1. Lil B, Migos, Vince Staples & Janine And The Mixtape: Free Music Round-Up

    June 24, 2013 11:04 AM EDT As we all know, "Yeezus" took over the internet last week. This, unfortunately, meant that certain releases that deserved attention, would go unnoticed. Until now. We here at The Juice have collected some of the best, free mixtapes and LPs released last week. Whether you're a…

  2. Miley Cyrus' 'We Can't Stop' & 8 Examples of Female Pop Stars Recruiting Hip-Hop Producers

    June 19, 2013 1:10 PM EDT Before Miley & Mike WiLL, there was Britney & the Neptunes and Nelly & Timbaland. We explore the pop-rap history. As big a single as the recently released "We Can't Stop" looks to be for Miley Cyrus -- debuting at No. 11 on this week's Hot 100 chart, an…

  3. Chris Brown Releases Video For Aaliyah-Assisted, 'Don't Think They Know': Watch

    June 17, 2013 12:55 PM EDT After teasing fans with a snippet, Chris Brown releases the full version of the video to his Aaliyah-assisted song, "Don't Think They Know." "Don't Think They Know" features Breezy taking a stance on violence and preaching a message of unity. In the video, he…

  4. Drake Leads 2013 BET Awards With 12 Nominations

    May 14, 2013 3:22 PM EDT Chris Brown announces an upcoming Aaliyah-assisted single. He started from the bottom, but now he's on top at the BET Awards: Drake has 12 nominations. The BET nominees were announced today (Tuesday, May 14) at a press conference on the rooftop of L.A.'s Icon Ultra Lounge, just up…

  5. Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly Dead of Possible Drug Overdose

    May 01, 2013 10:18 PM EDT UPDATE 5/2 | Jermaine Dupri releases a statement , calling Kelly "a son I never had." Chris Kelly: 1978 - 2013 Kris Kross Rapper Dead at 34 Jermaine Dupri Remembers Chris Kris Kross: Billboard Chart Histoy Deftones Cover 'Jump' Live Rapper Chris Kelly of the '…

  6. 20 Songs Named After Other Musicians: The Wanted's 'Walks Like Rihanna' & More

    April 30, 2013 2:44 PM EDT So far this week, the Wanted has returned with a new single that tips its cap to the body language of a certain Barbadian pop princess ("She can't sing, she can't dance/But who cares, she walks like Rihanna!" goes the chorus), and Lil Kim has jumped on a Tiffany Foxx…

  7. Azealia Banks' ‘Yung Rapunxel’ Video: 5 Gorgeous, Dark Looks

    April 17, 2013 1:34 PM EDT Rapper Azealia Banks recently released the long awaited music video for her first single "Yung Rupunxel" from her fortchoming debut album “Broke With Expensive Taste.” Directed by Jam Sutton, the music video brings all of Azealia's dark and fantastically twisted fantasies to…

  8. Coachella 2013: Phoenix's R. Kelly Surprise, Postal Service's Special Delivery and More Saturday Highlights

    April 14, 2013 9:45 AM EDT The xx serenades with Solange, New Order parties like it's 1984, Major Lazer reveals album news and more onstage and backstage bits Additional reporting by Nicole Pajer The second day of Coachella 2013 turned up the desert heat with a jam-packed lineup of 65 bands that covered a…

  9. Timbaland's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    March 18, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Check out this countdown of the "20/20 Experience" producer's biggest hits thus far, from JT to Jay-Z and everything in between. Much has been made of Justin Timberlake's triumphant return to music with his third solo album, "The 20/20 Experience," but it…

  10. Jay-Z Signs Timbaland to Roc Nation

    January 30, 2013 4:40 PM EST Producer, rapper Timbaland (born, Timothy Zachery Mosley) has signed to Roc Nation, according to posts on both Roc Nation  and Jay-Z’s Life + Times site.  "Roc Nation Welcomes Timbaland To The Family," reads the caption beneath a photo (above) of Jay-Z and Timbaland in a…

  11. Dawn Richard's 'NLX': Exclusive Song Premiere

    January 30, 2013 12:01 PM EST The singer talks 'Goldenheart' and the fight of releasing music as an independent artist. Dawn Richard's "Goldenheart" is a futuristic, frequently danceable R&B album that's already setting a high bar for the genre in 2013. The album melds soaring,…

  12. Rihanna's 777 Tour Diary: Day Three, Stockholm

    November 17, 2012 10:15 AM EST Kanye Rumors and a Drink-Slinging Rih in Sweden Billboard is along for the ride on Rihanna 's 777 Tour, a dizzying seven-day trip around the globe that will bring the "Diamonds" hit-maker to smaller-than-usual venues in Mexico City (Nov. 14th) , Toronto (Nov. 15) , Stockholm …

  13. Ask Billboard: Songs Two Good Not To Be No. 1

    November 16, 2012 9:35 PM EST PSY's 'Gangnam Style' joins the list of memorable No. 2 Hot 100 hits; fun.'s 'Some Nights' does the same for No. 3-peaking songs; Demi Lovato's sales; and more soundtrack stopgap hits. A new "Ask Billboard" to cover such topics as PSY's "…

  14. The Weeknd & Reps Talk Clearing Samples, Touring For 'Trilogy' Release

    November 12, 2012 11:15 AM EST For more than a year, Toronto singer and Drake affiliate Abel Tesfaye, aka the Weeknd , was the hottest unsigned R&B artist since Frank Ocean . The three mixtapes he released for free through his website in 2011 ("House of Balloons," "Thursday," "Echoes of Silence…

  15. World Series Showdown: Music of Detroit vs San Francisco

    October 24, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Which World Series city has the richer musical history? Vote now! On Wednesday night (Oct. 24), the 2012 World Series kicks off in San Francisco, when the upstart Giants take on the star-studded Detroit Tigers. As baseball junkies mull the lineups and pitching match-ups in lieu of the opening…

  16. Lil Wayne: Drake-Aaliyah Project Will Be 'Awesome Collaboration'

    October 08, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne thinks the late Aaliyah 's music is better than a lot of music out today - and he's confident that Drake 's plan to produce unreleased Aaliyah songs will be an "awesome collaboration." Drake - a huge Aaliyah fan - has announced that he is working on a…

  17. Fashion Week NYC: Theophilus London Takes Over

    September 14, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Theophilus London has been one of fashion's favorites this year. Not only did he spend most of the past week in the tents at Lincoln Center for New York Fashion Week, but the Brooklyn rapper also performed at Rebecca Minkoff's fall fashion show, designed rose-embroidered slippers…

  18. Fashion Week NYC: Jeremy Scott Talks Arab Spring, Kanye Kicks It at Marchesa

    September 13, 2012 6:35 PM EDT The second-to-last day of New York Fashion Week was steeped in exotics. From Egypt to India, Wednesday (Sept. 12) saw a rich array of mysterious and enchanting collections with inspirations from across the world. Musicians like Kanye West and Joe Jonas sat front row, enjoying presentations by…

  19. The xx, 'Coexist': Track-By-Track Review

    September 07, 2012 2:30 PM EDT If you hated "xx," the xx 's haunting, Mercury Prize-winning 2009 debut, don't bother listening to their follow-up, "Coexist." The U.K. trio of Romy Madley-Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith have a popular formula -- Madley-Croft and Sim quietly sing about the…

  20. Matchbox Twenty Q&A: 'We Had This No-Fear Rule'

    September 04, 2012 8:00 PM EDT Walking down the halls of Calabasas' Emblem Studios, surrounded by platinum records from Matchbox Twenty and frontman Rob Thomas , it's easy to forget the band's been gone for a very long time. Putting aside 2007's "Exile on Mainstream" - a mix of new material…

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