According to Life+Times, Jeezy’s CTE imprint has signed a deal with Roc Nation. More details to come. (more…)
Eminem managed to land his entire discography in the Billboard charts this week. His Marsha Mathers 2 LP sold 793,000 in its first week. Check out the numbers below:
1. The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (793,000)
30. The Marshall Mathers LP (10,000)
58. The Eminem Show (7,000)
64. Recovery (7,000)
94. Curtain Call (5,000)
115. The Slim Shady LP (4,000)
158. Encore (3,000)
159. Relapse (3,000)
According to Billboard, Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2 could sell 700-750k in its first week, marking his seventh consecutive No. 1 album. Eminem’s last album, 2010′s “Recovery,” sold 741,000. It will also be the second-biggest sales week of the year for an album, surpassed only by the debut of Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience,” which opened with 968,000.
Friday’s show in Anaheim, Ca had already beennpostponed due to “production logistics,” but it was announced today that the entire tour is on hold after some essential props were destroyed in an accident.
“Yesterday, on the road to Vancouver, a truck carrying The Yeezus Tour’s custom-made video truss and 60-ft circular LED screen was in an accident that damaged the gear beyond repair,” a spokesman for Island Def Jam Music Group said in a statement (more…)
It looks like Chris Brown will spend up to 3 months in a Malibu rehab facility for his anger problems.The singer was arrested 2 days ago for allegedly punching a man in the face.
TMZ reports that the move could be a way to avoid jail time:
And, as we previously reported, Brown’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, knows it’s very likely the judge in the Rihanna case will revoke Brown’s probation, which could put him behind prison bars for up to 4 years. The rehab move is an act of good faith, showing Brown is dealing with his problems.