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Sean Combs Apologizes After Being Seen Assaulting Cassie In Newly Released Surveillance Footage

Sean Combs Apologizes After Being Seen Assaulting Cassie In Newly Released Surveillance Footage

About two days after footage from a surveillance camera showing him physically assaulting his girlfriend at a hotel in Los Angeles in March 2016 surfaced in the media, Sean "Diddy" Combs has issued an apology. The footage published on Friday (May 17) by CNN from the surveillance video at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City… ... Continue Reading
Future, Metro Boomin & Kendrick Lamar's 'Like That' Reaches No. 1 On Rhythmic Airplay Chart

Future, Metro Boomin & Kendrick Lamar's 'Like That' Reaches No. 1 On Rhythmic Airplay Chart

Future, Metro Boomin and Kendrick Lamar's collaboration "Like That" has climbed to the top spot on Billboard's Rhythmic Airplay Chart dated May 18. The song, which has advanced from the previous week's No. 3 position, logged a 12% increase in plays on U.S. monitored rhythmic radio stations in the tracking weak ended May 9, according… ... Continue Reading
Drake, Nicki Minaj Among Leading 2024 BET Awards Nominees

Drake, Nicki Minaj Among Leading 2024 BET Awards Nominees

Drake and Nicki Minaj lead the BET Awards 2024 nominees with seven and six nominations, respectively. Drake's nominations include Album of the Year for For All The Dogs (Scary Hours Edition), Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Best Collaboration with Sexyy Red and SZA for "Rich Baby Daddy," Viewer's Choice with Sexyy… ... Continue Reading
Soulja Boy Apologizes To Metro Boomin For Posts About Late Mother

Soulja Boy Apologizes To Metro Boomin For Posts About Late Mother

Soulja Boy has apologized to Metro Boomin after receiving severe backlash from the hip-hop community for his posts about the producer's late mother. The rapper recently lashed out at the producer after a 12-year-old tweet from Metro resurfaced online, where he made a jibe at the former. "My phone rings to come to the studio… ... Continue Reading
Kehlani Announces New Album 'Crash' To Arrive In June

Kehlani Announces New Album 'Crash' To Arrive In June

Kehlani has announced that their fourth studio album, Crash will arrive on June 21. The Grammy-nominated singer, who had earlier teased the LP's title through a slew of tweets, also revealed the album's artwork on social media. The artwork features the singer sitting atop a demolished car, with their legs covered in a metallic apparatus.… ... Continue Reading
Blue Note Jazz Festival Presents: The Black Radio Experience Reveals Legendary Lineup

Blue Note Jazz Festival Presents: The Black Radio Experience Reveals Legendary Lineup

Blue Note Entertainment Group and Black Radio Productions have unveiled a legendary lineup for their newly announced "Blue Note Jazz Festival Presents: The Black Radio Experience." "Blue Note Jazz Festival Presents: The Black Radio Experience" will be hosted by Sway Calloway. It is scheduled to take place on August 30 to September 1 at The… ... Continue Reading
Prince's 'Purple Rain' To Be Released In 4K Ultra HD For 40th Anniversary

Prince's 'Purple Rain' To Be Released In 4K Ultra HD For 40th Anniversary

Warner Brothers is set to release Prince's Purple Rain on 4K Ultra HD and digital platforms on June 25th in celebration of the iconic film's 40th anniversary. Prince, who made his acting debut with Purple Rain, starred as The Kid in the movie, alongside Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos, and Clarence Williams III. Albert… ... Continue Reading
French Montana Announces 2024 Tour With Fabolous, Fivio Foreign

French Montana Announces 2024 Tour With Fabolous, Fivio Foreign

French Montana has announced his 2024 "Gotta See It To Believe It" Tour featuring special guests Fabolous and Fivio Foreign. The 7-city tour kicks off on August 1 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, making stops across North America in Buffalo, Chicago, Toronto and more before wrapping up at The Fillmore in Philadelphia on August… ... Continue Reading
Cardi B Says She's Not Dropping A New Album This Year

Cardi B Says She's Not Dropping A New Album This Year

Cardi B says she is not dropping a new album this year, as she had promised a few weeks back. The rapper made the announcement in a conversations with fans online about the follow up to her 2018 debut album. It has been six years since the rapper released her first studio album, Invasion of… ... Continue Reading
Eminem Promotes Upcoming Album With Slim Shady Obituary In Detroit Newspaper

Eminem Promotes Upcoming Album With Slim Shady Obituary In Detroit Newspaper

Eminem ran a fake "Slim Shady" obituary in the Detroit Free Press earlier this week to promote his upcoming 12th studio album, The Death of Slim Shady (Coup De Grace). The message features a photo of Eminem in a white Jason Voorhees hockey mask. The headline reads, "Slim Shady Made Lasting Impressions" and the subhead… ... Continue Reading
Drake & Kendrick Lamar Diss Tracks Dominate Billboard's Hot Rap Songs Chart

Drake & Kendrick Lamar Diss Tracks Dominate Billboard's Hot Rap Songs Chart

Drake and Kendrick Lamar's diss tracks hog the limelight on Billboard's Hot Rap Songs chart dated May 18, claiming the top six slots on the list. Lamar's "Not Like Us" debuted at No. 1 on the multi-metric Hot Rap Songs chart. The song logged 70.9 million official U.S. streams in the tracking week ended May… ... Continue Reading
Lizzo Speaks Out In Support Of Palestine, Sudan & Democratic Republic Of Congo

Lizzo Speaks Out In Support Of Palestine, Sudan & Democratic Republic Of Congo

Hip-hop superstar Lizzo has spoken out in support of Palestine, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo on social media. In a video she shared on Instagram, Lizzo thanked "all of the activists who have been working tirelessly to help the liberation and the freedom of the people who have been genocided all over the… ... Continue Reading
Travis Scott Adds Dates To European Tour

Travis Scott Adds Dates To European Tour

Travis Scott has expanded his "Utopia - Circus Maximus World Tour," adding more European arena and stadium dates. Scott's move comes after the originally announced dates, including shows at Rhein Energie Stadion in Cologne, Germany, the Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt, and Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, all sold out. The four newly added dates… ... Continue Reading
Black Eyed Peas Drop 'Tonight' From 'Bad Boys: Ride Or Die' Soundtrack

Black Eyed Peas Drop 'Tonight' From 'Bad Boys: Ride Or Die' Soundtrack

Black Eyed Peas recently released "Tonight," the lead single from the soundtrack of the upcoming fourth instalment of the buddy cop film franchise Bad Boys, Bad Boys: Ride Or Die. The track features Latin superstars El Alfa and Becky G. It blends both English and Spanish vocals over a sample of Corona's 1993 single "Rhythm… ... Continue Reading
Kendrick Lamar's Drake Diss Track 'Not Like Us' Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Kendrick Lamar's Drake Diss Track 'Not Like Us' Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Kendrick Lamar's Drake diss track "Not Like Us" has debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart, earning the rapper his fourth No. 1. The song is Lamar's second No. 1 as a solo artist. "Like That," "Humble," and "Bad Blood" had previously hit the top of the chart. "Not Like Us" logged 70.9 million streams… ... Continue Reading
Childish Gambino Surprise-Drops New Album 'Atavista,' Announces World Tour

Childish Gambino Surprise-Drops New Album 'Atavista,' Announces World Tour

Childish Gambino recently surprise-dropped a new album, Atavista, a reimagined "finished" version of his 2020 album, 3.15.20. Atavista features reimagined, completed versions of tracks from 3.15.20, in addition to two new songs called "Atavista" and "Human Sacrifice." Gambino had originally released 3.15.20 unmixed and unmastered in March 2020 due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19… ... Continue Reading
Snoop Dogg, Michael Buble To Join Reba McEntire, Gwen Stefani As 'The Voice' Coaches

Snoop Dogg, Michael Buble To Join Reba McEntire, Gwen Stefani As 'The Voice' Coaches

NBC has announced Snoop Dogg and Michael Buble will join Reba McEntire and Gwen Stefani as "The Voice" Coaches during the upcoming season 26 this fall. Stefani is returning as a Coach for Season 26 after a brief hiatus, alongside McEntire, who is returning for her third straight season. They will be joined by two… ... Continue Reading
Charli XCX Drops Star-Studded '360' Video

Charli XCX Drops Star-Studded '360' Video

Charli XCX recently released a video for "360," a song from her upcoming BRAT album. The video, directed by Aidan Zamiri and featuring a slew of Charli's friends and collaborators, begins with the pop artist meeting a group of pals at a restaurant, where they attempt to "fulfil the prophecy of finding a new hot… ... Continue Reading
Coi Leray Drops New Single 'Lemon Cars'

Coi Leray Drops New Single 'Lemon Cars'

Coi Leray recently dropped a new single, "Lemon Cars," produced by Mike Will Made-It and Melz of Ear Drummers. The single, which shares the same title as Leray's forthcoming EP, arrives with an accompanying video. The track follows this year's earlier releases "Wanna Come Thru" and "Can't Come Back." "She can't stop but she can't… ... Continue Reading
Camila Cabello Shares Lil Nas X Collab 'He Knows'

Camila Cabello Shares Lil Nas X Collab 'He Knows'

Camila Cabello recently released "He Knows," featuring Lil Nas X, from her forthcoming album C,XOXO. "He's wrapped around my pinky finger/ Watching the way I move/ . And he knows it's true/ When I play with him like that/ That he's coming right back," Cabello sings. "Let it rain on me/ He f---ing up my… ... Continue Reading
Tems Announces 2024 'Born In The Wild' World Tour

Tems Announces 2024 'Born In The Wild' World Tour

Tems has announced dates for her upcoming "Born in the Wild" World Tour 2024 in support of her new upcoming album. Last month, Tems had revealed the title of her debut album, Born in the Wild. She's now revealed that the record will be released on June 7, 2024, via Since '93/RCA Records. "This is… ... Continue Reading
Ice Spice Drops New Sean-Paul Sampling Single 'Gimmie A Light'

Ice Spice Drops New Sean-Paul Sampling Single 'Gimmie A Light'

Bronx rapper Ice Spice recently dropped her new single "Gimmie a Light." "Off the liquor, we be gettin' nasty/Ghetto, fabulous and fancy/She gettin' loud but nobody moved (Word)/Talk of the town, I'm makin' the news," Ice Spice raps on the track. "Pretty-ass face and some pretty-ass boobs/Pretty-ass bitch, I be shakin' the room/Stank-ass bitch tryna… ... Continue Reading
Post Malone, Morgan Wallen Join Forces On 'I Had Some Help'

Post Malone, Morgan Wallen Join Forces On 'I Had Some Help'

Post Malone has teamed up with country superstar Morgan Wallen to kickstart his country era with a new single, "I Had Some Help." "It ain't like I can make this kinda mess all by myself," the pair sing in the chorus. "Don't act like you ain't help me pull that bottle off the shelf." The… ... Continue Reading
Megan Thee Stallion Drops Another New Snake-Themed Single 'BOA'

Megan Thee Stallion Drops Another New Snake-Themed Single 'BOA'

Megan Thee Stallion is back with another snake-themed track, "BOA," featuring a sample of Gwen Stefani's 2004 classic "What You Waiting For?" "I'm taking shots, I'm taking spots/ I see the shade then they get blocked/ They see the chain then they went blind/ I know I'm different I'm one of a kind/ I took… ... Continue Reading
GloRilla's 'Yeah Glo!' Reaches No. 1 On Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

GloRilla's 'Yeah Glo!' Reaches No. 1 On Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

GloRilla's "Yeah Glo!" has reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. The single rose from No. 2 to the top position amid a 14% surge in plays, making it the most-played song on the U.S. monitored mainstream R&B/hip-hop radio stations in the April 26 - May 2 tracking week, according to… ... Continue Reading
Post Malone, Avril Lavigne & More Join Lineup Of ACM Awards Performers

Post Malone, Avril Lavigne & More Join Lineup Of ACM Awards Performers

The Academy of Country Music, Prime Video, and Dick Clark Productions have revealed the latest lineup of superstar performances and exclusive collaborations set to take the stage at the 59th ACM Awards. Post Malone is set to make his debut on the legendary ACM Awards stage, alongside a newly added performance from 2022 New Male… ... Continue Reading
Questlove Declares 'Hip Hop Is Truly Dead' Amid Drake, Kendrick Lamar Feud

Questlove Declares 'Hip Hop Is Truly Dead' Amid Drake, Kendrick Lamar Feud

Questlove isn't impressed with the ongoing and intensifying feud between Drake and Kendrick Lamar. The Roots drummer and joint frontman slammed both rappers and declared, "Hip Hop is truly dead." In an Instagram post with the caption, "Here We Are Now. Entertain us," Questlove wrote, "Nobody won the war. This wasn't about skill. This was… ... Continue Reading
Charlie Wilson Reclaims Record For Most No. 1s On Adult R&B Airplay Chart By Male Artist

Charlie Wilson Reclaims Record For Most No. 1s On Adult R&B Airplay Chart By Male Artist

Charlie Wilson has reclaimed the record for most No. 1s on Billboard's Adult R&B Airplay Chart by a male artist. Until two weeks ago, Wilson had been leading as the male artist with most No. 1s on the Adult R&B Airplay Chart, when Usher tied his record. On the latest chart, dated May 11, Wilson… ... Continue Reading
Kehlani Shares Video For Latest Single 'After Hours'

Kehlani Shares Video For Latest Single 'After Hours'

Kehlani recently released a music video for her latest single, "After Hours." The video, directed by Amber Park, shows Kehlani and her crew getting together for a round of drinks at the Fontainebleau in Las Vegas and then setting out for the night. The singer shows off the viral TikTok choreography, done by Darius Hickman,… ... Continue Reading
Drake's Security Guard Shot Outside Superstar's Toronto Mansion

Drake's Security Guard Shot Outside Superstar's Toronto Mansion

Drake's security guard was shot outside the rapper's Toronto mansion in the early hours of Tuesday morning, May 7. The incident occurred around 2 a.m. in Toronto's affluent Bridle Path neighborhood. When the police officials arrived, they discovered a man with a gunshot wound, described as having "very serious injuries," who was subsequently transported to… ... Continue Reading
Tems Shares Self-Directed Video For New Single 'Love Me JeJe'

Tems Shares Self-Directed Video For New Single 'Love Me JeJe'

Tems recently released a self-directed video for her latest single, "Love Me Jeje," a song set to feature on her upcoming debut album, Born in the Wild. The video, which pays homage to Tems' hometown of Lagos, features Nigerian singer-songwriter Seyi Sodimu. It shows Tems at a karaoke spot and provides a look at the… ... Continue Reading
Dua Lipa, Tyler, The Creator, Chris Stapleton & Blink-182 To Headline Austin City Limits

Dua Lipa, Tyler, The Creator, Chris Stapleton & Blink-182 To Headline Austin City Limits

Dua Lipa, Tyler, The Creator, Chris Stapleton, Blink-182, Sturgill Simpson and Pretty Lights are set to headline the 2024 Austin City Limits Music Festival. This year will mark the debut ACL Fest appearances for both Dua Lipa and Blink-182. The stand-out lineup of the season also feature Khruangbin, Leon Bridges, Carin Leon, Norah Jones, Renee… ... Continue Reading
Vince Staples Says 'We Deserve Better' Than Drake, Kendrick Lamar Feud

Vince Staples Says 'We Deserve Better' Than Drake, Kendrick Lamar Feud

During a recent discussion with Long Beach Mayor Rex Richardson during a town hall at the inaugural Youth Day in the LBC, Vince Staples put across his views on the feud between Drake and Kendrick Lamar. Responding to a fan's question about the feud between Drake and Lamar, the rapper began by explaining that he… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift & Post Malone's 'Fortnight' Remains Atop Billboard Hot 100 For Second Week

Taylor Swift & Post Malone's 'Fortnight' Remains Atop Billboard Hot 100 For Second Week

Taylor Swift and Post Malone's "Fortnight" has remained atop Billboard Hot 100 for a second straight week. The song, from Swift's new album The Tortured Poets Department, drew 38.2 million official streams and 33.3 million radio airplay audience impressions and sold 6,000 copies in the U.S. in the tracking week that ends on May 2.… ... Continue Reading
Travis Scott Announces U.K., European Leg Of 'Utopia - Circus Maximus' Tour

Travis Scott Announces U.K., European Leg Of 'Utopia - Circus Maximus' Tour

Travis Scott has announced details of a new U.K. and European tour. Called the "Utopia - Circus Maximus" tour, the trek kicks off on June 28 at GelreDome in Arnhem, before continuing throughout July with stops in Krakow, Zurich, Nice, and Antwerk. The tour will be concluded on July 27 at Deutsche Bank Park in… ... Continue Reading
Gunna Drops New Single 'Whatsapp (Wassam),' Confirms 'One Of Wun' Release Date

Gunna Drops New Single 'Whatsapp (Wassam),' Confirms 'One Of Wun' Release Date

Atlanta rapper Gunna recently dropped "Whatsapp (Wassam)," the second single from his upcoming album, One of Wun, and announced the record will arrive on May 10th. "Man, wassam/ They sent the wire through WhatsApp (WhatsApp)/ Hope ain't nobody to cuss at/ S-t changed but it still get pushed back/ I drop, make these little n-as… ... Continue Reading
Paramount+ Shares Trailer For Lollapalooza Docuseries

Paramount+ Shares Trailer For Lollapalooza Docuseries

Paramount+ recently revealed the official trailer for the upcoming three-part docuseries Lolla: The Story Of Lollapalooza. The docuseries will premiere exclusively on the service in the U.S. and Canada on May 21 and on May 22 in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Brazil, France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Lolla: The Story Of Lollapalooza depicts the… ... Continue Reading
Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah Reunites With Nas On 'Scar Tissue'

Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah Reunites With Nas On 'Scar Tissue'

Ghostface Killah and Nas have reunited on "Scar Tissue," a single from the Wu-Tang Clan rapper's upcoming Set The Tone album. Set The Tone will be Killah's first release on Nas' Mass Appeal imprint. Set The Tone is his first solo studio album since 2019's Ghostface Killahs, a 14-track project entirely produced by Danny Caiazzo.… ... Continue Reading
Imagine Dragons Share New Version Of 'Eyes Closed' Featuring J Balvin

Imagine Dragons Share New Version Of 'Eyes Closed' Featuring J Balvin

Imagine Dragons recently released a remix version of their new single, "Eyes Closed," featuring Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin. The new version also arrives with a collaborative music video directed by longtime band partner Matt Eastin. The original "Eyes Closed" dropped in April. It will feature on the band's upcoming album, Loom, as will the… ... Continue Reading
Drake, Kendrick Lamar Go Back-And-Forth With 'Family Matters,' 'Meet The Grahams'

Drake, Kendrick Lamar Go Back-And-Forth With 'Family Matters,' 'Meet The Grahams'

The feud between Drake and Kendrick Lamar continues, as both rappers recently released brand new diss tracks. On Friday, May 3, Lamar dropped his latest diss track against Drake "6:16 in LA," but on Saturday, May 4, the pair dropped new diss tracks within an hour of each other, beginning with Drake's "Family Matters." On… ... Continue Reading