Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller Team Up on ‘Goin’ Places’
Pittsburgh homies Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller join forces on ‘Goin’ Places,’ a previously-unreleased track on which the rappers dream about bigger things.
Alicia Keys Releases Blue Light Version of ‘Girl on Fire’
One day after debuting the Inferno Version of her new song ‘Girl on Fire,’ Alicia Keys has released the chilled-out Blue Light Version of the same track.
Listen to Lil Wayne’s ‘Mercy’ Remix Feat. Nicki Minaj
Is Nicki Minaj voting for Mitt Romney? That’s the question everyone is asking after hearing the new Lil Wayne ‘Mercy’ remix, which features a verse from Minaj in which she suggests she will vote for the Republican presidential candidate.
Kendrick Lamar Talks Kid Cudi Collab, Pushes Back Album
The release date of Kendrick Lamar‘s major label debut ‘good kid, m.A.A.d. city’ has been pushed back, but the good news is that the album, which we already know will include a Lady Gaga collaboration, is now expected to feature Kid Cudi as well.
Kanye West + 2 Chainz Seek Booty in ‘Birthday Song’ Video
2 Chainz and Kanye West have a very specific request in their new video ‘Birthday Song,’ which comes off like a modern version of Wreckx-n-Effect’s ‘Rumpshaker,’ but with slightly less booty and more of a bizarre, artsy feel.
Enrique Iglesias, ‘Finally Found You’ Feat. Sammy Adams – Song Review
Enrique Iglesias sings that he’s discovered the girl he wants to spend his life with on ‘Finally Found You,’ his brand-new single.
Kanye West in Talks to Judge ‘American Idol’
Every time the judging panel for Season 12 of ‘American Idol‘ starts to come into focus, a new rumor comes along to shake things up. The latest piece of gossip? Hip-hop king Kanye West is in talks to join Mariah Carey on the show, according to sources at TMZ.
Check Out Nicki Minaj’s New Perfume Bottle
The rumored next ‘American Idol’ judge continues to expand her empire. This morning (Aug. 21), Nicki Minaj tweeted a photo of her new perfume, titled ‘Pink Friday’ just like her debut album. Like Nicki herself, the bottle is colorful and endearingly strange.
Beyonce Chats With Anderson Cooper About World Humanitarian Day
So much for the idea that Beyonce is not socially responsible. The singer sat down with CNN’s Anderson Cooper to discuss her song ‘I Was Here,’ which she has dedicated to World Humanitarian Day (Aug. 19), a day when the United Nations urges everyone to consider helping others around the globe who are suffering.
Kanye West Got Served a Subpoena… In a Nordstrom Box
How can a lawyer get a subpoena to a busy and hard-to-find man like Kanye West? Divorce attorneys for Kris Humphries took a unique approach when they had it delivered to the fashion-conscious rapper at Kim Kardashian‘s house inside a Nordstrom box, TMZ reports.
John Legend Reveals Fourth Studio Album Name, Drops Fall Tour Dates
John Legend is returning to the scene with a brand-new album called ‘Love in the Future’ and a set of upcoming concerts designed to preview the new material.
Will Diddy Be the Next ‘American Idol’ Judge?
Is ‘American Idol‘ about to put a rapper on its judging panel for the first time? While Nick Jonas and Pharrell Williams are among the artists being considered for the show’s last vacant judging slot, Page Six is adding a new name to the mix — Sean “Diddy” Combs.
‘Watch the Throne’ Documentary Features Jay-Z, Kanye West, Beyonce
Kanye West and Jay-Z grudgingly allowed a filmmaker to capture footage of their work in the studio while they recorded the collaborative album ‘Watch the Throne.’ The 11-minute documentary (via Global Grind) catches the legendary rappers at work and at play during the recording sessions.
Frank Ocean Covers Sade’s ‘By Your Side’ at Lollapalooza
Frank Ocean opened his intimate set at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Saturday night with a beautiful cover of Sade’s classic love song ‘By Your Side.’
Snoop Lion Performs ‘La La La’ for the First Time
Snoop Dogg‘s new reggae persona, Snoop Lion, performed over the weekend at the Osheaga Festival in Montreal, where he treated festival attendees to the first-ever live version of his new single, ‘La La La.’
Miguel Channels His Dreams in ‘Adorn’ Video
Soul crooner Miguel has released a colorful video for his new song ‘Adorn’ that is based on dreams and looks both artsy and sexy at the same time.
Kanye West + Kim Kardashian Zip Line in Mexico
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian aren’t just into fancy dinners and fashion shows. They’re totally an adventuresome, outdoorsy couple too. The pair went zip lining and jet skiing in the jungle of Mexico during a recent vacation.
Kid Cudi Guests on Hit-Boy Track ‘Old School Caddy’
Kid Cudi adds some star power to ‘Old School Caddy,’ a new song by accomplished hip-hop producer Hit-Boy, who has begun releasing his own music.
Beyonce + Jay-Z Spend $400K to Rent Home in the Hamptons
Beyonce and Jay-Z and dropping big bucks to get away for awhile. The New York Post reports the A-list couple is spending $400,000 to rent a house in the Hamptons for the month of August.
2012 MTV Video Music Awards: Drake and Rihanna Lead Nominations
Rihanna and Drake are the leading contenders for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, while Katy Perry, Beyonce, Skrillex, Lana Del Rey and Frank Ocean also scored multiple nominations.
J. Cole Samples Kanye West and Jay-Z on New Song ‘The Cure’
“How many Kanye beats do a n—- gotta murder to prove my mind’s further?,” J. Cole asks on his new joint ‘The Cure,’ which samples the ‘Watch the Throne’ track ‘Lift Off.’
Join Our Exclusive Twitter Chat With Jay Sean on July 30
Got a burning question for Cash Money member Jay Sean? Here’s your chance to ask him directly. The British singer will be joining PopCrush on Monday, July 30 for an exclusive Twitter chat at 4 PM ET / 1 PM PT. You can take part in the Twitter conversation by using the hashtag #TeamJaySean.
Alicia Keys Releases Graffiti-Themed Lyric Video for ‘New Day’
It’s clearly a ‘New Day’ for Alicia Keys, who has unveiled a lyric video for her latest track, which features an urgent beat and edgy production. To match the “street” feel of the song, the video shows graffiti-style drawings of the lyrics, first in sketch books and then on actual walls with spray paint.
Kanye West + G.O.O.D. Music Family to Drop ‘Cruel Summer’ in September
The G.O.O.D. Music debut ‘Cruel Summer’ has been given a Sept. 4 release date, according to Pitchfork. The album by Kanye West and his musical family had previously been expected to drop in August, although that expectation had been based on a comment from Pusha T and not any official announcement.
JoJo, ‘Demonstrate’ – Song Review
It’s hard to believe, but even though JoJo recorded her first hit single eight years ago, she’s still only 21 years old. Now, six years after her last proper album, JoJo is back with a sexy new song called ‘Demonstrate,’ perhaps the most “adult” track she’s ever recorded.
Rita Ora Calls Beyonce an ‘Alien’ + Answers Kardashian Dating Rumors
Rita Ora thinks Beyonce is an alien. Not because Bey is weird, but because she accomplishes so much that she must be from another planet. Ora offered her opinion of the R&B diva during a brief interview with Glamour, in which the ‘How We Do (Party)’ singer also addressed rumors that she is dating Rob Kardashian.
Taio Cruz, ‘Fast Car’ – Song Review
Taio Cruz promises to “drive you like a ‘Fast Car’” on his latest release, a track produced by Max Martin and Klas Ahlund that premiered online.
Frank Ocean Set for Huge Debut Despite Target’s Refusal to Sell ‘Channel Orange’
Based on sales in its first day of release on Tuesday (July 10), Frank Ocean‘s ‘Chanenel Orange’ is expected to sell between 110,000 and 125,000 copies this week, which could be enough to take the No. 2 position on the album chart.
Kid Cudi Working With Kanye West, Jaden Smith + More for Upcoming ‘Indicud’ LP
Kid Cudi‘s next album ‘Indicud’ will include a wide range of guest artists, from legendary hip-hop stars like Kanye West to 14-year-old Jaden Smith.
Watch Nicki Minaj Perform at London’s Hammersmith Apollo
Nicki Minaj has been known to randomly pull out a British accent from time to time, so she probably felt right at home over the weekend, when she performed for thousands of screaming English fans at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo in London.