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YG's 'FTP' Video Was Fueled by 100,000 Black Lives Matter Protesters: Watch

What better place was there for YG to film the video for his street anthem “FTP” than at a massive rally in Los Angeles last week in support of Black Lives Matter? The epic black-and-white clip dropped on Friday morning (June 12), and was filmed during a rally in Hollywood on Sunday (June 7) honoring […]

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DaBaby Drops 'Rockstar' BLM Remix With References to 'Burnin' Cop Cars' and His No. 1 Spot

Even as DaBaby‘s “Rockstar” sits at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the rapper dropped a new “BLM” (Black Lives Matter) remix of the song with Roddy Ricch on Friday (June 12) that makes reference to his ascension to the top of the chart as well as his experience with police in the past. […]

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Juice WRLD Features in The Kid Laroi's New Video "GO!"

Sydney rapper The Kid Laroi just dropped his new track and video “GO!” — a posthumous collaboration with his late friend,  Juice WRLD. The Kid Laroi has been very outspoken about his close relationship with the deceased rapper since supporting Juice on his final tour last year and teased a collaboration months ago. Ahead of the single’s anticipated […]

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Saint Jhn Remembers the ‘Real Superheroes,’ Launches Fundraising T-shirts

SAINt JHN is paying tribute to the real superheroes of this world. The “Roses” rapper has released a special edition t-shirt to honor George Floyd and the countless Black lives lost to police brutality. The “Real Superheroes Tees” feature a pair of powerful designs. On the front is an artwork of some devilish protesters, accompanying […]

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Post Malone & Tyla Yaweh Announce New Collab 'Tommy Lee'

Post Malone is back. And this time, he’s hopping on his friend Tyla Yaweh‘s upcoming single, “Tommy Lee,” set to drop on Friday (June 12). Yaweh took to Instagram to share some behind-the-scenes of the song from earlier this year. The two artists are seen writing and recording the song in Los Angeles and Washington […]

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Superfly Books All-Star 'Small Business Live,' Benefit for Minority-Owned Companies

2 Chainz, Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard and T-Pain are on board. Superfly is pitching in to help minority-owned small businesses around the country this month with a virtual music experience they’re calling Small Business Live. The June 20 event will take place from 4-10 p.m. ET and include performances from 2 Chainz, Brandi Carlile, Brittany […]

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Ice Cube Criticized For Posting String of Anti-Semitic Images and Conspiracy Theories

While many of his peers have been preaching messages decrying injustice and intolerance, rapper Ice Cube spent Wednesday (June 10) confoundingly posting images that appeared to amplify anti-Semitic tropes tying Jews to the oppression of black people. They also appeared to nod to debunked conspiracy theories about the noses of Egypt’s sphinxes that first surfaced […]

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Lil Baby’s ‘My Turn’ Aiming for No. 1 Return on Billboard 200 Chart

The album opened atop the list in March. Next week, watch for Lil Baby’s My Turn to possibly return to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for the first time since it debuted in the top slot in March. Industry forecasters suggest the set may earn over 60,000 equivalent album units in the […]

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Inside Robert Ford Jr.'s Crucial Reporting on Rap & Disco In the '70s

With the loss of former Billboard reporter Robert “Rocky” Ford Jr. on May 19 at age 70, the hip-hop world mourns the first journalist to chronicle the genre’s existence for a mainstream publication. From his oft-cited “B-Beats Bombarding Bronx” article in a 1978 issue of Billboard to his writing/production work with pioneering rap star Kurtis […]

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MoneyBagg Yo Plays Golf & Hangs Out With His Kids in 'Cold Shoulder' Video: Watch

In efforts to push his lauded album Time Served, MoneyBagg Yo ventures to the golf course for his “Cold Shoulder” video.  Not only does the Memphis powerhouse practice his swing, but he also manages to squeeze in family time with his children. “Barely say no to my kids, been like that since I birthed ’em / […]