Bad Brains’ ‘Black Dots’ Vinyl Pressing Reminds of a Hardcore Punk Classic That Wasn’t

When it comes to hardcore punk, it’s hard to think of a more revered band than Washington, D.C., quartet Bad Brains. Over the decades, celebrated artists have waxed rhapsodic about the band’s life-altering impact on their respective

From His Room to the World, Danny Ocean Breaks Down His Debut Album ’54+1′ Track-by-Track: Exclusive

Danny Ocean’s favorite way to create music is in small places with his speakers and keyboards, not in a recording studio with all the high-end recording equipment and digital gadgets. In fact, his best songs were all mostly

Maggie Lindemann Wonders Where All Her Friends Went On Ska-Tinged Track: Listen

Singer Maggie Lindemann has made a name for herself as a pop singer over the last few years, but on her latest track, she brings a funky new vibe, trying out a different sound. Lindemann's “Friends Go,” out Friday (March 22),

Shutups Make Discontentment Trippy With ‘Yellowjacket’ Premiere

It's safe to say Shutups' Hadley Davis was a bit pent-up while writing songs for the Oakland, Calif., indie punk duo's first full-length album Every Day I'm Less Zen, whose video for the track "Yellowjacket" is premiering exclusively

Adrien Broner Hit With Restraining Order Over Homophobic Threats

Adrien Broner has been hit with a restraining order as a result of the threats he made against social media star Andrew C. Caldwell. Broner posted a video earlier this week in which he described how he

HipHopMagz Dance Chart Upstarts: Nora En Pure, Todd Edwards & peekaboo

Each week, Billboard Dance looks at songs & albums rising on Billboard’s dance charts. Nora En Pure feat. Ashibah, "We Found Love" South Africa-born, Switzerland-raised DJ/producer Nora En Pure (real name: Daniela Di Lillo) makes her first

Will Smith’s Movie Bangers: Remember When "Men In Black" Beat Biggie At The Grammys?

While many rappers have developed into commendable actors, few can boast something near the cinematic profession of Will Smith. With twenty-seven movies below his title, 9 albums (4 solo, 5 with DJ Jazzy Jeff), two Academy Award

Watch New Found Glory’s Circus-Themed Video for ‘This Is Me’ From ‘The Greatest Showman’

New Found Glory debuted the video for his or her new cowl of The Greatest Showman’s “This Is Me” on Tuesday (March 19). The circus-themed clip options frontman Jordan Pundik working round a suburban city wearing a

R.I.P. Andre Williams: 10 Essential Tracks From the Soul Great

Andre Williams spent half a century deconstructing American music — and to listen to him inform it, fame was the very last thing on his thoughts. “I’ve lived like a king, and I’ve lived like a bum,

Aaron Carpenter Signs to Capitol Records: Exclusive

Louisiana native Aaron Carpenter has signed to Capitol Records, Billboard has realized. The 20-year-old singer-songwriter, who’s now based mostly in L.A., says that signing to the label is a “dream come true.” “When I moved from Louisiana to L.A., I handed