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  • Drake and Migos postpone tour start date

    Drake and Migos postpone tour start date

    Drake and Migos were supposed to set out on their huge North American tour on July 26 but they postponed the start of the tour. According to a spokesperson for Drake, the reasoning was to ensure that they deliver "the high standard tour experience our fans expect and deserve." The first date of the...
  • Jill Scott, Charlie Wilson set to headline the Cincinnati Music Festival

    Jill Scott, Charlie Wilson set to headline the Cincinnati Music Festival

    Downtown Cincinnati will be moving and grooving to the sweet sounds of R&B July 26-28 as the Cincinnati Music Festival returns to Paul Brown Stadium; the home of the city’s NFL team, the Cincinnati Bengals. Headlining the event’s two main nights will be Jill Scott, whose festival appearance is...
  • 9 best rap & hip-hop music videos of all time

    9 best rap & hip-hop music videos of all time

    Hip-hop and music videos have always been a perfect couple. Ever since The Sugar Hill Gang released the first ever rap single with “Rapper Delight” and paired it with video images, it was destined that this genre would not be a fad as many critics panned it to be in its early years. Over the years...
  • Mos Def to mix art and hip-hop in opening New York City gallery

    Mos Def to mix art and hip-hop in opening New York City gallery

    New York City native and veteran hip-hop artist Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, may have retired from performing and creating within the music industry, but that doesn’t mean that he’s done with contributing to the artistic realm altogether. According to ArtNet, the former rap artist and advertising...
  • Rock-rap group I4Ni premieres video for 'The Other Side'

    Rock-rap group I4Ni premieres video for 'The Other Side'

    I4Ni is a rock-rap group from Nashville that has worked with Bubba Sparxxx among others. By phone, John Conner discusses the new album, the video for "The Other Side" (premiering here), and the group's opportunity with Thirteen Skulls Entertainment (co-founded by MLB Hall-of-Fame player Frank Thomas...
  • Kid Cudi is developing TV show with Jordan Peele's production company

    Kid Cudi is developing TV show with Jordan Peele's production company

    Cleveland’s hottest hip-hop export is hoping to try his talents in the world of television. Scott Mescudi, better known by his recording/stage name, Kid Cudi, recently spoke with Billboard about his latest musical project alongside Kanye West with Kids See Ghosts, in addition to admitting that his...
  • Listen: Chance The Rapper shares four new singles, buys Chicago newspaper

    Listen: Chance The Rapper shares four new singles, buys Chicago newspaper

    Chance The Rapper may not have released a new album so far this week (it ain’t over yet folks) but he did share four new songs late Wednesday night, which have arrived on major streaming platforms, Chance's website and YouTube. The recently engaged rapper from Chicago had initially hoped to provide...
  • Childish Gambino shares alternative version of ‘Awaken, My Love’ at London festival

    Childish Gambino shares alternative version of ‘Awaken, My Love’ at London festival

    Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover has been one of the buzziest names around the entertainment landscape since he surprise-released his Awaken, My Love! LP back in December of 2016, which went on to earn Glover five Grammy nominations earlier this year. As he gears up for a highly anticipated North...
  • Chance the Rapper's "Come Back, Barack" gets Emmy nomination

    Chance the Rapper's "Come Back, Barack" gets Emmy nomination

    The Emmy nominations hit this week for the best in television over the last year and Chance the Rapper picked up a nomination for himself. The nomination was for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics and the song was "Come Back Barack." The song was performed by Chance the Rapper during a...
  • Chart roundup: Drake dominates top charts, breaks Beatles Hot 100 record

    Chart roundup: Drake dominates top charts, breaks Beatles Hot 100 record

    Drake recently released his latest album Scorpion and it's dominating the top Billboard charts. The album debuts at No. 1 on the Top 200 Albums tally on the July 10 chart refresh while seven songs from the set land in the top 10 on the Hot 100 effectively breaking a long-held Beatles record. Here's...
  • BROCKHAMPTON announces radio show and promises new music all summer

    BROCKHAMPTON announces radio show and promises new music all summer

    Hip-hop boy band BROCKHAMPTON has kept busy this year. After founding member Ameer Veen left the band amidst sexual misconduct allegations, the band has moved on and has revealed a lot of great things for their fans coming this summer. Just two weeks after appearing on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy...
  • Iggy Azalea unveils two new songs 'Tokyo Snow Trip' and 'Kream' from upcoming album

    Iggy Azalea unveils two new songs 'Tokyo Snow Trip' and 'Kream' from upcoming album

    Iggy Azalea is finally back and she just dropped two brand-new songs in anticipation of her upcoming album. The first new single is titled "Kream" and featured Tyga while the second is titled "Tokyo Snow Trip." "Kream" samples "C.R.E.A.M." by the Wu-Tang Clan. Originally,  Azalea was working on a...
  • Chance the Rapper proposes to longtime girlfriend during Independence Day BBQ

    Chance the Rapper proposes to longtime girlfriend during Independence Day BBQ

    Chancelor Jonathan Bennett took the biggest chance of his young adult life on Wednesday during an Independence Day BBQ, when he proposed to his longtime girlfriend Kirsten Corley. According to Buzzfeed, Chance The Rapper became Chance The Fiancé on Wednesday following a mid-party proposal that...
  • Jay Rock announces The Big Redemption Tour

    Jay Rock announces The Big Redemption Tour

    West Coast rapper Jay Rock has announced the dates for his upcoming North American headlining fall tour. Named The Big Redemption Tour, the 29-show trek is set to begin on Sept. 12 in Lawrence, Kansas and runs well into the fall before ending in front of a hometown audience at Los Angeles’ Fonda...
  • Drake teases 'Scorpion' album with full tracklist

    Drake teases 'Scorpion' album with full tracklist

    Drake has been releasing a few songs from his next album including the hits "God's Plan" and "Nice for What," and he has finally revealed the tracklist for the new album. Scorpion comes out on June 39 and will include an eye-popping 25 tracks. The supporting artists on the new album include JAY-Z...
  • Chris Brown heading to T-Mobile Arena this August

    Chris Brown heading to T-Mobile Arena this August

    Chris Brown just kicked off his 2018 Heartbreak on a Full Moon Tour and will be out on the road until early in August. The final date of that tour will be in Las Vegas, on Aug. 4 at the T-Mobile Arena and tickets for that show are on sale now through AXS (buy tickets here).  Brown is on tour in...
  • Pusha-T releases "If You Know You Know" music video

    Pusha-T releases "If You Know You Know" music video

    Pusha-T released his third studio album, Daytona, in May and he has just released a new video for the single "If You Know You Know." The album was produced by Kanye West, as was this single. The official music video for "If You Know You Know" is only available to watch right now on Spotify. The...
  • Jermaine Dupri does SiriusXM special programming to celebrate So So Def's 25th anniversary

    Jermaine Dupri does SiriusXM special programming to celebrate So So Def's 25th anniversary

    Grammy-winning songwriter/producer Jermaine Dupri, the founder of So So Def Recordings, will be having a special town hall meeting with So So Def artists on SiriusXM's Fly (channel 47) on June 15 beginning at 4-5:30 p.m. EST. Artists scheduled to appear with Dupri on the show include Xscape, Bow Wow...
  • Sir Mix-A-Lot flips houses on DIY Network special 'Sir Mix-A-Lot's House Remix'

    Sir Mix-A-Lot flips houses on DIY Network special 'Sir Mix-A-Lot's House Remix'

    Get ready for another '90s rapper to have a house-flipping show on DIY Network, the home to "The Vanilla Ice Project." On June 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, DIY will premiere "Sir Mix-A-Lot's House Remix" a one-hour special that will show the "Baby Got Back" rapper buying and renovating a house in his...
  • Nicki Minaj and Future announce co-headlining NICKIHNDRXX North American tour

    Nicki Minaj and Future announce co-headlining NICKIHNDRXX North American tour

    Nicki Minaj and Future will be performing together in arenas across North America this summer as part of their upcoming NICKIHNDRXX tour, which was announced on Monday morning. The North American (U.S. + Canada) leg of the international tour kicks off on Sept. 21 in Baltimore and runs throughout the...
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