Stream Beyoncé's New Album "BEYONCÉ: Platinum Edition"
Over the weekend Beyoncé shared the fun and DIY music video for one of her new records off the re-release of her self-titled album, "7/11," and today we've got the full album to stream via Spotify.
Two New Beyonce Songs Surface Online
Beyonce is just about ready to re-release her self-titled album Beyonce, but before it arrives next week the internet got their hands on a couple new leaks tonight called “7/11” & “Ring Off”.
Beyonce Announces Limited Edition Box Set To Arrive Later This Month
After rumors of a possible new Beyonce album circulated over the weekend, the singer has confirmed a limited edition box set for her self-titled Beyonce album.
Possible New Beyoncé Album On The Way
A tracklist began circulating online earlier today for a possible follow up to Beyoncé's self-titled 2013 LP. Titled Beyoncé Vol. 2, the project appears to be a re-release of the latter, featuring all of the original volume's songs plus an additional eleven tracks. Print at the bottom of the leaked document seems to imply that the new release will be available in a four-disc format, including three DVDs loaded with music videos, live performances, and footage from the "On The Run" tour with Jay-Z.
Halloween Photo Recap: The Best Costumes In Hip-Hop
As you know, last night was Halloween, and while you were out having debauched nights highlighted by outrageous costumes, many of your favorite rappers were doing the exact same thing. We've already seen Iggy Azalea's hilarious "White Chicks" get up, but now here's a gallery of the best costumes we've seen rappers wearing online.
Beyonce & Jay Z Reportedly Renew Wedding Vows
Remember that rumor over the Summer that Jay Z & Beyonce were heading for divorce? Well just as we thought, it turns out not be true as the Carter’s are indeed "drunk in love". According to People Magazine, music’s most powerful couple have recently renewed their wedding vows while overseas.
A History Of RnBeef
Hey, Hip-Hop heads, enthusiasts, casual observers, etc.; ever wonder about the great feuds betwixt R&B legends? If you weren’t, that might be due to the fact that there aren't very many. However, as dedicated to the collection and compilation of all things vaguely urban as we are, we’ve spawned a list with what we’ve found. As R. Kelly once said, "You don't want R&B singers to get into beef; leave that to the rappers."
Chris Brown, Beyoncé & Pharrell Among Nominees For 2014 Soul Train Awards
With the nominations coming in for the American Music Awards earlier today, it seems like the award season that kicks off with the BET Hip-Hop Awards tomorrow night and ends with The Grammys has begun. The nominations for the Soul Train Awards followed shortly, and you can view a complete list below. Chris Brown leads with seven nominations, followed by Beyoncé (six) and Pharrell (5). Best New ArtistAugust AlsinaJhené AikoLiV WarfieldMack WildsNico & Vinz
Drake, Eminem, Beyonce Among Nominees For American Music Awards 2014
The American Music Awards generally isn't a heavily rap-oriented awards show, however, the big wigs in hip hop generally do get a nod, and this year is no exception. Drake and Eminem earned multiple nominations, but Iggy Azalea, Beyonce, John legend and Pharrell showed up in the most categories.Iggy, Drake, and Em will battle it out in both the Favorite Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop) and Favorite Album (Rap/Hip-Hop) categories. Chris Brown, Jhene Aiko, and Mary J. Blige also earned noms. Check out the full list of nominees below. Who will clean up at the AMAs?
Photos: Jay Z & Beyonce Hit Up The Louvre, Pose With The Mona Lisa
We knew Jay Z and Beyonce were on their way to the Louvre, when this hilarious video from an endearingly unaware tourist popped up, and now we have some more evidence of their visit to the world-renowned art gallery in Paris. The pics, which Beyonce spread over her various social media accounts see her and Hov flexing with the Mona Lisa, recreating iconic statue poses, and letting Blue Ivy run through the (noticeably empty) museum.
Jay Z & Beyonce To Possibly Release Movie Along With Joint Album
A few weeks back, DJ Skee let it leak that Jay Z and Beyonce are reportedly working on a collaborative album together. While we've yet to receive any official confirmation from the hip-hop power couple, today more details on the rumored joint album arrive, courtesy of Page Six.
Jay Z & Solange Elevator Incident Partially Inspires "Law & Order: SVU" Episode
In the past, "Law & Order: SVU" hasn't been shy about incorporating real life news stories into its fictitious plots, adapting the Chris Brown/Rihanna saga into an episode last year, and it seems like this season will be no different. For a new episode entitled "American Disgrace," the show's writers threw Jay Z, Solange, Ray Rice and Donald Sterling into a blender in order to create the plot.
Beyonce Unveils 2015 Calendar
With 2015 only a few months away, Beyonce is cashing in on the upcoming holiday season and making her second annual calender available a few months early. Shot by famed photographers, Yosra El-Essawy, Santiago & Mauricio, Nick Farrell, Robin Harper, and Mason Poole, fans can again feed their Queen Bey obsession 365 days a year.
Watch Jay Z & Beyonce Perform At The Global Citizen Festival In Central Park
Jay Z and Beyonce have been on tour all summer, but save for some fan-filmed coverage, fans have only been able to see what the two had to offer by buying some pretty pricey tickets. The "On The Run" tour was thus made into an HBO concert film, a highly stylized version of the experience, but now there's yet another way you can be let in on the action.
Jay Z & Beyoncé Are Working On A Joint Album
A few days ago, we posted a rumor about Beyoncé being pregnant with her second child, and now even if that's not true, her and hubby Jay Z have some big news in their future. Today, DJ Skee let loose some news that he calls "exclusive": that Jay Z and Beyoncé are "working on an album together..." He says, "I have confirmed and talked with a couple sources" and that "this secret would top [Jay and Bey's previous surprise releases]."
Jay Z Hints That Beyoncé Is Pregnant Again
Last night, Jay Z and Beyoncé wrapped up their wildly successful "On The Run" tour in Paris. Nicki Minaj showed up to do her "Flawless" remix, but the biggest news of the night is just being realized now.
Beyoncé And Rihanna To Team Up For "Blow" Remix?
Few female duos have the power to shut down the internet like Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj did a few weeks ago when the "Flawless" remix dropped out of nowhere. But of those that could give Minaj a run for her thirst-inducing money, Rihanna is certainly near the top of the list. Could she be next up as Beyoncé gives songs from her self-titled album the remix treatment? Performing rights database ASCAP seems to suggest so.
Beyoncé And Solange's Father Suggests That The "Elevator Incident" Was A Publicity Stunt
Surely one of the most talked about new stories of the year, the "elevator incident" that occurred between Jay Z, Beyoncé and Solange has been met with some skepticism lately, as Bey mentioned it in passing on her recent "Flawless" remix as if it wasn't a big deal. Now Mathew Knowles, the father of Beyoncé and Solange, is also hinting that this event was fabricated in order to boost "On The Run" tour and album sales.
Beyoncé Will Perform At The 2014 VMAs And Receive The Video Vanguard Award
With a bevy of Grammys, platinum records and number one singles already under her belt, Beyoncé often seems like she's conquered all their is to conquer in the music world. But on August 24th, at the 2014 VMAs, she'll be given an award she has yet to receive: the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the VMAs' highest honor.
Samples Of The Week: August 7
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".