Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Empire Cast, Rae Sremmurd, Kendrick Lamar and more (10/5/2015)

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 the second season of Empire, Drake and Future’s collaborative What a Time To Be Alive, Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, Rae Sremmurd’s … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Empire Cast, Rae Sremmurd, Kendrick Lamar and more (10/5/2015)

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 the second season of Empire, Drake and Future’s collaborative What a Time To Be Alive, Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, Rae Sremmurd’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (10/5/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die takes over the number one spot followed by Future & Drake’s Where Ya At at number two with Slaughterhouse’s R.N.S. closing out the top three. Take a look at … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (10/5/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die takes over the number one spot followed by Future & Drake’s Where Ya At at number two with Slaughterhouse’s R.N.S. closing out the top three. Take a look at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Wale, Travi$ Scott, Joe Budden and more (9/28/2015)

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 Bryson Tiller’s TRAPSOUL, Dylan Jenét’s debut album, Travi$ Scott’s Rodeo, Drake & Future’s What a Time To Be Alive, Jeezy’s upcoming Church In … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Wale, Travi$ Scott, Joe Budden and more (9/28/2015)

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 Bryson Tiller’s TRAPSOUL, Dylan Jenét’s debut album, Travi$ Scott’s Rodeo, Drake & Future’s What a Time To Be Alive, Jeezy’s upcoming Church In … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Game & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting once again this week (9/26/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. The Game and Drake hold on to the top spot with 100. Future’s Trap N*ggaz comes in second followed by Drake’s Back to Back at number three. Fetty Wap … Continued

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The Game & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting once again this week (9/26/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. The Game and Drake hold on to the top spot with 100. Future’s Trap N*ggaz comes in second followed by Drake’s Back to Back at number three. Fetty Wap … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: G-Eazy, Rick Ross, T.I., Beyoncé and more (9/21/2015)

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 G-Eazy’s upcoming follow-up to These Things Happen, T.I.’s upcoming album The Dime Trap, the upcoming collaboration between Big Boi and Phantogram (aka Big … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: G-Eazy, Rick Ross, T.I., Beyoncé and more (9/21/2015)

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 G-Eazy’s upcoming follow-up to These Things Happen, T.I.’s upcoming album The Dime Trap, the upcoming collaboration between Big Boi and Phantogram (aka Big … Continued

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The Game & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (9/19/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. The Game and Drake take over the top spot with 100. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz comes in second followed by DJ Khaled/Chris Brown/Lil Wayne/Big Sean’s How Many … Continued

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The Game & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (9/19/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. The Game and Drake take over the top spot with 100. J. Cole’s No Role Modelz comes in second followed by DJ Khaled/Chris Brown/Lil Wayne/Big Sean’s How Many … Continued

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Doug E. Fresh tells Ed Lover how he feels about Macklemore’s ‘Downtown’

Legendary rapper Doug E. Fresh recently stopped by Backspin (Ch. 43) for an interview with Ed Lover. During their conversation, Lover asked what he thought about Macklemore – who often comes under criticism for cultural appropriation — including hip-hop veterans … Continued

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Doug E. Fresh tells Ed Lover how he feels about Macklemore’s ‘Downtown’

Legendary rapper Doug E. Fresh recently stopped by Backspin (Ch. 43) for an interview with Ed Lover. During their conversation, Lover asked what he thought about Macklemore – who often comes under criticism for cultural appropriation — including hip-hop veterans … Continued

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Too soon? ’90s nostalgia from Lisa Loeb, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty by Nature at 90sFest!

Airing Saturday 9/19 at 2 pm ET; Sunday 9/20 at 8 pm ET; Monday 9/24 at 9 am ET, Tuesday 9/22 at 9 pm ET and Wednesday 9/23 at 6 pm ET Re-live the ‘90s with the 90sFest powered by SiriusXM … Continued

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Too soon? ’90s nostalgia from Lisa Loeb, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty by Nature at 90sFest!

Airing Saturday 9/19 at 2 pm ET; Sunday 9/20 at 8 pm ET; Monday 9/24 at 9 am ET, Tuesday 9/22 at 9 pm ET and Wednesday 9/23 at 6 pm ET Re-live the ‘90s with the 90sFest powered by SiriusXM … Continued

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Relive the days of beepers, AIM, MySpace & more in these songs with dated lyrics

Although themes of love, loss, and living are timeless, no one parties like it’s 1999 anymore, and you’re more likely to put your song in a TouchTunes queue than you are to put a dime in the jukebox, baby. You … Continued

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Relive the days of beepers, AIM, MySpace & more in these songs with dated lyrics

Although themes of love, loss, and living are timeless, no one parties like it’s 1999 anymore, and you’re more likely to put your song in a TouchTunes queue than you are to put a dime in the jukebox, baby. You … Continued

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Kendrick Lamar tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (9/12/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Kendrick Lamar is back on top this week while Fetty Wap & Drake’s My Way Remix moves down to the number two slot. Rich Homie Quan’s Flex (Ooh Ooh) sits at number three with … Continued

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Kendrick Lamar tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (9/12/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Kendrick Lamar is back on top this week while Fetty Wap & Drake’s My Way Remix moves down to the number two slot. Rich Homie Quan’s Flex (Ooh Ooh) sits at number three with … Continued

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Remembering Tupac Shakur: June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996

One clear June night in 1996, Tupac Shakur was sitting in the back of Suge Knight’s BMW, stopped at a red light on the Las Vegas Strip. Tupac, one of the biggest rap stars on the planet, had been amassing … Continued

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Remembering Tupac Shakur: June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996

One clear June night in 1996, Tupac Shakur was sitting in the back of Suge Knight’s BMW, stopped at a red light on the Las Vegas Strip. Tupac, one of the biggest rap stars on the planet, had been amassing … Continued

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Notorious B.I.G.’s Ready to Die was released on Sept. 13, 1994 – Check out our favorite deep cuts

Release Date: September 13, 1994 Credits: A small army of writ­­ers and producers headed up by Biggie and Sean “Puffy” Combs, including Easy Mo Bee, Method Man and Larry Dobson  Backstory: By the early 1990s, rap, which had begun as … Continued

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Notorious B.I.G.’s Ready to Die was released on Sept. 13, 1994 – Check out our favorite deep cuts

Release Date: September 13, 1994 Credits: A small army of writ­­ers and producers headed up by Biggie and Sean “Puffy” Combs, including Easy Mo Bee, Method Man and Larry Dobson  Backstory: By the early 1990s, rap, which had begun as … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Chedda Da Connect, Waka Flocka Flame and more (9/7/2015)

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 Alessia Cara’s Four Pink Walls EP, Boogie’s The Reach, Curren$y’s upcoming album Canal Street Confidential, French Montana’s recent mixtape Casino Life 2: … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Chedda Da Connect, Waka Flocka Flame and more (9/7/2015)

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 Alessia Cara’s Four Pink Walls EP, Boogie’s The Reach, Curren$y’s upcoming album Canal Street Confidential, French Montana’s recent mixtape Casino Life 2: … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (9/5/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Fetty Wap & Drake’s My Way Remix is back on top this week while Kendrick Lamar’s Alright moves down to the number two slot. Drake’s Meek Mill diss track Back … Continued

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Fetty Wap & Drake tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (9/5/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Fetty Wap & Drake’s My Way Remix is back on top this week while Kendrick Lamar’s Alright moves down to the number two slot. Drake’s Meek Mill diss track Back … Continued

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Statik Selektah, Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$ top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (9/7/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Statik Selektah, Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$’s Beautiful Life takes over the number one spot followed by Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die at number two again with Kendrick Lamar’s Alright closing out the top three. … Continued

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Statik Selektah, Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$ top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (9/7/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Statik Selektah, Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$’s Beautiful Life takes over the number one spot followed by Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die at number two again with Kendrick Lamar’s Alright closing out the top three. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Drake, August Alsina, J. Cole and more (8/31/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from August Alsina’s new album This Thing Called Life, Future’s new album DS2, J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive and more! Take them for a … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Drake, August Alsina, J. Cole and more (8/31/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from August Alsina’s new album This Thing Called Life, Future’s new album DS2, J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive and more! Take them for a … Continued

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Kendrick Lamar tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/29/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Kendrick Lamar takes over the top spot this week with Alright while Rich Homie Quan’s Flex (Ooh Ooh) swipes the number two slot. Fetty Wap & Drake’s My Way Remix sits … Continued

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Kendrick Lamar tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/29/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Kendrick Lamar takes over the top spot this week with Alright while Rich Homie Quan’s Flex (Ooh Ooh) swipes the number two slot. Fetty Wap & Drake’s My Way Remix sits … Continued

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Summer road trip playlist: Class of ’15 – Hear it on Ch. 18!

Airing throughout the weekend from Friday 9/4 at noon ET through Monday 9/7 at midnight ET on Road Trip Radio! Every summer there emerges that perfect summer anthem perfect for driving on those long summer road trips. The one that forever … Continued

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Summer road trip playlist: Class of ’15 – Hear it on Ch. 18!

Airing throughout the weekend from Friday 9/4 at noon ET through Monday 9/7 at midnight ET on Road Trip Radio! Every summer there emerges that perfect summer anthem perfect for driving on those long summer road trips. The one that forever … Continued

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Poll: Who deserves the next hip-hop biopic? Ed Lover says Bad Boy Records

On the tails of Straight Outta Compton‘s success, Backspin‘s Ed Lover discussed which artist or group should be explored in the next biopic after N.W.A. In his opinion, it should be Bad Boy Records. “The Bad Boy story is so ill … Continued

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Poll: Who deserves the next hip-hop biopic? Ed Lover says Bad Boy Records

On the tails of Straight Outta Compton‘s success, Backspin‘s Ed Lover discussed which artist or group should be explored in the next biopic after N.W.A. In his opinion, it should be Bad Boy Records. “The Bad Boy story is so ill … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: J. Cole, Nicki Minaj, B.o.B., Timbaland & more (8/24/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Shade 45. Check out material from B.o.B’s new album Psycadelik Thoughtz, J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive, Nicki Minaj’s The Pinkprint, 50 Cent’s upcoming album Street King Immortal, Timbaland’s … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: J. Cole, Nicki Minaj, B.o.B., Timbaland & more (8/24/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Shade 45. Check out material from B.o.B’s new album Psycadelik Thoughtz, J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive, Nicki Minaj’s The Pinkprint, 50 Cent’s upcoming album Street King Immortal, Timbaland’s … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (8/24/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die hold onto the number one spot followed by Kendrick Lamar’s Alright at number two again with Statik Selektah/Action Bronson/Joey Bada$$’s Beautiful Life closing out the top three. Take a look at … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (8/24/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die hold onto the number one spot followed by Kendrick Lamar’s Alright at number two again with Statik Selektah/Action Bronson/Joey Bada$$’s Beautiful Life closing out the top three. Take a look at … Continued

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Drake tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/22/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Drake holds on to the top spot this week with his Meek Mill diss track Back 2 Back. Future stays in the number two slot with Trap N*ggas, and Rich … Continued

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Drake tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/22/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Drake holds on to the top spot this week with his Meek Mill diss track Back 2 Back. Future stays in the number two slot with Trap N*ggas, and Rich … Continued

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Remembering Aaliyah on the 14th anniversary of her death

Today (8/25) marks fourteen years since the world lost the Princess of R&B, Aaliyah, in a tragic plane crash that took her promising young life. She would’ve been 36 years old now, had her plane not crashed after filming the … Continued

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Remembering Aaliyah on the 14th anniversary of her death

Today (8/25) marks fourteen years since the world lost the Princess of R&B, Aaliyah, in a tragic plane crash that took her promising young life. She would’ve been 36 years old now, had her plane not crashed after filming the … Continued

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SiriusXM’s 1 Million Club Playlist: See who made the list with Sam Smith, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson!

We’ve shot a lot of performances here at SiriusXM, but some of them just have that je ne sais quoi that makes them skyrocket. From Sam Smith and Bruno Mars, to Kelly Clarkson and P!nk, they all have one thing … Continued

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SiriusXM’s 1 Million Club Playlist: See who made the list with Sam Smith, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson!

We’ve shot a lot of performances here at SiriusXM, but some of them just have that je ne sais quoi that makes them skyrocket. From Sam Smith and Bruno Mars, to Kelly Clarkson and P!nk, they all have one thing … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Kranium, Kevin Gates, Yelawolf and more (8/17/2015)

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 Robin Thicke’s upcoming album, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ follow-up to The Heist, Yelawolf’s latest album Love Story and more! Take them for a … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Kranium, Kevin Gates, Yelawolf and more (8/17/2015)

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 Robin Thicke’s upcoming album, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ follow-up to The Heist, Yelawolf’s latest album Love Story and more! Take them for a … Continued

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Drake tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/15/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Drake takes over the top spot this week with his Meek Mill diss track Back 2 Back. Future moves down into the number two slot with Trap N*ggas, and … Continued

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Drake tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/15/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Drake takes over the top spot this week with his Meek Mill diss track Back 2 Back. Future moves down into the number two slot with Trap N*ggas, and … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Robin Thicke talks new single with Nicki Minaj and more on The Morning Mash Up

Robin Thicke stopped by SiriusXM Hits 1’s Morning Mash Up show this week to promote his new single with Nicki Minaj, Back Together. He chatted about his son being a charmer, taking time off, dating, working with Minaj, the possibility of … Continued

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Robin Thicke talks new single with Nicki Minaj and more on The Morning Mash Up

Robin Thicke stopped by SiriusXM Hits 1’s Morning Mash Up show this week to promote his new single with Nicki Minaj, Back Together. He chatted about his son being a charmer, taking time off, dating, working with Minaj, the possibility of … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Nelly, 2 Chainz, Dr. Dre & more (8/10/2015)

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 J.R.’s new album No Filter, Rita Ora’s upcoming album, 2 Chainz’s upcoming Trapavelli Tre mixtape, Dr. Dre’s first album in 16 years, Mac … Continued

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New Hip-Hop: Nelly, 2 Chainz, Dr. Dre & more (8/10/2015)

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 J.R.’s new album No Filter, Rita Ora’s upcoming album, 2 Chainz’s upcoming Trapavelli Tre mixtape, Dr. Dre’s first album in 16 years, Mac … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (8/10/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die swipe the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two again with Statik Selektah/Action Bronson/Joey Bada$$’s Beautiful Life closing out the top three. Take … Continued

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Eminem & Gwen Stefani top the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (8/10/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem & Gwen Stefani’s Kings Never Die swipe the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two again with Statik Selektah/Action Bronson/Joey Bada$$’s Beautiful Life closing out the top three. Take … Continued

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Future tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/8/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future takes over the top spot this week with Trap N*ggas. Drake moves into the number two slot with his Meek Mill diss track Back to Back, and … Continued

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Future tops Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/8/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Future takes over the top spot this week with Trap N*ggas. Drake moves into the number two slot with his Meek Mill diss track Back to Back, and … Continued

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Straight Outta Compton: Five tracks to take you to Hub City

The N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton comes out on Friday and to celebrate, we’re listening to some great Compton anthems. From N.W.A to Kendrick Lamar, here are five tracks from Compton artists that’ll transport you to Hub City. Don’t forget to … Continued

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Straight Outta Compton: Five tracks to take you to Hub City

The N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton comes out on Friday and to celebrate, we’re listening to some great Compton anthems. From N.W.A to Kendrick Lamar, here are five tracks from Compton artists that’ll transport you to Hub City. Don’t forget to … Continued

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Straight Outta Compton Special: Ed Lover talks to the film’s director, actors and N.W.A member Ice Cube

Straight Outta Compton — the biopic about Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella of the iconic West Coast rap group N.W.A. — is due out in theaters this Friday. Backspin‘s Ed Lover invited the film’s director … Continued

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Straight Outta Compton Special: Ed Lover talks to the film’s director, actors and N.W.A member Ice Cube

Straight Outta Compton — the biopic about Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella of the iconic West Coast rap group N.W.A. — is due out in theaters this Friday. Backspin‘s Ed Lover invited the film’s director … Continued

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Songs of the summer 2015: Walk the Moon, Saint Motel, Rachel Platten, Kendrick Lamar & more

As much as we hate to admit it, summer is coming to an end soon. But here at SiriusXM, we’re squeezing the most out of what’s left and celebrating the songs that made Summer 2015 one to remember. All summer, we’ve … Continued

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Songs of the summer 2015: Walk the Moon, Saint Motel, Rachel Platten, Kendrick Lamar & more

As much as we hate to admit it, summer is coming to an end soon. But here at SiriusXM, we’re squeezing the most out of what’s left and celebrating the songs that made Summer 2015 one to remember. All summer, we’ve … Continued

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SiriusXM FLY: All you can-eat hip-hop and R&B from the ’90s and 2000s!

If you’re a listener on our app or Internet player, then hopefully you are well aware of our hip-hip and R&B from the ’90s and 2000s channel SiriusXM FLY. (If you’re not aware, where have you been!?) But did you know … Continued

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SiriusXM FLY: All you can-eat hip-hop and R&B from the ’90s and 2000s!

If you’re a listener on our app or Internet player, then hopefully you are well aware of our hip-hip and R&B from the ’90s and 2000s channel SiriusXM FLY. (If you’re not aware, where have you been!?) But did you know … Continued

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Maino shares the top five songs that remind him of Brooklyn summers

Hip-hop recording artist Maino stopped by Eminem’s Shade 45 (Ch. 45) to speak with us about his upcoming mixtape, KOB3, due out on Tuesday, August 11. It features the new single Harder Than Them, which we’ve been playing on Shade 45. We … Continued

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Maino shares the top five songs that remind him of Brooklyn summers

Hip-hop recording artist Maino stopped by Eminem’s Shade 45 (Ch. 45) to speak with us about his upcoming mixtape, KOB3, due out on Tuesday, August 11. It features the new single Harder Than Them, which we’ve been playing on Shade 45. We … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Future, Drake & Tory Lanez (8/3/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Future’s third studio album DS2 (aka Dirty Sprite 2) and Tory Lanez’s #FargoFridays series! Take them for a spin, and let us know … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Future, Drake & Tory Lanez (8/3/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Future’s third studio album DS2 (aka Dirty Sprite 2) and Tory Lanez’s #FargoFridays series! Take them for a spin, and let us know … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake continue reign atop Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/1/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Fetty Wap and Drake continue their reign on top with their My Way Remix. Big Sean/Drake/Kanye West move into the number two slot with their Blessings Remix, and Rich Homie Quan’s Flex (Ooh … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake continue reign atop Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (8/1/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Fetty Wap and Drake continue their reign on top with their My Way Remix. Big Sean/Drake/Kanye West move into the number two slot with their Blessings Remix, and Rich Homie Quan’s Flex (Ooh … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem continues reign atop the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (8/3/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem’s Phenomenal holds on to the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two again with 50 Cent/Jeremih/2 Chainz/T.I’s Get Low closing out the top three. Take a look at who else made … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem continues reign atop the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (8/3/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem’s Phenomenal holds on to the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two again with 50 Cent/Jeremih/2 Chainz/T.I’s Get Low closing out the top three. Take a look at who else made … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown again (7/27/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem’s Phenomenal holds on to the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two with Yelawolf’s American You closing out the top three. Take a look at who else made this week’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown again (7/27/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45 10.5 countdown, Eminem’s Phenomenal holds on to the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two with Yelawolf’s American You closing out the top three. Take a look at who else made this week’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Leona Lewis chats with Out Q’s Larry Flick about new music, life since X Factor UK & more

X Factor UK winner and celebrated songstress Leona Lewis stopped by the SiriusXM studios for a chat with OUT Q‘s Larry Flick (the first person to play any of Lewis’s music in the United States). She talked about her new music, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Leona Lewis chats with Out Q’s Larry Flick about new music, life since X Factor UK & more

X Factor UK winner and celebrated songstress Leona Lewis stopped by the SiriusXM studios for a chat with OUT Q‘s Larry Flick (the first person to play any of Lewis’s music in the United States). She talked about her new music, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: J. Cole, 2 Chainz, Migos & more (7/27/2015)

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 Ciara’s new album Jackie, Disclosure’s upcoming sophomore effort Caracal, Fetty Wap’s Up Next mixtape, 2 Chainz’s Trapavelli Tre mixtape, Migos’ Yung Rich Nation … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: J. Cole, 2 Chainz, Migos & more (7/27/2015)

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 Ciara’s new album Jackie, Disclosure’s upcoming sophomore effort Caracal, Fetty Wap’s Up Next mixtape, 2 Chainz’s Trapavelli Tre mixtape, Migos’ Yung Rich Nation … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week once again (7/25/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Fetty Wap and Drake make a perfect duo with their My Way Remix. K Camp stays put at number two with Lil Bit, and Meek Mill’s Monster swipes the number three slot. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week once again (7/25/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Fetty Wap and Drake make a perfect duo with their My Way Remix. K Camp stays put at number two with Lil Bit, and Meek Mill’s Monster swipes the number three slot. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem freestyles for Sway in the Morning on Shade 45

Eminem couldn’t resist busting out a freestyle when he stopped by Sway in the Morning this week, and did he ever deliver. No name went untouched as Eminem dropped rhymes about Miley Cyrus, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby and … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem freestyles for Sway in the Morning on Shade 45

Eminem couldn’t resist busting out a freestyle when he stopped by Sway in the Morning this week, and did he ever deliver. No name went untouched as Eminem dropped rhymes about Miley Cyrus, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby and … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Big Sean, Sevyn Streeter, The Internet & more (7/20/2015)

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 Big Sean’s latest album Dark Sky Paradise, Sevyn Streeter’s debut album On The Verge, The Internet’s Ego Death, YG’s sophomore effort Still Krazy, Future’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Big Sean, Sevyn Streeter, The Internet & more (7/20/2015)

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 Big Sean’s latest album Dark Sky Paradise, Sevyn Streeter’s debut album On The Verge, The Internet’s Ego Death, YG’s sophomore effort Still Krazy, Future’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (7/20/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, Eminem’s Phenomenal holds on to the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two with Statik Selektah/Action Bronson/Joey Bada$$’s Beautiful Life closing out the top three. Take a look at who … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (7/20/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, Eminem’s Phenomenal holds on to the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two with Statik Selektah/Action Bronson/Joey Bada$$’s Beautiful Life closing out the top three. Take a look at who … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Eminem, Future, Lil’ Wayne and more (7/13/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels Shade 45 and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Future’s Beast Mode, Eminem’s collaboration with Gwen Stefani King’s Never Die, Lil’ Wayne’s Nothing But Trouble and more! Take them for a spin, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Eminem, Future, Lil’ Wayne and more (7/13/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels Shade 45 and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Future’s Beast Mode, Eminem’s collaboration with Gwen Stefani King’s Never Die, Lil’ Wayne’s Nothing But Trouble and more! Take them for a spin, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (7/18/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Fetty Wap and Drake make a perfect duo with their My Way Remix. K Camp moves up on the charts with Lil Bit, and F**ck Up Some Commas Remix by … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake top Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting this week (7/18/15)

This week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting is full of collaborations and remixes from your favorite artists. Fetty Wap and Drake make a perfect duo with their My Way Remix. K Camp moves up on the charts with Lil Bit, and F**ck Up Some Commas Remix by … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Game & Dej Loaf top this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (7/11/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, The Game and Dej Loaf’s Ryda takes over the number one spot, finally knocking Fetty Wap and Drake’s My Way Remix down to number two after having spent five weeks on top. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Game & Dej Loaf top this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (7/11/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, The Game and Dej Loaf’s Ryda takes over the number one spot, finally knocking Fetty Wap and Drake’s My Way Remix down to number two after having spent five weeks on top. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Obie Trice names his all-time favorite sneakers

BME/Universal recording artist and very good friend of Shade 45, Obie Trice passed by the station to promote his upcoming album, The Hangover and gave us his list of his all-time favorite sneakers! Gucci ‘Tennis 84’ Lace Up Air Jordan … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Obie Trice names his all-time favorite sneakers

BME/Universal recording artist and very good friend of Shade 45, Obie Trice passed by the station to promote his upcoming album, The Hangover and gave us his list of his all-time favorite sneakers! Gucci ‘Tennis 84’ Lace Up Air Jordan … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Trey Songz, Puff Daddy, Yo Gotti and more (7/6/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Meek Mill’s new album Dreams Worth More Than Money, Trey Songz’s upcoming TRIGGA Reloaded, King Los’ God Money War, Yo Gotti’s The Art of … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Trey Songz, Puff Daddy, Yo Gotti and more (7/6/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out material from Meek Mill’s new album Dreams Worth More Than Money, Trey Songz’s upcoming TRIGGA Reloaded, King Los’ God Money War, Yo Gotti’s The Art of … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (7/6/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, Eminem’s Phenomenal snags the number one spot followed by Action Bronson/Chance the Rapper’s Baby Blue at number two with A$AP Rocky’s Everyday ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson closing out the top three. Take a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (7/6/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, Eminem’s Phenomenal snags the number one spot followed by Action Bronson/Chance the Rapper’s Baby Blue at number two with A$AP Rocky’s Everyday ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson closing out the top three. Take a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake’s ‘My Way Remix’ continues reign atop Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (7/4/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake’s remix of Fetty Wap’s “My Way” holds onto the top spot for the fifth week in a row. Rich Homie Quan follows with Flex (Ooh Ooh) while K Camp’s Lil Bit grabs the number … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake’s ‘My Way Remix’ continues reign atop Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (7/4/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake’s remix of Fetty Wap’s “My Way” holds onto the top spot for the fifth week in a row. Rich Homie Quan follows with Flex (Ooh Ooh) while K Camp’s Lil Bit grabs the number … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Troy Ave shares his top five favorite sneakers & the albums that influenced Major Without A Deal

BSB Recording artist Troy Ave came by our Shade 45 offices during his album release week in support of Major Without a Deal. While he was here, he ran down the albums that were influential to his creative process for the project. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Troy Ave shares his top five favorite sneakers & the albums that influenced Major Without A Deal

BSB Recording artist Troy Ave came by our Shade 45 offices during his album release week in support of Major Without a Deal. While he was here, he ran down the albums that were influential to his creative process for the project. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, King Los & more (6/29/2015)

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 Janet Jackson’s long-awaited comeback album, Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, The Game’s upcoming Documentary 2 album, Meek Mill’s sophomore … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, King Los & more (6/29/2015)

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 Janet Jackson’s long-awaited comeback album, Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, The Game’s upcoming Documentary 2 album, Meek Mill’s sophomore … Continued

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

Quiz: Find out which all-American musical genre is really the soundtrack to your soul

It’s the Fourth of July, and what else does that entail than testing your Americanism (other than cold beers, hot grills, and fireworks)? There’s a lot to appreciate about Independence Day. But the best part of honoring America? The music, … Continued

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

Quiz: Find out which all-American musical genre is really the soundtrack to your soul

It’s the Fourth of July, and what else does that entail than testing your Americanism (other than cold beers, hot grills, and fireworks)? There’s a lot to appreciate about Independence Day. But the best part of honoring America? The music, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Dom Kennedy talks new album, fatherhood & more with LA Leakers

Dom Kennedy recently dropped by Shade 45 to promote his new album By Dom Kennedy. He sat down with #LALeakers to talk about how he chose the album title, why it doesn’t have many features, and how his life has … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Dom Kennedy talks new album, fatherhood & more with LA Leakers

Dom Kennedy recently dropped by Shade 45 to promote his new album By Dom Kennedy. He sat down with #LALeakers to talk about how he chose the album title, why it doesn’t have many features, and how his life has … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

King Los shares top 5 Jordan sneakers in support of new album release

RCA recording artist, King Los released his album #GodMoneyWar this week to rave reviews and while on his press tour, he stopped by Shade45, where he gave a breakdown of his favorite Jordan sneakers – a staple of hip-hop culture. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

King Los shares top 5 Jordan sneakers in support of new album release

RCA recording artist, King Los released his album #GodMoneyWar this week to rave reviews and while on his press tour, he stopped by Shade45, where he gave a breakdown of his favorite Jordan sneakers – a staple of hip-hop culture. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Heat & Hip-Hop Nation broadcasting live from BET Awards

SiriusXM’s The Heat (Ch. 47) and Hip-Hop Nation (Ch. 44) will be broadcasting live from the BET Awards Radio Row from 2-7 pm ET this Friday 6/26 and Saturday 6/27. Coverage will include interviews with some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B, as … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

The Heat & Hip-Hop Nation broadcasting live from BET Awards

SiriusXM’s The Heat (Ch. 47) and Hip-Hop Nation (Ch. 44) will be broadcasting live from the BET Awards Radio Row from 2-7 pm ET this Friday 6/26 and Saturday 6/27. Coverage will include interviews with some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B, as … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Run the Jewels & Capone-N-Noreaga + Tragedy Khadafi stop by Shade 45

It’s been busy over at Shade 45 recently. Run the Jewels came through the studio and broke down which festivals of 2015 have had the greatest crowds so far. Coachella, Bonnaroo, Roskilde Festival and Primavera Sound made their list, but they … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Run the Jewels & Capone-N-Noreaga + Tragedy Khadafi stop by Shade 45

It’s been busy over at Shade 45 recently. Run the Jewels came through the studio and broke down which festivals of 2015 have had the greatest crowds so far. Coachella, Bonnaroo, Roskilde Festival and Primavera Sound made their list, but they … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Gunplay, Jeezy and more (6/22/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channel, Hip-Hop Nation. Check out new tracks from Jeezy’s DJ Drama-hosted mixtape Gangsta Party as well as Gunplay’s upcoming Living Legends album. Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones you’re … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Gunplay, Jeezy and more (6/22/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channel, Hip-Hop Nation. Check out new tracks from Jeezy’s DJ Drama-hosted mixtape Gangsta Party as well as Gunplay’s upcoming Living Legends album. Take them for a spin, and let us know which ones you’re … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake’s ‘My Way Remix’ scores a hat-trick on this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (6/20/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake’s remix of Fetty Wap’s “My Way” holds onto the top spot for the third week in a row. Rich Homie Quan follows with Flex (Ooh Ooh) while Future’s Rick Ross- and Big Sean-featuring … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Fetty Wap & Drake’s ‘My Way Remix’ scores a hat-trick on this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (6/20/15)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, Drake’s remix of Fetty Wap’s “My Way” holds onto the top spot for the third week in a row. Rich Homie Quan follows with Flex (Ooh Ooh) while Future’s Rick Ross- and Big Sean-featuring … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Drake’s Energy tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/22/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, Drake’s Energy snags the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two with A$AP Rocky’s Everyday ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson closing out the top three. Take a look at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Drake’s Energy tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/22/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, Drake’s Energy snags the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two with A$AP Rocky’s Everyday ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson closing out the top three. Take a look at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

T.I. & Harris family’s hip-hop top 5 – plus John Mayer

T.I., Tiny and their children stopped by the SiriusXM studios to visit DJ Whoo Kid on his Shade 45 #WhoolywoodShuffle show during their promo tour for the next season of VH1’s The Family Hustle, during which they shared the songs that … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

T.I. & Harris family’s hip-hop top 5 – plus John Mayer

T.I., Tiny and their children stopped by the SiriusXM studios to visit DJ Whoo Kid on his Shade 45 #WhoolywoodShuffle show during their promo tour for the next season of VH1’s The Family Hustle, during which they shared the songs that … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Future, Dej Loaf, Boosie BadAzz and more (6/15/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out new tracks from Boosie BadaAzz’s first post-prison album Touch Down 2 Cause Hell, Future’s album 56 Nights, Sauce Walker’s mixtape In Sauce We Trust, Travi$ Scott’s upcoming album Rodeo … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

New Hip-Hop: Future, Dej Loaf, Boosie BadAzz and more (6/15/2015)

Attention hip-hop fans! We’ve added new songs to our hip-hop channels The Heat and Hip-Hop Nation. Check out new tracks from Boosie BadaAzz’s first post-prison album Touch Down 2 Cause Hell, Future’s album 56 Nights, Sauce Walker’s mixtape In Sauce We Trust, Travi$ Scott’s upcoming album Rodeo … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

A$AP Rocky’s Everyday ft. Rod Stewart Miguel & Mark Ronson tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/15/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, A$AP Rocky’s Everyday ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson snags the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two with Action Bronson and Chance The Rapper’s Baby Blue closing out … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

A$AP Rocky’s Everyday ft. Rod Stewart Miguel & Mark Ronson tops the Shade 45 10.5 Countdown (6/15/2015)

On this week’s Shade 45‘s 10.5 countdown, A$AP Rocky’s Everyday ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson snags the number one spot followed by French Montana/Chinx/N.O.R.E.’s Off The Rip at number two with Action Bronson and Chance The Rapper’s Baby Blue closing out … Continued

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Schoolboy Q’s three-week streak on the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/3/15)

Schoolboy Q takes number one in 2015’s first Music Meeting! But this isn’t Hell Of A Night’s first time at the top. Schoolboy Q snags the number one spot for the third week running, and IDFWU hangs tights at number … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Schoolboy Q’s three-week streak on the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (1/3/15)

Schoolboy Q takes number one in 2015’s first Music Meeting! But this isn’t Hell Of A Night’s first time at the top. Schoolboy Q snags the number one spot for the third week running, and IDFWU hangs tights at number … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Schoolboy Q stays put at No. 1 in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/27/14)

For the second week in a row, Schoolboy Q is running the Music Meeting! The perfect beat for your New Year’s Eve bash, Hell Of A Night tops the list. IDFWU is back for more at number two, and A$AP Rocky … Continued

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Schoolboy Q stays put at No. 1 in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/27/14)

For the second week in a row, Schoolboy Q is running the Music Meeting! The perfect beat for your New Year’s Eve bash, Hell Of A Night tops the list. IDFWU is back for more at number two, and A$AP Rocky … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Schoolboy Q dominates in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/20/14)

Order in the Music Meeting! Schoolboy Q makes a legendary leap this week with Hell Of A Night at number one (up from last week’s tenth spot). Drake hangs tight at number two with How About Now, and Multiply by … Continued

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Schoolboy Q dominates in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/20/14)

Order in the Music Meeting! Schoolboy Q makes a legendary leap this week with Hell Of A Night at number one (up from last week’s tenth spot). Drake hangs tight at number two with How About Now, and Multiply by … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

IDFWU is No. 1 in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/13/14)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, we have Big Sean and E-40’s IDFWU at number one for the third week running! At number two is Drake’s How About Now, followed by Big K.R.I.T. and Rico Love’s Pay Attention in … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

IDFWU is No. 1 in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/13/14)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting, we have Big Sean and E-40’s IDFWU at number one for the third week running! At number two is Drake’s How About Now, followed by Big K.R.I.T. and Rico Love’s Pay Attention in … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

What was the Sway in the Morning Freestyle of the Year?

Late in November on his Instagram account, Sway Calloway, the host of Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, asked his followers who they thought delivered the freestyle of the year. Fans of the program know that’s no easy question to answer – … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

What was the Sway in the Morning Freestyle of the Year?

Late in November on his Instagram account, Sway Calloway, the host of Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, asked his followers who they thought delivered the freestyle of the year. Fans of the program know that’s no easy question to answer – … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40 continue at No.1 in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/10/14)

Calling all Hip Hoppers to the Hip Hop Nation music meeting! Big Sean and E- 40 are still on the rise with IDFWU at number one. Kendrick Lamar makes his way onto the list with I at number two, while Drake sits tight at number three … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40 continue at No.1 in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/10/14)

Calling all Hip Hoppers to the Hip Hop Nation music meeting! Big Sean and E- 40 are still on the rise with IDFWU at number one. Kendrick Lamar makes his way onto the list with I at number two, while Drake sits tight at number three … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40 take No. 1 in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/3/14)

Order in the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting! Big Sean and E-40 are back at number one this week with IDFWU, and Schoolboy Q hangs tight at number two with Hell Of A Night. Drake’s 6 God makes an impressive … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40 take No. 1 in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (12/3/14)

Order in the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting! Big Sean and E-40 are back at number one this week with IDFWU, and Schoolboy Q hangs tight at number two with Hell Of A Night. Drake’s 6 God makes an impressive … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Bishop Nehru woos his middle-school sweetheart with freestyle on Sway

And you thought giving your Dunkaroos to your sixth grade crush was slick. Even though rapper Bishop Nehru is only 18, he knows a thing or two about impressing the ladies. He recently freestyled about one in particular on Sway in … Continued

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Bishop Nehru woos his middle-school sweetheart with freestyle on Sway

And you thought giving your Dunkaroos to your sixth grade crush was slick. Even though rapper Bishop Nehru is only 18, he knows a thing or two about impressing the ladies. He recently freestyled about one in particular on Sway in … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Pitbull for President: Mr. Worldwide talks about his fake booty radar in Hits 1 Town Hall

After hosting the American Music Awards in L.A. on Sunday evening (for the second time, no less), Mr. Worldwide headed to New York City and stopped by for a Town Hall on SiriusXM Hits 1.

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Pitbull for President: Mr. Worldwide talks about his fake booty radar in Hits 1 Town Hall

After hosting the American Music Awards in L.A. on Sunday evening (for the second time, no less), Mr. Worldwide headed to New York City and stopped by for a Town Hall on SiriusXM Hits 1.

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40 top this week’s Music Meeting Top Ten (11/26/14)

Big Sean and E-40 dominate in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting Top Ten! Schoolboy Q makes an impressive jump to number two with Hell Of A Night. Jeezy and Jay-Z drop to number three, and Errrbody’s Yo Gotti debuts … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40 top this week’s Music Meeting Top Ten (11/26/14)

Big Sean and E-40 dominate in this week’s Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting Top Ten! Schoolboy Q makes an impressive jump to number two with Hell Of A Night. Jeezy and Jay-Z drop to number three, and Errrbody’s Yo Gotti debuts … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA, Sports

NBA legend Robert Parish likes his hip-hop

You probably don’t have a whole heck of a lot in common with Boston Celtics legend Robert Parish. You’re probably not seven feet tall, you probably didn’t score 23,334 points (25th in NBA history) or grab 14,715 rebounds (eighth in … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA, Sports

NBA legend Robert Parish likes his hip-hop

You probably don’t have a whole heck of a lot in common with Boston Celtics legend Robert Parish. You’re probably not seven feet tall, you probably didn’t score 23,334 points (25th in NBA history) or grab 14,715 rebounds (eighth in … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

This Week On Demand: Pitbull Town Hall, Eminem’s Shady XV

This week, we welcome superstar Pitbull to our NYC studios for another installment of SiriusXM’s exclusive Town Hall series. Plus, catch celebrate 15 years of Eminem and Shady Records with an exclusive round-table event on Eminem’s own Shade 45. You can hear … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

This Week On Demand: Pitbull Town Hall, Eminem’s Shady XV

This week, we welcome superstar Pitbull to our NYC studios for another installment of SiriusXM’s exclusive Town Hall series. Plus, catch celebrate 15 years of Eminem and Shady Records with an exclusive round-table event on Eminem’s own Shade 45. You can hear … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

#TBT: Remember when Earth, Wind, & Fire performed ‘September’ at SiriusXM?

Happy #throwbackthursday! The time has come to reminisce on the sweet tunes of some of our favorite musicians and we can’t get Earth, Wind, & Fire out of our heads. Hailing from Chicago, the band has one of the longest surviving careers … Continued

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#TBT: Remember when Earth, Wind, & Fire performed ‘September’ at SiriusXM?

Happy #throwbackthursday! The time has come to reminisce on the sweet tunes of some of our favorite musicians and we can’t get Earth, Wind, & Fire out of our heads. Hailing from Chicago, the band has one of the longest surviving careers … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Jeezy and Jay-Z leap to No. 1 in the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting Top Ten (11/15/14)

Jay-Z and Jeezy dominate the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting Top Ten this week, making an impressive leap from last week’s number six spot. Big Sean and E-40 hang tight at number two with IDFWU, and A$AP Rocky and Juicy J’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Jeezy and Jay-Z leap to No. 1 in the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting Top Ten (11/15/14)

Jay-Z and Jeezy dominate the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting Top Ten this week, making an impressive leap from last week’s number six spot. Big Sean and E-40 hang tight at number two with IDFWU, and A$AP Rocky and Juicy J’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Bobby Shmurda dominates the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (11/8/14)

Order in the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting! Bobby Shmurda’s Hot N*gga Remix takes the number one spot this week. Big Sean and E-40’s IDFWU topples down to number two, and Rich Gang, Young Thug, and Rich Homie Quan hang … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Bobby Shmurda dominates the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting (11/8/14)

Order in the Hip Hop Nation Music Meeting! Bobby Shmurda’s Hot N*gga Remix takes the number one spot this week. Big Sean and E-40’s IDFWU topples down to number two, and Rich Gang, Young Thug, and Rich Homie Quan hang … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

How to seperate work and pleasure by Mary J. Blige: ‘space is key’

The Queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige recently sat down with SiriusXM Star‘s Jenny McCarthy to talk about the profound impact Whitney Houston’s death left in her life. To Blige, Whitney was not only an icon, but an idol. “Watching her go … … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

How to seperate work and pleasure by Mary J. Blige: ‘space is key’

The Queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige recently sat down with SiriusXM Star‘s Jenny McCarthy to talk about the profound impact Whitney Houston’s death left in her life. To Blige, Whitney was not only an icon, but an idol. “Watching her go … … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Oh hey there, Slim Shady!

The Real Slim Shady recently stopped by Backspin to give a shout out to host Ed Lover (aka Ed Lover’s Tuesday night totally trumped yours). Don’t feel too jealous though. Eminem’s label Shady Records turns 15 this year, and the rap … Continued

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Oh hey there, Slim Shady!

The Real Slim Shady recently stopped by Backspin to give a shout out to host Ed Lover (aka Ed Lover’s Tuesday night totally trumped yours). Don’t feel too jealous though. Eminem’s label Shady Records turns 15 this year, and the rap … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Nicole Scherzinger just served up your new break-up anthem

Nicole Scherzinger recently stopped by SiriusXM Hits 1 to perform her latest single On the Rocks. The former Pussycat Doll front woman offered her signature soulful sound – but she did not stop there. Scherzinger added a healthy splash of … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Nicole Scherzinger just served up your new break-up anthem

Nicole Scherzinger recently stopped by SiriusXM Hits 1 to perform her latest single On the Rocks. The former Pussycat Doll front woman offered her signature soulful sound – but she did not stop there. Scherzinger added a healthy splash of … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40’s IDFWU continue their streak in this week’s Music Meeting (11/5/14)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Countdown, Big Sean and E-40’s hit IDFWU slays every other song as number one. Coming up at number two we have Jeezy and Jay-Z’s Seen It All, followed by Lifestyle by Rich Gang, Young … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Big Sean and E-40’s IDFWU continue their streak in this week’s Music Meeting (11/5/14)

In this week’s Hip Hop Nation Countdown, Big Sean and E-40’s hit IDFWU slays every other song as number one. Coming up at number two we have Jeezy and Jay-Z’s Seen It All, followed by Lifestyle by Rich Gang, Young … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

IDFWU by Big Sean feat. E-40 is No. 1 on Today’s Top 10 on Hip-Hop Nation(11/1/2014)

For this week’s Top 10 on Hip-Hop Nation, we have Big Sean and E-40’s IDFWU at number one! Coming in at two is Seen It All by Jeezy featuring JAY-Z, knocking down Lifestyle by Rich Gang, Young Thug, and Rich Homie … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

IDFWU by Big Sean feat. E-40 is No. 1 on Today’s Top 10 on Hip-Hop Nation(11/1/2014)

For this week’s Top 10 on Hip-Hop Nation, we have Big Sean and E-40’s IDFWU at number one! Coming in at two is Seen It All by Jeezy featuring JAY-Z, knocking down Lifestyle by Rich Gang, Young Thug, and Rich Homie … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Rich Gang, Young Thug + Rich Homie Quan are No. 1 on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 (10/25/14)

This week on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 countdown, Rich Gang, Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan own the list at number one with Lifestyle. Meanwhile, Jeezy and Jay Z come in at number two with Seen It All, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Rich Gang, Young Thug + Rich Homie Quan are No. 1 on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 (10/25/14)

This week on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 countdown, Rich Gang, Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan own the list at number one with Lifestyle. Meanwhile, Jeezy and Jay Z come in at number two with Seen It All, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘I (Love Myself)’ is No. 1 on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 (10/18/14)

This week on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 countdown, rap genius Kendrick Lamar owns the list with his upbeat track  I (Love Myself). Coming in at number two is Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg and TY Dolla $ign with their feel good … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘I (Love Myself)’ is No. 1 on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 (10/18/14)

This week on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 countdown, rap genius Kendrick Lamar owns the list with his upbeat track  I (Love Myself). Coming in at number two is Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg and TY Dolla $ign with their feel good … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

VIDEO: It’s Jennifer Hudson’s world, and we’re all just living in it

Jennifer Hudson is what one might refer to as a force of nature. First appearing on the scene as an American Idol contestant, J-Hud has since put out three albums (the latest is called JHUD), appeared in feature films (Dreamgirls!) … Continued

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VIDEO: It’s Jennifer Hudson’s world, and we’re all just living in it

Jennifer Hudson is what one might refer to as a force of nature. First appearing on the scene as an American Idol contestant, J-Hud has since put out three albums (the latest is called JHUD), appeared in feature films (Dreamgirls!) … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

PHOTOS: See Boyz II Men bring the ’90s back to their high school auditorium

Airs Tuesday 10/21 at 5 pm ET on Heart & Soul, Ch. 48 Rebroadcasts Friday 10/24 at 12 pm ET & Sunday 10/26 at 8 pm ET In an exclusive Up Close & Personal event on Heart & Soul (Ch. … Continued

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PHOTOS: See Boyz II Men bring the ’90s back to their high school auditorium

Airs Tuesday 10/21 at 5 pm ET on Heart & Soul, Ch. 48 Rebroadcasts Friday 10/24 at 12 pm ET & Sunday 10/26 at 8 pm ET In an exclusive Up Close & Personal event on Heart & Soul (Ch. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

“2014, what? I’m gonna remember this year very fondly.” Tinashe opens up about 2 On + her overnight success

If you haven’t heard Tinashe’s super smash hit  2 On, then you’ve basically been living under a musical rock (sorry). Not only is the singer, dancer, actress and a model’s single a bona fide Song of Summer 2014, but her debut … Continued

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“2014, what? I’m gonna remember this year very fondly.” Tinashe opens up about 2 On + her overnight success

If you haven’t heard Tinashe’s super smash hit  2 On, then you’ve basically been living under a musical rock (sorry). Not only is the singer, dancer, actress and a model’s single a bona fide Song of Summer 2014, but her debut … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

What’s Usher listening to right now?

Usher, an iconic R&B crooner and dancer who truly needs no introduction, recently stopped by SiriusXM’s studios where we briefly caught up with him to ask: Hey, Usher, what are you listening to right now? Among the U Got It … Continued

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What’s Usher listening to right now?

Usher, an iconic R&B crooner and dancer who truly needs no introduction, recently stopped by SiriusXM’s studios where we briefly caught up with him to ask: Hey, Usher, what are you listening to right now? Among the U Got It … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

SchoolBoy Q’s “Studio (Remix)” is No. 1 again on Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 (10/4/14)

This week on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 countdown, Schoolboy Q, BJ The Chicago Kid and Nas make number one with their remix of the super-chill track Studio. Falling at number two is Jeezy and Jay Z with Seen It All, … Continued

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SchoolBoy Q’s “Studio (Remix)” is No. 1 again on Hip Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 (10/4/14)

This week on Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 countdown, Schoolboy Q, BJ The Chicago Kid and Nas make number one with their remix of the super-chill track Studio. Falling at number two is Jeezy and Jay Z with Seen It All, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Smokey Robinson tells it like it is: “Love is peculiar. You don’t always love who loves you.”

Replays Saturday 10/11 at 6 pm ET on Soul Town, Ch. 49 Iconic R&B and soul singer (and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee) Smokey Robinson visited SiriusXM’s Soul Town last week for a SiriusXM Town Hall, where he … Continued

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Smokey Robinson tells it like it is: “Love is peculiar. You don’t always love who loves you.”

Replays Saturday 10/11 at 6 pm ET on Soul Town, Ch. 49 Iconic R&B and soul singer (and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee) Smokey Robinson visited SiriusXM’s Soul Town last week for a SiriusXM Town Hall, where he … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

J-Hud gets up close and personal: ‘You can’t please everybody. You gotta do you, ya know?’

Rebroadcasting Friday 9/26 at 12 pm ET and Sunday 9/28 at 7 pm ET on Heart & Soul Jennifer Hudson first came on the scene as a contestant on American Idol. But she has blown so far past her reality … Continued

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J-Hud gets up close and personal: ‘You can’t please everybody. You gotta do you, ya know?’

Rebroadcasting Friday 9/26 at 12 pm ET and Sunday 9/28 at 7 pm ET on Heart & Soul Jennifer Hudson first came on the scene as a contestant on American Idol. But she has blown so far past her reality … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Drake, T.I + Jeezy top Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (8/30/14)

In this week’s Music Meeting Top 10, Drake comes out on top with 0-100. Meanwhile, T.I. and Young Thug are all about the money, and Jeezy and Jay Z have Seen It All. Rich Gang, Young Homie Quan, and Young … Continued

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Drake, T.I + Jeezy top Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (8/30/14)

In this week’s Music Meeting Top 10, Drake comes out on top with 0-100. Meanwhile, T.I. and Young Thug are all about the money, and Jeezy and Jay Z have Seen It All. Rich Gang, Young Homie Quan, and Young … Continued

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Road Trip Playlists: Soul Town

According to Soul Town programmer B.K. Kirkland, “A road trip is not a real road trip without planning a good route.” We’d like to add to that by saying “A road trip is not a real road trip without planning … Continued

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Road Trip Playlists: Soul Town

According to Soul Town programmer B.K. Kirkland, “A road trip is not a real road trip without planning a good route.” We’d like to add to that by saying “A road trip is not a real road trip without planning … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (8/23/2014)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Drake rises from number four to number one with 0-100. Schoolboy Q and BJ The Chicago Kid are up from number three and claim the number two spot with Studio, shifting T.I. and Young … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (8/23/2014)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Drake rises from number four to number one with 0-100. Schoolboy Q and BJ The Chicago Kid are up from number three and claim the number two spot with Studio, shifting T.I. and Young … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

It’s #WizKhalifaWednesday! Let’s celebrate by watching Wiz Khalifa perform We Dem Boyz LIVE

Happy #WizKhalifaWednesday! Yep, you heard us right. Wiz Khalifa has just dropped his fifth studio album, Blacc Hollywood, and we’re releasing all kinds of performance clips from his recent SiriusXM Underplay concert at Webster Hall to celebrate. First up, watch … Continued

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It’s #WizKhalifaWednesday! Let’s celebrate by watching Wiz Khalifa perform We Dem Boyz LIVE

Happy #WizKhalifaWednesday! Yep, you heard us right. Wiz Khalifa has just dropped his fifth studio album, Blacc Hollywood, and we’re releasing all kinds of performance clips from his recent SiriusXM Underplay concert at Webster Hall to celebrate. First up, watch … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (8/16/2014)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Lil Wayne and Drake rise from number two to claim the top spot with Believe Me, while T.I. and Young Thug are at number two with About The Money. Schoolboy Q and BJ … Continued

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HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (8/16/2014)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Lil Wayne and Drake rise from number two to claim the top spot with Believe Me, while T.I. and Young Thug are at number two with About The Money. Schoolboy Q and BJ … Continued

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Watch Nico & Vinz perform Am I Wrong

Nico & Vinz, comprised of Nico Sereba and Vincent “Vinz” Dery, stopped by SiriusXM’s Hits 1 to perform their hit single Am I Wrong. Sereba, whose mother is from Norway and father is from Côte d’Ivoire and Dery, whose parents are Ghanaian, are … Continued

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Watch Nico & Vinz perform Am I Wrong

Nico & Vinz, comprised of Nico Sereba and Vincent “Vinz” Dery, stopped by SiriusXM’s Hits 1 to perform their hit single Am I Wrong. Sereba, whose mother is from Norway and father is from Côte d’Ivoire and Dery, whose parents are Ghanaian, are … Continued

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