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For anyone wondering why Brian Wilson didn't include his collaborations with Lana Del Rey and Frank Ocean on his forthcoming solo release, he is now opening up about just why they were omitted from the release.
In the twenty-four hours since Zayn Malik confirmed his departure from One Direction, fans have been quick to share their reactions to the news. Now two guys who have been there and done that are weighing in on the news.
Is “Bitch Better Have My Money” a rightful successor to those songs? Not quite — the uptempo new single, presumably previewing Rihanna’s eighth studio album, is more akin to a brash trap track like “Pour It Up,” with Rih sneering at her subjects while exerting her personal opulence over a beat designed for grinding.
At SXSW, Timbaland said Aaliyah came to him in a dream and told him Tink is “the one.” Well, the 20-year old Chicago artist certainly has been making waves lately, and now she’s got a slickly produced video for her anthem, “Ratchet Commandments.”
What was supposed to be a typical Wednesday of driving a yacht around Miami, nearly turned into a disaster for EDM superstars Martin Garrix, Tiesto and David Guetta as well as LIV nightclub owner David Grutman.
It's barely been a day since Zayn Malik left One Direction, and the paparazzi are already after him. They managed to snag this photo of him, wearing a happy floral cap, but a sad expression on his face.
Billboard speaks with Kamasi Washington, Ambrose Akinmusire, Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin at length about the close-knit community of jazz players and hip-hop operators in Los Angeles, their close collaborations with Kendrick Lamar on 'To Pimp A Butterfly,' the confluence of jazz and hip-hop, and much more.
Harlem and Brooklyn have come together for an irrefutably New York track: "Bring Em Out," the lead single off Bodega Bamz's debut full-length, Sidewalk Exec. Bamz, a native of Spanish Harlem, is joined by Brooklyn's Flatbush Zombies for the cinematic, gritty single produced by V-Don (2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Pusha T).
Carly Rae Jepsen fans are really, really, really going to like this news: the Canadian pop star is set to make her Saturday Night Live debut next month, and Mumford & Sons to return to the show the week after.
While many, many One Direction fans were left heartbroken on Wednesday (Mar. 25) following the news that Zayn Malik was officially leaving 1D, one guy was only pretending to be devastated. Or, so he claims.