10 Hip-Hop Songs That Sampled Aretha Franklin

On early Thursday morning (Aug. 16), Aretha Franklin's publicist confirmed that the Queen Soul passed away at her home in Detroit "advanced pancreatic cancer." She was 76.  Franklin's spellbinding classics like "Respect" and "Chain Fools" proved to

Young Nudy Talks 'Slimeball 3,' Working with Pi'erre Bourne & Bond With 21 Savage: 'We're Batman and Superman'

In less than two years, Young Nudy has seen his career grow from an Atlanta street rapper to one the hottest rising stars in the city. The Zone 6 spitter first caught people’s attention in 2015 after

A Look Back at BIGBANG's 'Haru Haru' 10 Years Later

It’s hard to imagine what the music world would look like today if BIGBANG hadn’t seen major success in 2008 with their song “Haru Haru (Day By Day)” and its now-iconic music video. Released on Aug. 8,

From Future to Drake, Here's a Look Back at DJ Khaled's Most Frequent Star Collaborators

DJ Khaled has evolved into one the premier hitmakers in hip-hop, with a catalog hits spanning more than a decade. Throughout that time period, the We the Best CEO has nurtured relationships with some the most talented artists in

DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Teyana Taylor & More Name Their Favorite JAY-Z & Beyoncé Collaboration of All-Time

In the eyes ardent hip-hop lovers, JAY-Z and Beyoncé are relationship goals personified. Though the swaggering twosome are always dripping in finesse, over the last 15-plus years, love has been the anchor that has kept their relationship

Pop Shop Podcast: Niall Horan on New Song 'Finally Free,' 'Disappearing' After Tour to Work on Next Album & 8 Years of One Direction

Welcome to the new episode the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, your one-stop shop for all things pop on Billboard's weekly charts. In addition, you can always count on a lively discussion about the latest pop news, fun

Watch Ty Dolla $ign & Jeremih Enjoy a Fun Summer Party in 'The Light' Video

With buzz surrounding their joint collaboration project MihTy, Ty Dolla $ign and Jeremih have liberated the visual for their sultry single “The Light.”  Today (July 11), the R&B duo deliver a fun and lighthearted video, which finds both stars enjoying

Born Dirty & Anna Lunoe Make Quirky Cool on 'Badass': Exclusive

When you're feeling yourself, everything seems to go right. Your new clothes fit like gloves, you're hitting all the green lights on the way to the club, and when you get there, the bouncer lets you skip

21 Savage Says Drake Deserves More Credit For Helping New Artists: 'I Don't Think He Gets His Respect for That'

The rapper also reveals that Drizzy is the ‘only one’ that bought him a present for his birthday. After stringing together a multitude  bangers including “X,” “Bank Account” and “No Heart” at the early points his career, 21

Slayer Close Out First Leg of Farewell Tour with Blistering, Career-Spanning Austin Performance

Tom Araya can still scream longer and harder than anybody else.  Slayer’s grizzled lead vocalist and bassist asserted his laryngeal dominance over some 14,000 fans at the Austin360 Amphitheater on Wednesday night (June 20), the final stop