JAY-Z to Appear on the Premiere of CNN's 'The Van Jones Show'

Political analyst and activist Van Jones will premiere his brand new eponymous talk show on CNN on Jan. 27. For the episode, he’s invited JAY-Z to be his guest. The Roc Nation mogul will discuss his Grammy-nominated album 4:44 and some the topical issues he explored on the project, including …

Claptone is Cooking Up a Fresh Show For One Mix on Beats 1

Beats 1’s weekly radio show, One Mix, has made a name for itself consistently hosting talented artists from all across the electronic music spectrum.  To send f 2017, it featured a 24 hour mix session with some the year’s best selections, hosted by Anna Lunoe and Jamie Jones. One Mix …

Jeezy Cashes In! Tequila Avion Gets Acquired by Pernod Ricard!

Just in! It looks like rapper, Jeezy, is cashing in on a multi-billion dollar deal. It’s been confirmed that Tequila Avion – a liquor brand that Jeezy became involved with in 2013 – has been acquired by multi-billion dollar global spirits brand, Pernod Ricard! Even after the acquisition, Jeezy will …

The Rap Map: Meet 5 Talented Artists From Houston

Over the past seven months, our Rap Map series has ventured across six different U.S. cities, highlighting a handful promising artists in each market. As your faithful rap cartographer, I can write with confidence that Houston’s rap scene is unlike any other. You see, by the mid-2000s, Houston hip-hop was …

Check Out Dave East's New 'P2' Mixtape [STREAM]

Dave East is back and he’s ready to make 2018 his year to shine. The Harlem, N.Y.-based rhymer just dropped his mixtape, P2, which is a follow-up to his previous effort, Paranoia: A True Story. The 15-song collection features a star-studded guest list that includes T.I. (“Annoying”), Lloyd Banks (“Violent”), …

Quavo Drops 'Culture National Anthem' Teaser on Twitter

Quavo has shared a snippet what is assumedly his version the national anthem. The rapper answered a petition that circulated last year during the height the anthem protests led by Colin Kaepernick. Fans asked him to record a verse to add to "The Star Spangled Banner"— the petition garnered over 9,000 signatures. At …

Songwriters are Urging Congress to Pass the Music Modernization Act

The laws that govern music are outdated–nearly 100-years-old. 100 years ago, Spotify, SoundCloud, Apple Music, and other music streaming technologies did not exist. Why are laws that are so archaic, outdated, and inadequate to modern music still in effect? The negligence to update these laws has caused incomparable headaches and barriers for songwriters …

Kayzo Launches GoFundMe After Close Fan's Sister Passes Away

Zach, a big fan Kayzo‘s, recently lost his sister, the fan tweeted. And in order to provide her with a proper burial, he’s selling his rare signed Kayzo t-shirt.  Kayzo saw the tweet and immediately sprung into action, launching a GoFundMe for Zach’s sister. He told Zach to keep his shirt …

Marshmello Removes Helmet to Reveal Will Ferrell in San Francisco

Whether you like him or not, you have to admit that Marshmello has made a gold mine out a gimmick. The bucket-headed producer has captured the attention fans with his sugary sweet productions and his monster collabs with some music’s hottest pop stars including Khalid, Selena Gomez, and a recently …