Flavor Flav has fired his second lawyer in his New York traffic case and his plea deal is kaput. The rapper and reality TV star said Tuesday (July 28) in a Mineola courtroom that he doesn't deserve a felony charge.
Macklemore, whose been fairly quiet since finishing his press and tours for his 2012 smash album The Heist, broke his silence in a new cover story for the August/September 2015 issue of Complex. In the story, he discusses his growing family, his next album, and the price of fame -- read on for our five most important takeaways.
For more than a decade, Joss Stone has been a serial genre-hopper. Switching from R&B to blues, funk to rock, the 28-year-old Brit has powered six albums with soulful vocals beyond her years, attracting stars like Raphael Saadiq and Questlove to collaborate. Seventh LP Water for Your Soul is yet another pivot, into soul-splashed reggae indebted to Damien Marley, Stone's bandmate in all-star group SuperHeavy (along with Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and A.R. Rahman), who encouraged her to embrace the sound and assisted with production.
Fetty Wap’s 80-spot jump to No. 7 on the Hot 100 with “My Way,” reported yesterday, increased the total number of rap songs in the chart’s top 10 to four, as the track joined Silento’s “Watch Me” (No. 3), Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, (No. 5) and fellow Fetty Wap tune “Trap Queen” (No. 6) in the upper rung.
A typically cynical Noel Gallagher criticized Avicii and other festival-headlining DJs in a series of interviews surrounding Scotland's T In The Park festival earlier this month -- now the DJ, along with fellow Gallagher-shaded producer Deadmau5, are responding to the Oasis guitarist.
The ladies of Little Mix recently stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to discuss their upcoming third album and perform a captivating cover of Jason Derulo’s Top 10 smash “Want To Want Me”… with a full choir and organist, no less!
While gloomy weather conditions continued, Tomorrowland attendees showed no signs of backing down as the festival came to a bittersweet end with sets from the likes of NERVO, Benny Benassi, Tiësto and more. Billboard takes you back to Boom, Belgium for the last day of madness.
Rihanna -- whose activism surrounding the #BlackLivesMatter movement has mostly been limited to social media -- apparently wanted to join the Baltimore protests in person and perform for fellow protestors, according to a series of police emails released to The Baltimore Sun.
What would a stop at Lollapalooza be without some new tunes to get down with? For Moon Taxi, still pretty fun -- they’ve got a pair of studio albums under their belt -- but this new single gives their fan base something to get excited over at Lolla and beyond.