Australian rapper/part-time model Iggy Azalea speaks on Tupac Shakur’s influence on her, her rap authenticity and more in Billboard Magazine’s latest issue.
British soul crooner Sam Smith recently brought his lush vocals to the VH1’s Big Morning Buzz stage for a truly perfect performance of his hit “Stay With Me.”
Miami-based rap band ¡Mayday! and Cali emcee Murs are a group of pretty disengaged workers at a packaging facility in their latest video for “Here.”
Fire-spitter Tech N9ne gave a passionate live performance of “Fragile” on Revolt TV on Wednesday, joined by ¡MAYDAY! and Kendall Morgan.
We get a teeny glimpse at a live set by labelmates SZA and Kendrick Lamar, who recently performed their collaboration, “Babylon” at a listening party for her studio debut, Z, at Red Bull Studios in L.A.
West-coast rapper The Game is going the independent route with the release of his forthcoming album, ‘Blood Money La Familia.’
Common has signed a new deal with No I.D.’s Artium Records/Def Jam Recordings, where he’ll release his 10th studio album, ‘Nobody’s Smiling.’
Alternative R&B songstress BANKS teams up with i-D Magazine and director Mike Piscitelli to present new visuals for yet another addictive offering, “Drowning.”
On Friday, June 13th, Chicago’s global bass party ambassadors Christian Vera and Caswell James of Soulphonetics resume their CHEEKY! residency at Harbee Liquors & Tavern with a special guest, reggae DJ Slacky J.
Tamar Braxton is currently in the beginning process of the follow-up to 2013’s ‘Love and War.’
Brooklyn-based psychedelic salsa octet La Mecánica Popular is throwing a video release party for “Guajiro,” which will be held at Nublu in the East Village.
Hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis has partnered with the Tony-nominated play ‘Mothers and Sons’ to raise awareness and funds for the Construction for Change, which will help build medical centers for victims of HIV.
Pharrell Williams, Jennifer Hudson, Lionel Richie, Lil Wayne, Drake, Usher and Trey Songz serve as the first roundup of artists to take the stage at the 2014 BET Awards.
Leona Lewis has signed a worldwide recording deal with Island Records, segueing from former mentor Simon Cowell’s Syco label.
R&B singer and sex addict Trey Songz has unveiled the official standard and deluxe edition tracklistings for his upcoming sixth studio album (ear porn compilation), ‘Trigga.’
Foo Fighters’ eighth studio album, which is currently untitled, is set to be released in November of this year, along with a HBO docu-series.
Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Lorde has finally decided to add a new string of North American tour dates this fall.
Rapper Pharoahe Monch wrestles with an addiction of the heart in his new music video for “Broken Again,” directed by aaronisnotcool.
Doomtree femcee Dessa is set to hit the East Coast this fall, starting off in Detroit on September 9th.
London soul songbird Ella Eyre isn’t letting the limitations of a teeny room keep her boxed in for her new video for “If I Go,” her debut single.