MUSIC NEWS// Nicki Minaj Returns To Twitter, Big Sean Talks Diplo-Produced Single & MorePublished by Blair Bedford on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 9:49 am.
1. Nicki Minaj Returns to Twitter
Nicki Minaj put her Barbies out of their misery today by reactivating her Twitter account this morning (April 24).
As previously reported, Minaj deleted her Twitter account a little over a week ago because a fan site leaked some of her music. She talked about the rash decision on U.K. late-night talk show The Graham Norton Show and hinted at a return. [MORE]
2. Big Sean Talks Diplo-Produced Single With Mike Posner
In addition to his own new music and collaborations with the G.O.O.D. music crew, Big Sean has a new radio single in the pipeline with his old friend Mike Posner. In a recent interview with Elitaste, Sean talked about the song, which will be called “Top of the World” and was produced by the indie hit-maker Diplo. [MORE]
3. Nipsey Hussle Talks Rick Ross, Gangbanging and Going Indie
More often than not, the road to the top of the hill isn’t a straight one—it’s filled with turns, twists, and maybe even a few potholes. Few know this better than Nipsey Hussle. The South Central MC was one of hip hop’s most promising up-and-comers back in 2009, when he signed a deal with Epic Records after a flurry of buzzed-about mixtapes.
Widely considered the West Coast’s next superstar, he recorded with Drake and Lloyd, hopped on the all-star “We Are the World” remake after the Haitian earthquake in 2010, and was featured on the cover of XXL magazine’s annual Freshmen issue, which spotlights rap’s most likely to succeed. However, he parted ways with Epic and his management team last year, and is now back at square one, grinding as an indie artist once again. [MORE]