(News) Beyonce Drops Surprise Album w/ 15 Songs & 17 Videos!

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Christmas comes early for Beyoncé fans. In the biggest surprise move of the year, the pop superstar quietly released her fifth studio album to iTunes on Friday.

“Surprise!” tweeted Bey moments after the midnight launch.

The visual album, simply titled BEYONCÉ, features 14 songs and 17 videos, with contributions from Jay Z, Drake, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Pharrell, Timbaland, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams, and even her daughter Blue Ivy.

The videos were shot throughout the world in New York, Paris, Sydney, and Rio de Janeiro during her worldwide “Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.”

“I didn’t want to release my music the way I’ve done it,” said Bey. “I am bored with that. I feel like I am able to speak directly to my fans. There’s so much that gets between the music, the artist and the fans. I felt like I didn’t want anybody to give the message when my record is coming out. I just want this to come out when it’s ready and from me to my fans.”

She has also premiered the first part of “Self-Titled,” a mini documentary feature that offers a glimpse into the entire project. It details her mind-set and artistic vision throughout the making of BEYONCÉ.

See the tracklisting below and head to iTunes to get your copy for $15.99. Individual songs will be available for purchase on December 20.

BEYONCÉ SONG LIST
1. “Pretty Hurts”
2. “Haunted”
3. “Drunk in Love” (Featuring JAY Z)
4. “Blow/Cherry”
5. “No Angel”
6. “Yoncé/Partition”
7. “Jealous”
8. “Rocket”
9. “Mine” (Featuring Drake)
10. “XO”
11. “***Flawless” (Featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
12. “Superpower” (Featuring Frank Ocean)
13. “Heaven”
14. “Blue” (Featuring Blue Ivy)

BEYONCÉ VIDEO LIST
1. “Pretty Hurts” – Directed by Melina Matsoukas
2. “Ghost” – Directed by Pierre Debusschere
3. “Haunted” – Directed by Jonas Akerlund
4. “Drunk in Love” – Directed by Hype Williams
5. “Blow” – Directed by Hype Williams
6. “No Angel” – Directed by @lilinternet
7. “Yoncé” – Directed by Ricky Saiz
8. “Partition” – Directed by Jake Nava
9. “Jealous” – Directed by Beyoncé, Francesco Carrozzini & Todd Tourso
10. “Rocket” – Directed by Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Bill Kirstein
11. “Mine” – Directed by Pierre Debusschere
12. “XO” – Directed by Terry Richardson
13. “***Flawless” – Directed by Jake Nava
14. “Superpower” – Directed by Jonas Akerlund
15. “Heaven” – Directed by Beyoncé & Todd Tourso
16. “Blue” – Directed by Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Bill Kirstein
**BONUS VIDEO – “Grown Woman” – Directed by Jake Nava

(Video) DJ B-Lord feat. 2 Chainz & Ben G “Game Like A Gamecock” (Official Music Video)

The official visuals for DJ B-Lord’s “Game Like A Gamecock” featuring 2 Chainz & Columbia native and Brick Squad Monopoly’s own Ben G find the SC DJ driving from Florence to Columbia for a “Hookah House Party!” Once at his second home in Columbia, B-Lord spikes the hookah pipes w/ Happy Juice & all heaven breaks loose in the living room, kitchen, hallways, bedrooms and bathrooms!! Chics kissing chics, Happy Juice in rotation, smoke filled dominoes games and more! Shot by Kass of iKutt visuals, co-directed by DJ B-Lord and co-starring Spiff Kidz. #CarolinaGlobal

(Mixtape) DJ B-Lord #ZOOVIE: The SCSU 2013 Homecoming Mixtape

 

The SCSU Campus Activity Board and DJ B-Lord come together to bring you #ZOOVIE: The SCSU 2013 Homecoming Mixtape. This is the official soundtrack to one of the biggest HBCU Homecomings in America! Don’t let the little town of Orangeburg SC fool you! Sh*t goes down in O-burg SC for SCSU’s homecoming! Listen, download and share! Follow @SCSU_CAB for ticket info! Follow @djblord for daily updates leading up to Homecoming: Saturday November 9th, 2013! #ZOOVIE

Listen & download below

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(Sports) USC’s Spurrier Seems Unsure When Asked If Jadeveon Clowney Wants To Play

Clowney came to the coaches before the game and said that bruised ribs that kept him from practice Thursday were too sore for him to play.

So the 6-foot-6, 274-pound All-American watched the Gamecocks’ 35-28 win against Kentucky from the sidelines, chatting with teammates as South Carolina lost a large lead for the third straight game.

If Clowney “wants to play, we will welcome him to come play for the team if he wants,” Spurrier said after the game. “But if he doesn’t want to play, he doesn’t have to play. Simple as that.”

On Sunday, Spurrier reclassified Clowney’s injury as a muscle strain. Spurrier said the frustration he expressed a day earlier was a result of how late Clowney waited to tell his coaches he wouldn’t play.

“It was just we didn’t know he wasn’t playing until right before the game,” Spurrier said. “That is always a little frustrating. Usually the trainer or doctor comes and tells you this guy is out, and that did not happen last night. But on the other side if a player is in pain and can’t play, I don’t want him to play. None of us do.”

Asked about Clowney’s commitment to the Gamecocks, Spurrier said, “You’ll have to ask him that.”

Spurrier’s kept Clowney on a short leash with the media since early August, letting him speak only after games. Spurrier said that would change this week to give Clowney a chance to explain his injury.

Defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward said Saturday he thought Clowney would play during the team’s walk-through and was surprised when he learned he wouldn’t be playing.

(Video) Roam Bad Daddy – “Kill Me” Official Video (Pure Pain Records)

The saga continues for Pure Pain Records. With new music and videos coming soon, Bad Daddy drops the long awaited vid for “Kill Me” one of his more powerful and reflective songs.  Pure Pain said years ago that “Only God Can Stop Us.” With the passing of Camoflauge and the incarceration of Pure Pain’s CEO, it looks like Pure Pain is sticking to their words. #StayTuned

(News) DJ B-Lord Nominated for Two Global Spin Awards

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South Carolina’s DJ B-Lord Nominated for 2 Global Spin Awards!

September 30th, 2013 — We are excited to announce that South Carolina’s own DJ B-Lord has been nominated for not one, but two Global Spin Awards! DJ B-Lord, who is known for breaking new music and setting trends in the Southeastern US, is being recognized by the biggest awards organization for DJs in the world! B-Lord has been nominated for  “Southeast Club DJ of The Year” & “Southeast Mixshow DJ Of The Year”! The premier award ceremony will take place on Monday, November 18th, 2013 in New York City at the New York Times Center in Manhattan, and will be hosted by MTV’s Sway. Joining B-Lord in the elite circle of GSA nominations include DJ Khaled, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Funkmaster Flex, DJ Drama, Kid Capri, Grey Street and many more.

If you’re not familiar with the Global Spin Awards, they can be compared to the Grammys for musicians, or the Academy Awards for the film industry. The GSA’s spotlight DJs around the nation who are trailblazers, making moves to build their empires, while still doing what they do best – rocking the crowds.

B-Lord has always been known around the Carolinas for being the best at keeping the crowds moving in the clubs. In addition to consistently DJing at clubs around the Carolinas 3-5 times a week, he currently has his own syndicated mixshow (Flight School Radio) running on three different stations: Coast 97.3 Wilmington NC, 99.3 The Box Charleston SC, and WYNN 106.3 Florence SC. He also has his own mixshow (Flight School) on HOT 103.9 in Columbia, SC Monday thru Saturday every week. As if that isn’t already enough, B-Lord also currently has a creative endorsement deal with Grey Goose for his own signature drink “B-Lord’s Happy Juice”. With of all that under his belt, it is easy to see why he’s nominated for the prestigious awards.

For more information about DJ B-Lord, or for bookings, interview scheduling, etc, contact bookdjblord@gmail.com

For more information about the Global Spin Awards, visit globalspinawards.com

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About DJ B-Lord:

The most interesting DJ in the South is a good way to describe “The Mighty” DJ B-Lord. With humble beginnings in rural South Carolina DJ B-Lord has clawed his way into Hip Hop history with a relentless work ethic and incredible ear for music.  He rocks parties 3-5 nights a week, radio mixshow 6 days a week and drops 3-4 classic and groundbreaking mixtapes a year. His lifelong love affair with all things Hip Hop has allowed him to become (and remain) relevant in the club circuit, the mixtape and radio mixshow arena.

Contact: Tony Marcus

bookdjblord@gmail.com

917-332-7560

(Video) Spiff Kidz “Clap Yo Hands” (Behind The Scenes)

The Spiff Kidz drop this behind the scenes video of Clap Yo Hands. The actual video drops this Sunday. Shot at Bike Week 2k13…..looks like somebody had some m’fuckin fun!! I don’t know about that “No drinkin” part tho @KingSpiff

(Kicks) Release Reminder – Air Jordan 4 “Fear” Saturday Aug 24th

After droppin’ the glow in the dark junts last Saturday, Jordan goes back to back w/ the 4 retros and drops the “Fear” this Saturday, August 24th. Guess we’ll be seeing alot of these at Soundstage Saturday night. Some dudes just can’t wait to rock their new releases.

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