Chance The Rapper Announces "Magnificent Coloring Day" Event With Lil Wayne, Tyler, The Creator & More
Chance The Rapper is already bringing his (magnificent) Coloring Book project around the world with his "Maginificent Coloring World" tour-- literally, he'll be performing shows in the United States, Canada (okay just Toronto), Europe and Australia. However, if you know Chance, you know he's gotta do something even bigger and better for his home of Chicago.
Hip Hop Reacts To The Philando Castile Killing
Less than 24 hours after police officers shot and killed 37-year-old black man Alton Sterling on Baton Rouge, LA, a Minnesota cop fatally shot 32-year-old Phlando Castile, also a black man, at at traffic stop on Wednesday night.
Ice Cube & John Legend To Receive Hollywood Walk Of Fame Stars
While the luster around getting a Hollywood Star on the Walk of Fame has diminished over the years, it’s still great to see people from the hip hop and R&B community getting the recognition they deserve. Ice Cube, John Legend and New Edition have all been selected to receive a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2017.
John Legend To Sing The National Anthem For Game 1 Of NBA Finals
Game 1 of the NBA Finals will tip off tonight from Oracle Arena in Oakland, California at 9:00pm on ABC. Prior to the tip off, John Legend has been given the honor of singing our National Anthem so make sure you're locked in at nine sharp. Much like the series, we expect nothing short of a stellar performance from Legend, who previously sang "America the Beautiful" before Super Bowl XLIX in 2015.
John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Welcome First Child
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are very happy people today. The couple have announced the birth of their daughter, Luna Simone Stephens, who, according to John's tweet, was born on Thursday, April 14th.Now that the two have had some time with their new child, they're happy to share the great news with the world, with Teigen posting a picture that included the baby's name and weight (6 lb 11 oz) on Instagram, captioning the photo, "She's here! Luna Simone Stephens, we are so in love with you! And sleepy. Very sleepy."
John Legend Gets Into Twitter Feud With Donald Trump Jr., Calls His Father Racist
As Donald Trump's unlikely race to the White House becomes increasingly viable with each day, celebrities are beginning to voice their opposition to the controversial GOP candidate. A couple of days ago, Chris Brown blasted off about Trump's alleged racism, and today, another R&B singer, John Legend, got into a short Twitter feud with Trump's son, during which he told Donald Jr. that his father is a racist.
John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Reveal Baby Gender
The other month, GOOD Music singer John Legend and his model girlfriend Chrissy Teigen revealed they were expecting a child together. Ahead of Christmas, Chrissy has made the big reveal as to the child's gender, by way of a new magazine cover.
John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Expecting First Child Together
John Legend & his wife Chrissy Teigen shared some exciting news on Monday when the superstar couple announced that they’re expecting their first child together. Taking to Instagram, Chrissy revealed the news by posting a photo of her husband touching her pregnant belly, and a caption that read the following,
Classic Rotation: Lauryn Hill's "Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill"
On August 25, 1998 Lauryn Hill released The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The album was a blend of the Fugee sound that propelled her into the spotlight a couple years prior. With the solo record, it was all eyes on Lauryn, and she got very personal with that spotlight.
Check Out The Full Winners List From The Billboard Music Awards
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards went down this past weekend, and after watching some great performances from Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and others, you can now view the full list of winners.
5 Songs You Didn't Know Frank Ocean Wrote
By now, we all know Frank Ocean best as the Odd Future member who's peeled off and had arguably the most successful solo career of the whole crew. A ton of that is thanks to his solo material, with Channel Orange especially garnering a ton of positive reception, but Ocean's also made his mark on the R&B game as a guest vocalist and writer. High-profile collabs with Kanye and Jay Z have obviously done wonders for his notoriety, but behind the scenes, Ocean's written some big hits for star singers.
Miguel Will Star In A Musical Produced By John Legend
We haven't gotten an album from John Legend since 2013, and it's been almost three years since Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dreams. Fans will be happy to know, however, the two R&B sensations just announced they'll be collaborating, not on an album, but for an upcoming on-screen musical.
Common and John Legend Win An Oscar For "Glory"
In 2006, Three 6 Mafia won an Oscar for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp," from the "Hustle & Flow" soundtrack. Nine years later, at tonight's Academy Awards, another rapper--Common--has taken home the golden statue for Best Original Song. He shared the Award with GOOD labelmate John Legend for their work together on "Glory," from the movie "Selma." Common also co-starred in the film, playing Civil Rights leader James Bevel. During the ceremony, Common and Legend performed "Glory" and received a standing ovation. Watch the performance below.
#TBT: Talib Kweli
Talib Kweli is one of Brooklyn's many great MCs. In 1998 he linked up with fellow Brooklynite Mos Def for the lone Black Star LP, a record that is still influencing rappers today. Since then he's gone on to release a number of solo albums, linking up with the likes of Mary J. Blige, Big K.R.I.T., Kanye West, Common, Norah Jones, Raekwon and many more. It should be noted that Dave Chappelle also loves Talib Kweli.
Beyoncé, Common & John Legend Will Perform Together At The Grammys
By now, you probably know that The Grammys are airing this Sunday, and that Kanye West, Rihanna and Paul McCartney are among the scheduled performers. But what you probably haven't heard yet is that another trio will unite to form a supergroup of sorts for one of the night's performances. Centering around "Glory," a track from the "Selma" soundtrack, a live medley will feature the song's original performers, Common and John Legend, as well as Beyoncé.
Common & John Legend Win A Golden Globe Award For Their Track "Glory"
Common and John Legend won a Golden Globe award for "Best Original Song" for their collaborative track "Glory", which was featured on the soundtrack for the film Selma. While this is Common's first Golden Globe win, he has previously won two Grammys; 2003 for his collaboration with Erykah Badu, "Love of My Life", 2008 for his collaboration with Kanye West, "Southside". This is John Legend's first Golden Globe, while the crooner has nine Grammys to his name.
Big Sean, Mila J, John Legend & More To Perform At Power 106's "Valentine's Crush" Show
Every February, Power 106 gathers a few artists to melt some hearts at their "Valentine's Crush" concert, and the initial lineup for 2015's event has just gone public. In a tweet that went out this morning, the L.A. radio station confirmed an R&B-heavy lineup for the show, which makes sense considering the theme of the event. Mila J, Rico Love, Eric Bellinger, Ne-Yo, and John Legend will be present, as will the one outlier, Big Sean, both the only rapper, and clear Anti-Valentines choice with his breakup smash "I Don't Fuck With U" still in heavy rotation.
Ludacris Previews "In My Life" Featuring John Legend
Ludacris and John Legend struck platinum-certification back in 2012 with "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)." It appears the duo is back to recapture the magic with their new collaboration, "In My Life." The latest single to get previewed from Luda's upcoming Burning Bridges EP (available for free on Google Play on December 16th), the record is being marketed by Luda as a return to the personal, hard-hitting music that made his Release Therapy LP a Grammy Award-winner. Peep the Instagram previews below and let us know if you're anticipating this one.
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
Watch Billboard Music Award Performances From John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Lopez And A Michael Jackson Hologram
The 2014 Billboard Music Awards are currently unfolding at MGM's Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Ludacris holding down hosting duties for the evening, his first time doing so for this particular event.