1. Fat Joe Talks New Album 'Plata O Plomo', Working With a Young Bryson Tiller & His Fondest Memory of Big L

    February 17, 2017 10:39 AM EST For over 25 years, Fat Joe , born Joseph Antonio Cartagena, has sculpted his own brand of New York rap with his bravado and sly slick talk. Armed with an impeccable ear and a swagger to match, Joe has created dozens of notable hip-hop smashes over his career including "Lean Back,"…

  2. Fat Joe, Remy Ma & The-Dream Avoid 'Heartbreak' At All Costs on New Track: Premiere

    February 10, 2017 8:40 AM EST After tearing up the clubs with "All the Way Up" and "Cookin,'"  Fat Joe & Remy Ma are doing it big for the ladies on their single "Heartbreak."  "Lately I can't help but to notice, that he don't acknowledge you / nah he don't be out…

  3. The-Dream on Donald Trump & Kanye West Meeting: 'Jay Z Should Go Next'

    December 15, 2016 6:00 PM EST The-Dream is reaping the benefits of a stellar music career inside his lavish Atlanta home in an area where the singer dreamt of living when he worked a few blocks away more than decade ago. It's a home built on The-Dream's Grammy-winning hits from co-writing Beyoncé 's "…

  4. The-Dream on 'Love You To Death' EP: 'I'm Trying to Find the Rest of the Things That Make Me Whole'

    December 08, 2016 2:10 PM EST It’s the first Tuesday morning of December and Terius " The-Dream " Nash has woken up to great, but familiar news: "I just heard I got two Grammy nominations for 'Ultralight Beam.'" The three-time award winner stands a good chance to come away with more hardware…

  5. The-Dream Confirms He's Finished a New Album, Praises Bryson Tiller

    September 22, 2016 12:30 PM EDT Singer/songwriter/producer The-Dream may be known as the secret weapon behind Billboard Hot 100-topping hits like Beyonce ’s "Single Ladies (Put A Ring on It)" and Rihanna ’s "Umbrella," but he also has carved a lane for himself as a lauded solo act, rewiring the…

  6. Pusha T Climbs Walls, Faces His Demons In Eerie 'M.F.T.R.' Video Feat. The-Dream

    December 23, 2015 9:50 AM EST Pusha T is a man possessed in the dark and eerie short film for "M.F.T.R." featuring The-Dream , off the Clipse rapper's second studio effort  King Push: Darkest Before Dawn -- The Prelude . "Maybe this dream is trying to tell you something," a priest tells Push in a…

  7. The-Dream & Hudson Mohawke Come Together for One of the Year's Most Unlikely Shows: Live Review

    November 19, 2015 8:27 PM EST Most superstar producers also end up taking a few shots at seizing the limelight for themselves, with occasionally great ( Kanye West , Pharrell ) and occasionally middling ( Timbaland ) results. It is that shared ambition that formed the only real logic behind the ten-or-so date joint…

  8. The-Dream Sticks to the Script on ‘Crown Jewel’: Album Review

    July 20, 2015 3:41 PM EDT Months after ­co-writing Rihanna 's 2007 smash "Umbrella," Terius " The-Dream " Nash released Love/Hate , an album of insistent R&B songs about fast cars and women with winking hooks like "Show me the green light." Since 2010's Love King , however,…

  9. Singer-Songwriter The-Dream: 'Artists Are Treated Like Slaves'

    June 19, 2015 3:15 PM EDT "Umbrella" songwriter, entrepreneur and R&B singer Terius Nash, aka The-Dream, 37, calls major labels "evil" and carries only cash.  The artist expounded to Billboard about race and and the music industry -- and how there are firmly entrenched double standards.  You…

  10. The Juice Podcast 7/11/14: The-Dream's 'Royalty: The Prequel' EP, Meek Mill & Wale's Beef

    July 11, 2014 1:00 PM EDT For this week's 11th episode of The Juice podcast, I'm joined by Tracy Garraud (Sirius XM's Sway In the Morning, BET), Nile " Low Key " Ivey ( You Heard That New , KWL Management) and this week's co-host, my co-worker Jason Lipshutz (Billboard’s Pop Editor).(I e…

  11. The-Dream Announces 'Royalty: The Prequel' EP, Launches Contra-Paris Label

    July 07, 2014 12:16 PM EDT The singer-songwriter/producer got married on 4th of July weekend. A week after releasing the powerful music video for his song, "Black," The-Dream announces the release of his new EP, "Royalty: The Prequel." The singer-songwriter/producer premiered the album cover and…

  12. Kelly Rowland Speaks On 'Talk A Good Game' Album & Joining 'X-Factor'

    May 31, 2013 1:48 PM EDT Nearly a decade after Destiny's Child last studio album, Kelly Rowland's fourth solo LP confronts fear, sex, self-doubt and lingering jealousy of Beyonce's success. "Talk a Good Game" is exactly what Kelly Rowland does on her new album of that name. Rowland's…

  13. Beyonce, Ciara, Kelly Rowland: Whose New Song Is Best? (Poll)

    May 24, 2013 1:59 PM EDT Over the past week, a deluge of R&B songs have hit the Internet -- three of which come from R&B divas: Beyoncé, Ciara, and Kelly Rowland. The singers' songs, which preview their forthcoming albums, are individually hard-hitting. While Kelly Rowland bares her soul on The…

  14. Kelly Rowland, The-Dream Talk Emotional 'Dirty Laundry' Single: Exclusive

    May 15, 2013 11:07 AM EDT Candid track references Beyonce resentment and abusive relationship. "Talk A Good Game" is an apt title for Kelly Rowland’s latest album. Rowland’s second set for Republic Records and fourth album overall, due June 18, finds the former Destiny’s Child fully coming into her own…

  15. The Seed: Ace Hood, French Montana, 2 Chainz & More

    May 14, 2013 1:04 PM EDT A slew of remixes hit the 'net this past week in attempt to extend the life of several chart-climbing songs. B.o.B’s "We Still in this Bitch," which sits at its peak of No. 19 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, receives the remix treatment with new verses from Young Jeezy, Young…

  16. The-Dream Releases Jay-Z-Assisted, 'High Art': Listen

    May 09, 2013 5:05 PM EDT Close to two weeks before the release of his upcoming album, "IV Play" (May 28), The-Dream releases his Jay-Z-assisted, "High Art."   High Art Just a Fuckin Real Fun Energetic Summer Song!!!!!!!!!!! #iVPLAY #HIGHART — THE-DREAM (@TheKingDream) May 9, 2013   The-Dream…

  17. The-Dream & Kelly Rowland Announce Lights Out Tour Dates

    April 29, 2013 4:53 PM EDT Kelly Rowland and The-Dream are heading out on tour together. The co-headlining summer tour, Lights Out, kicks off in Kansas City on May 24 and wraps up in Chicago on June 23. The 10 U.S. city-trek will promote both of the singer's upcoming albums: The-Dream’s "IV Play" (May…

  18. The-Dream Talks 'IV Play' Album, Announces Co-Headlining Tour With Kelly Rowland

    April 20, 2013 10:20 AM EDT "Rhythm and blues is about what life is, it's about being able to talk heartbreak and understanding that people go through it, not about this fantasy in how much you're spending," - The-Dream says. The-Dream is no one-trick pony. During his 12-year career, the singer…

  19. The-Dream Releases 'IV Play' Song: Listen

    April 08, 2013 6:25 PM EDT Some like to take it slow, The-Dream would rather not. On his latest single, "IV Play," Terius Nash insists on skipping foreplay. "I could give a fuck about the foreplay/ I want it now/ I'm talking straight sex/ Stop fucking around," The-Dream sings on his latest…