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M.I.A. Reveals She's Working With Skrillex For New Album

As M.I.A. works on her fifth studio album, Matahdatah, due out later this year, she hasn't divulged many details about her next LP. But thanks to her Instagram, we now know the popular electronic music producer is involved in the album's process.

Watch T-Pain Belt Out the National Anthem at a Dodgers Game

What would the national anthem sound like when sung with auto-tune? T-Pain might know, but he decided to ditch his famous synthesizing tool to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" at the Los Angeles Dodgers game Monday (Aug. 31) -- and it was amazing.
Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes

Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard Releases New LP as 'Thunderb----': Listen

Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard dropped a surprise self-titled LP yesterday under a less-expected moniker: Thunderbitch. Just four months after the release of the group's critically acclaimed Sound & Color album, Howard brings hearty rock n' roll on the 10-track 'Thunderbitch', which is streaming free on their website.

'Hit The Quan' Hits Top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

The latest viral dance craze, @iHeartMemphis’ “Hit The Quan” took only four weeks to reach the top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. It climbs 15-8 (chart dated Sept. 12), with airplay, digital sales, and streaming numbers up across the board. Over on the Billboard Hot 100, it bounds 41-23 in its second charting week.