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  • French Montana Working With Kanye, Macklemore and Rick Ross

    French Montana Working With Kanye, Macklemore and Rick Ross | ARTICLE

    Although his 2013 debut LP Excuse My French is barely eight months old, French Montana is hard at work on his new album, Mac & Cheese 4. The New York City-based rapper promises that it

    January 8, 2014 5:00 PM ET
  • David Guetta Partners With the United Nations

    David Guetta Partners With the United Nations | ARTICLE

    David Guetta is turning to Twitter for a good cause. The international DJ/producer has partnered with the United Nations for "The World Needs More. . ." campaign to help raise money for humanitarian needs around the world....

    November 22, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Avril Lavigne on Growing Up and Staying Young

    Avril Lavigne on Growing Up and Staying Young | ARTICLE

    Avril Lavigne's spunky charm and free spirit have made her pop music's bratty boy-basher for over a decade. Her 2002 debut, Let Go, catapulted the Canadian native as the good-girl-gone-punk with teen girl anthems like...

    November 15, 2013 1:35 PM ET
  • Naughty Boy Outlines His Plan for Success

    Naughty Boy Outlines His Plan for Success | ARTICLE

    British producer Naughty Boy (born Shahid Khan) only discovered his passion for music as a viable profession a few years ago. After a string of dead-end jobs, from selling Victorian dolls to delivering Domino's Pizza (more than...

    November 12, 2013 12:55 PM ET
  • Lady Gaga Reveals 'Artpop' App Details in 'Town Hall' Q&A

    Lady Gaga Reveals 'Artpop' App Details in 'Town Hall' Q&A | ARTICLE

    Lady Gaga sat down for an in-studio Q&A on Friday as part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series. The superstar fielded questions by the station’s Hits 1 Morning Mash Up crew and select fans about life,...

    November 9, 2013 12:54 PM ET
  • Austin Mahone Recovers After Blood Clot in Throat

    Austin Mahone Recovers After Blood Clot in Throat | ARTICLE

    Austin Mahone sent his millions of Twitter fans into a tizzy when he told them of a blood clot in his throat a few weeks ago, postponing his MTV Artist to Watch Tour. "I've never felt so...

    November 4, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • Q&A: Sara Bareilles on Overcoming Her Fear of Playing Solo

    Q&A: Sara Bareilles on Overcoming Her Fear of Playing Solo | ARTICLE

    This past July, Sara Bareilles released her fourth album, The Blessed Unrest. But months before, she embarked on "The Brave Enough Tour," an intimate, stripped-down run that found her playing just by herself. The shows sold...

    October 22, 2013 3:50 PM ET
  • The Five Craziest Moments From TLC's 'CrazySexyCool' Biopic

    The Five Craziest Moments From TLC's 'CrazySexyCool' Biopic | ARTICLE

    Though TLC reached dizzying heights of success, the R&B trio was as beleaguered as it was beloved, a story told in the new VH1 biopic CrazySexyCool. Executive produced by surviving members Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda...

    October 22, 2013 10:15 AM ET
  • Q&A With TLC: Their Future, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga's Tribute

    Q&A With TLC: Their Future, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga's Tribute | ARTICLE

    Next year will mark the 20th anniversary of TLC's landmark album CrazySexyCool, and tonight on VH1, Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas reveal what really happened behind the music in CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. You'll hear...

    October 21, 2013 11:55 AM ET
  • Ice-T on Going Straight: 'I'm So Happy I'm Not in That Life'

    Ice-T on Going Straight: 'I'm So Happy I'm Not in That Life' | ARTICLE

    When Seymour Stein was honored with the inaugural CBGB Icon Award this year, it was only right for Ice-T to pay respect. The rapper explained, in a recent press conference for the second annual CBGB Music...

    October 18, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Kendrick Steals the Show at the BET Awards

    Kendrick Steals the Show at the BET Awards | VIDEO

    When video began circulating of Kendrick Lamar's performance at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards a few weeks ago, it was clear that the rapper would not be mincing words. In last night's telecast, Kendrick went straight for the jugular...

    October 16, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • Jay Z’s 'Made in America' Celebrates the American Dream

    Jay Z’s 'Made in America' Celebrates the American Dream | ARTICLE

    "From Marcy to Madison Square," Jay Z is the paragon of hip-hop’s American Dream. If he can make it, so can you. That feel-good, bootstrapping mentality forms the core of Jay Z Made in America, the...

    October 12, 2013 4:59 PM ET
  • Girl Talk Debuts New Song with Freeway

    Girl Talk Debuts New Song with Freeway | ARTICLE

    Girl Talk is no stranger to blurring genre lines. During a secret, sold-out show at NYC’s Brooklyn Bowl this morning, the mash-up maestro announced that he’s preparing to release a new joint EP with rapper Freeway called...

    October 6, 2013 12:43 PM ET
  • Danny Brown on 'Old,' Insomnia and Miley Hate

    Danny Brown on 'Old,' Insomnia and Miley Hate | ARTICLE

    Dusk fades away as New York City's grand skyline comes into view, but Danny Brown is too busy managing his vices to notice. Sitting on the rooftop of Spotify's offices in Chelsea, the rapper is playing a...

    October 2, 2013 3:00 PM ET
  • Drake Aspires to Surpass Kanye

    Drake Aspires to Surpass Kanye | ARTICLE

    With his new album Nothing Was the Same out tomorrow, Drake is looking more towards Kanye and less towards Kendrick Lamar. Last night, the Canadian rapper said he has all but forgotten about Kendrick's diss against...

    September 23, 2013 12:25 PM ET
  • Kanye West Surprises at Pusha T Party, Rants Against Corporations

    Kanye West Surprises at Pusha T Party, Rants Against Corporations | ARTICLE

    Last night, Kanye West made a cameo appearance at New York City's Industria Superstudio to preview My Name is My Name, the forthcoming Pusha T album. West serves as the album's executive producer and creative driver and  at...

    September 12, 2013 10:45 AM ET
  • Q&A: Ariana Grande on 'Yours Truly' and Judging Miley Cyrus

    Q&A: Ariana Grande on 'Yours Truly' and Judging Miley Cyrus | ARTICLE

    Ariana Grande's debut album Yours Truly is the number one album in the country, spearheaded by the infectious single "The Way" with Mac Miller. Under the guidance of producer Babyface, the 12-song set harkens back to the playful,...

    September 11, 2013 1:45 PM ET
  • Drake Heads All-Star Lineup at OVO Fest

    Drake Heads All-Star Lineup at OVO Fest | ARTICLE

    Every year, Drake's October's Very Own (OVO) Festival serves both as an annual morale booster for Toronto and as a conduit for the rapper to bring out a coterie of famous friends to his hometown. Even with...

    August 6, 2013 9:50 AM ET
  • Q&A: Kelly Rowland on Getting 'Stripped Away and Naked,' Bringing Back Destiny's Child

    Q&A: Kelly Rowland on Getting 'Stripped Away and Naked,' Bringing Back Destiny's Child | ARTICLE

    Kelly Rowland kicked off the year with a bang, from Destiny's Child's surprise Super Bowl reunion to her jaw-dropping Grammy dress, which upstaged even Jennifer Lopez's leg. Now the 32-year-old singer is putting the finishing...

    March 4, 2013 12:10 PM ET
  • The Weeknd Previews Three-Disc Debut, 'Trilogy'

    The Weeknd Previews Three-Disc Debut, 'Trilogy' | ARTICLE

    The Weeknd continues to master the art of anticipation. After recently trading in indie acclaim for a rumored multi-million dollar deal with Universal Republic Records, singer Abel Tesfaye is preparing to release his debut album, Trilogy, on...

    October 25, 2012 11:50 AM ET
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