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Fat Joe tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/6/2016)

The Shade 45 10.5 Countdown has moved to a new time. You can now catch the week’s hottest songs Mondays at 7 pm ET! This week Fat Joe/Remy Ma/Jay Z’s All The Way Up Remix takes the number one spot followed by … Continued

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Fat Joe tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/6/2016)

The Shade 45 10.5 Countdown has moved to a new time. You can now catch the week’s hottest songs Mondays at 7 pm ET! This week Fat Joe/Remy Ma/Jay Z’s All The Way Up Remix takes the number one spot followed by … Continued

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Music-versary: Prince was born on June 7, 1958

We can’t believe he’s gone because we adored so much about him. The way he couldn’t care less about what anyone thought. The way he broke and remade the rules. The way he pushed the envelope until he got bored … Continued

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Music-versary: Prince was born on June 7, 1958

We can’t believe he’s gone because we adored so much about him. The way he couldn’t care less about what anyone thought. The way he broke and remade the rules. The way he pushed the envelope until he got bored … Continued

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Black Music Month: Meet 11 unsung heroes of the music industry

Since 1979, June has been designated as Black Music Month. Black musicians, composers, singers and songwriters have contributed immensely to American music despite many of them never receiving the mainstream shine and acclaim their talents and influence warranted. Many of … Continued

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Black Music Month: Meet 11 unsung heroes of the music industry

Since 1979, June has been designated as Black Music Month. Black musicians, composers, singers and songwriters have contributed immensely to American music despite many of them never receiving the mainstream shine and acclaim their talents and influence warranted. Many of … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Chance The Rapper, Future, Wale, Mistah F.A.B. + more (5/30/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book, Future’s Purple Reign, Wale’s S.H.I.N.E., Mistah F.A.B.’s Son Of A Pimp Part 2 and more! Take them for a spin, … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Chance The Rapper, Future, Wale, Mistah F.A.B. + more (5/30/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book, Future’s Purple Reign, Wale’s S.H.I.N.E., Mistah F.A.B.’s Son Of A Pimp Part 2 and more! Take them for a spin, … Continued

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Common on the T.I. concert shooting: Violence isn’t ‘a problem created by hip-hop culture’

Hip-hop artists aren’t “thugs.” That’s the message Common hopes to impart in the wake of a fatal shooting backstage before T.I.’s concert at New York City’s Irving Plaza last week. Authorities have charged rapper Troy Ave with attempted murder and criminal possession of a … Continued

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Common on the T.I. concert shooting: Violence isn’t ‘a problem created by hip-hop culture’

Hip-hop artists aren’t “thugs.” That’s the message Common hopes to impart in the wake of a fatal shooting backstage before T.I.’s concert at New York City’s Irving Plaza last week. Authorities have charged rapper Troy Ave with attempted murder and criminal possession of a … Continued

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Royce da 5’9″ top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (5/30/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Royce da 5’9″‘s Tabernacle takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix while Fat Joe and Remy Ma’s All The Way Up closes out the top three. Take … Continued

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Royce da 5’9″ top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (5/30/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Royce da 5’9″‘s Tabernacle takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix while Fat Joe and Remy Ma’s All The Way Up closes out the top three. Take … Continued

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Future tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (5/28/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future and The Weeknd’s Low Life takes the top spot followed by J. Cole’s Love Yourz at number two. Fat Joe’s All The Way Up comes in at … Continued

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Future tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (5/28/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future and The Weeknd’s Low Life takes the top spot followed by J. Cole’s Love Yourz at number two. Fat Joe’s All The Way Up comes in at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Drake, Chance The Rapper, Wale, T.I., Kevin Gates + more (5/23/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Drake’s Views, Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book, Wale’s S.H.I.N.E., T.I.’s The Dime Trap, Kevin Gates’ Isiah and more! Take them for a spin, and let … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Drake, Chance The Rapper, Wale, T.I., Kevin Gates + more (5/23/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Drake’s Views, Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book, Wale’s S.H.I.N.E., T.I.’s The Dime Trap, Kevin Gates’ Isiah and more! Take them for a spin, and let … Continued

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A$AP Ferg tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (5/21/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level takes the top spot followed by J. Cole’s Love Yourz at number two. Future and The Weeknd’s Low Life comes in at … Continued

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A$AP Ferg tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (5/21/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level takes the top spot followed by J. Cole’s Love Yourz at number two. Future and The Weeknd’s Low Life comes in at … Continued

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Royce da 5’9″ top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (5/23/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Royce da 5’9″‘s Tabernacle takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix while Desiigner’s Panda closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made this … Continued

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Royce da 5’9″ top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (5/23/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Royce da 5’9″‘s Tabernacle takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix while Desiigner’s Panda closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made this … Continued

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Sips & Sounds: Cocktails paired with your favorite summer tunes

There’s no denying it — summer is in full swing, and Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day are the season’s main events. Many classic songs pay homage to these long-awaited few months – some are nostalgic, some eager, while … Continued

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Sips & Sounds: Cocktails paired with your favorite summer tunes

There’s no denying it — summer is in full swing, and Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day are the season’s main events. Many classic songs pay homage to these long-awaited few months – some are nostalgic, some eager, while … Continued

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Music-versary: Patti LaBelle was born on May 24, 1944

For more than five decades, Patti LaBelle has been wowing audiences with her extraordinary voice (her signature range is guaranteed to produce goose bumps), and most recently pleasing our palates with her delicious Patti’s Good Life pies and other confections. … Continued

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Music-versary: Patti LaBelle was born on May 24, 1944

For more than five decades, Patti LaBelle has been wowing audiences with her extraordinary voice (her signature range is guaranteed to produce goose bumps), and most recently pleasing our palates with her delicious Patti’s Good Life pies and other confections. … Continued

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Kelly Rowland on staying close with Destiny’s Child: Our friendship is ‘super precious’

Since pursuing solo careers, the ladies of Destiny’s Child have gone on to greatness: Kelly Rowland is an R&B star paying it forward by assembling her own girl group, Michelle Williams is a successful gospel singer and Beyonce Knowles is … well, … Continued

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Kelly Rowland on staying close with Destiny’s Child: Our friendship is ‘super precious’

Since pursuing solo careers, the ladies of Destiny’s Child have gone on to greatness: Kelly Rowland is an R&B star paying it forward by assembling her own girl group, Michelle Williams is a successful gospel singer and Beyonce Knowles is … well, … Continued

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Music-versary: Eminem released The Marshall Mathers LP on May 23, 2000

Release date: May 23, 2000 Backstory: Shocking, harrowing, offensive, complex, emotional, captivating.  Those are just a few words to describe The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem’s third studio album released in the spring of 2000 and titled after his birth name. … Continued

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Music-versary: Eminem released The Marshall Mathers LP on May 23, 2000

Release date: May 23, 2000 Backstory: Shocking, harrowing, offensive, complex, emotional, captivating.  Those are just a few words to describe The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem’s third studio album released in the spring of 2000 and titled after his birth name. … Continued

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Music-versary: Notorious B.I.G. was born on May 21, 1972

Ask anyone to name the five greatest rappers of all time and the Notorious B.I.G. is always near the top of the list. That’s because he was larger that life, not only in stature and name, but also in overall … Continued

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Music-versary: Notorious B.I.G. was born on May 21, 1972

Ask anyone to name the five greatest rappers of all time and the Notorious B.I.G. is always near the top of the list. That’s because he was larger that life, not only in stature and name, but also in overall … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Chance The Rapper, ScHoolboy Q, Young Thug, 50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa + more (5/16/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels Hip-Hop Nation, Shade 45 and The Heat. Check out material from Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book, Young Thug’s Slime Season 3, 50 Cent’s Kanan: Reloaded, T.I.’s The Dime Trap and more! Take them for a … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Chance The Rapper, ScHoolboy Q, Young Thug, 50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa + more (5/16/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels Hip-Hop Nation, Shade 45 and The Heat. Check out material from Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book, Young Thug’s Slime Season 3, 50 Cent’s Kanan: Reloaded, T.I.’s The Dime Trap and more! Take them for a … Continued

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What the Hamilton cast hopes audiences take away from the hit musical

Alexander Hamilton became the coolest founding father thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s hip-hop musical. Hamilton is the hottest ticket on Broadway, but for fans still obsessively entering the lottery every day, SiriusXM brings you a Town Hall event hosted by Anderson … Continued

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What the Hamilton cast hopes audiences take away from the hit musical

Alexander Hamilton became the coolest founding father thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s hip-hop musical. Hamilton is the hottest ticket on Broadway, but for fans still obsessively entering the lottery every day, SiriusXM brings you a Town Hall event hosted by Anderson … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (5/14/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s Love Yourz takes the top spot followed by A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level at number two. Drake’s Summer Sixteen comes in at number three with … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (5/14/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s Love Yourz takes the top spot followed by A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level at number two. Drake’s Summer Sixteen comes in at number three with … Continued

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Royce da 5’9″ top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (5/16/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Royce da 5’9″‘s Tabernacle takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix while Desiigner’s Panda closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made this … Continued

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Royce da 5’9″ top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (5/16/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Royce da 5’9″‘s Tabernacle takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix while Desiigner’s Panda closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made this … Continued

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Lionel Richie & Dave Grohl talk Motown, Glastonbury, retirement + more during Vegas Town Hall

Lionel Richie, one of the world’s all-time best-selling artists, invited an intimate group of SiriusXM subscribers and celebrity guests (including Reba McEntire, Ronnie Dunn, Nicole Richie, Cameron Diaz, and Joel and Benji Madden) to sit around his piano while he … Continued

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Lionel Richie & Dave Grohl talk Motown, Glastonbury, retirement + more during Vegas Town Hall

Lionel Richie, one of the world’s all-time best-selling artists, invited an intimate group of SiriusXM subscribers and celebrity guests (including Reba McEntire, Ronnie Dunn, Nicole Richie, Cameron Diaz, and Joel and Benji Madden) to sit around his piano while he … Continued

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Music-Versary: Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950

Stevie Wonder has been blessing the world with his divine voice, joyful up-tempo jams and exquisite ballads since he was a preteen. There are very few artists who have had such a long, illustrious and successful career. Wonder is a … Continued

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Music-Versary: Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950

Stevie Wonder has been blessing the world with his divine voice, joyful up-tempo jams and exquisite ballads since he was a preteen. There are very few artists who have had such a long, illustrious and successful career. Wonder is a … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Drake, Alicia Keys, YFC Lucci, Migos + more (5/9/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels Hip-Hop Nation, Shade 45 and Heart & Soul. Check out material from Drake’s Views, YFN Lucci’s Wish Me Well 2 and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones you’re … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Drake, Alicia Keys, YFC Lucci, Migos + more (5/9/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels Hip-Hop Nation, Shade 45 and Heart & Soul. Check out material from Drake’s Views, YFN Lucci’s Wish Me Well 2 and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones you’re … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (5/7/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s Love Yourz takes the top spot followed by Future and The Weeknd’s Low Life at number two. Drake’s Summer Sixteen comes in at number three with A$AP … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (5/7/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s Love Yourz takes the top spot followed by Future and The Weeknd’s Low Life at number two. Drake’s Summer Sixteen comes in at number three with A$AP … Continued

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Michael Brown’s mom Lezley McSpadden ‘cried’ when Beyonce asked her to be in Lemonade: ‘I appreciate her for being bold’

Though Lemonade has made tabloid headlines for its theme of infidelity, Beyonce’s visual album is largely a reflection on the struggles and strength of black women in America. Alongside celeb cameos by tennis star Serena Williams and actress/singer Zendaya are … Continued

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Michael Brown’s mom Lezley McSpadden ‘cried’ when Beyonce asked her to be in Lemonade: ‘I appreciate her for being bold’

Though Lemonade has made tabloid headlines for its theme of infidelity, Beyonce’s visual album is largely a reflection on the struggles and strength of black women in America. Alongside celeb cameos by tennis star Serena Williams and actress/singer Zendaya are … Continued

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SiriusXM Backspin Presents The Art of Rap: Legendary rappers + hip-hop artists to embark on nationwide tour

Last year, hip-hop veteran Ice-T put together the inaugural Art of Rap Festival — billed as “the post prolific and essential hip-hop festival ever” — to massive crowds in Orange County, California and the Bay Area. Taking its name from … Continued

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SiriusXM Backspin Presents The Art of Rap: Legendary rappers + hip-hop artists to embark on nationwide tour

Last year, hip-hop veteran Ice-T put together the inaugural Art of Rap Festival — billed as “the post prolific and essential hip-hop festival ever” — to massive crowds in Orange County, California and the Bay Area. Taking its name from … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Anderson Cooper to host Town Hall with ‘HAMILTON’ cast and creative team

Since opening on Broadway last summer, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s buzzed-about musical HAMILTON has scored a record 16 Tony Award® nominations, including Best Musical, and has earned Miranda the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Celebrities, politicians, and let’s face it, pretty much anyone who … Continued

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Anderson Cooper to host Town Hall with ‘HAMILTON’ cast and creative team

Since opening on Broadway last summer, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s buzzed-about musical HAMILTON has scored a record 16 Tony Award® nominations, including Best Musical, and has earned Miranda the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Celebrities, politicians, and let’s face it, pretty much anyone who … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Drake, Nas, Fetty Wap, A$AP Ferg, 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne + more (5/2/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Drake’s Views From The Six, 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne’s Collegrove, A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper, J DIlla’s The Diary, and more! Take them … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Drake, Nas, Fetty Wap, A$AP Ferg, 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne + more (5/2/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Drake’s Views From The Six, 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne’s Collegrove, A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper, J DIlla’s The Diary, and more! Take them … Continued

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50 Cent and Chris Brown top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (5/2/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix takes the number one spot followed by Wiz Khalifa and Travi$ Scott’s Bake Sale while Kevin Gates’ 2 Phones closes out the top three. Take a look … Continued

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50 Cent and Chris Brown top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (5/2/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix takes the number one spot followed by Wiz Khalifa and Travi$ Scott’s Bake Sale while Kevin Gates’ 2 Phones closes out the top three. Take a look … Continued

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Kendrick Lamar tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/30/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Kendrick Lamar’s Untitled 07/Levitate takes the top spot followed by Desiigner’s Panda at number two. Drake’s Summer Sixteen comes in at number three with J. Cole’s Love Yourz taking … Continued

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Kendrick Lamar tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/30/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Kendrick Lamar’s Untitled 07/Levitate takes the top spot followed by Desiigner’s Panda at number two. Drake’s Summer Sixteen comes in at number three with J. Cole’s Love Yourz taking … Continued

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Who’s Becky with the good hair? Mathew Knowles reveals who he thinks Beyoncé’s Lemonade is about

Beyoncé’s father has a theory about Lemonade: It’s not about him, or Jay Z. It’s about all of us.  The Beyhive has been buzzing about the identity of “Becky with the good hair,” a side-piece the pop star name-drops in Sorry. … Continued

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Who’s Becky with the good hair? Mathew Knowles reveals who he thinks Beyoncé’s Lemonade is about

Beyoncé’s father has a theory about Lemonade: It’s not about him, or Jay Z. It’s about all of us.  The Beyhive has been buzzing about the identity of “Becky with the good hair,” a side-piece the pop star name-drops in Sorry. … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Fetty Wap, Snoop Dogg, G-Eazy, Chris Brown, Jeremih + more (4/25/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from G-Eazy’s When It’s Dark Out, Jeremih’s Late Nights, Big Sean & Jhene Aiko’s TWENTY88 and more! Take them for a spin, and let us … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Fetty Wap, Snoop Dogg, G-Eazy, Chris Brown, Jeremih + more (4/25/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from G-Eazy’s When It’s Dark Out, Jeremih’s Late Nights, Big Sean & Jhene Aiko’s TWENTY88 and more! Take them for a spin, and let us … Continued

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A$AP Ferg tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (4/25/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, A$AP Ferg’s New Level takes the number one spot followed by Wiz Khalifa and Travi$ Scott’s Bake Sale while Fat Joe and Remy Ma’s All The Way Up closes out the top three. Take a look at who … Continued

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A$AP Ferg tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (4/25/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, A$AP Ferg’s New Level takes the number one spot followed by Wiz Khalifa and Travi$ Scott’s Bake Sale while Fat Joe and Remy Ma’s All The Way Up closes out the top three. Take a look at who … Continued

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Kendrick Lamar tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/23/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Kendrick Lamar’s Untitled 07/Levitate takes the top spot followed by Drake’s Summer Sixteen at number two. 2 Chainz and :il Wayne’s Gotta Lotta comes in at number three with … Continued

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Kendrick Lamar tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/23/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Kendrick Lamar’s Untitled 07/Levitate takes the top spot followed by Drake’s Summer Sixteen at number two. 2 Chainz and :il Wayne’s Gotta Lotta comes in at number three with … Continued

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Beyonce’s ‘proud’ dad Mathew Knowles on ‘Lemonade’ lyrics: ‘I’ve never in my life hit my daughter’

The Internet is bowing down to Beyonce after she debuted her stunningly raw new visual album Lemonade — and speculating whether its theme of infidelity really references husband Jay Z and dad Mathew Knowles. The superstar has had a complicated relationship with her father, … Continued

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Beyonce’s ‘proud’ dad Mathew Knowles on ‘Lemonade’ lyrics: ‘I’ve never in my life hit my daughter’

The Internet is bowing down to Beyonce after she debuted her stunningly raw new visual album Lemonade — and speculating whether its theme of infidelity really references husband Jay Z and dad Mathew Knowles. The superstar has had a complicated relationship with her father, … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: A$AP Ferg, Missy Elliot, The Weeknd, OT Genasis + more (4/18/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper, OT Genasis’ Rhythm & Bricks, Belly’s Up For Days and more! Take them for a spin, and let us … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: A$AP Ferg, Missy Elliot, The Weeknd, OT Genasis + more (4/18/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper, OT Genasis’ Rhythm & Bricks, Belly’s Up For Days and more! Take them for a spin, and let us … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/16/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s Love Yourz takes the top spot followed by A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level at number two. Drake’s Summer Sixteen comes in at number three with … Continued

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J. Cole tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/16/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. J. Cole’s Love Yourz takes the top spot followed by A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level at number two. Drake’s Summer Sixteen comes in at number three with … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

A$AP Ferg tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (4/18/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, A$AP Ferg’s New Level takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix while Kanye West’s No More Parties In L.A. closes out the top three. Take a look … Continued

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A$AP Ferg tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (4/18/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, A$AP Ferg’s New Level takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix while Kanye West’s No More Parties In L.A. closes out the top three. Take a look … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Salt-N-Pepa ‘respect’ Nicki Minaj, say ‘there’s still room’ for more female rappers

Salt-N-Pepa were trailblazers in hip-hop as the first all-female rap group, turning the male-dominated genre on its head with their sex-positive tracks. But during Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy interview on Tuesday, Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton said … Continued

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Salt-N-Pepa ‘respect’ Nicki Minaj, say ‘there’s still room’ for more female rappers

Salt-N-Pepa were trailblazers in hip-hop as the first all-female rap group, turning the male-dominated genre on its head with their sex-positive tracks. But during Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy interview on Tuesday, Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton said … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Rock

Lionel Richie celebrates Las Vegas residency with Dave Grohl-hosted Town Hall

Lionel Richie fans, get ready to dance all night long. To celebrate his Las Vegas residency presented by SiriusXM, the Grammy-winning R&B and pop icon will perform live and answer burning questions about his decades-long career during a Town Hall hosted by … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Rock

Lionel Richie celebrates Las Vegas residency with Dave Grohl-hosted Town Hall

Lionel Richie fans, get ready to dance all night long. To celebrate his Las Vegas residency presented by SiriusXM, the Grammy-winning R&B and pop icon will perform live and answer burning questions about his decades-long career during a Town Hall hosted by … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Ice Cube says Gene Simmons slamming rap is ‘wack’: Rock and roll ‘is a spirit, it’s not a guitar’

Ice Cube just gave KISS frontman Gene Simmons a rock history lesson. The stars have been feuding on Twitter ever since Simmons told Rolling Stone he “is looking forward to the death of rap,” prompting Cube to give a fiery acceptance speech … Continued

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Ice Cube says Gene Simmons slamming rap is ‘wack’: Rock and roll ‘is a spirit, it’s not a guitar’

Ice Cube just gave KISS frontman Gene Simmons a rock history lesson. The stars have been feuding on Twitter ever since Simmons told Rolling Stone he “is looking forward to the death of rap,” prompting Cube to give a fiery acceptance speech … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Drake, Kanye West, Rihanna, Kevin Gates, Yo Gotti + more (4/11/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Drake’s Views From The Six, Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo, Rihanna’s ANTI, and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Drake, Kanye West, Rihanna, Kevin Gates, Yo Gotti + more (4/11/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Drake’s Views From The Six, Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo, Rihanna’s ANTI, and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which … Continued

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Drake tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/9/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Drake’s Summer Sixteen takes the top spot followed by A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level at number two. J. Cole’s Love Yourz comes in at number three with DJ Luke … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Drake tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/9/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Drake’s Summer Sixteen takes the top spot followed by A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level at number two. J. Cole’s Love Yourz comes in at number three with DJ Luke … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

50 Cent and Chris Brown top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (4/11/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix takes the number one spot followed by A$AP Ferg’s New Level while Pusha T and Kanye West’s M.P.A. closes out the top three. Take a look … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

50 Cent and Chris Brown top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (4/11/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, 50 Cent and Chris Brown’s I’m The Man Remix takes the number one spot followed by A$AP Ferg’s New Level while Pusha T and Kanye West’s M.P.A. closes out the top three. Take a look … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Drake, Big Sean & Jhene Aiko, Future, ScHoolboy Q + more (4/4/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Drake’s Views From The Six, Big Sean and Jhene Aiko’s TWENTY88, Future’s Evol, and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Drake, Big Sean & Jhene Aiko, Future, ScHoolboy Q + more (4/4/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Drake’s Views From The Six, Big Sean and Jhene Aiko’s TWENTY88, Future’s Evol, and more! Take them for a spin, and let us know which … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

A$AP Ferg tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/2/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level takes the top spot followed by Drake’s Summer Sixteen at number two. J. Cole’s A Tale Of 2 Cities comes in at … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

A$AP Ferg tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (4/2/16)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. A$AP Ferg and Future’s New Level takes the top spot followed by Drake’s Summer Sixteen at number two. J. Cole’s A Tale Of 2 Cities comes in at … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

A$AP Ferg tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (4/4/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, A$AP Ferg’s New Level takes the number one spot followed by Kanye West’s No More Parties In L.A. while 50 Cent’s I’m The Man closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

A$AP Ferg tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (4/4/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, A$AP Ferg’s New Level takes the number one spot followed by Kanye West’s No More Parties In L.A. while 50 Cent’s I’m The Man closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

SiriusXM FLY’s nightly show ‘The Happy Hour with Heather B.’ mixes up the perfect concoction of hip-hop and R&B from the ‘90s and ‘00s

You first saw her on MTV’s The Real World: New York and you hear her every morning as co-host on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning. But Heather B. is now more fly than ever — literally! Your favorite cocktail-creating hip-hop personality is … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

SiriusXM FLY’s nightly show ‘The Happy Hour with Heather B.’ mixes up the perfect concoction of hip-hop and R&B from the ‘90s and ‘00s

You first saw her on MTV’s The Real World: New York and you hear her every morning as co-host on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning. But Heather B. is now more fly than ever — literally! Your favorite cocktail-creating hip-hop personality is … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Kanye West, A$AP Ferg, Young Thug, E-40 + more (3/28/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo, A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper, E-40’s The D-Boy Diary 1 & 2, Young Thug’s Metro Thuggin’ … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Kanye West, A$AP Ferg, Young Thug, E-40 + more (3/28/2016)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation and Shade 45. Check out material from Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo, A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper, E-40’s The D-Boy Diary 1 & 2, Young Thug’s Metro Thuggin’ … Continued

Alternative, Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Calvin Harris, Sia, Chris Stapleton, Flume, Miike Snow, Chvrches, M83, Run the Jewels, The Arcs and more

Do you prefer your Coachella to be more of a Couch-ella? Well, you won’t have to leave your home to experience all the great music this year’s festival has to offer! Once again, SiriusXM will be broadcasting live performances and … Continued

Alternative, Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Calvin Harris, Sia, Chris Stapleton, Flume, Miike Snow, Chvrches, M83, Run the Jewels, The Arcs and more

Do you prefer your Coachella to be more of a Couch-ella? Well, you won’t have to leave your home to experience all the great music this year’s festival has to offer! Once again, SiriusXM will be broadcasting live performances and … Continued

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A$AP Ferg tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (3/28/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, A$AP Ferg’s New Level takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent’s I’m The Man while Kanye West’s No More Parties In L.A. closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made … Continued

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A$AP Ferg tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (3/28/2016)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, A$AP Ferg’s New Level takes the number one spot followed by 50 Cent’s I’m The Man while Kanye West’s No More Parties In L.A. closes out the top three. Take a look at who else made … Continued

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