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Ranking Beastie Boys' Albums

Originally a punk-rock band, by the time they worked on their debut studio album <i>Licensed to Ill</i> Beastie Boys largely abandoned that genre in favor of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Rap rebel BIA is unfiltered, unapologetic and unconventional

With a lilting, steady flow and a mane of striking dark hair, Boston-born rapper BIA (Bianca Landrau) has teetered on the edge of widespread fame for the past few years. The 25-year-old says her music is currently in a state of flux, but this doesn’t seem to be anything new. Currently living in …

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Two limited-edition David Bowie albums will be released next month and we're thanking our lucky stars

It’s been over a year since our favorite Starman died, but now we have two new ways to honor his legacy. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Record …

Music

Did Nas Force Remy Ma To Stop Performing ‘shETHER’? ‘Ether’ Rapper Responds To Rumors | International Business Times

Two weeks after the release of Remy Ma’s Nicki Minaj diss track, “shETHER,” the song could no longer be found on Soundcloud or heard on the radio. …

Ciara Is a Waste of ‘Crunk&B,’ but Future Is a Terrible Person

Roses are red, violets are blue and Future is a terrible fucking person. This should not be a novel idea to anyone who has ever read a Future …

African-American News

The Supremes Succeed The Stones

A sequence of nine American No. 1 singles in two and a half years is something most artists could only dream of. <b>The Supremes</b> confirmed that feat on …

Is The Weeknd’s New Music Video Secretly All About Bella Hadid?

It’s been months since The Weeknd and Bella Hadid called it quits, and yet, many are wondering if the R&B mogul hasn’t just pulled a Calvin Harris by making his latest video for “I Feel It Coming” all about his ex. The vid, which sees the Canadian superstar, a love interest who looks an awful lot …

Bella Hadid

Frank Ocean dropped a gorgeous new song on a surprise radio show

One of my favorite things about Frank Ocean’s music is its lushness. Even the austere <i>Endless</i>, one of his two albums from last year, is rich in …

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Sun Ra Live at Inter-Media Arts, April 1991

Sun Ra recordings take time to absorb through the ears, heart, and brain. The emotional osmosis necessary to process his multi-faceted explorations, …

Jazz

ASAP Rocky jumps on remix of Frank Ocean’s “Chanel” — listen

<i>Photo of ASAP Rocky by Philip Cosores</i><p>Last night, Frank Ocean debuted a new single called “Chanel” as part of the latest episode of his Beats 1 Radio …

Music

Skrillex Has Produced and Mixed Incubus' Entire New Album

Incubus' new album, '8,' drops April 21.<p>Skrillex's rumored song collaboration with Incubus has just been upgraded. According to an interview with the band on Beats 1 radio, Skrillex has co-produced "a bunch" of the songs on their new record, <i>8</i>, and mixed the entire album.<p>According to Incubus' …

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Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande Are Firmly Pro–Nicki Minaj

Looks like Nicki Minaj’s newest tracks have some high-profile fans, and don’t think Minaj hasn’t noticed. The rapper made an Instagram video …

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Nicki Minaj To Drop A Surprise Gift On Tidal

Time to sign up for the free Tidal trial again.<p>Looks like Nicki Minaj isn't done with giving presents yet. Earlier this week, the rapper released …

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New Music: Young Dolph feat. Gucci Mane – ‘That’s How I Feel’

After reportedly being the target of 100 gunshots, Young Dolph unleashes “That’s How I Feel,” a Gucci Mane-assisted track off his forthcoming album,</i> …

Music

Drake Says He’ll Finish More Life “Tonight”

“I’m going to the hotel room to finish this More Life shit so I can give it to you as soon as possible.”<p>It feels like we've been waiting an eternity …

More Life

Elton John Is Secretly A Huge Tech N9ne Fan

The world shouldn’t be surprised at the eclectic tastes of Sir Elton John anymore. He went to bat for Young Thug — comparing the rapper to John Lennon — and even parlayed his standom of the <i>Slime Season</i> rapper into a meeting. But even knowing that the music legend keeps up with modern hip-hop, it’s …

Music

Nicki Minaj fires back at enemy Remy Ma with THREE new singles

And a half-million dollar offer.<p>Nicki Minaj has finally responded to Remy Ma's diss track about her with not one but THREE new singles.<p>And not only …

Music

New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Paid Tribute to Biggie Smalls on the House Floor

"His rags to riches life story is the classic embodiment of the American dream."<p>The outpouring of tributes to the late legendary Notorious B.I.G. was to be expected, as it was the 20th anniversary of the legendary rapper's death. What was more unexpected was that Biggie entered the political arena …

Rap & Hip-Hop

DeJ Loaf & Big Sean Tear up a Rollerink in “Back Up” Video

Columbia Records’ prized emcee DeJ Loaf drops a new video for her infectious single “Back Up,” featuring fellow Detroit native Big Sean. The Alex …

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Hamilton Takes Formula One Title Over Rosberg

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The Everything Index: Kim Kardashian's Pavlovian Posterior Experiment

Kardashian bares her assets, and predictably, she's winning this week's pop-culture war<p>Welcome to another installment of <i>Rolling Stone</i>'s "Everything …

Spotify Founder to Taylor Swift: 'Our Interests Are Totally Aligned With Yours'

Daniel Ek says piracy and record labels do more damage to musicians than streaming music service<p>One week after Taylor Swift withdrew her entire …

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