countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake’s ‘My Way Remix’ continues reign atop this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (6/13/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake’s remix of Fetty Wap’s “My Way” holds on to the top spot. E40 follows with Choices (Yep) while Future’s Rick Ross- and Big Sean-featuring remix to F**k Up Some Commas comes in at number … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake’s ‘My Way Remix’ continues reign atop this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (6/13/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake’s remix of Fetty Wap’s “My Way” holds on to the top spot. E40 follows with Choices (Yep) while Future’s Rick Ross- and Big Sean-featuring remix to F**k Up Some Commas comes in at number … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake’s ‘My Way Remix’ tops this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (6/6/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake’s remix of Fetty Wap’s “My Way” takes over the top spot. Once again, remixes seem to be a theme with Big Sean, Drake and Kanye West’s Blessings Remix coming in at … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake’s ‘My Way Remix’ tops this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (6/6/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake’s remix of Fetty Wap’s “My Way” takes over the top spot. Once again, remixes seem to be a theme with Big Sean, Drake and Kanye West’s Blessings Remix coming in at … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

PRhyme Continues Reign Atop the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/8/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, hip-duo PRhyme’s You Should Know snags the number one spot for the second time in a row. Kendrick Lamar’s King Kunta moves up a spot to number two while French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

PRhyme Continues Reign Atop the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/8/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, hip-duo PRhyme’s You Should Know snags the number one spot for the second time in a row. Kendrick Lamar’s King Kunta moves up a spot to number two while French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Chedda Da Connect shares his top five rap songs on Shade 45

During his visit to Shade 45, eOne recording artist Chedda Da Connect, whose song Flicka da Wrist is shooting up the charts, shared his five favorite tracks currently in rotation. Fetty Wap and Drake’s My Way Remix tops his list, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Chedda Da Connect shares his top five rap songs on Shade 45

During his visit to Shade 45, eOne recording artist Chedda Da Connect, whose song Flicka da Wrist is shooting up the charts, shared his five favorite tracks currently in rotation. Fetty Wap and Drake’s My Way Remix tops his list, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: The Latest Tracks From Your Favorite Acts (6/1/2015)

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$AP Rocky’s sophomore effort At.Long.Last.A$AP, Yelawolf’s new album Love Story, Tech N9ne’s latest effort, Special Effects, Eminem’s contribution to … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: The Latest Tracks From Your Favorite Acts (6/1/2015)

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$AP Rocky’s sophomore effort At.Long.Last.A$AP, Yelawolf’s new album Love Story, Tech N9ne’s latest effort, Special Effects, Eminem’s contribution to … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: A$AP Rocky, Big Sean, Meek Mill, Lil’ Wayne and more (6/8/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation, and Shade 45. Check out new tunes from Meek Mill, The Weeknd, Lil’ Wayne’s Free Weezy album, Big Sean’s Dark Sky Paradise, A$AP Rocky’s At.Long.Last.A$AP, Kendrick Lamar’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: A$AP Rocky, Big Sean, Meek Mill, Lil’ Wayne and more (6/8/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat, Hip-Hop Nation, and Shade 45. Check out new tunes from Meek Mill, The Weeknd, Lil’ Wayne’s Free Weezy album, Big Sean’s Dark Sky Paradise, A$AP Rocky’s At.Long.Last.A$AP, Kendrick Lamar’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, News and Issues, Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio listens to Backspin, loves old school West Coast rap

When Sen. Marco Rubio first announced his candidacy for president, he revealed that he was a fan of SiriusXM’s Backspin channel, which plays old school rap from the ‘80s and ‘90s. In an interview this week on Fox News’ Outnumbered, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, News and Issues, Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio listens to Backspin, loves old school West Coast rap

When Sen. Marco Rubio first announced his candidacy for president, he revealed that he was a fan of SiriusXM’s Backspin channel, which plays old school rap from the ‘80s and ‘90s. In an interview this week on Fox News’ Outnumbered, … Continued

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

Exclusively from Governors Ball: Hear sets by The Black Keys, Florence and the Machine, My Morning Jacket, A-Track and more from NYC

Airing Friday 6/5 at 11 am ET through Sunday 6/7 on Alt Nation (Ch. 36) with select performances on The Spectrum (Ch. 28), Jam On (Ch. 29), Electric Area (Ch. 52) and SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) You can hear both live … Continued

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

Exclusively from Governors Ball: Hear sets by The Black Keys, Florence and the Machine, My Morning Jacket, A-Track and more from NYC

Airing Friday 6/5 at 11 am ET through Sunday 6/7 on Alt Nation (Ch. 36) with select performances on The Spectrum (Ch. 28), Jam On (Ch. 29), Electric Area (Ch. 52) and SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) You can hear both live … Continued

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Future’s Rick Ross & Big Sean-featuring remix tops this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (5/30)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Future’s F**k Up Some Commas Remix featuring Rick Ross and Big Sean takes over the top spot. Remixes seem to be a theme with Fetty Wap and Drake’s My Way Remix and … Continued

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Future’s Rick Ross & Big Sean-featuring remix tops this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (5/30)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Future’s F**k Up Some Commas Remix featuring Rick Ross and Big Sean takes over the top spot. Remixes seem to be a theme with Fetty Wap and Drake’s My Way Remix and … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

PRhyme Tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/1/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown last week’s number one track Hood Go Crazy by Tech N9ne, 2 Chainz and B.o.B. gets knocked down to number five and is replaced by hip-duo PRhyme’s You Should Know. Kid Ink and Dej Loaf’s … Continued

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PRhyme Tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/1/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown last week’s number one track Hood Go Crazy by Tech N9ne, 2 Chainz and B.o.B. gets knocked down to number five and is replaced by hip-duo PRhyme’s You Should Know. Kid Ink and Dej Loaf’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fountain of Youth: 5 things Snoop Dogg says keep him looking so young

If there’s one man who makes the hip-hop lifestyle look good, it’s Snoop. Not only is he a renaissance man of music, working with artists of all genres. But after more than 20 years, he still looks as good as he … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fountain of Youth: 5 things Snoop Dogg says keep him looking so young

If there’s one man who makes the hip-hop lifestyle look good, it’s Snoop. Not only is he a renaissance man of music, working with artists of all genres. But after more than 20 years, he still looks as good as he … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

African American Music Appreciation Month: Snoop Dogg, Rico Love, Ciara, Geto Boys and more

WEEK 3 (JUNE 15-21)   Tuesday, June 16: SNOOP DOGG TOWN HALL replay at 11 pm ET (The Heat) Friday, June 19: TALKING SOUL w/ VALERIE SIMPSON at 12 pm ET (Soul Town) Friday, June 19 at 5 pm ET through Sun Jun 21 at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

African American Music Appreciation Month: Snoop Dogg, Rico Love, Ciara, Geto Boys and more

WEEK 3 (JUNE 15-21)   Tuesday, June 16: SNOOP DOGG TOWN HALL replay at 11 pm ET (The Heat) Friday, June 19: TALKING SOUL w/ VALERIE SIMPSON at 12 pm ET (Soul Town) Friday, June 19 at 5 pm ET through Sun Jun 21 at … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean Stays on Top in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (5/20/2015)

Big Sean keeps his run at #1 alive in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting. Fetty Wap’s Trap Queen follows up at number 2 making a jump from the 7 spot to slide into the top three, with J. Cole’s … Continued

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Big Sean Stays on Top in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (5/20/2015)

Big Sean keeps his run at #1 alive in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting. Fetty Wap’s Trap Queen follows up at number 2 making a jump from the 7 spot to slide into the top three, with J. Cole’s … Continued

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

Memorial Day Music: Reba McEntire, Elton John, Snoop Dogg, EDC + more!

We’ve got some very big music events happening this Memorial Day Weekend, and you definitely don’t want to miss them. From Reba, Elton John and Santana to Snoop Dogg, EDCNY and Live in the Vineyard, there’s something for everyone. These are … Continued

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

Memorial Day Music: Reba McEntire, Elton John, Snoop Dogg, EDC + more!

We’ve got some very big music events happening this Memorial Day Weekend, and you definitely don’t want to miss them. From Reba, Elton John and Santana to Snoop Dogg, EDCNY and Live in the Vineyard, there’s something for everyone. These are … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Who is Snoop Dogg’s dream collaboration?

Snoop Dogg has collaborated with them all. Dre, 2 Pac and Nate Dogg, of course. But there’s also a long list of less expected artists, including Mariah Carey, Limp Bizkit, The Pussycat Dolls, Miley Cyrus, Willie Nelson, Katy Perry, etc., etc. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Who is Snoop Dogg’s dream collaboration?

Snoop Dogg has collaborated with them all. Dre, 2 Pac and Nate Dogg, of course. But there’s also a long list of less expected artists, including Mariah Carey, Limp Bizkit, The Pussycat Dolls, Miley Cyrus, Willie Nelson, Katy Perry, etc., etc. … Continued

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Third times the charm for Big Sean in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (5/13/2015)

Big Sean remains on top in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting. Nicki Minaj’s Truffle moves up three spots to land at number two, while E-40 moves up five to follow at number three with Choices (Yup). J. Cole takes … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Third times the charm for Big Sean in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (5/13/2015)

Big Sean remains on top in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting. Nicki Minaj’s Truffle moves up three spots to land at number two, while E-40 moves up five to follow at number three with Choices (Yup). J. Cole takes … Continued

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

PICS: SiriusXM hosts + programmers with their moms THEN vs. NOW

Mother’s Day. It’s that one time a year when you get to show mom how much you appreciate her. Sure, there’s birthdays and holidays, but the second Sunday of every May, you get to thank her for being mom, mama, mommy, mother or … Continued

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

PICS: SiriusXM hosts + programmers with their moms THEN vs. NOW

Mother’s Day. It’s that one time a year when you get to show mom how much you appreciate her. Sure, there’s birthdays and holidays, but the second Sunday of every May, you get to thank her for being mom, mama, mommy, mother or … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Joey Fatts and Dizzy Wright visit Sway: New music, experiences, freestyles

Sway recently chopped it up with both Dizzy Wright and Joey Fatts. Fatts talked about performing at Webster Hall, his upcoming mix tape Soul on Ice, and how he is coping with the loss of A$AP YAMS. When talking about … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Joey Fatts and Dizzy Wright visit Sway: New music, experiences, freestyles

Sway recently chopped it up with both Dizzy Wright and Joey Fatts. Fatts talked about performing at Webster Hall, his upcoming mix tape Soul on Ice, and how he is coping with the loss of A$AP YAMS. When talking about … Continued

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

Here are my top 10 performance videos to celebrate YouTube’s 10-year anniversary

Can you even remember a time before YouTube? How did we survive without cute animal videos, skateboarding fouls and viral videos of our favorite cover songs?! We can’t even imagine. Well thank the lord that 10 years ago today YouTube launched, … Continued

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

Here are my top 10 performance videos to celebrate YouTube’s 10-year anniversary

Can you even remember a time before YouTube? How did we survive without cute animal videos, skateboarding fouls and viral videos of our favorite cover songs?! We can’t even imagine. Well thank the lord that 10 years ago today YouTube launched, … Continued

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

Balcony parties at Jamie Foxx’s house with Drake + stories about Chris Brown behind-the-scenes

He acts. He sings. He dances. AND he’s funny! The entertainer dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to promote his new album Hollywood, in stores May 18 and share stories from his life as an entertainer and  celebrity. Since launching his … Continued

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

Balcony parties at Jamie Foxx’s house with Drake + stories about Chris Brown behind-the-scenes

He acts. He sings. He dances. AND he’s funny! The entertainer dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to promote his new album Hollywood, in stores May 18 and share stories from his life as an entertainer and  celebrity. Since launching his … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Bob Saget talks to Sway about his dirty humor, bathroom etiquette, and his mom’s death

Bob Saget recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to promote his book Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy. Saget chopped it up with the Sway in the Morning crew about everything from how he handles … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Bob Saget talks to Sway about his dirty humor, bathroom etiquette, and his mom’s death

Bob Saget recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to promote his book Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy. Saget chopped it up with the Sway in the Morning crew about everything from how he handles … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Sway talks to Velous, one of the people behind Kanye’s All Day

Velous, one of the producers of Kanye’s hit All Day, recently chopped it up with Sway about the track, what it was like getting signed to Coke Boys Records, and his new project, Disco. When breaking down All Day, Velous references … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Sway talks to Velous, one of the people behind Kanye’s All Day

Velous, one of the producers of Kanye’s hit All Day, recently chopped it up with Sway about the track, what it was like getting signed to Coke Boys Records, and his new project, Disco. When breaking down All Day, Velous references … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Kevin Gates takes back the number one spot in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (4/5/2015)

Kevin Gates makes it back to number one in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting with his anthem I Don’t Get Tired. Last week’s topper Big Sean lands at number two with Blessings, following him is Fetty Wap with his … Continued

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Kevin Gates takes back the number one spot in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (4/5/2015)

Kevin Gates makes it back to number one in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting with his anthem I Don’t Get Tired. Last week’s topper Big Sean lands at number two with Blessings, following him is Fetty Wap with his … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

‘Blackish’ star Tracee Ellis Ross brings her alter ego T-Murda, to Sway in the Morning

When she’s not bringing laughter to Wednesday nights as Rainbow Johnson on Blackish or co-hosting Black Girls Rock, Tracee Ellis Ross visits Sway and brings along her rap alter ego, T-Murda. T-Murda talk shares her knowledge on grills (the Paul … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

‘Blackish’ star Tracee Ellis Ross brings her alter ego T-Murda, to Sway in the Morning

When she’s not bringing laughter to Wednesday nights as Rainbow Johnson on Blackish or co-hosting Black Girls Rock, Tracee Ellis Ross visits Sway and brings along her rap alter ego, T-Murda. T-Murda talk shares her knowledge on grills (the Paul … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and his blessings are on top in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (3/28/2015)

Kevin Gates’ reign in the top spot didn’t last long, with Big Sean’s Blessings moving up four spots to land at number one in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting. Fetty Wap isn’t far behind with his banger Trap Queen … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and his blessings are on top in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (3/28/2015)

Kevin Gates’ reign in the top spot didn’t last long, with Big Sean’s Blessings moving up four spots to land at number one in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting. Fetty Wap isn’t far behind with his banger Trap Queen … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Sway SXSW Cypher: Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Ezzy & R-Mean

SXSW is more than just a festival — it’s a meeting of minds. So it makes sense that Sway used the opportunity to bring together Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Ezzy and R-Mean for quite a cypher. They all have different styles … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Sway SXSW Cypher: Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Ezzy & R-Mean

SXSW is more than just a festival — it’s a meeting of minds. So it makes sense that Sway used the opportunity to bring together Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Ezzy and R-Mean for quite a cypher. They all have different styles … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Mr. Wonderful Action Bronson takes a call from his mom (and releases an album)

Action Bronson came by SiriusXM to share pieces from his debut studio album, Mr. Wonderful, which dropped on March 24th. After releasing 10 projects laced with solid raps, Bam Bam’s new work, guided by legendary hip hop producer Alchemist, exposes the … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Mr. Wonderful Action Bronson takes a call from his mom (and releases an album)

Action Bronson came by SiriusXM to share pieces from his debut studio album, Mr. Wonderful, which dropped on March 24th. After releasing 10 projects laced with solid raps, Bam Bam’s new work, guided by legendary hip hop producer Alchemist, exposes the … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Be a fly on the wall while Sway and AfroJack get real about EDM and hip-hop

Sway and AfroJack have combined forces and launched SwayJack Radio in Miami for Ultra 2015! When they’re not partying in the SiriusXM Music Lounge and hanging out with the biggest names in EDM and hip-hop, you may find them in the … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Be a fly on the wall while Sway and AfroJack get real about EDM and hip-hop

Sway and AfroJack have combined forces and launched SwayJack Radio in Miami for Ultra 2015! When they’re not partying in the SiriusXM Music Lounge and hanging out with the biggest names in EDM and hip-hop, you may find them in the … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Hits 1: Weekend Countdown (3/23/2015)

You can catch the Weekend Countdown on Saturdays at 2 am, 6 am, 11 am, 3 pm, & 7pm ET on SiriusXM Hits 1, Ch. 2, or on demand! This weekend, Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud is back on top! … Continued

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Hits 1: Weekend Countdown (3/23/2015)

You can catch the Weekend Countdown on Saturdays at 2 am, 6 am, 11 am, 3 pm, & 7pm ET on SiriusXM Hits 1, Ch. 2, or on demand! This weekend, Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud is back on top! … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B

Kevin Gates’ work ethic shines through in this Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (3/21/15)

After weeks of movement on the countdown Kevin Gates’ I Don’t Get Tired is finally number one in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting. While J. Cole stays in the number two spot with his track Apparently, and Wale takes … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B

Kevin Gates’ work ethic shines through in this Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (3/21/15)

After weeks of movement on the countdown Kevin Gates’ I Don’t Get Tired is finally number one in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting. While J. Cole stays in the number two spot with his track Apparently, and Wale takes … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

SwayJack Radio: Afrojack and Sway bringing EDM and Hip-Hop together in Miami

Airing LIVE Thursday 3/26 on UMF Radio from the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami

Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

SwayJack Radio: Afrojack and Sway bringing EDM and Hip-Hop together in Miami

Airing LIVE Thursday 3/26 on UMF Radio from the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

LIVE from Austin! SiriusXMU @ The FADER FORT, Outlaw Country @ ACL Live, Sway and more!

Hear SiriusXMU at FADER FORT, Dallas Wayne and Mojo Nixon on Outlaw Country, and Sway and Rude Jude on Shade 45 this year from SXSW.

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

LIVE from Austin! SiriusXMU @ The FADER FORT, Outlaw Country @ ACL Live, Sway and more!

Hear SiriusXMU at FADER FORT, Dallas Wayne and Mojo Nixon on Outlaw Country, and Sway and Rude Jude on Shade 45 this year from SXSW.

Hip-Hop/R&B

Charles Hamilton gets real with Sway on why he had to take a break from music, early days of the Internet

Rapper Charles Hamilton takes us back to the days of AIM, speaks on the immense loyalty of his fans, and much more in a recent interview with Sway. The interview comes after quite a hiatus from the rap game for … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Charles Hamilton gets real with Sway on why he had to take a break from music, early days of the Internet

Rapper Charles Hamilton takes us back to the days of AIM, speaks on the immense loyalty of his fans, and much more in a recent interview with Sway. The interview comes after quite a hiatus from the rap game for … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B

Big Sean steals the number one spot in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (3/11/2015)

The remix of Big Sean’s Biessings swipes the number one spot from Nicki Minaj in this week’s Hip-Hop nation Music Meeting. Nicki Minaj follows him at number two with Truffle Butter, while Fetty Wap remains in third with Trap Queen. … Continued

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Big Sean steals the number one spot in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (3/11/2015)

The remix of Big Sean’s Biessings swipes the number one spot from Nicki Minaj in this week’s Hip-Hop nation Music Meeting. Nicki Minaj follows him at number two with Truffle Butter, while Fetty Wap remains in third with Trap Queen. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Sway explores hip-hop collectives from the past and present

Last week Sway showcased past hip-hop collectives with those making buzz now by holding interviews with both Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan and the collective Two-9. And there’s one concept that is present in both–teamwork makes the dream a reality. For a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Sway explores hip-hop collectives from the past and present

Last week Sway showcased past hip-hop collectives with those making buzz now by holding interviews with both Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan and the collective Two-9. And there’s one concept that is present in both–teamwork makes the dream a reality. For a … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Nicki Minaj flies to the top in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (2/21/2015)

In this week’s Hip-Hop Nation  Music Meeting Nicki Minaj moves up six spots to take the number one spot with Truffle Butter featuring Drake and Lil Wayne. Lupe Fiasco and J. Cole remain static with Deliver and Apparently in the second and … Continued

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Nicki Minaj flies to the top in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (2/21/2015)

In this week’s Hip-Hop Nation  Music Meeting Nicki Minaj moves up six spots to take the number one spot with Truffle Butter featuring Drake and Lil Wayne. Lupe Fiasco and J. Cole remain static with Deliver and Apparently in the second and … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Miles Brown of Black-ish lays the cute on real thick during Sway in the Morning

Miles Brown who plays Jack Johnson on ABC’s hit show Black-ish recently sat down for an interview with Sway on Shade 45. In it, the 10-year-old talks about his favorite rappers, his on-screen Dad Anthony Anderson, and even shows off … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Miles Brown of Black-ish lays the cute on real thick during Sway in the Morning

Miles Brown who plays Jack Johnson on ABC’s hit show Black-ish recently sat down for an interview with Sway on Shade 45. In it, the 10-year-old talks about his favorite rappers, his on-screen Dad Anthony Anderson, and even shows off … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Valentine’s Day Playlist: Backspin’s top 12 songs for a night of love and lust

Rap stems from poetry, and like poets rappers also take on the subject of love from time to time. So in honor of Valentine’s Day, Backspin has picked 12 old school rap songs that capture the infatuation and vulnerability that goes along … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Valentine’s Day Playlist: Backspin’s top 12 songs for a night of love and lust

Rap stems from poetry, and like poets rappers also take on the subject of love from time to time. So in honor of Valentine’s Day, Backspin has picked 12 old school rap songs that capture the infatuation and vulnerability that goes along … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B

SchoolBoy Q is having a hell of a week on top of this week’s Hip-Hop Music Meeting (2/11/15)

SchoolBoy Q is at number one on this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Meeting Top Ten with his trippy track Hell Of A Night. Lupe Fiasco lands at number two with his powerful Deliver, J. Cole follows at number three with Apparently. … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B

SchoolBoy Q is having a hell of a week on top of this week’s Hip-Hop Music Meeting (2/11/15)

SchoolBoy Q is at number one on this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Meeting Top Ten with his trippy track Hell Of A Night. Lupe Fiasco lands at number two with his powerful Deliver, J. Cole follows at number three with Apparently. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Lifestyle

Azealia Banks: I use the word ‘f*ggot’ in a feminist way

New York rapstress Azealia Banks sat down with Xorje Olivares on OutQ and was asked to explain her use of the word “f*ggot,” which she often uses on social media. “The word ‘f*ggot’ came to me from my mother. And it was never a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Lifestyle

Azealia Banks: I use the word ‘f*ggot’ in a feminist way

New York rapstress Azealia Banks sat down with Xorje Olivares on OutQ and was asked to explain her use of the word “f*ggot,” which she often uses on social media. “The word ‘f*ggot’ came to me from my mother. And it was never a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

‘Speak the truth and people lose they mind’: Watch the Straight Outta Compton movie trailer (EXPLICIT)

With fans chanting “f*** the police” while Eazy-E stands on the stage, mic cocked and at the ready, the Straight Outta Compton movie trailer feels uncomfortably relevant, even though it depicts the rise of iconic west coast rappers N.W.A in … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

‘Speak the truth and people lose they mind’: Watch the Straight Outta Compton movie trailer (EXPLICIT)

With fans chanting “f*** the police” while Eazy-E stands on the stage, mic cocked and at the ready, the Straight Outta Compton movie trailer feels uncomfortably relevant, even though it depicts the rise of iconic west coast rappers N.W.A in … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Being Mary Jane’s Stephen Bishop delivered a dope freestyle on Sway

Everyone who watches BET’s Being Mary Jane knows why Mary Jane is still hung up on David. But they may not know that Stephen Bishop, who plays David, can really spit. Yesterday on Sway in the Morning Bishop basically owned … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Being Mary Jane’s Stephen Bishop delivered a dope freestyle on Sway

Everyone who watches BET’s Being Mary Jane knows why Mary Jane is still hung up on David. But they may not know that Stephen Bishop, who plays David, can really spit. Yesterday on Sway in the Morning Bishop basically owned … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake + Chris Brown run this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/31/15)

Order in the Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting! Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake, and Chris Brown are back for more at number one this week, and Schoolboy Q hangs tight at number two. No Type by Rae Sremmud advances to number three, … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake + Chris Brown run this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/31/15)

Order in the Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting! Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake, and Chris Brown are back for more at number one this week, and Schoolboy Q hangs tight at number two. No Type by Rae Sremmud advances to number three, … Continued

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

2015 Grammy nominees who love SiriusXM: Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Hozier, Coldplay and more

The 2015 Grammy Awards are just around the corner (Sunday 2/8) and many of our favorite artists here at SiriusXM have been nominated. Now we couldn’t possibly pick our favorites (we love them all so much), but this year’s awards … Continued

Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Jazz/Standards, Music, Pop, Rock

2015 Grammy nominees who love SiriusXM: Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Hozier, Coldplay and more

The 2015 Grammy Awards are just around the corner (Sunday 2/8) and many of our favorite artists here at SiriusXM have been nominated. Now we couldn’t possibly pick our favorites (we love them all so much), but this year’s awards … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake + Chris Brown are the dream team in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/24/15)

Order in the Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting! We’ve got a serious crew running things this week! Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake, and Chris Brown snag the number one spot, and Schoolboy Q makes a comeback at number two. How About Now … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake + Chris Brown are the dream team in this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/24/15)

Order in the Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting! We’ve got a serious crew running things this week! Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake, and Chris Brown snag the number one spot, and Schoolboy Q makes a comeback at number two. How About Now … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Best for Last: Lupe Fiasco’s last interview and freestyle on Sway in the Morning

With beats like The Show Goes On, Superstar, and Kick, Push, Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is a hip-hop force to be reckoned with – and guess who tried to reckon with him? In Lupe’s last interview on Sway in the … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Best for Last: Lupe Fiasco’s last interview and freestyle on Sway in the Morning

With beats like The Show Goes On, Superstar, and Kick, Push, Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is a hip-hop force to be reckoned with – and guess who tried to reckon with him? In Lupe’s last interview on Sway in the … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Drake snags the top spot in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/17/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake battles Big Sean and E-40 for the number one spot. 6 God snags number one, and IDFWU falls to the second spot. A$AP Rocky and Juicy J are back up at … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Drake snags the top spot in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/17/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake battles Big Sean and E-40 for the number one spot. 6 God snags number one, and IDFWU falls to the second spot. A$AP Rocky and Juicy J are back up at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Rock

Q&A + exclusive behind-the-scenes Yelawolf jam with Travis Barker, Bones Owens and DJ Klever

Back in September, Alabama-born hip-hop artist Yelawolf released Till It’s Gone off his upcoming album Love Story just to tease fans; make them sweat for new music a little more than they already were. And now, just to make the … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Rock

Q&A + exclusive behind-the-scenes Yelawolf jam with Travis Barker, Bones Owens and DJ Klever

Back in September, Alabama-born hip-hop artist Yelawolf released Till It’s Gone off his upcoming album Love Story just to tease fans; make them sweat for new music a little more than they already were. And now, just to make the … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40 back on top in the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/10/15)

Order in the Music Meeting! Big Sean and E-40 take back the number one spot this week, and Drake’s 6 God is also back for more at number two! Kendrick Lamar’s I advances to number three. Big K.R.I.T. and Rico Love … Continued

countdowns, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40 back on top in the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/10/15)

Order in the Music Meeting! Big Sean and E-40 take back the number one spot this week, and Drake’s 6 God is also back for more at number two! Kendrick Lamar’s I advances to number three. Big K.R.I.T. and Rico Love … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Mark Ronson talks Uptown Special, working with Bruno Mars on OutQ

The only downside to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ ultra-catchy single Uptown Funk is that you’ll likely have to stop yourself from performing dance breaks in public. Just try listening to this delightfully modern take on Motown without busting a move. … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Mark Ronson talks Uptown Special, working with Bruno Mars on OutQ

The only downside to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ ultra-catchy single Uptown Funk is that you’ll likely have to stop yourself from performing dance breaks in public. Just try listening to this delightfully modern take on Motown without busting a move. … Continued

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