Amada Records' Recording Artist Katie Bates Is Dropping A Surprise EP Called 'Filter'


Katie Bates is a Cincinnati based pop singer-songwriter whose upcoming EP, “Filter”, due out on March 22nd, contains influences of electro-pop, alternative, and RnB. One of the featured songs on Katie’s upcoming EP is “Naked”, which we’ve got ready for you to enjoy right now.

Listen to “Naked” and connect with this talented artist on her social media. Also, stay tuned in to DCWS because we’ll be sharing our exclusive interview with Katie very soon and featuring the “Filter” EP on the 22nd.

The EP was distributed by award winning record label Amada Records.

Connect with Katie Bates: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

J. Prince Puts Out the Call to Find YBN Almighty Jay's Attackers & Return His Rap-A-Lot Chain


Over the weekend (March 8), YBN Almighty Jay was jumped in a brutal altercation while roaming the streets of NYC. Jay, who was hospitalized as a result of his injuries, was also robbed of several valuables including his Rap-A-Lot Records chain, which is now reportedly being passed around the boroughs. Rap-A-Lot ceo J. Prince posted a PSA Monday (March 11), calling out the alleged attackers by name to return Jay's chains before things get taken to the next level.

"Mob Ties Call To My Real Street N----s Around The World But Especially On The East Coast In The Bronx. There’s A Clown By The Name Of Zae And His Crew Who Want To Become Famous By Bragging About Robbing Rap Industry N----s," he wrote. "They Recently Bragged About Robbing The Artist YBN Almighty Jay Whom I’m Invested In. They’ve Robbed Him Of His Money And Jewelry Including A Rap-A-Lot Piece. So Therefore They Have Robbed A Piece Of Me."

Prince then summoned a few NYC natives to get in contact with the robbers to help squash the beef. "This Is A Perfect Opportunity To Execute Our Unity Where We Don’t Allow Moment Thinkers To Muddy The Water Over The Movement. With That Being Said To The Homies In The Bronx If Any Of These Clowns Are Yall’s Family Or Friends Speak Now So We Can Get An Understanding. To Ignore This Is A Recipe For Disaster. Other Than That It’s These Clowns Vs The Realest N----s In Every Hood Around The World And That’s The Meaning Of Mob Ties," he concluded.

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Nicki Minaj Raves About London Show on Queen Radio Episode 12: 'I Had the Time of My F---ing Life'


In the midst of the U.K. leg of her European Nicki WRLD TourNicki Minaj returned with the latest episode of Beats 1's Queen Radio on Tuesday morning (March 12). Once DJ Boof ran through a plethora of Minaj tunes, Nicki finally arrived nearly 90 minutes late, thanks to her driver getting lost and some London bumper-to-bumper traffic caused by rain.

Still, the 35-year-old seemed to be in a more upbeat mood after tearing down the O2 arena with a memorable performance that went on without technical difficulties. "Whenever you're in London, you might as well be in Queens. London knew every single fucking thing. They know 'LLC,' 'Coco Chanel' -- they knew everything," she said about Monday night's crowd.

"I don't like having to shorten my show today," Minaj stated. She then brought in a few special guests to take part in Queen Radio, all of whom made appearances during the dynamic London performance hours prior. British artists Yxng Bane, Ms Banks, Stylo G and Lisa Mercedez each popped into the studio at various times, as Minaj gushed over their musical talents, accents, relationships and Stylo's Jamaican roots.

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Migos to Perform at Nickelodeon's 2019 Kids Choice Awards: Exclusive


The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards are getting bad and boujee. Billboardhas learned Migos will take the stage to perform a medley of their hits at this year’s show, which will air March 23, hosted by DJ Khaled.

The multi-platinum trio also will be joined by Grammy-winning record producer and songwriter DJ Mustard, with whom they collaborated in January on the earworm “Pure Water.”

Migos are nominated for their first KCA this year, in the category of favorite music group. The appearance in front of Nickelodeon’s primary audience of kids, tweens and teens is the latest extension in what’s shaping up to be another banner year for the act and its members.

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