Kanye West, Backstreet Boys, TGT and more to release new albums this summer
Summer 2013 is just about here and what is summer without some of the best music to play while at the beach or BBQ. Here are five artists you will want to check out this summer as they all release new albums and tours.
5. KANYE WEST – With all the talk surrounding Kanye and Kim’s new baby, Kanye has remained busy working on his upcoming solo album. Kanye West who in recent days has gone on a rant about the paparazzi, and not to mention the stop sign incident in Beverly Hills. Still, the rapper is focused on his new album and is preparing to perform live on the season finale of Saturday Night Live. For Kanye’s latest album some of the collaborators are John Legend, Kid Cudi, Daft Punk, Skrillex and Big Sean to name a few. Kanye has teased fans with the June eighteen release date. As for how the album sounds or what fans can expect, according to industry insiders and his label who have heard the album. Some have said it’s dark, edgy and has Kanye doing a lot of sh*t-talking. Also, a few songs have been leaked, tracks such as “Awesome,” “I Am God” and single “New Slaves.” It all seems to be shaping up to be another classic Kanye album as fans are sure to be more satisfied with Kanye’s much anticipated upcoming sixth solo album. Look for it in stores June 18th.
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4. SHORTY PHRESH – Fresh on to the hip hop scene, Shorty Phresh is ready to take on the world of hip hop and show fans that femcees are here to stay and just as talented as their male counterparts. Born in Northern California and raised in Vegas, this femcee is ready to show the world what she is made of. Now, the femcee is preparing to release her upcoming project ‘Seats Taken,’ this summer and re-release her single ‘We Can Start An Epidemic.’ Shortyphresh.com
3. JONTRELL – With a voice that will make anyone turn their head, Jontrell is an up and coming R&B artist with a talent for singing and playing the piano. Jontrell is a true musician who knows how to carry and play a tune. Recently, Jontrell was featured in Coast 2 Coast Magazine along with singing in front of major music label executives. Keep your eye on this raising star as he prepares to release a new project this summer. www.jboonepressonline.com
2. BACKSTREET BOYS – Having just celebrated their 20th anniversary as a group the Backstreet Boys are making way to release a new album and this time it includes Kevin Richardson. Kevin who left the group to focus on his family more has now returned, as now the hit boyband of the 90’s is back with all five members, a new album and tour this summer. Backstreet is back alright but honestly they never left, for Brian, AJ, Nick and Howie continued on as a group as well as putting out solo projects. Now, all five members are back with a new album ready to drop soon and their latest single ‘Permanent Stain’ already getting rave reviews. ‘In a World Like This’ to be released July 30th.
1. TGT – For all you true R&B fans, the guys of TGT that is Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank, have something in store for you this summer. These three gentlemen are bringing that good ole’ R&B back, starting with their latest single ‘Sex never felt better.’ The fellas of TGT are also preparing to release a brand new album titled ’3 Kings,’ and the title fits just right. As each member is truly a king in the R&B genre, they are all veterans with many up and coming artists aspiring to be like them in some way. They have all had tremendous success as solo artists, now the ’3 Kings’ are teaming up to bring back that good ole’ R&B. Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank are preparing to release their new album ’3 Kings’ soon through Atlantic Records.