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AMP Music Minute June 13th

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Drake Thinking of “Y.O.L.O” for Mixtape Title-

Drizzy and Rick Ross have been hard at work on a joint mixtape they had planned on calling “Y.O.L.O.” but since “The Motto” has become a huge song, making Y.O.L.O famous in it’s own right,  Drake is re-thinking  that name for the upcoming tape with Ross.

“That title has become so … it’s like an epidemic. So I hope by the time we finish it, it would still hold weight and substance,” Drake told MTV reporter, Sway Calloway of the term YOLO, which stands for “You Only Live Once.” “We might have to call it something different now ’cause that’s just so attached to ‘The Motto,’ said Drake.

While they mull over the title, Ricky Rozay, has been quoted as implying that his new music with Drake is good enough to not only be handed out for free but released commercially.

“It’s official, the music is most definitely official,” Ross explained to  “RapFix Live” back in November. “But, me being a boss, I’m trying to find a way that we could put that on the shelves for the world, baby. But it’s most definitely official.”

Well, we officially want to hear it! No word on the release date, but they are working. AMP will keep you in the loop.

No Doubt Announces Album Name-

Good news! No Doubt has unveiled the title for their highly awaited follow up to their 2001 release Rocksteady. The band shared the joy with fans via their website.

The new album will be called Push and Shove and is still slated to come out on September 25th.  Their first single from the album, “Settle Down” is set to be released on July 16th and until then you can just listen to old jams like “Just a Girl” and “Underneath it All” to get your fix.

In the statment on their site, the group also informed fans that they are already filming the video for the single and are very excited. “We also want to let you know that the first single from Push and Shove will be “Settle Down” and we’ll be filming the video for it this week with our longtime friend and collaborator Sophie Muller. Very exciting, ” they wrote.

It’s signed “Gwen, Tony, Tom & Adrian. NO DOUBT”

Can you handle the wait?

BET Awards Add Usher & More!-

We Guess the BET Awards wanted their show to “Scream” so they invited Usher to rock the stage at the 2012 annual award show. He joins the already announced performers, Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown.

The award show will also feature performances by Big Sean and Atlanta newcomer 2 Chainz.

As we previously reported, Beyonce leads the nominations. Followed closely by Kanye West and her husband, Jay-Z.

The BET Awards also recognize achievements in sports, acting and philanthropy. The show will air live on July 1st from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Actor, Samuel L. Jackson, will act as host for the evening.

-Khellie Braxton, 97.1, AMP Radio, L.A.

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