Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Quick News

The mother of the late Tupac Shakur, Afeni, is "committed" to release all of her son's "entire body of work." In a statement to Billboard magazine, Afeni said, ""I believe it is our responsibility to make sure that Tupac's entire body of work is made available for his fans. My son left many incomplete pieces and even more unfinished ideas. Using the blueprints he gave us, I am committed to fulfilling this duty." Tupac's music and estate is being handled by Jampol Artist Management, who also hold the estates of The Doors, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, and many others.

Milo Cordell, one half of English electro band The Big Pink, has left the band. The other founding member, Robbie Furze vows to continue running the band.

It was revealed on Twitter on Wednesday that Portugal. The Man are currently in the studio working with mega producer Danger Mouse. No word as to when a new LP will be released, but the band has hinted in the past that something will come out this year.

Speaking of Danger Mouse, he reportedly will be working with Frank Ocean on the follow-up to one of last years best albums, Channel Orange. Ocean, also revealed to BBC DJ Zane Lowe that he is "10, 11 songs deep" into his new record.