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Ciara Signs With Republic Records, Uptown Records

Ciara Signs With Republic Records, Uptown Records

Grammy Award winner Ciara has signed a new label deal with Republic Records and Uptown Records, in partnership with her own Beauty Marks Entertainment. The singer will kick-off the partnership with “Jump,” a new single featuring Coast Contra, due out on July 8. “I am thrilled to partner with Uptown/Republic Records through my own label…read more »

Nelly To Release ‘Nellyville’ On Vinyl For The First Time

Nelly To Release ‘Nellyville’ On Vinyl For The First Time

Two decades after the release of his legendary second full-length album, Nellyville, Nelly will release the album on vinyl for the very first time on July 29. The special 2LP release is available for pre-order in multiple configurations through UMe/Republic. Additionally, Urban Legends will release a special Deluxe Edition of Nellyville with four bonus tracks.…read more »

Drake Returns To No. 1 On Billboard Artist 100

Drake Returns To No. 1 On Billboard Artist 100

Drake has returned as the top musical act in the U.S., topping the Billboard Artist 100 chart for the 37th total week. The singer-songwriter jumped from 13th rank in the previous week to No. 1 on the chart dated July 2 due to the success of his new album, Honestly, Nevermind. The album, released on…read more »

Summer Walker Reveals She’s Pregnant With Second Child

Summer Walker Reveals She’s Pregnant With Second Child

Summer Walker recently took to Instagram to reveal she is pregnant with second child. The singer also posted a few beautiful snaps to her Instagram wearing a belly baring swimsuit made entirely of cowrie shells. “People asking me if I’m pregnant. I am and you know I’m very, very, very, very, happy about it,” she…read more »

Beyoncé Unveils Revealing ‘Renaissance’ Cover Art

Beyoncé Unveils Revealing ‘Renaissance’ Cover Art

Beyoncé recently shared the revealing cover art for her highly anticipated new album Renaissance. The cover, shared on Instagram, features the scantily clad 40-year-old superstar seated above a glowing silver horse. Some fans compared it to John Collier’s 19th century painting “Lady Godiva.” In a lengthy caption, Beyonce explains details about the making of the…read more »

Drake & 21 Savage’s ‘Jimmy Cooks’ Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Drake & 21 Savage’s ‘Jimmy Cooks’ Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Drake’s “Jimmy Cooks,” featuring 21 Savage, has debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, earning the singer his 11th Hot No. 1. For 21 Savage, the song has given him his second No. 1 on the list. According to Luminate, “Jimmy Cooks,” released on OVO/Republic Records, tallied 42.2 million streams, 3 million radio airplay…read more »

R. Kelly Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Sex Trafficking

R. Kelly Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Sex Trafficking

Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison on racketeering and sex trafficking charges. The verdict comes nine months after a New York jury found him guilty on nine counts, including one charge of racketeering and eight counts of violations of the Mann Act, a sex trafficking law. On Wednesday,…read more »

The Big Climate Thing To Feature The Roots, HAIM, Sheryl Crow & More

The Big Climate Thing To Feature The Roots, HAIM, Sheryl Crow & More

The Big Climate Thing festival is set to feature The Roots, HAIM, Sheryl Crow and many more. The 3-day festival, which takes place September 16-18 at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, will benefit the EarthPercent organization’s mission of combating climate change. Proceeds from the event will support EarthPercent, a nonprofit launched by Brian Eno, although…read more »

Cardi B Reveals New Single To Feature Kanye West, Lil Durk

Cardi B Reveals New Single To Feature Kanye West, Lil Durk

Cardi B recently revealed that her upcoming single “Hot Sh*t” will feature Kanye West and Lil Durk. “My new single ‘Hot Sh*t’ available everywhere THIS FRIDAY 7/1,” Cardi wrote on Twitter. She took to Twitter again the following day to share the single’s steamy cover art. She captioned her post, “Hot Sh*t featuring Lil Durk…read more »

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