10.27.2011

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982, in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago, but moved to the Queens borough of New York City at age five. She is a recording artist signed to Young Money Entertainment. She attended Elizabeth Blackwell Middle School 210, where she played the clarinet. She graduated from LaGuardia High School where she specializes in music and the visual and performing arts and has participated in the drama program. 
Minaj began her music career in 2007 after she released her first mixtape Playtime Is Over. The mixtape was followed by the mixtapes Sucka Free and Beam Me Up Scotty which were released in 2008 and 2009, respectively.
Her first label success was after fellow American rapper, Lil Wayne
She released her debut album, Pink Friday, released on November 19, 2010. A buzz single, "Massive Attack", was released in April but the first official single is "Your Love". She released a joint single with The Black Eyed Peas front man, will.i.am titled, "Check It Out". "Moment 4 Life" was released as the fourth overall single. "Super Bass" was released in May 2011, the reception of the single was huge after the single charted within the top 10 in many of countries including; United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Canada and more.
Pink Friday became a commercial success, peaking at the top of the U.S. Billboard 200. and was later certified Platinum by the RIAA a month after its release. She became the first artist ever to have seven singles on the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time. "Your Love" reached number-one on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs chart, making Minaj the first female artist to top the chart unaccompanied since 2002. She also became the first female artist to be included on MTV's Annual Hottest MC List


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When you think about Nicki Minaj, you think crazy wigs, crazy duds, and crazy faces. In an interview with Vibe Minaj discussed her sexual image stating, "[w]hen I grew up I saw females doing certain things, and I thought I had to do that exactly. The female rappers of my day spoke about sex a lot... and I thought that to have the success they got, I would have to represent the same thing. When in fact I didn’t have to represent the same thing."
Influences
Minaj has stated that artists who have influenced her musical style include Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, Lil Wayne, Lauryn Hill, Jadakiss, Natasha Bedingfield, Foxy Brown, Lil' Kim and Missy Elliott. She was also inspired by Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Jones and Cyndi Lauper.

17 Things You Didn’t Know About Her
Well, there are a lot of things you maybe didn’t know about the “Super Bass” star!

#1. Nicki’s real name is Onika Tanya Maraj, a Trinidadian name. You can kinda see the “Nicki” part in “Onika!”
#2. Her life hasn’t always been peachy keen for Nicki. According to Minaj, her father drank heavily, took drugs, and once tried to kill her mother by setting the house on fire.
#3. Nicki Minaj has created a lot of alter-egos! She claims the song “Bottoms Up” is sung by her twin “Roman Zolanski.” And on her appearance on ‘The George Lopez Show” this year, she assumed a Latina alter-ego named “Rosa!”
#4. Though Nicki Minaj prefers men, she dislikes being labeled ‘straight’ or ‘bisexual,’ saying “The point is, everyone is not black and white. There are so many shades in the middle…”
#5. Nicki Minaj was discovered by Lil’ Wayne, who was featured on the same rap-mix DVD.
#6. Nicki has thrown down with Usher, Drake, Young Money, P. Diddy, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Ludacris, Eminem, Rihanna… In 2010, Nicki was featured on fourteen songs in the Billboard Top 100.
#7.What Job Did Nicki Minaj Have As a Teen?  Nicki worked at Red Lobster in the Bronx! 
#8. Nicki Minaj was the first female rap artist to perform at Yankee Stadium!
#9. She is 28-years old. She’s an ’80s baby just like Ke$ha!
#10. Nicki Minaj won this year’s BET Award for Best Female Hip Hop Artist. Last year she won the BET awards for People’s Champ, Rookie of the Year, and Made You Look categories. She’s been nominated for a Grammy award, MTV VMA award, and Teen Choice Award.
#11. Nicki Minaj has supported a number of charitable organizations, one of the most recent being her contribution to the “Songs for Japan” compilation CD, which raised money for the victims of the Japan earthquake. She also performed at Green Auction: A Bid To Save The Earth in NYC in March 2011. The event raised over $2 million for environmentally conscious charities.
#12. What’s Nicki Minaj’s Favorite Fast Food? Popeye’s Chicken!
#13. Nicki Minaj has two brothers and one sister. Sounds like a big, fun, Trinidadian family!
#14. How Tall Is Nicki Minaj? Nicki Minaj packs a punch in a 5’4″ frame!
#15. Does Nicki Minaj Care About Being Sexy? Not really! In an interview with Interview, Minaj said, “I made a conscious decision to try to tone down the sexiness, I want people -especially young girls- to know that in life, nothing is going to be based on sex appeal. You’ve got to have something else to go with that.”
#16. What she loves most are her shoes! She told OUT magazine that she doesn’t date women… but she also doesn’t date men. She probably wants to date her platforms! Lil Wayne bought Nicki Minaj a pair of $3,965 Louboutins, which she wore on the Ellen Degeneres Show.
#17. Minaj has one tattoo of the traditional Chinese characters "上帝與你常在" on her left arm, meaning, wich means "God is always with you."

10.03.2011

Jessie J

 
Jessica Ellen Cornish 27 March 1988 (age 23) Redbridge, London, UK. Better known by her stage name Jessie J, is an English recording artist, singer and songwriter, currently signed to Island Records. 
Her debut single, "Do It Like a Dude", was released in November 2010 two on the UK Singles Charts, and her debut album, Who You Are, was released in February 2011 and charted at number two on the UK Albums Chart. "Price Tag" reached number one in the United Kingdom for two weeks, Ireland and New Zealand, and reached the top 10 in nineteen other countries. After the release she went on to release a third single from the album, "Nobody's Perfect" which she labelled the song as one of her favourite songs on the album. On 10 August 2011, Jessie J revealed that her album's fourth single would be "Who's Laughing Now".
She began her career as a songwriter for artists including Chris Brown, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera. The Brit behind Miley Cyrus' "Party in the U.S.A", Jessie J, has stepped out into the light to claim her own fame. 
She went through High School and began channeling down her talent again when completing her study at the BRIT school and joining an-all girl group. Although she's in the entertainment business, she is far from the wild life full of drugs and alcohol. Jessie has confirmed she is bisexual. After weeks of speculation, Jessie J confirmed on 2 August 2011 that she would be shaving her hair off for charity in 2012. Speaking via her official Twitter account she said: “It’s hair, It will grow back. Even if it takes 2 years, if it saves lives it’s worth it. Even if its 1 life that’s something.”
On 12 June 2011 at the Capital Radio Summertime Ball, she ruptured several tendons in her foot during rehearsals, and performed her set the following day while sitting on a gilded throne on the MTV Video Music Award´s as the guest.

10.02.2011

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10.01.2011

Justin Bieber News!

The new Justin Bieber's Christmas Album "Under the Mistletoe" cover is ready! 
Taylor Swift co-wrote a song with Bieber, according to producer's Twitter. Bieber has been working hard on new music, both holiday-themed and other. When MTV News caught up with him earlier this summer, he wanted his fans to know that anything is possible on his next album. "[I'm] writing about how I feel and producing. I've been producing on my laptop and on my computer," he said. "I've been really into it and, hopefully, this next album will be huge."

He added, "I've done a lot on my acoustic guitar, so it's gonna have that vibe," he explained. "I'm not gonna really limit myself. I think music is music, and genre — I mean, I know there's country music, there's rock music, but my music is different. My voice is not meant for any style. I just want to make music."

Justin Bieber en Argentina

El próximo 12 y 13 de Octubre, Justin Bieber va a presentar en la Argentina, sus discos My World y My World 2.0. en marco de la gira "My World Tour Worldwide, LatinAmerica". El majestuoso show, se realizara en el Estadio Monumental de River Plate, ambos dias. La segunda función, fue agregada ya que las entradas de la primera se agotaron en muy poco tiempo, dejando a miles de fans sin su entrada. Esta segunda funcion no se agotó, pero si sus mejores entradas, dejando lugar solo en las plateas mas alejadas. Los tickets van desde los U$S 35 hasta los U$S 300 aproximadamente, sin costo de envio.

Bieber trae 120 personas de su staff técnico, entre ingenieros y técnicos. Y 75 toneladas de equipo. Las Beliebers argentinas tienen preparadas muchas sorpresas, entre ellas soltar globos violetas, celestes y blancos cuando el intérprete cante Baby. Con esto se busca formar el color de la bandera de Argentina pero sobretodo el favorito del artista. Además comprar guantes blancos y celestes para que cuando Justin Bieber interprete la canción Love me, hagan la forma de corazón con las manos.

Corren muchos rumores acerca de la venida de Justin a Argentina:
-Que venga Selena Gomez y/o Usher y/o sus amigos
-Que va a ser el "Chico Sabado Bus"
-Que va a ir al programa de Susana Gimenez CONFIRMADO 

Lista de pedidos:  
- Para el cuidado de su pelo: shampoo, acondicionador y una secadora nueva.
- Un platón grande de jamón de pavo, verduras semi cocidas y variedad de frutas.
- Agua embotellada de diferentes marcas, agua con vitaminas y tés verdes.
- En su camerino, sus platillos favoritos " spaghetti a la boloñesa" y "tiras de pollo", todo esto para ocho personas.
- Además, en el camerino debe haber un sillón love seat, uno más grande y dos lámparas de iluminación profesional.

Rerpertorio de canciones: es de norteamerica, pero se supone que va a ser similar, no salio un repertorio especifico para el latin tour.
Parte 1:
-Love Me
-Bigger
-U Smile
-Runaway Love
-Never Let You Go
-Favorite Girl
-One Less Lonely Girl
-Somebody to Love
-Pray / Overboard
-Never Say Never
Medley 1: tampco sabemos cual de todas hará
-OMG
-Hey, Soul Sister
-Down
-My Love
-Beautiful Girls
-Billionaire
-Nothin' On You
Parte 2:
-Up
-That Should Be Me
Medley 2:
-Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
-Walk This Way
Parte 3:
-Eenie Meenie
-One Time
-Down to Earth
-Baby


Plano del estadio:

Podemos ver que el artista demuestra estar muy emocionado por su gira en latinoamerica y sorprendido de sus fans. Ayer comenzó el tour latinoamericano en México y cumplió el sueño de ser OLLG a una niña, que "competira" con las otras elegidas en cada show, para ser parte de su proximo video "Latin Girl".
Algunos tweets que hizo respecto:

Y le encanto su habitacion del hotel de Mexico! como para no..

YO NO ME LO PIERDO, VOS?

1 Clothing Article, 3 Outfits!

ERRO T-shirt 
 -Alexander Mcqueen handbag
-Leather pants
-Forever 21 bracelets
-Ruthie Davis bootie
-Marc Jacobs watch
 -Aviator sunglasses
- Givenchy tote
-Guiseppe Zanotti booties
-Rick Owens jacket
-Betsey Johnson watch
-Leather shorts
 
-H&M sunglases
-Jeffrey Campbell boots
-Marc Jacobs watch
-Brown jean shorts
-Cherchbi handbag