XXL Freshmen 2015: Cozz Pitch [Video]

XXL Freshmen 2015 is coming and the freshman hopefuls are gearing up to possibly make this year’s class. With the 10th Spot voting happening now, we have to let the potentials tell us why they should appear on this year’s cover. Last June, Cozz signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville Records following the hype from his debut record “Dreams,” which dropped last March. The track landed at number two on Billboard’s Emerging Artist… Read more »

XXL Freshmen 2015: Young Lito Pitch [Video]

XXL Freshmen 2015 is coming and the freshman hopefuls are gearing up to possibly make this year’s class. With the10 Spot voting happening now, we have to let the potentials tell us why they should appear on this year’s cover. Young Lito is signed to 2014 XXL Freshmen Troy Ave’s label, BSB Records. The rapper got his first taste of stardom with the release of  Troy Ave’s “All About The Money,”… Read more »

Man Gets Into Fight for Touching Drake

  Getty Image A fan tried to get Drake’s attention by rubbing his head. Let’s just say that it did not end well. The incident happen when Drake was in Dubai over the weekend for a series of shows. He was flown in as a guest of the royal family. Drizzy and his crew was walking through Movida nightclub when a courageously foolish fan rubbed the 6 God’s head. TMZ is reporting… Read more »

Bernice Burgos Is a Tri-State Dime

Last night turnt up at epic! Love my dress from @valenciaatelier A photo posted by realberniceburgos (@realberniceburgos) on Dec 28, 2014 at 4:32pm PST Dominican bombshell, Bernice Burgos is one of the most well-known models out of the tri-state area. Her curvaceous body and sexy pictures have gained Burgos a strong following on both, Twitter and Instagram, and have created quite the buzz for the young Latina model. With Burgos,… Read more »

On the Charts: ‘Empire’ (Barely) Reigns Over Madonna

It was a tale of two tallies this week on the Billboard 200 as, depending on your vantage point, both the Empire soundtrack and Madonna’s Rebel Heart could stake a claim for the top spot. Officially, the compilation of songs from Fox’s hip-hop soap opera will be recognized as this week’s Number One…

Tanya Tucker Preps New Album and Tour

Tanya Tucker, who burst onto the country music scene at 13 years old in 1972 – and was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone just two years later – is getting ready to release her first new music since 2009’s My Turn. In a statement announcing the new LP,…

Intimate Amy Winehouse Documentary Set for Release This Summer

Amy Winehouse’s tumultuous life and career will be explored in Amy, a new documentary directed by Senna filmmaker Asif Kapadia. The film will be released July 3rd by U.K.’s Altitude Film Distribution, though no U.S. distributor has been announced, Deadline reports. 

The documentary explores the singer’s relationships, battles with media attention and influential…

Battle of the Bands announce latest winner

Mario Di Bari Singer, novelist and short-story writer Gabriella Ghermandi has been crowned the winner of the latest World Music Network Battle of the Bands with ‘Atse Tewodros’ taken from Atse Tewodros Project Born in Addis Ababa in 1965, Gabriella Ghermandi is of Italian-Ethiopian descent. She launched the Atse Tewodros Project in the Ethiopian capital back in 2010, […]

Songlines Music Awards 2015: The Nominees

Seven years since their launch, the Songlines Music Awards continue to champion the huge amount of brilliant music from around the world. These 16 nominees have been voted for by Songlines readers and the general public And the nominees are… BEST ARTIST Tony Allen (for Film of Life on Jazz Village) Julie Fowlis (for Gach Sgeul – Every Story on Machair Records) Seth Lakeman (for Word of […]

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