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Dr. Dre: 'New Album Will Be My Grand Finale'

The rapper and superproducer's former N.W.A. bandmate Ice Cube revealed the news to fans last week (ends31Jul15), claiming Dre had been inspired by their forthcoming biopic, Straight Outta Compton, to head back into...

Dr. Dre Lp To Feature Eminem, Kendrick Lamar And Snoop Dogg

Dr. Dre's new album will feature Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg.The eagerly-anticipated LP - officially announced on his Beats 1 radio show 'The Pharmacy' over the weekend - will be called 'Compton: A Soundtrack'...

Gigi Hadid: Bad Blood Was Like The Hunger Games

Gigi Hadid says Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' music video was like ''the supermodel 'Hunger Games.'''The 20-year-old beauty starred in her friend's promotional clip alongside fellow models Cara Delevingne, Karlie Kloss, Lily Aldridge, Cindy Crawford, Martha...

'New Dr. Dre Album' Set To Drop This Weekend, According To Ice Cube

Surprise albums are becoming increasingly common in 2015, to the point where they’re failing to have the desired impact any more. Even so, there were many eyebrows raised on Wednesday as rapper Ice Cube mentioned...

Movie Bosses Hoping For N.w.a. Reunion With Eminem

Studio chief Donna Langley tells The Hollywood Reporter she's spearheading talks to get Dr. Dre and Ice Cube back onstage together in Europe with some very special guests. She says, "We don't...

Meek Mill Caims Drake Doesn't Write Raps

Meek Mill claims Drake doesn't ''write his own raps''.The 28-year-old musician has hit out at his fellow rapper claiming the 'Started From the Bottom' hitmaker refused to promote Meek's recent album 'Dreams Worth More Than...

Kendrick Lamar Leads Mtv Vmas Nominations

Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift lead the nominations at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).The 'Alright' hitmaker, 28, has scored five nods, including for Video of the Year, Best Male Video and Best Hip...

Kendrick Lamar Leads Mtv Vmas Nominations

Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift lead the nominations at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).The 'Alright' hitmaker, 28, has scored five nods, including for Video of the Year, Best Male Video and Best Hip...

Kendrick Lamar Wants To Be Compared To Bob Dylan

Kendrick Lamar wants to be compared with Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and The Beatles.The 28-year-old rapper's latest album, 'To Pimp A Butterfly', has received widespread critical acclaim and he hopes the record will go down...

Kendrick Lamar Didn't Want To Be Role Model

Kendrick Lamar didn't want the ''responsibility'' of being a role model.The Compton-born rapper experienced a huge wave of success following the release of his 2012 major-label debut album 'good kid, mAAd city' and admitted he...

Kendrick Lamar Hit With Lawsuit Over Cover Art

Giordano Cipriani filed documents at New York Federal Court last week (10Jul15) claiming he took the snap of a woman breastfeeding two children during a 2011 trip to Africa. In the documents...

Kendrick Lamar Steals Show At New Look Wireless

Kendrick Lamar stole the show at New Look Wireless day two.The 28-year-old rapper took to the stage at the Finsbury Park festival yesterday (04.07.15) with a crowd-pleasing set featuring fan favourites 'Bitch Don't Kill My...

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...

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