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 ::
Within a May 2nd press release, Los Angeles Times Magazine has reported that Ms. Grey will be featured on the cover of their upcoming June issue! No other Grey details about the issue have been released yet, but you can read the press release by clicking the logo below.
May 2nd Press Release | Los Angeles Times Magazine ::
Ms. Grey has now opened an official Tumblr page, known as The Grey Area. Click the logo below to view her first post, and sign up to stay up-to-date on her posts! Also check a brand new video of Ms. Grey performing “Love The Way You Lie” right below the pic!
Ms. Grey’s Official Tumblr – The Grey Area | Tumblr ::
Skylar Grey – “Love The Way You Lie (Live)” | 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.
BMI’s (Broadcast Music, Inc.) M. Sean Ryan has written a MusicWorld feature on Ms. Grey which was posted online last night, detailing some of her recent success, and her current process recording her upcoming debut album and working relationship with Alex Da Kid. Check out an excerpt below, or click the logo to read the full article.
MusicWorld – The Shadow and The Spotlight: Skylar Grey | BMI :: “….If there’s a thread coursing through Skylar Grey’s hot-streak, it’s UK beat-making phenom Alex Da Kid. The prolific producer’s towering, dystopian soundscapes have proven an ideal foil to Grey’s emotive vocals….though she admits that non-acoustic composition is different, Grey has no desire to work with another producer. “It requires little effort to communicate ideas across,” she says, “it’s natural. We’re both brutal about stuff—we don’t get precious….we have clashes all the time. I think there’s no other way to make great music with somebody—you have to disagree….“
During the 2011 MTV O Music Awards (streaming live at www.OMusicAwards.com), Ms. Grey introduced Lupe Fiasco prior to his performing “The Show Goes” live on stage. You can now watch Ms. Grey’s presentation video below!
Skylar Grey Introducing Lupe Fiasco @ 2011 MTV O Music Awards | YouTube ::
MTV’s RapFix has posted a feature article on Ms. Grey in response to the release of the official Lupe Fiasco+Skylar Grey “Words I Never Said” music video. Check out an excerpt below, and click its title to view the entire article.
RapFix – Skylar Grey Becoming Hip-Hop Hook Queen | MTV :: “….while the striking Ms. Grey was not featured in the clip, her haunting and soaring vocals left an impression, matching well with director Sanna Hamri’s politically charged visuals and Lupe’s earnest rhymes over Alex Da Kid’s dramatic production….”
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The full-length Sanaa Hamri-directed music video for Lupe Fiasco‘s “Words I Never Said” (feat. Skylar Grey) has just premiered! You can stream it below via MTV, or catch it playing on any of MTV’s television channels.
Full-Length “Words I Never Said” Music Video | MTV ::
MTV Buzzworthy has just posted a :30 video preview of the music video for “Words I Never Said“, Lupe Fiasco‘s current single featuring Ms. Grey. The full video premieres tomorrow (the 28th) on MTV, but you can check out the official preview below!
Lupe Fiasco feat. Skylar Grey – “Words I Never Said” Music Video Preview | MTV ::
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!