Justin Bieber Covers Complex Magazine
After Khloe Kardashian put her legendary booty meat on display on the last cover of Complex magazine, Justin Bieber snags the Oct/Nov cover. The oft-maligned Biebs is in the midst of mini-renaissance, having recrafted his public image after a slew of PR disasters and spawned two chart-topping hits in "Where Are U Now" and "What Do You Mean."
10 Essential Skrillex Tracks
As one of the biggest producers and pop stars of recent history, Skrillex has been able to lend his production work to a load of big names. Chance The Rapper, Damian Marley, 2 Chainz, Justin Bieber, and Ellie Goulding are just a handful of the artists that Sonny Moore has been able to work with since his skyrocketing to fame.
Listen to OVO Sound Radio Episode 5
Last night we heard yet another episode of the OVO Sound radio show on Beats 1. As usual, it was chock-full of exclusives, including a Drake remix of The Weeknd's "Tell Your Friends" and a PARTYNEXDOOR-assisted record from Amir Obe.You've probably already heard those records, but there's still plenty of worthwhile music on the rest of the mix, with Oliver kicking things off with the universally-approved Bieber single, "What Do You Mean?," before running through some Travi$ Scott, Toronto's Jazz Cartier, and more.
Lil Wayne Admits That Justin Bieber Is The Better Skater
There was a time when Lil Wayne gave himself the title of Best Rapper Alive. While the boast was at first met with skepticism, a slew of impressive projects turned naysayers into believers. These days, Weezy has been doing as much skateboarding a he is rapping, but he's still not confident enough to call himself the best, or even the best in the music industry.
Watch Performances From The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky & More At The 2015 MTV VMAs
As we detailed in our recap of noteworthy moments from last night's MTV VMAs, the event wasn't super hip-hop-oriented, but nevertheless we got a few performances from some of our favorite acts, and Kanye West was there, so, that was cool.
French Montana Logs Studio Time With Justin Bieber & Mariah Carey
Maybe it's the Kanye co-sign, maybe it's his past relationship with Khloe Kardashian, hell, maybe it's because "Off The Rip" is so popping, but French Montana seems to always be showing up in the studio with some of the biggest names in music. His latest session had him brushing shoulders with Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber. Mariah and French both shared Instagram flicks from the session, but neither gave any clues as to what they were recording or where it will end up. Start your speculation!
All The People Drake Impersonates In The "Energy" Video
Drake's "Energy" music video just hit Apple Music, giving them an exclusive that'll further propel them ahead of their competitor TIDAL. On top of the "Energy" visuals, off the much-lauded If You're Reading This It's Too Late, Drizzy unleashed another exclusive, a collaboration with Majid Jordan, through Beats 1.
Usher And Justin Bieber Are Getting Sued For $10 Million
A R&B singer named De Rico is suing Justin Bieber and Usher for $10 million in damages for ripping off his song "Somebody to Love," reports Reuters. De Rico, otherwise known as Devin Copeland, is claiming that three Bieber-Usher tracks constitute copyright infringement by way of "beat pattern, time signature, and similar chords and lyrics."
Riff Raff Announces Sophomore Album "Peach Panther"; Says Drake & Lil Wayne Might Be On It
It looks like Riff Raff is currently working on the follow up to last year’s Neon Icon album. While leaving the fancy restaurant Katsuya the other day, TMZ caught up with the Houston representer and asked him what he was doing in L.A., and his response? “Working on that big album. Peach Panther sophomore album.”
Justin Bieber Pleads Guilty To Assault & Reckless Driving
Justin Bieber may be cleaning up his act this year, as no criminal acts have been reported in quite some time, but he's still paying for his past actions. Last summer, he was involved in a collision between an ATV and a minivan in Ontario, and was arrested after he "engaged in a physical altercation" with a paparazzo, reports CTV News. He was charged with assault and reckless driving, and in a hearing today, he pleaded guilty to both.
Ariana Grande May Have Used Justin Bieber To Make Big Sean Jealous
While Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber's handsy performance in L.A. was dismissed as friendly showmanship at the time, it only preceded Grande's break-up with Big Sean by about a week, suggesting that the stunt may have meant a little more than the singer made it seem.
Justin Bieber Wanted By Argentine Authorities In Assault Case
Back in November 2013, Justin Bieber was accused of ordering his bodyguards to attack a photographer in Argentina, and although his reps have reportedly said that the matter was resolved, that doesn't seem to be the case. After ordering the singer to return to the South American country within 60 days in November, a Buenos Aires judge has now issued an order for Bieber's arrest.
Justin Bieber Gets Handsy With Ariana Grande Onstage, Big Sean Reacts
Last night, Ariana Grande took her "Honeymoon Tour" to L.A., and brought out Justin Bieber to do "Love Me Harder" and "As Long As You Love Me." Over the course of his two-song appearance, the young pop star couldn't keep his hands off Grande, who you'll remember is currently dating Big Sean. In a since-deleted tweet (view it in the gallery above), Sean wrote "“This kid is about to learn not to touch my girl like that. Beliebe that.” Watch videos of the Biebs groping Grande below.
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.
Justin Bieber's Next Album Will Have Production From Kanye West & Rick Rubin
Justin Bieber recently got roasted last night by Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Kevin Hart, and even Martha Stewart. Judging from a recent interview with USA Today, though, the 21-year-old from London, Ontario, might be having the last laugh.
Lil Twist Charged With Six Felonies
Lil Twist is better known as Justin Bieber's BFF and a fellow troublemaker than the aspiring rapper that he is, and the latest string of charges brought against him will not help that reputation.
Chris Brown Denies Brawl Involvement At Meek Mill's Grammy Party
Grammy weekend is synonymous with an award ceremony, brunches, musicians across many genres mingling and parties, parties, parties. It seems like everyone hosts either a pre-Grammy bash or a post-Grammy shindig. This year Meek Mill joined in on the festivities and threw an event the night of Grammy Awards.
Big Sean's "IDFWU" Originally Intended For Justin Bieber
It appears that Big Sean’s infectious club banger, "IDFWU", was originally intended for the hands of another pop artist. According to one the song’s producers, Mike Free, the hyped anthem was actually created with Justin Bieber's vocals in mind. Free told XXL Magazine recently,
Forbes Names Dr. Dre The Highest Paid Musician of 2014
Dr. Dre hasn't come out with any new music in quite a while (although he did co-produce Kendrick Lamar's 2013 Good Kid m.A.A.d. City and had a verse on the hit-song, "The Recipe") but that hasn't stopped him from swimming in cash.
Stream Trey Songz's "Trigga"
Trey Songz's new LP, Trigga, is due out next week on July 1st, but a week ahead of time, MTV is streaming the full project. Stream it below. Featuring contributions from Mila J, Ty Dolla $ign, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Juicy J, the album contains the previously released singles "Smart Phones," "Foreign," "Change Your Mind' and "What's Best For You." This is poised to be a big release for Trey Songz, so we'll be closely monitoring its performance on the Billboard charts.