A$AP Rocky Drops ‘A.L.L.A.’ A Week Early

A week ahead of its expected release date, A$AP Rocky has dropped his sophomore album At.Long.Last.A$AP. The follow-up to his 2013 debut Long.Live.A$AP hit iTunes and other retailers on Monday night.

Just hours earlier, the Harlem rapper announced to his Twitter followers that the album would be available online and in stores at midnight.

The 18 tracks, executive produced by Danger Mouse, Juicy J, and the late A$AP Yams, boast appearances from Kanye West, M.I.A., ScHoolboy Q, Lil Wayne, Miguel, UGK, Mos Def, and more.

NBA Superstar Russell Westbrook Kills Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood"

We're letting him get away with this because, a) he's nice to look at.  b) Bad Blood does indeed bang.

Beyonce's "Drop It For The Summer" Playlist on Tidal Everything You Need For A Cookout

Tidal keeps it coming with little treats and trinkets to keep its subscribers happy and the latest is Beyonce's Drop it For the Summer Playlist.  The playlist includeds all the songs you need to get a cookout going from newer jams like D.R.A.M's Cha Cha and Huey's Pop Lock and Drop it, to old faithful's like Mr. C the Slide Man's Cha cha slide and  VIC's Wobble. 

Check out screenshots from the playlist below and head over to Tidal to give it a listen.

Kendrick Lamar Covers ‘Ebony Magazine’

Kendrick Lamar has landed the cover of Ebony Magazine‘s “Black Millennial Music Issue,” and the magazine had the following to say about choosing its cover boy.

New Music: Jermaine Dupri feat. Bow Wow – ‘WYA (Where You At?)’

Bow Wow is going back to his roots.  The rapper has reunited with his mentors Jermaine Dupri and Snoop Dogg, who discovered him at the age of six. The “CSI: Cyber” star, who recently left Cash Money Records, teams with J.D. on “WYA (Where You At?),” the first single off Dupri’s upcoming EP.

“Whoever my pops with I’m with,” Bow Wow told Billboard. “I started it out with Jermaine and Snoop, I’m gonna finish it out with J.D. and Snoop. Right now, J.D.’s playing my Phil Jackson—I’m Michael. I always wanted to have my family, to win with my day ones.”

Unreleased Version of Notorious B.I.G.’s “Me and My B*tch” Has Hit the Web

We sure do miss Biggie but luckily his music lives on.  The web has been blessed with an unreleased version of his track “Me and My Bitch.” According to Random Rap Radio, who unsurfaced the track, it was sent to radio and publishing back in 1994 as part of the “B.I.G. MACK” promo package from Bad Boy Entertainment and was quickly forgotten. Over 20 years later, the track’s been rediscovered and we’re happy it was.

Check it out below and keep yours ears peeled for the Minnie Riperton “Take A Little Trip” sample.


Video: Christina Aguilera Mocks Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, Sia, Cher and More

After making headlines for her hilarious homage to Britney Spears on "The Tonight Show," she is taking on her former "Mickey Mouse Club" costar yet again ... but she took it a step further.

In a sketch for the finale of "The Voice," the "Say Something" singer dressed up as a few of her fellow pop stars -- Brit, Miley Cyrus, Sia, Cher, Lady Gaga and Shakira.

Check out the hilarious clip below.

Deborah Cox To Star in Musical Adaptation Of The Bodyguard

It has now been confirmed that the musical theatre adaptation of Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar-nominated film The Bodyguard will make its North American debut Fall 2016.

The successful musical, which premiered at London’s Adelphi Theatre in Dec. 2012, will now star Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron. This won’t be her first time stepping into Whitney Houston’s shoes. Earlier this year, Cox received critical acclaim for her renditions of the late singer’s vocals in Lifetime’s biopic I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.

Kanye West Slams Billboard Awards For Censoring His Performance

Kanye has seen his censored Billboard Awards performance and he isn't happy about it.

Kanye West's performance of "All Day" and "Black Skinhead" at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday were censored for over a minute during his 5 minute set during the broadcast.

More confusing, however, was the absence of large chunks of audio from West's performance. Tuesday, reps for the star released a statement slamming the event for its "unwarranted censorship" of West.

A$AP Rocky Premieres “LSD” Video

Debuting a new song and video at the same time, A$AP Rocky presents the trippy visuals for the track “LSD.” Clearly a nod to the hallucinatory drug, the video is directed by Dexter Navy, with co-direction provided by Rocky himself. In addition to the stellar video, which pays homage to a number of films such as Gaspar Noé’s Enter the Void and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the song features a strong beat switch, a method that’s quickly becoming the Harlem rapper’s signature.