25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson
Whether you're the King of Pop's biggest fan or a casual listener, there's always something new to learn about MJ.
Happy Birthday, Cassie!
The model-turned-singer-turned-model-turned-singer turns 31 years old today (Aug. 26).
Happy Birthday, Andre 3000!
Andre 3000, one-half of the legendary OutKast and one of the most celebrated rappers ever, turns 42 years old today (May 27).
Happy Birthday, Lauryn Hill!
L-Boogie celebrates her 42nd birthday today (May 26).
Happy Birthday, Whitney Houston!
We celebrate the legendary Whitney Houston on what would have been her 54th birthday.
New Music Releases – November 2015
From Chris Brown to Jeezy and more, find out which of your favorite rappers and singers are releasing new music in November.
Happy Birthday, Wiz Khalifa!
One thing that can't be denied is Wiz Khalifa's star power. The stoner rapper turns 28 years old today (Sept. 8).
Happy Birthday, N.O.R.E.!
The class of MCs that arose from Queensbridge during the ’90s were peerless. One of those artist is N.O.R.E. (aka Noreaga) who celebrates his 38th birthday today.
Happy Birthday, Deborah Cox!
Singer Deborah Cox celebrates her 41st birthday today (July 13).
Happy Birthday, 50 Cent!
Today (July 6) is the birthday of one of hip-hop's most dominant forces and a major example of a self-made man. That person is Curtis Jackson, better known as 50 Cent, who turns 40 years old.
Happy Birthday, Missy Elliott!
Perhaps one of hip-hop's most underrated gems is Missy Elliott, who went on one of the genre's most impressive creative runs in the early 2000s. Misdemeanor turns 44 years old today (July 1).
Best R&B Songs of 2015 (So Far)
Our list of the Best R&B Songs of 2015 (So Far) features tunes by Miguel, Rihanna, the Weekend, Jazmin Sullivan, Omarion, Kehlani and others.
Happy Birthday, Solange!
Solange, Beyonce's younger sister, celebrates her 29th birthday today (June 24).
Best Hip-Hop Songs of 2015 (So Far)
Here are our choices of the 10 best hip-hop songs released in the first quarter of 2015.
Happy Birthday, Cory Gunz!
Rapper Cory Gunz celebrates his 28th birthday today (June 22).
Best R&B Projects of 2015 (So Far)
From Ciara to Kehlani, Raheem DeVaughn to JoDeCi and more, here are the 10 Best R&B Projects of 2015 (So Far).
Happy Birthday, Faith Evans!
Today (June 10), we talk about Faith Evans, the first female artist to sign with Bad Boy Records, because it's her 42nd birthday.
Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015 (So Far)
It’s been much harder than last year to select the Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015 (So Far), but we delivered. Check out some of the top-tier releases in hip-hop in the last six months.
Happy Birthday, Swae Lee!
Rae Sremmurd is easily one of hip-hop’s top rap groups and today one of the members is celebrating a birthday. Swae Lee, whose real name is Khalif Brown, turns 20 years old today (June 7).
Happy Birthday, Fetty Wap!
Rap sensation Fetty Wap is having the best day of his life. Not only is the New Jersey rhymer set to perform at Summer Jam today (June 7) at MetLife Stadium, he’s also celebrating his 25th birthday.
Happy Birthday, Vic Mensa!
There is myriad of talent in the city of Chicago. One example is rapper Vic Mensa who turns 22 years old today (June 6).
Happy Birthday, Curtis Mayfield!
When you look at the greatest black musicians who ever lived, Curtis Mayfield and his slick grooves come to mind. The legendary Chicagoan would've turned 73 today (June 3).
Happy Birthday, Jadakiss!
It's been a while since Jadakiss' third studio album, The Last Kiss, in 2009. Still, his reputation as one of the streets' favorite rappers hasn't faltered at all. Jadakiss reaches the age of 40 today (May 27).
10 Songs Guaranteed to Rule Summer 2015
From Nicki Minaj to Rihanna and more, here are 10 Songs Guaranteed to Rule Summer 2015.
Happy Birthday, Ron Isley!
Some of the greatest acts of R&B and soul get their start from being a boy in a church choir. Ron Isley and many from the Isley family are prime examples. The legend reaches the ripe age of 74 today (May 21).
Happy Birthday, Busta Rhymes!
Busta Rhymes is still one of the most respected Brooklynites after more than two decades in the game. E.L.E.2 (Extinction Level Event 2) is coming at some point, but today (May 20), we recognize his 43rd birthday.
Happy Birthday, Ghostface Killah!
Some know him as Ghost Deini. Others know him as Tony Starks. A few know him as Pretty Toney. However, Dennis Coles’s official rap alias is Ghostface Killah. The Wu-Tang Clan legend celebrates his 45th birthday today (May 9).
Happy Birthday, Damon Dash!
Damon Dash has taken plenty of losses this year in his personal life. Nevertheless, he was one of the most influential rap moguls in hip-hop. Today (May 3), the entrepreneur celebrates his 44th birthday.
Happy Birthday, Avant!
Veteran R&B crooner Avant has the distinctive honor of being everyone’s favorite singer. The Cleveland native spent the better part of the last decade sweeping women off their feet with his charming presence. The muscular Lothario celebrates his 37th birthday today (April 26).
Happy Birthday, Ella Fitzgerald!
Ella Fitzgerald is one of jazz music’s most beloved pioneers and today (April 25) would have been the late songbird’s 98th birthday.