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Watch Lil Yachty bring rock album ‘Let’s Start Here’ to life on ‘SNL’
Lil Yachty made his Saturday Night Live debut last night (April 1), performing two tracks from his recently released rock album ‘Let’s Start Here’ – check out his appearance below.Lil Yachty was confirmed to be the musical guest on SNL last month following on from The 1975 who performed ‘I’m In Love With You’ and ‘Oh Caroline’ from ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’ .Introduced by Abbott Elementary star Quinta Brunson, Yachty performed ‘Let’s Start Here’’s opening track  ‘The Black Seminole.’ and ‘Drive Me Crazy!’.He was joined by a five-piece band for both tracks while singer Diano Gordon provided backing vocals.Check out the performances below: Released in January, Lil Yachty’s eighth album ‘Let’s Start Here’ sees the musician stray away from his usual trap and rap stylings in favour of rock elements.‘Let’s Start Here’ features production by Chairlift’s Patrick Wimberly, Unknown Mortal Orchestra bassist Jacob Portrait and synth-pop duo Magdalena Bay. Guest performers include Daniel Caesar, Fousheé, Teezo Touchdown, Justine Skye and Diana Gordon while Mac DeMarco is credited as a writer on two tracks – ‘Drive Me Crazy!’ and ‘Failure’.The record was inspired by the likes of Tame Impala‘s ‘Currents’, Pink Floyd‘s seminal ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ and Frank Ocean‘s ‘Blonde’.“To be honest, I’ve always been so much more than just hip-hop,” he said in an interview with Billboard.He continued: “There’s a lot of kids who haven’t heard any of my references.
Lindsay Lohan, Jake Paul, Ne-Yo and More Stars Charged by SEC Over Cryptocurrency Violations
Lindsay Lohan, Jake Paul and several other celebs are in hot water after allegedly promoting cryptocurrency endeavors without revealing they'd been paid to do so.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Wednesday that they have filed fraud charges, as well as unregistered securities charges, against crypto founder Justin Sun — who is also a Grenadian diplomat.The SEC also announced charges related to various violations against eight celebrity influencers, who are accused of collaborating with Sun by promoting his Tronix and BitTorrent crypto assets -- specifically the TRX and BTT crypto coins — in a way that led investors to believe they were being actively traded and had the potential for financial success.The SEC alleges that Sun was «orchestrating a promotional campaign in which he and his celebrity promoters hid the fact that the celebrities were paid for their tweet.»Lohan and Paul were among those accused of being a part of the fraudulent efforts, as well as music artists Austin Mahone, Soulja Boy, Lil Yachty, Ne-Yo and Akon, and adult film actress Kendra Lust.Six of the eight artists accused of the violations have subsequently agreed to pay a collective total of $400,000 in disgorgement and penalties. However, the settlements were not an admittance or denial of guilt, according to the SEC.
Lil Yachty to perform on ‘Saturday Night Live’ next month
Lil Yachty is set to perform as the musical guest on an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live next month.The long-running show is currently airing its 48th season, and last night (March 11) welcomed The 1975 as musical guests, performing two tracks from ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’ as introduced by guest host, Wednesday star Jenna Ortega.On April 1, Yachty will bring his new psych rock album ‘Let’s Start Here’ to the show, for an episode hosted by Abbott Elementary star Quinta Brunson.Released in January, the new album – Yachty’s eighth – sees the musician stray away from his usual trap and rap stylings in favour of rock elements – a move that he says proves “I can do anything”.‘Let’s Start Here’ features production by Chairlift’s Patrick Wimberly, Unknown Mortal Orchestra bassist Jacob Portrait and synth-pop duo Magdalena Bay. Guest performers include Daniel Caesar, Fousheé, Teezo Touchdown, Justine Skye and Diana Gordon while Mac DeMarco is credited as a writer on two tracks – ‘Drive Me Crazy!’ and ‘Failure’.Quinta and Lil Yachty!— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) March 12, 2023Taking to the show last night, The 1975 performed ‘About You’ and ‘Oh Caroline’ from a set designed to look like a living room.