R. Kelly, Spotify

R. Kelly’s Music Removed From Spotify Playlists

by Teddy Grant   May 10, 2018

R. Kelly’s musical catalog was removed from Spotify’s editorial and algorithmic playlists on Thursday, Billboard reports. Under the streaming service’s new public hate content... Read More

Shawn “JAY Z” Carter Announces the Launch of Tidal music streaming

Tidal Accused of Inflating Streaming Stats for Beyoncé and Kanye

by Christina Santi   May 09, 2018

A Norwegian newspaper is accusing Tidal, a music streaming service primarily owned by JAY-Z, of falsifying the number of streams for Kanye West’s Life of... Read More

Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko Performs with Her Daughter for VH1’s ‘Dear Mama’

by Christina Santi   May 08, 2018

R&B singer Jhené Aiko took the stage with her 9-year-old daughter, Namiko, to perform at VH1’s third annual Dear Mama: A Love Letter to... Read More

childish gambino

Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ Video Tackles Gun Violence and Black Life

by Christina Santi   May 07, 2018

Moments after appearing on Saturday Night Live as both host and musical guest, Donald Glover, who releases music as Childish Gambino, dropped a stunning... Read More

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Releases Videos for ‘Chun-Li’ and ‘Barbie Tingz’

by Teddy Grant   May 04, 2018

Nicki Minaj released music videos for her two new singles, “Chun-Li” and “Barbie Tingz,” on Friday. The rapper had taken a bit of a break... Read More

Kanye West

Detroit Radio Station Pulls Kanye West Music from Airwaves

by Christina Santi   May 04, 2018

A hip-hop radio station in Detroit has announced that it is pulling Kanye West music off airwaves after his comments about slavery earlier this... Read More

So Irie! Rihanna Working on First Full Reggae Album

So Irie! Rihanna Working on First Full Reggae Album

by Jessica Bennett   May 03, 2018

Rihanna has never been ashamed of her Caribbean heritage, as the Barbadian beauty has featured at least one reggae-tinged track on all of her... Read More

young dolph

Young Dolph Calls out Major Labels in ‘Slave Owner’ Video

by Christina Santi   May 03, 2018

Rapper Young Dolph compares record labels to slave owners in his Slave Owner visual. Amid the controversy surrounding Kanye West’s comments about slavery being a choice, the... Read More

James Comey, Beyoncé

James Comey Sang Beyoncé’s ‘Sandcastles’ During FBI Briefing

by Teddy Grant   May 03, 2018

James Comey seems to be a fan of Beyoncé. The former FBI director said he sang “Sandcastles” by Beyoncé during an official FBI briefing, according... Read More

T.I., Kanye

T.I. Says Kanye West Is ‘Dead’ Serious About Running for President (Video)

by Teddy Grant   May 02, 2018

T.I. is on Kanye West’s new track “ye vs. the people,” and has challenged the rapper on his support of President Donald Trump. T.I.... Read More