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Cardi B Throws Gauntlet on Critics in New Song ‘Press’

Cardi B has released a new one-off single titled “Press.” Her point being: she doesn’t want it. “Cardi don’t need more press,” she spits above thudding, foreboding bass and an orchestral score fit for a first-person shooter game. “Kill ’em all/Put them hoes to rest/Walk in, bulletproof vest!” She first previewed the song on social media […]

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Nick Jonas worried brothers would shun him after band breakup

In the lead up to their new album Happiness dropping in early June, the Jonas Brothers are continuing to reveal more details about what lead to their breakup in 2013. Appearing on an upcoming episode of CBS Sunday Morning, Nick Jonas says, “I feared that, you know, we – they would never speak to me […]

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Rosalía Debuts Otherwordly New Video for ‘Aute Cuture’

Spanish neo-flamenco singer Rosalía is still basking in the glory of her celebrated second LP El Mal Querer, which dropped last November — but she’s back to quench fans’ thirst for new music. Ahead of her performance at Primavera Sound on Saturday, she’s unveiled a surreal video for her new single, “Aute Cuture.” True to […]

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Hear the Allman Betts Band’s Slippery New Song ‘Shinin”

Devon Allman and Duane Betts, the core unit of the Allman Betts Band, will release their debut album Down to the River on June 28th. It’s the duo’s first official LP and builds on the players’ respective Allman Brothers Band family legacies: Allman’s dad was Gregg Allman; Betts’ father is guitarist Dickey Betts. After releasing […]

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How Bossa Nova Is Infiltrating Rap and R&B

In March, the Brazilian style of music known as bossa nova made an unexpected appearance on one of the year’s biggest hip-hop albums: Juice WRLD’s Death Race for Love. Thank Tommy Brown. During a recording session earlier this year with two other beat-makers, Boi-1da and Jahaan Sweet, Brown came across a striking bossa nova guitar […]

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See Ty Dolla $ign, J. Cole in Reflective ‘Purple Emoji’ Video

Ty Dolla $ign issued a tender new video for “Purple Emoji,” his recent single featuring J. Cole. Director Olivia Rose recruited real-life couples, friends and siblings for the clip, which follows them as they laugh, kiss and embrace. Ty and Cole also appear, singing and rapping, respectively, against stark backdrops. The intimacy of the visual […]

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Jonas Brothers Announce New Memoir Called ‘Blood’

The Jonas Brothers will publish a new memoir, Blood, November 12th via Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of the publishing house Macmillan. Blood chronicles the origins of the Jonas Brothers, traces their swift rise from Disney idols to genuine pop stars and delves into the tensions that fueled their break-up in 2013. But the band […]