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When many remember the year 2020 as a roller-coaster of a year with its many challenges, musician and producer Master KG is singing a different tune. From smashing world charts to breaking new ground on social media to becoming a...
The Grammys 2021 have been postponed, weeks before the ceremony was due to take place. The awards show was scheduled to be held in a limited form on January 31 in Los Angeles. However, the continuing coronavirus pandemic has prompted...
The State Legislature for Michigan has passed a set of laws that were advocated for by Meek Mill and Jay-Z‘s criminal justice reform organisation REFORM Alliance. On Monday (January 4), three new laws were passed that will significantly reshape the US state’s...
SZA has reflected in a new interview about not winning a Grammy in 2018, calling it “old energy”. The singer was perceived by many to have been snubbed by the Recording Academy when she lost the Best New Artist category...
Former Black Eyed Peas member Kim Hill has responded to frontman will.i.am‘s recent comments about the group’s lack of acceptance. During a recent appearance on Wyclef Jean’s Run That Back podcast, Will said he was hurt that Black Eyed Peas aren’t “considered a Black...
Giggs has explained how his A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie collaboration ‘Changed Me’ came about. The pair teamed up on the track, which was released in November and featured on the London MC’s ‘Now Or Never’ mixtape.Speaking to HipHopDX, Giggs said...
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are reportedly planning to divorce, with sources claiming that the pair are currently living “separate lives”. According to Page Six, “divorce is imminent” for the celebrity couple, with multiple close sources alleging that Kardashian has hired celebrity...
Sony Music Entertainment Indonesia has announced the launch of new label Megah Music, dedicated to the country’s popular genre dangdut. Megah Music – named for the Indonesian word for ‘majestic – will span genres such as rural pop, Hindi pop, as...
Jennifer Lopez closed out 2020 with a powerful and emotional performance. On Thursday night (Dec. 31), the 51-year-old superstar took the stage in New York's Times Square to headline the 49th annual Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2021 on...
The original members of Filipino pop rock band Side A will reunite for an online benefit concert this month. The long-running band, which was founded in 1985, are mainstays in the country’s established OPM scene. Its line-up of recent years...
To create art on a canvas, some use paintbrushes, others use sponges and some use their hands. Not Alicia Keys! The star came up with a creative way to paint by tickling the ivories. In a video from her backyard uploaded...
Rapper and producer Dr Dre, one of hip-hop's most successful and influential stars, is being treated in hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm. The 55-year-old was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Monday, TMZ reported. In a post on...
MF Doom, the British-born artist who performed in a supervillain mask and started his rapping career more than 30 years ago, died on Oct. 31 of unknown causes, his wife announced Thursday (Dec. 31) -- exactly two months after...
Long story short, it was a bad time. On Thursday (Dec. 31), Taylor Swift took to social media to bid adieu to the year 2020 in the most apropos way possible: wearing a giant bear costume. "Bye 2020, it’s been weird," the...
On Thursday (Dec. 31), the wife of British-born MC MF  DOOM issued a statement on Instagram revealing that he had died on Halloween. DOOM's former record label Rhymesayers Entertainment also confirmed his death with a tweet of their own. DOOM's cause...
Cyndi Lauper hit the stage on Thursday night (Dec. 31) to perform not one, but two songs during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Live from Times Square, the '80s icon kicked off her performance by teaming up with Billy Porter, with the...
The pre-filmed musical is available to stream for three days and features content created by members of TikTok's #RatatouilleMusical Community. To help kick off the new year, Tituss Burgess, Andrew Barth Feldman, Ashley Park and more stars of the screen...
A new video has been shared for Pop Smoke‘s ‘What You Know Bout Love’ – watch it below. The new visual features unreleased footage of the late Brooklyn star, who was killed back in February aged 20. The ‘What You Know Bout...
A new Nipsey Hussle album is in the works, according to one of the late rapper’s producers. Mr. Lee, the Grammy Award-winning Houston producer who produced both Nipsey’s 2010 track ‘Blue Laces’ and its 2018 follow-up ‘Blue Laces 2’, has...
The producer of David Bowie‘s famous introduction to the 1982 adaptation of The Snowman has shared the heartwarming story behind the iconic scarf from the scene. Channel 4’s 1982 adaptation of the Raymond Briggs story opens with Bowie introducing viewers to the...
London Grammar have teased a brand new song on their social media accounts with a photo from the studio. The band have released two songs so far this year – ‘Baby It’s You’ and ‘Californian Soil’.In a tweet posted yesterday...
Quavo has given an update on Migos’ delayed fourth album, saying the trio have finished the record. The album was expected to arrive early in 2020 but was delayed when the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the west. Speaking on The ETCs podcast, Quavo...
John Fletcher – aka Ecstasy, a founding member of Whodini – has reportedly died at the age of 56. Questlove broke the news of the rapper’s death on Instagram earlier today (December 23). The cause of death has been made public...

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