The ‘BET Presents Music Matters Vol. 1′ compilation will feature new music from Big Sean, Miguel, Mack Wilds and Melanie Fiona — just to name a few.
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.
Rihanna was honored with the Most Desirable Woman award at Spike TV’s 2014 Guys Choice Awards held on Saturday, June 7th.
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.”
Actress Audra McDonald snagged her sixth Tony Award on Sunday night for her role as the legendary Billie Holiday in ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill’ on Broadway.
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.
Lifetime is expanding its lineup of unscripted reality shows with an addition of four new series, including ‘Threads,’ which will be hosted by Vanessa Simmons and Project Runway alum/designer Christian Siriano.
West-coast rapper The Game is going the independent route with the release of his forthcoming album, ‘Blood Money La Familia.’
In celebration of Pride Month, as well as the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, gay athletes and supporters in sports worldwide have come together in a campaign called #ProudToPlay, which is sponsored by Youtube and Google.
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.’
Coldplay remains #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with their latest studio album ‘Ghost Stories,’ while Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah…’ debuts within the #3 position.
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.
For a second week in a row, Iggy Azalea holds the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her breakout song ‘Fancy,” featuring Charli XCX, and Ariana Grande’s “Problem.”
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.