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The Glory And The Irony Of “Mad At Disney”

Everything about "Mad At Disney" is catchy, not least of all the title. Before you even hear the song, its title has you wondering why, of many potential reasons, this pop singer is angry at Mickey Mouse's parent company. Did they just read up on the Mulan controversy? Do they believe … More »
Tags: Music, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Disney, Sia, Harry Styles, Demi Lovato, David Guetta, Olivia Wilde, Lily Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Big Sean, The Weeknd, Halsey, Cardi B, The Week In Pop

Mr. Eazi & Major Lazer – “Oh My Gawd” (Feat. Nicki Minaj & K4MO)

Major Lazer are ramping up to the release of their fourth LP, Lazerism. Back in May the Diplo-led crew started teasing "Oh My Gawd," a new collaboration with Afrobeats sensation Mr. Eazi also featuring rap and pop superstar Nicki Minaj and Eazi's fellow Nigerian K4MO. It was supposed to drop in July, but it's been … More »
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Major Lazer, Lazer, Mr. Eazi, Eazi, K4MO

Rapper Juicy J has an expansive investment portfolio and 2 major pieces of money advice — It's all about a budget and finding smart advisors

Rapper Juicy J. Andrew Chin / Contributor / Getty Images Juicy J is a notable rapper, best known for his work with the hip hop collective Three Six Mafia, with whom he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.  But he's not just a rapper — he's also an entrepreneur and business mogul.  In an interview with Business Insider, the rapper talks about his massive investment portfolio, which includes homes in Tennessee, two water companies, a cannabis brand, and even Fortnite.  Visit Business...
Tags: Apple, Music, Entertainment, Jay Z, Life, Nicki Minaj, Trends, Wealth, Rap, Netflix, Hip-hop, Tennessee, Aclu, Mafia, Houston, Kylie Jenner

Ty Dolla $ign – “Expensive” (Feat. Nicki Minaj)

Ty Dolla $ign seems to be pulling out all the stops for his upcoming album Dream House, leveraging his lengthy contacts list in service of some event singles. The first, "Ego Death," brought together an impressive assortment of talent including Kanye West, FKA twigs, Skrillex, and serpentwithfeet. Now he's back with … More »
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign, Ty Dolla

Nas Is Living Proof That Hero-Worship Is A Bad Idea

It's been a quiet decade for Nasir Jones. Just over 10 years separates Distant Relatives, Nas and Damian Marley's pretty decent collaborative album, and King's Disease, the LP that Nas released on Friday. In those 10 years, Nas released two albums: 2012's Life Is Good, a mature and reflective grown-man divorce album that … More »
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Nas, Kelis, Hit-boy, Chief Keef, J. Cole, Status Ain't Hood, Stormzy, Damian Marley, DMX, Nasir Jones, The LOX, AJ Tracey, Bbymutha, DaBoii

A$AP Ferg – “Move Ya Hips” (Feat. Nicki Minaj & MadeinTYO)

Is it possible to throw Nicki Minaj on any old song these days and get a hit out of it? A$AP Ferg aims to find out! Nicki has been on quite a run lately. Before this year, she'd infamously gone her entire career without ever landing on a #1 single, though she'd come close a … More »
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Asap Ferg, AP Ferg, Nicki, Madeintyo

Before The Chicks Met This Moment, They Spent Their Whole Careers Preparing For It

What does Dixie mean, exactly? For nearly two centuries, the term has been broadly applied to the American South, specifically the states that seceded from the Union at the dawn of the Civil War. But depending on who you ask, you might get many different answers about Dixie's boundaries and its essential character. "Sociologically, climactically, … More »
Tags: Music, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Naya Rivera, Jhene Aiko, Selena Gomez, Drake, Blink-182, American Music Awards, Justin Timberlake, Maroon 5, Big Sean, Zedd, Migos, Halsey

4 charged in Los Angeles shooting death of rising rapper Pop Smoke

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. LOS ANGELES  — Two men and two teens have been charged in the shooting death of rising rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed during a Los Angeles home-invasion robbery in February, the district attorney’s office said Monday. Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in a statement that Corey Walker and Keandre Rodgers were charged with murder that occurred during the commission of a robbery and burglary. The two boys, 15 and 17 years old, were also charged with mu...
Tags: Music, New York, News, Shooting, Washington, Nicki Minaj, Theft, Uncategorized, Burglary, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Homicide, Local News, San Bernardino Mountains

Dreams Worth More Than Money Dropped 5 Years Ago

Dreams Worth More Than Money dropped 5 years ago today. Dreams Worth More Than Money was Meek Mill’s 2nd studio album and his first #1 project. The album sold over 215K in the first week and went on to win Billboard’s top rap album. This was during a time where he and Nicki Minaj was a serious couple and she was featured on the album twice. Drake, Rick Ross, Future, Puff Daddy, Torey Lanez, Chris Brown, Swizz Beatz and The Weeknd also appeared. Although Check was the first single, the real one...
Tags: Nicki Minaj, Hip Hop, Jazz, Rick Ross, Chris Brown, Drake, Meek Mill, Meek, Drake Meek Mill, Swizz Beatz, Chris Brown Nicki Minaj, Dreams Worth More Than Money, Meek Nicki, Torey Lanez Chris Brown Swizz Beatz, Rick Ross Bad

Doja Cat – “Unisex Freestyle”

Rapper/singer/viral success story Doja Cat scored her first #1 hit last month when Nicki Minaj hopped on a remix of her song "Say So." And today, following some controversy about her alleged participation in alt-right chatrooms, Doja Cat is back with a loosie. More »
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John Legend Made A More Interesting Album Than He Had To

The cognitive dissonance is strong. "The Edge" is a 1967 instrumental by David McCallum, the Scottish actor who once starred in the '60s spy show The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and who for nearly two decades has played Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard (yes that is really the character's name) on NCIS. It sounds like a grand, … More »
Tags: Music, Usher, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, Pharrell, Shakira, Niall Horan, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, ASHE, Tyga, John Legend, Jane Fonda, Janelle Monae, Bts

Nicki Minaj Joins Lauryn Hill As the ONLY Female Rappers to Debut at #1 on Billboard Hot 100

Nicki Minaj has made history as the first female rapper this century to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Minaj was able to grab the honor thanks to her “TROLLZ” collaboration with Tekashi 6ix9ine, which is the #1 song in the country this week. “TROLLZ” also had the biggest U.S. sales week of 2020 with 116,000 copies sold … and the biggest since Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie’s “Me” released in May 2019. [email protected] & @NickiMinaj’s “TROLLZ” scores the biggest US sales week of the year and t...
Tags: Music, Celebs, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, US, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Lauryn Hill, Brendon Urie, Lauryn, Nicki, Minaj, Tekashi 6ix9ine, Tekashi, Nicki Minaj Joins Lauryn Hill

Four Years And One Remix Later, SAINt JHN’s “Roses” Is A Global Smash

For months it's been approaching from afar, like some dot on the horizon growing larger as it comes careening into focus. Remixed into an electronic party track by a Kazakh DJ named Imanbek, "Roses," a 2016 track from Brooklyn rapper SAINt JHN, was barreling out of obscurity and into the spotlight. First it began climbing … More »
Tags: Spotify, Music, Dwayne Johnson, Nicki Minaj, Brooklyn, Justin Bieber, Iggy Azalea, Selena Gomez, The Rock, Killer Mike, Luke Bryan, Jason Derulo, Travis Scott, The Week In Pop, Post Malone, Lizzo

Sia Apologizes For Mixing Up Nicki Minaj And Cardi B

Sia mixed up Nicki Minaj and Cardi B in a tweet over the weekend, prompting a #SiaIsOverParty hashtag and a couple different apologies. It all started when a fan tweeted a picture of Nicki Minaj at her wearing a black-and-blonde wig that looks similar to the one that Sia uses to cover her … More »
Tags: Music, News, Nicki Minaj, Sia, Cardi B, Cardi, Cardi B. Sia

Nicki Minaj Defends “TROLLZ” Collaboration With 6ix9ine

Tekashi 6ix9ine's successful comeback is really one of the strangest, most unpredictable stories to come out of rap music in the last few years. Just last year, 6ix9ine, facing possible life imprisonment on racketeering charges, testified against some of his former associates -- generally considered, at least within the culture of … More »
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Future, Snoop Dogg, Meek Mill, Where's The Beef, 6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj Defends

Lana Del Rey Announces New Album, Ignites Stan Wars

Lana Del Rey buried the lede. This morning, Del Rey announced the impending release of her next album, the follow up to 2019's astonishing Norman Fucking Rockwell! The new LP doesn't have a title yet, but it does have a release date: 9/5. More »
Tags: Music, Lana Del Rey, Beyonce, News, Lorde, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Kehlani, Cardi B, Del Rey, Camila Cabello, Doja Cat

Lana Del Rey Is Fed Up With Critics Who Say She Glamorizes Abuse

Lana Del Rey buried the lede. This morning, Del Rey announced the impending release of her next album, the follow up to 2019's astonishing Norman Fucking Rockwell! The new LP doesn't have a title yet, but it does have a release date: 9/5. More »
Tags: Music, Lana Del Rey, Beyonce, News, Lorde, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Kehlani, Cardi B, Del Rey, Camila Cabello, Doja Cat

The Weeknd – “In Your Eyes (Remix)” (Feat. Doja Cat)

Last week, the young Los Angeles sing-rapper and viral success story Doja Cat scored her first-ever #1 single. Nicki Minaj had jumped on the remix to Doja Cat's hit "Say So," and that was enough to push the song to the top of the charts. (Amazingly, this was also Nicki Minaj's … More »
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Los Angeles, The Weeknd, Doja Cat

Lana Del Rey hits back at critics who say she 'glamorises abuse'

The singer-songwriter said ‘there has to be a place in feminism for women who look and act like me’, citing her lyrics on ‘submissive roles’Lana Del Rey has hit out at the accusations that she “glamorises abuse” that have trailed her throughout her decade-long career. In a lengthy text post to her Instagram account, the 34-year-old singer criticised “female writers and alt singers” who she says have blamed her “minor lyrical exploration detailing my sometimes submissive or passive roles in my re...
Tags: Music, Lana Del Rey, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Culture, Pop and rock, Ariana Grande, Cardi B, Camila Cabello

Doja Cat & Nicki Minaj Both Score First #1 Single on Billboard Hot 100 With “Say So” Remix

Congrats are certainly in order for Doja Cat and Nicki Minaj … who both earned their first No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 with the remix to “Say So!” The song, which was No. 6 last week, received a huge boost thanks to its new remix featuring Nicki Minaj. Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé’s “Savage” remix trails right behind the “Say So” remix at No. 2, marking the first time two female rappers have held both the No. 1 AND No. 2 spots. The feat also marks the first time ever two female rapp...
Tags: Music, Celebs, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Savage, Cardi B, Nicki, Billboard hot 100, Megan Thee Stallion, 1 Singles, Nicki Minaj Megan

Doja Cat’s “Say So” Tops Hot 100, Giving Nicki Minaj Her First #1

Doja Cat's "Say So" remix featuring Nicki Minaj is the new #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100. The track jumps up from the #6 spot. It beat out Megan Thee Stallion's "Savage" remix with Beyoncé, which is now at #2 after rising from #4. More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, News, Nicki Minaj, Doja Cat

Kehlani Was Good, And Now She’s Great

With one quatrain buried deep into her new album It Was Good Until It Wasn't, Kehlani Parrish offers what could be a mission statement for her career so far: "I got bodies I'ma take to the grave/ I got girls I wanna give my last name/ No regrets, don't got no shame/ Playin' no games, … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Adele, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Diplo, Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding, Drake, Kehlani, The Week In Pop, Charlie Puth, Kenny Chesney

'We do what we want, for ourselves': why it's a golden age for women in rap

Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, Doja Cat and tens of other female rappers are breaking through by embracing sisterhood and shaking off the prejudices of the past‘When a woman raps, she spitting!’ Megan Thee Stallion, the hot girl taking over hip-hopMuch like the rest of the music industry, hip-hop, rap and grime have traditionally been male-dominated spaces. Finally, though, things are changing. Megan Thee Stallion’s rise – alongside US contemporaries such as City Girls and Doja Cat as well as UK ...
Tags: Gender, Music, UK, Nicki Minaj, Women, US, Life and style, World news, Rap, Culture, Hip-hop, Queens, Cardi B, Cardi, Stefflon Don, Megan Thee Stallion

Actress Hailee Steinfeld Does A Decent Pop Star Impersonation

Hailee Steinfeld was precocious from the start. At just 14 years old, Steinfeld scored an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the Coen brothers' 2010 True Grit remake. None of her gigs in the decade since have dripped with quite so much prestige, but appearances in films like the … More »
Tags: Music, Elon Musk, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Charli Xcx, Sam Smith, Eminem, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Grimes, Chance The Rapper, Kesha

Usher Dropped Raymond vs. Raymond 10 Years Ago Today

It’s hard to believe that Usher has been in the game for over 25 years now. Usher hasn’t released a studio album in over 3 years. There are rumors that he’s working on a new album that could be released this year. Confessions is one of my all-time favorite albums. 10 years ago today, Usher released his sixth studio album, Raymond vs. Raymond. Overall, this was a great album that produced a lot of great tracks. A couple of them appeared on my Usher Greatest Hits playlist on Spotify. If you’re a...
Tags: Music, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Albums, Justin Bieber, Jazz, Mars, Raymond, Throwback Thursday, Blog Hops & memes, Nick Minaj, Raymond vs. Raymond, Tottie

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