The death of Nate Dogg earlier this week saddened the hip hop community worldwide. Née Nathaniel Dwayne Hale in Long Beach, California 41 years ago Nate Dogg began his career in a local Baptist church.
No less than seven of the top ten entries of this week’s Swedish singles tally comes from Melodifestivalen. Eric Saade is still leading the pack with “Popular,” still trailed by Danny Saucedo’s “In the Club.” Leapfrogging from 10-3, Swingfly’s “Me and My Drum” manages to beat Sara Varga’s (11-4) and The Moniker’s (15-5) entries. This mean that the whole top five consists of sole schlager entries.
When Peter, Bjorn and John were being recognized on the streets of New York City, they knew that they made it. “It just escalated,” says member Björn Yttling in an interview with news daily Expressen.