How do you get a hip-hop video that looks nothing at all like most hip-hop videos? Hire a guy who cut his teeth directing for indie acts.
For anyone who follows Miguel on Instagram you may have noticed an interesting pic he posted today (Jan. 22) of him and a few friends in a recording studio. Those friends being Jessie Ware and J.Cole.
This June 6-9 we hope and pray for no rain, as we get a huge bill which includes Interpol, Foster the People, J. Cole, The 1975, Sleigh Bells and Tyler the Creator.
For music lovers headed to the New York area for this year’s Super Bowl, there will be an avalanche of artists playing shows all over the place. Getting inside many of the exclusive concerts, however, might be a little tricky.
The German-born rapper who was raised in North Carolina has been touring in support of his most recent album, ‘Born Sinner’, his second studio album that was famously released on the same day as Kanye West’s latest , ‘Yeezus,’ earlier this year.
The conflict is palpable, the theme is eternal. Careful of your feelings as you watch the video within.
Rock the Bells celebrates the past on their 10th anniversary but the results came up painfully short.
This week, August 12-16, sees the return of lots of artists we’ve seen a few times already this summer and a few new ones that are worth your attention.
Maximum amounts of Crew Love.
The offending lyric generated a petition from the Anti-Bullying League asking for an apology and for the line to be removed from the song.
Turns out Jay-Z didn’t need the 1 million Samsung downloads of ‘Magna Carta… Holy Grail’ to have one of the best debut sales weeks of 2013.
Kanye West may have won the battle, but right now, J. Cole is winning the war.
For the second straight week, rap not only tops the U.S. album charts, but also makes a hat-trick of the top three spots, continuing a solid few weeks for the genre after a quiet start.
BET Awards 2013: Big Duets & Bigger Star Power From Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Nicki Minaj & More
Performers outnumbered awards at Sunday’s BET Awards, which was jam-packed with everyone from Mariah Carey to Chris Brown with Nicki Minaj to R. Kelly to JT and many more.
In the battle of ‘Yeezus’ versus ‘Born Sinner’, ‘Yeezus’ has emerged the winner.
“It’s so weird, you know,” said Drake, “you say you’re gonna do something and then it actually happens.”
Not long after delivering the last few bars of icebreaking show opener “Welcome,” J. Cole addressed his audience last night with mild, playful caution: “If you came to hear the hits, this is not your night.”