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Sean Paul received a plaque from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling over 26 million records. The “Cheap Thrills” deejay is one of the most commercially successful artists in dancehall history and last month he again reminded his comrades at home in Jamaica and his fans globally why he will go down in […]

Cardi B becomes the first female rapper to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart without the assistance of any other credited artists in nearly 19 years, as her debut hit “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” rises from No. 2 to No. 1 on the latest chart (dated Oct. 7). That’s right: The summer hit “Bodak Yellow” is […]

Things keep getting better for Adam ‘King Bubba’ Elias. Just before the multi-talented Barbadian entertainer ‘Mashup[ed]’ the stage at the 50th Anniversary of Brass Fest in New York over the weekend, he was given an extra reason to have an epic performance. That’s because he was awarded a Certificate of Achievement by the New York Senator Jesse Hamilton before his […]

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards are officially wrapped. The star-studded lineup made for some epic moments in the performance category alone, but with Katy Perry spearheading things and touching moments throughout the entire broadcast — how cute is P!nk’s daughter?! — Sunday (Aug. 27) was an all-around great night of entertainment. Courtesy: Billboard.com

  “POWER ratings up another 10 percent for episode 408. They glad I leaked the s— now.”   On Sunday mornings at 12:01 (depending on how your cable is set up) fans of the Starz scripted drama Powercan’t wait to see what show creator and show runner Courtney A. Kemp and the rest of the Power writers come up with. […]

A good night turned bad quickly for Meek Mill on Thursday (Aug. 17) when the “What You Need’ rapper went from performing on The Tonight Show to getting arrested for reckless endangerment. The arrest was in connection with an incident on Wednesday night (Aug. 16) in which Mill allegedly rode his dirt bike on the streets of Manhattan and popped wheelies […]

“He knows he crossed the line,” Hov said. “We’ve never let this much space go between one of our disagreements, and we’ve had many.”   JAY-Z‘s 4:44, is so much more than just another rap album. The 10-track, 36-minute effort finds the rapper baring his soul, letting listeners into the world he’s concealed for so long. […]

Rapper Mystikal turned himself in and was arrested and charged with rape by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Department Monday (Aug. 21), the department confirmed to Billboard. The rapper and New Orleans native, whose real name is Michael Lawrence Tyler, was charged with raping a woman in Shreveport, Louisiana on October 22, 2016, according to KSLA. […]


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