You work a job long enough, and you start to pick up certain occupational perks. Doctors have steady hands. Shippers are great drivers and routers. Rappers are geniuses with words, but a more fascinating perk they possess is the ability to look cool in any environment, both literally and figuratively. Think of all the great […]

MUSIC NEWS

The 1980s then.  A decade often mocked until those who grew up in it found they were the first generation of bloggers and could now look back nostalgically and share their memories and ‘remember when…’ posts about when things were better, summers were longer and chocolate bars were bigger. For the UK the decade brought […]

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As one of the most vital and impactful pop stars of the last decade, Drake has established himself as a trendsetter and a canny trend-chaser across pop, rap, and R&B: Even at his most vampiric, he’s succeeded at elevating the sounds of the underground to the mainstream, and even at his most uncool, he’s proven […]

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On Wednesday, a public open-casket memorial for rapper XXXTentacion was held at the Florida Panthers’ stadium, where it’s reported more than 8,000 people came to see the rapper who was fatally shot last week in Florida. According to the New York Times, fans and celebrities — including fellow SoundCloud rappers Lil Yachty, Lil Uzi Vert, […]

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In what is turning out to be a summer riddled with rap beef, another rift has popped off on social media. This time, it’s between veteran DJ/rapper Kid Capri and radio’s resident loud mouth Funkmaster Flex.  On Saturday (June 23), Kid posted an Instagram video with the caption, “I want smoke with @funkflex.” In the clip, […]

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The disgraced pop star was arrested on suspicion of sending malicious tweets on Wednesday (22 November 2017) and was escorted to a North London police station for questioning. He has since shared a five minute clip of the incident, showing two plane-clothed officers first cautioning him inside his home. In the clip, Brian wears an orange t-shirt and silver baseball cap […]

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Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande have collaborated yet again, this time for a song called “Bed,” which will be on the former’s upcoming album, Queen. This single is the fourth off the highly-anticipated album, following in the footsteps of “Barbie Tingz,” “Chun-Li,” and Lil Wayne collabo “Rich Sex.” “Chun-Li” peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 […]

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From the very start, K-pop’s always had America in mind. Before the happy accident of 2012 — the one involving an LMFAO-type beat, a “horse dance,” and lots of laughs at the expense of rich people in a neighborhood of a city of a country few Westerners could have previously found on a map, let […]

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New York rapper French Montana, Young M.A, YG, Ty Dolla $ign and more hip-hop stars have paid the ultimate respect to Lil Wayne. A handful of rap artists have celebrated Weezy’s Tha Carter III 10-year anniversary. Heading into the weekend, each artist released customized versions of the game-changing rap album cover with their baby pics […]

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Music executive Scooter Braun believes Kanye West is way smarter than people think. The high-profile businessman has talked about his relationship with Yeezy in 2018. In a new interview (starting at 42-minute mark), Braun updated fans on where things stood with Yeezy months after getting called out by him on Twitter. Scooter also discussed why […]

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