R. Kelly Prepares ‘White Panties’ Album, Mary J. Blige Collaboration
R. Kelly isn't just the "Pied Piper of R&B"; he's also one of the busier artists in the genre. He's released four albums in the past five years, and his latest, 'Black Panties,' gave him the most notoriety he had in a while. Now, the singer tells V …
Pharrell’s ‘G I R L’ Album Available for Streaming
iTunes Radio is clutch once again. Pharrell's 'G I R L' officially drops a few days before its release date, but now you can listen to the project free via the streaming service.
R. Kelly’s ‘Ignition (Remix)’ Receives Barbershop Quartet Treatment on ‘Tonight Show’ [VID…
There are very few things sexier than R. Kelly's performance of 'Ignition (Remix).' Jimmy Fallon performing it with the Barbershop Quartet definitely isn't one of them, but it is funnier.
Big Boi Crushes Fans’ Hopes, Says ‘No OutKast Album in the Works’ [VIDEO]
An OutKast reunion is good enough news, but word of anything Andre 3000 and Big Boi-related always leads to speculation of new material. Unfortunately the latter is crushing fans' hopes of a new album from the rap duo.
Jhene Aiko Considers Drake Her ‘Musical Soulmate’ [VIDEO]
Jhene Aiko has a reserved persona, but she isn't too shy when speaking about her feelings. It's not something she does just through her music either. The 25-year-old songstress semi-jokingly asked Conan O'Brien to be her Valentine, and in a recent interview with Rap-Up, she calls Drak…
New Music Releases — March 2014
The top of the year is always a bit slow when it comes to new music releases but March is changing that trend. A few oft-delayed albums will finally see the light of day.
Drake Issues Apology for Comments Regarding Rolling Stone Interview
This week, Drake caught attention for denying comments he made about Kanye West's 'Yeezus' album in a Rolling Stone interview, but also his displeasure at his cover being canned in favor of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died earlier this month. The rapper has since deleted the tweets he posted a…
De La Soul to Release Entire Catalog for Free on Valentine’s Day
New hip-hop fans have had to go through extra measures to get to De La Soul's earlier work because they aren't available on iTunes or Spotify due to sample clearance issues. That's going to change tomorrow (Feb. 14). The group will release its entire catalog for free on that day befor…
Angie Martinez Discusses Unreleased Tupac Shakur Interview [VIDEO]
The posthumous, unreleased Tupac Shakur gems continue to hit the Internet. The latest one comes courtesy of Angie Martinez. The Hot 97 radio personality will discuss a previously unreleased interview with the lauded rapper today (Feb. 13) at some point during her 3PM radio show, which is live on Ust…
R. Kelly Wins R&B Artist of the Year in 2014 The Boombox Fan Choice Awards
R&B Artist of the Year was one of the more widely competitive categories in The Boombox Fan Choice Awards as each nominee had a legit shot at winning. This category was won by a landslide, however. R. Kelly earned over 50 percent of your votes to take the title.