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Trouble, Atlanta Rapper, Dies at 34

Trouble, the Atlanta rapper who collaborated with Drake and The Weeknd, has died. He was 34. News of the rapper’s passing was confirmed in a social media post by Def Jam on Sunday. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones, and fans of Trouble,” the label wrote on Instagram. “A true voice […]

“Weird Al” Yankovic Reacts to ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Reference to Him

[This story contains spoilers from the fourth season of Netflix’s Stranger Things.] “Weird Al” Yankovic is getting some more love from Stranger Things. In the long-awaited fourth season of the Netflix sci-fi series, which debuted Friday, the legendary comedian is referenced during a cafeteria scene between high school pals Dustin Henderson and Mike Wheeler — played by Gaten […]

‘SNL’: Eminem Puts Pete Davidson in His Place During ‘Forgot About Dre’ Parody

Eminem is fed up with Pete Davidson‘s rap music video parodies. During the season 47 finale of Saturday Night Live on May 21, Marshall Mathers made another memorable cameo in a musical sketch paying tribute to longtime show producer Lorne Michaels. In the cut-for-time skit, titled “Forgot About Lorne,” Davidson raps about Lorne’s accomplishments over the beat from […]

Megan Thee Stallion Discusses Alleged Tory Lanez Shooting in First TV Interview: “I Was So Scared”

Megan Thee Stallion is sitting down for her first television interview about allegedly being shot by rapper Tory Lanez. In a preview clip of her emotional interview with CBS Mornings, which airs Monday, the Houston rapper recounts the July 2020 incident in which she claims Lanez shot her in the foot following a party in the Hollywood Hills. “It was […]

Harry Styles Welcomes Lizzo for Pair of Hits at Coachella Weekend 2

Harry Styles brought out special guest Lizzo during his headlining set at weekend two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday night. Toward the end of his high-energy main stage performance, the 28-year-old British pop star surprised festivalgoers by inviting the “Truth Hurts” singer onstage for a dazzling cover of Gloria Gaynor’s 1978 disco anthem “I […]

Barbara Morrison, Legendary L.A. Jazz and Blues Singer, Dies at 72

Barbara Morrison, a legendary singer in the Los Angeles jazz and blues music community, has died. She was 72. Morrison passed away on Wednesday, March 16, according to her brother Richard Morrison. A cause of death was not disclosed. “We are working on keeping the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center open to preserve my sister’s […]

Justin Bieber Tests Positive for COVID-19, Postpones Las Vegas Concert

Justin Bieber has tested positive for COVID-19, Billboard has confirmed with a representative for the singer. As a result, the 27-year-old pop star has postponed his concert at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena on Sunday. “Due to positive COVID results within the Justice Tour family, we will unfortunately have to postpone Sunday’s show in Las Vegas,” reads a […]

Kanye West Alleges Kim Kardashian Accused Him of “Putting a Hit Out on Her” Amid Public Feud

Kanye West is once again lashing out at his estranged wife Kim Kardashian amid a public feud about their daughter North’s presence on TikTok. The 44-year-old rapper and fashion mogul, who now goes by Ye, took to Instagram on Sunday to share screenshots of an alleged text message conversation with Kardashian’s unnamed cousin showing support over his displeasure […]

Drakeo the Ruler Dies at 28 After Fatal Stabbing at L.A. Concert

Los Angeles rapper Drakeo the Ruler has died after being stabbed multiple times at a Los Angeles festival, a representative for the artist confirmed to Billboard. He was 28. The up-and-coming South Central rapper, whose real name was Darrell Caldwell, was attacked at the Once Upon a Time in LA concert at Banc of California and Exposition Park […]

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Reflects on Cancer Battle in Uplifting Thanksgiving Message

Mark Hoppus has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. The Blink-182 singer and bassist, who announced in late September that he was “cancer free” after publicly disclosing his diagnosis in June, took to Instagram on Thursday to share an uplifting Thanksgiving message about the current state of his health. “I have so […]

Spotify Removes Default Shuffle Button From Albums as Adele Requests Songs Play in Intended Order

Adele has a simple request when it comes to her new album, 30: listen to the songs in the order she presents them. The British superstar’s wish was heard by Spotify when the music streaming giant agreed to remove its default shuffle feature, which plays album tracks in random order, from her latest LP. “This […]

Dead & Company Fan Falls to His Death During Concert at New York’s Citi Field

A fan attending the Dead & Company’s concert on Friday at New York’s Citi Field has died after falling from the stadium’s balcony. The concert-goer, described as a male in his mid-40s, reportedly fell from a second-floor staircase during intermission at around 9 p.m. at the Queens ballpark, which home to the New York Mets. […]