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The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine’s Day and Monday is Presidents’ Day, so the Grammy people figured they’d be better off putting the ceremony at the end of the long weekend. And as it turns out, that means music fans don’t have to choose between the Grammys and Martin Scorsese… More »

The #1 song in America this week is “Sorry” by Justin Bieber. Much has been written about Skrillex and BloodPop’s role in crafting the track’s fizzy, dancehall-inflected beat. But before the producers got their hands on “Sorry,” its basic parts were manifested by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, the subjects of a recent New YorkMore »

The US president’s annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is in or why it’s in that state, especially in such a polarized, compromised, altogether monumentally fucked political environment. We can’t even agree on who should be considered a part of… More »

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Yo Gotti – “Down In The DM (Remix Feat. Nicki Minaj)”

Yo Gotti has shared a new remix of his 2015 track "Down In The DM" with two new verses from Nicki Minaj. In one of…
James Rettig | February 4, 2016 - 10:22 am

Watch Adele Rap Nicki Minaj’s “Monster” Verse With James Corden

There are many reasons why Adele is selling more records than everyone else in the universe combined, but one of those reasons is that she's…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2016 - 9:14 am
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Whoopi Goldberg Cast In Nicki Minaj’s Sitcom

Earlier this year, we found out that Nicki Minaj would be getting her own sitcom based on her upbringing. Now, Minaj -- who also serves…
James Rettig | December 18, 2015 - 3:31 pm
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Human Rights Foundation Asks Nicki Minaj To Cancel Angola Concert

The Human Rights Foundation has asked Nicki Minaj to cancel an upcoming concert in Angola, where she is scheduled to perform on Saturday as part…
James Rettig | December 17, 2015 - 9:55 am
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The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm
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After Empire: What’s The Future Of Hip-Hop On Scripted Television?

The recent announcement that Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson would be developing a single camera comedy called My Friend 50 for FOX was surprising for a…
Stereogum | December 14, 2015 - 2:38 pm
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Prosecutor Says Drake Fans Were Begging Her To Arrest Meek Mill

Right now, Meek Mill is facing probation-violation charges stemming from a 2008 gun-possession conviction. Meek served eight months in prison for that, and he served…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2015 - 11:17 am
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The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Watch Bruce Springsteen, Pharrell, Sia, Eric Church, Miguel, & More Perform At Concert For Progress On Race In America

Last night, A&E aired Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress On Race In America as a two-hour special. Taped at LA's Shrine Auditorium on…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Watch Beyoncé Sing A Nicki Minaj-Inspired Version Of Prince’s “Darling Nikki”

Last week, Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj performed "Feeling Myself" together at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate Tidal reaching 1 million subscribers. Now, as Pitchfork points…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2015 - 6:53 pm
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Watch Jay Z Talk On Kimmel, Perform “Empire State Of Mind” At TIDAL X

Last night, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was packed with stars to celebrate TIDAL reaching the 1 million subscriber mark. (For comparison's sake, Spotify sits…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 10:19 am

Hear The Weeknd’s “The Hills” Remixes With Eminem & Nicki Minaj, Watch His Return To SNL

"The Hills" topped the Billboard chart for the third straight week this week, and the Weeknd is celebrating by unveiling two official remixes featuring new…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2015 - 11:19 am
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Nicki Minaj Gets Her Own Sitcom

Nicki Minaj has always been multi-talented -- she raps, sings, acts, and dances, and does each with more precision and pomp than many other pop…
Caitlin White | September 29, 2015 - 1:08 pm
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The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am
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Vince Staples: “Shut The Fuck Up Miley Cyrus”

Miley Cyrus had a big week. Our former squeaky clean Hannah Montana hosted the VMAs this Sunday, before surprise-dropping her wild-and-weird-as-fuck new album Miley Cyrus
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 5:50 pm
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Watch Jimmy Kimmel Explain The VMAs With Emojis

The VMAs were more awkward than funny, but they still managed to spawn memes and jokes and gave us this excellent Kanye West speech and…
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 10:13 am
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VMAs 2015: The 8 Most Awkward Moments

The MTV Video Music Awards are, by their very nature, extremely awkward. Maybe it's just that I long since aged out of the network's key…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2015 - 9:41 am
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