WORD ON THE STREET: 04-06-10

BDAYS
1.  CANDACE CAMERON  –  ACTRESS
2.  ZACH BRAFF  –  ACTOR
3.  PAUL RUDD  –  ACTOR
4.  MARILU HENNER  –  ACTRESS
5.  JOHN RATZENBERGER  –  ACTOR
6.  MERLE HAGGARD  –  LEGENDARY COUNTRY SINGER
7.  BILLY DEE WILLIAMS  –  ACTOR
8.  ANDRE PREVIN  –  CONDUCTOR & COMPOSER
9.  BUTCH CASSIDY  –  LEGENDARY WILD WEST OUTLAW
10.  JASON HERVEY  –  ACTOR

WHAT’S IN DRE’S POCKET!???
I dunno if you’re as excited as we are for this… BUT apparently Dr Dre has a NEW single & its called “Under Pressure”  (FINALLY!!!)

Could this be signs of things to come!??  We hope so…

WOTS… in a recent interview w/ the New England Sports Network promoting the “Beats” by Dre headphones, Jimmy Iovine stated that the super producer has a new single “in his pocket”!

“Hopefully we’ll be releasing that in the next two weeks or so… And I’m definitely gonna be putting out the album this year. Finally. I think everyone is gonna be happy with it.”
– Dr Dre, CNBC

MAN!  We hope this is true… we hope he keeps to his word!!!  (fingers crossed)

If & when the long awaited “Detox” album drops, this will be Dre’s 1st studio album since 1999.  As far as the material is concerned… the Dr isn’t talkin bout the same ol’ “BS”

“I had to come up with something different but still keep it hardcore, so what I decided to do was make my album one story about one person and just do the record through a character’s eyes, and everybody that appears on my album is going to be a character, so it’s basically going to be a hip-hop musical”
– Dr Dre, MTV (2002)

Now we know that this album was suppose to drop years & years ago, but if Jimmy Iovine is speaking any truth to this rumored new single… then we definitely have hopes!

Let’s just hope this time it’s for real!!!

TOURING w/ RIRI
So who’s hitting the road w/ Rihanna?  (No not Kanye… no it’s not Chris Brown either)

WOTS… Ke$sha & Nicki Minaj will be joining the Barbados diva on the road for her “Last Girl on Earth Tour”

According to sources, the tour will be kicking off in Seattle on July 2nd & wrap up in August in Chicago

Rihanna will be stopping by a total of 25 cities… NO she’s not coming here to Houston (BOOO!)

But if you do happen to be following her shows, check out the schedule here:

THANK DRAKE LATER
So one of the most anticipated albums of the year has been pushed back!

Drake’s “Thank Me Later” is now set to drop on June 15

The rapper’s current single “Over” is sitting pretty amongst the top 20 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart

PUBLIC ENEMY IN NORTH CAROLINA
If you happen to be out in Raleigh on September 11, then you may wanna check out the Hopscotch Festival!

Recent announcements have placed the hip hop pioneer Public Enemy as one of it’s headliners!!!

The festival will take place over a span of 3 days & will also feature acts like:

  • Panda Bear
  • Broken Social Scene
  • War On Drugs
  • All Tiny Creatures
  • and more…  (more bands to be announced on April 12)
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