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Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Chris Brown has revealed plans for his new mixtape titled OHB. Breezy broke news of the new street release earlier this week via Twitter and has revealed that the new tape is set to drop on May 5. "TEAM BREEZY TO DO LIST: 1. OHB MIXTAPE DROPS FRIDAY 2.SECTION BOYZ, QUAVO,OHB SONG "WHIPPIN" 3. NEW CHRIS BROWN Single drops MAY 5" he explained via Twitter.

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyoncé has officially kicked off her Formation tour in Miami. The show took place on Wednesday, April 27 and found Lady Bey flanked by a handful of her famous friends including Lil Wayne, Future, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Trick Daddy and Yo Gotti. "If you came to slay tonight, say 'I slay,'" she told the audience.

ICECUBE-210915.jpeg Ice Cube, DJ Khaled and Travis Scott have all signed up to appear at the upcoming Hard Summer lineup. The two-day festival is set to take place in Los Angeles at the Auto Club Speedway on July 30 and 31.

Drake-052311.jpg Drake has finally streamed Views and it's now available on iTunes. The release includes twenty tracks and features special guests Rihanna, Future, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Pimp C and dvsn. "It's something that I've been working really hard on, myself and 40," he said during an episode of OVOSOUND.

prince-012210.jpg  Minnesota police have confirmed that Prince was in possession of prescription drugs at the time of his death. The rock legend was found dead in an elevator at his Paisley Park home/business compound earlier this month. Authorities have carried out a post mortem but thus far no official cause of death has been revealed.

Rihanna-011416.jpg Rihanna and Calvin Harris have hooked up for a new song called "This Is What You Came For," set to land on April 29. The song may feature on Harris's upcoming record, as it's not featured on Rihanna's latest, ANTI, which landed in January. "@Rihanna and @CalvinHarris team up again for "This Is What You Came For". Look out for the new track this Friday!" Roc Nation tweeted.

dangelomichael-050713.jpg D'Angelo offered up his own tribute to Prince earlier this week. The performance came on The Tonight Show and saw D'Angelo taking on a rendition of the track "Sometimes It Snows in April." As expected, D'Angelo put his own twist on the track changing the lyrics to namecheck the Purple One himself.

beyonce-102212.jpg Led Zeppelin received a writing credit on Beyoncé's latest album Lemonade after the singer sampled their track "When the Levee Breaks" on her new tune "Don't Hurt Yourself." Over the past 45 years, the track has also been sampled by the Beastie Boys ("Rhymin' & Stealin'"), Dr. Dre ("Lyrical Gangbang"), Bjork ("Army of Me") and Ice-T ("Midnight").

Whitney-021312.jpg Whitney Houston's death will be investigated in a new episode of National Enquirer Investigates on Reelz. The new episode will feature a fresh look at the theories surrounding her passing in 2012 and the death of her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. "National Enquirer Investigates will directly leverage the world-class reporting of The National Enquirer . . ."

rapperT-I.jpg T.I. has tossed his support behind Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. "I think he's the most honest, the most straight-up dude," he told TMZ. "The most viable option." He also revealed that he is able to vote despite his felony convictions. "This is something most people don't know," he added. "As long as you are not serving any sentence . . ."

img2-101714.jpg Fantasia has debuted her new song "Sleeping With The One I Love" during a recent live performance. The 31-year-old singer, who announced her fifth studio album, The Definition Of . . ., is currently on tour with Anthony Hamilton. So far she's released three singles from the new album, which include "So Blue," "Ugly" and "No Time For It."

Kendrick-120715.jpg Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre hopped up on stage to join Anderson .Paak for his recent set at Coachella on Sunday. Dre came out wearing a Prince T-shirt and performed "The Next Episode," "California Love" and "Still D.R.E." alongside his protégé. Lamar followed the act performing "Backstreet Freestyle" on the festival's final night.

prince-012210.jpg  Prince worked for six straight days leading up to his tragic death, according to his brother-in-law. The Sun reports that Maurice Phillips, the husband of Prince's sister Tyka, was speaking after a private family service at the estate where Prince was cremated. "He worked 154 hours straight," he told a reporter. "I was with him just last weekend."

usher.jpg Usher has lent his voice to the legion of stars paying tribute to the late Prince. The singer's tribute came during his performance at the Coachella Music Festival over the weekend. He was joined by Major Lazer during the show. The two acts offered up cover performances of Prince classics "I Would Die For U" and "1999."

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyoncé's new release Lemonade has officially been released on iTunes and Amazon. The release dropped exclusively through Tidal for the 24 hours but has now been expanded to the other leading digital retailers. Apple Music broke news of the addition via their official Twitter page, writing.

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