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Grime MC Stormzy Apologizes for Unearthed Homophobic Tweets: 'These Are Attitudes I've Left in the Past'

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English grime MC Stormzy has learned the hard way that words come back to bite. U.K.-based LGBTQ media outlet Pink News recently unearthed three-year-old tweets posted by the rapper using homophobic slurs in heated conversation.

Russell Simmons Pens Response to Sexual Assault Allegations

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Russell Simmons, a prolific music and TV producer and co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, was accused of sexual assault and harassment by model Keri...

Anitta Chooses Between Latin Songs 'Despacito,' 'Felices Los 4' & 'Mi Gente' in '1 Has 2 Go'

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In the latest installment of Billboard's "1 Has 2 Go" series, Anitta takes on the greatest challenge we have to offer: presenting...

Bryson Tiller Co-Signs YBN Nahmir's 'Rubbin' Off the Paint' With New Track 'Birmingham'

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YBN Nahmir might be experiencing some drama over his viral hit "Rubbin' Off the Paint," but he has the support of one of hip-hop's...

How Industry Efforts -- And Online Fan Armies -- Helped Fight Piracy of Taylor Swift's 'Reputation'

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The music industry has a new secret weapon when it comes to fighting piracy in the age of social media: fan armies.

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Dipset Reveals Plans for Reunion Documentary & EP

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If Dipset's recent performance for Spotify's Rap Caviar live showcase is any indication, the Harlem-bred collective is officially back and...

Google Updates Ad Policy to Weed Out Certain Secondary Ticket Sellers

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Searching for event tickets on the web will soon come with more safeguards against scammer resale sites. Google announced this week that, starting in...

Lil Peep Talks Favorite Rappers, Offers Words of Advice to Struggling Kids in Newly Released Interview

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Lil Peep, the flourishing emo rapper who died last week at age 21, had a lot to say in a short amount of time. In a posthumous interview with...

Claude VonStroke Drops Delightfully Deep Remix of Rodriguez Jr.'s 'An Evidence of Time': Exclusive

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Claude VonStroke has proven himself to be a highly versatile remixer. Over the years, he’s taken on everyone from London Grammar to The...

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NGHTMRE & Wiz Khalifa Hopped on PnB Rock's Dancehall-Tinged R&B Jam 'TTM': Listen

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Life is but a dream and love is what you make it, or is it the other way around? The whole world seems like fantasy when you press play on PnB Rock...

The Diplomats Reunite to Takeover NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom for Spotify's Rap Caviar Live Showcase

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On Tuesday (Nov. 21), The Diplomats reunited to perform at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom with A$AP Mob.

Taylor Swift Schools the Music Industry Once Again, While Streaming Services Wring Their Hands

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Every time Taylor Swift releases an album, she decides how to make it available -- and streaming service executives decide she's completely wrong.

Fabolous & Jadakiss Share Star-Studded Tracklist & Release Date for 'Friday on Elm Street'

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Fabolous and Jadakiss have finally shared a release date for "Friday on Elm Street" and revealed the star-studded guest lineup for the project.

Busta Rhymes Gushes Over Janet Jackson After Seeing Her Live for the First Time

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Busta Rhymes and Janet Jackson have known each other for decades -- but Busta only managed to see the “That’s the Way Love Goes”...

Destructo Is Out to Melt Heads With Trippy 'Bassface' Video: Watch

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This is a return to classic house values, well-suited for late-night warehouse parties and sweaty basement bashes. It's got a bangin' beat and bossy swagger, plus the video is mad trippy.

While Nashville Clams Up About Sexual Misconduct After Webster Scandal, Dolly Parton's Sister Stella Defies 'Gag Order'

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When Nashville publicist Kirt Webster -- whose roster has included Dolly Parton and other Country Music Hall of Famers -- denied accusations of sexual misconduct made by a former singer-client on Facebook last month, the news rocked the…

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Relive Producer Ken Ehrlich's 5 Favorite Grammy Performances From CBS 'Grammys' Greatest Stories' Special

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Ken Ehrlich took a few minutes out of planning the 2018 edition of the Grammys— the nominees will be announced Nov. 28—to pick five of his favorite moments featured in CBS's "Grammys' Greatest Moments"

Randy Travis & His Wife Mary Talk About His Hard-Fought Recovery and What's Next

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August 31, 1985: If you looked at the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart that week, you would see the first appearance of the name Randy Travis with "On The Other Hand."

Mura Masa, Jadu Heart Turn Up the Heat on Love-Weary, Sensual Lounge Groove 'U Never Call Me': Listen

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It's been four months since Mura Masa dropped his self-titled debut LP, and chances are you're still rockin' to "Nuggets"...

Thanksgiving Songs: Music About Food, Giving Thanks, and the Holiday

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Songs for Thanksgiving fall into three different categories. First, there are songs recorded explicitly for the holiday. However, there are a lot...

Potrugal. The Man Frontman John Gourley Explains Casual AMAs Outfits: 'We Have to Be Us'

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Most of the band showed up to the 2017 AMAs red carpet in laid back jackets and sneakers, later taking the stage for a performance of "Feel It Still" without changing much with their appearance.

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Frank Ocean Graces Cover of 032c's 'BERLIN KIDZ' Winter Issue

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Winter is coming, but apparently Frank Ocean didn’t get the memo, as he looks ready for a summer barbecue on the cover of Berlin-based culture magazine 032c’s new winter issue.

Resident Advisor Ends Decade-Spanning Top DJ Poll

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"The DJ list was overwhelmingly dominated by men, mostly from the US and Europe, while the live act list didn't feature a single woman," RA says. "These lists didn't represent the reality of electronic music in 2016."

London Police Investigating Second Kevin Spacey Claim

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The allegation was made just one day after the Old Vic theater's investigation, which found 20 complaints of inappropriate behavior by its former artistic director.

All About That Baste: Recipe for a Thanksgiving Soundtrack

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We trust that, at this point, you've planned the details of cooking your Thanksgiving dinner. (Or, perhaps smarter, that you've secured...

5 Reasons Why Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Was Named One of TIME's Best Inventions of 2017

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Adding to its growing list of accolades, 'TIME' has named Fenty Beauty one of the 25 best inventions of 2017.

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CLOCKWORKDJ Finds a New Groove With Mac Miller's Help on 'DANCE': Exclusive

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Mac Miller's longtime touring deejay CLOCKWORKDJ is taking over the bars on his Miller-produced track 'DANCE.'

Rising MC Lud Foe Unleashes His Gritty New Video 'Side': Premiere

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Chicago's rising upstart, Lud Foe, premieres his new video "Side" on Billboard.

Dream Singer Accuses Nick Carter of Rape, Backstreet Boy Issues Denial

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Nick Carter of the star pop group Backstreet Boys has been accused of rape, by Melissa Schuman of former teen-pop group Dream. Schuman alleges in a...