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.
Chris Brown & Justin Bieber Just Recorded A New Song Together
Justin Bieber and Chris Brown do not have the best best reputation these days. Brown was just released from prison, having failed twice at completing a probation-induced rehab stay, and still has a pending assault charge attached to his name. Bieber on the other hand, has seen two old videos of himself hurling racial slurs surface in the last month, and sources report there are more to come.
Lil Wayne & Justin Bieber's Manager, Scooter Braun, Reportedly Squash Beef
Last month, Lil Wayne had some strong words for Justin Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun. The rapper addressed Scooter in a video last month, calling him out him out for allegedly making some comments about Bieber's friend, and Wayne's Young Money signee, Lil Twist.
Migos Chop It Up On "New Atlanta", Gucci Mane Relationship, Justin Bieber Controversy & More
Migos are paving the way for the "New Atlanta" alongside OGs and newcomers alike. The trio who found sudden fame with "Versace" have since proved they are not a one-trick pony, with a plethora of music that followed and mixtapes introducing the rest of their crew of Atlanta rappers on the come-up, including Rich The Kid, Johnny Cinco and Jose Guape, all of whom have been gaining steady buzz.
Usher Comes To The Defense Of Former Protégé Justin Bieber [Update: Usher Makes Another Statement]
With Justin Bieber, a pop star with many connections in the hip-hop world, coming under fire this week for an unearthed video of him making a racist joke at age 15, it seems as if everyone in the music sphere is eager to voice their opinion on the issue. Following Lupe Fiasco's comparison of Bieber to Donald Sterling, Usher, the singer's former mentor, has come out in defense of Bieber.
Lupe Fiasco Compares Justin Bieber To Donald Sterling
Over the course of his career, Lupe Fiasco has time and time again made his stance on controversial issues clear. Most recently, he responded to the violence in his hometown's music scene by dramatically announcing his retirement, and though he claimed that his new album would stay away from politics, he's just gone on the record making another controversial statement.
Mack Maine Defends Justin Bieber After Racist Video Leak
In the wake of his most recent racist video leak, Young Money President Mack Maine has reportedly told TMZ that the Young Money camp is in agreement that Bieber is not a racist and intends to continue working with him in the future.
Justin Bieber Gleefully Uses Racial Slurs, Sings About The KKK In New Unearthed Footage
Justin Bieber landed in some hot water when a video surfaced of the singer telling a racist joke, and using the N-word at the age of 15. Now, an even more offensive video has been unearthed, in which a 14-year-old Bieber gleefully sings a rendition of "One Less Lonely Girl", replacing "Girl" with the racial slur. He later sings, "If I kill you, I'll be part of the KKK".