Steven J. Horowitz

Steven J. Horowitz is a music journalist based in New York City. He currently serves as News Editor at HipHopDX.com and previously served as Associate Editor at YRB Magazine. He's contributed to Billboard, VIBE, RollingStone.com, VillageVoice.com, SPIN.com, and more.

Flo Rida Is Living The Single Life

Flo Rida Is Living The Single Life

When it comes to scoring hits, Flo Rida has it down to a science. In the Aug. 25 issue, the rapper's latest single, "Whistle," ended the reign of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" atop the Billboard Hot 100, climbing 3-1. Its total digital sales stand at 1.9 million, according to Nielsen SoundScan.Though "Whistle" loses the No. 1 spot this week to Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back T
Go Inside Will.i.am's Out-of-This-World Song Premiere

Go Inside Will.i.am's Out-of-This-World Song Premiere

NASA's Curiosity rover wasn't the only presence on Mars this week. To premiere his latest single, "Reach for the Stars (Mars Edition)," Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am partnered with NASA to beam the orchestra-laced track to the rover while it traveled to the Red Planet.
Publishing Deal Helps Label Bring Aaliyah to a New Generation

Publishing Deal Helps Label Bring Aaliyah to a New Generation

In early August, a new Aaliyah track hit the Internet, setting off a whirlwind of speculation about a posthumous Aaliyah album. The song-"Enough Said," featuring Drake and produced by Noah "40" Shebib-is the result of more than a year of negotiations between Aaliyah's label, Blackground Records, and independent publisher Reservoir Media.

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