For about the last 2 months Kendrick Lamar has been doing the promotional rounds stoppping at radio stations, doing talk shows, and magazines. But we still have not heard anything about an album being released. We don’t know the name, the features, or a date. Is he planning on dropping a surprise album on […]

    It is almost Drake season, and to help us transition into it Billboard has Drizzy on the cover.

Jay-Z is making news with this Samsung deal. Let’s toast to a classic album!!!! “I don’t follow any guidelines,” Jay-Z says in “22 Twos,” one of the standout tracks on his 1996 debut, “Reasonable Doubt.” And there’s no reasonable doubt that Jay’s instincts to blaze trails have served him well. In particular, Jay has been […]

  Miley Cyrus talks to Billboard about a range of topics from her relationship to her comparisons to Nicki Minaj. ‘A lot of people wanted to try to make me the white Nicki Minaj. That’s not what I’m trying to do. I love ‘hood’ music, but my talent is as a singer.’‘I can’t really be […]

  The Game has fooled around and ran up on a number 1 spot at Billboard. The rapper’s third solo album sold 97,528 units last week. T Stylz  gave him 3.5 out of 5. What do you rate Game’s latest burner?

Jay-Z and Kanye West have done it again. Their Watch The Throne album has sold 426,661 copies. That makes 12 #1’s for Jay and 5 for Kanye. Now we need to see how it does the second week since it is available everywhere now.

Jill Scott has been making her rounds lately promoting her new album Light of the Sun (in stores now). On joining a new label: “Free. That’s the word I’ve been using.”It’s exciting, because it’s on my own terms,” Scott says. “I feel like my eyes are going to bulge out of my head. It’s like […]

Four winters ago, Justin Vernon retreated to his father’s secluded cabin in northern Wisconsin, purging his sorrow through a falsetto that no one would probably ever hear. He spent three brutally cold months alone, piecing songs together using antiquated recording equipment. “It feels good not to be there,” Vernon says now. “But I feel proud […]

Does pop music rule??

If not then who????

Looks like Nelly is upset about how his new album performed in the soundscans last week.The angry rapper tweeted…. “A record deal is a 50/50 partnership!As a artist its your job to provide the record company with music that they can sell,Thing about the partnership is that n the public eye the responsibility is not […]

It is that time of year where we began to see the top list of.  And being that we are saying goodbye to a decade this year, the number of list will probably double. Add Billboard to that list. They have recently compiled the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Last 25 Years List, and the […]

  Nicki sure has an image doesn’t she? How many units will she move in her first week?

Trey Songz is on the cover of the latest Billboard magazine. He takes the time to talk about among other things why his music has become so sexually focused. “The public likes generic more than they like to admit, so that’s what I gave them — I gave them sexual singles and they ate it […]

   Eminem’s latest effort “Recovery” has continued to stay at the top the charts at No. 1 with 187,200 sold copies. According to Nielson SoundScan, the rapper’s latest solo effort has sold 1,669,600 units after five weeks on the charts. Def Jam heavyweight Rick Ross’s Teflon Don opened up this week at No. 2. Making his first non-number one solo […]

The Bloom grocery store chain, part of Food Lion, erected the giant sign at 1220 River Highway, between a Shell gas station and a storage facility, to promote its new brand of beef. It’ll disperse the scent during rush hour, from 7 to 10 a.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m., every day until June […]

  This kid seems to be the hottest thing since “Tickle me Elmo!” The girls love him, he seems to be getting respect from the vets, Usher bought him a car for his sweet 16, and he is a fixture on 106 & Park! Who could ask for anything more!!! Here are a few excerpts from […]

Usher and his creative team began tossing around ideas for his next album, they had one goal in mind: to get his swagger back. “I had checked out,” the singer acknowledges. “I went all the way into being super husband and super dad, thinking, ‘I’ve got to be serious all the time. I’ve got to […]

We would say yes, but we the ones asking the questions here.

You know something is wrong with the record industry when Susan Boyle is platinum in 2 weeks!! I repeat Susan Boyle is platinum in 2 weeks! I don’t recall seeing Susan Boyle sitting on the 106 & Park couch. I haven’t seen a video for a single. Does she have a cover story for Rolling […]

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