New York, NY – Following a colorful intro from Cardi B, the 2018 MTV VMAs got underway on Monday (August 20) and the winners collected their awards one-by-one. Artists such as Travis Scott, Logic and Post Malone hit the stage for powerful performances throughout the night, while Nicki Minaj delivered a pre-recorded version. Nominees in the Video […]

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The official summer death knell has rung: The MTV Video Music Awards were handed out on Monday – yes, Monday – at Radio City Music Hall, where Cardi B entered the night with the most nominations and opened the show … sort of. Jennifer Lopez received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, Travis Scott and […]

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Were you ever to forget that MTV, as a music institution, once sanctioned a collaboration between Michael Jackson and N’sync, their kookiness has struck again. Post Malone and the smiley-face suit of your wildest dreams closed this year’s VMAs, but not alone. That would be too easy. He was also joined by “Rockstar” collaborator 21 […]

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Increasingly the lemon of award season, the VMAs return to New York City this year at Radio City Music Hall for a host-less show (sorry, Katy) with performances by Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Travis Scott, and more. Scroll through the gallery below to see all the world’s biggest pop stars and music-adjacent celebrities in […]

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Cardi B made her grand post-baby return to the stage at the 2018 VMAs and it was back to business as usual: She picked up Best New Artist, Best Collaboration (for J.Lo’s “Dinero”), and Best Shade, a category the Oscars would be better off including, if it were being truthful. Accepting BNA, Cardi shrugged off […]

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And I hear the sounds of silence. That which is not silent at all. The rustle of the trees, dry and crisp in true Summer. The birds and creatures making little noises. But no hum. No damnable city-like hum. Only the sound of the truth. I’ve been driving for a little under five hours and […]

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By now, Nicki Minaj’s Twitter rant about having the No. 2 album on the Billboard 200 chart has been well publicized. Queen has officially made its debut in the second spot, right behind Travis Scott’s Astroworld, which remains atNo. 1 for the second consecutive week. Elsewhere, Trippie Redd’s Life’s A Trip makes its debut in the Top 5, […]

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Nicki Minaj was a recent guest on DJ Whoo Kid’s Sirius XM Shade 45 show The Whoolywood Shuffle, where she opened up about a myriad of topics, including her new album Queen. The self-proclaimed Queen of Rap also explained why Drake wasn’t on the project. She points to his busy tour schedule and not wanting to push the […]

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We’ve all had a wild year, but Ariana Grande might’ve had the wildest. Since last spring, the Floridian singer with the outsize voice had her world rocked by a terror attack at her arena show in Manchester. Just two weeks later, she made a brave return to the stage for an uplifting performance at One […]

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Los Angeles, CA – In the latest installment of Soulful Sundays, RealStreetRadio’s Editor-In-Chief Trent Clark chats with Talib Kweli at Comfort LA in downtown Los Angeles. For over 20 years, the Brooklyn-born MC has been a voice of reason who can “edutain” while intellectually exposing his fans and dectractors’ brittle psyche in the same breath. Clark and […]

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Suffolk, Virginia – Lex Luger is largely responsible for trap music’s takeover of Hip Hop and urban contemporary radio. He created the beats of several hit singles for numerous rap heavyweights, including Waka Flocka Flame’s “Hard In The Paint” by Waka Flocka Flame, Rick Ross’ “B.M.F.” featuring Styles P and JAY-Z and Kanye West’s “H.A.M.” In […]

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