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AMP Music Minute April 4th

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Adele Plans New Single For Later This Year-

While Adele was in France recently she shared the exciting news of a new song that she wants to release in late 2012. The UK songstress sat down with NRJ as reported by Huffpost where she also spoke on the timeline for a new album.

“There will be a new song, probably coming out at the end of the year,” Adele told the French statio, “But then it depends how quickly I write some other new songs.”

But don’t go thinking this means 23 is right around the corner, Adele made it clear that her next album will take time.  “It won’t be for a good two years” she sad of a new album. “I have to write it. It takes a while.”

It’s likely that Adele will write more upbeat songs this time around. She recently spoke on the bittersweetness of her most commercially successful album being about a failed relationship. “I like to try and distance myself from my songs, and I’m finding it quite impossible to do with this record,” she said. “And I’m not sure if it’s because the record is a lot more successful than our relationship was. I’m a bit bitter about that in a way, but in a really profound way because it’s really amazing. Every time I sing the song, something else comes out, a little bit more of me hates myself or a little bit more of me is devastated.”

We could totally see being bitter.

Big Sean Says Kanye Thinks He Will Be the “Best Ever”-

Motor City’s latest shining star, Big Sean has spent some time this last week in Las Vegas for MTVs Spring Break, where he performed for the crowd and talked about his huge compliment from boss and mentor, Kanye West.

Sean explained that while he was recording his second album, Kanye made the bold remark that Big Sean would be the best…ever. “I’m here kickin’ with ‘Ye,” he recalls, “and ‘Ye tellin’ me I’m gonna be the best rapper of all time.”

Whoa! Boyee…

Only time will tell if he can live up to Kanye’s prediction. But we are definitely rooting for him!

Rihanna Talks Possibility of Whitney Role In Biopic-

Whitney Houston’s untimely death last Febrary made the search for the actress that will play her in the forthcoming biopic even more tense. Clive Davis, who is credited with giving Whitney her big break, is tied to the film and says that it was in talks even before she died. Still, the role of Whitney Houston is monumental. Whitney was an icon, a legend.

Notable, Rihanna was on the tip of many people’s tongues when the search for an actress became public. While in the UK, Rihanna sat down with Capital FM and was asked about the Whitney role.

“I didn’t get that call yet,” said RiRi. “That would be something that I would have to give my entire life to do because I would want to really pull it off. That’s a huge, huge role and whoever does it has to do a good job.”

She also commented on her personal ties to Whitney’s music.  “The first song that I remember falling in love with was a Whitney Houston song,” she added,”‘I Will Always Love You’.”

Do you think Rihanna could pull off Whitney Houston in a movie? Tell us below.

-Khellie Braxton, AMP Radio

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