Danzig and Wu-Tang Clan to also perform full albums at Riot Fest 2017

DANZIG AND WU-TANG CLAN TO ALSO PERFORM FULL ALBUMS AT RIOT FEST 2017

Chicago's Riot Fest has announced the final two acts performing full albums at its 2017 edition, and one is a bit of a surprise. Danzig...

Young Thug Under Fire From CoverGirl for Using “Easy, Breezy” Slogan in Violent Promo Video

YOUNG THUG UNDER FIRE FROM COVERGIRL FOR USING “EASY, BREEZY” SLOGAN IN VIOLENT PROMO VIDEO

In April, Young Thug announced his upcoming project, Easy, Breezy, Beautiful Thugger Girls, but when the album dropped on 6/16, the...

 
 
 
Young Thug Under Fire From CoverGirl for Using 'Easy, Breezy' Slogan in Violent Promo Video

YOUNG THUG UNDER FIRE FROM COVERGIRL FOR USING 'EASY, BREEZY' SLOGAN IN VIOLENT PROMO VIDEO

In April, Young Thug announced his upcoming project, Easy, Breezy, Beautiful Thugger Girls, but when the album dropped June 16, the...

Spotify Pulls Ad Calling Justin Bieber 'Latin King'

SPOTIFY PULLS AD CALLING JUSTIN BIEBER 'LATIN KING'

Spotify has been a major vehicle in promoting Latin music to global and mainstream markets - which made their oops earlier this month...

 
 
 
Danger Mouse, Big Boi & Run The Jewels Get in the Heist Game for High-Speed 'Baby Driver' Soundtrack Video

DANGER MOUSE, BIG BOI & RUN THE JEWELS GET IN THE HEIST GAME FOR HIGH-SPEED 'BABY DRIVER' SOUNDTRACK VIDEO

It's fitting that one of the most anticipated heist movies in recent memory now has an adrenaline-pumping music video. A week before...

Chance The Rapper Apologizes To Dr. Dre For Label Joke

CHANCE THE RAPPER APOLOGIZES TO DR. DRE FOR LABEL JOKE

For his Be Encouraged tour, Chance The Rapper - a noted, Grammy-winning independent artist - took aim at major labels with LED content...

 
 
 
Mobb Deep's Havoc on Prodigy's Death: 'I'm Still Just F-ked Up'

MOBB DEEP'S HAVOC ON PRODIGY'S DEATH: 'I'M STILL JUST F-KED UP'

Havoc, Prodigy's partner in Mobb Deep, has commented about the death of his longtime musical partner in a video testimonial. In...

Noisey & Friends: The Pink Episode Feat. Wild Nothing, Kehlani, Riff Raff, and More

NOISEY & FRIENDS: THE PINK EPISODE FEAT. WILD NOTHING, KEHLANI, RIFF RAFF, AND MORE

In this episode of Noisey & Friends, we're in the pink. We met up with Kehlani to talk weed and writing, entered the clouds via meditation...

 
 
 
Chart Beat Podcast: Z100 New York Programmer Mark Medina & Justin Bieber's Historic Sales Week

CHART BEAT PODCAST: Z100 NEW YORK PROGRAMMER MARK MEDINA & JUSTIN BIEBER'S HISTORIC SALES WEEK

Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast, where each week co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson, from the Billboard charts department,...

Top 5 NYC Moments in SZA's 'Drew Barrymore' Video

TOP 5 NYC MOMENTS IN SZA'S 'DREW BARRYMORE' VIDEO

Today may mark the first official day of summer 2017, but SZA and her friends are making a strong case for New York City's winter nights...

 
 
 
Miley Cyrus Celebrates First Day of Summer With Bikini Pic

MILEY CYRUS CELEBRATES FIRST DAY OF SUMMER WITH BIKINI PIC

Wednesday marked the first day of summer and Miley Cyrus celebrated the occasion outdoors in a red bikini with her two dogs. The pop...

G-Dragon Tops World Albums Chart for 2nd Week to Nearly Double Total U.S. Sales

G-DRAGON TOPS WORLD ALBUMS CHART FOR 2ND WEEK TO NEARLY DOUBLE TOTAL U.S. SALES

While G-Dragon's debut record sales last week were already something to gawk at - achieving his best U.S. sales week in just one day...

 
 
 
Digital Underground's Shock G Arrested in Wisconsin

DIGITAL UNDERGROUND'S SHOCK G ARRESTED IN WISCONSIN

Digital Underground rapper Gregory "Shock G" Jacobs was arrested in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, last week on suspicion of drug paraphernalia...

Lo Tom's 'Covered Wagon' Is Serious Rock 'N' Roll That Doesn't Take Itself Seriously

LO TOM'S 'COVERED WAGON' IS SERIOUS ROCK 'N' ROLL THAT DOESN'T TAKE ITSELF SERIOUSLY

Recorded in two weekends with the intention of just hanging out, the debut from members of Pedro The Lion and Starflyer 59 is a lean...

 
 
 
The New Game of Thrones Trailer Has Sparked So Many Wild Theories

THE NEW GAME OF THRONES TRAILER HAS SPARKED SO MANY WILD THEORIES

We are less than a month out from the penultimate season of Game of Thrones , and there's no way we're prepared to handle the madness...

Why James Corden Just Sent 297 Copies of an Old Tom Hanks Movie to Donald Trump

WHY JAMES CORDEN JUST SENT 297 COPIES OF AN OLD TOM HANKS MOVIE TO DONALD TRUMP

Late night host James Corden is not letting Donald Trump ignore the HIV/AIDS crisis any longer. Earlier this week, it was reported...

 
 
 
Why Being With a Sailor Has Taught Me About So Much More Than Just the Ocean

WHY BEING WITH A SAILOR HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST THE OCEAN

A year into dating my very own sailor, I have learned and spoken more about boats, keels, booms, jibs , wood, knots, currents, and...

J. Cole Announces Special Guests Anderson .Paak, Bas, J.I.D and Ari Lennox to Join '4 Your Eyez Only' Tour

J. COLE ANNOUNCES SPECIAL GUESTS ANDERSON .PAAK, BAS, J.I.D AND ARI LENNOX TO JOIN '4 YOUR EYEZ ONLY' TOUR

J.Cole has announced that he will be joined by special guests Anderson .Paak, Bas, J.I.D. and Ari Lennox on some special stops on his...

 
 
 
Ice Cube: Mobb Deep & Prodigy Represented 'Resurgence of New York Claiming the Streets Back' in Hip Hop

ICE CUBE: MOBB DEEP & PRODIGY REPRESENTED 'RESURGENCE OF NEW YORK CLAIMING THE STREETS BACK' IN HIP HOP

Prodigy, one-half of the legendary rap duo Mobb Deep, passed away on Tuesday due to complications from sickle cell anemia, a disease...

Jay Z or JAY-Z?: Billboard's Copy Chief Discusses Handling Pop Star Name Changes

JAY Z OR JAY-Z?: BILLBOARD'S COPY CHIEF DISCUSSES HANDLING POP STAR NAME CHANGES

JAY-Z's announcement Monday that a new album was on its way in late June came alongside an even more shocking revelation: Though...