Rewind: Who Did What In Music News This Week
Why are people raising hell about The Game‘s Jesus Piece album art? Is Lil Wayne okay? And who is Stevie Wonder singing “Happy Birthday” to now? The answers to these questions and more with the top five stories you need to know about before the week is out.
#1 Blood of Christ: The Game Baptized By Fire For Gangster Jesus Album Art
The Game now finds himself responding to an onslaught of negative criticism following the release of the cover art for his upcoming album Jesus Piece. The image shows Jesus Christ with a blinged-out necklace and a “Jesus piece” medallion hanging around his neck; a tattoo tear on his cheek; and wearing a red bandanna mask, which represents Game’s Blood gang affiliation. Check out what the people are saying here.
#2 Name On: Beyonce And Jay-Z Lose Bid To Tradmark Blue Ivy
Shortly after Blue Ivy was born, her parents, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, petitioned to trademark her unique name. But it seems someone else already owned the rights to the moniker. Find out who, here.
#3 Jockin’ My Style: Yung Joc Begs Gucci Mane For More: “This Time Go Harder”
Now yet another “Trap God” target – Yung Joc– has addressed the attack on record, and his response: “Keep dissin’ me, Gucci Mane– please.” Here‘s the beef.
#4 Funny Business: John Legend Inks Sitcom Deal Based On His Life
John Legend is taking his talents to the world of television comedy. The nine-time Grammy winning singer-songwriter has just sold an untitled sitcom based on his life. Find out what’s so funny about Legend’s new venture, here.
#5 United We Stand: Stevie Wonder Rocks The UN With Sting, Wyclef And More
Stevie Wonder helped celebrate the birthday for the United Nations in the General Assembly Hall. The U.N. turned 67 and Wonder turned to some friends to help kick off the celebration. See it here.
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