2016 MTV VMA Nominations Announced
MTV has announced the nominees for the 2016 Video Music Awards. Beyonce earned a whopping 11 nominations. The artist with the second most nominations is Adele, who earned eight, seven of which are for "Hello." Ariana Grande (5), Drake (4), and Rihanna (4) could also be lined up for a big night. Other nominees of note include Chance the Rapper, The Weeknd, Bryson Tiller, 2 Chainz, & Desiigner,
Rachel Roy Releases Statement, Denies Being "Becky With The Good Hair"
Beyonce turned the internet upside down when it turned out LEMONADE was actually an entirely new (visual) album from the pop star. That was the only thing getting the internet topsy-turvy, the fact that Beyonce alleges that her husband Jay Z cheated on her in the album created in even more controversy, putting the BeyHive to work in attempt to locate "Becky with the good hair."
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 Posts Snippet Of New Song With Jay Z On Instagram
Though only a few seconds long, Beyonce's latest vid with Blue Ivy is the best thing we've seen on Instagram in a long time. The clip shows Bey and baby Blue flossing, literally, with matching floss picks and matching stunna shades to boot. And during this priceless moment, a new song plays in the background--a beat that bumps along with a sample of a woman repeating "flossin"--and that certainly sounds like Daddy in the background with the ad-libs.
Beyoncé's Albums Could Potentially Be Stripped From Tidal
Since it's relaunch under Jay Z's ownership a couple months back, Tidal has been a hot topic in the music industry, receiving plenty of backlash, and causing Jay to constantly be on the defensive side of things.
Jay Z, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne & More To Perform At TIDAL Concert
Yesterday, a rare event occurred. Jay Z tweeted, albeit it was just about promoting his subscription streaming service, TIDAL. Hov announced that TIDAL had reached the 1 million mark in users, and there would be an event on 10/20 in Brooklyn to celebrate.
President Obama Compares First Lady To Beyoncé, Says She “Upgraded” Him
Hip Hop pays tribute to Barack Obama quite often, and the President makes sure to return the favor once in a while.
TV Cook Rachael Ray Catches Heat From Beyoncé Fans Over Confusion With Rachel Roy
The BeyHive is very passionate, but today, some were misdirected in their attempts to fight for their queen. When suspicion arose that fashion designer and ex-wife of Dame Dash, Rachel Roy, was the woman Beyoncé deemed "Becky with the good hair" on LEMONADE, some quickly mistook the name for Rachael Ray, beloved (an in this case, totally innocent) TV cook.
Beyonce Sued For Allegedly Copying Short Film In Her “Lemonade” Trailer
While Beyonce celebrates her Lemonade album going platinum tonight, her camp & lawyers are now having to take on a new lawsuit stemming from the album’s trailer.
Beyonce & Jay Z Reportedly Made A Secret Album Together
When reports that Jay Z was working on a Lemonade response album surfaced earlier this month, many assumed that this would be a solo venture. But it looks like it might be a collab.
Jay Z & Beyoncé Are Renting A Mansion In L.A. For $150k A Month
It's no secret that Jay Z and Beyoncé have a whole lot of money to their names, but right now, they're still looking to rent rather than own, at least when it comes to living in L.A.
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?
Charts Don’t Lie: March 9
There are only two new entries within the top 10 of the Billboard 200 this week, and they belong to two rappers: ScHoolboy Q and Kid Cudi. As we said last week, Q was projected to move 150-160k, but fell slightly under that by moving 138,950 copies opening week. This was nevertheless an extremely strong showing from the TDE rapper, which gave him his first #1 debut as well as that of the label's.
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.
TIDAL Gained 1.2 Million Users In A Week After Beyonce Released "Lemonade"
TIDAL's only prayer at keeping pace Spotify and Apple Music appears to be their exclusive releases. The streaming service more than doubled its subscriber base from 1 million to 2.5 million after Kanye West released The Life of Pablo. Beyonce's Lemonade, which is still available exclusively on TIDAL, has been nearly as fruitful.
Beyonce Releases Statement On Alton Sterling & Philando Castile Shootings
The tragic deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, MN at the hands of police officers have elicited outrage across the United States. Scores of rappers have taken to social media to react to the killings. Most of these reactions were instantaneous. Beyonce opted for a slightly more measured approach. Her team posted a sharply worded statement to her website Thursday afternoon.
James Blake Talks Beyonce Collab & Not Clearing Sample For Drake
UK singer and electronic music virtuoso James Blake has become a household name in the hip-hop world as he has made fans out of stars like Kanye West and Chance the Rapper.
Dr. Dre Reportedly Made $20 Per Second In 2014
Dr. Dre is really getting money like no one else in the rap industry right now. While various Forbes lists have already proven this to us many times over, a new list on the site Sky Range has broken down the money data in a very shocking manner.
Beyonce Announces First Singles From New Album
After slapping the internet in the face with the surprise release of her self titled album, Beyonce has decided to reveal the official singles from the project. The unconventional release strategy, which seems to have played to her favor in terms of sales, also gave Bey the luxury of gauging which tracks were catching on before deciding on a single.
Man Gets Finger Bitten Off At Jay Z & Beyonce Concert
Well, that's not a headline you read every day. A young man who attended a Jay Z and Beyonce "On The Run" concert on Saturday night left the show with one finger less than he came with. Reports say that Roberto Alcaraz-Garnica, 25-years old, attended the Rose Bowl show and lost a finger when he attempted to grope a concert goer's girlfriend. The boyfriend responded by biting Alcaraz-Garnica's finger off.