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6LACK Takes a Trip Back Home in Warm 'ATL Freestyle' Video: Watch

6LACK has returned. Just mere hours after the release of the tender “ATL Freestyle” paying homage to his city, the East Atlanta native quickly follows-up with the somber track’s accompanying visual on Friday afternoon (May 29). The JMP-directed clip documents 6LACK’s trip back home, which finds him taking a private jet from starry Los Angeles […]

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Here's How to Watch Kirk Franklin & Fred Hammond's Special Edition 'Verzuz – The Healing' Battle

Following the unlawful killing of George Floyd and the consequent nationwide protests, gospel singers Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond plan to bring healing for their Verzuz battle on Sunday, May 31. Bishop T.D. Jakes will open with a few words before the battle begins at 5 p.m. ET, according to the Verzuz TV Instagram account. Singing in […]

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From Lady Gaga's Album to Rosalía and Travis Scott's 'TKN' & More, What's Your Favorite New Music Release?

The forecast for this week’s weather involves heavy showers from Lady Gaga‘s sixth album Chromatica, fire from Rosalía and Travis Scott‘s “TKN” joint and clear skies from Kygo‘s Golden Hour LP. After predicting all the “Rain” with Ariana Grande, Gaga reclaims the dance floor she fought for by bringing back — in the form of Chromatica — her dance-pop […]

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Donald Trump's George Floyd Tweet Sparks Outrage Among The-Dream, Ice-T and More

The offending tweet has been censored by Twitter for inciting violence. A rising chorus of artists are lashing out at Donald Trump after the President posted a tweet that appeared to threaten an armed response to the days of protests spurred by the police-related killing of George Floyd. Rapper Ice-T shook his head, writing, “This MF […]

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First Beat: New Music From Freddie Gibbs, Lucky Daye, Gucci Mane and More

Though we didn’t receive any blockbuster releases today, we have many gems to pick from the litter of new material. Check out our picks for the best new music from Freddie Gibbs, Lucky Daye, Gucci Mane and more below. Freddie Gibbs, Alfredo  Last year, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib orchestrated a heist on hip-hop with their masterful […]

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The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (May 29)

If you’re just popping in to hear about everything Lady Gaga did this week, we won’t be mad. The TL;DR of it: Chromatica is here and it’s everything we dreamed of. Okay, yes, some other things happened, too: two incredible women topped the Hot 100, BTS announced what they have in store for this year’s […]

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Britney Spears Takes Over Apple Music's 'I Miss Y2K' Playlist With Favorite Throwback Bops: Listen

Thursdays aren’t the only time to throw it back. Britney Spears took over Apple Music’s I Miss Y2K playlist on Friday morning (May 29) and packed it with 30 amazing throwback tracks from the late 1990s and early 2000s that will give your serious millennium vibes. “I can’t believe it’s been 20 years since a […]

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Cardi B Speaks Out About Riots Over George Floyd Death: 'The People Are Left With No Choice'

The rapper also took on conservative commenter Tomi Lahren. Cardi B joined the swelling chorus of artists speaking out about the police-related death of George Floyd, after a video of a Minneapolis officer kneeling on the unarmed black man’s neck sparked several nights of rioting and protests in the city amid calls for the arrest […]

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Lil Yachty Drops 'Lil Boat 3' Featuring A$AP Rocky, Future & More

Lil Yachty’s boat has come in. The Atlanta rapper’s new album Lil Boat 3 arrived at midnight, featuring assists from Tyler, the Creator, A$AP Rocky, Future, Young Thug, Lil Durk, Mike WiLL Made-It and more. The star-studded set is the followup to Lil Boat 2, which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 in […]

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Gunna Gearing Up for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

Plus: The 1975 set for top 10 debut with “Notes on a Conditional Form.” Gunna is set for his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, according to industry forecasters. Sources suggest his new effort, Wunna, may launch atop next week’s tally with perhaps over 100,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. […]