Raising the First Amendment flag, those behind the hit film Straight Outta Compton on Wednesday demanded that most of the claims in former N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller's lawsuit must be knocked straight outta court.
Grammy weekend always means a dizzying party schedule. But this year, more industry insiders than normal are scratching their heads wondering how they could possibly fit everything in and stay in good standing in the music biz.
Work is play for rapper Hoodie Allen. Currently on tour with Blackbear and SuperDuperKyle to support his latest LP Happy Camper, the 27-year-old dream chaser has been catching up for some time now. Happy Camper is currently at the top of both the Rap and Independent Album Charts, following in the footsteps of People Keep Talking’s No. 2 peak on the Rap Album Chart.
Electronic producer duo Flight Facilities took off on Sydney’s lock-out laws today. Following alcohol-related incidents at Australian nightclubs, certain bars and clubs must now close their doors to patrons at 1:30 a.m. and stop selling alcohol by 3 a.m.
If anything has been made clear in the past two weeks about black female lives in America's pop territory, it's that black girls are magic, but black women expressing their views are on the "attack." As the gigabytes of reactions to Beyonce's "Formation" -- the song, the video, the Super Bowl performance, the seismic event -- have shown, white America, white supremacy and patriarchy continue to live in fear of an actualized black woman who actually resonates with black women.
John Legend lends his ear as the executive producer for the forthcoming WGN America show Underground. Here, he and Raphael Saadiq talk curating the music for the slavery era drama in a behind-the-scenes featurette.
Billboard and Instagram are partnering for the first time to provide millions of music fans access inside the Grammy Awards and its A-list pre-ceremony events through the digital photo and video sharing platform.
Billboard's "Real-Time Rewind, recaps the past week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news behind it. Episode 87 gets us in formation with Beyonce, Zayn, Adele and Future!