'Revenge of the Dreamers III' Is What Happens When J. Cole Finally Lets Go
The 'platinum with no features' rapper loosens up and even seems to have fun on his star-studded new album.
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Flying Lotus Ranks His Records
Ahead of his new album 'Flamagra,' the Los Angeles-based producer takes a look back at the psychedelic turns his career has taken.
Hell Yeah, Kendrick Lamar and SZA Might Win a Damn Oscar
The TDE members are in the running for Best Original Song for "All of the Stars" at this year's Oscars.
Whatever You Do, Don't Listen to This Kendrick Lamar/"Take On Me" Mashup
"Backseat Freestyle" aligns perfectly with a-ha's 80s earworm, but that doesn't mean that you should play it on repeat or even—God forbid—enjoy it. No, you should avoid it for fear of being cursed.
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Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Lamar's "Tints" Is a Windows-Down Stunner
The two LA greats team up again on "Tints," a single in advance of .Paak's long in-the-works follow-up to 'Malibu.'
Kendrick Lamar and Lil Wayne Are a Perfect Student-Master Duo on "Mona Lisa"
The 'Carter V' stand out is the long-awaited collaboration of two of the best rappers alive.
Quincy Jones's New Documentary Looks Even Better Than That Wild Interview
The legendary producer shares the trailer to 'Quincy,' his upcoming documentary on Netflix.
Eminem Just Surprise Released A New Album Called 'Kamikaze'
It's the first Eminem album since last year's 'Revival'. Kendrick Lamar and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon are both credited on the album.
Tracking Music’s Embrace of Living Clean Over Living Fast
Musicians no longer seem to be ashamed of appearing to take care of their own health, and that's a good thing.
Mac Miller Is at His Lyrical Best on 'Swimming'
The Pittsburgh rapper's new record is about recovery, but he's sharp enough to resist the simple narratives.
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Spotify to Restore XXXTentacion Songs to Their Playlists After Outcry
The company's "hateful conduct" policy was reportedly protested by Kendrick Lamar, who threatened to pull his music from the platform.
Janet Jackson Thinks New Artists Are More Courageous Than Ever
In an interview with Billboard, Janet Jackson talks about her legacy, new music, and who she's listening to today.