HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Meet the Heat’s Dion Summers: music lover, radio nerd, and die-hard Whitney Houston fan

Dion Summers says “blessed” a lot. He’s “blessed” to work in radio, “blessed” to have met the very hip-hop, pop, and R&B personalities he grew up admiring, and “blessed” to program The Heat, SiriusXM’s premier urban station. Most of all, however, … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (2/22/14)

Order in the Hip-Hop Nation music meeting! On today’s agenda, we’ll discuss Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock’s Money Trees, which is at number one for the third week running! Drake’s The Language stays strong in the second spot once again, … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Classic Hip-Hop collective Bone Thugs-N-Harmony take over Backspin on Tuesday, Feb. 18

Airing Tuesday 2/18 at 2 pm ET on Backspin, Ch. 46 Replaying Tuesday 2/18 at 2 pm ET, Thursday 2/20 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 2/22 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 2/23 at 8 pm ET Classic ’90s hip-hop … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, NBA

Sway, Spike Lee, Foxxhole and more in New Orleans for NBA All-Star Weekend

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and the rest of the NBA’s elite head to the Big Easy in the coming days for the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend. Joining King James, Melo and the Durantula? A host of SiriusXM talent, … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (2/8/14)

Order in the Hip-Hop Nation music meeting! On today’s agenda, we’ll discuss Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock’s Money Trees, which is at number one for the second week in a row. At number two is Drake’s The Language, followed by … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Listen: Macklemore’s top three things to do in Seattle

If you were visiting Seattle, what would you do first? Maybe visit the Space Needle? Or Pike Place Market? How about the Experience Music Project? Or get a cup of coffee at the first-ever Starbucks? Well, whatever you would do, … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Schoolboy Q talks Black Hippy + what fans can expect from Oxymoron on Hip-Hop Nation

ICYMI: If you’ve never heard a Schoolboy Q interview before, then do yourself a giant favor and click “play” on the Soundcloud below. Giving a no-holds-barred, DGAF interview on Hip-Hop Nation, Schoolboy Q sat down with Torae to discuss the … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, NFL

Cam Newton AKA Ace Boogie freestyles on Sway in the Morning

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton proved during the 2013 NFL season that he’s an elite passer. Ace Boogie proved Thursday at Radio Row that he’s an elite MC. To follow along all of the action Super Bowl week, visit SiriusXM’s … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (1/25/14)

This week’s music meeting is hereby called to order! Let’s review the meeting agenda: First on the list is Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock’s Money Trees, which is number one this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Top 10 countdown. At number two is YG, … Continued

COUNTRY, DANCE/ELECTRONIC, ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, JAZZ/STANDARDS, MUSIC, POP, POP CULTURE, ROCK

16 things to look out for at the 2014 Grammys

At this point, you’re probably fully aware that the 2014 Grammys are happening this Sunday (Jan. 26 at 8 pm ET). There’s just soooo much to look forward to this year, what with all the high-profile nominees, the many performers, … Continued