• Watch Tierra Whack fly through space in video for new single ‘Link’

    Watch Tierra Whack fly through space in video for new single ‘Link’
    Tierra Whack has united with LEGO Group to create the colourful visuals for the rapper’s new single, ‘Link’.READ MORE: The Big Read – Tierra Whack: “I’m working hard to change the world”The whimsical video was directed by Cat Solen, who Tierra previously collaborated with on the clip for ‘Unemployed’.
    Made as part of LEGO’s Rebuild the World campaign, the new video sees Tierra meet a host of vibrant intergalactic creatures, build a
  • Max Leone shares new single ‘untitled’, ahead of his debut EP ‘Malleable’

    Max Leone shares new single ‘untitled’, ahead of his debut EP ‘Malleable’
    LA-based singer-songwriter Max Leone returns today with a new single, the acoustic-driven ‘untitled’.
    The latest in a string of singles from the pop artist, ‘untitled’ is lifted from the Leone’s forthcoming debut EP ‘Malleable’.READ MORE: Max Leone: The anti-pop prodigy fusing mind-boggling creations with raw emotionIn a press release, Leone spoke of the background to the cathartic offering, saying, “Writing ‘untitled’ felt like unloadi
  • Tributes paid to rapper Shock G of Digital Underground, who has died aged 57

    Tributes paid to rapper Shock G of Digital Underground, who has died aged 57
    American rapper Shock G of hip-hop outfit Digital Underground has died at the age of 57.
    The rapper born Gregory Jacobs also had the rap alter ego Humpty Hump, who was immortalised on the group’s hit ‘The Humpty Dance’. News of his death was confirmed on social media today (April 23), when bandmate Chopmaster J shared a tribute post to the outfit’s late founder.
    “34 years ago almost to the day we had a wild idea we can be a hip hop band and take on the world through
  • Ariana Grande adds a fresh verse to The Weeknd’s ‘Save Your Tears’ on new remix

    Ariana Grande adds a fresh verse to The Weeknd’s ‘Save Your Tears’ on new remix
    The Weeknd has released the remix of his song ‘Save Your Tears’ featuring Ariana Grande.READ MORE: The biggest moments from The Weeknd’s Super Bowl half-time showRumours of a remix to the Canadian singer’s hit single had been floating around for a while, and last week (April 19) he shared what appears to be a snippet of the song with new vocals from Grande.
    A new post from The Weeknd has now confirmed the new remix, which has arrived with an accompanying animated video. T
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  • Kehlani disappointed family members weren't shocked when she came out

    Kehlani disappointed family members weren't shocked when she came out
    Kehlani was underwhelmed by her family's response to her coming out moment.
  • Shock G Dies at 57: Celebs Remember Rapper as a ‘Total Original’

    Shock G Dies at 57: Celebs Remember Rapper as a ‘Total Original’
    The hip-hop community is in mourning following the death of Shock G, at the age of 57.
    The rapper (real name Gregory Jacobs) formed Digital Underground with Chopmaster J and Kenny-K in Oakland, Calif., back in 1987, and charged into the charts on several occasions in the late ’80s and early ’90s.
    The group enjoyed four top 40-charting hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, including “The Humpty Dance,” which also spent five weeks at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart
  • Digital Underground’s Shock G Dies at 57

    Digital Underground’s Shock G Dies at 57
    Shock G, the bombastic rapper who fronted late ’80s/early ’90s hip-hop collective Digital Underground, has died, according to an Instagram post Thursday (April 22) from his onetime groupmate Chopmaster J. He was 57.
    The group was best known for their 1990 hit “The Humpty Dance,” and Shock G (real name: Greg Jacobs) was front and center for the song’s MTV-favorite video as his alter ego Humpty Hump.
    “34 years ago almost to the day we had a wild idea we can be a
  • Shuttered Venue Grant Applications to Resume Over the Weekend

    Shuttered Venue Grant Applications to Resume Over the Weekend
    The Small Business Administration will reopen the application portal for the Shuttered Venue Operator Grants program this Saturday, the organization announced on Thursday (April 22). The portal has been down since April 8 when it failed to launch.
    News of the Saturday date dew criticism from struggling venue owners over the short notice given and since local government, lawyers, accountants needed for the complex applications will likely not be available on the weekend.“We have completed r
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  • SoundCloud Exclusively Expands Hip-Hop Show ‘The Lookout’ Onto SiriusXM

    SoundCloud Exclusively Expands Hip-Hop Show ‘The Lookout’ Onto SiriusXM
    SoundCloud has exclusively expanded its The Lookout playlist, which showcases emerging hip-hop acts, into a SiriusXM program. Berlin-headquartered SoundCloud and New York City-based SiriusXM unveiled their collaboration on The Lookout today, in a formal release that was shared with Digital Music News. Under the deal, new episodes of the playlist-inspired show will air on SiriusXM’s […]
    The post SoundCloud Exclusively Expands Hip-Hop Show ‘The Lookout’ Onto SiriusXM appea
  • EDC 2021’s Failure to Launch: How a Plan to Bring 200,000 People to Las Vegas Fell Apart

    EDC 2021’s Failure to Launch: How a Plan to Bring 200,000 People to Las Vegas Fell Apart
    For 12 days, it appeared as though Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas — the world’s biggest dance music festival — would be the first major live music event to happen since the coronavirus pandemic shut down live concerts last March.
    That excitement proved short-lived when Pasquale Rotella, founder and CEO of EDC producer Insomniac Events, announced late Tuesday night that the festival would have to be postponed until October, citing an added provision to Clark County&rs
  • Megan Thee Stallion Announces She’s Taking a Break From Music & ‘Recharging’

    Megan Thee Stallion Announces She’s Taking a Break From Music & ‘Recharging’
    Megan Thee Stallion announced a temporary musical hiatus on Thursday (April 22), letting fans know that Thee Hot Girl is taking a hot minute to unplug and recharge.
    The “Savage” rapper posted two sci-fi photos of herself on Instagram, where she’s wearing a chrome-plated respirator while submerged in an aquatic tank. Although the newspaper-printed bodysuit fits with her Good News album aesthetic, fans think the “What’s New” artist is ready to enter a
  • Machine Gun Kelly Shows Off Gruesome Razor-Sharp Neck Tattoo

    Machine Gun Kelly Shows Off Gruesome Razor-Sharp Neck Tattoo
    Machine Gun Kelly is his own bloody Valentine with his latest razor-sharp tattoo.
    The rapper, who turned 31 on Thursday (April 22), not only viciously sliced through a candy-filled birthday cake Wednesday night, but he also got some new ink that looks like someone sliced his neck. He showed off photos and a video of himself getting a gruesome vertical line tattooed in red ink down his neck, right above his tattoo of the title of his Billboard 200 No. 1 album Tickets to My Downfall.
    &ld
  • Latin Artist on the Rise: Duki on Finding His Space in Music & Delivering a More ‘Mature’ Album

    Latin Artist on the Rise: Duki on Finding His Space in Music & Delivering a More ‘Mature’ Album
    Duki’s writing process is simple. “I only need a microphone,” the Argentine rapper says. “I start improvising and from then I just start building. But I’m writing in my head as I freestyle.”
    A self-described melómano (music lover) who grew up listening to Luis Miguel and The Beatles, the 24-year-old artist, who last year scored a Latin Grammy nod for “Hablamos Mañana” with Bad Bunny and Pablo Chill-E, started his career freestyli
  • Reservoir Releases Financial Statements Ahead of Becoming Publicly Traded

    Reservoir Releases Financial Statements Ahead of Becoming Publicly Traded
    Reservoir Media earned $11.5 million in net income on $64 million in revenue in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, according to financial details in an investor presentation for the company’s plans to become publicly traded later this year.
    The reverse merger with Roth Acquisition II, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), was announced April 14. According to these documents, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 15, Roth Acquisition II shareholders woul
  • Here Are 5 Celebrity-Owned, Eco-Friendly Brands

    Here Are 5 Celebrity-Owned, Eco-Friendly Brands
    If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission.
    As the climate crisis continues to worsen, it’s important now more than ever to take steps toward making environmental change.
    A number of celebrities, including Rihanna, Selena Gomez and more have begun taking responsibility and making efforts within their brands to keep their products as mindfully sourced and eco-friendly as possible.
    In honor of Earth Day (
  • Universal Music Group Posts Q1 Earnings Growth Ahead of Fall IPO

    Universal Music Group Posts Q1 Earnings Growth Ahead of Fall IPO
    Universal Music Group (UMG) experienced a more than two percent year-over-year increase in revenue during 2021’s first three months, as well as a 9.4 percent boost “at constant currency and perimeter.” French conglomerate Vivendi – which is preparing to take Universal Music Group public – revealed these and other noteworthy performance specifics today, in its […]
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  • Farina on Her Joint EP ‘FloWres’ With Arcangel: ‘We’re Flourishing as People & Artists’

    Farina on Her Joint EP ‘FloWres’ With Arcangel: ‘We’re Flourishing as People & Artists’
    Earlier this year, Farina dropped the Arcangel-assisted “La Boca,” a catchy reggaeton song that was born almost two years ago and marked the beginning of her joint EP with the Puerto Rican artist, out Thursday (April 22).
    Dubbed FloWres, the album is home to six tracks, including sultry traps (“Comas y Ceros”), Latin R&B (“Pegate”), and even malianteo (“Montoya”), to name a few.
    “Every song is so different,” Farina tells Billbo
  • The Weeknd’s ‘Save Your Tears’ Tops Pop Airplay Chart Ahead of Ariana Grande Remix

    The Weeknd’s ‘Save Your Tears’ Tops Pop Airplay Chart Ahead of Ariana Grande Remix
    The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears” hits No. 1 on Billboard’s mainstream top 40 radio-based Pop Airplay chart (dated April 24).
    The coronation occurs ahead of the release of the song’s remix with Ariana Grande, due Thursday night (April 23) at midnight ET.
    “Tears” is The Weeknd’s fourth Pop Airplay leader and the second from his most recent studio album, After Hours, after “Blinding Lights” dominated for six nonconsecutive weeks between
  • Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Stories Behind His Biggest Hits & Toughest Trials: Listen

    Name a Green Day song and Billie Joe Armstrong knows exactly where his head was at, where he was physically and who he was with when he wrote it. The last part isn’t that, hard considering his bandmates Michael “Mike Dirnt” Pritchard and Frank Edwin “Tré Cool” Wright III have been central characters to the story of his life that he’s telling in full detail.
    The 49-year-old punk rocker reintroduces fans to the trials, tribulations and triu
  • Megan Thee Stallion announces hiatus: “I’ll be back when it’s time”

    Megan Thee Stallion announces hiatus: “I’ll be back when it’s time”
    Megan Thee Stallion has announced that she’s going to be taking a hiatus from music.READ MORE: Megan Thee Stallion: “I’m really working on my dynasty right now”The ‘Hot Girl Summer’ rapper has been busy as of late. From starring in Calvin Klein ad campaigns, releasing new music and taking home three Grammys at last month’s ceremony, it looks like she’s ready to take a break
    This afternoon (April 22), Megan prompted speculation that she mi
  • Dr. Luke, World Famous Music Producer, Isn’t Public Figure, NY Appeals Court Rules

    Dr. Luke, World Famous Music Producer, Isn’t Public Figure, NY Appeals Court Rules
    In a setback not only for pop star Kesha Rose Sebert but also for many news organizations that took her side in a huge libel battle, a New York appeals court has ruled that Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald is not a public figure.
    Dr. Luke, a onetime guitarist on Saturday Night Live, is one of the most successful song producers of the early 21st century, having made hits for Katy Perry, Avril Lavigne, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus and many, many others. He owns a big publishin
  • How to Watch ‘Cher & the Loneliest Elephant’

    How to Watch ‘Cher & the Loneliest Elephant’
    To celebrate Earth Day, Smithsonian Channel and Paramount+ teamed up to release a powerful documentary on Thursday (April 22) five years in the making.
    Cher and the Loneliest Elephant finds the singer and activist in Islamabad, Pakistan, where an elephant named Kaavan has been cruelly held in captivity for more than 20 years. Along with a group of expert wildlife veterinarians, animal aid groups and sanctuary owners, Cher is faced with a set of daunting challenges to move the four
  • Dr. Dre single again as divorce drags on

    Dr. Dre single again as divorce drags on
    Dr. Dre and his estranged wife have not yet settled on the financial part of their divorce case.
  • Cordae shares new four-track project featuring Q-Tip and Young Thug

    Cordae shares new four-track project featuring Q-Tip and Young Thug
    Rapper Cordae has shared a new four-track project called ‘Just Until….’ – you can listen to it below.READ MORE: Young Stoner Life – ‘Slime Language 2’ review: follow-up record doesn’t quite stickThe new “4 Pack” sees the Maryland artist (formerly known as YBN Cordae) collaborate with A Tribe Called Quest‘s Q-Tip on the riveting ‘More Life’, and Atlanta rapper Young Thug on the zippy ‘Wassup’.
    The long-awai
  • For a Third Time, Drake Replaces Himself at No. 1 on Rhythmic Airplay Chart

    For a Third Time, Drake Replaces Himself at No. 1 on Rhythmic Airplay Chart
    Drake, already among the most successful hitmakers on rhythmic radio, adds to his airplay empire with a record-extending 32nd No. 1 on Billboard’s Rhythmic Airplay chart thanks to “What’s Next.” The single advances from No. 4 on the list dated April 24 to become the radio format’s most-played song in the week ending April 18, according to MRC Data.
    The 32nd chart-topper extends Drake’s massive lead among all challengers for the most leaders since the chart beg
  • Jerry Garcia’s Daughter Trixie Talks Keen Shoe Collection & Being ‘Mindful’ of the Planet

    Jerry Garcia’s Daughter Trixie Talks Keen Shoe Collection & Being ‘Mindful’ of the Planet
    If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission.
    Shoe company Keen teamed up with the Jerry Garcia family this week, honoring the late legend’s commitment to sustainability with a follow-up collection to the Keen x Garcia product line.
    The three styles in the new collection include the Yogui slip-on, the Elsa Lite sneaker and the limited edition Newport sandal, which features Garcia’s “Junglescap
  • ‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ star Danny Ramirez reveals a BTS joke was cut from the show

    ‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ star Danny Ramirez reveals a BTS joke was cut from the show
    The Falcon And The Winter Soldier star Danny Ramirez has revealed that a joke about BTS was cut from the Disney+ show.READ MORE: ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ episode five recap: meet the new Captain AmericaThe ad-lib scene came during episode five where Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) tells Ramirez, who plays Joaquin Torres in Marvel‘s new TV series, to keep his wings and takes the shield instead.
    He told Collider: “It’s this little ad-lib about how I wish w
  • Gunna Discusses ‘Call of Duty’ Ad, ‘Slime Language 2′ & Why ‘Ski’ Is an ‘Everybody Song’

    Gunna Discusses ‘Call of Duty’ Ad, ‘Slime Language 2′ & Why ‘Ski’ Is an ‘Everybody Song’
    Fresh off the release of their highly anticipated album Slime Language 2, Young Thug and Gunna are the latest soldiers in combat in Call of Duty: Warzone. On Thursday (April 22), the massive video game franchise released a new short film called “Squad Up the World” to accompany the season 3 content release and game update for Warzone.
    The campaign features stars across hip-hop, gaming and professional sports, including Young Thug and Gunna, Jack Harlow and Druski, Michelle Viscu
  • Lathan Warlick on the Near-Death Experience That Led to His Collaborative Country EP ‘My Way’

    Lathan Warlick on the Near-Death Experience That Led to His Collaborative Country EP ‘My Way’
    Lathan Warlick never set out to become a rapper and music artist, let alone a collaborator with some of country’s top artists. Yet on My Way, out Friday (April 23), he partners with Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard, Russell Dickerson, Dustin Lynch and RaeLynn.
    “What intrigues me about Lathan is his great confluence of styles that seems to find its place across multiple genres — rap, country, gospel, pop and inspirational. Not many people can do that,” says RECOR
  • Spotify Says the App Store is an ‘Abusive Power Grab’ by Apple in Anti-Trust Hearing

    Spotify Says the App Store is an ‘Abusive Power Grab’ by Apple in Anti-Trust Hearing
    Spotify has called the App Store “an abusive power grab” by Apple at an anti-trust hearing. Spotify teamed up with Match Group and Tile for an anti-trust hearing into Apple’s App Store practices. These companies are urging the US Congress to take action against Apple and Google for their dominant positions in the marketplace. “Apple […]
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