HIP-HOP/R&B, HOWARD STERN, MUSIC

John Legend remembers his first love song

John Legend stopped by The Howard Stern Studios Tuesday and spoke with Howard Stern about his start in music. Legend said that he began playing the piano when he was four years old, and confirmed Howard’s assessment that the musician was … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top Ten (8/10/13)

SiriusXM’s Hip-Hop Nation brings you the freshest Hip-Hop songs in the country… according to you! This week T.I., B.O.B. and Kendrick Lamar hold the top spot, but Jay-Z is right on their heels. Looks like Kendrick knows how to make … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, TV

Robin Thicke was a ladies’ man on the Growing Pains set

Long before Robin Thicke was dancing with half-naked women in the Blurred Lines video, he was playing the Casanova on the set of his dad’s show, Growing Pains. “I was pimpin’ it out,” he told The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MLB, MUSIC, SPORTS

Adam Jones takes over Backspin during MLB All-Star Weekend

Tune in on Saturday, July 13th at 4 pm ET as MLB All-Star center fielder Adam Jones takes over Backspin during All-Star weekend. Jones will be playing his favorite classic hip-hop tracks while sharing memories brought back to him by … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

J. Cole performs ‘Crooked Smile’ at SiriusXM

Jermaine Cole, better known as J. Cole, stopped by SiriusXM and joined Hip-Hop Nation for an exclusive album release party. “Born Sinner” is J. Cole’s second studio album, and has a darker feel to it than his previous record. J. … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, POP CULTURE, TV

LISTEN: Jonathan Cheban Dispels Rumors About Kanye West

Jonathan Cheban, Kim Kardashian’s confidant, spoke to Bonnie Fuller on SiriusXM Stars about the rumors spreading that Kanye West cheated on Kardashian, his pregnant girlfriend. Listen to the clip to hear Cheban explain how he knows Kanye never cheated with … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

WATCH: RaVaughn Rips Into Soul with “Better Be Good” Live at SiriusXM

Soul songstress RaVaughn gave us very explicit directions when she sang this passionate, live rendition of her hit “Better Be Good” at the SiriusXM studios. As her voice sails boldly through her wide range, we decide we are going to … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

WATCH: RaVaughn Will Be Your “Best Friend”

Ne-Yo’s frank and sophisticated discovery, the beautiful RaVaughn, showcased her natural style and talent at The Heat’s SiriusXM Studios. This intimate live performance makes us wish we could be her “Best Friend” too.

ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP CULTURE

Sway in the Morning

Weekdays 8 am ET Best of Sway in the Morning, Sundays 8pm ET Sway welcomes special guests, including hip-hop artists, celebrities and newsmakers, for in-studio interviews, presents song premieres, reports on music news and more, hosting the show live from the … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

WATCH: Boyz II Men Have Staying Power with “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday”

Boyz II Men showed us that they’re not saying goodbye to anything with this soulful acoustic version of their hit “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” performed recently at the SiriusXM studios in New York. Sitting simply on … Continued