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Frank Ocean fans rejoice. The elusive singer, who recently gave his first interview in years during Obama‘s final state dinner, has announced his first batch of shows following the release of Blonde. From Vulture: “He’s set to headline next year’s Lovebox Festival in London on July 14, 2017 — which is being called a ‘London […]

May the Chicago legend rest in peace.

Kid Cudi is “feelin’ great and brand new,” according to a thank-you note he penned for friends and fans on Monday (November 21). “Thank You for opening your hearts and extending your love and support during a troubling time,” he wrote on Facebook. “I wanted to let yall know it meant the world to me. […]

After blasting Beyoncé and Jay Z during his last Saint Pablo concert, Kanye West has reportedly canceled all remaining tour stops. Reportedly, he’s too exhausted to continue performing, which makes sense seeing as he ended his last concert after three songs. From TMZ: A source connected to the rapper tell TMZ … “He’s just exhausted. […]

In Apple Music’s latest ad, Drake goes head-to-head with the bench press — but not without a little motivation. Before things really heat up, he cues up Taylor Swift‘s “Bad Blood” and busts a few awkward moves in the mirror. The ad aired on Sunday night during the American Music Awards, where Drake took home awards for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album […]

When “Me and Your Mama” dropped last week, our thoughts upon first listen were: “Mannn, there are some serious ‘Maggot Brain’ vibes living all throughout this track.” While Donald Glover — known musically as Childish Gambino — is typically a man of impassioned, wit-packed raps, Awaken, My Love! finds the multi-talent tapping into the psychedelic soul of the ’70s. For those familiar with the […]

As November 25 quickly approaches, Abel Tesfaye — aka The Weeknd — continues to poise himself for the release of his forthcoming album, Starboy. Tesfaye dropped off the album’s tracklist and two new singles yesterday. On “Party Monster,” The Weeknd taps previous collaborator Lana Del Rey (additional vocals around the 3:15 mark) for another quintessential ode to party life […]

John Legend Feat. Chance the Rapper – “Penthouse Floor” John Legend taps Chance the Rapper for his soulful new single, “Penthouse Floor.” The track finds Legend delicately addressing race and society. “They see us reaching for the sky, just in order to survive,”  he sings. “I wanna get there babe, I wanna elevate/ Oh my […]

Frank Ocean‘s Blonde was one of the most anticipated and acclaimed albums of the year, so it was a surprise when it was announced that the album wasn’t submitted for Grammy Award consideration. Though many were disappointed, including Kanye West, Ocean isn’t too concerned. “That institution certainly has nostalgic importance,” he told the New York Times in […]

808 is a new documentary chronicling the “heart of the beat that changed music.” The forthcoming film, which tells the story of the Roland TR-808 drum machine, features a slew of influential artists who were influenced by the 808. From Highsnobiety: “Directed by Alex Dunn, the documentary has been making waves around the independent film circuit this […]

Jay Z may have scored deals with the Weinstein company and dabbled in tv/film producing, but he just can’t seem to get his hands on Prince‘s music catalog. A few months back, the music mogul offered around $40 million to take control of Prince’s unreleased tracks, but the late singer’s estate wants nothing to do […]