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“Despacito” Could Signify A Latin Pop Resurgence Or Just Justin Bieber’s King-Making Power

It's not every day a song sung primarily in Spanish goes to #1 in the US. It's not even every decade. But "Despacito," a collaboration…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2017 - 3:43 pm

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All Hail Frank Ocean, Pop Musician

Blonde: great album! One of last year's absolute best. Will undoubtedly stand the test of time. Love it. Can't get enough of it. I've never…
Chris DeVille | April 27, 2017 - 3:57 pm

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Rap Is Having Another Pop Moment

"Rap is not pop/ If you call it that, then stop." When Q-Tip spoke those words on "Check The Rhime," the most enduring single from…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2017 - 1:45 pm

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PARTYNEXTDOOR Teases New Songs With Kanye West, T-Pain, Ne-Yo

PARTYNEXTDOOR has proven to be the most famous of Drake's OVO protégés: scoring actual hit songs, collaborating with real superstars, and becoming somewhat of a…
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2017 - 9:17 am

Kanye West Parts Ways With Tidal

Update 7/6/17 at 12:00 PM EST: A source close to Kanye West has confirmed that Tidal's exclusivity rights have been terminated based on what is…
Andy Gensler / Billboard | July 6, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Kanye West Played Basketball With 2 Chainz & The UCLA Men’s Team Today

You might think that Kanye West had a turbulent weekend. After all, his old mentor JAY-Z surprised everyone by going after Kanye on the new…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2017 - 3:33 pm

Kanye West Reportedly Leaves Tidal Over Financial Dispute

UPDATE: A source close to Kanye West has confirmed that Tidal’s exclusivity rights have been terminated based on what is alleged to be Tidal’s failure…
Peter Helman | July 2, 2017 - 11:17 am

Paul McCartney Describes Recording “FourFive Seconds” With Kanye & Rihanna

As he announced his first tour Down Under in 24 years, Paul McCartney chatted with comic Tim Minchin for a Facebook Live session Wednesday, which…
Steve Marinucci/Billboard | June 22, 2017 - 10:37 am

Pusha T Says King Push Is 85% Done, Mostly Produced By Kanye West

It's been about a year and a half since Pusha T released his album Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude. That's a great LP, but to…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2017 - 9:16 am

Lee “Scratch” Perry Says Kanye West Sold His Soul

Kanye West has been having a weird time lately, with the mental breakdown and the Donald Trump photo op and all. Plenty of people have…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2017 - 9:03 am

Kanye West’s Unreleased “Euro” & “Hold Tight” Leak

Lately, Kanye West has been in deep isolation, reportedly recording a new album at a mountaintop retreat in Wyoming, with Pusha T helping out. But…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2017 - 9:49 am

Pusha T Has Reportedly Been Helping Kanye “Stay On Track” In Wyoming

Earlier the month, we heard reports that Kanye West, out of the public eye after his recent breakdown and hospitalization, has been spending time at…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2017 - 10:07 am

Watch Harry Styles Cover “Ultralight Beam”

Former boybander Harry Styles released his debut solo album yesterday, and tonight, he celebrated his new rockstar status with a big concert in London. During…
Peter Helman | May 13, 2017 - 5:51 pm

Kanye’s Kid Tells Off Annoying Paparazzi Again

It's gotta be hard to be a kid when swarms of paparazzi are around all the time, snapping pics while you're just trying to go
Peter Helman | May 13, 2017 - 1:51 pm

Kanye West Reportedly Making A New Album On Wyoming Mountaintop

Kanye West has been keeping a relatively low profile in recent months, ever since his mental breakdown and hospitalization and then his PR-disaster meeting with
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2017 - 7:50 am

Kanye West Deletes His Twitter And Instagram

Pitchfork points out Kanye West has deleted both his Twitter and Instagram accounts. The Instagram has been mostly inactive since its creation last September, only…
Brian Josephs / Spin | May 5, 2017 - 3:13 pm

Kim And Kanye Launch Children’s Clothing Line Kids Supply

Kanye West is entering yet another new fashion arena following his recent jewelry line and his regular old Yeezy fashion line. Today, Kim Kardashian announced…
James Rettig | May 4, 2017 - 1:49 pm
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