Top Tracks: November 2 - November 8
10. Fetty Wap - Jimmy Choo It's been less than two months since Fetty Wap's debut self-titled album, which went No. 1, and he's already dropped a joint tape with French Montana and has another EP in the works. "Jimmy Choo," dedicated to the Malaysian fashion designer, would sound nicely on the upcoming release. It's softer than most of Fetty's radio anthems, as Zoovier channels the sound of his new life of luxury.
Justin Bieber Previews Video To Halsey Collab "The Feeling"
Justin Bieber and his upcoming album, Purpose, have been dominating the headlines in recent weeks. Earlier this week, he dropped a new collaboration with Skrillex, "I'll Show You," to which he shared the video the next day.
Justin Bieber Remixes "Hotline Bling"
We've grown exhausted by the endless array of "Hotline Bling" remixes. After Erykah Badu's inventive spin on Drake's song that won't seem to budge from No. 2, we said no more. But now Bieber? Alright fine.
Justin Bieber Reveals "Purpose" Tracklist & Artwork
We were already aware that Justin Bieber's new album Purpose had some pretty huge rap features, but we didn't have any of the track titles. Now Bieber has revealed the full tracklist on Twitter, sharing the titles through graffiti pieces painted around the world.As promised, Big Sean, Travi$ Scott, and the one-and-only Nas will be guesting on the LP. One appearance we didn't know about was Ariana Grande, who will guest on a remix of "What Do You Mean," included as a pre-order-only bonus track.
Listen To OVO Sound Radio Episode 8 Featuring Illangelo & Nineteen85
The new episode of OVO Radio aired Saturday, and while it was hard to live up to the previous two shows (which debuted new music from Drake x Future and PartyNextDoor respectively), there were still some great moments. The biggest drop came with the Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez collaboration, "Strong," which gives us hope that Drizzy will show up somewhere on the upcoming Biebs project. "Hotline Bling" producer Nineteen85 put together a varied mix of material, including a K-CI and JoJo version of Drake and J.
Justin Bieber's "Purpose" Includes Collabs With Nas, Travi$ Scott, Big Sean & More
About a month ahead of its November 13 release date, Justin Bieber's upcoming album, Purpose, has been made available for pre-order on iTunes. Those who pre-order the album can see the writing credits on each track, and there are more than a few notable collaborators.
Justin Bieber Reveals Title & Release Date For Next Album
This isn't exactly hip-hop, but as the Biebs has been spotted partying with just about every rapper out there, and as his new single, "What Do You Mean," generated some decent buzz on the site, we thought it right to share with you the newly revealed title of Bieber's upcoming album, Purpose, as well as its release date, November 13.
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.