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Sada Baby is Your New Favorite Rapper, And He Loves Nickelback: 'My Musical Palette is Complex'

Sada Baby is as bored as the rest of us. Just like everyone else, the recent chart-topper of Billboard’s Heatseekers tally and architect of Skuba Sada 2 ― a recently released odds-and-ends collection better than most commercial hip-hop releases―is locked down too. When Billboard calls the Detroit-based MC, he’s in the middle of playing Call of […]

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Lil Benny Looks For Good ‘Company’ in Latest Visual: Exclusive

Los Angeles-based artist Lil Benny knows good “Company” is hard to come by these days, so he’s keeping all unwanted visitors at a safe distance in the video for his latest single, available exclusively on Billboard today (April 14). The Soundcloud upstart hailing from Lawrence, New York puts out an open call for companionship with […]

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Watch Chrissy Teigen Rap Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' to an Unsuspecting John Legend

What's with the weird accent? We already knew she could co-host a lip synching show, model and cook up a mean homemade pizza. But did you know that Chrissy Teigen is also a one-time wannabe rapper who has some very, um, interesting flow? “A lot of people don’t know this but before this all started I […]

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Find Out Whether Ciara and Russell Wilson are Having a 'Prince or Princess'

Ciara and Russell Wilson took to social media on Tuesday (April 14) to reveal the sex of their third baby with an adorable video. “Gender Reveal Time! @Ciara Prince or Princess???” Wilson captioned a Twitter clip of the couple shooting off tannerite smoke and confetti for the big surprise with kids Future — Ciara’s son […]

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Rod Wave Charts Eight Songs From 'Pray 4 Love' Album on Hot 100

The set starts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. As Rod Wave celebrates the debut of his new sophomore LP Pray 4 Love, which opens at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 (dated April 18) with 72,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, the rapper-singer also sports nine songs on the Billboard […]

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Watch 'Riverdale' Star Camila Mendes Cover Mac Miller's 'Circles' in Quarantine

Camila Mendes took to social media on Monday (April 13) to share a stripped-down cover of Mac Miller‘s “Circles.” Accompanied by pal Mesh Gutierrez on guitar, the actress gave the title track to the late rapper’s posthumous 2020 album a sparse, contemplative spin in the same vein as the original studio recording. “Circles by mac […]

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Kid Cudi Returns With ‘Entergalactic’ Track ‘Leader of the Delinquents’: Stream It Now

The Kid is back, and he’s a proper grown up. Kid Cudi returns with “Leader of the Delinquents,” lifted from his forthcoming seventh studio album Entergalactic. It’s the Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist’s first solo music since his 2018 collaboration with Kanye West, Kids See Ghosts, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums […]

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Drake Now Has Twice as Many Streaming Songs No. 1s as the Next Closest Act

"Toosie Slide" extends Drake's record with eight leaders on the chart, compared to Justin Bieber's four. Drake’s “Toosie Slide” debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Streaming Songs chart dated April 18, giving him twice as many leaders as his closest competition over the tally’s seven-year history. “Toosie Slide” bows with 55.5 million U.S. streams in […]

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Drake Is Now Tied for Most No. 1s Ever on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

“Toosie Slide” is Drake’s 20th leader on the list, tying Aretha Franklin & Stevie Wonder. Drake‘s “Toosie Slide” soars in with a No. 1 debut on Billboard‘s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart dated April 18, granting the prolific hitmaker his 20th leader on the list and a share of a historic mark, as he ties Aretha […]

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Life's a Gamble: How Shooting Dice With Lil Baby Led to 42 Dugg's Blossoming Rap Career

Many gambling stories end in nightmares, but rolling the dice may have saved 42 Dugg‘s life. After starting to rap while behind bars in 2015, Dugg began to take his rhyming career more seriously upon regaining his freedom in 2017. And he quickly caught the ear of rising star Lil Baby. The pair would eventually connect […]