Apple Music, Spotify, and Tidal are among the streaming services welcoming ‘Care Package’ –  the latest delivery from serial hitmaker Drake.

Announced just hours before its arrival, the project – a sonic collage of his music from 2010-2016 that was previously unavailable on streaming outlets – is seventeen songs long and features some fan favorites, unheard music, and much more.

Get into it inside:


Jay-Z is making history!

Fantastic news for a game-changing musician below…


Lana Del Rey announced sixth album ‘Norman F**king Rockwell’ almost a year ago and then went radio silent.

However, with yesterday’s cover, tracklist, and release date reveal, it appears the hypnotic songstress is firing from all cylinders as the LP’s August 30th arrival draws near.

Moments ago, she unleashed an official album trailer.

Want to taste her next musical meal ahead of its release? Check out the sneak peek below…


The reputable website Love B Scott has gotten its hands on a powerfully positive letter penned by Nene Leakes.

Its intended recipient? Her old friend, fellow entrepreneur Cynthia Bailey.

Read it below…


Jidenna is wasting no time igniting the campaign for sophomore album ’85 To Africa.’

Fresh from announcing the narrative-driven set (due August 23rd), the star has unwrapped the video for ‘Tribe’ – one of two songs released in support of the LP.

In the clip, Jidenna invites the masses to see what goes down at a gathering with his…tribe.

Check out the visual below…


ASAP Rocky‘s legal drama rages on in Sweden as the latest chapter of his assault case unfolds in a courtroom this week.

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Check out Alicia Keys!

The 15-time Grammy winner is one of several notable names tapped to cover Harper’s Bazaar‘s annual ICONS issue.

Within the striking feature, lens by Mario Sorrenti, Keys spills on her new album (the follow-up to 2016’s ‘HERE’), her female empowering anthems, the metamorphosis motherhood brought about and more!

Peep pics and quotes after the jump…


Issa Rae, Queen Latifah and Jordan Peele are among three African-American creatives who have signed up to star in the next season of ‘Finding Your Roots.’

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Beyond its domination of the movie box office (racking up over $1 billion globally as we reported here), the live action remake of ‘The Lion King’ is being celebrated for its contributions to the music realm as well.  In addition to cracking the top 15 of the Billboard 200 with its official soundtrack, Pop superstar Beyonce – who stars as ‘Nala’ in the film –  debuted at #2 on the same chart with her new project, ‘The Gift’ (which was inspired by the film).

Following the re-entry of 2016’s ‘Lemonade’ and her live album, ‘Homecoming,’ ‘The Gift’ came as her third trip to the top 10 of the tally this year alone.  And, while its lead single – the anthemic ‘Spirit’ – sent fans soaring into a frenzy upon the release of its colorful, African-influenced music video, its roar may be proving bigger than its bite.

See what we mean inside:


A return to prominence is proving itself elusive (to say the least) for Rap star Iggy Azalea.

Surviving ridicule from some of the genre’s biggest names, label drama, and a highly publicized breakup from basketballer/former fiance Nick Young, the Grammy-nominated diva not only soldiered through to deliver bop after bop from her long-awaited sophomore album, ‘In My Defense’ (see:  ‘Sally Walker,’ ‘Started,’ F*** It Up,’ and more), but did so as an independent artist.

Despite her unwavering fight, the project – released July 19 – had to battle chart titans in the form of Ed Sheeran and Beyonce‘s respective efforts (and other top-sellers).  The result?  It debuted at #50 on the Billboard 200 to the tune of a reported 8,000 units SPS shifted.

Remembering how its predecessor, 2014’s ‘The New Classic,’ debuted at #3 on the same chart, Azalea took to Twitter to share her disappointment with the new LP’s figures.  Read her statement inside:


With over 40 million records sold, multiple chart-topping hits, and a respect from fellow musicians that echoes across genres, singer/songwriter Brandy had made an indelible mark on the music industry.

As such, it’s only fitting the R&B diva be the recipient of the BMI President’s Award at its 2019 R&B/Hip-Hop Award ceremony.

Details inside:


After ample teasing, Lana Del Rey is at last ready to unwrap new album Norman F***ing Rockwell.’

Announced last September, fans have been waiting patiently for the songbird’s sixth studio effort as she’s steadily crafted pieced the set together.

Now, she’s not only revealed when it’ll be hatching, she’s shared its cover (above) and official tracklist too.

Join us after the jump…