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Wale 'The Album About Nothing' Hot 97 Listening Lounge Session: Rapper Talks Beck & Kendrick Lamar Comments, Backlash, Wanting Success of Jay Z, Outkast

Rapper Wale opened up about his recent Billboard comments regarding being compared to singer Beck and rapper Kendrick Lamar during his Hot 97 Listening Lounge for his latest album, "The Album About Nothing." ...

Andy Kim & Kevin Drew Talk 'It's Decided,' Defining Success, Remaking 'Shoot 'Em Up Baby,' And Other Lessons Learned [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Andy Kim and Kevin Drew are a seemingly unlikely duo, despite both hailing from Canada. You probably know Kim as the industry veteran who co-wrote the Archies' hit "Sugar, Sugar" and classics like 1974's "Rock Me Gently" and "Shoot 'Em Up Baby." ...

How Andy Kim & Kevin Drew's Collaborative New Album 'It's Decided' Became A Success Story [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Andy Kim doesn't waste a heartbeat. If you have the honor to speak with him, it is because he felt you were worth those precious moments. Because that's all we are. That's all time is on this earth. Heartbeats. And we might as well feel something. ...

EXCLUSIVE: British Folk Singer George Ezra Tells The Story Behind The Drunken Night That Landed Him Bloody In Front Of The Ramones

George Ezra takes us to "Budapest" and back on Wanted on Voyage, his critically acclaimed debut album which quickly shot to the top of the charts in eight different countries and became the UK's third highest selling album in 2014. Now, the ...

INTERVIEW: Striking Matches Ready to Set Fire to Country World with Debut Album 'Nothing But The Silence'

Two powerful, blues-inspired country guitarists stand determined, face-to-face as they wage war on silence, creating new music that oozes of twang, chemistry and raw emotion in a way not heard since The Civil Wars. This is Striking Matches. Made up ...

INTERVIEW: Talking Tour, Music Videos and Kicking It Old School with OK Go's Tim Nordwind

Throughout its nearly 20-year career, OK Go has never been what you would call an ordinary rock band. Long before the viral videos and trippy blend of indie, rock and pop, OK Go was always a batch of creatives. Now, they're looking to bring that on ...

Bryshere "Yazz The Greatest" Gray On Playing Rapper Hakeem Lyon on 'Empire' [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Bryshere Gray, aka Yazz the Greatest, drip-dropped his way into becoming a household name after landing a plum role on Fox's Empire arguably the hottest show of the new 2015 season. As bad boy rapper Hakeem Lyon, the 21-year-old Phildelphia native ...

Ekaterina Gordeeva Juggles Motherhood with 'Dancing for Joy' in New 'Stars on Ice' Tour

Figure skaters come and go, some grab titles only to disappear a year or two later. Sometimes the only goal is to win a national title and then to leave the sport altogether. Very few skaters actually find any kind of longevity in the often fickle ...

Emily Hearn Talks New Album 'Hourglass,' Bill Murray's Appearance In Her Music Video, Her Upcoming Tour & More; Performs "The Oak Tree" & "Volcano" [WATCH]

Singer-songwriter Emily Hearn just released her latest album Hourglass this month and will be embarking on a massive North American tour, opening for Tyrone Wells that will take them from coast to coast and everywhere in between. Before she hit the ...

All-4-One Talks 20th Anniversary Album, 'I Swear' Success & Being the Longest Running Groups With Original Members [EXCLUSIVE]

Music Times spoke exclusively to 90's boy band All-4-One about their shot to fame with their 1993 hit single "I Swear," being the longest running group with the original members and why their version of "I Turn To You" didn't gain the same success as ...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Junkie XL Shares 'Mad Max: Fury Road' & 'Run All Night' Score Details

Junkie XL has been making waves in the film, TV and video game industries with a strong collection of soundtracks and scores already under his belt, despite starting his career as a touring musician beforehand. Forming partnerships with and assisting ...

Dan & The Wildfire Frontman Talks New Album 'Bull Moose,' Tour Plans, A Memorable Trip To Build-A-Bear & More [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Boston-based Americana band Dan & The Wildfire are set to release their new album Bull Moose, which features the singles "Austin, TX," "Backwash" and "Buzzard," on March 31. Ahead of their March 19 album release party at New York City's Rockwood ...

[Exclusive] Former 'Next' Singer RL Talks About Self-Esteem Issues Growing Up, A Successful Solo Career & His Admiration for Singer Brandy

Music Times caught up with singer RL, formerly from the 90's hit group "Next," at the Resorts World Casino where he exclusively opened up to us about his comfortability on stage despite growing up with low self-esteem, his thoughts on R&B music today ...

R&B Singer Case Talks 'Heaven's Door,' Falling Back in Love With Music, Appreciation for Trey Songz [EXCLUSIVE]

R&B singer Case put on a masterful performance this month at Resorts World Casino before taking the time to talk to 'Music Times' about his new album 'Heaven's Door,' today's R&B music and how he thinks singer Trey Songz reflects him in his music. ...

10 Questions with Japanese Rock Stars Vamps: Hyde and K.A.Z Discuss Anne Rice, the Budokan and The Rocker "Look"

Music Times got online to chat with Vamps ahead of its next trip to the United States, discussing the best pop culture vampires, shopping for the band's "look" and theoretically touring with Yellow Magic Orchestra members. The band will be touring in ...

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