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Future Drops Travis Scott-Directed '712PM' Video

Future Drops Travis Scott-Directed '712PM' Video

Future recently dropped a new video for "712PM" that was directed by Travis Scott. The video shows Future driving in a Maybach with a gorgeous looking model. The rapper starts rapping inside a club wearing a fur coat. "712PM" is the opening track of Future's most recent album, I Never Liked You, the rapper's ninth… ... Continue Reading
Primavera Sound 2023 To Feature Kendrick Lamar, Blur, Halsey, Depeche Mode & More

Primavera Sound 2023 To Feature Kendrick Lamar, Blur, Halsey, Depeche Mode & More

The Primavera Sound Festival, scheduled to take place in June 2023, will feature Kendrick Lamar, Blur, Halsey, Depeche Mode and several other acts. The festival will take place in Barcelona at Cudad del Rock in Arganda Del Rey from June 1-3 and at the Parc Del Forum in Madrid from June 8-10. There will also… ... Continue Reading
Kendrick Lamar's 'Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers' Named BBC Radio 6 Music's Album Of The Year

Kendrick Lamar's 'Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers' Named BBC Radio 6 Music's Album Of The Year

Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers has been named BBC Radio 6 Music's Album Of The Year. Mary Anne Hobbs, one of the many presenters who voted for Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, said, "I think it's fair to say, it's rare that one artist can unite the whole of the 6… ... Continue Reading
Kanye Storms Off Podcast After Facing Pushback On Antisemitic Claims

Kanye Storms Off Podcast After Facing Pushback On Antisemitic Claims

Kanye West stormed off the set of Tim Pool's "Timcast" podcast recording on Monday (November 28) after he was challenged over his antisemitic views. West appeared on the podcast along with Milo Yiannopoulos and Nick Fuentes. After Pool asked Ye about his recent dinner with former President Donald Trump, the musician shifted the conversation in… ... Continue Reading
Cardi B Feeling 'Hopeless' Trying To Make Offset Happy After Takeoff's Death

Cardi B Feeling 'Hopeless' Trying To Make Offset Happy After Takeoff's Death

Cardi B says she is feeling "hopeless" in her efforts to make her husband Offset feel happy and recover from the death of his bandmate Takeoff. Takeoff was shot dead in the early hours of November 1 in Houston. The 28-year-old Migos rapper, whose real name was Kirsnik Khari Ball, was playing dice with bandmember… ... Continue Reading
Megan Thee Stallion Becomes First Black Woman On Cover Of Forbes' '30 Under 30'

Megan Thee Stallion Becomes First Black Woman On Cover Of Forbes' '30 Under 30'

Megan Thee Stallion has become the first black woman to appear on the cover of Forbes' "30 Under 30" issue. Forbes estimates that the Houston rapper earned some $13 million from a combination of royalties, ticket sales, endorsements and merch in 2022. The sources of her fortunes this year include an estimated $2 million Super… ... Continue Reading
The Weeknd Announces 2023 European, Latin American Tour Dates

The Weeknd Announces 2023 European, Latin American Tour Dates

Hip-hop superstar The Weeknd has announced 2023 dates for his "After Hours Til Dawn Tour." Just one day after wrapping up the North American leg of his tour, the singer announced dates for the European and Latin American leg. The next leg of the tour will kick off on June 10 at Etihad Stadium in… ... Continue Reading
LL Cool J To Receive Entertainment Icon Award At Urban One Honors

LL Cool J To Receive Entertainment Icon Award At Urban One Honors

LL Cool J will receive the Entertainment Icon Award at the Urban One Honors at The Eastern in Atlanta on December 2. David Mann and his wife Tamela Mann (TV One's "The Manns") will receive the inspirational impact award. The winners of the Lifetime Achievement award, Music Innovation award, and the first-ever Phoenix Honor will… ... Continue Reading
Beyoncé Among Big Winners At 2022 Soul Train Awards

Beyoncé Among Big Winners At 2022 Soul Train Awards

Beyoncé was among the big winners at the 2022 Soul Train Awards, which aired on BET and BET Her on Saturday, November 26. Beyoncé won album of the year for the fourth time with Renaissance. "Break My Soul" earned her the song of the year, while "Make Me Say It Again, Girl" (featuring Ronald Isley… ... Continue Reading
Ty Dolla $ign Reveals Skateboarding Accident Landed Him In The Hospital

Ty Dolla $ign Reveals Skateboarding Accident Landed Him In The Hospital

Ty Dolla $ign has revealed that a skateboarding accident briefly landed him in the hospital on Saturday, November 26. The West Coast rapper shared a picture on social media that showed him lying on a hospital bed with medical wires hook to his bare chest. He captioned the picture with cryptic "open hands" and "fingers… ... Continue Reading
West Coast Supergroup Mount Westmore Drop New Single 'Free Game'

West Coast Supergroup Mount Westmore Drop New Single 'Free Game'

West Coast supergroup Mount Westmore recently dropped "Free Game," the second single from their forthcoming debut album, Snoop Cube 40 $hort. The new single is accompanied by a Cam Busby-directed video and showcases the four rappers pulling off a successful heist. The rap group, comprised of Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40, and Too $hort, will… ... Continue Reading
Lil Baby Drops Video For 'Pop Out' Featuring Nardo Wick

Lil Baby Drops Video For 'Pop Out' Featuring Nardo Wick

Lil Baby recently released a music video, featuring Nardo Wick for "Pop Out," a song from his third studio album, It's Only Me. The visual shows Baby interacting with fans and supporting politicians, including Senator Raphael Warnock. Baby is also seen showing off his glowing chains and riding around in a Maybach, along with his… ... Continue Reading
Iggy Azalea Sells Master Recording, Publishing Catalog To Domain Capital Group

Iggy Azalea Sells Master Recording, Publishing Catalog To Domain Capital Group

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea has sold her master recording and publishing catalog to the Atlanta-based Domain Capital Group for a whopping eight figure sum. The deal, first reported by Female Rap Group, includes her biggest hits, including "Fancy," "Proble," and "Black Widow." According to Billboard, an "additional trigger" will allow the performer to earn future… ... Continue Reading
Lauryn Hill Joining Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage To Raise Money For HBCUs

Lauryn Hill Joining Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage To Raise Money For HBCUs

Lauryn Hill will join Tom Joyner for a 2023 cruise organized by the ex-radio host's philanthropic foundation to raise money for supporting students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Joyner's "Ultimate Party with a Purpose" will set sail from Fort Lauderdale on May 20. After stops at the beautiful ports of Cozumel, Mexico; Falmouth,… ... Continue Reading
Lizzo Concert Special Coming To HBO Max On New Year's Eve

Lizzo Concert Special Coming To HBO Max On New Year's Eve

A new concert special from hip-hop superstar Lizzo is set to debut on HBO Max on New Year's eve. HBO Max announced that it will premiere "Lizzo: Live in Concert" on Saturday, December 31. The Max Original concert is produced by Done+Dusted and was filmed during the singer's The Special Tour earlier this month at… ... Continue Reading
Kanye West Enlists Milo Yiannopoulos For Second Presidential Run

Kanye West Enlists Milo Yiannopoulos For Second Presidential Run

Kanye West, who unsuccessfully ran for President in 2020, is giving it another try and has enlisted Milo Yiannopoulos to work with him on the 2024 presidential campaign. In a video he shared on Twitter, the rapper is seen saying, "Yes.It's simple. It's just we're moving toward the future," when a camera person asked him… ... Continue Reading
Senate Panel To Examine Lack Of Competition In Ticketing Industry After Taylor Swift Fiasco

Senate Panel To Examine Lack Of Competition In Ticketing Industry After Taylor Swift Fiasco

A Senate antitrust panel will hold a hearing to examine the lack of competition in the ticketing industry after Ticketmaster's problems in managing the sale of Taylor Swift tickets. Significant service failures and delays on Ticketmaster's website last week left fans unable to purchase concert tickets. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is the Chairwoman and Mike… ... Continue Reading
Eminem Engages In Rap Battle With Spider-Man On Variant Comic Book Cover

Eminem Engages In Rap Battle With Spider-Man On Variant Comic Book Cover

Rapper Eminem engages in a rap battle with Marvel's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man on a new limited-edition variant comic book cover. This limited edition 5,000 print run features art from Salvador Larroca and is available at Eminem.com. Eminem shared the first look at the cover via Twitter and Instagram, featuring him in a hooded sweatshirt rap… ... Continue Reading
SZA Considers Re-Recording Remix Of The Weeknd's 'Die For You'

SZA Considers Re-Recording Remix Of The Weeknd's 'Die For You'

SZA had indicated she'd like to re-record a previously unreleased remix of The Weeknd's "Die For You." Recently, a fan asked SZA about the pair's long-rumored remix of the song. "SZA I know you don't like rumors, can you clarify this for us??" the Instagram user asked, to which SZA replied, "Lmao it's super old… ... Continue Reading
Machine Gun Kelly Shares Video For 'Taurus' Featuring Naomi Wild

Machine Gun Kelly Shares Video For 'Taurus' Featuring Naomi Wild

Machine Gun Kelly recently released a video featuring Naomi Wild for "Taurus," a song that features in the motion picture Tauraus from RLFE Films, a unit of AMC Networks. "I seek you out, slay you alive / One more word and you won't survive / And I'm not scared of your stolen power / I… ... Continue Reading
Wizkid Claims Top Four Spots On Billboard's Hot Trending Songs Chart

Wizkid Claims Top Four Spots On Billboard's Hot Trending Songs Chart

Music from Wizkid's new album More Love, Less Ego dominates Billboard's Hot Trending Songs chart, as four songs from the album are featured in the top four spots. "2 Sugar" tops the list. "Flower Pads," "Slip N Slide," featuring Skillibeng and Shenseea, and "Plenty Loving," are ranked in the following positions, respectively. Three other songs… ... Continue Reading
Travis Scott To Headline Festival Honoring Virgil Abloh

Travis Scott To Headline Festival Honoring Virgil Abloh

Travis Scott will headline the inaugural Mirror Mirror Music festival in honor of late fashion designer Virgil Abloh. The one-day music festival will take place on December 3 at FPL Solar Amphitheater in Miami, Florida. Curated by DJ and producer Benji B, the festival will feature a mix of musical performances from Skepta, Yves Tumor,… ... Continue Reading
Diddy & Bryson Tillers' 'Gotta Move On' Reaches No. 1 On Billboard's Adult R&B Airplay Chart

Diddy & Bryson Tillers' 'Gotta Move On' Reaches No. 1 On Billboard's Adult R&B Airplay Chart

Sean "Diddy" Combs and Bryson Tillers' "Gotta Move On" has climbed to top of Billboard's Adult R&B Airplay chart dated November 26, earning the singers their first No. 1 on the list. The song saw a 9% surge in plays to become the most-played on U.S. monitored adult R&B radio stations in the tracking week… ... Continue Reading
Annie Lennox Leads Charity Auction Featuring Signed Lyrics From Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish & More

Annie Lennox Leads Charity Auction Featuring Signed Lyrics From Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish & More

As part of its Global 16 Days of Activism, global NGO The Circle has organized a Music Icons Charity Auction featuring signed and handwritten lyrics by Alicia Keys, Angelique Kidjo, Annie Lennox, Billie Eilish and Brandi Carlile. The Circle said it brought together the iconic female artists to support the charity's work to economically empower… ... Continue Reading
Kanye West Returns To Twitter After Being Banned For Antisemitic Remarks

Kanye West Returns To Twitter After Being Banned For Antisemitic Remarks

Controversial rapper Kanye West returned to Twitter on Sunday, November 20, after he was banned from the social media platform following his antisemitic remarks. Ye returned to Twitter as the company's new owner Elon Musk reportedly reinstated the accounts of Donald Trump and other controversial celebrities this past weekend. "Testing Testing Seeing if my Twitter… ... Continue Reading
Jhené Aiko Welcomes First Child With Big Sean

Jhené Aiko Welcomes First Child With Big Sean

Jhene Aiko and Big Sean have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Noah Hasani. "After 24 hours of labor, a total lunar eclipse, and while it was pouring rain. he came my baby Yoda, my Sani," Aiko announced on Instagram along with a series of photos from the hospital, surrounded by family… ... Continue Reading
John Legend Shares Three New 'Nervous' Remixes

John Legend Shares Three New 'Nervous' Remixes

John Legend recently released three new remixes of his hit song "Nervous" via Republic Records. Producer, composer, and performer King Britt Sexytech, producer, artist, and songwriter Prince Fox and producer Xan Griffin are behind the new renditions. The original version of "Nervous," which was part of Legend's eighth studio album LEGEND, recently blew up on… ... Continue Reading
'Christmas In Rockefeller Center' To Feature Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani & Many More

'Christmas In Rockefeller Center' To Feature Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani & Many More

Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and many more are set to perform at "Christmas In Rockefeller Center." The iconic Rockefeller Center tree lighting ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 30, and air on NBC beginning at 8 pm ET. Other performers include Jimmie Allen, Andrea Bocelli along with Matteo Bocelli and Virginia Bocelli,… ... Continue Reading
Nicki Minaj, Maluma & Myriam Fares Drop World Cup Anthem 'Tukoh Taka'

Nicki Minaj, Maluma & Myriam Fares Drop World Cup Anthem 'Tukoh Taka'

Nicki Minaj has teamed up with Maluma and Lebanese singer Myriam Fares for a new 2022 FIFA World Cup anthem "Tukoh Taka." "Tukoh Taka" was roduced by Gordo, Play-N-Skillz and Massari. It was released alongside an accompanying music video. The track features English, Spanish and Arabic lyrics. "I am so happy to be part of… ... Continue Reading
Lil Nas X Reveals First Tattoo On His Wrist

Lil Nas X Reveals First Tattoo On His Wrist

Lil Nas X has gotten inked! Earlier this week, the "Old Town Road" musician took to Instagram to reveal his first-ever tattoo, writing "Juh got my first tattoo" alongside a carousel of pictures detailing the behind-the-scenes of the process. The 23-year-old now sports a black, gothic-looking tattoo of what appears to be a 5-pointed symbol… ... Continue Reading
Pharrell Williams, Travis Scott Join Forces On 'Down In Atlanta'

Pharrell Williams, Travis Scott Join Forces On 'Down In Atlanta'

Pharrell Williams and Travis Scott recently dropped their new collaborative single "Down in Atlanta." The artists had previewed the single earlier during Scott's "Road to Utopia" residency in Las Vegas. Before the release, the two had also teased the single on social media, sharing song snippets, photos from studio sessions, and behind-the-scenes footage of the… ... Continue Reading
Mary J. Blige Reveals Plans Release First Children's Book 'Mary Can!'

Mary J. Blige Reveals Plans Release First Children's Book 'Mary Can!'

Mary J. Blige recently took to Instagram to reveal that she will be releasing her first children's book "Mary Can!" on March 28, 2023. The book, to be published by HarperCollins, will reflect on Blige's personal struggles. "Mary Can! is an inspirational and motivating story about a young girl who proves that anyone can make… ... Continue Reading
SZA Confirms New Album Title 'S.O.S.,' Set For December Release

SZA Confirms New Album Title 'S.O.S.,' Set For December Release

SZA confirmed in an interview with Billobard last week that her new album, S.O.S. will be out in December. SZA said she is "currently stressed" about meeting the deadline for the long-awaited follow-up to Ctrl and expressed doubts about continuing her music career long-term. "I feel like music, in this capacity, I don't see longevity,"… ... Continue Reading
Jonas Brothers, Pitbull To Perform Concerts Leading Up To College Football Championship

Jonas Brothers, Pitbull To Perform Concerts Leading Up To College Football Championship

Jonas Brothers, Pitbull, Em Beihold and Gayle will perform concerts leading up to 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship. The free concerts will take place at Los Angeles' Banc of California Stadium leading up to the national championship game, set for January 9, at SoFi Stadium. Multi-platinum selling global superstars the Jonas Brothers and platinum-selling… ... Continue Reading
GloRilla Announces First-Ever Headlining U.S. Tour

GloRilla Announces First-Ever Headlining U.S. Tour

Rising rap star GloRilla has announced her first-ever headlining tour in support of her debut EP, Anyway, Life's Great. The tour will kick off on January 27 in Charlotte, North Carolina, and includes stops in Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Detroit, New York, and more. Tickets are on sale now. Last week, GloRilla's breakout single, "F.N.F.… ... Continue Reading
Ari Lennox Announces 2023 North American 'Age/Sex/Location' Tour

Ari Lennox Announces 2023 North American 'Age/Sex/Location' Tour

Ari Lennox has announced the Age/Sex/Location Tour 2023 in support of the namesake sophomore album. The 27-city tour kicks off on January 26 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas and includes stops in Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta. The trek will conclude on March 28 at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. Tickets are… ... Continue Reading
Travis Scott, Future & Playboi Carti To Headline Rolling Loud California 2023

Travis Scott, Future & Playboi Carti To Headline Rolling Loud California 2023

Travis Scott, Future and Playboi Carti are set to headline the upcoming Rolling Loud California hip-hop festival, scheduled to take place on March 3-5, 2023 at Hollywood Park, on the grounds adjacent to SoFi Stadium, in Inglewood, California. Rolling Loud California 2023 will be the first-ever music festival at the 300-acre Hollywood Park. "Rolling Loud… ... Continue Reading
Kendrick Lamar Drops Video For 'Rich Spirit'

Kendrick Lamar Drops Video For 'Rich Spirit'

Kendrick Lamar recently dropped the video for "Rich Spirit," which appeared on his Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers album Directed by Calmatic, the video shows Lamar singing and dancing inside an empty house. The clip is the third video in support of the critically acclaimed project, following "N95" and the short film for "We… ... Continue Reading
Wizkid Announces 2023 North American Tour

Wizkid Announces 2023 North American Tour

Wizkid has announced the dates for the North American tour he is embarking on in 2023 in support of his fifth studio album More Love, Less Ego. The rapper, who is performing in concerts in New York and the Netherlands this month, is set to begin his tour with a show in Houston, Texas, on… ... Continue Reading
Post Malone And Swae Lee's 'Sunflower' Becomes Highest-Certified Single In RIAA History

Post Malone And Swae Lee's 'Sunflower' Becomes Highest-Certified Single In RIAA History

Post Malone and Swae Lee's "Sunflower" has become the highest-certified single in RIAA history. "Sunflower," which featured on the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse soundrack, has gone 17x-platinum as of this month. The pair shared a photo on Monday showing off their 17x-platinum award, posing alongside co-producer Louis Bell and co-writer Billy Walsh. The single, which… ... Continue Reading

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