The new film '12 Years A Slave' looks like its going to be a heartbreaker, as it tells the story of an African American man from the North who's kidnapped into slavery. John Legend channels the painful subject matter on 'Roll Jordan Roll,' which will be featured on the film's official soundtrack.
Janelle Monae will receive the Rising Star Award at the 2013 Billboard Women in Music event. The ceremony, which takes place in New York on Dec. 10, will salute women who are making great strides in the music world.
Mateo did say during a sit-down with The Boombox that he was pretty jealous of Drake for writing 'Hold On We're Going Home.' But after performing his new song 'Rosie' for a special McDonald's Live Bytes session at MSR Studios in New York City, we're sure there will be plenty singers jealous that they didn't write the track first.
It seems like Nas has been in a good place between last year's 'Life Is Good' -- which showed contentment not only in its title, but its lyrics too -- and spending his 40th birthday with family, friends and Hennessy. We see more of this positive mindset in his uplifting verse on the remix to Rudimental's 'Free,' which also features Scottish singer Emeli Sandé.
Lili K may be new on the neo-soul scene, but this Milwaukee-raised, Chicago-based singer has been making a name for herself and has shared the stage with Musiq Soulchild, Chance the Rapper and Dwele. Now she's out with her latest track, 'Something Special.'
Melanie Fiona serves a cold dish of hate to her former beau in her summery video for 'Cold Piece.' The Alan Nglish-produced track is a musical gift from the Canadian songbird as she works on her third album.
Fans will have to wait a little longer for R. Kelly's 'Black Panties' album. The collection was originally due Nov. 11 but a rep for RCA Records has confirmed to Rolling Stone that it has been pushed back a month.
Long hair, don't care. After shocking the world with her pixie cut back in August, it looks like Beyonce is keeping it long and blonde. Mrs. Carter went on Instagram Wednesday (Oct. 16) and posted a sweet photo of her on the beach holding her daughter Blue Ivy.
Fans have been waiting oh so patiently for Beyonce to drop a new single, and it looks like it could happen soon. According to New York Daily News, sources have told the newspaper that Queen Bey is coming and she's ready to take out competition.
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