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Kendrick Lamar 'Seeks New Publishing Deal'

Kendrick Lamar's new publishing deal could be worth as much as $40 million.The 30-year-old rap star has emerged as one of the biggest-selling artists in the music industry since he signed his original agreement with...

Eminem To Headline Intimate Pre-grammys Show

Eminem and Thirty Seconds to Mars will headline intimate shows ahead of the Grammy Awards later this month. The 'Untouchable' hitmaker will perform at New York's Irving Plaza on January 26 during Grammy Week, while...

Kendrick Lamar Stars On Jay Rock's New Album

Kendrick Lamar is to feature on Jay Rock's new album.The 30-year-old star has previously collaborated with the likes of Taylor Swift and J. Cole, and Jay has revealed they have joined forces for new track...

Arctic Monkeys 2018 Tour Date Confirmed

Arctic Monkeys have announced their first tour date of 2018.The 'Do I Wanna Know' rockers - who took a break in 2014 - have been busy working on their sixth album and have now been...

Taylor Swift's Album Was Not The Number One Best Selling Record - Despite Selling The Most Copies

In 2017, multi-award winning singer Taylor Swift’s critically-acclaimed album, Reputation, sold more than any other album by any other artist. However, the super star hitmaker hasn’t managed to make it to the number one spot...

Lady Gaga To Perform At Grammys

Lady Gaga is to perform at the upcoming Grammy Awards.The 31-year-old singer - who is up for Best Pop Solo Performance for 'Million Reasons' and Best Pop Vocal Album for 'Joanne' - will take to...

Kendrick Lamar Launches First 'Black Panther' Song 'All The Stars'

Kendrick Lamar has dropped the very first song from the 'Black Panther' soundtrack this week, with the very exciting 'All The Stars' featuring SZA. It's a powerful number; soaring and ethereal, and perfect for this...

Kendrick Lamar Will Produce Black Panther Soundtrack

Kendrick Lamar has been confirmed as producer for the upcoming 'Black Panther' movie soundtrack.The rap star is excited to work with Marvel Studios and filmmaker Ryan Coogler on the project, which will see them create...

Kendrick Lamar To Feature On Black Panther Soundtrack?

Kendrick Lamar has hinted he's set to feature on the 'Black Panther' movie soundtrack.The much-anticipated new film is due to hit cinema screens in 2018 and Kendrick has suggested he could play a part with...

Kendrick Lamar Recalls Ufo Sighting

Kendrick Lamar saw a UFO when he was six years old. The 30-year-old rapper claims to have spotted an unidentified flying object during his younger years, and while nobody has ever believed him, he insists...

Kendrick Lamar Almost Did Song With Prince

Kendrick Lamar almost recorded a song with Prince. The 30-year-old rapper had talked about collaborating with the 'Purple Rain' singer after they performed together unexpectedly when he went to visit the late star's Paisley...

Kendrick Lamar Thought Dr Dre Phone Call Was Prank

Kendrick Lamar thought he was being pranked when Dr. Dre called him for the first time.The 'Loyalty' hitmaker couldn't believe it when he spoke to the legendary rapper and thought it was all a joke,...

Kendrick Lamar Almost Collaborated With Prince

Kendrick Lamar regrets missing out on the opportunity to collaborate with Prince.The 30-year-old rap star spent some time in the studio with the legendary musician before his death in April last year, and Kendrick has...

U2 Chose Kendrick Lamar For His 'Spirit'

U2 wanted to work with Kendrick Lamar because he has a ''similar spirit'' to them. The Irish rockers featured on the US rapper's hit 'XXX' and he repaid the gesture by appearing on their tracks...

Camila Cabello Reveals Why She's Reluctant To Collaborate

Camila Cabello was reluctant to work with other artists on her solo album because she ''collaborated for five years'' as a member of Fifth Harmony.The 20-year-old singer-songwriter left the chart-topping girl group in December last...

Lady Gaga Pays Tribute To Late Aunt After Grammy Nominations

Lady Gaga has paid tribute to her late aunt following her Grammy nominations.The 31-year-old pop superstar saw her most recent record 'Joanne' nominated in the Best Pop Vocal Album category and her song 'Million Reasons'...

Jay-z Dominates 2018 Grammy Nominations

Jay-Z dominates the 2018 Grammy nominations with eight nods.The 47-year-old rapper - whose real name is Shawn Carter - is up for several of the nights biggest accolades including Album of The Year, Best Rap...

Jay-z Ties With Stevie Wonder As Third Most-nominated Grammys Star

Jay-Z has tied with Steve Wonder to become the third most-nominated artist in Grammys history. The 47-year-old rapper - whose real name is Shawn Carter - has received a total of eight nods , giving...

Kendrick Lamar Bags Q Magazine's Best Album Title

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' has been named the Best Album of 2017 by Q Magazine.The 30-year-old rapper released his critically acclaimed fourth studio album in April this year, and his efforts have not gone unnoticed as...

Kendrick Lamar: Hip-hop Decides What's Cool

Kendrick Lamar thinks hip-hop culture determines ''what's cool and what's not cool''. The chart-topping rapper has a deep-rooted love of hip-hop culture and Kendrick believes it is the most influential genre of music in America....

Kendrick Lamar: Hip-hop Needs To Evolve

Kendrick Lamar wants to see hip-hop music ''evolve''.The Compton-born star is among the biggest-selling acts in modern rap music, but Kendrick believes the genre needs to keep pushing boundaries while also retaining a healthy respects...

Wyclef Jean Takes On Hip-hop Scene With New Mixtape

Wyclef Jean is taking on some of this year's biggest hip-hop hits on his upcoming new mixtape.The former Fugees star is set to rework the likes of Kendrick Lamar's 'DNA', and Young Thug and Future's...

Kendrick Lamar And Kygo On U2'S Songs Of Experience

U2 have teamed up with Kendrick Lamar again for their new album 'Songs of Experience'.The Irish rockers have unveiled the full tracklisting for the eagerly-anticipated follow-up to 2014's 'Songs of Innocence', which reveals Bono and...

Nicki Minaj Brands Hip-hop Industry Sexist

Nicki Minaj claims the hip-hop industry is a sexist place for women to work.The 'Anaconda' hitmaker has taken to Twitter to vent her frustrations after receiving a compliment from rapper Russ, who said she does...

Camila Cabello Wants Kendrick Lamar Collaboration

Camila Cabello would love to collaborate with Kendrick Lamar.The former Fifth Harmony singer is set to release her debut solo album 'The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving.' in 2018, and although she might have finished...

Halsey Disappointed In Ama Nominations

Halsey is ''really disappointed'' in the American Music Awards (AMAs) nominations.The 23-year-old singer was ''really honoured'' to learn 'Closer', her track with Chainsmokers, is in the running for both Collaboration of the Year and Favourite...

Bruno Mars Dominates 2018 Amas Nominations

Bruno Mars leads the nominations for the 2017 American Music Awards (AMAs) with eight nods.The R&B superstar is up for the prestigious Artist of the Year prize and will battle it out with Ed Sheeran,...

Cardi B Wins Big At The 2017 Bet Hip-hop Awards

The 2017 BET Hip-Hop Award winners have finally been announced, and it seems that Cardi B is the reigning Queen of Rap this year after her whirlwind journey to number one with 'Bodak Yellow'. There...

Taylor Swift And Shawn Mendes Lead 2017 Mtv Ema Nominations

The nominations for the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards are finally in, and it's Taylor Swift who has come out on top. It's unsurprising given her unapologetic return and the level of controversy she has...

Taylor Swift Leads Mtv Ema Nominations

Taylor Swift leads the nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) with six.The 27-year-old singer is up for Best Artist, Best Look, Best Pop, Biggest Fans, Best Video for 'Look What You Made Me...

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