Lauryn Hill Spits Fiery Freestyle Over Drake's 'Nice for What'
May02

Lauryn Hill Spits Fiery Freestyle Over Drake's 'Nice for What'

Drake is currently making noise with his No. 1 single, “Nice for What,” which samples Lauryn Hill’s classic song, “Ex-Factor.” Recently, L-Boogie gave a hat-tip to Drizzy by performing her version of “Nice for What” for concertgoers. During her concert performance at the Apollo Theater in New York on Tuesday (May 1), Hill stop in the middle of her original song “Ex-Factor”...

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James Comey Once Sang Beyoncé's 'Sandcastles' in FBI Briefing
May02

James Comey Once Sang Beyoncé's 'Sandcastles' in FBI Briefing

Everybody loves Beyoncé. But who knew that she had a fan in the Federal Bureau of Investigation? Apparently, former FBI director James Comey is a fan of the R&B powerhouse. According to PBS, Comey brought up Queen Bey’s name during an FBI briefing he once received on a counterintelligence case called “Sandcastles.” “They always have weird code names,” he reportedly said. “It was...

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Diddy to Honor Mom Janice Combs During VH1’s ‘Dear Mama’ Special
May02

Diddy to Honor Mom Janice Combs During VH1’s ‘Dear Mama’ Special

Mother's Day is just two short weeks away, and Diddy is celebrating his mom in a big way. Diddy is known for his extravagant events and celebrations, so there's no reason why Mother's Day would be different. VH1 reports that the hip-hop mogul will honor his mother, Janice Combs during the network's annual Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms program. Mama Combs has always worked several jobs to provide for Diddy...

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Billboard Adjusts How Streams are Viewed on Albums & Songs Charts
May02

Billboard Adjusts How Streams are Viewed on Albums & Songs Charts

Hate or love it, we are now in the age where streaming music reigns supreme. While much of it is confusing, Billboard has been working hard to accurately tabulate streams with their new methodology of reporting. On Wednesday (May 2), Billboard announced that they will adjust the way they view streams for their music charts. Currently, the tabulated results count the types of streaming plays for the Billboard Hot 100 songs...

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Raphael Saadiq Embarking on Headlining Tour This Summer
May02

Raphael Saadiq Embarking on Headlining Tour This Summer

Singer Raphael Saadiq is hitting the road this summer for his first headlining tour in several years. The former Tony! Toni! Toné! member is launching his seven-date trek in July. The tour will kick off on July 20 at the historic concert hall First Avenue in Minneapolis and includes stops in Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, New York and Boston. The jaunt wraps up on July 27 at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C....

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