• Freddie Gibbs flips Nas classic for new track ‘Big Boss Rabbit’

    Freddie Gibbs flips Nas classic for new track ‘Big Boss Rabbit’
    Freddie Gibbs has shared a new track called ‘Big Boss Rabbit’ – you can listen to it below.READ MORE: Nas on being a hip-hop legend: “I’m rapping the same way I did when I was on the block”The Indiana rapper’s latest cut flips the same Rodriguez ‘Sugar Man’ vocal sample that Large Professor used when producing Nas’ 2001 classic ‘You’re Da Man’.
    Opening with a Mike Tyson interview excerpt from the boxer’s post-fig
  • Megadeth close to completing new album

    Megadeth close to completing new album
    Megadeth have just a few hours of work left on their long-awaited follow-up to 2016's 'Dystopia'.
  • Bad Bunny announces details of 2022 US tour

    Bad Bunny announces details of 2022 US tour
    Bad Bunny has announced details of his biggest US tour to date for 2022, days after winning praise for his appearance at WrestleMania.
    The Reggaeton star will play a series of arenas across North America next Spring, and announced the dates in a video that saw him confirming the end of his brief foray into WWE.
    In the brief clip, he’s seen meeting Triple H – who hands him a microphone contained within a golden suitcase.
    “You did amazing at WrestleMania, but now it’s time
  • Driver's License hitmaker Olivia Rodrigo gets parking ticket

    Driver's License hitmaker Olivia Rodrigo gets parking ticket
    Olivia Rodrigo has been slapped with a parking ticket after revealing it took her four attempts to pass her driving test.
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  • ITZY unveil tracklist for upcoming mini-album, ‘Guess Who’

    ITZY unveil tracklist for upcoming mini-album, ‘Guess Who’
    ITZY have released the tracklist for their upcoming fourth mini-album, ‘Guess Who’.READ MORE: PENTAGON – ‘LOVE Or TAKE’ EP review: a catchy if uninspired collection of tunes about springtime romance
    The forthcoming project will feature six songs, including title track ‘Mafia In The Morning’, which was co-written and -produced by JYP Entertainment founder J.Y. Park. He previously worked on two of the group’s hit singles, ‘Icy’ and &lsquo
  • Late rapper DMX to be honoured by hometown

    Late rapper DMX to be honoured by hometown
    Yonkers is yet to determine a location for a memorial ceremony
  • Polo G’s ‘Rapstar’ Takes on Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ For U.K. Chart Crown

    Polo G’s ‘Rapstar’ Takes on Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ For U.K. Chart Crown
    There’s a new rapstar in town.
    Polo G’s latest single “Rapstar” is off to a bright start in the U.K., where it opens at No. 2 on the OCC’s First Look chart, which gauges the most popular singles after the first 48 hours in the cycle.
    At this early stage in the chart week, it’s a hip-hop 1-2 with Lil Nas X’s “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” in top spot and aiming for a third successive week at No. 1.
    Produced by Synco and featuring social medi
  • ‘Drivers License’ singer Olivia Rodrigo gets parking ticket: “This driving shit isn’t all fun and games”

    ‘Drivers License’ singer Olivia Rodrigo gets parking ticket: “This driving shit isn’t all fun and games”
    Olivia Rodrigo has recently felt the joys of getting her ‘Drivers License’, so it seemed only a matter of time that she’d eventually feel the lows of getting a parking ticket.READ MORE: Olivia Rodrigo: inside the Taylor-endorsed mega-hit ‘Drivers License’In a post shared to her Instagram story today (April 12), Rodrigo revealed she’d received a City of Los Angeles Parking Violation.
    Alongside a photo of the ticket, Rodrigo wrote “damn this driving shit i
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  • MAMAMOO’s Wheein unveils second teaser for ‘Water Color’

    MAMAMOO’s Wheein unveils second teaser for ‘Water Color’
    MAMAMOO’s Wheein has released a new teaser for ‘Water Color’, the title track of her upcoming solo mini-album ‘Redd’.READ MORE: MAMAMOO’s Hwasa renews contract with agency RBWThe new video hints at the seemingly funk-inspired sound of the South Korean singer’s forthcoming single, alongside scenes of her in a myriad of vibrant outfits. The teaser also features an animated scene of a woman with a peacock.The first teaser for ‘Water Color’ opens
  • Megadeth in “final hours” of recording their next album

    Megadeth in “final hours” of recording their next album
    Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has revealed that the thrash metal pioneers are in the “final hours” of recording their next album.
    The Dave Mustaine-led band released their last album ‘Dystopia’ in 2016, but Ellefson says fans won’t have long to wait for its follow-up.
    Speaking to Rock Music Star, he said: “I was actually just down there [at the recording studio] last week. I went to Nashville to just put a couple of little, tiny finishing touches on som
  • Kang Daniel drops intriguing teasers for ‘Antidote’ music video

    Kang Daniel drops intriguing teasers for ‘Antidote’ music video
    Kang Daniel has dropped two teasers for the music video of ‘Antidote’, the title track of his upcoming mini-album ‘Yellow’.READ MORE: IU – ‘LILAC’ review: a near-perfect, wide-ranging pop gem from K-pop’s darlingIn the captivating clips, the former Wanna One member performs sleek chorography on a dimly lit set as bystanders record him on their smartphones. The teasers also feature shots of the singer showcasing his moves from a rooftop.Aside from &
  • SEVENTEEN’s The8 teases video for new single ‘Side By Side’

    SEVENTEEN’s The8 teases video for new single ‘Side By Side’
    SEVENTEEN member The8 has released a teaser for his upcoming solo release, ‘Side By Side’.READ MORE: Hoshi’s captivating and sensual new song ‘Spider’ points at a promising solo careerIn the clip, the singer – real name Xu Minghao – approaches a love interest at a bar with a rose, only for her to walk away in order to pick up a call. ‘Side by Side’, due out April 13, will mark The8’s third solo single, following last year’s &lsquo
  • 2021 Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards: Full List of Winners

    2021 Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards: Full List of Winners
    “Hear My Voice” from The Trial of The Chicago 7 won best song written and/or recorded for a film at the 11th annual Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards, which were presented virtually on Sunday (April 11). The award went to the song’s co-writers, Celeste Waite and Daniel Pemberton, and also to the film’s music supervisors, Peter Afterman and Alison Litton.
    The Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the craft of music super
  • Lil Nas X Keeps U.K. Chart Crown With ‘Montero’

    Lil Nas X Keeps U.K. Chart Crown With ‘Montero’
    Lil Nas X enters a second week at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart with “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” (Lil Nas X) while Demi Lovato misses out on the albums crown in an agonizingly close race.
    “Montero” collects another 62,000 chart sales in the past cycle, including 8.6 million streams, the OCC reports. The U.S. rapper’s controversial song finishes comfortably ahead of the second-placed single, Justin Bieber’s “Peaches” (Def Jam) featuring Danie
  • Olivia Rodrigo Gets a Parking Ticket, Finds Out Driving ‘Isn’t All Fun and Games’

    Olivia Rodrigo Gets a Parking Ticket, Finds Out Driving ‘Isn’t All Fun and Games’
    “Drivers License” hitmaker Olivia Rodrigo has hit another milestone: getting what is likely to be her very first parking ticket.
    The young singer-songwriter found herself with a City of Los Angeles parking violation notice and shared that moment with her fans via an Instagram Story on Sunday (April 11).
    “damn this driving s— isnt all fun and games,” she quipped in a a captioned for the snapshot.Earlier this month, it was reported that Rodrigo’s runaway hit sin
  • Bowen Yang on ‘SNL’ as Iceberg Who Sunk the Titanic Goes Viral

    Bowen Yang on ‘SNL’ as Iceberg Who Sunk the Titanic Goes Viral
    Bowen Yang had fans rolling when he played the iceberg who sunk the Titanic during “Weekend Update” on Saturday Night Live.
    Saying he stopped by for an interview to promote his new album, Yang’s iceberg said he did not want to talk about the sinking of the historic ship, which occurred April 14, 1912.
    “That was a really long time ago. I’ve done a lot of reflecting to try and move past it,” he said to big laughs. “It’s one very small part me, but th
  • Janet Jackson to sell over 1,000 personal items in celebrity auction

    Janet Jackson to sell over 1,000 personal items in celebrity auction
    Janet Jackson is selling a collection of personal items in a celebrity auction set to take place next month.READ MORE: Janet Jackson at Glastonbury: a pop megamix, a stadium production and the making of a new ‘legends slot’The auction will honour the legendary pop star and “her ground breaking four decade career that changed music forever and opened the door for an entire generation of music icons who followed her extraordinary path”.
    The three day auction put on by Julie
  • Travis Barker Alludes to Sex Life With Kourtney Kardashian in Not-So-Subtle Instagram Post

    Travis Barker Alludes to Sex Life With Kourtney Kardashian in Not-So-Subtle Instagram Post
    Travis Barker wants the world to know his thoughts about Kourtney Kardashian.
    The Blink-182 drummer shared exactly what’s on his mind on Instagram over the weekend when he posted a photo of himself with a drumstick flying high in the sky above. The image shows Barker looking up, waiting in anticipation for it to come to him.
    “All day I dream about sex w/ you,” he captioned the picture on Saturday (April 10).In case anyone questioned who the “you” in Barker’s c
  • Livestreams & Virtual Concerts to Watch: Week of April 12

    Livestreams & Virtual Concerts to Watch: Week of April 12
    Concerts are back big time! Well, at least online. There’s no shortage of livestream concerts to check out this week, with major artists preparing to entertain fans at home.
    Among the music stars set to perform is Justin Bieber, who has not one but two performances scheduled. He’ll do one set live from Paris on Tuesday, and another performance alongside the likes of Doja Cat, The Black Keys, Saweetie and more from Atlanta for Triller’s Fight Club on Saturday. Weezer and 311 bot
  • Fans Choose Taylor Swift’s ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ as This Week’s Favorite New Music

    Fans Choose Taylor Swift’s ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ as This Week’s Favorite New Music
    Taylor Swift’s new Fearless (Taylor’s Version) album has topped this week’s new music poll.
    Music fans voted in a poll published Friday (April 9) on Billboard, choosing 31-year-old pop superstar’s latest album as their favorite new music release of the past week.
    Fearless (Taylor’s Version) brought in nearly 70% of vote, beating out new music by Doja Cat featuring SZA (“Kiss Me More”), Twenty One Pilots (“Shy Away”), J Balvin and Khalid (&ldq
  • 2021 BAFTA Awards: Complete List of Winners & Nominees

    2021 BAFTA Awards: Complete List of Winners & Nominees
    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts celebrated another year of big-screen accomplishments during the two-day BAFTA Awards held on Saturday and Sunday (April 10-11).
    Eight awards were given out on the first night, followed by the bigger ceremony — the BAFTA’s 74th annual event — held at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday.
    Here is the complete list of nominees and winners.BEST FILMThe FatherThe MauritanianWINNER: NomadlandPromising Young WomanThe Trial of the
  • Swizz Beatz shares touching tribute to DMX: “He took everybody’s pain and made it his”

    Swizz Beatz shares touching tribute to DMX: “He took everybody’s pain and made it his”
    Swizz Beatz has shared a touching tribute to his friend and frequent collaborator DMX following news of the rapper’s death.READ MORE: DMX, 1970 – 2021: hip-hop giant who shone brightest in the darknessThe legendary rapper, whose real name was Earl Simmons, died on Friday (April 9) at the age of 50. He was first hospitalised following a heart attack as a result of a reported overdose on April 3, where he had remained in intensive care since.
    Tributes have been pouring in followin
  • Kid Cudi Explains Kurt Cobain-Inspired ‘SNL’ Dress: ‘I Wanted to Show Love to Kurt’

    Kid Cudi Explains Kurt Cobain-Inspired ‘SNL’ Dress: ‘I Wanted to Show Love to Kurt’
    Kid Cudi is explaining the Kurt Cobain-inspired dress he wore on Saturday Night Live.
    On Saurday (April 10), the 37-year-old rapper made his musical guest debut on the long-running NBC sketch comedy show, performing songs from his 2020 album, Man on the Moon III: The Chosen. While delivering “Sad People,” Cudi surprised viewers by donning a spaghetti-strap floral-print dress similar to ones worn by the late Nirvana frontman in the 1990s.
    The following day, Cudi detailed the origins o
  • ‘Soul’ Wins BAFTA Award For Best Original Score

    ‘Soul’ Wins BAFTA Award For Best Original Score
    Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross won a BAFTA Award for best original score for Soul on Sunday (April 11). The awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, were broadcast on the BBC.
    This is the first BAFTA win for all three composers. Reznor and Ross weren’t even nominated for a BAFTA for The Social Network, the 2010 film for which they won an Oscar. They were BAFTA-nominated for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (which, surprisingly, failed to land an Osca
  • Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice’ Returns to No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice’ Returns to No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart
    Justin Bieber’s Justice returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated April 17), scoring its second nonconsecutive week atop the list – and becomes his first multi-week No. 1 album since 2010. Plus, Demi Lovato lands her highest charting album since 2015, and Lil Tjay debuts in the top five. 
    The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units comprise album
  • Judas Priest’s Rob Halford urges heavy metal fans to get coronavirus vaccine

    Judas Priest’s Rob Halford urges heavy metal fans to get coronavirus vaccine
    Judas Priest‘s Rob Halford has urged heavy metal fans to get the coronavirus vaccine so that live music can return.READ MORE: Judas Priest’s Rob Halford: “I tried to throw a TV out of a hotel window once. It was like Mr Bean does Spinal Tap”The frontman took to Instagram yesterday (April 10) to share a video encouraging people to get vaccinated in order to “get those amazing vibes and feelings back faster”.
    “Hi everyone. This is your metal god, Rob Halfo
  • Busta Rhymes announces special 25th anniversary version of ‘The Coming’

    Busta Rhymes announces special 25th anniversary version of ‘The Coming’
    Busta Rhymes has announced he’s releasing a special 25th anniversary edition of his debut album ‘The Coming’.READ MORE: Busta Rhymes on ‘Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God’: “It’s my duty to start conversations”The album – which was originally released on March 26, 1996 – will feature remastered audio, instrumental tracks, and a number of hard-to-find remixes. The digital-only release will be reissued on April 16.
    The
  • Swizz Beatz Honors DMX in Emotional Video: ‘He Was a Humanitarian’

    Swizz Beatz Honors DMX in Emotional Video: ‘He Was a Humanitarian’
    Swizz Beatz paid his respects to DMX in a video posted to his Instagram account on Saturday (April 10), a day after the rapper died at age 50. He had suffered a heart attack and was hospitalized a week earlier.
    “Long live the KING!!!! DMX,” the Verzuz co-creator captioned the nearly 9 minute video. “Words of truth & Pain.”
    In his tribute, Swizz remembered how DMX put everyone else before himself. “Since the day that I met him, he lived his life for everyone else
  • Polo G’s 'Rapstar' challenging Lil Nas X for Number 1 single

    Polo G’s 'Rapstar' challenging Lil Nas X for Number 1 single
    The Official Chart: First Look offers a first glance of the Top 20 ahead of Friday’s Official Singles Chart Top 100. The chart is based on preliminary sales and early streaming reports.
  • London Grammar’s Hannah Reid nearly quit music due to its “sexist and exploitative” nature

    London Grammar’s Hannah Reid nearly quit music due to its “sexist and exploitative” nature
    London Grammar‘s Hannah Reid has revealed she nearly quit music a couple of years ago due to its “sexist and exploitative” nature.READ MORE: London Grammar: “I always end up being the only female in the room”Speaking in a new interview, the frontwoman explained that there was a point when she felt like she “wasn’t cut out” for the industry but that working on the band’s new album, ‘Californian Soil’, helped her regain her con

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