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On an otherwise uneventful Thursday night in Columbus, Ohio, the Only Built 4 Cuban Linx anniversary tour rolled through the Buckeye State and …Hip Hop
Lauryn Hill Effortlessly Slays Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” On "Jimmy Fallon" + Jordin Sparks' New Single “They Don’t Give” + Alicia Keys’ “28 Thousand Days”
In today’s musical round up, we have Lauryn Hill giving us our life with a fabulous cover of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good,” Jordin Sparks drops a new …Jazz
Forget the British invasion of the 1960s or the synth-pop of the 1980s
The explosion of hip-hop onto the music scene in the 1990s was the biggest musical revolution in American pop history.
That’s according to a team of scientists who, for the first time, have analyzed the evolution of Western pop …Hip Hop
Dr. Dre is set to release his first album in 16 years as a soundtrack to the biographical film about hip hop group N.W.A., ‘Straight Outta …Hip-Hop Music
‘Straight Outta Compton’ Is ’The Avengers’ Of Rap Biopics, Will Probably Make N.W.A. Fans Very Happy
The first time I heard Eazy-E’s “Boyz-n-the-Hood” I felt like I was legitimately getting away with something. So much so that it wasn’t even a pleasurable experience – I felt that, at any second, I was about to get in some sort of “trouble.” (I put “trouble” in quotes because the kind of trouble …
Prince, the god of pop, is back at it.
Despite pulling his entire catalogue from all streaming services except Tidal this month, Prince released his latest single, "Stare," via Spotify on Thursday.
The clip has Prince's signature funky sound and features a direct reference to another favorite, …Prince
Rapper-producer will drop album later than rumored August 1st date
Dr. Dre will finally end fans' 16-year wait for a new album when the rapper releases his Straight Outta Compton soundtrack, which will consist of new music entirely produced by The Chronic mastermind, a source tells Rolling Stone. Dre …Dr. Dre
Over the last five years, Kanye West has morphed into one of the greatest live performers of our generation. His concert tours are routinely critically acclaimed, and his headlining show at Coachella in 2011 is in the running for the greatest performance in the festival’s history. So it’s …Kanye West
The epic social media event that is Drake vs. Meek Mill is in full effect. Drizzy’s “Back To Back” freestyle now has over 4 million plays…Hip Hop
In one of his latest music videos, Russia’s best-known rapper, Timati, and his label mate L’One crush cheap cars with a Soviet tank, then take female admirers for a joyride on two sidecar motorcycles emblazoned with red stars.
“I’ll raise a toast to mother Russia!” Timati declares before the track, …Russia
With every passing iOS update from Apple, the variety, inventiveness and overall appeal of music-making apps for the iPad and iPhone just grows and …Audio Quality
Easy Mo Bee also says he created demos that contained lyrics from early Wu-Tang Clan material.Hip Hop
Drake released “Charged Up” on Saturday night, a response to Meek Mill’s claims earlier in the week that the Toronto rapper didn’t write his own rhymes. So what did Mill think of the song?
“Baby lotion soft,” he wrote on Twitter shortly after “Charged Up” came online. He later added, “I can tell he …Drake
ESPN talking head Stephen A. Smith has been known to stir up controversy, most recently for alleging that Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach …Stephen A. Smith
Authenticity has always been a myth in hip-hop, though giving credit where credit is due is still important.Rap Music
It was the moment the world has been waiting for.
After Meek Mill attempted to embarass Drake earlier this week by "exposing" the fact that he may …Drake
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Bruce Aisher explores eight of the archetypal forms of dance music bassline, from old-school classics to contemporary …Music Theory
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Microsoft keynoted the A3E “Future Of Audio’ Conference.
As part of the event, Microsoft featured a preview of what Bitwig …NAMM Show
Ten years after he released his major label debut, your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper tells the story behind the album that started it all.Young Jeezy
You may have noticed that a certain musical flavour can seem really fresh and give you that distinct "whoa – this is the future" impression, only to …England
Controversy erupted this week when rapper Meek Mill accused Drake of hiring ghostwriters for his raps, but from The Sugarhill Gang to Dr. Dre, rappers have been using ghostwriters since day one.
The Meek Mill vs. Drake “beef” has once again stirred one of hip-hop’s most reliable hornet’s …Rap Music
'You're Playing for the World': Q-Tip Talks About His Beats 1 Radio Show 'Abstract Thought,' Working With Sonos
Anyone disappointed by the first day of broadcasting from Beats 1, the radio station centerpiece of Apple's newly launched Music platform, should …Apple Music
Quentin Miller denies being Drake's ghostwriter in a Tumblr post he published today (July 24).
"I am not and never will be a 'ghostwriter' for drake," …Hip Hop
The open secret in hip-hop is that the emperor wears no clothes. Lyrics, appearances, material success are all a gambit, part of misdirection on the part of the MC to get people listening to the words within a story. That means poets are masquerading as kingpins, sensitive thugs as tough guys and, …Hip Hop
Details regarding a recent lawsuit filed by several artists associated with American Idol have revealed some rather alarming details about the manner in …Law
As an increasing number of labels and artists seek to become producers as well, many are curious as to how …iTunes
Meek Mill got every rap fan’s attention last night (July 21) when he went on a tweeting spree that called out Nicki Minaj’s ex-boyfriend Safaree …Rap Music