Skylar Grey LXXVIII :: Interview w/ DJ Hyphen+Rap-Up+OurStage

DJ Hyphen (of Sunday Night Sound Session on KUBE 93 FM) was on the red carpet at the mtvU Woodie Awards last night, and interviewed Ms. Grey and Yelawolf. You can check out the video below in standard or high-definition!

DJ Hyphen Interview w/ Skylar Grey & Yelawolf ::

Rap-Up just posted up several photos from the Woodie Awards last night, including a couple of Ms. Grey along with Yelawolf on the red carpet. Click the image below to view the set of photos!

Rap-Up – Skylar Grey & Yelawolf Go Hard At Woodie Awards ::

And finally, OurStage‘s Soundcheck recently ran an article on both Ms. Grey and Yelawolf, entitled “Not So New Newbies – Skylar Grey and Yelawolf”. Read an excerpt below, and click the title to view the entire article.

OurStage’s Soundcheck – Not So New Newbies ::
“….Interscope Records is certainly back on everyone’s radar after reviving two of hip hop’s most iconic stars—this year’s ten-time GRAMMY nominee, Eminem and his mentor Dr. Dre. While these two are certainly front and center of the revamped label, they’ve got two more artists in the wing, waiting to take the label’s takeover to a whole new level….”

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Skylar Grey LXXVII :: mtvU Woodie Awards Aftermath

UPDATE ::

mtvU just posted up a set of pics from their red carpet, including one of Ms. Grey and Yelawolf. Check it out below, and click it to view the full set of red carpet photos.

Woodie Awards Red Carpet – Skylar Grey & Yelawolf ::

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Ms. Grey just got done presenting at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards where she presented the Best Video Woodie award to Chiddy Bang!

Hip-hop publication The Source posted a photo from the Woodies’ red carpet where you can see Ms. Grey, along with fellow Interscope Records artist Yelawolf (who presented the award with her) being interviewed by Logo TV. Click the photo below to view it full-size.

The Source – Skylar Grey & Yelawolf ::

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Skylar Grey LXXVI :: “Coming Home (Dirty South Remix)” Released

The first official remix for Diddy-Dirty Money (feat. Skylar Grey)’s double-platinum single “Coming Home” by DJ/producer Dirty South is now available exclusively on BeatPort! The remix clocks in at just under 7 minutes and almost exclusively features Ms. Grey’s vocals, with a few additional vocals by Diddy himself.

For $2.49 you can buy the release in MP3, AAC (iTunes format), or WAV (full CD-quality). Click the artwork below to view the BeatPort page for the remix.

Diddy-Dirty Money feat. Skylar Grey – “Coming Home (Dirty South Remix)” ::

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Skylar Grey LXXV :: Presenting Tonight At mtvU Woodie Awards

Ms. Grey will be presenting tonight (March 16th) at midnight (Eastern/Pacific) at the mtvU Woodie Awards, which you can watch live on MTV, MTV2, and mtvU! She arrived at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas yesterday, where the 2011 Woodie Awards are taking place this year. Click the photo below to view the official mtvU Woodie Award website where you can check out the full list of awards, nominees, and behind-the-scenes footage.

And rumor has it that Ms. Grey’s outfit tonight may be a bit…. different.

mtvU Woodie Awards Official Website ::

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Skylar Grey LXXIV :: “Words I Never Said” Video Concept+Track Review

In anticipation of the upcoming Sanaa Hamri-directed music video for Words I Never Said (feat. Skylar Grey), check out this recent exclusive sit-down video interview with Rap-Up.com where Lupe Fiasco reveals part of the “….undercover agent….” concept behind the video. Watch the first part of the interview below, and to view the “Words I Never Said” segment, skip to 1:52.

Rap-Up – Lupe Fiasco Interview ::

RapDose also released a track review with their thoughts on “Words I Never Said”. You can read the in-depth review by clicking the photo below.

RapDose – “Words I Never Said” Track Review ::

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Skylar Grey LXXIII :: 50 Free “I Need A Doctor” MP3s

Interscope Records is running a promotion through their official Interscope Promo Twitter account and 105.7 Hit Music Now where they’re giving away 50 free MP3’s of “I Need A Doctor” by Dr. Dre (feat. Eminem & Skylar Grey). The MP3 is a full-length, high-quality (320kbps) clean/edited version of the hit single. Click the photo below to view the promotion’s download page on 105.7 Hot Music Now’s official Facebook page, and grab an MP3 while they’re still hot. Or if you’ve already got the song yourself, send the link to a friend!

Free “I Need A Doctor” MP3 ::

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Skylar Grey LXXII :: American Idol “Coming Home” Performance Feedback

Since Ms. Grey‘s live performance of “Coming Home” with Diddy-Dirty Money last Thursday night on American Idol, there’s been some reviews and articles released regarding the performance. You can view a few excerpts below, and if you want to read the full articles, please click their linked titles.

PopCrush – Skylar Grey’s Ethereal Vocals
“….the arresting Skylar Grey, cloaked in black and sitting behind a piano, performed ‘Coming Home’ with Diddy-Dirty Money on American Idol tonight. Grey adds a haunting, eerie element to the song with her stunning voice and deft playing….”

Entertainment Weekly – Your Thoughts On Idol Performance?
“….Diddy-Dirty Money and Skylar Grey kicked it off by singing their thoughtful, haunting hit “Coming Home” last night. I’m a huge fan of this song and thought it was a great way to get back into these results-show performances, which sometimes can be rather lackluster. Loved seeing Skylar at the piano….”

MTV – DDM, Skylar Grey Bring ‘Coming Home’ To American Idol
“….Diddy-Dirty Money and singer/songwriter Skylar Grey performed a rousing rendition of “Coming Home.” After an introduction by Idol host Ryan Seacrest, Grey started the performance seated at a piano, sweetly singing the song’s opening refrain. Diddy was then seen center stage, delivering his lyrics in a hushed-but-dramatic tone to loud cheers from the crowd….”

 

Since the performance, the studio version of “Coming Home” has also jumped back into the iTunes’ Top Songs chart, currently sitting at Number 5. Click the artwork below to buy the track!

Diddy-Dirty Money & Skylar Grey – “Coming Home” on iTunes | $1.29 ::

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Skylar Grey LXXI :: AOL PopEater Interview

AOL’s PopEater (who originally premiered Ms. Grey‘s original version of “Love The Way You Lie”) just released another interview with Ms. Grey today on their website. The interview talks about her upcoming ‘….cinematic sounding….’ debut album, now officially being on the same record label with Eminem and Dr. Dre (Interscope Records), and performing on American Idol last night. Click the photo below to view the entire article, or click the title above the following excerpt to view a mobile-friendly version of the article.

Skylar Grey Speaks On Her Upcoming Album ::
“….All the songs on my album were inspired by real-life experiences and emotions,” she says. “It paints the picture of how I grew out of Holly Brook and became Skylar Grey.” As for the sound, she says, “My album is already sounding very diverse and dynamic. I can’t pigeonhole my sound into any specific genre. It’s very cinematic….”

Skylar Grey Interview w/ AOL’s PopEater ::

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Skylar Grey LXX :: MTV’s “10 On Top”, March 12th

Ms. Grey will be making an appearance on tomorrow’s brand new episode of MTV’s 10 On Top! The show will air Saturday morning at 11:30/10:30c. Lupe Fiasco and Avril Lavigne (who have both worked with Ms. Grey) will also be making appearances during the episode. Click the logo below to view official 10 On Top website.

Skylar Grey on MTV’s 10 On Top ::

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Skylar Grey LXIX :: Rihanna Talks Skylar Grey On Chelsea Lately

UPDATE ::

You can now watch the “Love The Way You Lie” segment from Chelsea Lately via YouTube below!

Rihanna Talks Grey On Chelsea Lately ::

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Earlier tonight Rihanna appeared on E!’s late night talk program Chelsea Lately, and while talking about working with Eminem on “Love The Way You Lie”, she mentioned Ms. Grey as being the writer behind her parts of the song. You can watch the video on the Chelsea Lately site by clicking the photo below (skip to 4:24 to watch the “Love The Way You Lie” segment).

Rihanna Talks Skylar Grey On Chelsea Lately ::

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