Music Pills [Week #6 – VMAs 2012 Winners Edition]
This past week VMA’s was the highlight of the screen so why not dedicated this Music Pills serie to three of the winners of the biggest MTV event of the history?
Let’s start with Ri-Ri, Video Of The Year’s winner:
Fans might have gotten a taste of what Rihanna is cooking up for her just-announced 2013 Diamonds World Tour during Thursday’s 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
The tour is set to kick off in March in Buffalo, New York, before making its way around North America with stops in Chicago, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, according to a press release. This North American leg of the tour will wrap up in May at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, which should make her mentor Jay-Z happy. He’s the director of Brooklyn Arena LLC, the company that owns Barclays.
Additional dates are expected to be added. Fans can pick up tickets early for this group of shows during the pre-sale, which begins September 14. Rihanna has not yet announced who will be hitting the road with her next year.
In occasion of his recent graffiti exhibition in New York, Chris Brown (VMAs 2012 winner for Best Male and Best Choreography) has been interviewed by FUSE.TV and talked about his meaning of art.
“It’s about life, that be dance or music or painting, doesn’t matter, the aptitude is the same. I do what I have intended and if someone likes it, it’s even better” he said.
Forbes released their annual Top Hip-Hop Earners list today and Drake (Best Hip Hop winner) managed to grab the No. 6 spot with $20.5 million he made this year. Also worth mentioning, is the fact that 4 members from Young Money made it into the top 10 list. Congratulations to Drake and the Young Money crew.
1. Dr. Dre: $110 million 2. Diddy: $45 million 3. Jay-Z: $38 million 4. Kanye West: $35 milliom 5. Lil Wayne: $27 million 6 Drake: $20.5 milliom 7. Birdman: $20 million 8. Nicki Mianj: $15.5 million 9. Eminem: $15 million 10. Ludacris: $12 million
There are other news you heard about VMAs winner that caught your attention?
Did you expect a new tour of Rihanna or Drake in the most hip hop earners?
What do you think about Chris Brown graffiti art?