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kendricklamar-020618.jpg According to the Recording Industry Association of America, all 14 tracks off of Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. have been certified Platinum, recognizing 1 million equivalent song units earned in the U.S, marking just the second time in chart history that the feat has been accomplished. The full-length itself has also gone triple platinum, making it Lamar's most-certified record yet.

kehlani-031518.jpg Kehlani covers the Pride Month issue of PAPER magazine and discusses the labels that society places on people in an interview.

solange-101717.jpg Solange Knowles's Saint Heron collective has announced a new venture--a collaboration with Swedish furniture giant IKEA. The endeavor will "[explore] architectural and design objects with multifunctional use," Saint Heron said in a statement.

chrisbrown-101917.jpg Chris Brown has unveiled his music video for the song "Hope You Do." Breezy directed the new clip, along with Daniel CZ. The new visual is shot entirely in black and white. Breezy puts on a clinic in the new clip, showing off his dance skills while dressed in a trench coat and a fedora.

miguel-121117.jpg Miguel has been confirmed as one of this year's headliners for the upcoming ONE Musicfest in Atlanta, along with Cardi B and Nas. The two-day festival will be held at Central Park on September 8 and 9.

arianagrande-040918.jpg Ariana Grande says she is suffering post-traumatic stress disorder since the Manchester Arena bombing last May and that she can never talk about the incident without crying. 22 people were killed and 59 injured, when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the venue soon after Grande finished her concert.

childish-gambino-041618.jpg Childish Gambino has been tapped to headline the upcoming Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, along with Arctic Monkeys and Mumford & Sons. The 3-day event will take place in New Orleans City Park over the Halloween weekend, between October 26 and 28.

khalid-102517.jpg Khalid has connected with H.E.R. on the new track "This Way." The song will be featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming Superfly movie.

janellemonae-033018.jpg Janelle Monae has revealed plans to return to the road later this year. The singer will bring her Dirty Computer Tour to the UK in the fall for a pair of intimate shows. Monae will perform at Manchester Academy on Monday, September 10 and will then bring her show to the London Roundhouse on Tuesday, September 11.

sza-053018.jpg SZA was inducted into New Jersey's Columbia High School's Hall Of Fame on June 4. The singer, whose real name is Solana Imani Rowe, graduated from the school in 2008. SZA delivered a motivational speech at the school, encouraging the crowd to, "Design your own world right now."

mariahcarey-120117.jpg Mariah Carey has announced plans to bring her All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour to Europe this winter. The Queen of Christmas has revealed a slate of ten tour dates across the pond during the first half of December.

erykah-badu-101617.jpg Gorillaz are set to headline the first Los Angeles installment of their Demon Dayz festival, which will be held October 20 at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena & Grounds. They will be joined on the bill by Erykah Badu, The Internet, DRAM and more.

treysongz-120617.jpg Eighteen months after he got into a scuffle and destroyed property during his concert at the Joe Louis Arena, Trez Songz is being sued by Detroit Sergeant Robert Avery and photographer Andrew Potter.

beyonce-110217.jpg Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z have teamed up with two youth-focused initiatives in an effort to reward fans for being kind, charitable and doing good for others.

newedition-012417.jpg New Edition members Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe have confirmed plans to hit the road later this year, touring as a foursome known as RBRM.

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