(Photo) Meet Natalie Green The 4 Year-Old Girl Featured On Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam”


The opening track on Kanye West’s latest project, The Life of Pablo samples the voice of a young girl deep in prayer shouting, “We don’t want no devils in the house, God, We want the Lord, and that’s it.” The sample comes from an Instagram video that went viral not too long ago, featuring 4-year-old Natalie Green which made it’s way onto Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam” also featuring Chance the Rapper, Kirk Franklin, and Kelly Price. Complex mag reached out to Natalie and her mother recently to get all the details on how the video came about and how it landed in front of Kanye West. Hit the jump for more.

(Video) Kanye West Could Have Been A Billionaire! But He Passed On Beats By Dre…

Dr. Dre’s deal he inked with Beats Audio has made him hip-hop’s richest man by selling the company to Apple for a reported $3.2 Billion. That could have been Kanye, but he didn’t believe that Beats Audio would have skyrocketed the way it did in the past couple of years. Comedian TK Kirkland says that’s what happened in an interview with Vlad TV…check it out below after the jump.

(Video) ‘LHH:NY’s’ Mariah Lynn Explains What “Hoe” Stands For In Her Song

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Mariah Lynn has been spicing up this season of Love & Hip-Hop: New York with her insane personality and entertaining personal drama. In a recent sit-down with Vlad, the Jersey City native spoke about her hit radio single, “Once Upon A Time (I Was A Hoe)” and the meaning behind it. There is more to the song than we think!

(Video) SLAY: Beyoncé Talks “Formation” + Drops New Merch

Yeah, there’s definitely a Beyoncé album coming soon. After dropping a ground-breaking song and video out of nowhere, then performing it the next day at the Super Bowl and simultaneously announcing a world tour, now Queen Bey is doing interviews and dropping merch? I can almost taste a new Bey album! Granting Entertainment Tonight the very rare exclusive, Bey spoke on the message behind “Formation”:

“It makes me proud. That’s what I wanted. I wanted people to feel proud and have love for themselves.”

As for her favorite part of the night? “Seeing Coldplay!”

(Video) “Snoop” From ‘The Wire’ Details Serving 6.5 Years In Prison For Murder

HBO’s original series The Wire has been one of the most popular shows ever released depicting the streets and giving us a first-hand perspective of life in Baltimore. If you were an avid fan of the show, you are familiar with Felicia Pearson who played “Snoop” in the series. During a recent detailed interview, Felicia gets into detail about catching a murder charge at the age of 14 which she served 6.5 years for. She also speaks on selling drugs at 11, acting out in jail, her childhood plus much more. Get into the full interview below!

Jeremih Hints At A Possible Feature On Kanye West’s New Album

As we quickly approach Kanye West’s untitled album’s release date February 11th, we know he has been working close by a long list of people including 2 Chainz, Kirk Franklin, Kendrick Lamar and even Andre 3000. But now given an interview with Billboard, r&b star Jeremih might have just made that list as well. Hit the jump.

MGK On Macklemore: “Me & Macklemore Exist In Two Different Worlds”

Cleveland Bad Boy Machine Gun Kelly clarifies his “race is not an issue” comments he made to TMZ last week about Macklemore’s “White Privilege II” single during an exclusive interview with Billboard. Hit the jump to read what MGK had to say about his fellow “white rapper” comrade regarding his remarks.

Mariah Carey Praises Rihanna In New Interview + Says She Hasn’t Heard Adele’s “Hello”

Rihanna has always praised Mariah Carey as one of her biggest influences, so she will be delighted to hear the kind things Mimi said about her in her latest interview! Chatting with the Breakfast Xpress morning show in South Africa, a high-spirited Mariah spoke on her recent engagement (though declining to give details on how it happened, as she wants to keep the moment personal,) loving Scandal and more, and even throws a little shade the Kardashians’ way as she changes the subject when they’re brought up. As for Rih, Mariah said she’s “cool, amazing and really talented,” adding that she loves her. How sweet! On Adele, she said that she hasn’t heard her smash hit “Hello,” simply because she’s focused on her own music. It’s no shade to her at all, though, because it’s long been known that Mariah does not listen to the radio, so add that with the likelihood that she’s not on social media much either (since she probably has a team that run her accounts for her,) and it’s quite easy to not have heard it! Check out the full interview below.

Tyga On Privacy: “I Only Like People To Know What I Want Them To Know”

Rapper, Tyga recently covered DuJour magazine and opened up about being thrown into the spotlight after revealing to the world he was dating 18 year-old, Kylie Jenner. Their whirlwind romance has been the center of trending topics for quite some time now, however Tyga revealed he still would like to keep his life private. Throughout the interview he explained that he tries to channel Tupac when choosing what he shares with the world. Read more below.

(Video) Nas Talks Upcoming Film ‘The Land’ With MGK & Erykah Badu

As previously reported, Nas is the executive producer of and curating the soundtrack for The Land, an upcoming film about Cleveland that stars Machine Gun Kelly, Erykah Badu and more. After the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last weekend, the legendary Queens rapper sat down with Revolt TV to share some more details on what to expect. “Lots of good talent in the film,” Nas said. “It’s based in Cleveland, in the hoods of Cleveland. … The timing worked out impeccably. So it’s just like living the life right now.” The Land will focus on four skateboarders from the 216, and their trials and tribulations as they moonlight as drug dealers. Will you be checking for this when it drops?

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