Last night (June 22) on the latest episode of So You Think You Can Dance, contestants Sasha and Alexander performed their dance routine to Diddy-Dirty Money & Skylar Grey‘s “Coming Home”. The performance tells the story of soldier coming home from Afghanistan to his wife.
You can view the entire segment below via YouTube.
“Coming Home” Routine on So You Think You Can Dance | YouTube ::
Strictly Rhythm Records will release the latest edition of their official compilation series on June 21 in the U.S., this time mixed by Dirty South. The Strictly Dirty South 2-Disc compilation features “Coming Home (Dirty South Vocal Mix)” – Dirty South’s official remix of the hit Diddy-Dirty Money feat. Skylar Grey track.
Check out the 13-minute video promo (with “Coming Home (Dirty South Vocal Mix)” starting at 6:55) along with an excerpt from its press release below, and click the compilation’s artwork to view AmazonMP3′s special Deluxe DJ Edition of the release.
Strictly Dirty South – Official Promo | YouTube ::
“….Strictly Rhythm is pleased to announce that superstar Producer/Remixer/DJ Dirty South has been chosen to compile and mix the latest installment of its acclaimed compilation series….Strictly Dirty South marries classics from the Strictly Rhythm catalogue with exclusive edits and the most up front Dirty South favourites currently on the scene…..Dirty South stormed into 2011 with a fresh rinse of Diddy-Dirty Money featuring Skylar Grey’s Billboard smash single “Coming Home,“ was featured at Masquerade Motel and sold out his “Starphazing” event at Mansion during Miami Music Week.
CD One is a look back at some of the bigger moments on Strictly Rhythm and in clubland over the years.
CD Two is full of current club bangers….as well as plenty of remixes and productions from Dirty South, including his Diddy-Dirty Money – “Coming Home” remix….”
Strictly Dirty South (Deluxe DJ Edition) | AmazonMP3 ::
If you’ve been able to catch Ms. Grey‘s recent radio appearances, or seen her “Dance Without You” teaser, you know that she’s been performing a special medley of several of the hooks that she’s written and performed – the medley comprises of sections of “Coming Home“ (Diddy-Dirty Money), “I Need A Doctor“ (Dr. Dre & Eminem), and “Love The Way You Lie“ (Eminem & Rihanna).
Ms. Grey posted a video of the original medley on The Grey Area late last night, and you may view the video below.
The Grey Area – Skylar Grey Hook Medley | YouTube :: “….One peculiar night, I found myself in a gloomy hotel room with a villainous man, a piano, and a camera. Many things happened. This is one of them. Since then, I have performed this 3-hook medley on the radio numerous times, but this is the real thing. Enjoy. -SG….”
Now that Diddy-Dirty Money have completed their Coming Home Tour, Diddy is preparing to release a DVD containing footage from the tour, entitled Coming Home: Uncut. The film will be directed by David Kalani Larkins, who also shot footage for the official “Coming Home“ music video. You can watch a teaser for the upcoming film release below, including a few glimpses of Ms. Grey herself!
At Diddy-Dirty Money‘s concert last Saturday night (May 7th) at Club Nokia in Los Angeles during their Coming Home Tour, Ms. Grey joined them onstage to lend her talents to their performance to “Coming Home“. Rap-Up has exclusive video of the performance which you can view below!
Diddy-Dirty Money & Skylar Grey – “Coming Home (Live in L.A., (7-MAY-2011)” | YouTube ::
During Monday Night Raw’s May 2nd televised birthday celebration for The Rock, WWE chairman Vince McMahon presented him with a video montage set to Diddy-Dirty Money (feat. Skylar Grey)’s “Coming Home“, as a special welcome back to WWE. You can now watch The Rock’s special video montage via YouTube below!
WWE Raw – “Coming Home (The Rock Montage)” | YouTube ::
The Las Vegas Sun has featured an article about the songs chosen by the fighters as their walk-in themes at this past weekend’s UFC 129. Mark Hominick picked Diddy-Dirty Money (feat. Skylar Grey)’s “Coming Home“, and you can read the following excerpt mentioning the song, or the full article by clicking the logo below.
UFC 129 Walk-In Music – Confidence Is The Name Of The Game | Las Vegas Sun :: “….Hominick came in to Diddy’s “I’m Coming Home” featuring Skylar Grey. The Canadian, from Ontario, was indeed coming home, as he fought his first UFC fight in his home country. Lyrics like, “Back where I belong, yeah I never felt so strong” cemented his local hero status as he was coming off a five-win streak….”
Diddy-Dirty Money (feat. Skylar Grey)’s fan-favorite “Coming Home” will be featured on the upcoming volume 38 of the Now That’s What I Call Music! compilation series! The album will be released on May 3rd, and you can pre-order the album on Amazon by clicking its artwork below.
Now That’s What I Call Music! 38 Pre-Order | Amazon ::
In Touch Weekly magazine has also made mention of Ms. Grey in their recent Seen & Heard column, in regards to her recent surprise appearance with DJ Kaskade in Las Vegas last month. Click the column below to view the column full-size.
Be sure to tune in to the upcoming MTV O Music Awards, as Ms. Grey will be one of the presenters! The awards take place this Thursday (the 28th) at 8PM Pacific/11PM Eastern, live on www.OMusicAwards.com. Click the photo below to view more info on the awards.
MTV O Music Awards | Official Site ::
PopCrush has also reported that Chrysler has teamed up with Dr. Dre in order to promote their new 300 S model luxury Sedan, the speaker system for which was designed by Dr. Dre for his Beats by Dre brand. The TV promo features part of “I Need A Doctor”, including Ms. Grey’s vocals at the end of the promo. Watch it below!
Dr. Dre – Chrysler 300 S TV Promo | YouTube ::
And finally, the Vocal Mix of Dirty South‘s remix of “Coming Home” by Diddy-Dirty Money feat. Skylar Grey is now available to buy on iTunes. Click its artwork below to buy it!
Skylar Grey & DJ Kaskade – “Coming Home” Live @ Marquee (17-APR-2011) | YouTube ::
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WeRPaparazzi.com has posted some pro-shot photos from Ms. Grey’s recent performance of “Coming Home” with DJ Kaskade. Check ‘em out below!
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In addition to her recent Tweet, Beatweek Magazine has posted an article about Ms. Grey‘s surprise appearance onstage with DJ Kaskade earlier this evening at the Marquee nightclub in Las Vegas, performing “Coming Home”. You can check out the article by clicking the photo of Ms. Grey and DJ Kaskade below!
Skylar Grey Live w/ DJ Kaskade | Beatweek Magazine ::