Archive for June 8, 2012

The Platters singer Herb Reed Dead at 83

Herb Reed who has died aged 83

Herb Reed was the only member of the US group The Platters to appear on all 400 recordings by the band. Famous for the songs Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Only You and The Great Pretender, The Platters were founded by Reed in 1953.

The singer’s manager said he died after suffering from chronic heart disease.
The entire line-up of The Platters had been replaced, apart from Reed who continued to tour and performed up to 200 shows a year. The original line up included Zola Taylor, David Lynch, Tony Williams and Paul Robi.

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Waka Flocka- Triple F Life

So as has become the norm, rappers are releasing an album before the album. So here is Waka Flocka’s album before the actual album- Triple F Life. Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj, Drake and Meek Mill are some of the features on the album…before the album.

Frank Ocean- Pyramids

Here’s Frank Ocean’s first drop off his upcoming album Channel Orange. It’s 10 minutes long, so get comfy. After the jump you can check out dates for his upcoming concert.

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Ice Age- Continental Drift Trailer w/ Nicki Minaj & Drake

So we don’t get to hear what Nicki and Drizzy sound like as mammoths, but we do get a sneak peak of what they will look like. Not to mention, this movie looks pretty funny. Hopefully it’s better than the last one.

Kim K Buys Kanye West $750,000 Lambo

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What does the woman who has everything get the man who has everything for his birthday? If you’re Kim Kardashian, you buy your boyfriend Kanye West a rare $750,000 Lamborghini. Ball so hard! Read more

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