• Rita Ora channels Britney Spears as she shows downfall

    Unlike “Everytime,” there isn’t a tragic death in the end. Instead, Rita ends up performing inside a theater, only to be met by an alternative version of herself – a waitress – who wants nothing more than to be… rich and famous. Both women spot each other and yearn for the other’s life. At first […]

  • DOES THE WEEKND’S NEW SONG WITH GESAFFELSTEIN TAKE A SHOT AT DRAKE?

     “A couple albums dropped, those are still on the shelf / I bet them sh*ts would have popped if I was willin’ to help.” All this week, The Weeknd has been teasing a new collaboration with French electronic maestro Gesaffelstein in the form of spooky, oblique social media posts featuring the R&B star and a seemingly Solo-in-carbonite version of […]

  • BLACKPINK Finally Has Tour Dates Across North America

    K-pop fans got some pretty exciting news last night when BLACKPINK announced that they will be bringing their tour to North America, Europe and Australia later this year.   Blinks – the name of the group’s fans – have gone wild on social media about the news and some are hoping that a new album […]

  • Soundcheck: The 11 Best Music Releases Of The Week

    Every weekend, we bring you #SOUNDCHECK—your destination for the best of the best new music that’s just hit the web, because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that AUX cord. This week’s round features 10 of our favorite emerging and established artists including SOPHIE, Alice Glass and so many more. Turn up, tune […]

  • Cardi B Makes History With ‘Invasion Of Privacy’

    It seems like every week Cardi B is making history. Well, Belcalis from The Bronx has done it again, after all 13 of her tracks from Invasion of Privacy were certified gold or higher by the RIAA. To say the least, Cardi B‘s had the best year ever. In addition to nabbing two additional Hot 100 chart-toppers over the course of 2018, the […]

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Miley Cyrus Updated The “Santa Baby” Lyrics For The

“Santa baby, I’d love to know my ass won’t get grabbed At work By some ignorant jerk Tell the dirtbags, to put away their chimneys tonight.” This year the lyrics to Christmas classics like “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” have been called into question. Thursday night on “The Tonight Show with […]

JoJo Re-Recorded Her Debut Album

  “I want to let bygones be bygones. I pray one day they put my music back up.”       In consensual surprise release news, JoJo has re-recorded some of her biggest hits. The mononamed singer beefed with her old record label for seven years, finally freeing herself from Blackground’s grasp in 2014. Since then, JoJo […]

GRLwood Serves Up Kentucky Fried Queer Punk

  “I was like, this song isn’t lyrically discussing a queer or trans issue. But it is, because it’s coming from my perspective, whether I’m talking about being trans or not.”   Transgression When I met with Lynn Rose and bass player Raven Blessinger at Spinelli’s, it was at a show. The spacious basement restaurant […]

Nicki Minaj Is Being Compared To Lil’ Kim In New ‘Vogue’

 “If you never seen the movie single white female you need to go & watch it… because this is what this situation is!”   The ancient rivalry between New York femcees Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj dates back to the early stages of Nicki’s career. In spite of the perpetual denial on both sides, fans have peeped and are keeping score. […]

NFL Confirms Maroon 5, Travis Scott & Big Boi to Perform at Super Bowl

  “I back anyone who takes a stand for what they believe in. “I know being an artist that it’s in my power to inspire. So before confirming the Super Bowl Halftime performance, I made sure to partner with the NFL on this important donation. I am proud to support Dream Corps and the work they do […]