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Kendrick Lamar Defends His Music After Tv Newsman's Criticism

The Poetic Justice hitmaker gave a powerful performance of his latest single, Alright, at the 2015 BET Awards on Sunday (28Jun15), when he rapped anti-police lyrics on top of a vandalised cop car.Veteran newsman Geraldo...

Get Wired For Wireless 2015! London To Explode With Pop Favourites This Weekend

New Look Wireless festival is returning to Finsbury Park, following last year's success at the North London venue, celebrating its 10th birthday this year. The 2015 line-up is set to be the biggest yet with...

Skrillex Calls Taylor Swift's Bad Blood 'Awesome'

Skrillex thinks Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' is ''awesome''.The 27-year-old electronic music producer has praised the star for collaborating with rapper Kendrick Lamar on the single because it shows how artists can ''evolve'', with Taylor previously...

Kendrick Lamar Beat Depression With Nelson Mandela Trip

The rapper battled mental health issues after first shooting to fame, and even detailed a meltdown on tour in a song called These Walls, which appears on his acclaimed album To Pimp a...

Kendrick Lamar Did Taylor Swift Song For Niece

Kendrick Lamar collaborated with Taylor Swift so his niece would think he's ''cool''.The 27-year-old rapper provided a verse for the star's latest single 'Bad Blood', and revealed he was inspired to do the song because...

Kendrick Lamar Visits High School Teens Who Studied His Album

High Tech High School teacher Brian Mooney took to his personal blog in March (15) discussing how his students in North Bergen were having a difficult time understanding the themes in author Toni...

Violence Erupts Outside Summer Jam Concert

Chaos escalated outside the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford when music fans hoping to purchase a ticket from the box office discovered the gig, starring Chris Brown and Kendrick Lamar, had sold out...

Kendrick Lamar Meets Teen Whose Life Was Saved By His Music

The Swimming Pools (Drank) hitmaker was the main event at Maryland's Sweetlife music festival over the weekend (ends31May15), and during his set, he noticed a young girl near the front of the audience...

Kendrick Lamar Kicks Festival Co-founder Offstage After Failed Rap Challenge

The rapper headlined the two-day event, which is sponsored by salad company Sweetgreen, and during his set, he plucked out a male fan from the crowd to join him onstage. Unbeknownst to...

Hailee Steinfield Says Pitch Perfect 2 Song Is Dark

Hailee Steinfield says the song 'Flashlight' from 'Pitch Perfect 2' is ''darker'' than people may realise. The 18-year-old actress believes the track - which makes the Barden Bellas singing group the world champions at the...

Taylor Swift 'Reached Out' To Kendrick Lamar For Bad Blood

Taylor Swift ''reached out'' to Kendrick Lamar for their 'Bad Blood' collaboration and he had no hesitation in saying yes because he's always been a ''fan'' of her music.The American rapper appears on the single...

Kendrick Lamar Wants To Be A Positive Role Model

Kendrick Lamar wants to be a positive role model.The 27-year-old rapper, who received the Generational Icon Award in recognition of his philanthropic work from the California State Senate earlier this month, is determined to ''do...

Kendrick Lamar Song Makes Taylor Swift Feel Safe In New York

The Love Story singer wasn't prepared for the gang of snappers that would follow her around the Big Apple every time she left her home and admits she was more than a little...

Taylor Swift's New Video Receives Mad Love, Tops Vevo Record

Have you seen Taylor Swift’s video for Bad Blood already? Statistically speaking, if you’re on the internet, you probably have. The thing is everywhere. It’s already broken the record, specifically Vevo’s record for most views...

Kendrick Lamar And Lady Gaga Song Leaks Online

The rapper and Gaga worked on Partynauseous together in 2012, but the track was shelved after the Poker Face hitmaker fell out with members of Lamar's production team over creative differences....

Taylor Swift Goes Latex Mad In The Female Led 'Bad Blood' Epic [Video]

Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar was not a combination we ever thought we'd see, but with their collaboration on 'Bad Blood' - alongside a host of other celebrities in the hotly anticipated video - seems...

Billboard Awards: Taylor Swift Wins All Of The Things

At last night’s Billboard Awards, Taylor Swift reached a new milestone in her career, becoming the award show’s most decorated artist. Her eight awards (out of 14 nods), including one for Best Artist, bring her...

Kendrick Lamar Honoured As Generational Icon By California State Senators

The Swimming Pools (Drank) hitmaker was recognised for his achievements in music and his charitable commitments to his hometown of Compton. Presenting Lamar with the accolade, California State Senator Isadore Hall...

Taylor Swift Assembling Team Of Superheroes For 'Bad Blood' Video

Taylor Swift has been teasing what looks like a pretty special video for ‘Bad Blood’ ahead of its debut next week. Over the last three days, the singer has been uploading some kick-ass looking Sin...

Lowlands 2015! We Have Good News And Bad News...

The 23rd edition of the Netherlands' Lowlands Festival sees yet another wave of incredible artists hit the bill ahead of the date this summer. Hot Chip and Kendrick Lamar are among the major new additions,...

Snoop Dogg Says Quincy Jones Is His 'Musical Father'

Snoop Dogg thinks of Quincy Jones as his ''musical father''.The 43-year-old rap star has revealed he's turned to the 82-year-old record producer - who heavily influenced the early work of Michael Jackson - as he...

Kendrick Lamar's Album Contains Hidden Braille Message

The Swimming Pools hitmaker, who released the record a week earlier than expected last month (Mar15), has revealed a secret message inside the booklet is the album's full title spelled out in the...

Wale Scores Second U.s. Number 1 With 'The Album About Nothing'

It’s all change at the top of the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart this week, as rapper Wale claims the Number 1 spot with his fourth LP The Album About Nothing – his second chart...

Kendrick Lamar's Thin Line

Kendrick Lamar believes there is a ''thin line'' between sanity and ''losing it''.The 'm.A.A.d City' hitmaker has admitted he struggles with being separated from his friends and family whilst touring because it is ''out of...

Kendrick Lamar Engaged To Long-term Girlfriend Whitney Alford

Kendrick Lamar is engaged! The 27-year-old rapper announced the news of his engagement on Friday (3rd April) whilst appearing on a radio show. Lamar was asked about the engagement rumours during the interview on Power...

Kendrick Lamar Is Engaged

Kendrick Lamar has got engaged to Whitney Alford.The 27-year-old rapper has confirmed he recently proposed to his high school sweetheart, who has been by his side ''since day one.''Asked if there is any truth to...

Kendrick Lamar Confirms Engagement

The Poetic Justice star, 27, was rumoured to have proposed to his high school sweetheart last month (Mar15) after she was spotted wearing a large diamond on her ring finger while supporting her...

Kendrick Lamar And Prince Hit Studio Together

The Swimming Pools hitmaker worked with the Purple Rain star during a visit to his Paisley Park Estate in Minneapolis, Minnesota last year (14). Time constraints meant a track never came to...

Kendrick Lamar Spends Second Week At The Top Of U.s. Albums Chart

In a quiet week on the US Billboard 200, Kendrick Lamar’s new album To Pimp A Butterfly spends a second week in the Number One spot. The rapper’s third album sold more than double the...

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