SPECIAL Releases Brilliantly Compelling Single – “Red Bikini”

Musician and activist SPECIAL crafted an ode to femininity, a beautiful single titled “Red Bikini”. The result is a free-spirited and joyful record, infused with summer vibes and full of affirmations you can repeat in the mirror.

Rap-a-Lot Founder J. Prince Remembers Bushwick Bill: ‘He Was Almost Like a Bible Scholar’

On Sunday (June 9), Houston rap staple, Geto Boys, lost one of its founding members in Bushwick Bill to pancreatic cancer. He was 52. Rocked by the devastating loss, a slew of stars such as Juicy J,

‘Stairway to Heaven’ Dispute Gets Replay in Appeals Court

Led Zeppelin's lawyers will have an encore performance before a federal appeals court in an effort to avoid a second trial over whether the classic rock group copied the iconic intro of "Stairway to Heaven" — and the

Chris Brown Announces IndiGOAT Tour With Ty Dolla $ign, Tory Lanez & Joyner Lucas

Chris Brown is hitting the road this summer. He officially announced the IndiGOAT Tour on Monday (June 10), with Ty Dolla $ign, Tory Lanez, Joyner Lucas, and Yella Beezy supporting him on his North American trek.  Pre-sale tickets start start on Wednesday

Bushwick Bill’s Verse on Geto Boys’ ‘Mind Playing Tricks on Me’ Is One of Hip-Hop’s All-Time Greatest

Like few other songs of the past 40 years, "Mind Playing Tricks on Me" stands alone in hip-hop history. The Geto Boys' signature single, a Hot 100 top 40 hit from an era when gangsta rap virtually

Black Music Innovators: BJ The Chicago Kid’s Playlist Reflects His Love For Soul

As part of Billboard’s Black Music Month celebration, we've asked Black artists spanning all genres to compile their own unique playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account. Each song they've chose reflects their admiration for fellow artists —

Jennifer Lopez Kicks Off Tour With Sparkling Spectacle of Designer Looks & 1 Million Crystals

Kicking off her It's My Party tour this weekend, the pop diva treated fans to a spectacle full of sparkling designer looks that were the vision of star-loved stylist Rob Zangardi. "J.Lo really understands the impact of

5 Unforgettable Moments From CMA Fest 2019 Night 4: Keith Urban Shines, Chris Janson Rocks & More

CMA Fest 2019 closed Sunday evening with a stacked lineup of country music’s most engaging headliners at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. The Country Music Association’s reigning entertainer of the year, Keith Urban, won over the audience with a

Limp Bizkit, Snoop Dogg, The Lumineers, 311 & More Bring KROQ Weenie Roast to the Beach for the First Time

When the lineup for the 27th annual KROQ Weenie Roast was originally announced last month it was the usual reflection of the current alternative scene, with The Lumineers, currently riding high on the Billboard charts with "Gloria,"

YG and DaBaby Make Sure You ‘Stop Snitchin’ in New Remix Watch

On the heels of his 4Real 4Real album, YG returned on Sunday (June 9) with a menacing visual to his "Stop Snitchin" remix, which is fittingly assisted by one of hip-hop's most refreshing personalities in DaBaby. The clip