El- and Killer Mike’s keep-it-real hip-hip collaboration Run the Jewels recently hit its Kickstarter goal of $40,000, making the bonkers idea of "Meow the Jewels" -- their new album remixed entirely via cat noises -- a reality. In that spirit, El-P headed down to Brooklyn’s Bark Animal Shelter to audition some real cats for spots on the album.
FKA Twigs’ mesmerizing 2014 debut certainly sounds like a sexy, stylish future, so for the folks at Google, bringing the singer/dancer/artist on for an ad was a smooth move. In a new two-minute commercial video for Google Glass -- titled #throughglass -- Twigs moves and dances and contorts with the device on, looking far cooler than any of us could ever hope to.
El-P was born in Brooklyn and has more or less resided in New York City ever since. Even when he’s rapping about drones over his hometown, it seems he’s been content to take the good with the bad and stick around. But it looks like Taylor Swift’s latest "1989" offering is enough to make him reconsider.
As Def Jam celebrated its 30-year anniversary Thursday with a massive Barclays Center blowout, one promised guest failed to grace the stage -- Jhené Aiko. The singer later explained why she missed her set online.
Jason Derulo recently broke up with his girlfriend Jordin Sparks, but that hasn't stopped his hot streak on the charts. Billboard caught up with the singer to talk about his most recent hit and how the break-up is affecting his songwriting.