Flavor Flav has fired his second lawyer in his New York traffic case and his plea deal is kaput. The rapper and reality TV star said Tuesday (July 28) in a Mineola courtroom that he doesn't deserve a felony charge.
Macklemore, whose been fairly quiet since finishing his press and tours for his 2012 smash album The Heist, broke his silence in a new cover story for the August/September 2015 issue of Complex. In the story, he discusses his growing family, his next album, and the price of fame -- read on for our five most important takeaways.
For more than a decade, Joss Stone has been a serial genre-hopper. Switching from R&B to blues, funk to rock, the 28-year-old Brit has powered six albums with soulful vocals beyond her years, attracting stars like Raphael Saadiq and Questlove to collaborate. Seventh LP Water for Your Soul is yet another pivot, into soul-splashed reggae indebted to Damien Marley, Stone's bandmate in all-star group SuperHeavy (along with Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and A.R. Rahman), who encouraged her to embrace the sound and assisted with production.
Fetty Wap’s 80-spot jump to No. 7 on the Hot 100 with “My Way,” reported yesterday, increased the total number of rap songs in the chart’s top 10 to four, as the track joined Silento’s “Watch Me” (No. 3), Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, (No. 5) and fellow Fetty Wap tune “Trap Queen” (No. 6) in the upper rung.
While gloomy weather conditions continued, Tomorrowland attendees showed no signs of backing down as the festival came to a bittersweet end with sets from the likes of NERVO, Benny Benassi, Tiësto and more. Billboard takes you back to Boom, Belgium for the last day of madness.
Rihanna -- whose activism surrounding the #BlackLivesMatter movement has mostly been limited to social media -- apparently wanted to join the Baltimore protests in person and perform for fellow protestors, according to a series of police emails released to The Baltimore Sun.
What would a stop at Lollapalooza be without some new tunes to get down with? For Moon Taxi, still pretty fun -- they’ve got a pair of studio albums under their belt -- but this new single gives their fan base something to get excited over at Lolla and beyond.
Chance the Rapper's latest album (as a part of Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment) had a number of A-list guest stars -- but there was still one particularly notable name who didn't make the cut.
The long wait for I Am Cait ended on Sunday night with the premiere of E!'s latest reality series -- and while Caitlyn Jenner's first solo reality vehicle definitely popped, initial ratings might not be as high as many would have guessed.
On a recent episode of Ezra Koenig's new Apple Beats radio show, Rashida Jones stopped by to briefly talk about the music men of her past -- namely, how she asked Robin Thicke to a junior high dance and then turned him down to go with Al B. Sure!
For Claptone, anonymity is more than a clever gimmick -- it's a means to creative fulfillment. Since arriving on the scene four years ago, the enigmatic artist has earned the favor of industry peers and fans alike under the veil of a golden mask.