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112 vs. Jagged Edge in 'Verzuz' Battle of R&B Powerhouses: See Billboard's Scorecard and Winner For the Showdown

Right before Memorial Weekend came to a close, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland looked to treat music lovers once again with a massive R&B showcase. On Monday night (May 25), powerhouses 112 and Jagged Edge squared off in a two-hour battle for the latest edition of Verzuz. On the heels of Beenie Man and Bounty Killer’s […]

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Doja Cat Responds to Racism Backlash

This weekend, #DojaIsOverParty and #WeAreSorryDoja began trending on Twitter after supposedly incriminating videos of the “Say So” rapper surfaced online. Some users allege that Doja made anti-Black comments, mocked police brutality, and participated in Alt-Right forums. But as is often the case with trial-by-Twitter, due diligence wasn’t strictly observed. Doja Cat spent a large part of her ascent to stardom […]

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Drake's Private Swimming Pool Is Absolutely Enormous

Drake made the most of the warm weather this weekend, taking a dip in his immense pool. “First swim of the summer—first time ever in the pool, actually, to be honest” he shared in an Instagram post. View this post on Instagram #drake finna have the most lit pool parties at his crib after the quarantine over […]

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Kim Kardashian Celebrates Anniversary With Kanye West: 'Forever to Go'

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West celebrated six years of marriage on Sunday (May 24). Kardashian marked the occasion on social media by posting a set of pictures with her arms around her husband. In one, she’s seen kissing him on the cheek, and in the other, they’re both smiling at the camera. “6 years down; […]

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Future Flies ‘High’ With Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

Plus: Polo G’s “The Goat” debuts at No. 2, Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit’s “Reunions” surges into top 10 after wide release. Future flies in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his seventh chart-topper, as High Off Life enters at No. 1. The album, which was released via Freebandz/Epic Records […]

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Beenie Man vs. Bounty Killer in 'Verzuz' Battle of Dancehall Legends: See Billboard's Scorecard and Winner For the Showdown

Why was this night different from all other Verzuz battles? Streamed live from Kingston, Jamaica, the Memorial Day “Soundclash Edition” of Swizz Beatz and Timbaland’s flagship IG Live series was easily the most exciting and entertaining yet, as well as the first to delve into dancehall reggae. Considering the fact that Jamaican sound systems pioneered […]

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Cardi B Shows Off Massive New Floral Tattoo in Bikini: 'I'm Finally Finished'

Cardi B has some impressive new ink. In a new Instagram post on Friday (May 22), the rapper proudly revealed her giant colorful back tattoo, which features various types of flowers, a butterfly and a hummingbird. The intricate artwork was done by Union3Tattoo’s Jamie Schene. “Soooo here it is! It took me several months but […]

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Here's How to Watch Beenie Man & Bounty Killer's 'Verzuz' Battle

This Memorial Day weekend is about to get a little more reggae. Dancehall stars Beenie Man and Bounty Killer are facing off in the latest installment of Verzuz battles on Saturday. Swizz Beatz and Timbaland announced the “sound clash edition from Jamaica” a few days ago, and encouraged viewers to dress in theme. Beenie Man, the self-proclaimed “King of Dancehall” […]

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Amaarae Covers WizKid's 'Joro' For Billboard Live At-Home Performance

Amaarae joins Billboard‘s Platoon Africa Artist Showcase Friday (May 22) with a swoon-worthy Billboard Live At-Home performance from her Accra, Ghana hometown. The mini-set paired well with a cup of tea, which the singer-songwriter-producer came prepared with as part of the full fine china setup next to her on the couch. Fellow Ghanaian artist Øbed accompanied her […]

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From 'Stuck With U' to 'Rain On Me,' What's Your Favorite All-Star Collab of May 2020? Vote!

Music fans have been gifted a plethora of high-profile collaborations between their favorite artists in recent weeks — from Beyoncé teaming up with Megan Thee Stallion for a surprise remix to Ariana Grande pairing up with both Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga for a pair of wildly-anticipated releases. So, with the month quickly drawing to a […]