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Beyoncé Axes Coachella Gigs Under Doctor's Orders

Beyoncé has cancelled her upcoming performances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival under doctor's orders.The 35-year-old singer, who is pregnant with twins, has confirmed she will no longer be headlining the annual event...

Frank Ocean Launches Angry Tirade Against Grammys Producer And Writer

Ehrlich and Wild told Rolling Stone magazine the rapper’s performance was “not great TV” and “faulty,” and cited it as a reason why Ocean decided to skip the ceremony on Sunday (12Feb17)....

Kendrick Lamar Album To Be Archived At Harvard Library

The rapper's third studio album, unveiled in 2015, debuted atop the Billboard 200 and received widespread acclaim from critics, who praised its musical scope and the social relevance of the lyrics.Now, the Grammy Award-winner's record...

Bella Hadid Attends Same Event As The Weeknd

Bella Hadid and The Weeknd both attended a concert at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday (18.01.17).The former couple - who split last November after 18 months together - appear to have crossed paths for the...

Coachella Headliners Urged To Donate Fees To Pro-lgbtq Groups

The move is in response to reports that billionaire Philip Anschutz, owner of Coachella parent company AEG Live, which operates Goldenvoice, the company that launched the festival in 1999, has donated significant funds to groups...

Kendrick Lamar Designs New Reebok Shoes To Promote Unity

The Poetic Justice star, who is known for his politically-charged lyrics, became a brand ambassador for the sports giant in 2014 and with his latest signature shoe for the brand, he wants to...

Coachella Announces Beyonce, Radiohead And Kendrick Lamar As Headliners For 2017

The 2017 line-up for the prestigious Coachella Festival in three months’ time has been announced, with Radiohead, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar revealed as the headliners.Spanning the two weekends of April 14th-16th and April 21st-23rd, Coachella...

Radiohead, Beyonce & Kendrick Lamar To Headline Coachella Festival

Radiohead will close out the first nights of the two-weekend event, while Beyonce will top the bill on the two Saturdays and rapper Lamar will bring the festival to a close on both...

Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar And Radiohead To Headline Coachella Music Festival

Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead will headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.The 'Run The World (Girls)' hitmaker is set to perform at the iconic music festival on Saturday April 15 and Saturday April...

Beyonce To Headline Coachella 2017?

Beyonce, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar are rumoured to be the headline acts for Coachella 2017.The trio of music giants are reported to be the acts selected to top the bill at next year's Coachella Valley...

Beyonce And Kendrick Lamar To Headline Coachella - Report

Rumours suggesting the Formation hitmaker will be taking over the Indio desert first emerged in September (16), and now the gossip has gathered pace, with Kendrick also allegedly invited to close out one...

Taylor Swift Turns To Drake 'For New Hip-hop Sound'

Taylor Swift has turned to Drake as she looks to master a new hip-hop sound.The chart-topping singer has reportedly turned to the rap star as she is keen to explore a new sound on her...

Snoop Dogg Resurrects Puff Puff Pass Tour

Snoop Dogg is to hit the road with the likes of Warren G after resurrecting his 2001 'Puff Puff Pass Tour'. The 'Drop It Like It's Hot' hitmaker has brought back his special run of...

Sza Quits Work On Debut Album

The singer, who is signed to Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) - the label Kendrick Lamar calls home, had been working on her first official studio project, titled A, for the past few months...

Bruce Springsteen: 'I Was Oblivious To Father's Health Issues Growing Up'

The rocker took part in a moderated conversation Wednesday night (28Sep16) at an Apple store in New York City to promote his new memoir, Born to Run, which was released on Tuesday (27Sep16).The Born in...

Kendrick Lamar Takes Top Honour At Bet Hip-hop Awards

The Alright hitmaker beat out the likes of Chance the Rapper, J. Cole, Drake and Kanye West for the honour, which he has won every year since 2012. Other winners at the...

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...

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