| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Alicia Keys’ “Girl on Fire” won the prize for R&B album at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday.
A decade into a career that boasts more than 35 millions records sold and 14 Grammys, Keys said she was struggling to find herself. After...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Last summer, the 67-year-old Cher topped the dance charts with "Woman's Work," the lead-off single from her 25th studio album, released roughly 50 years after her debut in the recording studio as a backup singer for Phil Spector. While the thought of a...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Singer Chris Brown has filed a countersuit against the man who accused the artist of attacking him earlier this year outside a West Hollywood recording studio.
Brown filed an assault and battery lawsuit Wednesday against Sha’Keir Duarte, an...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Just when it seemed as though Tyler, the Creator was concluding a typically frenetic set during Odd Future's second annual Camp Flog Gnaw carnival, the rapper, producer, designer, director and merchandise king let on that a friend had arrived to perform a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It shouldn't come as a surprise that the notoriously raucous Los Angeles posse Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All can put on a wild carnival.
The Los Angeles hip-hop group featuring founder Tyler, the Creator and fellow breakouts Frank Ocean, Earl...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Jhené Aiko offered a quick warning before she played her single, “The Worst.” It’s best enjoyed alone with a joint (her words).
She curled into a plush leather chair, took a long sip from a cocktail and gently swayed as the wrenching...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Of all the narratives that can be spun out of the list of Grammy nominations, announced late Friday, came one head-scratching truth: The Recording Academy still doesn't quite know what to do with alternative R&B.
When the academy announced it had...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Being Beyonce must be the best. You're married to one of the best rappers ever, you have a cute kid, you're directly responsible for "Get Me Bodied."
Now, she can add "can drop a new album anytime I damn well please" to her repertoire.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:31 PM
The bigger Drake gets, the more turmoil he feels. Or, in the immortal words of the late Notorious B.I.G., “Mo’ money, mo’ problems.”
Well, boo-hoo, right? It’s difficult to feel sorry for a guy who has had three straight...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:07 AM
Without as much as a hint, Beyonce stealthily released her new album.
As the West Coast was tucking into bed Thursday night, the singer rolled out one of the best-kept secrets in recent music history: The album she had spent the last year teasing was...