On the Season Finale of MTV’s Making The Band 2, Diddy decided to put a halt to the careers of Da Band, who’s debut album ‘Too Hot For TV’ sold over 800,000 copies. Diddy said that he would still work with Babs and Ness, dubbing them “Hip-Hop’s next Bonnie and Clyde.” Read more.
MTV News reports Da Band is working on a second album. So far they’ve been in the studio with Tony Dofat and Deric ‘D-Dot’ Angelettie, but they’re looking forward to opening the project up to more producers. “The first album was fire, but this one is real beautiful because we got more experiences now,” said Young City a.k.a. Chopper. “Man, you just gotta hear it. You would think we live right next door to Satan, how fire this album is gonna be.” Read more.
Da Band was on location for their ‘Tonight’ music video on Thursday (November 13) at Juniors and Flatbush in Brooklyn, New York. Check out pictures from WireImage.
While Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs insisted otherwise, Hoodfellaz’s oldest member, 21-year-old Don Morock says he’s disappointed ith Bad Boy and he and his groupmates want to jump ship. “A lot of tension is building,” Morock told MTV News. “I just think it’s time to part ways. We’re hurt. We wanted to rock with him … we thought he wanted to rock with us. Now this is how we’re showing our anger.” Bandmate Blassy also fumed over Puffy spending so much time on the New York City Marathon, even if it is for charity. “He’s talking about how he’s running [the New York Marathon] ‘for the kids,’ ” Blassy scoffed. “I got a kid, Morock got a kid, what about our kids?” Read more.
In a recent interview with ReactMag.com Bad Boys’ Da Band talked about the things that went on in the house that were left on the cutting room floor, and exactly how they felt about how all the fighting was portrayed. Read more.
There are many tours coming up for Universal artists. Baby Bash who is blazing the radio stations with his hot single ‘Suga, Suga’ off his new album The Smoking Nephew is out now and will be doing a few shows.
Bad Boy’s hot new group right off the success of their the hit reality TV show on MTV’S Making the Band II has survived and is tearing up the charts with their debut album rightfully titled Too Hot for TV. Da Band is doing a few shows, so check the listings below for dates and locations. Their latest single ‘Bad Boy This, Bad Boy That’ is doing really well and it helping the album to the top of the charts. The article at ballerstatus.net has since been removed.
Launch.com spoke to Da Band’s member Young City, formerly Chopper City, who shared that while he was happy with debuting at #2 on the Billboard 200 album charts with ‘Too Hot For T.V.’, behind Outkast, he wasn’t satisfied. “#2 album in the country, it’s a blessing you know,” Young City said. “We could had #1 though, I’d be, you know, I’d feel like we the sh-t if we get #1, though you know but #2 is cool. But who remembers #2? Even though it’s a good thing to me, but like I can’t settle for #2.”
Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs introduced the release of Da Band’s album ‘Too Hot for TV’ on Tuesday (September 30) at Circuit City in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Rappers on television this week include Da Band, who appear on BET’s 106 and Park on Tuesday and MTV’s Total Request Live on Wednesday, while the Ying Yang Twins appear on 106 and Park on Friday.
MTV and Bad Boy CEO Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs teamed up for the reality show, which followed the trials and tribulations of Da Band with ‘Making the Band 2’. Now, MTV and Bad Boy have joined forces to give the album the full promotional push. “MTV is my partner,” Combs tells Billboard. “When we started the process, we told if they made a hot album we’d make their dreams come true. We just wanted to follow through with that.”