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Varien Unveils Album 'The Ancient & Arcane,' "Supercell" Video, Talks Influences

Nick Pittsinger, known to many within the music space by his producer, DJ name Varien, is prepping a brand new album The Ancient & Arcane out in just over two weeks. The composer, instrumentalist, producer and DJ has already garnered a strong ...

5 Best Twitter Beefs of 2015: One Direction, Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift and More

Twitter hasn't been short on beefs for 2015, but this week has blown up the social media service as Meek Mill has called out Drake for allegedly using a ghostwriter, and Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift have gone back and forth about VMA nominations and ...

Deadhead Crafted Charity Campaign Hopes to Bring Grateful Dead to the East Coast

Deadheads on the East Coast decided against sitting idly by while their musical heroes performed Fare Thee Well shows across the country in the Santa Clara and Chicago areas. After hearing of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann's unwavering drive ...

[EXCLUSIVE] K Camp Talks 2015 XXL Freshman Cover, New Album & What "Slum Life" Means

Rapper K Camp had a big year in 2013, but never ended up on XXL's 2014 Freshman Class cover. ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Lana Del Rey, M.I.A., Bon Iver ...

60 Years of Mouseketeers: Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Miley and More

Today marks an important anniversary for the most epic day in Disney history: Walt opened the gates of Disneyland to the world, and introduced the Mouseketeers to the world. The preteen performers might seem like a gimmick now, but the lengths at ...

8 Songs More Popular Live: Bruce Springsteen, U2, Bob Marley and More

Bob Marley and The Wailers played a concert at Lyceum Theater on this date 40 years ago, which included the iconic version of the song "No Woman No Cry" that more fans are now familiar with, thanks to its inclusion on 'Legend.' The song had appeared ...

Watch R.Kelly's Perfect Michael Jackson Impression During Hot 97 Interview

Singer R. Kelly gushed over his experience working with legendary singer and King of Pop, Michael Jackson during his listening lounge interview with WBLS and Hot 97, Wednesday night.

Kurt Cobain, The Beatles and Michael Jackson: Bad Musician Statues

A humorous petition has suggested that Outkast's Andre 3000 and Big Boi be carved into Georgia's historic Stone Mountain, a monument near Atlanta that's drawn controversy for its homage to the Confederacy in the form of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis ...

5 Iranian Music Stars To See Sans-Sanctions: Googoosh, Masoud, Yas and More

It's a great or terrible day, depending on who you ask, as the United States and a number of nations have come to an agreement with Iran to keep an eye on the latter's nuclear program while lifting sanctions that have been in place since 1979. ...

7 Musicians in Playboy: Madonna, Mariah Carey, Azealia Banks and More

Thirty years ago, pop fans-but mostly guys interested in the female form-received the most recent issue of Playboy, which featured superstar Madonna on the cover. Looking back, it doesn't seem all too surprising that perhaps the biggest female ...

Future Talks 'Dirty Sprite 2', Ciara Break Up, Being Overlooked At Grammys [Exclusive]

Rapper Future exclusively spoke to Hot 97 Listening lounge filled with fans in an intimate setting at New York City's hot spot, SOB's for his album Dirty Sprite 2.

Exclusive Interview: Marv Mack Slams Paula Deen Following Black Face Scandal

Philly rapper Marv Mack is making waves with his latest single, "Paula Deen," off of his mixtape, 'Golden Band-Aids.' Ironically enough, he coincidentally dropped his music video around the chef's second racial scandal following her N-word fiasco a ...

Best Songs of 2015 (So Far): Kanye West, Leon Bridges, A$AP Rocky and More

Six months down and six months to go: Music Times just can't wait until the end of 2015 to release its list of the best songs released this year, so we're giving you a free preview with our midyear favorites. We left no stone unturned, considering ...

Best Albums of 2015 (So Far): Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine and More

Six months down and six months to go: Music Times just can't wait until the end of 2015 to release its list of the best albums released this year, so we're giving you a free preview with our midyear favorites. From the highly anticipated returns of ...

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