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Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar To Headline Global Citizen Fest

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer, Metallica and Selena Gomez will headline this year's Global Citizen Festival in New York.The non-profit organisation - which aims to eradicate poverty by 2030 - has unveiled a diverse and...

Adele And Beyoncé Lead Mtv Video Music Awards 2016 Nominations

Adele and Beyoncé will go head to head at the MTV Video Music Awards 2016.The 28-year-old singer's comeback video 'Hello' has been nominated alongside the 34-year-old star's equally amazing 'Formation' video in the top categories...

Jay Z Drops Social Justice 'Survival' Playlist

The playlist, which is exclusive to Jay's subscription-based music streaming website, brings together songs old and new about social injustice, including music by Nina Simone, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Fela Kuti,...

Beyonce Opens Bet Awards With Surprise Performance

The Drunk In Love star is currently on a break from her Formation World Tour, but she gave the audience at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater a taste of the show by taking the...

Kendrick Lamar Calls For An End To Gang Wars Through Fashion

The Alright rapper is known for infusing politically charged themes within his music, and for his latest collaboration with top shoe brand Reebok, he has taken that same passion for addressing important issues...

Brit Songwriter's Joy Over Track For Beyonce's Lemonade

The London born songwriter's nerves were on edge waiting to see if her track, featuring rapper Kendrick Lamar, had made it, and the celebrations began once it was official and the track hit music streaming...

Dr Dre, Kendrick Lamar, The Game: Ice Cube Pulls Out All The Stops For Coachella 2016

Ice Cube said he had some tricks up his sleeve for Coachella 2016, but no-one was expecting all this. The rapper managed to reunite with all surviving NWA members, including Dr Dre, on stage at...

M.i.a.: 'I'm Not Slamming Beyonce Over Black Lives Matter'

In an interview with London's Evening Standard, the Sri Lankan star questioned those involved in the campaign against police brutality towards African-Americans on the grounds that it fails to embrace victims of violence...

Producer Reveals Plans For Another Rihanna Album

Beatmaker Cardo, who has also worked with rapper Wiz Khalifa, reveals the pop superstar has a string of unreleased tracks they recorded together, which he believes may be used as a follow-up to...

Kendrick Lamar Sued Over Bill Withers Sample

Officials at Mattie Music Group, who are claiming rights to the legendary singer's 1975 song Don't You Want To Stay, have filed a copyright infringement suit against Lamar. In legal papers obtained...

Kobe Bryant Given Star-studded Send Off At Final Game

The American sporting legend played his final game for The Los Angeles Lakers at the city's Staples Center.Hundreds of avid fans of the 37-year-old player flooded into the venue to support him as he wore...

Kendrick Lamar Picked To Front Kobe Bryant Swansong Video

Just days after he inducted N.w.a. in to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Kendrick has been asked to front a new tribute, which will air on ESPN before Kobe's final game...

Kendrick Lamar Honours Phife Dawg In Australia

Reports of the A Tribe Called Quest's icon's passing first surfaced in the early hours of Wednesday (23Mar16), and Kendrick learned of the news as he prepared to perform for fans in Sydney....

Kendrick Lamar Takes On English Teens In Friendly Rap Battle

Kendrick Lamar surprised young rap fans at a hip-hop workshop in Manchester this week by dropping in unexpectedly, which ended up in a friendly rap battle.In a clip from the workshop, organised by Reebok Classic...

Kendrick Lamar Surprises Teens For Rap Battle

The rapper made the pit-stop during a promotional tour for his sponsor Reebok at a workshop the sportswear company runs for rappers in the city. A video showed the Grammy award-winning artist watching the teenagers...

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Teases New Music With Videos Of Him In The Studio

Fresh from the surprise album he released earlier this month, Untitled, Unmastered, that is currently riding high in the US Billboard chart, American rapper Kendrick Lamar appears to be back in the studio working on...

Kendrick Lamar's Surprise Album Takes Top Spot On U.s. Chart

The Alright star shocked fans by dropping the record on digital platforms and streaming services on 3 March (16), and unsuspecting fans only became aware of its existence when Kendrick tweeted a link...

Alicia Keys' Young Son Co-produced Track For Kendrick Lamar

The Alright star surprised fans last Thursday night (03Mar16) by releasing a new album, untitled unmastered., without any advance notice. The disc features eight tracks which did not make it onto his 2015...

Kendrick Lamar Drops Surprise Album

The Alright star's disc untitled unmastered. dropped on digital platforms and streaming services on Thursday night (03Mar16) without advance notice, and fans only became aware of its existence when Kendrick tweeted a link...

Kendrick Lamar Surprise Releases New Album 'Untitled Unmastered'

Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar has surprised his fans by releasing a new album, called untitled unmastered, that appears to be a companion piece to last year’s critically acclaimed and wildly popular masterpiece To Pimp a...

Kendrick Lamar To Induct Heroes N.w.a. Into Hall Of Fame

The iconic rap group is one of the acts chosen to be part of the prestigious Hall of Fame's Class of 2016, and Lamar, a fellow Compton, California native, will be on hand...

Kendrick Lamar Speaks About Playing Unreleased Material At Awards Shows

Following his significant haul of prizes at the Grammy Awards earlier this week, Kendrick Lamar has spoken about the motivation behind his decision to perform previously unreleased material at the ceremony.In an interview with 2...

Big Sean Defends Kanye West In Wake Of Latest Twitter Rant About 'White People'

Kanye has been causing controversy over the past few days with rants on Twitter, with his most recent coming on Monday night (15Feb16) when he asked "white publications" such as Rolling Stone magazine and the...

Rapper Jay Rock Injured In Motorcycle Accident

Anthony Tiffith, the CEO of the hip-hop star's record label Top Dawg Entertainment, took to Twitter.com to ask fans for their prayers, writing, "Pray 4 @jayrock he had a bad accident on his...

Kendrick Lamar Scoops The Most Awards At This Year's Grammys

The music event of the year took place last night (February 15th 2016) with Taylor Swift and Mark Ronson scooping the top prizes but Kendrick Lamar taking home the most awards altogether at the 58th...

Kendrick Lamar Leads 2016 Grammy Winners

The rapper was an early triple winner, picking up Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for Alright and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for These Walls at the pre-awards prizegiving, and he then claimed Best Rap...

Kendrick Lamar: 'Conflict Makes My Lyrics Relatable'

The 28-year-old grew up in the notorious Compton neighbourhood of California, and while he was a good scholar and is deeply religious, critics claim his lyrics often glorify gangsta rap."I see (the) conflict, but the...

Kendrick Lamar & Fka Twigs Join Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Campaign

Justin and Kim Kardashian's little sister Kendall were unveiled as the new faces of the intimates line last year (15), and now Kendrick and Robert Pattinson's girlfriend FKA Twigs have joined them in...

Kanye West Claims New Album Is Best Of All Time

The US singer isn't known for being humble and declared himself the greatest living rock star on the planet during his Glastonbury 2015 headline slot. Now it seems that along with that accolade, Kanye...

Adele To Perform At The Grammys

The Hello singer will join Grammy nominee frontrunner Kendrick Lamar on the stage to belt out a few of her tunes.Adele will flex her performing muscles at the Grammys next monthAdele is a 10-time Grammy...

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