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M.I.A. Addresses ‘Ridiculous’ NFL Lawsuit for 2012 Super Bowl Incident
The NFL is suing rapper M.I.A. for flipping the bird during a 2012 Super Bowl performance alongside Madonna and Nicki Minaj. Now, the rapper has responded, calling the allegations "completely ridiculous."
Quick Facts with Tiara Thomas: Singer Gives Details on ‘Dear Sallie Mae’ EP, Personal Favorites
Less than two years ago, Tiara Thomas had the idea to write a song to the beat of ‘Some Cut’ by Trillville. The song ‘Bad’ was born. The 24-year-old played the tune on the guitar for Kelson Camp, who produced the track. Months later, while riding around in a smoke-filled car in her hometown of Indianapolis, Ind., they heard ‘Bad’ on the radio for the first time. The two broke out in laughter. Read
New Music Releases — October 2013
October is a reminder that we're in the final lap of 2013, and with that comes a couple of long-awaited projects that will finally be hitting shelves this fall.
Quick Facts with Doe B: Rapper Opens Up About Being Shot, Digs Into Personal Life
50 Cent. Game. Kanye West. Like those three rappers that came before him, 22-year-old Doe B experienced a life-changing incident before his big breaking moment in the music industry. In 2009, he was struck in the face by a bullet. As a result, he now covers his right eye with a black eye patch. With another chance at life still in the Montgomery, Ala., rapper's hands, the event made him focus on a
Gucci Mane Attacks Nicki Minaj, Drake, Ciara + More on Twitter
Gucci Mane has decided to air out all of his dirty laundry for the world to read on Twitter today (Sept. 9). And he's taking aim at some major players in the hip-hop and R&B world including Nicki Minaj, Ciara, Drake, Fantasia and more.
Scotty Rebel Reveals ‘Lesbian’ Song with Ne-Yo, Pricey Obsession & Lost Teen Years [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
Newcomer Scotty Rebel admits she grew up fast. On a July day filled with grey skies, the 21-year-old singer sits back on an orange chair in the Def Jam offices in New York City, wearing a graphic T-shirt, camouflage pants, red boots and a black fitted hat over her waist-length black hair. She tells a story of rising up in New York City that is equal parts hardship and good fortune.
Listen to Janelle Monae’s ‘The Electric Lady’ Album Stream
A week before Janelle Monae officially drops her funky sophomore effort, 'The Electric Lady,' the singer has gifted listeners with an album stream of the project.
Lyfe Jennings Issues Challenge to R&B Singers, Calls Out Raheem DeVaughn for Shunning Him
In another case of R&Beef, singer Lyfe Jennings is taking a page out of Kendrick Lamar's book with an R&B version of 'Control.' Jennings called out Raheem DeVaughn Thursday for not participating in a "friendly competition" he issued to fellow crooners to see who has the best songwriting chops in the genre.
Emeli Sande Gives Uplifting Performance During Rainy Show at New York’s Rumsey Playfield
Rain poured down over New York City Wednesday evening (Aug. 28), but the skies cleared up right before U.K. songstress Emeli Sande hit the stage at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. Her loyal fans pulled out their umbrellas and chanted, "Emeli, Emeli, Emeli" until she walked out and took her seat at a piano in the center of the stage.
Mack Wilds Debuts ‘New York: A Love Story’ at Listening Session in New York City [Exclusive]
Singer Mack Wilds a.k.a. Tristan Wilds, an already established actor who has taken his talents to R&B, held a listening session for his debut album, 'New York: A Love Story,' at a pop up gallery that he transformed into "Mack's House" Monday night (Aug. 26).