Yesterday was Kid Cudi's 35th birthday which led to many within the music trade to want Cudder a cheerful birthday. After all, the artist has accomplished lots in the case of altering hip-hop's sound and he's accountable for influencing artists like Travis Scott and those that have partaken within the melodic rap wave. To rejoice his large day, the rapper obtained to hang around with a few of his finest pals, who additionally occur to be some fairly well-known names. I imply who else would have Kanye West, Timothée Chalamet, and Pete Davidson at his birthday dinner.
In addition to the three well-known pals, Kim Kardashian was there as properly and took a photograph of the group which was then later posted to Cudi's Instagram account.
The foursome regarded fairly comfortable collectively, regardless of Pete being a little bit of a Kanye critic when he carried out on Saturday Night Live in October. Regardless, the image was taken on the restaurant Nobu in Malibu and we gotta say, there will need to have been some fairly fascinating conversations occurring at that desk.
Kanye and Cudi have been frequent collaborators because the late 2000s and most lately launched their first joint album collectively titled Kids See Ghosts.
DMX Will Be Released From Jail Tomorrow After Serving A Year For Tax Fraud
X is coming dwelling after a 12 months in jail for tax fraud.
Back in March of 2018, rapper DMX was sentenced to a 12 months in jail for tax fraud. He had pleaded responsible a lot earlier within the fall however was solely sentenced in March. According to Vulture, DMX had really been locked up in January because of Oxycodone and Cocaine utilization. At the time he was given court-ordered drug therapies and since he was skipping out on these, he was put in jail.
As reported by Vulture, DMX’s lawyer was excited to announce that the rapper will likely be coming dwelling tomorrow.
“I spoke to him; he’s very blissful,” Richman stated. “He’s wanting ahead to being dwelling. He’s by no means been hotter than now — folks have been searching for him out throughout. He’s terrific; he’s been terrific.”
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DMX was initially alleged to be launched on January 27th, however there’s a clause that states prisoners who’re scheduled to be launched on the weekend, will be eligible to be launched a pair days earlier. A policy document on the matter says: “Whenever doable, inmates will likely be launched on the final previous weekday if their projected launch date falls on a weekend or authorized vacation.”
Prosecutors initially needed to provide DMX a 4 to five-year sentence, however his attorneys have been in a position to work it right down to a 12 months. He will now be topic to a few years of supervised launch.
Big Boi Mourns Death Of Omar Phillips, Drummer For Outkast, Usher
The musician handed away of congestive coronary heart failure on the age of 48.
Omar “Marruchi” Phillips was honored and mourned on Monday, January 14, by family and friends who attended his funeral service on the Antioch-Lithonia Missionary Baptist Church. The Atlanta native, who had performed alongside many celebrated acts like Usher, Mary J. Blige, Arrested Development, New Edition and Outkast, was remembered with sort phrases after the service social media.
Big Boi shared a clip of a drum line efficiency that befell through the funeral service in reminiscence of the Stankonia Studios home drummer. “Rip @omarphillipsdrums #Sons of Thunder,” he wrote within the caption.
Arrested Development's frontman, Todd "Speech" Thomas, who had toured with Phillips for years, additionally shared some reminiscences of the late artist.
“Omar Phillips was the consummate percussionist and drummer with the center and soul of ATL in his veins! He toured as Arrested Development’s drummer for a few years all through Europe, Australia, U.S. and Japan. He was all the time enthusiastic about reaching the youth and educating them the talents to alter their lives. So he volunteered to show at my and my queen’s premiere arts college. He was an throughout man of the individuals, however particularly Atlanta.”
“Omar was a really encouraging individual,” Arrested Development singer, Tasha LaRae, recalled. “I keep in mind sharing numerous concepts I had for my music and locations I dreamed of performing, and he would constantly push me to go for it. He believes exhausting. He cherished his household, buddies, friends and music. He noticed one of the best in individuals and made certain to cheer you up should you have been feeling down. He will actually be missed by anybody who’s ever had the pleasure of crossing his path. May he Rest In Peace.”
See How Quickly Calvin Harris Makes An Average Person's Salary
Big-time musicians make bank. But how do their incomes compare to average salaries? Beyond eclipsing most salaries, musician income data may surprise you.
Magnetic Mag took the challenge to see how quickly the highest paid musicians in 2017 make an average salary. The publication took average salaries from five jobs:
- Truck drivers – $41,340/year
- Elementary school teachers – $59,020/year
- Registered nurses – $68,450/year
- Real estate brokers – $79,340/year
- Software developers – $100,080/year
Then, they compared those salaries to musician incomes to see how quickly those musicians earned those salaries. Plot twist: the sampled musicians made the above salaries incredibly quickly. For example, Calvin Harris would make the average truck driver’s salary in 2 hours and 43 minutes. The Chainsmokers make an average real estate broker’s salary in 18 hours and 17 minutes. Tiësto makes an average software developer’s pretty great $100k salary in a little less than a day.
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Anyone with a normal salary reading this feeling discouraged yet? If you’d like to learn more, head over to Magnetic Mag‘s breakdown of the study. Prepare some tissues for the tears.
FKA Twigs Stars In Trippy New Commercial For Apple's HomePod
FKA Twigs broke out from independent music circles to captivate a larger, more mainstream audience with her warped and utterly contemporary take on pop and R&B. This elevated platform has given the British songstress a more easily-recognizable presence, which has in Twigs being tapped by major companies to hawk their products international advertisement campaigns.
The "Two Weeks" singer has lent her face and dancing acumen to Google for their Google Glass product, as well as legendary sportswear brand Nike.
In this Spike Jonze-directed clip, Twigs tones down her afruturist aesthetic in favour more modest threads, simply wearing a white long-sleeved tee and a pair hip-hugging jeans. The premise the clip is quite simple, Twigs is depicted as a working woman whose life appears to be pretty monotonous and banal. Upon returning home from work, she instructs Siri to play a song that she likes, which prompts the HomePod to begin blasting a new Anderson .Paak track called "'Til It's Over."
As Twigs begins to inhabit the song's groove and dance around her apartment, her living space begins to shape shift and expand into a surreal dance floor. The singer/dancer even becomes a duplicate for a brief segment, transforming her life's mundanity into something more exciting and dreamlike.
Peep the clip below:
Monday Motivation: Tag Someone Who Has No Reason To Stress
Three artists collaborated remotely on Instagram from Florida, New Orleans, and Los Angeles.
Poducer , singer , and guitarist joined IG-forces to deliver an important message: Never let people, your job, or even the bills stress you. May these few seconds music inspire a blessed week.
Check out their Insta-collab below.