Alicia Keys Brings Out Jay Z & Nas At Surprise NYC Show
A week ago, Alicia Keys announced a secret free concert in "one of the most important cities in the world." The next day, she revealed that place to be her hometown of New York City and said that the concert was less than a week away. Two days before tonight's concert, Keys shared a new single, "Blended Family," featuring A$AP Rocky, and also announced her new album, Here, giving it a release date of November 4.
Swizz Beatz Sued For $42 Million Over Alleged Luxury Car Scam
Swizz Beatz has been named in as a defendant in a $42 million civil racketeering suit alleging that Beatz's name was used to fraudulently lease luxury cars, NY Post reports.
Beyonce Hosts Lit "Soul Train"-Themed 35th Birthday Party
Beyonce spent her 35th birthday on Sunday at Made in America Festival in Philly, where Chance the Rapper serenaded her with a special rendition of "Happy Birthday." The proper birthday turn-up didn't commence until Monday night, when Beyonce hosted a "Soul Train"-themed party.
#TBT: The Best Kanye West Beats From 2001-2005
"I miss the sweet Kanye, chop up the beats Kanye" - Kanye *** Now a titanic figure in American music, Kanye West first made inroads into the music industry as a producer for Roc-a-Fella records. His talents on the MPC were so immense that he only got his record deal as a rapper so that they label could have access to his production. Click through the gallery to revisit Kanye West's best productions from 2001-2005, the first stage of his career in which he worked with Jay Z, Ludacris, Talib Kweli, Alicia Keys, The Game, and many others.
Chance The Rapper & Alicia Keys To Perform At Apple Music Festival
Apple has announced the lineup for Apple Music Festival 10, scheduled to take place September 18-30 at London venue The Roundhouse. Relevant performers for readers who frequent this site are pretty much limited to Chance the Rapper and Alicia Keys. Other performers include Britney Spears, Calvin Harris, Elton John, Robbie Williams, Bastille, and Michael Buble. Keys will perform on September 20th; Chance will close out the festival on September 30th.
5 Biggest Live Hip Hop Fails
Rich Homie Quan has received considerable heat for his lyrical blunder at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors earlier this week.
Beyoncé, Chance The Rapper, ASAP Rocky Share PSA, "23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black In America"
The recent killings police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille have found many artists speaking out about police brutality and race in America, and today, some of the biggest musicians in the world have come together for the cause.
Watch Every BET Awards 2016 Performance
Sunday night's BET Awards was one of the show's best iterations in years. Performers included Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Usher, Young Thug, Future, Bryson Tiller, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, French Montana, & Anderson. Paak -- and that doesn't even include any of the Prince tributes, which were bountiful and glorious. Sadly, the scheduled D'Angelo Prince tribute never came to pass. Otherwise, the show was nearly flawless.
The Weeknd & Alicia Keys Added To BET Awards Line-Up
The BET Awards may be a few days away, but they're still rolling out the performers you can expect at this year's event.
10 Songs Created By Hip-Hop Couples
Couples making songs together is a natural thing. From the Sonny & Cher days to present-day power couple Beyonce and Jay Z, it only makes sense for a couple talented people to create music together, especially when they're in love.
Forgot About Dre: Tracking Dr. Dre's Last Five Years
"How nigga? My last album was The Chronic." Sure, it took Dre almost seven years to follow up his classic debut with another album, but along the way, he became one of the industry's biggest moguls. He discovered Slim Shady and built an empire around him with Aftermath (and Shady) Records.
Swizz Beatz And Alicia Keys Welcome Their Second Child
Grammy Award winning singer Alicia Keys and super producer Swizz Beatz welcomed their second child, Genesis Ali Dean, into the world early yesterday morning. "The joy of joy is joy!! It's a boy!!🌟🌟🌟🌟 we are so grateful!! #blessings!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️" Keys wrote on her Instagram this afternoon. Genesis Ali Dean was born 1:52 AM on the morning of December 27th. This is their second child together, following their first son, Egypt, who was born in October of 2010.
Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Expecting Second Child
It looks like Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz will be adding another member to their family. The power couple announced early Thursday morning that they are expecting their second child together. Taking to Instagram on their wedding anniversary, an ecstatic Alicia Keys posted a photo showing off her new baby bump, and officially announcing her pregnancy. Her caption read,
BTS Photos: Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar, & Pharrell's "It's On Again" Video
Well this interesting. Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, and Kendrick Lamar were all in Los Angeles recently to film the video for their upcoming collab “It’s On Again”. Co-produced by Pharrell and Hans Zimmer, the upcoming record will appear on "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" soundtrack, which will hit retailers on April 22nd.
Alicia Keys Talks About Working With Pharrell & Kendrick Lamar On Upcoming Spider-Man Soundtrack
It's no small undertaking when Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar, and th legendary film composer, Hans Zimmer, get together for a project. But that's just what we have here as all five of the musical giants got together to create the track "It's On Again," for the upcoming "Amazing Spider-Man" sequel, which will also star Jamie Foxx as the film's main antagonist, Electro.
Kendrick Lamar, Alicia Keys & Pharrell Contribute To "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" Soundtrack
Kendrick Lamar just contributed a song to the Divergent soundtrack, and it looks like he's not done making music for films just yet. The upcoming superhero flick, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", will feature a new song from Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar titled "It's On Again". Lamar is said to be taking on a featuring role in the Keys song. Alicia shared some details on the collaboration in a press release.
Alicia Keys' Python Reebok Pumps
Swizz Beatz' sneaker style is rubbing off on Alicia Keys. He took to instagram to post a photo of his girls 1-of-1 "Python" Reebok Pumps.No word on if these were a custom job, or if they came straight out of the Reebok lab with the help of Swizzy, but they definitely will not be duplicated. Cop or Not?
Kid Ink To Record With Pharrell And Possibly Alicia Keys
After signing a deal with RCA Records, Kid Ink has been focusing on putting together his first album with his new label, and recently talked about some of the collabos he has, and is trying to get. The Cali rapper mentions an upcoming recording session with producer Pharrell. He also talks about wanting to get some of his
Alicia Keys To Headline Half-Time Show At NBA All-Star Game
Alicia Keys may have had a smaller gig than Beyonce at the Superbowl last weekend, but for the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend she'll be the one headlining the half-time show.
BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Alicia Keys' "Brand New Me" Remix
Alicia Keys' birthday was a week ago, and she took the opportunity to release a remix of her "Brand New Me" single to show appreciation for fan love.