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Beyonce Brings Out Michelle Obama & Ed Sheeran At Global Citizen Fest
Beyonce Brings Out Michelle Obama & Ed Sheeran At Global Citizen Fest Sep 27, 2015 at 12:07am
Beyonce always puts on a memorable performance no matter what, but her set at Global Citizen fest had a few additional surprises to top off her ambitious set. The first came during "Drunk In Love," where she brought out a special duet partner -- but not the one you might expect -- with Ed Sheeran coming through to rework the track. Later on, she brought out one of the most powerful independent women out there, Michelle Obama, who spoke of her new initiative, 62 million girls, which aims to bring education to the women who have no access to it.
Hip-Hop's 10 Best Surprise Projects
Hip-Hop's 10 Best Surprise Projects Sep 17, 2015 at 03:59pm
Ever since Beyonce’s eponymous album took the world, and subsequently the internet, by storm, the concept of the surprise release has been a trend that a wide span of artists have adopted. From David Bowie to Kanye West, the unexpected drop has proven to be beneficial for a buzzworthy artist to make a big splash. Not just a splash, either. Usually, these surprise releases wind up being incredible instalments of quality music.
Jay Z Plays Undercover Fanboy At Beyonce's Made In America Show
Jay Z Plays Undercover Fanboy At Beyonce's Made In America Show Sep 6, 2015 at 10:04pm
Made In America might have been created by Jay Z, but this year, the festival was totally owned by Beyonce. And her hubby seems to agree.  Hov didn't come on stage during Bey's headlining set. Instead, he snuck into the crowd, and, dressed in a grey hoodie, he looked like just another fan. In fact, he looked like one of the BeyHive's most devoted fanboys, rocking back and forth and singing along to songs like "1+1" and "7/11." Check out the footage below. 
Stream Made In America Fest Featuring Future, J. Cole, The Weeknd, Beyonce & More
Stream Made In America Fest Featuring Future, J. Cole, The Weeknd, Beyonce & More Sep 5, 2015 at 05:28pm
You may have already assumed that the Made It In America festival would be a Tidal exclusive stream, but while the streaming service is providing the festival feed, you won't need a subscription to watch it all go down.Check out live streams of both stages from the festival below, where you'll see performances from the likes of Future, Meek Mill, J. Cole, The Weeknd, Beyonce, De La Soul, Action Bronson, Big Sean, and many more.
#TBT: Swizz Beatz-Produced Bangers
#TBT: Swizz Beatz-Produced Bangers Sep 3, 2015 at 04:26pm
When you think of club-ready hip hop music that was bumpin' from 2000-2010, Swizz Beatz is one of the elite names that should come to mind. The Bronx producer-DJ-rapper-fashionista-artist can virtually do anything under the sun, but he was at his most potent through the aforementioned years when he was producing rap bangers for the likes of Jay Z, T.I., DMX, and many more.
MTV VMAs: Top Hip-Hop Moments
MTV VMAs: Top Hip-Hop Moments Aug 30, 2015 at 12:45pm
The MTV Video Music Awards are upon us. The popular cable network has definitely changed drastically over the years - putting its once eponymous ‘Music’ on the backburner. Their flagship award ceremony acts a nice bit of nostalgic entertainment for the channel, still a celebration of the year in music.
Beyonce Covers Vogue Magazine’s September Issue
Beyonce Covers Vogue Magazine’s September Issue Aug 12, 2015 at 11:26pm
In what shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, Beyonce is the face of the upcoming September issue of Vogue Magazine. While it marks her third time on the cover (April 2009 and March 2013), this one is extra special because Beyonce is the first black woman ever to cover Vogue’s September issue, which is regarded as the biggest issue of the year by the fashion world.
Rap Industry Recap: July 2015
Rap Industry Recap: July 2015 Aug 2, 2015 at 07:31pm
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings to movie deals to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Fetty Wap & More Nominated For VMAs
Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Fetty Wap & More Nominated For VMAs Jul 21, 2015 at 11:25am
This year's MTV VMA award show is going down on Sunday, AUgust 30th, and today, the full list of nominees has been announced. View that below. Video Of The Year Beyoncé, “7/11” Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Beyonce To Headline Global Citizen Festival In New York
Beyonce To Headline Global Citizen Festival In New York Jul 9, 2015 at 12:35pm
The Global Citizen Festival has tapped a mix of headliners for their 2015 event. The fourth annual benefit concert, put on by United Nations in an attempt to fight inequality and put an end extreme poverty by 2030, is going down on the Great Lawn of NYC's Central Park on September 26th.
The Streaming "Game Of Thrones": Drake & Apple Music Vs. Jay-Z & TIDAL
The Streaming "Game Of Thrones": Drake & Apple Music Vs. Jay-Z & TIDAL Jul 7, 2015 at 04:18pm
It all seemed like fantastic, luxurious, one-percent-y fun and games during the initial TIDAL press conference. Music mogul Sean “Jay-Z” Carter’s launched his rebranding of the year-old streaming service he had recently acquired by strutting out stars of meteoric magnitude, both young and old, shuffled out like battling champions in a proverbial game of thrones. Like a "Song of Ice and Fire," the words burned like an effigy as the music industry (critics, artists, and fans alike) were urged to brace themselves for something new.
Lil Wayne’s Best Pop Culture References In "FWA"
Lil Wayne’s Best Pop Culture References In "FWA" Jul 6, 2015 at 04:23pm
Lil Wayne fans are familiar with his associative, stream of consciousness, lean-induced lyrical style, which lends itself to lots of punchlines and pop culture references. It has been well-documented that he records lyrics on his portable microphone and never writes them down. FWA is no different, as Weezy utilizes his encyclopedia knowledge of sports, politics, films, and TV shows as means to express his thoughts about money, drugs, and women. It is when he uses these sorts of comparisons that he is often at his funniest and most insightful.
10 Songs Created By Hip-Hop Couples
10 Songs Created By Hip-Hop Couples Jun 24, 2015 at 06:13pm
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.