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Essays

'Disco Demolition Night' Was a Disgrace, and Celebrating it Is Worse

The Chicago White Sox are commemorating an infamous 1979 near-riot in which a primarily white crowd destroyed records made by Black and gay artists. It's shameful.
Josh Terry
4 days ago
News

Radiohead Officially Release 18 Hours of Leaked 'OK Computer' Sessions

After several recordings from their ‘OK Computer’ era were shared online, the band officially dropped the tapes and will donate the proceeds to climate activist group Extinction Rebellion.
Josh Terry
5 days ago
Celebrity

DJ Khaled Played Himself With an Energy Drink Bundle Scandal

Billboard disqualified album sales of "Father of Asahd," preventing it from debuting at No.1, because of one of the music magnate's many brand deals.
Bettina Makalintal
6.10.19
News

Billboard Launches a New Chart to Spotlight Songwriters and Producers

The Top Songwriters and Top Producers chart will be based on data from the Hot 100. It's set to debut on June 15.
Josh Terry
6.6.19
New music

This New (Sandy) Alex G Song Is Just Absolutely Stunning

Listen to "Gretel," the first preview of the Philadelphia indie rocker’s newly announced album 'House of Sugar.'
Josh Terry
6.4.19
News

Diplo and Charli XCX Didn't Need to Remake 'Wannabe,' But It Rules

The Spice Girls' 1996 friendship anthem was already a classic. But Diplo is going to Diplo.
Kristin Corry
5.30.19
News

YG Teases a 'Special Project' with Nipsey Hussle

In an interview promoting his new album '4REAL 4REAL,' the Los Angeles rapper says there's a project that will be "next-level" with Nipsey Hussle in the works.
Kristin Corry
5.24.19
News

Moby Really Wants You to Believe He Dated a Teenager

In a new memoir, the producer and DJ claims he once dated a young Natalie Portman. Portman recalls "an older man being creepy."
Josh Terry
5.22.19
News

Whitney Houston's Estate Announces a Hologram Tour and New Music

Primary Wave Music Publishing is spearheading the effort after purchasing 50 percent of the singer's assets.
Kristin Corry
5.20.19
News

Rihanna Seems Unbothered About Releasing New Music

A new interview with 'The New York Times Style Magazine' doesn't share the intel we want about the prospect of new music from the 'Anti' singer.
Kristin Corry
5.20.19
News

The 'Old Town Road' Video Is Better Than 'The Godfather'

Chris Rock, Vince Staples, and Rico Nasty join Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for an epic five-minute video for the song.
Kristin Corry
5.17.19
News

Ari Lennox's New Video for 'Up Late' Is Just as Sultry as You Expected

"Up Late" is the latest visual from the Dreamville singer's debut album, 'Shea Butter Baby.'
Kristin Corry
5.14.19
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