Iggy Azalea is not criticized because she has a vagina, she’s criticized for being a modern-day Jim Crow era-inspired minstrel without the blackened face.
The lineup for the 2015 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been announced, with AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake set to headline.
Last night Big K.R.I.T. blessed the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon stage with a performance of “Soul Food,” joined by Raphael Saadiq and in-house band The Roots.
“New Sounds of Soul” Tinashe, Sam Smith, FKA twigs and Jessie Ware cover V Magazine’s 2015 “Music Issue.”
Common and John Legend perform their Selma theme “Glory” on the Good Morning America’s Winter Concert Series stage.
Mayra Andrade’s Colin Solal Cardo-directed video for “Ilha de Santiago” beautifully captures the warmth, soul and culture of Cabo Verde island Santiago.
Macklemore recently visited ‘Ebro in the Morning!’ to talk about cultural appropriation, his experiences as a white rapper, and his friend Kendrick Lamar.
Nicki Minaj covers Rolling Stone magazine’s January 2015 issue, where she speaks on having an abortion as a teenager, her sympathy for Kanye West, the deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner and much more.
English rapper Little Simz and Cali singer-songwriter/producer Tiffany Gouché combine forces for a smooth new “Closer.”
Ariana Grande and The Weeknd strip down their hit single “Love Me Harder” in a recent live acoustic performance.
Airing Feb. 23, the 2015 BET Honors will celebrate Kanye West, Usher, and Phylicia Rashad with a Visionary Award, Music Arts Award and Theatrical Arts Award, respectively.
Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar performed a powerful untitled new song on The Colbert Report stage as the Stephen Colbert‘s final musical guest on Tuesday.
J. Cole is causing a stir with a new track titled “Fire Squad,” which takes aim at some of today’s popular white rappers and R&B singers.
Watch behind-the-scenes of British soul songstress Lianne La Havas recording “Baltimore” for Nina Simone tribute album ‘Autour De Nina.’
Indigenous DJ collective A Tribe Called Red give fans a Thanksgiving treat titled, “Burn Your Village To The Ground.”
MTV’s Artist To Watch is showcasing this year’s winners Fifth Harmony, who give a powerhouse performance of their girl-power anthem “BO$$.”
Top Dawg’s first lady SZA gets candid in “Sobriety,” a sullen new tune produced by Chris Calor, Cody, Thundercat, LoveDragon and Sounwave.
Kendrick Lamar shares his message of self-love and pays homage to Method Man on the Saturday Night Live stage with a performance of “i.”
New York City-based duo LION BABE taps Childish Gambino for their Nina Simone-sampling new single, “Jump Hi.”
Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli was recently joined by R&B crooner Bilal and Grammy-winning jazz pianist Robert Glasper for a performance of “Come Here” at Blue Note NYC.