Prince Had Wanted To Be A Mentor For Chris Brown
In late 2014, Rolling Stone held an in-depth interview with Prince at his Paisley Park estate that had never seen the light of day until now. In the wake of Prince's shocking death last month, that interview has inspired Rolling Stone to publish a "lost cover story" on the late musical icon.
Top Tracks: April 25 - May 1
We've officially entered the whirlwind release period of 2016, with hip hop's (arguably) biggest current male and female stars, Drake and Beyoncé, both dropping projects in the past ten days. What's more, Chance 3 should be dropping any moment now.
Chris Brown Announces New Album Title & Single
Chris Brown only just released his seventh studio album, Royalty, back in December, but it looks as though he's already warming up for another project. The singer shared the news on Instagram, suggesting the album would be titled Heartbreak On A Full Moon, and that the lead single would arrive this coming Thursday, May 5th.
Chris Brown Says Collaborative “OHB” Mixtape Drops Friday; Followed By New Solo Single
Last week, Chris Brown came out of nowhere and released a new single called “Shut Down” featuring his newly-formed OHB crew, aka Original Hood Bosses. While little is still known about this OHB crew yet, it appears we’ll find out much more about them soon when they release their collaborative mixtape with Breezy this Friday.
Meek Mill Previews Collaborations With Chris Brown & Rick Ross
Meek Mill has been hyping his Dreamchasers 4 mixtape for some time now, and while he's shared two solid EPs in the process, fans are still eagerly awaiting news of the project. Today, Meek has shared clips of two new records, the first of which being an unnamed collaboration with Rick Ross, and the second, a record called "Trust Me' with Rozay and Chris Brown.
5 Most Outrageous Hip-Hop Concert Moments
Desiigner's "Panda" is currently the No. 2 song in the country. It's a song that took him a year and a half to make, and one that he's proud of. When performing his breakout hit, the 19-year-old can be seen sweating, screaming, dabbing maniacally, and, as of last weekend, puking. Inspired by Desiigner's incredible boot 'n rally (see below), we wanted to round up a list of some particularly shocking moments of on-stage behavior.
Chris Brown Calls Tinashe “16-Year-Old Hobbit Face Ass"
A rift between Chris Brown and Tinashe began to form when Tinashe unfollowed Chris Brown on Twitter after he told Kehlani to "stop flexing for the Gram" following her apparent suicide attempt.
Street Artist Suing Chris Brown Over His Graffiti Tag
Chris Brown has documented his love for painting, and specifically, graffiti in the past year or so. The singer has been painting canvases, walls in his home and more, which he often shows off on his Instagram. It's more than just hobby, as he's been selling his work for a hefty price tag as well (i.e. upwards of $15,000).
Chris Brown Lashes Out At Kehlani
It’s been a rough couple days for Kehlani to say the least. The Bay Area singer is currently recovering at her home after being hospitalized last night for an apparent suicide attempt to end her life. It all started following Monday’s drama when OVO affiliate PartyNextDoor posted a picture on Instagram with Kehlani in his bed, sparking up rumors of why her & Kyrie split.
Chris Brown Teases New Track "Dead Wrong" On Instagram
Chris Brown's been pretty active on IG lately, dissing Kevin McCall, going on a tirade about Donald Trump, and squabbling with Karrueche
Chris Brown To Release "Welcome To My Life" Documentary
Chris Brown is one of the most important figures in contemporary R&B, and his skills have also earned him an indelible place in the worlds of pop as well as hip-hop. His reputation, however, has always been marred because of certain troubling extracurricular incidents, most notably his 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna. Since that incident, he's been a frequent subject of unsavory media headlines, often to an extent that impedes upon the message he seeks to promote with his music.
Chris Brown & His Ex Karrueche Tran Go After Each Other In Instagram Comments
Chris Brown has been going off on social media recently. Aside from his entertaining rant about Donald Trump, he has also continued beefing with his ex Karrueche Tran. Most of the beef has taken place in the comments section of various posts, from Jacob York’s Instagram (York manages Tran) to celebrity gossip Instagram account @Fameolousent.
Chris Brown Goes Off About Donald Trump On Instagram
Well it looks like Mac Miller isn’t the only one who can’t stand Donald Trump (aside from most of America). On Thursday, Chris Brown decided to also go at the GOP presidential frontrunner on Instagram.
Chris Brown Rips Into Former Collaborator Kevin McCall On Instagram
It's not entirely clear what the root of the issue is, but a tweet from Kevin McCall sent Chris Brown into a quite a fury on Instagram today. Strangely enough, it seems Chris was alerted to the tweet through one of his fan pages on Instagram (despite McCall mentioning him in it).
Chris Brown Criticizes Fans Who Can't Afford Black Pyramid Merch
A while back we reported that singer Chris Brown was planning on expanding his Black Pyramid label with a bunch of new product in 2016. Now that product has hit stores, and some of Breezy’s fans aren’t too happy with what they consider to be unnecessarily high-priced goods.
Top Tracks: February 22 - February 28
Other than some resurfacing beefs (between Young Thug and The Game, and Rick Ross and Birdman, respectively) and the beginning of what is sure to be another drawn-out, highly-publicized Kanye West album rollout, it was a relatively quiet week, especially as far as full-length releases went.
Chris Brown's Las Vegas Accuser Files Civil Suit
Although the heavily embattled Chris Brown managed to escape charges after a woman accused him of stealing her phone and punching her.
Charts Don't Lie: February 10
The Billboard 200 Chart shifted considerably over the past week, leaving artists like Tank in the dust as the likes of Rihanna and Kevin Gates rose to take the #1 and #2 positions, respectively. Rihanna's album, which debuted at #27 last week, claimed the #1 position we all expected it to have. The reasoning for the weak debut was on a technicality, but now that the album is properly available, it moved nearly 125,000 units.
Charts Don't Lie: February 3
In case you missed it, the RIAA updated their formula for calculating Gold and Platinum Album certifications yesterday. While it helped a few artist reach Platinum, today we see if it has shaken up the charts in any significant way. We’re now counting the total combined streams, single and album sales as “total album equivalent units” (TAEU, for short), as driven by changes to Billboard’s new rating system.
Chris Brown Won’t Face Charges In Las Vegas Battery Case
Well it looks like Chris Brown won’t be charged in the case against the woman who accused him of “punching” her and taking her cellphone at an NYE after party at the Palms Casino Resort.