For The First Time Ever, A Black Woman Will Be Headlining Coachella
Queen B headlining one of the most popular music festivals in the country is exciting for more than the simple fact that she is Beyoncé: She’s also the first solo female artist to headline Coachella in the last decade and the first black woman ever to headline the California-based festival.
Since Coachella’s inception in 1999, only two women have headlined the star-studded festival. Before Beyoncé, Bjork headlined the festival in 2007 and once before that in 2002. Portishead ― a three-person English rock band whose lead singer is a woman ― headlined Coachella in 2008.
Top Dawg Entertainment head honchos, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, ScHoolBoy Q, Isaiah Rashad, and Jay Rock sat down with Hot 97 for an interview and they announced that Jay Rock’s album should be done in about a month (or two) and that ScHoolBoy Q is working on his next album and Isaiah Rashad and Ab-Soul are also working on some music as well. Happy to see that all the TDE men are working and producing content for their fans.
In addition to announcing new music on the way, TDE also spoke on the Charleston Church shooting after being asked about the incident in their interview.
Fox’s latest hit show “Empire” is taking heat for the usage of using the word ‘Empire’ for the shows name. A record label known as Empire Distribution is claiming that their image is being damaged and Fox has no right whatsoever to use their company’s name.
Although Empire Distribution may not ring any alarms, the record label has worked with big artists including Sean Paul, N.O.R.E, and Kendrick Lamar. Specifically, the label claims the make-believe label on Fox’s show is managed by a “homophobic drug dealer prone to murdering his friends” and is wrecking the labels actual brand… Whewwwww!