Music

U.K. TikTok Phenom PinkPantheress Preps Debut Mixtape ‘To Hell With It’

PinkPantheress, the 20-year-old London phenom who went viral on TikTok with her song “Pain,” will release her debut mixtape, To Hell With It, on October 15th.  The 10-track project opens with “Pain” and includes a handful of other recently released tunes, including “Passion,” “Just for Me,” and “Break It Off.”  …

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Wale, J. Cole Reunite for New Song ‘Poke it Out’

Wale and J. Cole reunite for new song “Poke it Out.” The rappers last collaborated on 2018’s “My Boy – Freestyle.” The new track will appear on the D.C. rapper’s upcoming studio album, Folarin 2, which arrives on October 22nd via Warner Records. The flirtatious Cool & Dre beat-laced song …

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Is Britney’s Legal Battle Really Over?

For the first time in more than 13 years, Britney Spears woke up Thursday without her father, James “Jamie” Spears, in control of her $60 million fortune. His ability to pull the levers of her life by controlling her purse strings was cut off on Wednesday, when a Los Angeles …

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Flashback: Mary J. Blige Cameos During Aerosmith/’NSync/Britney 2001 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Super Bowl 56 might mark the first halftime performance for Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, and Eminem, but fellow guest Mary J. Blige has been there before. In fact, the singer was part of one of the most infamous (or revered, depending on your tastes) halftime shows in history: …

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‘Your Music Is Like a Little Hot Dog Cart’: J Balvin and Residente’s Latin Grammys Spat, Explained

A few hours after the Latin Grammy nominations were announced on Tuesday, J Balvin resurrected an argument that he’s been making for a few years now: Reggaeton acts are often asked to perform at the awards ceremony, perhaps to boost the telecast’s ratings, but they aren’t always recognized by the …

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Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Mary J Blige Set for Super Bowl 56 Halftime Show

The NFL has announced that Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and Mary J. Blige will perform together for the first time during the Super Bowl LVI halftime show on February 13th, 2022. With Super Bowl LVI set for Inglewood, California’s SoFi Stadium — the first Los Angeles-area Super …

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Stars Support Britney Spears After Judge Removes Dad as Conservator: ‘Thank God’ Cher Says

Britney Spears will finally be free of her father Jamie Spears’ reign as her conservator. A judge’s ruling on Wednesday granted the pop star’s request that her father be suspended “effective today” from overseeing her $60 million estate, an arrangement which began in 2008. Leading up to the hearing, crowds …

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Lil Nas X Puts a Queer Spin on Dolly Parton’s “Jolene”

Lil Nas X celebrated the release of his debut album Montero by re-inventing Dolly Parton’s signature song “Jolene” during a recent performance for BBC Radio One’s Live Lounge. Singing in a deep baritone over a sparse rock arrangement, Lil Nas X delivered an intense, gender-flipping rendition of Parton’s 1973 hit about …

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Judge Suspends Britney Spears’ Father From Conservatorship ‘Effective Today’

Jamie Spears no longer holds any keys to the Britdom. A judge on Wednesday suspended Britney Spears’ dad from his role as conservator of her $60 million estate “effective today.” “I believe that the suspension of [James Spears] is in the best interest of the conservatee, Ms. Britney Spears,” Judge …

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