Arriving on Tuesday, Drake's third album "Nothing Was the Same" represents the final entry in this summer's trifecta of hugely hyped new releases from hip-hop's biggest names, following Kanye West's…
Historic hip-hop imprint Priority Records has been given a new lease on life, this time as a producer-centric electronic music and progressive urban music label. A joint venture of Insurgency Music…
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Amid a slim field of holiday-week new releases, J. Cole's "Born Sinner" split with tradition and became a late-breaking No. 1 on the U.S. album chart.
Pearl Jam have announced a sprawling North America tour, the band’s first U.S. road trip in three years. Believed to be tied to the group’s forthcoming, untitled record, Pearl Jam’s fall shows will…
Jay-Z is one of pop music's greatest mythmakers, and his most jealously guarded myth is the notion that what he does is effortless. You see this in his insistence on composing rhymes without pen and…
Rapper Wale has unwrapped his first No. 1 album, as "The Gifted" climbed to No. 1 on the U.S. album chart last week. The performer (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin) moved 158,000 copies of his…
Forget about winners Drake, Kendrick Lamar or even lifetime achievement honoree Charlie Wilson — the real winners at Sunday night’s BET Awards were Fox Searchlight, the Weinstein Co. and Universal…
Riding a wave of anticipation, Kanye West's "Yeezus" made its much-augured No. 1 debut on the U.S. album chart, besting new titles by a pair of other rappers with chart-topping track records. West's…
Perhaps more so than any other facet of the music business, songwriting allows for an endless array of potential entry points, and this year's class of inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame…
The enduring and oft-tortured romance and marriage of Johnny Cash and the Carter Family's June Carter Cash continues to provide compelling cinematic subject matter. The latest incarnation of the…
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