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NERD-113017.jpg N.E.R.D. teamed up with Migos for an energetic halftime performance at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday. The performance featured a medley of hits including "Lapdance," "1000" and "Rock Star." With an array of dancers, musicians, props and mascots, the show got the crowd at the Staples Center on their feet.

2Chainz-061617.jpg 2 Chainz has revealed that his next album will be called Rap or Go to the League. To mark the occasion, he went all out by displaying the title on the side of a blimp that took off from the San Bernardino, California airport.

Solange-101717.jpg Solange Knowles has been named the 2018 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year. Each year, the Artist of the Year selection is voted on by students and faculty of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations.

common-062716.jpg BRIC has announced that hip-hop star and academy-award winning actor Common will be opening the 2018 BRIC music festival Celebrate Brooklyn!

JermaineDupri-021318.jpg The 25th anniversary of the So So Def record label will be celebrated this summer with the release of a new compilation album, So So Def 25. So So Def 25, which will be available as a digital album and a 12" vinyl collector's edition, will feature hits, iconic remixes and deep cuts from the Atlanta label's catalog.

justin-timberlake-61016.jpg Justin Timberlake has grabbed the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart with his new release Man of the Woods. The release hit the top with 293,000 equivalent album units moved last week, 242,000 of which were traditional album sales.

Beyonce-110217.jpg Beyoncé will reportedly collaborate with Elton John for the upcoming soundtrack to the new Lion King reboot. The rock legend was previously confirmed to make contributions to the soundtrack and Queen Bey will provide the voice to the female lead Nala.

KendrickLamar-020618.jpg The new video for "King's Dead," which features Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future and James Blake, has been released. The song is taken off of Black Panther: The Album.

Drake-092017.jpg Drake has dropped the new music video for his single "God's Plan," which he is calling the 'most important thing he has ever done in his career.' Drake posted a photo of a clapboard from the set of the video with the song title on it on Instagram earlier this week. He captioned the image, "The most important thing I have ever done in my career...drop a ???? if I can share it with you."

ChrisBrown-101917.jpg According to the RIAA, Chris Brown's latest album, Heartbreak on a Full Moon, has gone Platinum, despite having faced harsh criticism at the time of its release in 2017.

Prince-082317.jpg For the low low price of $490,000, you can purchase a real songwriting credit for Prince's first solo single, "Soft and Wet." Chris Moon, a record producer and former owner of the Minneapolis studio where Prince recorded his first demo tape, is offering up his percentage of the "Soft and Wet" songwriting credits via eBay, the Star Tribune reports.

FrankOcean-102717.jpg Frank Ocean has offered up a cover of the 60's classic "Moon River." The track was originally released as part of the soundtrack to the classic film Breakfast at Tiffany's and was penned by legend Henry Mancini.

gladys-030116.jpg Gladys Knight has shutdown rumors that she recently underwent plastic surgery. Rumors have swirled that the 73 year old soul legend got a facelift in recent weeks, but now she says that her look is 100% due to good genes and "clean living."

Khalid-102517.jpg Khalid had dropped his new track "Love Lies" featuring Normani of Fifth Harmony. The track is featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming release Love, Simon and finds the rising star apologizing if he sends off the wrong signals in a new romance.

CamilaCabello-012418.jpg Camila Cabello has announced her first ever solo headlining tour. The Never Be The Same Tour will kick off in Canada on April 9, head down through the U.S., then make European stops in June.

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