Her name is Alyssa Brianne Bernal, 19 years old Mexican-American/Hispanic native was born and raised at San Antonio, Texas on December 22, 1989. Three years ago she put herself on YouTube and ever since then she’ve got loads of continuous support and love which brought the attention of Pharrell & American Music Group. Known as hchsknights08 on Youtube, Alyssa has become a famous teen female singer with over 180,000 subscribers on Youtube. She chose hchsknights08 as her screen name because, hchsknights is the name of her cheerleading team and she said, “If I only knew that this will be big then I should’ve chose Alyssa Bernal or something.”
She attracts every person who visits her channel everyday. Teens like her admires her so much because, she has a talent to share and a really kind heart. On October2008, after making videos that catapulted her to a much-deserved fame, American Music Group gave her a deal. She began recording her first single, “Never Woulda,” with Martin Terefe early January 2009 for her as yet untitled debut album for a 2009 release on American Music Group, the lead single Never Woulda is now available oniTunes. Check out some of the videos which gave her the Fame she deserves from Youtube.
Alyssa Bernal – Hey Love (Original)
Alyssa Bernal – Poker Face (Lady Gaga Cover)
Alyssa Bernal – My All (Mariah Carey Cover)
Alyssa Bernal – Save Me From Myself (Christina Aguilera Cover)
Alyssa Bernal – Killing Me Softly (Roberta Flack Cover)
Saul Milton, one half of London drum & bass production pairing Chase & Status, is flagging. “We’ve just had an all-nighter,” he says groggily, explaining the absence of band mate Will Kennard. “Social life has taken a battering, I need to see my girlfriend and my family more. It’s just non-stop.” Meanwhile, Pharrell Williams demanded a studio summit with the duo after seeing them at a UK festival this summer. “He came and he watched our set and he came over afterwards and said ‘Hey love what you guys are doing, I really want to get in the studio with you’. “We actually met up in the studio a week later, only for a couple of hours for a chit chat. “We’re going to collaborate with him in a future and that’s real exciting because he’s one of our heroes, one of our idols, someone we’ve looked up to for forever. It’s mind blowing basically to get accolades from people you’ve respected for so long.”
Nigo is working on a Compilation album called „Tokio Suite Selected By Nigo“ which is due November 25th. The Park Hyatt Tokyo is the lucky recipient of a collaboration with Nigo. To celebrate their 15th anniversary, the Park Hyatt asked Nigo—who has spent time in the 50th floor’s Tokyo Suite—to compile music tracks for a special edition CD that evokes Tokyo’s mixed cultures. Nigo is fusing underground beats and the hotel’s modern luxury vibe through music. The aptly named ‘Tokyo Suite Selected By Nigo’ contains not only hip-hop, but house and lounge beats from the late 80s and early 90s by Japanese artists.
And just as with anything that Nigo releases, the November 25 debut and sales of the CD will be extremely limited, appearing only in Bapeflagships, at the Park Hyatt Tokyo’s gift shop, and at Bape’s US online store. There once was a time when we would make sure to collect whatever CD the hotel were staying at was pimping, but now that hardly anyone buys actual discs anymore we’ve overcome this urge. This being so limited edition however causes our desire to own hotel CDs to re-flare. Anybody heading to Tokyo this winter?
Nigo – Tokio Suite Selected By Nigo (2009) (November 25th)
01 – Tinnie Punx Seiko Ito & Tinnie Punx – Bronx Tokyo
02 – World Piece / Haruo Konda – O-Zone / Gymnopedie No.1
03 – TPO – Hiroshi’s Dub (Savanna Mix)
04 – Natural Calamity – When You Gonna Wake Me Up
05 – OOIOO – On Mani
06 – Subliminal Calm – Faint Signs – Piano
07 – Cornelius – Star Fruits Surf Rider
08 – Plastics – Peace
09 – Luv Master X – Sentimental Dub
10 – Nigo – Freediving feat. Ben Lee (Stereo MC’s Remix)
11 – Mute Beat – After The Rain
12 – Yen Town Band – Sunday Park
13 – Rip Slyme – Time To Go
Another Neptunes track off Shakira’s new album just leaked (a snippet) on the Amazon site called ‘Long Time’. After listening to the snippet, you immediately realize that you have heard this tune before, it pretty much is the same tune of Latrelle from her debut album “Dirty Girl, Wrong Girl, Bad Girl” back in 2001. The tune is not completely the same as Latrelle’s ‘Long Night’ though I gotta say it does sound pretty good. The funny thing about Latrelle is she also has a recycled beat of Clipse from their unreleased album ‘Exclusive Audio Footage’ from 1999 called ‘You Don’t Even Know featuring Pharrell & Kelis’. By the age of 19, Latrelle had recorded Dirty Girl, Wrong Girl, Bad Girl, her first album. Latrelle’s first single House Party was produced by TheNeptunes who produced 6 songs on her Arista album. Latrelle has had an ongoing relationship with them ever since. Pharrell calls her his little sister. In spring of 2001, Latrelle finished her long awaited debut album “Dirty Girl, Wrong Girl, Bad Girl“, the project was scheduled to be released months later in October, the first single “Dirty Girl” was released along with a remix with then label mate T. I. . While the single had little impact on radio, it received heavy airplay in clubs and appeared on several mixtapes, the album was later pushed back to April 2002.
In fall of 2001, many songs from the album still unmastered began circulating on the internet including the planned second single “House Party” (later renamed “House Call). By the end of the year the majority of the album had been leaked. with many songs produced by The Neptunes, the album was praised heavily giving Latrelle an online fanbase. In December 2001, House Party was released as a follow-up single to “Dirty Girl” and became a minor hit on the Hip-Hop/R&B Charts. Jointly signed to Babyface’sNuAmericaEntertainmet label and Arista, there were several setbacks due to contract agreements which put the album’s release in jeopardy, along with disputes regarding rather the album had “Hit Potential“. Later, Edmonds decided to move his label to Interscope Records, this move conflicted with the release of both Latrelle and then label mate Robin Thicke’s debut projects along with Edmond’s 8th studio album and all were eventually cancelled, Thicke followed Edmonds to Interscope and Latrelle stayed with Arista, the video for “House Party” was released the week of the album’s scheduled release date. with no further release date set for the project, Latrelle parted ways with the label in early.
Bust open the kegs. Jay-Z is bringing his tour to college campuses and he’s brought along a few friends. Rap-rock outfit NERD, D.C. rapper Wale, and Roc Nation newcomer J. Cole have been announced as supporting acts on Jay-Z’s North American tour. Wale broke the news to Rap-Up TV at the VMAs earlier this month. The Live Nation production will make 24 stops at a mix of college campus arenas and traditional venues starting at Penn State University on October 9. Jay-Z is about to be all over the map. The music impresario will hit the road this fall for a tour in support of The Blueprint 3. Catch him performing past and present hits during the outing, which kicks off October 9 in Pennsylvania. Tickets have already gone on sale for select cities. Thanks To Brain.
The NERD ~ Jay-Z Tour Dates
09th – Bryce Jordan Center – University Park, PA
10th – Bank Of Kentucky Center – Highland Heights, KY
13th – Rexall Place – Edmonton, AB
14th – Pengrowth Saddledome – Calgary, AB
15th – Prospera Place – Kelowna, B.C.
16th – General Motors Place – Vancouver, B.C.
17th – Key Arena – Seattle, WA
21st – Eastern Michigan U/Convocation Center – Ypsilanti, MI
23rd – Wachovia Center (Powerhouse) – Philadelphia, PA
24th – Dunkin’ Donuts Center – Providence, R.I.
25th – Mullins Center – Amherst, MA
27th – 1st Mariner Arena – Baltimore, MD
28th – Value City Arena – Columbus, OH
29th – John Labatt Centre – London, ON
30th – Bell Centre – Montreal, QC
31st – Air Canada Centre – Toronto, ON
1st – Scotiabank Place – Ottawa, ON
7th – Fresno State/Save Mart Center – Fresno, CA
12th – University Of Illinois – Assembly Hall – Champaign, IL
19th – Tingley Coliseum – Albuquerque, N.M.
20th – Don Haskins Center – El Paso, TX
21st – United Spirit Arena – Lubbock, TX
22nd – Frank Erwin Center Arena – Austin, TX