Kendrick Lamar will now be immortalized in the US Capitol. A painting of him by Tiona Cordova, a student at Pueblo Centennial High School, was chosen as the first place entry at this year's Congressional Art Competition in Colorado's 3rd District. Rep. Scott Tipton tweeted
The Fyre Festival fun continues. On Monday, ABC News reported that lawyer Mark Geragos had filed a $100 million proposed class action lawsuit against the botched Bahamas music festival's organizers. The suit, filed Sunday, claims the festival was "nothing more than a get-rich-quick scam from the very beginning."
Compton rhymer Kendrick Lamar is continuing to obliterate records with his latest studio release, DAMN. Billboard reports that for the week of May 6, songs on DAMN. have secured the #1 through #9 spots on the On-Demand Streaming Songs chart, making this latest feat from K-Dot the
It was a year ago that Beyonce unleashed LEMONADE to the masses and the rallying cry of “Formation” was heard around the world. Now, Houston’s global pop star has established the Formation Scholars awards for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic school year in celebration of LEMONADE‘s
Friday marked the one-year anniversary of Prince ’s heavenly ascension and since his departure from Earth at age 57, his catalog has raked in 7.7 million in sales according to Nielsen Music, Billboard reports.
The majority of those sales, totaling 5.65 million, accumulated in the month following Prince’s death at
Time Magazine shared the 2017 edition of its annual 100 Most Influential People list Thursday. Chance the Rapper, Donald Glover, Leslie Jones, Ava DuVernay, Viola Davis, and Raf Simons all make appearances on this year's Time 100. The list of pioneers, artists, and icons also
Roc Nation OG and bearded wonder Freeway teams with New York's Dave East on the new banger "Hold The Fort Down." The DJ Skizz produced cut is prime material for fans of that gully street sound, a fact attested by Freeway himself. In an interview with
"Kept my ear to the streets, and I noticed everybody droppin' shit I feel left out," raps Hopsin, on his brand new track "BUS That." The rapper delivered on his promise, releasing an accompanying video that finds him rapping in his bus with Doritos on
Styles P and Talib Kweli, two veteran emcees with respect on their names, just released collaborative EP The Seven. While the eyes of the hip-hop community were largely centered on Kendrick Lamar's DAMN, The Seven dropped quietly, much to the excitement of Ghost & Kweli loyalists everywhere. Still, this