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The Anniversary

Vol 2… Hard Knock Life Turns 20

I interviewed Lil Wayne once. This was sometime in 2006, when Wayne was deep in his historic mixtape run, when he hadn't yet achieved his…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2018 - 10:44 am

The Week In Pop

6LACK Wishes He Was A Rapper, But As An R&B Singer He’s On The Right Track

"I'm an R&B nigga with a hip-hop core." That's 6LACK, the Atlanta singer born Ricardo Valentine, on "Scripture," a track from East Atlanta Love Letter,…
Chris DeVille | September 27, 2018 - 1:24 pm

The Week In Pop

Beyoncé & Jay-Z’s OTR II Tour Is A Surprisingly Chill Victory Lap

On The Run II is bracketed by a pair of slow dances. OK, technically it's bracketed by Jay-Z's "Holy Grail" -- with Beyoncé taking over…
Chris DeVille | August 23, 2018 - 1:36 pm

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The Week In Pop

6LACK Wishes He Was A Rapper, But As An R&B Singer He’s On The Right Track

"I'm an R&B nigga with a hip-hop core." That's 6LACK, the Atlanta singer born Ricardo Valentine, on "Scripture," a track from East Atlanta Love Letter,…
Chris DeVille | September 27, 2018 - 1:24 pm

Kanye Says Watch The Throne 2 Is Coming Soon

It feels like a whole lifetime has passed since Watch The Throne, the blockbuster collaborative album by Kanye West and Jay-Z. Technically, it's been seven…
Chris DeVille | September 9, 2018 - 11:05 am

Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer” Video

Back in May, Donald Glover premiered a striking Childish Gambino music video for his new song, "This Is America." It was an exciting teaser for…
Julia Gray | September 2, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Beyoncé & Jay-Z Stage Crasher Arrested

At Beyoncé and Jay-Z's On the Run II tour stop in Atlanta on Saturday night, an audience member managed to get onto the stage and…
James Rettig | August 27, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Drunk Fan Rushes Stage At Beyoncé And Jay-Z’s Atlanta Concert

Beyonce and JAY-Z's On the Run II tour stop in Atlanta came to a frightening conclusion when a fan rushed the stage and attempted to…
Mitchell Peters / Billboard | August 26, 2018 - 12:25 pm

Black Thought – “Rest In Power” Video

Jay-Z is one of the executive producers of Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, a six-part documentary series that debuts on the Paramount Network…
James Rettig | July 24, 2018 - 2:20 pm

Made In America Festival Will Stay In Philadelphia, Following Mayor’s Meeting With Roc Nation

Made in America Festival will stay in Philadelphia, the city's mayor announced on Monday (July 23) following what he called a "productive" meeting with JAY-Z's…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | July 23, 2018 - 6:07 pm

The Week In Pop

At Least We Can Count On Childish Gambino For Great Videos

Remember the early stage of the Drake/Meek Mill beef? If not, let me refresh your memory.
Chris DeVille | July 19, 2018 - 2:52 pm

Jay-Z On Made In America: “We Are Disappointed That The Mayor Of The City Of Philadelphia Would Evict Us”

Since 2012, Jay-Z has held the annual Made In America festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia over Labor Day Weekend. In a new…
James Rettig | July 18, 2018 - 4:13 pm

Beyoncé & Jay-Z, Eddie Vedder, Ed Sheeran, & More To Play Mandela 100 Celebration

Global Citizen Festival, the annual celebrity-infused anti-poverty benefit concert, is coming to South Africa this year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth.
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2018 - 9:00 am

The Louvre Launches Art Tour Based On The Carters’ “Apeshit” Video

Beyoncé and Jay-Z famously filmed the video for "Apeshit," the Migos-assisted lead single from their collaborative album Everything Is Love, at the Louvre. Somehow the…
Chris DeVille | July 6, 2018 - 4:35 pm

The Week In Pop

More Like Maroon 5 Seconds Of Summer Am I Right

What happens when a pop-punk boy band grows up? They stop playing pop-punk, apparently.
Chris DeVille | June 28, 2018 - 3:14 pm

Drake Shares Tracklist For Scorpion, Which Is A Double Album

Drake has shared the tracklist for his forthcoming album, Scorpion, confirming that it is a double LP. The first half, listed as A Side, features…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 28, 2018 - 1:09 pm
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