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The Weeknd Reveals Doja Cat Replacements As Openers On Upcoming Tour

The Weeknd Reveals Doja Cat Replacements As Openers On Upcoming Tour

The Weeknd, who is set to embark on his After Hours Till Dawn stadium tour later this week, has announced the replacements for Doja Cat, who has pulled out of the opening slot as she is to undergo a tonsil surgery. The Weeknd has named Canadian soul singer Kaytranada, Swedish R&B star Snoh Aalegra and… ... Continue Reading
Future Heads To Little Havana For New 'Holy Ghost' Video

Future Heads To Little Havana For New 'Holy Ghost' Video

The new music video for "Holy Ghost" sees Future heading to Miami's Little Havana neighborhood, where he takes an evening stroll and posts up on a porch. Future is seen performing the track with many of the residents there wearing ankle monitors and enjoying a game of dominoes. "Holy Ghost" is the thirteenth track from… ... Continue Reading
Cardi B Drops New Single 'Hot Sh-t' Featuring Kanye West, Lil Durk

Cardi B Drops New Single 'Hot Sh-t' Featuring Kanye West, Lil Durk

Cardi B recently dropped a new single titled, "Hot Sh-t" featuring Kanye West and Lil Durk. "Hot Sh-t" is one of the singles from Cardi's highly anticipated, as-yet-to-be-titled sophomore album, which is a follow-up to her Grammy-winning debut Invasion of Privacy. The track is Cardi's first single of 2022 and follows 2021's hit single "Up."… ... Continue Reading
Beyoncé's 'Break My Soul' Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

Beyoncé's 'Break My Soul' Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

Beyoncé's new single "Break My Soul" has debuted at No. 10 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. "Break My Soul" earned 10.1 million in U.S. audience impressions in the tracking week of June 20-26, according to Luminate. The track becomes the first song to debut in the top 10 on the chart, since Toni Braxton's "You're… ... Continue Reading
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… ... Continue Reading
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.… ... Continue Reading
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… ... Continue Reading
Babyface Signs With Capitol Records, Announces New Album 'Girls' Night Out'

Babyface Signs With Capitol Records, Announces New Album 'Girls' Night Out'

Babyface has signed a contract with Capitol Records and announced a new album. The legendary singer/songwriter/producer's first project for the label will be Girls' Night Out, a sonic journey through love, heartbreak and all of the emotions in between. The album will feature vocals from Babyface alongside some of the brightest female R&B stars, including… ... Continue Reading
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… ... Continue Reading
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… ... Continue Reading
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… ... Continue Reading
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,… ... Continue Reading
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… ... Continue Reading
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… ... Continue Reading
Eminem & Snoop Dogg Team Up On New Single 'From The D 2 The LBC'

Eminem & Snoop Dogg Team Up On New Single 'From The D 2 The LBC'

Hip-hop legends Eminem and Snoop Dogg have teamed up for a new track, "From The D 2 The LBC." "This probably should have happened a while ago," Em says at the start of the song. "Put your doobies high if you reside in 213, let's see them blunts raised," they rap in the song's chorus,… ... Continue Reading
Lizzo, Live Nation To Donate $1 Million To Planned Parenthood

Lizzo, Live Nation To Donate $1 Million To Planned Parenthood

Lizzo has pledged to donate $500,000 to Planned Parenthood, after the U.S. Supreme Court last Friday issued a decision overturning Roe v. Wade. The "Truth Hurts" singer also revealed in a tweet that Live Nation will match her initial $500,000, which brings the total to $1 million toward Planned Parenthood. "I'm pledging $500k from my… ... Continue Reading
Lil Nas X Takes Shot At BET In 'Late To Da Party' Featuring NBA YoungBoy

Lil Nas X Takes Shot At BET In 'Late To Da Party' Featuring NBA YoungBoy

Lil Nas X took another shot at BET with his new single, once again venting his displeasure at receiving zero nominations from the network for Sunday's BET Awards. The song, "Late to Da Party," featuring NBA YoungBoy, starts and ends with the chant "F- BET (yeah), f- BET (yeah), f- BET (yeah, yeah)." Lil Nas… ... Continue Reading
Brandy Agrees To Partnership With Motown Records

Brandy Agrees To Partnership With Motown Records

Singer-songwriter, producer, actress, and entrepreneur Brandy has signed a partnership with Motown Records. Their first joint venture will see Motown Records making their debut release of an upcoming album by the Grammy Award-winning R&B icon very soon. It will be Brandy's eighth full-length album. Brandy said she always wanted to work with Ethiopia Habtemariam, Motown's… ... Continue Reading
Silk Sonic, Kendrick Lamar & Jazmine Sullivan Among Winners At BET Awards

Silk Sonic, Kendrick Lamar & Jazmine Sullivan Among Winners At BET Awards

Jazmine Sullivan won the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist award and The Weeknd won the Best Male R&B/Pop Artist award at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26. This is the first win for The Weeknd in the category after being nominated six previous times. Megan Thee Stallion and Kendrick Lamar were named best female and… ... Continue Reading
Drake Earns 11th No. 1 On Billboard 200 Chart With 'Honestly, Nevermind'

Drake Earns 11th No. 1 On Billboard 200 Chart With 'Honestly, Nevermind'

Drake has earned his 11th No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with Honestly, Nevermind. The album, released on June 17, made its debut on top of the Billboard 200 chart dated July 2. Honestly, Nevermind earned 204,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending June 23, according to Luminate. Almost… ... Continue Reading

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