Hear the Weeknd's Riveting New Song 'False Alarm'

The Weeknd pairs his brooding after-hours aesthetic with pulsating dance-punk on his new song, "False Alarm." While "False Alarm" still finds the Weeknd crooning lines like "Bathroom stalls for the powdered nose" and "You love her but you'll never be...

Hear Flying Lotus' Alias Captain Murphy's Eerie 'Crowned'

Flying Lotus, a.k.a Steven Ellison, has released new song "Crowned" under his rap alias Captain Murphy as part of the Adult Swim Singles series. The free download is one of only a few Captain Murphy songs that have been released since his 2012 debut...

White House Taps Chance the Rapper for Christmas Tree Lighting

Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson and gospel star Yolanda Adams will perform at the White House's annual National Christmas Tree Lighting, Pitchfork reports. The event will take place December 1st and a free ticket lottery for the general public will...

Watch PartyNextDoor's Infectious, Beach-Themed Video 'Not Nice'

PartyNextDoor will embark on headlining tour this fall with support from collaborator Jeremih. The Summer's Over tour will launch on November 8th in Miami. The OVO artist's tour announcement arrives nearly two months after he released his sophomore album PartyNextDoor...

Drake Releases New Short Film 'Please Forgive Me'

Drake's highly anticipated short film that loosely accompanies his last album Views has arrived. The rapper released the film, titled Please Forgive Me, via Apple Music early Monday morning. Anthony Mandler (Rihanna, Beyonce) co-directed the short film. Drake's album Views was a substantial breakthrough...

A Tribe Called Quest's 'The Low End Theory': 10 Things You Didn't Know

Released on September 24, 1991, A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory is the quintessential moment where hip-hop let its jazz muse fly. Others – most notably Gang Starr – had explored fusions between jazz and hip-hop, but Q-Tip, Phife Dawg and Ali...

Jared Leto Loses Lawsuit Over TMZ's Taylor Swift Diss Video

A U.S. district court judge has sided with TMZ and its parent company Warner Bros. in a lawsuit filed by Jared Leto after the tabloid site leaked video of the actor-singer criticizing Taylor Swift. In Leto's copyright infringement lawsuit, which...

Watch Rae Sremmurd's New 'Black Beatles' Video With Gucci Mane

Rae Sremmurd have often embraced the decadent rock 'n' roll party lifestyle and on the atmospheric-tipped "Black Beatles" video the rappers turn up that vibe, whether it's onstage, backstage or roaming the streets. The clip opens with brothers Khalif "Swae...

Hear the Weeknd's New Collaboration with Daft Punk 'Starboy'

The Weeknd, aka Abel Tesfaye, has unveiled the title track to his forthcoming album, Starboy. The release of the song "Starboy" comes on the heels of the R&B singer announcing the new album and its preorder along with sharing its cover, which he revealed...

Hear Leonard Cohen's Mesmerizing New Song 'You Want It Darker'

Leonard Cohen celebrated his 82nd birthday Wednesday with the announcement that his upcoming LP, You Want It Darker, will arrive on October 21st. The veteran musician released the mesmerizing title track, which, according to a press release, "delves into an unflinching exploration of the religious...

Kevin Hart's 'Chocolate Droppa' Alter Ego Recruits T.I., Migos for 'Baller Alert'

Kevin Hart and his rapper alter ego "Chocolate Droppa" alias signed a record deal with Motown in August, and on Monday the comedian unexpectedly returned to his music side project with "Baller Alert," featuring T.I. and Migos. The Atlanta rappers...

Emmys 2016: Watch Tori Kelly's Touching 'Hallelujah' for 'In Memoriam'

Tori Kelly's rendition of Leonard Cohen's classic, funereal "Hallelujah" paid respects to the actors, industry stalwarts and behind-the-scenes TV people who have passed away since the 2015 Emmys broadcast. "Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy – I could...

DMX Joins Puff Daddy's Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour

Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs' Bad Boy Family Reunion added another artist to its stacked lineup, branching out beyond the label's family tree to recruit DMX for the trek. The Ruff Ryders rapper previously appeared during the tour's opening show in Chicago September 1st. ...

Iggy Pop to Revisit 'Post Pop Depression' for Concert Film, Live Album

Iggy Pop will revisit his recent LP Post Pop Depression, his collaboration with Josh Homme, as well as its supporting trek on a new live album/concert film. The rocker also shared the first clip from the concert film, the group's rendition of Lust for...

See Michael C. Hall's Stunning Performance of David Bowie's 'Lazarus'

Actor Michael C. Hall paid proper homage to David Bowie during his performance of Bowie's "Lazarus" at the 2016 Hyundai Mercury Prize ceremony on Thursday. Backed by a full band, which included backup singers and a horn section, the former...

Watch Animated Father John Misty Perform Humorous New Song 'This is America'

Father John Misty sings about death and Go-Gurt in new song "This is America," which will be featured in Adult Swim's animated sketch-comedy show Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio. The humorous ditty chronicles various ludicrous ways in which Americans...

Watch Bruce Springsteen Read Chilling Excerpt From New Book

Bruce Springsteen recalls the challenge of incorporating the political and social climate of the Sixties and Seventies into his music in a fascinating excerpt from his upcoming autobiography, Born to Run. "To make these images matter, I'd have to shape...

Hear Tangerine Dream's Spooky Cover of 'Stranger Things' Theme

Tangerine Dream, the German electronic group that inspired the music of Stranger Things, have shared their own version of two of the score's tracks, including the show's opening theme. The members of Survive, the group who composed the music for the overnight cult...

On the Charts: Travis Scott Earns First Number One With 'Birds'

Travis Scott scored his first Number One album on the Billboard 200 as the rapper's Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight sold 88,000 total copies in its debut week to claim the top spot. The rapper's previous LP, 2015's Rodeo, peaked at Number Three....

Prince Buster: Jamaica's True Voice of the People

Lester Sterling, the celebrated saxophonist trained at Kingston's famous Alpha Boys School and member of the legendary Skatalites, didn't realize Jamaican music pioneer Prince Buster was so multitalented when he first met him. None of the big producers in the 1950s and Sixties, after all, were...