YG has reportedly been arrested at his San Fernando Valley home. According to TMZ, the Compton-bred rapper was awoken around 4 a.m. local time by L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies who had a search warrant related to a robbery case. He was transported to Men’s Central Jail in L.A. where he was booked on robbery charges. This […]

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Paramore’s journey from the beefy pop-punk of “Emergency” and “That’s What You Get” to the soul and pop-rock moves of “Ain’t It Fun” and “Hard Times” is a surprising turn, but not an unlikely one. You could sort of see a singer with the immense chops of a Hayley Williams not wanting to be confined […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Ousted Recording Academy president/CEO Deborah Dugan  — the first female to hold that role in its 62-year history — recently appeared on Good Morning America with her attorney Doug Wigdor to discuss the bombshell allegations she made earlier this week. On Tuesday (January 21), Dugan filed a discrimination complaint against the Academy […]

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With the STARZ hit Power drawing to a close, Michael Rainey Jr. a.k.a Ghost’s son Tariq claimed he received 326 death threats in his social media direct messages. The Power actor posted on his Instagram with a series of incredulous facial expressions questioning fans’ reactions. Rainey wrote, “Me going through my DM’s tryna figure out […]

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A few years ago, Yola caught fire. That’s not a metaphor for the multidimensional British singer-songwriter’s speedy rise to the top of a heap of her own creation. 2019 saw her cut a jaw-dropping debut solo full-length record with the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, collaborate with some of country music’s fiercest voices on the Highwomen […]

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Safaree is typically making headlines for everything except his music. Now, he’s aiming to change that with the release of his first studio album, Straitt. The Love & Hip Hop: New York cast member’s debut LP is comprised of 11 tracks. Papoose, Phresher, Sean Kingston and Verse Simmonds are among the guests featured on the […]

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Lil Wayne’s long-discussed Funeral album is finally set to arrive in 2020. Weezy’s next studio LP is scheduled to drop on January 31. The Young Money boss announced the release date and shared a snippet from the upcoming project social media on Thursday (January 23). He also unveiled a link to his online store for […]

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Slum Village member T3 has released Mr. Fantastic, an eight-track EP produced entirely by Teeko and Ruckazoid. The veteran MC’s new solo project includes collaborations with Frank Nitt, Illa J and the late Baatin, among others. “Working with Teeko and Ruckazoid was amazing,” T3 said in a press release. “It was like when I first […]

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Dundee, Scotland – A Scottish rapper named Darren Stewart thinks Eminem could’ve stolen the concept for Music To Be Murdered By from him. According to the Evening Telegraph, Stewart says he released a single called “Music To Be Murdered By” five years ago that also samples Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock — just like Shady’s new album. […]

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) once again gave The Notorious B.I.G. a political shoutout, this time during President Trump’s ongoing impeachment trial. The New York Democrat quoted a famous line from Biggie’s hit single “Juicy” on Tuesday evening (January 21) after defense attorney Jay Sekulow asked the room why they were gathered there. […]

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Today in Twitter blunders comes the story of Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, better known as Halsey, who had a very rough morning. First, someone made the mistake of letting her read the Pitchfork review of her new album Manic, which settles on a 6.5 rating and harps on its “painfully stretched ballads” and “overly sanitized rhythms.” […]

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