Music

  • Diddy Gives Howard University Commencement Speech (Video)

    Diddy Gives Howard University Commencement Speech (Video)

    One of the perks of being a celebrity is that universities and colleges will rush to give you honorary degrees just for being you—even if you dropped out from their very same educational programs decades earlier. Such was the case with Sean “Diddy” Combs, who was invited to receive an honorary doctorate and give a […]

  • Eminem Releases Mother’s Day “Headlights” Music Video by Spike Lee

    Eminem Releases Mother’s Day “Headlights” Music Video by Spike Lee

    Fans of Eminem (and even non-fans of Eminem) probably know that the guy wasn’t exactly going all out for Mother’s Day throughout his life. But he’s apparently ready to make amends, as the song “Headlights” off of The Marshall Mathers LP 2 demonstrates. The song features Eminem apologizing to his mom about, among other things, […]

  • ‘Xscape’: New Michael Jackson Album Set for Summer Release

    ‘Xscape’: New Michael Jackson Album Set for Summer Release

    You could be forgiven for thinking that news of a new Michael Jackson album on April Fool’s Day is some kind of prank, given that the departed King of Pop has been dead for almost five years now. But it’s not, and Xscape is really hitting the public on May 13th, 2014. Xscape will be […]

  • Wu-Tang Clan Releasing Just One Copy of Secret Album

    Wu-Tang Clan Releasing Just One Copy of Secret Album

    The Wu-Tang Clan, like all of us, exist in a world in which the commercial value of music continues to plummet, as many people consider the act of paying for music at all to be a pointless exercise in money-wasting. But unlike the rest of us, the Wu-Tang Clan actually has a way to strike […]

  • The Top 40 Money Making Musicians of the Past Year

    The Top 40 Money Making Musicians of the Past Year

    Tax day is coming up in just a few weeks, which means it’s time to take stock of your financial earnings of the last year, if you haven’t already. As for these 40 artists in the music industry, though, Billboard magazine did all their work for them, releasing their annual 2014 Top Money Makers list. […]

  • Kylie Minogue Releases New “Sexercise” Video

    Kylie Minogue Releases New “Sexercise” Video

    Here’s an official proclamation: Kylie Minogue has still got it. That’s based on her latest video, for the track “Sexercise,” which is all about … well, I imagine you already know what a Kylie Minogue “Sexercise” video would be about. It may not be surprising, but as I watched the video, I realized that sometimes […]

  • “Picasso Biggie” Jay Z + Notorious BIG Mash-Up by !llmind (Audio)

    “Picasso Biggie” Jay Z + Notorious BIG Mash-Up by !llmind (Audio)

    Mash-up fans (and fans of good music in general) will be interested in a new joint by !llmind, who had the inspiration to take Timbaland‘s “Picasso Baby” beat for Jay Z and stick it behind Biggie’s “Sky’s the Limit” verses. And, like most of the great mash-ups throughout history, it has a great name that […]

  • Daft Punk x Jay Z: “Computerized” (Audio)

    Daft Punk x Jay Z: “Computerized” (Audio)

    Hot off of winning a Grammy for their album Random Access Memories, electronic music duo Daft Punk is now releasing a track they cut in collaboration with Jay Z called “Computerized.” Interestingly, “Computerized” was in the running for inclusion on Random Access Memories, as well as Jay Z’s last album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, but didn’t make […]

  • Kanye West and Jay Z Performing at SXSW

    Kanye West and Jay Z Performing at SXSW

    Another piece of exciting news about South by Southwest: hip-hop’s royal duo Kanye West and Jay Z are putting on a one-night-only show on March 12th, for an event sponsored by Samsung. Samsung’s involvement in Kanye West and Jay Z’s South by Southwest show was to distribute wristbands to any Samsung Galaxy device owner who showed […]

  • A$AP Ferg, “Let It Go”: Video Released

    A$AP Ferg, “Let It Go”: Video Released

    Rapper A$AP Ferg’s first EP Trap Lord has produced another music video, this one for the track “Let It Go.” It’s part of that current trend of intentionally cheap-looking music videos, with an added bit of entertainment value due to the fact that it casts Ferg as a cyborg blowing up ninjas and other adversaries. […]