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SZA Hints at Dropping a Collection of Unreleased Songs in a 'Music Dump'

The last time the music world received a batch of music from SZA was in 2017, when she released her debut album, CTRL. On Monday (May 25), The TDE artist teased fans with the idea of a “music dump,” which would consist of unreleased music over the last six years.  “So like a music dump .. […]

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After Years as Indie Heroes, Here's Why Run the Jewels Signed With BMG For Its Fourth Album

With its biggest release to-date looming, the hip-hop power duo joins BMG's roster looking to leave its mark: "This [album] is going to march through the motherf—ing world like a beast," says Killer Mike. Run the Jewels has a new partner. After seven years, three albums and a number of clever marketing ploys to help […]

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Doja Cat Addresses Alleged Racist Remarks and Self-Hate Accusations in 30-Minute Video

After addressing her alleged racist remarks with a statement over the weekend, Doja Cat further defended herself on Instagram Live early Monday morning (May 25). With hopes of quashing all claims made against her, most notably her 2015 track “Dindu Nuffin,” Doja apologized for offending anyone with the song’s creation. “To anybody who I’ve hurt using […]

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P!nk Honors Veteran Dad in Touching Memorial Day Post; See How Other Stars Celebrated Holiday

LL Cool J, Ludacris, Barbra Streisand and Pitbull also honored the dead. P!nk spent Memorial Day honoring the service of America’s veterans, including her dad, Jim Moore, who served in Vietnam. After celebrating last year by inviting Moore on stage at a February gig in New York where they dueted on a song her dad […]

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Eminem Just Invited All His ‘Stans’ To Text Him

The Rap God just got closer to his fans. From out of leftfield, Eminem shared his phone number and invited all his “Stans” to get in touch. “’Dear Stan, I meant to write you sooner, but I just been busy’ text me, ill hit you back,” he writes in an Instagram post, which is accompanied […]

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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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6ix9ine Says He Is Releasing a New Song on Friday

6ix9ine is keeping the new music coming. After returning with his comeback single, “Gooba,” in early May, 6ix9ine is already planning to drop another song this week. He mentioned the track in an Instagram video on Saturday (May 23). “May 29, another single,” he stated toward the end of the clip. “THIS FRIDAY TROLLZ,” he captioned […]

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In Demand: Songwriter Whitney Phillips Reveals How 'Stuck With U' Came Together

Growing up, Whitney Phillips wanted to be an architect. “I liked the creation of things from the ground up,” she tells Billboard. “I loved conceptualizing things and building them.” By the time she started high school, though, Phillips recalls becoming “pretty much obsessed with Mariah Carey” — and as a result, decided to trade in […]

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The 7 Best Moments From 'A Tribute to Andre Harrell: Mr. Champagne & Bubbles'

Legendary entertainment executive Andre Harrell passed away on May 7 due to heart failure at just 59 years old. To celebrate the fulfilled life of Mr. Champagne & Bubbles, the music world came together with a virtual broadcast paying tribute to Harrell on Sunday evening (May 24). Whether it was his signature infectious smile, eye […]

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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; […]