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21 Savage Has A Foolproof Plan To Exterminate All Rats

Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage is not enthused with all the rodents crawling around his neighbourhood. It feels like, these days, ratting out your homeboys isn’t enough to get you cancelled. Especially after Tekashi 6ix9ine, everyone’s favourite little snitch, inked

EG Vines Goes Door-to-Door With a Mystery Cure in Eerie ‘The Salesman’ Watch

Eric "EG" Vines is happy to adopt the sleazy look of "The Salesman" in the video for the mournful song, premiering exclusively on Billboard today (Oct. 11) and featured on his upcoming debut solo album Family Business. But the look doesn't

Ray J Apologizes To Marques Houston Over Decade-Long Beef On "Love & Hip Hop"

When there’s a beef between artists, the public often watches it unfold in real-time. Diss tracks are dropped, insults are traded, and sometimes threats are even made. Yet, Ray J and Marques Houston somehow carried on their

Sam Hunt Is Back With Infectious New Song ‘Kinfolks’: Listen

Sam Hunt dropped his first new single in nearly 18 months with the infectious jam “Kinfolks” on Thursday (Oct. 10). A song that recalls the pop-country production of his previous 34-week No. 1 hit “Body Like a

Malin Pettersen Embraces a Stripped-Down Approach On ‘Alonesome’: Exclusive

Norwegian singer-songwriter Malin Pettersen's new EP Alonesome, out Oct. 11 and premiering exclusively on Billboard one day early today (Oct. 10), is a preview before the full album is released next year. A gentle collection featuring Pettersen solo,

Lana Del Rey Assembles a Future Folk Crew For a Cover Of Joni Mitchell’s ‘For Free’

Lana Del Rey posted an Insta video on Wednesday (Oct. 9) in which she covers Joni Mitchell's "For Free," a track from the folk icon's 1970 album Ladies of the Canyon LP with help from Weyes Blood (Natalie Mering) and Zella

Brittany Howard Earns First Solo No. 1 Song With ‘Stay High’

She rules Adult Alternative Songs seven years after leading with Alabama Shakes. More than seven years after ruling Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart as part of Alabama Shakes, Brittany Howard scores her first solo No. 1

Whoa, New Sam Hunt Music Is Coming This Week

The wait for new music from Sam Hunt is finally over. The country singer-songwriter will drop his new single “Kinfolks” on Thursday (Oct. 9) at 5 p.m. ET. Hunt has hinted about the new song through several

Sheryl Crow Talks All-Star ‘Threads’ Project & How Her Johnny Cash Duet Changed the Way She’ll Release Music

“Music really is the thread sometimes… to all of your experiences throughout your life,” Crow tells the Pop Shop Podcast about the power of music and her new album “Threads.” Sheryl Crow’s new all-star collaborations album Threads

A3C’s Mike Walbert Explains How The ATL Conference Remains Innovative

In the past decade, we’ve seen Atlanta rise from a trendy epicenter of hip-hop’s biggest stars to a bonafide hub for music entrepreneurship and industry innovation. Powerhouses such as Quality Control have laid the blueprint for indie labels eyeing mainstream