Elvis' Grandson on Universal
2009-10-04 by Caleb McAlpine | 41 Comments

Ben Presley, grandson of the legendary Elvis Presley, is about to be snatched up by record company Universal Records.

Born 15 years after The King's death, the teenage child of Lisa Marie Presley has his eyes set for the stars - he's been offered a $5 million deal by the company to make up to five albums. Ben loyally promises that his record will sound "nothing like Elvis, nothing like him at all" and wishes for it to be released some time in 2010. It's all about who you know.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/celebritynews/6256615/Elvis-Presley-lives-through-his-teenage-grandson.html

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Waior
October 4th 2009

11420 Comments


Frustrating how things like this work.

jagride
October 4th 2009

2256 Comments


probably a male version of taylor swift

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


It will sound nothing like my grandfather....

Yeah, no shit. Guy looks a bit emo to me

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blindsided21
October 4th 2009

146 Comments


Anyone else think he's ugly?

dylantheairplane
October 4th 2009

2147 Comments


His eyes, nose, and mouth are too small for the rest of his face.

just sayin'

Demonicgman
October 4th 2009

417 Comments


looks like he hasn't earned any money by himself at all. this won't change.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


M.J's kids are guaranteed record deals.

Snausages
October 4th 2009

17 Comments


This will suck.

YouAreMySilence
October 4th 2009

3727 Comments


"He's a typical 17 year-old," says his spokesman. "He doesn't get up before midday and then grunts at you."

obviously gonna be a masterpiece.

chocola
October 4th 2009

266 Comments


Fuck this

americanmusicmachine
October 4th 2009

3953 Comments


I personally can't wait

shortone323
October 4th 2009

883 Comments


Wow. This is the American dream right here; fuck hard work. Did he even do anything other than beat the other sperm to the egg?

Walrus487
October 4th 2009

59 Comments


LMFAO at YouAreMySilence's comment.

This can only be fuckitry.

cvlts
October 4th 2009

8917 Comments


well, best of luck to him.

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bastard
October 4th 2009

3435 Comments


you know you'll feel like shit if he actually manages to pull some really good albums out of his ass.

Waior
October 4th 2009

11420 Comments


Yes, but we'd all prefer it if he made some really good albums without posthumous help.

bastard
October 4th 2009

3435 Comments


i'm slightly confused as to what you are trying to say, cuz you state it like zombie elvis is helping his grandson make music.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


Meaning, from all accounts he got a record deal because of his last name

chocola
October 4th 2009

266 Comments


zombie elvis
sounds like a bad movie

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


Bubba Ho Tep part 2?

bastard
October 4th 2009

3435 Comments


Meaning, from all accounts he got a record deal because of his last name


yeah, but nobody complains about that leech Jesus.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


Yeah but he had talent

Demonicgman
October 4th 2009

417 Comments


^what?

Demonicgman
October 4th 2009

417 Comments


i'm going to fuck your profile picture deviant

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


Happy days for my picture

bastard
October 4th 2009

3435 Comments


Jesus's accoustic album wasn't too great, but that Disciples rap album was pretty nice. Judas had some lyrical skills i have to admit.

endlessartix
October 4th 2009

275 Comments


this is the ugliest dude i have ever seen other than bert mccracken

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


Judas had the gift of the gab without a doubt

Awesomesauce
October 4th 2009

1083 Comments


Yeah Judas was all time. Although I do think that John the Baptist's production work had a lot to do with the quality of that album.
All being said I still think Jesus' best work was on his Empire of the Prodigal Sun side project.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


John's stuff with GZA was tight

Awesomesauce
October 4th 2009

1083 Comments


Word.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2009

30295 Comments


Nice rack

Carnifex
October 4th 2009

1918 Comments


Lol @ this news, by "nothing like his music" I'm hoping it isn't some type of cheesy rap alongside the likes of say, Vanilla Ice or Kevin Federline. Lulz.

gm1315
October 4th 2009

1 Comments


weak

gt1315
October 4th 2009

20 Comments


all aboard the gravy train! choo chooo

El_Goodo
October 5th 2009

1008 Comments


He does look like Elvis...only a with a lot more douche thrown in.

The Sludge
October 5th 2009

2169 Comments


When Michael Jackson's kids reach the age of 18, they get a portion of his estate and a 5 album record deal.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 5th 2009

30295 Comments


When M.J died he automatically got the same record deal

SylentEcho
October 5th 2009

1570 Comments


Its really shitty when labels sign people because of their parents rather then their talent.

shortone323
October 5th 2009

883 Comments


Imagine being a band that earns their living through their music and seeing this...has to be extremely discouraging. Also, I'm no expert here, but what's a typical record deal like for an good, established band?

MIRAI87
October 5th 2009

249 Comments


My guess is that it's NOT 5 million dollars.




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