1. Hot 97 Summer Jam 2016 Stadium Stage Lineup Revealed: Big Sean, Pusha T & More

    April 08, 2016 5:45 PM EDT Hot 97 Summer Jam has revealed its second round of lineups for the annual festival, which will return to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday, June 5. The Stadium Stage roster features  Big Sean , Pusha T & G.O.O.D Music, DJ Khaled & Friends, A$AP Rocky , A$AP Ferg and more. Hot 97…

  2. Atmosphere, Future, A$AP Rocky Lead Soundset 2016 Lineup

    March 02, 2016 10:24 AM EST Rhymesayers Entertainment is bringing its Soundset Festival back for a ninth straight year, and moving to a bigger venue to boot: the annual Twin Cities hip-hop showcase will take place at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this year, with twin main stages and more than 40 artists on its…

  3. A$AP Rocky Says He Wasn't Hurt During Attack in New Zealand

    February 28, 2016 4:17 PM EST A$AP Rocky says he came away unhurt during a recent attack on him inside a hotel elevator in New Zealand. A$AP Rocky Attacked in New Zealand Elevator: Report Rocky told the Associated Press on Sunday that he was in a "fist exchange" that occurred Wednesday in Auckland, New Zealand.…

  4. Justin Bieber Gives A$AP Rocky Quiet Support and More Insider Scoop

    February 13, 2016 12:00 PM EST Bieber Supports A$AP Rocky -- Quietly Despite being onstage, Justin Bieber kept a low profile at Maxim magazine's Super Bowl party. When the evening's headliner, A$AP Rocky , took the stage on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay, Bieber and his entourage joined the rapper, but…

  5. A$AP Yams' Tweets Collected in New Book 'Gems'

    January 04, 2016 1:37 PM EST A year after his passing, s ome of A$AP Yams’ most memorable tweets have become a book called A$AP Yams Gems, thanks to New York artist Ajani Brathwaite. The co-founder of the A$AP Mob -- home to rap talents including  A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg  --  died from  an  accidental drug overdose …

  6. Watch Selena Gomez Talk 'Good for You' Hitting No. 1: 'I Didn't Realize My Voice Could Do That'

    December 15, 2015 8:08 PM EST "That moment of not knowing if it was the right choice and then having it be the right choice was such a relief," Selena Gomez said when she sat down with Billboard to discuss "Good for You," her No. 1 hit on the  Pop Songs chart. Big Sean on His No. 1 Album 'Dark Sky…

  7. Kylie Jenner Parties With A$AP Rocky and More Insider Scoop at Art Basel

    December 07, 2015 5:40 PM EST A small army of musical artists converged on Miami Beach to join the celebrity and collector crowd at Art Basel during the first week of December. Unfortunately, the annual art fair's concentration of deep-pocketed VIPs also attracted a criminal element to the pop-up events, nightclubs…

  8. A$AP Rocky Celebrates Birthday at ACL: 'Drink Carefully and F--- Carefully'

    October 04, 2015 6:21 PM EDT From the moment rapper A$AP Rocky took the Samsung Stage on day two of ACL, he made sure to let everyone know he was planning to party for his 27th birthday, asking the crowd to get “turnt up” repeatedly. A$AP Rocky Earns Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart Following his own advice…

  9. Watch A$AP Rocky's Time-Traveling Video For the Kanye-Produced 'Jukebox Joints'

    August 10, 2015 11:45 AM EDT A$AP Rocky turns back the clock in his latest video for the Kanye West -produced "Jukebox Joints" off his album At.Long.Last.A$AP . Lollapalooza 2015 Sunday Recap: A$AP Rocky Rocks Hard, Stars Deal With Storm & Set Delays Starting off in the 50's (as the throwback title…

  10. A$AP Rocky & Tyler, The Creator Announce Joint Fall Tour

    August 04, 2015 6:42 PM EDT A$AP Rocky and Tyler, the Creator are teaming up for a co-headlining fall tour that will bring Danny Brown and Vince Staples along as support.  Tyler, the Creator Raps Dr. Seuss Dressed as Cat in the Hat: Watch The hip-hop heavyweights will kick things off in Lowell, Mass., on Sept. 19 at…

  11. Lollapalooza 2015's Top 10 Performances: How Did A$AP Rocky, Paul McCartney & More Stack Up?

    August 04, 2015 2:00 PM EDT 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. 10. Of Monsters and Men Five-member Icelandic band Of Monsters and…

  12. Lollapalooza 2015 Sunday Recap: A$AP Rocky Rocks Hard, Stars Deal With Storm & Set Delays

    August 03, 2015 3:12 AM EDT The final day of Lollapalooza was delayed by a 90-minute premature evacuation and wrapped 30 minutes early when the storm was finally set to arrive. Through it all, artists rolled with the punches and put together a memorable last day of music. 12:24 PM: A full pineapple on a stick is pumping…

  13. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Fifth Harmony Ups Its 'Worth,' Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato Gain

    July 22, 2015 6:54 PM EDT The quintet's "Worth It" bullets again at its No. 14 high. Plus, moves for Gomez's "Good for You," Lovato's "Cool for the Summer," Tori Kelly & Cam. As previously reported , OMI 's "Cheerleader" tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated…

  14. Demi Lovato's 'Summer' Sizzles on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    July 09, 2015 4:51 PM EDT The pop singer is off to a hot start for "Cool for the Summer," while new music videos race Rihanna & Kendrick Lamar into the top 10. Pop star Demi Lovato heats up the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated July 18) as “Cool for the Summer” bows at No. 3. The seasonal…

  15. A$AP Rocky Admits Rita Ora Diss Was 'Tasteless'

    July 06, 2015 4:46 PM EDT A$AP Rocky admits that his disrespectful lyrics about Rita Ora was "tasteless of me." The rapper looked back at the lyrics he penned for his At.Long.Last.A$AP song “Better Things,” which described a sexual encounter with Ora. "I swear that bitch Rita Ora got a big mouth/ Next…

  16. Is Janet Jackson's 'No Sleeep' a Worthy Return? Plus More of the Week's Best and Worst New Singles

    June 26, 2015 5:53 PM EDT Janet Jackson "No Sleeep" Rhythm Nation After a seven-year hiatus, Janet Jackson returns to her Velvet Rope -era neo-soul sound for "No Sleeep," helmed by her old collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Her soft, sensual vocals are refreshing in a world of robotic Auto…

  17. Watch A$AP Rocky Perform 'L$D/Jukebox Joints' With The Roots on 'The Tonight Show'

    June 12, 2015 12:00 PM EDT A$AP Rocky brought some of the cuts from his new album At.Long.Last.A$AP to The Tonight Show last night (June 11), with a little assistance from the Roots.  Billboard Cover: A$AP Rocky on Grieving for A$AP Yams, Police Brutality and Why Drugs Help Him 'Cope With Life' As Jimmy…

  18. Hot 100 Chart Moves: How I Became the Bomb Debuts With Viral Hit 'Ulay, Oh'

    June 12, 2015 11:00 AM EDT The song also spurs a new record deal for the act. Plus, moves for Rachel Platten, Echosmith, Eminem & Rod Stewart. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth , leads the Billboard Hot 100 (dated June 20) for an eighth…

  19. Taylor Swift No. 1, A$AP Rocky No. 2 on Billboard Artist 100

    June 04, 2015 3:26 PM EDT Swift narrowly fends off the rapper for her 27th week as the country's top act. Taylor Swift defends her crown on the Billboard Artist 100 (dated June 13), as she leads the list for a 27th week. She remains the top musical act in the U.S. over A$AP Rocky , who roars in at No. 2. The…

  20. Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, A$AP Rocky & Pell: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 51

    May 29, 2015 4:05 PM EDT Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show Real-Time Rewind, which recaps the past week's notable trends on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. This week's episode takes place at Ground…

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