "No Lawsuit" Filed Against Lana Del Rey
Days ago, Lana Del Rey shared a social media post about against her — particularly “Get Free,” f her album Lust For Life.
Apparently the issue in question, the song’s similarity to Radiohead‘s “Creep,” has not sparked a lawsuit. The band’s music publisher has spoken out to set the record straight, after the singer tweeted the following.
While “Get Free” undeniably has some similarities to “Creep,” Radiohead insists there is no lawsuit — at least not for now. A spokesperson from Warner/Chappell says the part about wanting “100% the publishing” is untrue.
Official Radiohead Statement
“As Radiohead’s music publisher, it’s true that we’ve been in discussions since August last year with Lana Del Rey’s representatives. It’s clear that the verses ‘Get Free’ use musical elements found in the verses ‘Creep’ and we’ve requested that this be acknowledged in favour all writers ‘Creep.’ To set the record straight, no lawsuit has been issued and Radiohead have not said they “will only accept 100%” the publishing ‘Get Free.’”
Lana Del Rey Being Sued By Radiohead Over "Creep" Similarity In "Get Free"
Lana Del Rey, known for her spacey musical compositions that have featured collaborations from hip-hop superstars like The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky and Playboi Carti, is in a whole bunch trouble with the attorneys representing living musical legends Radiohead. It seems the band and their representatives believe that Del Rey may have been a little too "inspired" by their 90's classic "Creep" and are taking swift legal action as a result.
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The songstress, who has been romantically linked to G-Eazy in the past as well, admitted that the rumors a lawsuit were true, explaining things in detail over Twitter:
"It’s true about the lawsuit," she said. "Although I know my song wasn’t inspired by 'Creep', Radiohead feel it was and want 100% the publishing - I fered up to 40 over the last few months but they will only accept 100." Unfortunately, that wasn't enough to appease the opposition, but Del Rey isn't about to back down. "Their lawyers have been relentless, so we will deal with it in court," she added.
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While Radiohead haven't ficially commented on the lawsuit as a band, they're definitely nowhere to be found in the credits. Only Del Rey, Kieron Menzies and Rick Nowels are seen in the credits for the track, which is f the Lust For Life album. Listen to both below and judge for yourself.
Radiohead Sues Lana Del Rey for Ripping Off Their Biggest Song
America’s sweetheart Lana Del Rey is finding herself in some legal trouble over a song from her recent album Lust For Life…
Radiohead says LDR’s “Get Free” sounds far too similar to their 1993 breakout single “Creep.” The songstress stands by her song and insists it wasn’t inspired by Radiohead’s most famous release.
Apparently LDR has fered up 40% the song’s earnings over the past few months but Radiohead isn’t settling for anything less than 100%. Unfortunately, with both artists firmly standing their ground, the next step is court.
In a recent tweet, Lana informs fans the lawsuit:
As it stands, co-writers Kieron Menzies and Rick Nowels are credited on the track along with Del Rey. Her album Lust for Life has achieved chart-topping success in the US and the UK.
Radiohead have yet to comment on the situation.
Listen to “Get Free” and revisit “Creep” below — what do you hear?!
Lana Del Rey – Get Free
Radiohead – Creep