The UGK legend announced that he was backing Sanders, saying, "[Being a part of this podcast] also gives me an opportunity to let other people know from the hip-hop community that it's okay to start voicing your opinion about a candidates."
Curious to know how the heck big name rapper/actor Will Smith ended up collaborating with Colombian alt/electronica fusion band Bomba Estéreo on the group’s single “Fiesta?”
Smith tells the story in a behind-the-scenes advance of the music video he and Bomba shot in Los Angeles last week.
Will Smith and Bomba have teamed up for a remix of the Colombian band’s contagious “Fiesta,” a mix of Colombian beats and electronica. The track, out on Sony Music Latin, will premiere on radio today and will be available for sale in all digital outlets.
Kicking off a new Staff Favorites Spotify playlist series, the Billboard editorial team has compiled a list of our favorite new releases -- from CHVRCHES to The Dead Weather -- that kept our September cool.
More than a week after the controversy started, organizers have finally released a statement to the press, distancing itself from brouhaha, not mentioning the name Trump anywhere in the document and stating the show will go on.
Speaking out politically is a potential mine field for artists, with the potential to alienate large numbers of people -- fans or potential fans alike -- in one fell swoop. Fher Olvera, frontman for Maná, couldn't care less.
Justin Bieber, Will Smith, Nas, Snoop Dogg and Ne-Yo have all been photographed wearing Bow & Arrow's "Gung Fu Scratch" t-shirt featuring martial-arts icon Bruce Lee manning a DJ table, but longtime fan Robert Downey Jr. may have just given the fashion label the ultimate endorsement.
Some of the best-performing artists on Billboard's Real-time Twitter charts are, of course, down in Austin this week. Here's the story behind their nascent success -- and where to see them during SXSW.