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Musiq Soulchild, The Husel

Musiq Soulchild Releases Rap Mixtape As The Husel [LISTEN]

Sep 2014 19:58PM EDT

Musiq Soulchild has had quite a successful R&B career but as of late he's decided to venture off into the other side of the spectrum.READ MORE

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Wins Lawsuit Against Her Former Hairstylist

Sep 2014 19:48PM EDT

According to TMZ, the "Anaconda" rapper dodged a $30 million lawsuit filed by her former hairstylist, who claims Minaj cut him out of a business deal.READ MORE

Soulja Boy

Soulja Boy Says He Inspired Lyrics From Drake's "Started From The Bottom" [WATCH]

Sep 2014 17:21PM EDT

During a recent interview with Vlad TV, rapper/producer Soulja Boy claimed that he was the inspiration behind a lyric in Drake's smash "Started From The Bottom."READ MORE


Stalley Unveils 'Ohio' Tracklist

Sep 2014 17:05PM EDT

Last month, Stalley announced the release date for his forthcoming album Ohio and now he's giving fans a look at the LP's tracklist.READ MORE

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco Shares New Song "Pu$$y" Featuring Billy Blue [LISTEN]

Sep 2014 15:39PM EDT

We may not have a release date yet for Lupe Fiasco's next album Tetsuo & Youth, but today the Chicago rapper dropped a new single to tide us over. "Pu$$y" features production by MoeZ'art and a hook from Miami rapper Billy Blue, with cover artwork featuring a photograph of Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who I'm sure will love being associated with a song like this.READ MORE

Surfjan Stevens

Songs Named For America's Biggest Cities; Starring Frank Sinatra, Neil Young and Maybe A$AP Rocky

Sep 2014 14:03PM EDT

Music Times checked out the most recent census data to confirm what the nine largest cities in the United States are and then went out in search of songs titled after that city. This means ONLY the town names, with no extra words ("New York" applies..."Let's Get Rid of New York" by The Randoms does not, for example).READ MORE

French Montana

French Montana Shares New Single "Suicide," And It's Pretty Bleak [LISTEN]

Sep 2014 13:50PM EDT

New York rapper French Montana has shared a new single called "Suicide" which you can check out below. Like its title suggests, the song is pretty bleak, though not as explicitly about suicide as, say, Biggie's "Suicidal Thoughts."READ MORE

August Alsina

August Alsina Remains Under Hospital Care

Sep 2014 13:46PM EDT

R&B crooner August Alsina remains under hospital care after collapsing during a concert at New York City's Irving Plaza on Monday night.READ MORE

Waka Flocka Flame

Waka Flocka Flame Says He's Hiring A Blunt Roller

Sep 2014 13:44PM EDT

Waka Flocka Flame needs help with a very important task. In fact, it's so important he's willing to pay $50,000 a year to get the job done.READ MORE

Chris Brown

LISTEN: Chris Brown Freestyles Over Schoolboy Q's "Studio"

Sep 2014 12:40PM EDT

Chris Brown may have been incredibly thoughtful when penning the lyrics for his new album X, but he can still work it on the fly, too. The "New Flame" singer stopped by Power 106's Liftoff show yesterday (Sept. 16) to promote his sixth studio album and did a rather impressive half sung, half rapped freestyle over Schoolboy Q's single "Studio."READ MORE

Meghan Trainor in "All About That Bass"

Meghan Trainor and Taylor Swift in Downloads Battle while Rest of The Field Struggles to Keep Up

Sep 2014 12:28PM EDT

The overall sales numbers remained low on the Digital Downloads chart for a second week even though competition for the top spot is heating up again.READ MORE

Eric Bellinger

Eric Bellinger Responds To Nicki Minaj Removing His Production Credit On 'Anaconda'

Sep 2014 12:18PM EDT

Earlier this summer, there was some confusion regarding Bellinger's contributions to Minaj's megahit "Anaconda" and matters have only gotten worse.READ MORE

DJ Premier

DJ Premier and Funkmaster Flex Among Honorees Named for Global Spin DJ Awards

Sep 2014 12:06PM EDT

Music Times is live from the press conference in New York City where the Global Spin Awards will soon be announcing it's nominees for the 2014 awards ceremony. Check out all the nominees here:READ MORE


Lecrae Takes First No. 1 in Week Full of New Albums

Sep 2014 11:46AM EDT

There aren't as many huge debuts as last week but this week does mark the most new albums to crack into the Top 10 yet during 2014 as seven new records make the list this week. Yes, that does mean that the Frozen soundtrack has finally left the Top 10 for the first time this year. Big things are happening.READ MORE

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar's New Single '(i) (love myself)' Possibly Dropping On Sept. 23

Sep 2014 11:28AM EDT

Kendrick Lamar's next album is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year (or next year, whenever he ends up finishing it), but he might be closer to finishing it than we think. HipHop-N-More reports that the lead single from the Compton rapper's new album will be dropping on Tuesday, Sept. 23, though there are conflicting reports as to what the actual title of the single is: it's either "(i) (love myself)," or simply "I."READ MORE

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