Mixtape Music News

1.’When A Man Loves A Woman’ singer Percy Sledge dies at the age of 73….

In breaking music news, R&B crooner Percy Sledge, who topped the chart with “When a Man Loves a Woman” in 1966, sadly passed away this morning in his Baton Rouge, Louisiana home, according to ABC News. He was 73. While there are no more further details, Sledge is survived by his wife and children.

2.Brace yourselves….One Direction has begun working on their ‘post-Zayn’ album….

It’s official, One Direction has begun working on their first album since Zayn Malik left the group last month. This morning, the new found quartet released heir first promo shot since Malik’s departure, with member Liam Payne revealing the news on Twitter.

“1st day writing the album it’s gunna be a great day!” he tweeted, later adding, “Huge day of writing so excited the team never stop! Wonder what tomorrow’s writing will bring.”


Are you gays and gals excited for new music from ‘1D?’ Hmmm…this news also gets me thinking of the first music that the Spice Girls put out after Ginger Geri Hallowell suddenly split from the group. You may remember this one, the heart wrenching (at least for me it is) ballad called, “Goodbye.” Sigh…

3.Drake weighs in on THAT Madonna kiss…

By now, all of us  have seen the clip of that slobbery Drake/Madonna Coachella kiss (there’s no need to relive it), and now Mr. Dreezy himself is weighing on the tonsil debacle. So, why did the ‘Take Care’ crooner have that disgusted look on his face? Turns out, it was Madonna’s…..”gnarly lipstick” that grossed him out. According to, it was also said that the now infamous sloppy smooch wasn’t planned, and that Madge was just supposed to dance around him on the chair..


4.Christina Aguilera drops a new country track, y’all!

Christina Aguilera is bringing the country on a brand new track called, ‘The Real Thing. ‘The Voice’ diva, who recently teased that she is werkin’ it with Pharrell on her new album (!), recorded the twangin’ tune for her appearance on ABC’s ‘Nashville,’ which is set to air tomorrow night. If that’s not enough of an XXXtina country music ho-down for you, don’t get your assless chaps in a twist (ouch), because another track called ‘Shotgun’ will be unveiled during her second appearance on the hit show next week. Meanwhile, get lost in ‘The Real Thing’ below, y’all….

5.THIS video of Jennifer Hudson singing while going through a drive thru…

It’s Jennifer Hudson….doing carpool karaoke….while going through a drive thru….does it really need an explanation?


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