Bruno Mars Returns to Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart
Jan16

Bruno Mars Returns to Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart

Bruno Mars' 24K Magic has slid back into the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart f the strength his recently released remix "Finesse" featuring Cardi B. The album has its highest rank in eight months, with a 75 percent increase in sales. Billboard reports 24K Magic has not ranked this high since the April 22, 2017-dated list when it placed at No. 4; and has not been in the top 10 since Sept. 2, 2017, when it was No. 10....

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Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino 2018 Brit Awards Nominees
Jan14

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino 2018 Brit Awards Nominees

Chart-topping artists Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino are among the nominees for the 2018 Brit Awards. The rap trifecta are mostly nominated in one category — International Male Solo Artist. Elsewhere, Alicia Keys and Pink are mentioned in the International Female Solo Artist field. Pop sensations Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa lead in nominations for the annual awards show. Lipa scored five nods including best album along...

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Future, Young Thug Rocking Furs and Snakes in 'Mink Flow' Video
Jan13

Future, Young Thug Rocking Furs and Snakes in 'Mink Flow' Video

Future and Young Thug team up in their new video for “Mink Flow.” As the title suggests, the Atlanta rappers are rocking furs in their flossy visual. In the clip, Young Thug dons both a white fur coat and a red leather jacket while having various species snakes wrapped around his neck. Future, meanwhile, rocks a blue fur coat while spitting his luxury bars inside a mansion that features a sparkling diamond-encrusted chandelier. “Mink...

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Future and Young Thug Drop New Video 'All da Smoke'
Jan12

Future and Young Thug Drop New Video 'All da Smoke'

Future and Young Thug have released the new video "All da Smoke" from their Super Slimey project, released last October. The video features kids plotting on how to break free from Briarcliff Group Home in Atlanta. It starts f by showing the various issues the kids face—from fighting to the group home directors stealing money and plotting to keep the kids there so that the checks can continue rolling in. “I hate this...

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Hip-Hop and R&B Were the Most Dominant Genres in the U.S.
Jan05

Hip-Hop and R&B Were the Most Dominant Genres in the U.S.

Nielsen's 2017 year-end music report was released and as it turns out, hip-hop/R&B dominated (the two genres are counted as one by Nielsen). In fact, for the first time ever, hip-hop/R&B became the most dominant genre in the U.S. The genre hit the position in the July and held strong throughout the rest the year. Also, nine the top 10 most streamed artists were by hip-hop/R&B artists, including Lil Uzi Vert, Kendrick...

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