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miami 2021 041621 The Rolling Loud Miami festival, which usually takes place in the month of May, has been postponed to July this year, according to a release from the organizers of the event.

saweetie 040121 Saweetie has released a seven-track EP, Pretty Summer Playlist: Season 1, that features some up-and-coming artists.

rkelly 020218 Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly's sex-trafficking trial is set to begin in Brooklyn this August, a federal judge said Thursday, after the trial was delayed four times due to the pandemic.

rapper dmx 012519 DMX can be heard posthumously on "Been to War," featuring Swizz Beatz and French Montana. The song is from the soundtrack of the upcoming Epix original series, "Godfather of Harlem."

lizzo 092519 Lizzo claims that the body positivity movement has been "co-opted by all bodies" and has started failing people whom it was supposed to empower.

cardi 032321 Rapper Cardi B has slammed Republicans for their silence over the Daunte Wright shooting.

snoop dogg 102916 Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg has joined the cast of the Netflix vampire thriller Day Shift.

questlove 121720 Questlove has announced that his latest book, titled "Music Is History," will be released on October 12.

silk sonic bruno 030921 Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak's new R&B supergroup Silk Sonic topped Billboard's all-genre Hot 100 chart with the help of the duo's first single "Leave the Door Open."

dunerats 021920 The Weeknd took home the Songwriter of the Year award at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards on Tuesday, April 13.

balvin khalid 041421 J Balvin and Khalid released "Otra Noche Sin Ti," a bilingual collaboration, and an accompanying video on Friday (April 9).

madonna 072717 Queen of Pop Madonna has reportedly bought The Weeknd's Hidden Hills mansion for $19.3 million, a significant markdown from its original $25 million asking price.

doja cat 040921 Doja Cat and SZA teamed up for "Kiss Me More," their first-ever collaboration, on Friday (April 9).

lil nas 040721 Lil Nas X launched a cheeky rhythm game, "Twerk Hero," on Wednesday (April 7) to promote his latest song, "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)."

saweetie gwen 040921 Gwen Stefani has teamed up with Saweetie for a high-energy remix of "Slow Clap."

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