The Weeknd has had no trouble blowing up the charts with his last two singles, making fans eager for the Aug. 28 release of his new album, Beauty Behind The Madness. He unveiled the album's tracklist via social media Tuesday (Aug. 4), and fans have two more reasons to be excited: Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey.
The advent of social media has brought a new type of connectedness and an easier way to share thoughts and content across the world. It also allows companies like fast food chain Whataburger to add to the beef when music artists feud, as was the case in last week's squabble between Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill and Canadian crooner, Drake.
Lil Wayne is undoubtedly one of your favorite artist’s favorite artist, from whom they seek bars from. It’s not surprising seeing that on top of the hits of his own, Lil Wayne has also delivered memorable featured verses through out his career. From DJ Khaled to M.I.A., the rapper has helped garner hits for a range of artists.
You’ve seen Abbi Jacobson conquer Jennifer Hudson's rendition of Dreamgirls’ classic "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going.” You’ve seen Abbi do Lady Gaga’s “The Edge of Glory,” sans clothes, on Broad City. Now it’s Ilana’s turn.
The tracks released by Drake and Meek Mill on the heels of their recent public friction continue to reflect on the Billboard charts. The tweet-spawned beef (which launched July 21) kicked off an online back-and-forth between the rappers, and led to Drake dropping “Charged Up” (July 25), propelling it onto the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (No. 3 debut, chart dated Aug. 8). It falls to No. 5 this week (chart dated Aug. 15).
From July 31 to Aug. 2 Lollapalooza's 2015 edition brought a varied bill of rock, dance, hip-hop, pop, and more to Chicago's Grant Park. After a weekend on the scene, Billboard's writers pick the 10 best sets.
Ja Rule and 50 Cent, two rappers whose beef lasted for years, had some advice for Drake and Meek Mill after Drake attempted to shut down the younger rappers' ongoing spat with a definitive, diss-filled performance at last night's OVO Fest (Aug. 3).
Things went from bad to worse for Meek Mill during Drake's OVO Fest set last night (Aug. 3) in Toronto. First Drake was reported to be wearing a "Free Meek Mill" t-shirt that he had previously worn onstage while the rapper was actually in prison. Then, he performed in front of a slideshow of Meek beef-related memes.