Top Tracks: June 6 - June 12
Let's face it, as far as high-profile tracks go, there's no way this week (or any week really) could have lived up to the seven days that preceded it. Drake, Kanye, Jay Z, Justin Bieber, Gucci Mane, Travi$ Scott, and Pusha T all joined forces with some combination of one another to make for the craziest batch of tracks we've seen in such a short span this year.
Video Footage Of Justin Bieber Getting In To A Fist Fight After Game 3 Of The NBA Finals
At approximately 11pm last night in downtown Cleveland, Justin Bieber got into a scuffle with a guy who probably would've buried him if it weren't for a swarm of people jumping in to break up the action. Bieber, who was decked out in some Cleveland Cavaliers gear, can be seen shoving and swinging at the dude before he got wrapped up and pinned against the glass door.
50 Cent Parties With Justin Bieber In Monte Carlo
On Saturday night, 50 Cent was the special guest and performer at Jimmy'z nightclub in the luxury town and party destination of Monte Carlo, located in the city-state of Monaco, where 50 also filmed his famous "Window Shopper" video. He was joined at the club by an even more famous guest, Justin Bieber, who seemed to be there solely to party and not for promotional purposes. He was in town for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Justin Bieber Has Remixed Drake's "One Dance"
That's right. As Drake's first-ever No. 1 single is currently wrapping up its second week at the top of the chart, the only other Canadian who can rival his stardom has come through with a soon-to-be-released remix. When it drops, Bieber's "One Dance" remix might rival the original for the worldwide song of the summer.
Soulja Boy's $400 Million Deal Not Actually Worth $400 Million
It was too good to be true.
Drake Surpasses Justin Bieber On Spotify As Most Streamed Artist Ever
Drake is now the most-streamed artist of all time on Spotify. According to Kworb, a site that tracks music data, Drake's songs have been streamed 3, 185,045,281 times, or 10 million more times than Justin Bieber's 3,175,636,461 plays. The next most-streamed artist is Ed Sheeran, with 2.15 billion plays.
Scooter Braun Says Kanye West Wants To Be "A Positive Force"
Scooter Braun added another big name artist to his repertoire when news broke that he had begun co-managing Kanye West. Braun spoke with Charlie Rose recently, and he shed light on some of what he’s learned since he started working with Mr. West.
Desiigner Gets Shoved By Justin Bieber While Performing "Panda"
Desiigner is known for his debut single, "Panda" -- currently the No. 1 song in the country, and also for the insane energy with which he performs that song. Last month, he vomited mid-performance and barely missed a bit, and last night, he was typically turnt-up while performing at 1 OAK nightclub in NYC, and in the middle of "Panda," he raged his way into the VIP section, which did not please one VIP: Justin Bieber.
5 Things To Expect On Post Malone's New Mixtape
We attended the listening session for Post Malone’s upcoming mixtape August 26 last night, and it was lit. Hosted in an upscale lounge in Manhattan, the single room setting was populated with a mix of music journalists, record company representatives, musical artists and girls brought in by the artists. Kitty Cash and FKi took care of DJ duties for the first half of the event while the crowd got good and liquored.
Drake Says He Sold Over 600,000 Copies Of "VIEWS" In One Night
Drake's fourth studio album, VIEWS, has been the trending topic all week, and now that it finally made its way out Thursday night, Drake decided to bring the album to the people of his city on Friday. The OVO rapper made a surprise appearance in Toronto's Younge and Dundas square, where Raptors fans had gathered in their usual spot (deemed Jurassic Park) to watch the game. He performed live favorite "Energy" to an enthusiastic response, before watching the rest of the game with the people from a building just above the square.
28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 16)
This week, we saw Kobe Bryant retire after 20 seasons with the Lakers, and there were plenty of tributes on Instagram. Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, and ScHoolboy Q, who all made it out to the final game, managed to take a pretty epic photo together, making us wish another collaboration into existence, while The Game grammed his Lakers-inspired gear, promoting his upcoming 1992 project in the process.
A Photo Of Post Malone Grabbing Justin Bieber By The Throat Surfaces
As you may have seen from the photo of Post Malone and a dreaded Justin Bieber that made the rounds last week, the Purpose tour got off to a weird start, and things only seem to be getting weirder.Yesterday, TMZ reported that Justin Bieber had mischievously ashed a cigarette on Post Malone while he was performing his hit, "White Iverson," at a Houston club. As far as we could tell from the clip, Malone seemed unbothered by the move, or perhaps he's just a good showman and withheld the pain until after his performance-- because a new photo tells a slightly different story.
28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 9)
Once again, there was a lot going on on Instagram this week. After telling Ellen that she didn't like to put herself in "relationship" categories, Nicki Minaj still kept it real with Meek Mill, who is till under house arrest, by posting up a selfie with the rapper she's been "hanging out" with a lot lately, while Ellen photoshopped herself into one of Minaj's more memorable IG posts from the last little while.
Kanye West's Favorite Song of 2015 Was By Justin Bieber
2015 was the year of the Justin Bieber bandwagon, and while Kanye West has sung the singer's praises today, he can't be counted among that group. Taking to Twitter today, Ye revealed "What Do You Mean," one of the singer's many recent jams, was his favorite song of last year, but let's no forget that GOOD Friday track from many moons ago.
Diddy Gives Justin Bieber A Rare Bad Boy Jacket For His 22nd Birthday
It's hard to believe, but Justin Bieber will turn the tender age of 22 on Tuesday (Mar. 1). Last night, he kicked off the festivities a few nights early with a massive, star-studded party in L.A. Among the party's celebrity guests was Puff Daddy, who gifted Bieber with a rare Bad Boy bomber jacket.
Justin Bieber Recorded Vocals For Kanye West's "Ultralight Beam"
Whenever new Kanye West music is released, there's always a fair bit of mystery of how the songs all came together, especially when the writing credits often shed light on surprising collaborators.
Justin Bieber Covers GQ
Justin Bieber has done a lot of growing up over the last year, from introducing a new, more mature sound, to owning up to his past mistakes. Bieber has now taken the final step towards manhood by earning his very first GQ cover, and they're ready to forgive and forget.On the two separate covers, the singer is rocking some suave blazers and serious bling on his fingers, as well as debuting tiniest trace of facial hair -- basically, he looks the part.
Kendrick Lamar, Fetty Wap, Joey Bada$$ & More Star In New Calvin Klein Campaign
Yesterday you may have noticed several celebrities/artists post images of themselves on Instagram, showing off how whatever it is they do when they're rocking their Calvin Klein underwear. The brand has been pushing the #mycalvins hashtag for a minute now, but they're taking it to a new level with the star power they've tapped for this 2016 global ad campaign.
The Weeknd, Drake, & Fetty Wap Crack Top 10 Best-Selling Albums Of 2015
Nielsen has announced the United States' best-selling albums of 2015. Representing from the hip hop sector are The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness at #5, Drake's IYRTITL at #6, and Fetty Wap's self-titled debut album at #10. Meanwhile, Adele's 25 absolutely obliterated the competition, selling more than twice as many copies as any other album despite having been released at the end of November.
Chris Brown's "Royalty" Debuts At No. 3, Behind Adele and Bieber
The first-week sales numbers for Chris Brown's Royalty are in, and though Breezy's seventh album performed even better than was expected -- selling 184,000 units -- it did not top the charts. In fact, for the week ending Dec. 24, Royalty made its debut at No. 3, behind Justin Bieber's Purpose, released on Nov.