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Will Smith's Bel-Air Athletics Teams With D-Nice For Club Quarantine Hoodie Benefiting Covid-19 Relief: Exclusive

D-Nice’s Club Quarantine Instagram Live parties have been the place to be. The Bronx native’s now-fabled party from earlier this month (March 21) ballooned to amass more than 100,000 viewers, which included celebrities pulling up from Michelle Obama to Drake throughout the nine-hour rager, and earned him more than 1 million followers on IG. For his […]

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From Drake to Sam Hunt, What's Your Favorite New Release of the Week? Vote!

The end of another week brings a host of new music by everyone from Drake and DaBaby to Sam Hunt and Steve Aoki, and Billboard wants to know which new release you have on repeat! Will you be spending the weekend making TikTok videos to Drake’s infectious “Toosie Slide”? Have you been waiting five-plus years […]

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Kiana Lede Celebrates 23rd Birthday With Debut Album 'Kiki'

Kiana Lede isn’t only enjoying her 23rd birthday today (April 3), but also the release of her long-awaited debut album, KIKI.  Anchored by her spicy single “Mad At You,” the 17-track collection finds the soulful songbird rubbing shoulders with some of R&B’s most promising stars, including Lucky Daye, Ari Lennox, and Arin Ray. Lede also collides […]

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15 Songs Containing Bill Withers Samples: From Kanye West to Shawn Mendes to 'No Diggity'

Singer-songwriter Bill Withers passed away Friday morning (April 3) due to heart complications, The Associated Press confirmed in a statement from Withers’ family. He was 81. The West Virginia native was renowned for his numerous soulful hits in the 70’s, which included “Just the Two of Us,” “Lovely Day,” “Lean on Me,” and more. The […]

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Bill Withers' 15 Greatest Songs: Staff Picks

Bill Withers was a singular voice in the history of soul music — masterful and mighty, but modest and unassuming. Still Bill was the title of his most successful album, and also something of a guiding principle: Even on his biggest hits, you never got much more or less than the man himself, singing to you […]

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DJ Khaled's Foundation Partners With Direct Relief & Simplehuman to Aid COVID-19 Relief Efforts

DJ Khaled is the next music superstar looking to aid in the fight against COVID-19. Earlier this week, Khaled and wife Nicole Tuck announced their We The Best foundation’s partnership with Direct Relief and simplehuman to provide additional healthcare supplies to those on the front line in New York and Miami local hospitals. “Helping our […]

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Future's 2015 'Beast Mode' Mixtape Arrives on All Streaming Services

After freeing his Monster mixtape onto streaming services for the project’s fifth anniversary last year, today (April 3), Future opts to repeat the cycle by releasing his Zaytoven-produced opus, Beast Mode to all digital platforms. Released in January 2015, Beast Mode was the second of three mixtapes to enshrine Future’s status as a decorated trap savant. The […]

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Here's What You Need to Know About Drake's 'Toosie Slide' Challenge

Drake’s torrid takeover on TikTok over the last month has people wondering what The Boy might have up his sleeve next, and this week might be his moment to shine. On Friday (April 3), Drizzy unleashed his new song “Toosie Slide,” after watching the song’s preview dominate social media. “THURSDAY @ MIDNIGHT,” he previously said […]

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Diana Gordon Bares Her Soul In 'Rollin (Acoustic)' Video & Talks Stripped-Back 'Wasted Youth' EP: Exclusive

When pop artists are first introduced as “the next big thing,” it can sometimes feel a bit manufactured. But as they grow older and have real-life experiences, that journey is reflected in the music. In the case of Diana Gordon, she has fervently peeled off a decade’s worth of layers to reveal her true form. […]

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Drake's 'Toosie Slide' Is Here: Stream It Now

Drake‘s “Toosie Slide” has already been taking over TikTok, with users trying out choreography to a snippet the rapper shared on the platform three days before its release. Now, on Friday (April 3), the song dropped in full, marking his lead record of 2020 on streaming services. As you’ve probably already seen on TikTok, Drizzy […]