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pharrellwilliams-060717.jpg Pharrell Williams will host the inaugural Yellow Ball, which will benefit the Young Audiences Arts for Learning, the nation's largest arts-in-education network.

drake-092017.jpg Drake has become the first artist to surpass fifty billion streams across all platforms. The news was confirmed in a press release from Republic Records Media earlier this week.

kendricklamar-020618.jpg Kendrick Lamar has become the first hip hop artist since Eminem to have an album on the Billboard Hot 200 chart for 300 weeks.

jcole-081517.jpg J. Cole has released a new freestyle track, "Album Of The Year," which features the beat from Nas and the Bravehearts' 2001 track, "Oochie Wally."

rapperti-030118.jpg T.I. is facing a new lawsuit from a group of former employees at from his failed Scales 925 restaurant in Atlanta. He recently settled with the same group for $78,000.

latavia-roberson-080718.jpg Former Destiny's Child member LaTavia Roberson took to Twitter to address a misunderstanding about her which has haunted her for many years now; fans of the band have often accused her of being bitter about their breakup in 2006.

notoriousbig-030617.jpg City of Lies, a movie about the murder of The Notorious B.I.G., has reportedly been pulled just a month before it's scheduled release. The thriller, starring Johnny Depp, was to hit the theaters in North America on September 7, but it now stands canceled, according to distributors Global Road Entertainment.

theweeknd-100217.jpg The Weeknd is set to headline the upcoming Global Citizen Fest. The 7th annual show will be held on September 29 in New York City's Central Park.

beyonce-110217.jpg Beyoncé, who is featured on the cover of Vogue's September issue, opened up on the condition she was in during her pregnancy, her heritage, Coachella and more in the new issue.

cardib-030218.jpg Cardi B is set to headline San Antanio's Mala Luna Festival at Nelson Wolff Stadium in October. This will be the rapper's first performance since becoming a mother.

lilwayne-071317.jpg A new track titled "Quasimodo" from Lil Wayne's long overdue album Tha Carter V has been leaked early. DatPiff shared the single, which might have been leaked from a recording session, according to reports.

prince-082317.jpg An unreleased song by Prince will be featured during the end credits of Spike Lee's upcoming film, BlacKkKlansman.

rapper-future-062117.jpg Future has released his new track "Scammalot," less than a month after releasing his Beast Mode 2 mixtape. The rapper, who has been using his official YouTube page to offset unauthorised leaks, posted the two-minute song on his page.

brunomars-072817.jpg Bruno Mars has broken the record for Aloha Stadium concert attendance as all the tickets for his three-night November concerts have sold out.

pharrellwilliams-060717.jpg Grammy Award winning musician Pharrell Williams will host the City of Hope's Spirit of Life celebration annual event this fall. The news was announced by publishing veteran Jon Platt, who will be honored with the Spirit of Life Award in Los Angeles on October 11.

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