For the first time since the split of Oasis, Noel Gallagher has comforting words for his brother, Liam. The former Oasis singer, whose band Beady Eye, which featured the remaining and final Oasis line-up split up in October. Noel told Q magazine, "I’m very fucking sad about Beady Eye, because I know they really wanted to make it work. I wanted it to work for them. I was out with Gem Archer the other night. The vibe I’m getting is that it was a shock, although not completely surprising.” Noel then commented on what his baby brother's next movie should be, saying, "“I’m amazed Liam has chucked it in, but he won’t stay out of the limelight for long. I think Liam should make a solo record – put his balls on the line, put his name up in lights and go for it.”
Former Beatle Ringo Starr has confirmed he will release a new solo album in either February or March. The drummer never gave a specific title or actual release date but gave a vague idea since he will be hitting the road with his All-Starr band around that time.
Speaking to AllHipHop, former Tribe Called Quest member Ali Shaheed Muhammad confirmed he is working on his sophomore solo album and a record with Adrien Younge. He said, "I’ve been working on a solo record, so that’s something for my 2015. I’m doing a couple of things. There’s a record with Adrian Younge. He and I are working on an album together. That’s slated for early 2015. I’m working on my solo record for mid-2015.
It’s interesting. There’s nothing out there that sounds like what [Younge and I] are doing. It’s pretty exciting."
RiFF RaFF never ceases to amaze his fans and audience, the rapper is currently training with Hulk Hogan to become a professional wrestler. No word if the Neon Icon will be signed to WWE or another syndicate, but if you follow him on social media you can track his progress.
Lil' B took to Instagram to confirm that he and Frank Ocean are working on music together and posted a photo of the two in the studio. No word if this is for Ocean's upcoming album or for a B project of his own.