People Turned Super Bowl Sunday into Janet Jackson Appreciation

Janet Jackson has already confirmed that she will not be performing at the Super Bowl alongside former collaborator Justin Timberlake. Black Twitter supported her on Super Bowl Sunday with the hashtag #JanetJacksonAppreciationDay.

People on Twitter Turned Super Bowl Sunday into Janet Jackson Appreciation Day

Twitter rallies behind Janet Jackson on Super Bowl day.

Janet Jackson Shuts Down Super Bowl Performance Rumors

Janet Jackson put the speculation to rest through an Instagram post.

How Ty Dolla $ign Fell in Love with J Dilla’s Music

You might know Ty Dolla $ign for his pop hits and his platinum records, but he's a real artist's artist with a deep love of funk, soul, R&B, and hip-hop. When we talked to Ty for our Music Life profile, he broke down in detail how he first discovered legendary hip-hop producer J Dilla and why he loves his music so much.

From hearing Dilla's production for Slum Village, A Tribe Called Quest, and Janet Jackson to eventually meeting him, Ty had a lot to say about one of his “favorite producers of all time.” Ty also revealed that Knxwledge, who collaborated with Anderson .Paak on the NxWorries project, had recently sent him some beats too. Hopefully we'll hear the results of that in 2018.

In the meantime, watch Ty Dolla $ign talk about J Dilla above and watch the full Music Life profile below. See where his album Beach House 3 landed on our Best Albums of 2017 list here.

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How Charles D. King Won Oscars and Made Millions With Multicultural Movies | Blueprint

Charles D. King made history as he rose from the mailroom of William Morris Agency to its first African-American partner, spearheading the careers of everyone from Oprah and Tyler Perry to Missy Elliott and Janet Jackson.

In our new episode of Blueprint with Complex's Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever, King chronicles how he left WME to launch Macro, a multicultural media company responsible for Fences, one of 2016's biggest films.

Watch King's full interview above and subscribe to Complex to catch upcoming episodes of Blueprint

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Joe Budden and DJ Akademiks Debate Who the Best Rapper Alive Is

On today's episode of Everyday Struggle, Joe Budden and DJ Akademiks answer the question: who is currently the best rapper alive? Is it Drake? Kendrick Lamar? Jay Z?

Additionally, Budden and Akademiks break down the Janet Jackson divorce rumors and determine if she is actually a scammer. In related relationship drama, the guys discuss the rumored Quavo and Karrueche romance and ponder what Chris Brown's true feelings are. To wrap up, Budden and Akademiks talk about the potential Timbaland and Pharrell beat battle and who would win. 

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The Chainsmokers, Migos & More Reveal Their Favorite Superbowl Halftimes Of All Time

In anticipation of Lady Gaga’s halftime performance at this Sunday’s Superbowl, Billboard reached out to several of music’s most notable figures to ask their favorite and most memorable halftime shows from history. From Migos to The Chainsmokers to Mike Will Made It, the music industry’s most recognizable names chimed in to give their best Superbowl throwbacks just in time for this weekend’s game.

Andra Day, Mario and The Chainsmokers’ Alex Pall said that, in their opinion, the best halftime show ever was performed by the late Michael Jackson during Superbowl XXVII. Even though Jackson was his favorite, Alex Pall said that from now on, Bruno Mars and Beyonce should take over halftime shows.

“We still don’t know how he teleported around the stadium like he did but it was the most awesome thing ever. But since Michael is gone, we need to just let Beyonce and Bruno do every Super Bowl henceforth, no discussion. I’m pretty sure the entire world would get on board with this plan.”

Jeezy was in agreement with Pall, as he cast his vote for Bruno Mars’ Superbowl XLVIII show. “I like that guy, man. We should get in the studio — I have to hit him up.”

Migos’ Quavo said that Janet Jackson’s Superbowl XXXVIII show was the most memorable, while Chase Bryant chose The Rolling Stones and their Superbowl XL performance.

Finally, Mike Will Made It chose Beyonce as his favorite halftime performer, citing her iconic Superbowl 50 showcase.

 

Source: Billboard | Image: Rukes

This article was first published on Your EDM.
Source: The Chainsmokers, Migos & More Reveal Their Favorite Superbowl Halftimes Of All Time

Is Deep Dish Making a Come Back?

Listen here: Is Deep Dish Making a Come Back?

Just minutes ago Deep Dish posted an update to their Facebook Page with a simple link to their website http://www.deepdish.com/ and an image previewing a new song. The countdown has begun and in 70 days Deep Dish will be making an announcement of some sort.

If you’re not familiar with Deep Dish, they are a duo that consist of Ali “Dubfire” Shirazinia and Sharam Tayebi. Deep Dish was made popular for their remixes of Madonna, Janet Jackson, Cher and Gabrielle as well as one of my favorite all time songs “Party All The Time.”