DJ Khaled Endorses Hillary Clinton, Says He's "Starstruck" By Beyonce
DJ Khaled has been defying the forces of "THEY" more than ever in 2016; becoming a SnapChat superstar, putting out the best album of his career, and going on a stadium tour with Beyonce. This week, he added another accomplishment to that list, scoring an interview with Katie Couric in which he discussed his recent blessings, as well as the outlook on life that has gained him so much attention.
Iggy Azalea Doesn't Think Beyoncé Is "Racist," But She's Still Against The Term "Becky"
"Becky" has been on the tip of everyone's tongue over the last week, following Beyoncé's use of the name in her song "Sorry," where she described a woman many have assumed to be Jay Z's former mistress as "Becky with the good hair".
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.
5 Things We Want From Nicki Minaj's Next Album
It's been almost two years since Nicki Minaj dropped a new album. Yes, that seems hard to believe, but it's true: The Pinkprint, her third studio release, came out on December 12, 2014. It's easy to understand the long wait since Nicki has been busy with a variety of other projects – including touring, recording guest verses, and taking on a few acting roles – but it doesn't change the fact that TWO YEARS is pretty long time to go without some fresh bars from The Pink One.
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.